Author Archives: nfrain

About nfrain

A passion for a healthy life, body and mind. A discussion of my experiences and thoughts with some tips and tricks along the way.

Legs

Single leg reverse lunges – 3 sets – 10 each leg Single leg split squats – 3 sets – 12 each leg Single leg Bulgarian squats – 10 each leg Single leg leg press – 5 sets – right leg … Continue reading

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Shoulders

Shoulders Dumbbell shoulder raises (low weight) – 3 sets – 15 straight arm straight out at sides, 15 straight arm 45 degrees out, 15 straight arm, straight out in front. Dumbbell should raises – 3 sets – 10 straight arm … Continue reading

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Breakfast smoothie

Have you ever noticed the Melrose products in your supermarket? Down the health food isle, they were the company that first introduced me to ‘natural nut spreads’ their ABC Spread is my absolute favorite, followed by the Almond and the … Continue reading

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Protein Base Pizza

I recently had the pleasure of trying out the Protein Bread Co Bread mix. I use their pancake mix ALL the time and you can check out some of the ways I use this in my recent post.  Now the … Continue reading

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coffee maple cake

Coffee Maple Cake Makes 1 mini cake Ingredients 1/4c wholemeal flour 1/4c banana flour or coconut flour 1tsp baking powder 1tbsp maple 1tbsp coconut oil 2tbsp coconut sugar 1tsp vanilla essence 1 large egg 1tbsp brewed rebel coffee 1 scoop … Continue reading

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Leg Workout

Legs Squats – 3 sets – 10 close, 10 normal and 10 wide Squats (feet close) with straight legged deadlifts – 3 sets – 12-15 reps each Squats (feet normal) with split squats – 3 sets – 10-12 reps each … Continue reading

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Banana Flour – Natural Food Evolution – and some recipes

Natural Food Evolution has a unique product – Banana Flour. While you may first think this would be banana flavoured, it does not replicate bananas at all really. Being made from green Cavendish bananas and Lady finger bananas depending on … Continue reading

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All things pancakes!

The Protein Bread Co. have provided me with their Protein pancake mix, and can you believe that over two boxes, I have made ALL of these!   Each box comes at a epic low cost of $13, free shipping AND … Continue reading

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3 Course – Birthday Dinner

It was my birthday earlier this week! As I now live at the other end of the state to my twin, this also meant that I went to Launceston for the weekend to visit and do something a it special. … Continue reading

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Brown Sugar Chocolate Banana Cake

Sunday night cooking! What a better way to spend an afternoon then some baking! And this one was a super quick. mini and easy recipe. I made it up and thank god it worked! As I made cinnamon sugar doughnuts … Continue reading

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