My Day On A Plate: Claire Power AKA The Healthy French Wife
Claire Power is the French wife behind "The Healthy French Wife" where she shares her healthy recipes and healthy living tips. Currently living in Perth she shares with her readers and online community easy healthy recipes. Claire is working on launching an ebook with brand new healthy recipes in the coming months. Claire is currently studying to become a health coach with the Institute for Integrative Nutrition and hopes to share her passion of healthy cooking with others. Claire is also a recipe contributor for Loving Earth, YourTea and The Body Book.
I love starting my day with this indulgent cacao smoothie. It sounds very naughty but it is 100% healthy and it keeps me full all morning. I have included the recipe for this delicious smoothie below. I have my smoothie around 6:30am before work every morning after drinking a big glass of lemon water. I also like having a green smoothie or eggs and greens.
CHOCOLATE SMOOTHIE RECIPE:
- 1 cup almond milk
- 1 tbsp cacao powder
- 1 tbsp chia seeds
- 1 tbsp linseed
- 1/2 scoop protein powder
- 1 tsp maca root powder
- 1 tsp cinnamon
- 1 tsp sweetener (I use honey)
Salads! I am one of these people who love salad but I am talking about big salads with 6 or more ingredients. Lately I have been loving a combination of kale, quinoa, grated carrots, chickpeas, pumpkin seeds and avocado with a tahini lemon dressing or just simple olive oil.
Handful of almonds and a piece of fruit if I am doing a workout after work.
I eat organic meat 2-3 nights a week and on other nights have vegan meals such as these Quinoa Stuffed Zucchini boats. I sometimes have a little raw chocolate treat after dinner too!
I love going for beach walks with my husband or friends and doing yoga. I also do a few runs each week and aim to do more running and be consistent doing yoga in 2015. I have been using Youtube videos in the evenings at home!