Breakfast super-shake

Eat like an athlete recipes

34 Recipes

What the sporting elite choose to eat...

Breakfast super-shake


(7 ratings)

This smoothie is high in natural fats and sugar - ideal if you need some fuel for intense exercise
  • 5 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Tuna, avocado & quinoa salad


(22 ratings)

A high protein meal with healthy fats from the avocado. This is the perfect salad to revive you after a morning workout and keep you going 'til lunch...
  • 25 mins
  • Easy

Dark chocolate, banana & rye loaf


(7 ratings)

We've adapted swimmer Jazmin Carlin's favourite muffin recipe into a loaf that's free from unrefined sugars, flours and dairy. A great snack for on the go...
  • 1 hour and 10 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Classic spaghetti Bolognese


(7 ratings)

This classic recipe stays as true to the Italian way as possible - no garlic, white wine instead of red and a little milk splashed in at the end. A great source of iron and folate
  • 1 hour and 10 mins
  • Easy



(162 ratings)

Pronounced ba-boor-tea, the national dish of South Africa is a delicious mixture of curried meat and fruit with a creamy golden topping, not dissimilar to moussaka
  • 1 hour and 10 mins
  • Easy

Sticky malt loaves


(70 ratings)

There's something very satisfying about a cup of tea with a slice of buttered malt loaf - this simple, good-for-you version makes two and improves on keeping
  • 1 hour and 5 mins
  • Easy

Tuna sweet potato jackets


(81 ratings)

If your standby supper is baked potatoes with tuna, switch to sweet potatoes and a fresh, spicy topping. It's budget-friendly and low fat too...
  • 30 mins
  • Easy



(188 ratings)

Little is more satisfying than cooking a classic to perfection - Sarah Cook gives us a lesson in how to make lasagne
  • 4 hours and 10 mins
  • Easy

Mocha milkshake


(5 ratings)

A decadent iced coffee for a sunny afternoon. Serve in tall glasses for a retro treat
  • 15 mins
  • Easy

Cheeseburger & chips


(40 ratings)

Homemade burgers and chips beat shop-bought every time. Why not make double and freeze a batch?
  • 1 hour and 10 mins
  • Easy

Chocolate brownie cake


(487 ratings)

Get kids cooking at the weekend by baking this yummy brownie cake, much better than shop bought
  • 45 mins
  • Easy

Ultimate vanilla ice cream


(58 ratings)

Is Angela Nilsen's vanilla ice cream the smoothest, creamiest homemade ice cream in history?
  • 2 hours
  • Easy

Perfect porridge


(34 ratings)

Perfect porridge for a healthy way to start the day
  • 15 mins
  • Easy

Baked potatoes


(15 ratings)

Crisp-skinned, fluffy jacket potatoes are a budget-friendly way to feed a crowd. Serve our easy baked potatoes with a soured cream, cheese or baked beans
  • 1 hour and 25 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Rhubarb crumble


(172 ratings)

Make this classic rhubarb crumble for an easy, family-friendly dessert. Use seasonal rhubarb and a handful of ingredients to make a stunning pud.
  • 1 hour and 20 mins
  • Easy

Dried fruit energy nuggets


(11 ratings)

Give your energy levels a real boost with these nutritionally-balanced healthy fruit bites
  • 10 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian


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