This week Adam will be eating ... and asborbing the 5 a day debate!

Weekly Food Plan for Adam Etches by PJ taste

Week Commencing: 7th April 2014

Adam is a 23 year old professional boxer from the Sheffiled with15 fights and15 wins  currently ibf youth champion and Ambassador for @WPCancerCharity.  PJ taste are supporting Adam with supply of our creative and locally sourced food.  These delicious and nutritious meals will help Adam as he trains for his next challenge at Ponds Forge on the 26th April 2014.

Follow Adam’s progress on our web site: http://www.pjtaste.co.uk/adam-etches-a-week-of-delicious-nutritionally-balanced-menus/ to see how the meal plan helps him reach his fitness objectives.  Let us know if you would like to buy into this nutritious and convenient way of dining yourself.

Each week we will add some nutrition related facts relating to the benefit of local, fresh and wholesome food.  This week we focus on the hoohar over the 5 a day debate which has been raging for the last week.  A prominent UK nutritionalist, Zoe Harcombe says the 5 a day mantra was never evidence based and puts forward her alternative five a day of: Liver; sardine; eggs; a dark green leafy vegetable and sunflower seeds!  Her perfect five a day blog can be assessed at: http://www.zoeharcombe.com/2014/04/the-perfect-five-a-day/

MONDAY
Breakfast: PJ taste fruit pot with Longley farm bio-active yoghurt and granola and
PJ taste Porridge Pot with Our Cow Molly semi-skimmed milk; choice of tea (trad English, green tea, or fruit and herb tea) or PJ taste handcrafted coffee

Lunch : Pearl (giant Cous cous) with Pomegrante dressing and roast chicken, English apple. PJ taste Power bar 500ml semi-skimmed Our Cow Molly milk

Dinner  Stir fry salmon with Thia style spicing, garlic and ginger with lime juice and Noodles with local grown vegetables

TUESDAY
Breakfast: 3 eggs scrambled on two slices of wholegrain bread (Fosters of barnsley or Cat Lane Sheffield bread) fried tomatoes (in (Yorkshire rapeseed oil) and one rasher Whirlowhall Farm bacon.  Banana.  Choice of tea (trad English, green tea, or fruit and herb tea) or PJ taste handcrafted coffee

Lunch: Mackerel with Beetroot and Lentils and Rosemary Roast Squash and a horseradish dressing.  Fresh fruit.  PJ taste Real Lemonade with a Hint of Yorkshire Mint

Dinner: PJ taste chilli made from peak Buffalo mince (half fat of beef), roast vegetable salad with quinoa and fat-free dressing and a Jacket Potato

Snacks and drinks: 50g mixed nuts; English apple;

WEDNESDAY

Breakfast: PJ taste porridge pot with organic hemp seed fruit and nuts, Mixed fruits poached in Green Tea with Cinnamon and Juniper with Longley Farm Bioactive Yoghurt, Choice of tea (trad English, green tea, or fruit and herb tea) or PJ taste handcrafted coffee
Lunch: Sweet potato and chicken salad, watercress and cucumber, Roasted garlic and tomato hummus with crisp vegetable sticks, bottle of PJ taste Rosehip and Hibiscus Citrus Hits (no added sugar),
Dinner: PJ taste meatballs with on herby Puy Lentils, PJ taste grown white sprouting broccoli and carrots; PJ taste low sugar chocolate meringue with local grown berries, low-fat yogurt,

Snacks: 50g mixed sunflower seeds, pumpkin and sesame seeds

THURSDAY
Breakfast: Granary toast with 2 Whirlowhall Farm fried eggs, fried tomatoes (Yorkshire rapeseed oil) low-fat spread and honey; banana; Chilli and jasmine fruit salad –

Lunch: Saffron chicken and herb salad with spelt and pea salad with paprika, chilli, mint  and almonds.  Apple with mixed fruit and nut selection

Dinner: Grilled steak with baked sweet potato wedges, grilled mushrooms, tomatoes, salad, Low sugar muffins
Snacks: bananna

FRIDAY

Breakfast: PJ taste fruit pot with Longley farm bio-active yoghurt and granola and
PJ taste Porridge Pot with Our Cow Molly semi-skimmed milk; choice of tea (trad English, green tea, or fruit and herb tea) or PJ taste handcrafted coffee
Lunch: Individual quiches in oatmeal pastry with salad and pearl cous cous with toasted seeds, PJ taste fruity flapjack, Harrogate spring water
Dinner:  Stuffed chicken breast with wholewheat pasta and a selection of steamed market vegetables,  PJ taste chia seed and chocolate mousse

Snacks: 50g mixed nuts