Newspaper article News Mail Bundaberg Qld.

Superfoods Are Super Quick; YouFoodz Chef Shares Tips to Have Healthy, Flavoursome Meals Ready to Enjoy

Newspaper article News Mail Bundaberg Qld.

Superfoods Are Super Quick; YouFoodz Chef Shares Tips to Have Healthy, Flavoursome Meals Ready to Enjoy

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BEATING the bulge can be tough in winter when we tend to crave high-fat comfort food.

Rushing between work, workouts and social times, and dealing with constant emails, many of us struggle to find time to eat healthily.

But now you can boost your health with these delicious winter fat-stripper recipes from Christian Andrew, superfoods expert and head chef of YouFoodz, Australia's first start-up delivering fresh meals to your door.

These simple everyday meals are loaded with nutrient-rich superfoods to give you the nutritional tools to breeze through winter and bounce straight into spring.

Christian has also put together these top tips to supercharge your busy lifestyle with vitamin-packed treats on the go:

Blend your smoothie

Drinking your fruit and veg is a powerful way to get in a nutritious, balanced meal on your way out the door or after a workout.

Make a big smoothie batch on the weekend or the night before and freeze it on an ice cube tray. In the morning, chuck your cubes into a water bottle and you'll have a nice cold smoothie in under an hour.

Whip up a healthy pancake mix

Reclaim your brekkie with a healthy pancake. You can whisk the mix in two minutes, store it for up to 2-3 days, and there are so many delicious and nutritious recipe variations to suit different dietary needs. They're also addictively good.

Make the pancakes light and fluffy by beating your egg whites until soft peaks form - it's a healthier alternative to using baking powders or bicarbonates.

Roll'em up wraps

Mix up your sandwich routine with a wrap. They're fabulously portable and you can load them up with delicious super-powered foods in a flash. They are convenient, simple and a perfect one-handed desk-side lunch when you don't have two hands free.

Choose a soy and linseed wrap - they're a great source of fibre to help with digestion and are also high in protein for energy. …

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