• Jamie Honour

Nutrition Plans


Here are 3 daily sample plans to help give you some ideas and structure to your nutrition plan. All meals have been calorie counted for you and as you have read already you may need to adjust the calorie amounts to suit your calorie target. On the bottom of each page there is a cup to gram conversion chart to help you with each recipe. For more inspirational recipes visit our recipe page!

Sample Plan 1


Breakfast:

Whipped Banana Oatmeal (1 serving)

357 kcal per serving

Think oats are bland & boring then think again with this tasty start to the day

Ingredients:

1/3 cup oats/3 cup almond or soya milk1/2 cup water 1 banana, sliced1/2 tbsp. chia seeds Vanilla, stirred in at end

Method

Start by combining rolled oats, water, and milk in a saucepan over medium heat. Slice a banana into VERY thin pieces, leaving just a few bigger chunks. Walk away for a few minutes while the oatmeal heats. Once it begins to steam or bubble, stir vigorously at times to “whip” the banana into the oats. The oats will take about 5 minutes on medium heat from start to finish to fully absorb the liquid. They’re done when they reach your desired consistency! Then I stir in vanilla and portion into bowls. Add any toppings you like, such as almond or peanut butter dollops, nuts, granola, coconut.

The whipped method produces a really creamy bowl of oats. The bananas basically disappear, so there are no chunks. Since banana is an emulsifier of sorts, this method suspends the oats into a thick, creamy consistency and the whole bowl is sweeter because the banana’s sweetness permeates throughout.


Mid-morning smoothie

Green spinach & avocado smoothie (1 serving)

305 calories per serving



Ingredients

Half a ripe avocado, halved and pitted

½ cup spinach

½ cup alpro vanilla or plain yogurt

¾ cup almond or soya milk

2 or 3 tsp honey

Method

Combine avocado, spinach and honey into a blender.

Blend slowly adding milk until desired consistency is reached


Lunch

Tuna cannellini bean salad (4 servings)

250 calories per serving


Ingredients 2 tins of tuna in spring water drained 400g cannellini beans drained and rinsed 2 small red onion (chopped) 2 clove garlic (chopped) 2 handful chopped parsley 2 tablespoon olive oil 2 tablespoon lemon juice salt and pepper to taste 4 handful salad greens

½ cup cherry tomatoes

Method 1. Mix the tuna, beans, onion, garlic and parsley in a bowl. 2. Mix the olive oil, lemon juice, salt and pepper in a bowl. 3. Mix the dressing and the tuna and beans with the greens & tomatoes

Mid Afternoon snack

Raw cashew, almond, cacao energy bar (14 servings)

212 calories per serving – keep in freezer enough for 14 days in row!!!


Ingredients

300g moist dates, pitted roughly chopped

250g cashew nuts

100g almonds

2-3 tablespoons cacao powder (or cocoa powder)

Pinch of sea salt

2 – 3 tablespoons cold water

Method

Line 8 x 4 container or tray with aluminium foil or cling wrap

Pulse chopped dates, cashew, almonds, cacao powder and sea salt in a food processor until the texture is coarse

Then add a little water at a time until it reaches a dry but moist consistency.

Scrape the dough mixture into the lined pan, press evenly

Chill for 1 hour and cut into 12 – 15 squares.

Dinner

Sweet potato, mushroom & spinach salad (1 serving)

350 calories per serving


Ingredients

200g sweet potato

Dozen chestnut mushrooms

2 bowls of (cooked) spinach

2 jalenpeno peppers (if to spicy use normal pepper)

Dozen cherry tomatoes

Apple cider vinegar

Cinnamon

Paprika

Salt

Olive oil

Method

Slice the sweet potatoes into bite-sized cubes and place them on a baking tray. Drizzle with olive oil, salt, paprika and cinnamon. Bake for 15-20 minutes at 190C, until they’re soft.

While these cook slice the mushrooms into pieces and gently stir fry them with olive oil, salt, two teaspoons of apple cider vinegar and the chopped jalapeño pepper (remember to discard the seeds before chopping). This should take about 7 minutes. Just before the end add the spinach and allow it to wilt. This is a very quick process, it will only take 2 or three minutes to become perfectly soft. Slice the cherry tomatoes into quarters.


Total calories for the day - 1474

Sample Plan 2

Breakfast

Baked Oatmeal Snack Bar (10 servings)

205 calories per serving including ½ cup of dates



No time for breakfast in the morning then pre bake these delicious beauties at the start of the week & use one serving every morning. Also great choice for mid afternoon snack.

