Entries by Miranda Harrison

Chocolate Protein Balls

5 T smooth Peanut Butter (I use Pics Peanut Butter) 1 serving Go Good Chocolate Whey Protein Powder (from Activ8) 2 T maple syrup or honey 1/2 vanilla extract or paste 2 t cacao powder 2 T rolled oats (optional if wanting gluten free) 2 t chia seeds   Blend together until well combined. Shape […]

Movement Emergency

  “We are exhausted and stressed out” So we invite you to take some time out for yourself with Personal Training. To move. To exercise. To stretch. To take time away from your day to day stressors for just an hour – and focus on your health, happiness and wellbeing. Timetable “We are not prioritizing […]

Here it from our Clients, 2019

Thank-you for these amazing words. At Activ8 we pride ourselves on giving you a personal, fun and dynamic fitness experience like no other. We also provide you with a community, a family and a support system like no other. It is so warming to hear these words direct from clients to know we are delivering […]

10 tips on how to stop Sugar Cravings

SUGAR ADDICTION IS A REAL THING Sugar has not only been found to contribute to a number of health issues but research shows that it can be even more addicting than cocaine. Scary right?   It has been found that the link between sugar and addictive behavior is due to the fact that sugar stimulates […]

Chocolate Fudge Bliss Balls

Ingredients 4 T Coconut oil, melted 2 T maple syrup (optional) 6 T cacao powder, sifted 1/4 cup coconut 8 T smooth almond butter, or just blend up almonds Pinch of salt water if needed for consistency Method Combine all ingredients until well blended. To dry to roll? Add water at end (if needed) to […]

Creamy Vegetable Soup

300g potatoes or kumara 1 tomato 1/2 onion 1 garlic glove 400g mixed veges (carrots, turnip, leek) 2 sprigs parsely 1T homemade vegetable stock 600g water 20g butter Chop onions and garlic Saute onions and garlic in butter Boil water Add onoin, garlic, chopped vegetables and remaining ingrediants to water Cook on medium for 25mins- […]

Dark Chocolate Bliss Balls

1 cup Cashews Nuts or Almonds 1/2 cup cacao or cocoa powder 1/2 cup dates 1 T vanilla essence 1/2 cup chocolate or vanilla protein powder Splash of water depending on consistency Coconut to roll balls in Blend ingrediants well. Scoop mixture with spoon and roll in hands into balls. Roll in coconut. Place in […]

Cashew Crunch Bliss Balls

50g Flaxseeds 1T Coconut Oil 180g raw undalted cashew nuts 100g hazelnuts or almonds 90g pitted dates 1T Tahini 1T Maple Syrup 30g cocoa Place flaxseeds, oil and nuts into blender. Blend on high speed Add remaining ingrediants, feel free to add any seeds or nuts you prefer Roll into balls Coat in coconut or […]

Raw Chocolate Nut Slice

Walnuts Almonds Sunflower seeds Raisins Peanut Butter 1/4c coconut oil, melted 1/4c cocoa 1/4c chocolate protein powder 1/2c coconut Can add extra nuts and seeds depending on your liking Blend nuts and seeds until well-combined Add the remaining ingrediants and whizz until well-combined. Should be a sticky mixture- if too dry add some more coconut […]