Nutrition

Roasted Autumn Veg, Quinoa, Humus & Honey Lemon Dressing

Roasted Autumn Veg, Quinoa, Humus & Honey Lemon Dressing

It’s that time of year. The leaves are going burnt ocre and red and the woolly jumpers are coming out of hiding. We’re all loving focusing on our #environment pillar, going on windy walks and secretly wishing that soon we might see a little snow.

Local treasures - Find Food Heroes on your Doorstep

Local treasures - Find Food Heroes on your Doorstep

In this article we take a look at your Environment Pillar and discuss locally produced food. Have you ever thought about the number of miles your food travels before it lands on your plate? Have you ever considered the impact on losing local traditions and cultures by not supporting producers on your doorstep?

Avocado & Poached Egg on Toast Masterclass

Avocado & Poached Egg on Toast Masterclass

Avocado and Eggs are a staple of the wellness industry at the moment.  What's not to like!  It tastes amazing, is full of healthy fats, a great source of protein and keeps you feeling full for ages.  Here at the Strength Temple we are always looking to improve things and we've recently been working with some tasty flavour combos to keep our Avo and Eggs interesting and healthier than ever.  Check out this recipe which brings together the zing of Chilli and all the health benefits associated with Pomegranate Vinegar and Fresh Parsley.  We think this is a winner and everyone should be eating it.  Check out the full recipe and method here.....

Peanut Butter and Jelly Inspired Super Porridge!

Peanut Butter and Jelly Inspired Super Porridge!

This is one of the best flavour blasters we've created to date - pure food alchemy!  Beautiful soft porridge made with special milks, bombs of organic nut butter with a super fresh fruit salad vibe spiked with coconut, ginger and cherry topped off with the odd blast of salty pistachio!  We talk about old habits of processed white bread with sugar saturated jam and move you to a while new way of tasting this classic flavour combination.  It makes us feel great and is our power packed post HIIT breakfast of champions!  Come take a look......

Thai "Temple" Green Curry

Thai "Temple" Green Curry

This is my signature dish.  Everyone loves it, and it's often requested when I ask people what they'd like me to cook when I invite them for dinner.  It's also super healthy and a great way to get your greens hit. I really don't care what your relationship is like with greens; you will LOVE this dish.  It can be made Vegan super easy as well and is my go to dish for vegetarian guests.  Give it a try, I promise you will absolutely fall in love with it. Full details and recipe here.....

Salad Vibes

Salad Vibes

Yep; we LOVE a salad at The Strength Temple.  This one is pimped with some blue cheese and avocado.  It can get a little challenging coming up with new salad ideas, but it's so important.  Variety really is the SPICE of life when it comes to food.  Try this little bad boy combo to freshen up your palate and prepare to feel amazing after you've eaten the whole lot!......

Nutrition Jargon Decoded - Did you know you’re made from Star Dust?

Nutrition Jargon Decoded - Did you know you’re made from Star Dust?

We’ve all been gifted with an incredible machine.  It’s taken billions of years to evolve.  It self heals, it protects, it can think & reason.  It’s also made from star dust!  Yep - that’s right.  If you go right back to the essence of where the elements in your body come from they are only formed in the furnace of stars.  Click through and learn about the types of fuel you need for your machine.  We decode the nutrition jargon and provide ways to feed yourself rocket fuel!.......
 

Dragon Fruit #PurplePower

Dragon Fruit #PurplePower

Our founder Director, Richie Norton, has been in Malaysia recently training some racing drivers on the GP2 scene.  It’s been challenging keeping on top of clean eating with many of the dishes available deep fried, but we love the purple vibe of the Dragon Fruit which is plentiful in that part of the world!

Do you need a #TempleDay?

Do you need a #TempleDay?

Have any of you slipped during your progress with resolutions or goals?  I’d say 99.9% of people who answer with integrity and truth will say yes.  Well we’re here to tell you to relax!  We’ve come up with a method to get you back on track and overcome limiting behaviour.  We call it our #TempleDay and it’s a practice that once incorporated into your regime will ensure you can bounce back from any setback.  Full details are here…..