Ingredients

1.5 cups of oats

½ cup chopped walnuts (or any nuts you like)

½ cup dried fruit (any you like – raisins, dates, figs, cranberries)

½ cup seeds (any you like – sunflower, pumpkin, and flax)

1 tsp cinnamon

1 tsp salt

1.25 cups almond milk

1 egg

Method

Pre heat oven to 350*

Mix dry ingredients

Mix wet ingredients

Pour wet into dry, stir to combine

Pour into 9 x 9 baking dish lined with grease proof baking paper

Bake for 40 minutes

Cut into 9 squares


Mid Morning

Raspberry & green kale smoothie (1 serving)

222 calories per serving



Ingredients

1 cup of green kale

¾ cup raspberries

1 banana

2 – 3 ice cubes

½ cup water

Optional add in’s ½ chopped apple, ground flaxseeds

Blend everything together adding more or less ice and liquid, depending on your preference. Enjoy!


Lunch

Veggie omelette (1 serving)

373 calories per serving



Ingredients ¼ cup each red and green peppers, sliced ¼ cup mushrooms, sliced 1 spring onion, diced Non-stick spray ¼ cup tomato, diced

Little sea salt & pepper to season

4 eggs

Cook the veg

Sauté the peppers, mushrooms and onion in a small pan with the non-stick spray until they are cooked through but still firm. Mix with the tomatoes, and add to the omelette.

Cook the eggs

Mix the eggs and salt and pepper in a bowl with a whisk until they just begin to lighten in colour. Heat a medium pan over medium-high heat, and spray it with the non-stick cooking spray. Pour the eggs into the pan, and stir vigorously for a few seconds, as if you were making scrambled eggs. Once solid chunks begin to form, 10 seconds maximum, leave the pan alone so the rest of the eggs can set. After about 30 seconds, add the filling to one half of the omelette and fold the other half on top. Roll it onto a plate, and enjoy.


Mid Afternoon

Fruit & nut (1 serving)

150 calories per serving



Example; 15 almonds & ½ cup blueberries

Could use other nuts including Brazils, cashews, pecans, walnuts

Could use other fruits, any type of berries, dried fruit, apple


Dinner

Chicken with lentils (2 servings)

325 calories per serving



Ingredients

2 x 100g chicken breast

235g drained tinned green lentils (in water)

Vegetable or chicken stock

1 red onion diced

1 medium carrot diced

1 celery stick diced

Salt & pepper

Bake the chicken in a preheated oven at 180 degrees for 25 minutes. While the chicken is cooking, fry the onion, carrot and celery in olive oil until softened. Meanwhile, make up some stock to add later. Drain the lentils and add to the vegetables, cook it through for a couple of minutes. Pour in the stock and simmer over a low heat for 15 to 20 minutes. Season with a little salt and pepper to taste. Serve the lentils with the oven roasted chicken on top.

Total calories for the day - 1275


Sample Plan 3 (This is based on 3 meals per day)


Breakfast

Oat, banana and blueberry breakfast smoothie

(1 serving)

467 per serving



Can’t get into eating oats for breakfast, then blend them & drink them, this one is also a good choice for the mid-morning smoothie.

Ingredients

½ cup oats

1 ripe banana

½ cup blueberries

1 cup almond milk

1 dollop alpro soya yogurt

2 teaspoons honey

Method

Blend oats, banana, blueberries, milk, yogurt and honey together until smooth.


Lunch

Chicken salad (4 servings)

400 calories per serving



You can use any vegetables you want for this, but try and include 4 to 5 different types of vegetables and try and mix up the colors, this is my own very quick, very simple chicken salad, feel free to leave out the dressing or add your own. This will make 3 servings so store in air tight container in the refrigerator.

Ingredients

200g chicken breast

1/2 cup cherry tomatoes

½ cucumber

1 green pepper

1 yellow pepper

2 cups of chopped lettuce

2 spring onion

3 tablespoons of olive oil to dress

Method

Chop chicken and fry using nonstick frying pan spray. Once cook add to your prepared salad & dress with a little olive oil.


Dinner

Baked salmon & steamed vegetables (1 serving)

491 calories per serving



50g Asparagus

50g Broccoli

50g Green Beans

150g Salmon Fillet

½ lemon

Squeeze the juice of a lemon on a salmon fillet and wrap loosely in foil. Bake in a preheated oven at 180 degrees for 20 minutes. While the salmon is baking, prepare the vegetables and steam for 5-6 minutes.

Total calories for the day - 1358

cups = grams 1.0 = 236.58824 2.0 = 473.17647 3.0 = 709.76471 4.0 = 946.35295 5.0 = 1182.94118 6.0 = 1419.52942 7.0 = 1656.11766 8.0 = 1892.7059 9.0 = 2129.29413 10 = 2365.88237

1 CUP = 240 ML

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