Whether you’re struggling with the 4pm slump or relying on sugar and caffeine to kick-start your morning, we’ve teamed up with Ocado to bring you these 7 energy-boosting dishes that’ll keep you motivated all day.
What’s more, you can click on the link under each recipe to quickly shop for the ingredients on the Ocado site. Get ready to cook up a storm…

1. Baked paprika eggs

Protein helps you feel fuller for longer, meaning these baked paprika eggs with tomatoes and zingy spring onion not only taste amazing but are also the perfect energy fuel for breakfast.


2. Overnight chia oat parfait with mixed berries

Oats are a great source of both protein and fibre, and they help us release energy slowly. This can help to avoid dips in your blood sugar – making you less likely to snack.

overnight chia oat parfait

3. Farro with grilled peppers, artichokes, olives and feta

If you’re stuck for lunch inspiration, try an energising salad packed with grains and colourful veg. This one uses farro (similar to quinoa) topped with a sprinkling of tangy feta.


4. Coconut chicken curry

This bright chicken coconut curry will give you a boost with uplifting spices such as turmeric and ginger, plus coconut and almond flakes for added punch.

Coconut chicken curry

5. Spicy Moroccan lamb stew

What could be more motivating than a bowl of warming spicy lamb stew? Sweet potatoes are super filling – and, unlike ordinary spuds, they also provide one of your 5-a-day.

Moroccan lamb stew

6. Chocolate coconut date bars

Swap your afternoon choccie bar for these chocolate coconut date bars. As well as being refined sugar-free, they contain sunflower seeds for an extra hit of vitamins and minerals.

Chocolate coconut date bars

7. Banana yogurt pots with sticky date caramel

Dates are ideal for a hit of unrefined natural sweetness, plus these pots are great for on-the-go energy or served as a healthier dessert.


Want to kick-start healthier exercise habits as well as healthy eating? Check out our 20-minute workout challenge that you can easily fit into your day. Happy January!

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