Getting your daily intake of protein can be challenging at times. According to Australian Dietary Guidelines your ideal plate should feature at least 50 per cent veggies, 20-25 per cent protein and 20-25 per cent carbohydrate.
Protein consumption is important to help the body function, develop and grow properly so it’s vital you ensure your family is getting the right amount at meal times.
To make your life easier, we have hand picked five protein packed recipes that are not only easy to make but full of nourishing ingredients.
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Egg muffins three ways
This make ahead and freeze recipe is perfect for lunch-boxes and has three different versions for varying tastes. You can also make them for breakfast to keep you powering on until lunchtime.
Chia Wraps with Pomegranate and Moroccan Chicken
Enjoy a protein-rich lunch or light dinner with this scrumptious wrap recipe. With lean chicken, feta and hummus you’ll get your protein-fix with this delicious combo.
Egg Buddha Bowl
Featuring quinoa, eggs and heaps of veggies, this nourishing bowl is a great dinner or lunch idea and full of protein.
Chicken Scotch Eggs
This healthy twist on the traditional scotch egg is not only delicious but lighter on the waistline. The perfect lunch box staple or light dinner the whole family will love.
Avocado and Salmon Poke Bowl
This fresh light recipe is packed full of protein and good fats and is a great lunchbox idea or quick and easy dinner for everyone to devour.
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