Athletic Nutrition on a Plate
Harmony on a plate to help you achieve your goals
An Inside Look at Plant-Based [Athletic] Nutrition
Is your bodies energy leaning towards a diet that is 100% plant-based?
The transition to a change in lifestyle diet can happen in many ways; gradually cut down on all animal products over months or years to the extreme of going all in. How you transition is all about your timing, where you begin depends on where you are right now.
Fundamentally; it’s not what you take away from your diet that is the focus but what you add in.
- Wholegrain toast with nut butters, raw almond curd with blueberries or smashed avocado topped with toasted seeds
- Oats topped with papaya, kiwi fruit, coconut yoghurt and hemp seeds
- Granola with nut milk and fresh fruit
- Scrambled tofu with sautéed greens
- Green smoothie
- Buddha Bowl “a bowl which is packed so full that it has a rounded belly appearance on the top much like the belly of a buddha” As defined by urban dictionary. A bowl with an assortment of small portions of ingredients and simply put together with these tiers in mind; vegetables (raw, steamed, roasted, sautéed), complex carbohydrates (quinoa, brown rice, sweet potatoes), protein (beans, legumes, tofu/tempeh, nuts and seeds), healthy fats (olive oil, tahini, avocado, coconut chips, nuts and seeds) and flavours such as herbs, spices, seaweeds even a hemp seed mayonnaise dressing.
- Loaded baked potato with a tofu, lentil or TVP mince, beans and coleslaw
- Falafel wrap with sprouted lentils, salad greens, olives and hummus
- Refried black bean topped nachos, filled tacos and bursting burritos, Mexican is often the flavour of day when it comes to a planted meal. The beauty about food from this country is the focus on vegetables; corn, capsicum, dark leafy greens and avocadoes not to mention proteins such as legumes, beans and tofu.
Creamy pasta loaded with greens; kale, spinach, Brussels sprouts
- Veggie fried rice
- Noodle dishes complimented with Asian greens, garlic, ginger and dash broths
- Indian red lentil dhal served with brown rice or quinoa
- Trail mix; nuts, seeds and dried fruits such as apricots or goji berries
- Medjool dates; naked or filled with a nut butter
- Fruit; mandarins, pears, apples, bananas (preferably fresh)
- Rice cakes with hummus and toasted seeds
Planted Life encourages you to live and eat the simple life; we guide you to make incremental changes to your lifestyle diet finding the ingredients that make you feel better and more energised daily. We help navigate planted food challenges such as ‘where do you get your protein?’.
Do you want to find the power in your nutrition choice? Reach out, we would love to help fuel you.