More Plants, less Pants & Green Smoothies

More Plants, less Pants & Green Smoothies


The Vitamins and Minerals in Green Vegetables are imperative for so many metabolic functions within the body that whenever a client asks me for weight loss advice, I will always increase their greens. Especially leafy greens. It makes a difference to their body composition, energy levels, complexion ... the list goes on.  To make things easy for you, here's an amazing green smoothie recipe that will have you hotting your green targets with ease.....

Spicy Coconut Rice with Poached Eggs

Spicy Coconut Rice with Poached Eggs

OK so it’s a real quick recipe today.  I’ve just knocked this up for breakfast and it was absolutely amazing.  I’m planning on doing a pretty intense workout this morning and needed some carbs to get me in the mood!  It's got everything in it to give you a boost.  Wild Rice, Poached Eggs, Watercress, Coconut Milk.  It's absolutely delicious, full recipe inside.....

Clean and Green - Kickstart with Chlorella

Clean and Green - Kickstart with Chlorella

So we're staying on our green theme with this article today.  We’re doing this because IT’s SO IMPORTANT and we want you to live a long, healthy and energy abundant life!

Phytonutrients give foods their colours, flavours and aromas and include substances like carotenoids and flavonoids.  These essential building blocks of life are linked to prevention of certain diseases including cancer.  We explore this area with an article below from our wonderful contributor Elizabeth McQuillan......

Immune Boosting Eastern Soup

Immune Boosting Eastern Soup

This soup has just gone down an absolute STORM on our social media platforms.  I guess it’s that time of year (in the UK) where we need this stuff to fight the bugs and fortify our bodies against the cold.

Having said that, this would be awesome in the summer served chilled from the fridge with some crushed ice mixed through as a type of gazpacho.  We’ll definitely be doing that in 6 months!  In the mean time, here’s a note from Richie Norton on this awesome concoction.  ENJOY!……..

Anchors & Healthy Chocolate Thick Shakes!

Anchors & Healthy Chocolate Thick Shakes!

So we’ve already discussed Anchors and their importance in controlling behaviour in some of our Mindfulness articles.  We caught up with Shona Vertue for an interview on how Anchors affect us in our day to day lives, and how she’s made some simple changes to move from limiting habits to great habits.  Her technique is an important lesson as it doesn’t fight the anchor, and uses it in an extremely positive and empowering way through redirection.  Oh - and she shares a version of a chocolate milkshake that will blow your socks off!  Enjoy…...

Are you throwing away your Avocado Seeds?

Are you throwing away your Avocado Seeds?

We all love Avocados.  They are so good for us and taste amazing (especially when sprinkled with some soft flakes of Malden Sea Salt.) The secret though is that people are throwing away the most nutritious parts and it's just so easy to prepare if you have a decent blender...

Protein Banana Loaf

Protein Banana Loaf

Get your baking hat on, get the kids involved, make it fun & make you're own tasty creations.  Personally we find it significantly more satisfying; you know what's gone in it & tastes better when you make it yourself!  Full "quick" recipe and directions.........

Chia Pudding & Removing bad habits

Chia Pudding & Removing bad habits

We've been duped by advertisers pushing that massive greasy pizzas or cupcakes towering with frosting make us feel good!  When you get on the track to eating cleaner and really listening to your body after you’ve eaten junk you’ll get it.  We promise!  This is a critical article to your progress followed by a recipe for Chia Pudding - one of our most favourite SUPERFOODS!  We hope you enjoy it :-).....

Morning rituals to kickstart and detox

Morning rituals to kickstart and detox

Some of you may already know about this magic morning potion, but either way you may need a reminder to kick off your day in the right way so you're ready for action.  It’s a bit of an acquired taste, but we highly recommend you give it a try!  Method here.....

Vegetable Roast Up!

Vegetable Roast Up!

Colourful roasted vibes right here!  It’s so easy, trust me on this one.  Get some vegetable love into your body with this super tasty Roasted Vegetable Dish.  We use Coconut oil and rosemary to add extra flavour.  Perfect to mix up your veg intake and add some variety to your nutrition......

Breakfast Porridge Jars

Breakfast Porridge Jars

This is a great breakfast hack and doesn’t take any time to make.  For those of you that get up, get in the shower and get out, you can do this the night before and leave it in the fridge.  Just don’t forget to take it with you.  Perhaps leave your keys with it 😉  Breakfast Porridge Jars......