protein

Homemade Burgers

Dave stepped in front of the camera to welcome elite athlete, triathlete, Iron Man athlete & artist Vanessa Raw into the studio. Vanessa served up her post-competition recipe of home made burgers & talked endurance nutrition. Watch the full episode here.

Ingredients

500g x Lean Meat London Mince

1 x Red Onion

1 x Red Chilli

Thumb-size piece of fresh Ginger

1 x Egg

Bunch of Coriander

150g Mixed Salad Leaves

1 x Red Pepper

Handful of Roasted Pine Nuts

This is Good Macadamia Nut Oil

1 x Jar of Green Pesto

Recipe

1. Finely chop-up the garlic, ginger, chilli & onions

2. In a mixing bowl, add what you have just chopped, with the mince & crack an egg over it. Mix together with your hands. Season with salt & pepper to taste.

3. Create small patties with your hands, and place in a hot frying pan.

4. While these cook on the hob, chop the remaining salad items & mix with the salad leaves to create a bed for your burgers. 

5. Drizzle some oil & pesto over the salad.

6. Ensure the burgers are cooked through, then remove from the heat, place over the salad & serve.

Chocolate Protein Pancakes

Harlequins winger Charlie Walker made (with the help of Joe) a dessert of protein pancakes, check out the full episode here.

Ingredients:

2 x Eggs

1 x Banana

MaxiNutrition Protein Powder

This is Good Macadamia Nut Oil

Fresh Berries

Greek Yoghurt

Dark Chocolate

Recipe

1. In a blender, add the milk, protein powder, eggs & a banana and blend until smooth.

2. Into a hot pan, pour the mix in slowly and fry-off small pancakes (as many as you have enough mix for).

3. Plate them up, add yoghurt and extra fruit and dark chocolate to taste.

Denver Steak & Sweet Potato Wedges

Team GB winter athlete Jordan Smallin made an delicious Denver Steak & Sweet Potato fries.. the perfect post-gym dinner. Watch the entire episode on our channel here.

Ingredients:

  • 2 Lean Meat London Denver steaks

  • Butter

  • 150g Button Mushrooms

  • 150ml fresh cream

  • Freshly ground black pepper

  • Ground sea salt

  • 2 cloves of garlic

  • 4 Sweet Potatoes

  • This is Good Macadamia Nut Oil

  • Light soy sauce

  • Tender stem broccoli

  • Garlic salt

Recipe

1. Slice the Sweet Potato into strips

2. In a mixing bowl, add the sweet potatoe strips, two tablespoons of Macadamia nut oil, plus two table spoons of light soy sauce, & mix thoroughly with your hands. Coating the sweet potato in the oils.

3. Put the Sweet potato in the oven at 200 Degrees C (leave for 25-30 mins until slightly caramelised).

4. Slice the button mushrooms into smaller pieces.

5. Heat a little oil in a saucepan, once hot, add the mushrooms and brown-them-off.

6. Once brown, add the cream for 4-5 minutes, ensuring is does not boil or burn.

7. Add salt & pepper and crushed garlic to taste.

8. Strip the leaves from the tender stem broccoli

9. Add to sauce pan of boiling water for 4-7 minutes.

10. In a griddle pan, add a little oil. Once hot, add the steaks & cook to personal preference (Jordan had his rare (3-4 mins). Season with garlic salt & pepper.

11. Plate everything up together, add extra seasoning if required.