We asked our food coach which food items she always keeps in stock in her kitchen. Be sure to add them to your shopping list the next time!
Eggs are a very good source of high quality protein, vitamins and minerals. Ideal for a post workout snack. They are one of the most versatile ingredients to work with. Whether you prefer a delicious scrambled egg for breakfast, a healthy cookie or a quiche for dinner; there are more ways to cook and use the humble egg than you could ever imagine.
Oatmeal, is a great carbohydrate and protein source, providing you long-lasting energy to jumpstart your morning. If you find that oatmeal makes a monotonous breakfast, think again! You can use it as an ingredient for brownies, cookies, pancakes and other treats. The possibilities are endless.
Eating a banana before a workout keeps the body’s blood sugar levels elevated and gives you an enormous energy boost. Next time you are making a smoothie, add a frozen banana for that extra creamy texture.
Nothing beats starting your day with a glass of water with some added fresh lemon juice. Minerals and vitamins are better absorbed with vitamin C, such as lemons.
Dark chocolate – 80% Cacao. Chocolate is the ultimate comfort food in times of stress. Dark chocolate – and not the sugary variations – is full of nutrients that can positively affect your health.