Category: Nutrition

Strawberry Cheesecake Breakfast bar… Don’t ignore the strawberry !

Totally delicious and perfect for breakfast on your way to golf or a snack on the 4th hole.   Strawberries are rich in the essential nutrients vitamin C, potassium, folic acid, and fiber. One cup of fresh strawberries contains 160 percent of the daily recommended quantity of vitamin C.  Love these babies, there's nothing better than ...

Our Perfect Porridge Recipe for Cold Winter Mornings

We’re right smack bang in the middle of winter, and our mornings are cold. We’ve created this delicious hot porridge recipe for you guys to create in the morning before your golf game, or even on your days off. It takes 10 minutes to cook, super easy, and fills you up for the whole morning ...

Why your morning toast or banana just may not be the best idea…

In a game of golf, we want our energy levels to stabilised…..right? So why do so many players skip their breakfast in the morning, and just snack on bananas or some energy boosting supermarket snacks filled with sugar? Well, for starters, a lot of people I know have their game quite early in the morning, ...

PERFECT BREAKFAST = QUALITY PERFORMANCE…

Hannah and I have made all of the recipes below and they are our favourites, my Hannah is always searching and following @jescoxnutritionist and @deliciouslyella for their latest recipe's. JESSICA COX NUTRITIONIST BHSc - Health & Wellness Website founder JCN clinic  Accredited Nutritionist  http://www.jessicacox.com.au/recipe/2012/11/14/hazelnut-and-quinoa-crumble-muffins/ http://www.jessicacox.com.au/recipe/2018/1/26/carob-jaffa-hemp-protein-balls-/ DELICIOUSLY ELLA - Ella Woodward author of Deliciously Ella https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GZA-9iifZfU https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wO1Z_hRxFek ...

What does your BRAIN, your HEALTH and your GOLF have in common ?

Recently, I discovered an interesting article in ‘The Wall Street Journal’ that showed that mental and physical exercise can keep the brain fit whilst also preventing capacities lost to disease.  As people reach middle age this becomes increasingly relevant.  It's important to understand that ‘brain's circuitry changes microscopically with experience and activity' according to work ...

FAIRWAY BIRDIES GRANOLA

It's so easy to enter the super market looking for your favourite muesli but do you really know what's in it !  We love making this granola in our household, it's so quick & easy.   Not to mention the dollars I have saved by buying the ingredients in bulk.  Something to do this weekend ...

“Looking for a better Performance”, Work on Sleep, Hydration & Nutrition

In reality an early morning tee time can catch us out no matter how organised we think we are.  I am especially lucky having a husband who drops kids to school to allow me to tee off early.   Which also allows me to finish with time for lunch and a chat in the clubhouse before ...

GOLF SNACKS – AVOID THE SUGAR CRASH…

Sugar can not give you a sustained release of energy required to play more than a couple of holes.  Specific to the needs of golfers is the requirement for energy levels to be maintained for a number of hours.  If your on course snacks are sugar your blood sugar will spike quickly for 10mins and ...

Banana Bread- how carbs can help our game

This post features: why carbs are are not our enemy, and how we can lift our energy levels mid and post game...

The importance of breakfast before teeing off

I’m going to sum it up for you in three words. Breakfast is important. Why? Well, let’s think of breakfast as a superhero. She’s fast (as it says it in her name), she’s got loads of energy, and she kicks our butts with heaps of benefits, including: Breaking your overnight fast Refueling our energy stores ...