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Hemp Freedom Breakfast Bowl

I was going to bring you guys the recipe for my lunch today - a curried chickpea nourish bowl - but I actually can't stop thinking about this so here it is. I've named it freedom cos it's free of so much, but instead of lacking, it's a giver! Sugar free, grain free, gluten free, wheat free, guilt free...but full of so much. Essential fats, protein, vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants if you add some dark berries on top. I generally let it soak for around 15 minutes before enjoying it, you could leave it overnight, just add a little more liquid so it's not too thick. Recipe per serve... 2 TBS hemp hearts, I got mine from good for store...

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Two Types of Pro Balls

Into week 3 and still enjoying this journey so much! Plus it's so awesome seeing some of my F45 class mates looking clearer and more sparkle in their eyes! Today I bring you 2 more varieties of my pro balls. They are so satisfying as morning or afternoon tea! Seriously, they really fill the gap! I've also posted my week 2 vlog which you can check out here. Recipe for Coconut + Lemon pro balls (makes 5)... 2 TBS vanilla plant protein powder 1 TBS hemp seeds 4 TBS desiccated coconut 1 TBS coconut flour 1 TBS LSA 2 TBS cashew/coconut butter 30mls coconut milk 7 drops organic lemon essential oil Recipe for PB + Choc Pro Balls... 2 TBS...

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Jaffa Pro Balls

The only prep I did yesterday was these and also another variety (even better than the last one) of chia pudding. It's been hot here in Auckland today, and I did the 12:15 class at F45 One Tree Hill, then grabbed some more organic produce from Huckleberry at Royal Oak. Plus our new vege garden arrived today! We decided on a vegepod, which we got online, you can have a peek here. We opted for the large size, with a stand...however, because the garden will end up weighing around 400kgs, we need to level some grass and pave it so the garden doesn't sink into the ground! So a work in progress that I'll keep you posted on... So these balls...ummmm...amazing....

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Week 1 Vlog

Well, today marks the start of week 2 on this journey, and a quick post here... I've shared my vlog from week 1. Check it out if you are curious about ever doing one of these F45 challenges, it might give you a little insight into what to expect along the way. And if you are doing the challenge yourself, I'd love to know how you're finding it! Have a magic Monday x

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Baked Kumara + Avo Salsa

Officially day 1 of the F45 8 week challenge and this was dinner. I have to admit, I am struggling with the no sugar thing. My mind is seriously foggy, and energy levels pretty low this afternoon, although they did pick up a little when I saw Stella's face at home time after school! If you are planning on dropping sugar, it's good to know what to expect in terms of withdrawal symptoms...heres a link to go into a bit more depth. You realise how brutal it is on your system when you're coming off it! The Pro Ball I pre-made yesterday and had this afternoon was totally welcome! You can find the sugar-free recipe for them here. Now, I...

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