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Sunflower Lecithin for Breastfeeding

Lecithin use in breastfeeding by Libby Cain  Lecithin is an essential fat present in body cells and is often added to medication and food products for the number of health benefits it provides which include supporting function and health of the brain and cell membranes, antioxidant properties and supporting liver function to assist with fat loss.For breastfeeding women who suffer from blocked/plugged ducts or recurrent episodes of mastitis are often advised by their midwife or lactation con...

December 10, 2019

Chocolate Chip Hemp Cookies

Hemp flour is a nutritious and gluten-free alternative for wheat flour and can be used in most baking recipes as a flour part-substitute.  Hemp flour is high in protein, rich in Omega 3 & 6 fatty acids as well as a host of vitamins and minerals. It also adds a scrummy nutty taste to baking recipes.This recipe is a result of a bit of a wing-it chocolate-chip cookie concoction, but it turned out pretty darn good so thought it was worth sharing! Additional Nothing Naughty Collagen Powder and P...

September 19, 2019

An interview with #teamnothingnaughty athlete ambassador Lucy Olphert

You can't help but feel inspired and motivated around this energiser bunny.  She froths on helping others, making people laugh, and being the absolute best she can be.  Not only is she a reknown NZ equestrian athlete and coach but she also trains like a demon at the Adam's Centre for High Performance in her hometown of Tauranga, has won a small string of boxing matches, and fits in playing for a local hockey team. In between her busy travel schedule we managed to pin her down for ...

August 26, 2019

An interview with #teamnothingnaughty athlete Sam Osborne

With 11 career XTERRA World Tour wins behind him this Rotorua local is absolutely smashing it in his current season over in North Amercia.  We managed to catch Sam on a recent training break to get some insights into how he chases his potential..1.  When and how did you get into xterra racing? 2016. I raced ITU (short course road triathlon) for 7 years throughout Europe, but have always spent a lot of time on my mountain bike  (I am from Rotorua after all). So I guess it was alway...

August 25, 2019

The low-down on Keto brought to you by Grace Mortimer, Holistic Nutritionist

We've been getting a lot of Keto-related enquiries lately so we decided to enlist the help of local Holistic Nutritionist Grace Mortimer, of Grace Mortimer Health to give us a deeper insight into Keto, and share some knowledge with you all! If you are feeling a little overwhelmed with the balance of it all, don't be afraid to get in touch with Grace for more info (contact details at bottom of this post).  She is currently involved in a big study around the benefits of Keto for Alzheimers an...

August 22, 2019

Chocolate Collagen Protein Bites

These tasty treats are a little reminiscent of coconut rough.  Beyond delicious, packed with the goodness of our collagen and protein powders, and no refined sugars, yes please!!  Gluten-free, and dairy-free if using pea protein :) Ingredients1/3 C Nothing Naughty Chocolate or Vanilla Protein Powder  (Pea or Whey)1/4 C Nothing Naughty unflavored Collagen Powder1/4 C Desiccated Coconut1/4 C Cocoa or Cacao Powder1/4 C Nothing Naughty Cashew Butter (Can be substituted for p...

August 20, 2019

An interview with #teamnothingnaughty Xterra Athlete Samantha Kingsford

Hailing from just down the road in our very own Tirau, previously a local high school P.E teacher and now charging around the world as an Xterra (off-road triathlon) athlete.  With a recent string of wins and awesome results in North America this humble farm-girl has her sights set on the stars.  We get in on some of the nitty gritty below.. 1. When and how did you get into xterra racing?I started racing Xterra in 2018. Prior to this I was working full timas as a P.E teacher. When...

August 13, 2019

6 Great foods to eat post-run (and how you can combine them all in to a delicious smoothie!

1. BananaBananas are a fabulous snack both pre and post-running due to the carbs and sugars which are great for a readily available fuel source, and replenishing glycogen stores afterwards. The potassium in bananas may also help to reduce muscle cramps. 2. Whey or Pea ProteinBoth whey and pea protein contain all nine essential amino acids which go a long ‘whey’ to aid muscle repair and recovery post-exercise (and no it doesn’t make you bulk up!). Whilst Pea Protein has a lower amino acid c...

