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Why are protein shakes so popular?

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Whey protein shakes are very popular in power sports. While it is important to consume adequate protein to build, maintain and recover muscle tissues, protein requirements can be easily achieved through a normal diet. So why everyone is paying so much for these products? Whey […]

Meat

Stuffed pepper

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Ingredients: 4 persons 4 red bell peppers 8 carrots 200g rice (preferably brown rice) 400g ground beef 4 tbsp tomato paste Margarine Thymus/basil/herbs de Provence Preparation method: Wash the bell peppers, cut of the top (this will become the “lid”) and remove the seeds. Peel […]

Meat

Steak with creamy mushroom sauce

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Ingredients: 4 persons 400g beefsteak 500g slices mushrooms 2 tbsp mustard 3 tbsp Worcestershiresauce 150ml cream 8% pepper Margarine Preparation method: Preheat the oven at 100°C. Season the steak with pepper. Melt some margarine in a pan. Make sure the pan is very hot before […]

Fish

Mediterranian salad

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Ingredients: 4 persons 1 iceberg lettuce 200g green beans 200g new potatoes 4 eggs 1 green bell pepper 1 onio 200g tuna 50g cubes of low-fat cheese 8 cherry tomatoes 50g black olives Basil Preparation method: Wash the vegetables. Tear the lettuces leaves and place […]

Carbs

Spicy Pasta

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Ingredients: 4 persons 400g pasta (uncooked) 6 tomatoes 2 teaspoons lemon juice 2 shallots 2 cloves of garlic 1 or 2 green peppers 1 or 2 red peppers basil Preparation method: Remove the stems from the tomatoes and carve the skin a little bit. Place […]

Meat

Shepherd’s Pie

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Ingredients: 4 persons 1 peeled and shredded onion 4 peeled and chopped carrots 2 finely chopped celery stalks 400g ground beef 150ml red wine 150ml vegetable broth Can of tomato paste 800g peeled potatoes 100ml skimmed milk thymus, parsley, pepper, salt oil Preparation method: Heat […]

First course

Cucumber soup

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Ingredients: 6 persons 1 onion 2 Cucumbers 500ml chicken broth 100ml skimmed milk Salt/pepper Preparation method: Shred the onion. Peel the cucumbers and chop them. Braise the onion for 5minutes. Add the cucumbers and braise again for 5minutes. Pour the chicken broth over it and […]

Breakfast

Rolled oats cookies

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Ingredients: 8 cookies 12 tbsp Rolled oats (Quackers) 1 teasp baking powder 4 sp honey Boiling water Bakery paper Preparation method: Preheat the oven to 160°C. Put the rolled oats, baking powder and honey in a bowl and mix well. Add boiling water while stirring […]

Carbs

Potato gratin

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Ingredients: 4 persons Potatoes ± 800g Light cream ± 50g Broth Shallot Pepper Preparation method: Peel the potatoes and cut them into thin slices. Chop the shallot finely. Place the potato slices in layers in a baking dish. Season the layers with pepper and shallot […]

Carbs

Simple milkshake

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Ingredients: 1 person 1 ripe banana 250ml skimmed milk Some ice cubes Preparation method: Put the banana in the milk and mix it with a mixer until there are no nubs left and you have some foam on the milk. Put some ice cubes in […]

Meat

Hutsepot – Typical flemish dish

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Ingredients: 8 persons 800g beef (for carbonades) 1,5kg potatoes 4 carrots 4 turnips 1/2 Celeriac 2 celery stalks 2 leeks 250g sprouts 1/2 cabbage 2 onions 3 tbsp liquid margarine Bouquet garni (thymus, bay laurel,…) Low-fat bouillon cube pepper (and salt) Preparation method: Peel the […]

Fish

White fish in a jacket

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Ingredients: 4 persons 400g (4pieces) white fish, skin and fish bones removed 100g (4slices) smoked ham toothpicks margarine fish herbs Preparation method: Season the fish with fish herbs and wrap them in a slice of ham. To make sure the fish stays nicely wrapped, stick […]

Chicken

Vol au vent

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Ingredients: 4 persons 250g mushrooms 400g chicken breast 1 tbsp liquid margarine 50g flour 500ml skimmed milk Low-fat chicken bouillon cube Preparation method: Cut the chicken into cubes and bake them together with the mushrooms in the margarine. Mix flour into the milk and heat […]

Chicken

Chicken – tomato skewers

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Ingredients: 4 persons 400g chicken brest cut into cubes 3 tbsp tomato paste 2 tbsp honey 2 tbsp worcestershire sauce 250g cherry tomatoes rosemary wooden skewers Preparation method: Soak the skewers in water for 30 minutes so they won’t burn. Preheat the grill at medium […]

Desserts

Strawberries with quark

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Ingredients: 1 person 125g strawberries 100g skimmed quark 1 tbsp sugar Preparation method: Wash the strawberries en remove the leaves. Cut them lengthwise into 4 parts. Mix the sugar in the quark en put it in a nice, transparent cup (yes, appearance does matter). Place the […]