August 2, 2019

Interview with #teamnothingnaughty ambassador Ruby Ryan

At only 17 Ruby Ryan is clocking up some impressive results on the NZ and international mountain bike scene and has just been selected for the XCO world champs in Canada at the end of the month! We find out a little more about what makes her tick in our brief interview..1.  When and how did you get into mountain biking?I first started mountain biking when I was 4 years old. It started off as a family activity, then my older brother started competing and I loved to follow and chase him aroun...

July 31, 2019

Gluten-Free Banana Bread

You can't go wrong with banana bread!  This recipe incorporates our pea protein for added protein content. Gluten, dairy, and refined-sugar free.IngredientsWet2 large bananas, mashed2 medium-large eggs1/3 C coconut oil, melted1/2 C milk of choice2 TBSP honey, maple or fibre syrup1 tsp vanilla essenceDry1 tsp cinnamon2 C brown rice flour or other gluten-free flour2 scoops Nothing Naughty Vanilla or Chocolate Pea Protein1 1/2 tsp baking powder1/4 tsp baking sodaPinch of saltTopping1 large ban...

July 30, 2019

Protein Packed Breakfast Oats

Packed full of protein, collagen and nutrients this is the perfect brekkie for those chilly winter mornings.  Eat fresh or toss it into a keep cup for a desk-breakfast at work.  With the high protein content it will keep you well-full through till lunch.Ingredients1/3 C Wholegrain rolled oats1 Scoop Nothing Naughty Vanilla Pea or Whey Protein1 TBSP Chia Seeds2 tbsp Nothing Naughty Collagen Powder1/2 banana1 C Almond MilkSprinkle of cinnamonMethodPlace all ingredients into a small pot o...

July 22, 2019

Salted Chocolate Vegan Icecream Bites

These are our recent favourite protein icecream treat, the perfect size to satisfy the dessert craving, made of only good stuff! Vegan friendly, gluten, dairy and refined sugar free! If your'e not vegan or dairy intolerant feel free to trade the pea protein for a whey version :)Ingredients1 C Chopped frozen banana1/3-1/2 C Coconut cream2 scoops Nothing Naughty Chocolate Pea Protein1/4 tsp Sea salt, groundChocolate Shell3 TBSP coconut oil1 TBSP Cocoa Powder1/2 Scoop Nothing Naughty Chocolate Pea ...

July 15, 2019

Very Berry Snack Smoothie Bowl

The perfect snack-sized bowl for an afternoon of after-dinner healthy treat!Ingredients1/2 Banana1/2 C Frozen mixed berries1 TBSP Avocado1 scoop Nothing Naughty pea or whey protein1/2 C Milk of choiceMethod1.  Blend all ingredients in a bullet or blender, pulsing and then blending until a smooth, thick, creamy liquid forms.  Pour into a bowl and top with your favourite toppings! (We love keeping it simple with granola, coconut flakes and banana)...

July 11, 2019

Green Smoothie Bowl

Looking for new ways to increase your daily dose of the green stuff? Green smoothie bowls are a great way to up your daily vegetable intake whilst disguising them as a tasty breakfast, or snack.  This recipe includes avocado for added creaminess and is 100% vegan friendly with our Nothing Naughty Pea Protein & Vege Powder. Gluten-free, high protein, high nutrients, no added sugar, dairy-free optional.Ingredients1 small frozen banana, chopped2 TBSP avocado1/4 C fresh baby spinach leaves1/2 C...

June 25, 2019

Vegan & Gluten-free Afghan Cookies

A new twist on an old kiwi favourite! Vegan, Dairy-free, Gluten-free, Low Sugar.Ingredients1/3 C Coconut Oil1/3 C Nut Butter1 tsp Vanilla Essence1 C Gluten-free plain flour or rice flour2 Scoops Nothing Naughty Pea or Rice Protein (Natural, Vanilla, Chocolate or Caramel)2 TBSP Coconut Sugar2 TBSP Nothing Naughty Fibre Syrup (any flavour)1/3 C Cocoa or Cacao1/4 C Cacao Nibs3/4 C Gluten-free Cornflakes (hand-crushed)Icing8 pieces Whittaker's Dark Ghana Chocolate (72%)1/4 C Coconut CreamMethod1.&nb...

June 21, 2019

Peanut Butter Protein Flapjacks

Gluten-Free. Vegan & Dairy-free (if using a flax-egg).  High Protein. High Fibre. Low sugar.I first discovered 'flapjacks' on an outward bound course down south.  Tasty morsels great for pre-post training, hiking, and school lunches! These are a healthier version of traditional flapjacks using pea protein for added protein, and fibre syrup to sweeten.Ingredients1/2 C butter or vegan butter1 large egg3 TBSP fibre syrup1 tsp vanilla extract1/2 C peanut butter (We love Pic's)1/2 C Nothing...

June 18, 2019

Salted Chocolate Protein Thickshake

Frozen bananas + protein + milk + always make for a dreamy combo. This Salted Chocolate Thickshake is made extra thick with the ratio of frozen banana to milk.  Even though this dessert treat uses wholesome and nutritious ingredients, bananas still contain a decent amount of sugar so this smoothie is served in a wine glass for portion control :)Ingredients1/2-3/4 Frozen Banana1/3 C Milk1 small scoop of Nothing Naughty Whey or Pea Protein1 heaped teaspoon cocoa powder1 tsp Nothing Naughty Ca...

June 14, 2019

Gluten-Free Super Clean Protein Pancakes

These pancakes are the easiest thing to make with only three base ingredients - banana, eggs, and protein powder.  This variation has added cooked pumpkin and cinnamon for those winter feels.  Quick and easy to make these are a perfect pre-or-post training brekkie, and leftovers can be eaten cold as a snack!Ingredients1 medium-large banana2 eggs1/2 C cooked pumpkin1 scoop Nothing Naughty vanilla pea or whey protein1/2 tsp cinnamonMethod1.  Heat a little coconut oil or butter in a ...

June 11, 2019

Gluten-Free Chocolate Chip Protein Cookies

Vegan, Gluten-Free, Dairy Free, Low in sugar.  The secret ingredient to these flourless cookies...chickpeas! Before you turn your nose up at the idea, you must try them. Chickpeas are a fantastic gluten-free alternative to flour as they provide a very similar texture in baking and provide a better nutritional profile, higher in protein and containing a range of vitamins and minerals.  Low in sugar with the use of our Nothing Naughty fibre syrup instead of refined sugar these make a gre...

June 4, 2019

Super Smoothie Breakfast Bowl

Start the day with a power-packed breakkie that you can be as creative as you like with! A great post-morning-workout breakkie with a good mix of protein, healthy carbs and a range of nutrients & antioxidants.Super Smoothie Bowl Ingredients1 small-medium frozen ripe banana, chopped1/3 C frozen blueberries1/2 C fresh spinach Leaves1 scoop Nothing Naughty protein of choice (This used vanilla pea protein)2 tsp cacao or cocoa powder1/2 C milk of choice (cow's milk makes a creamier texture, plan-base...

May 31, 2019

Pumpkin Pie Protein Smoothie

Because pumpkins are such a 'mare to chop when raw, I like to cook a whole one in the oven then chop it up. Which means I have an abundance of pumpkin in the fridge for a week and have to find ways to sneak it in to every meal. Here's one of my fav pumpkin smoothie recipes inspired by Pumpkin Pie.Ingredients1 Small Frozen Banana1/3 C Cooked Pumpkin1/4 tsp Cinnamon1 tsp Nothing Naughty Maple Fibre Syrup1 scoop Nothing Naughty Vanilla Pea or Whey Protein1 C Milk of choiceMethodPop all ingredients ...

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