Entries by Miranda Harrison

Energy Balls

3/4 cup of nutbutter…..or any nuts blended to a paste 1/2 cup sweetner- dates, raw honey, maple syrup 1 cup sunflower seeds or sesame seeds 1/4 cup cocoa 3/4 cup shredded coconut Blend ingredients all together and make into round balls…roll in coconut. Put in fridge for 30min.   These energy balls are perfect with […]

Immunity Boosting Recipes

Research over the past two decades has revealed that gut health is critical to overall health, and an unhealthy gut can contribute to a wide range of diseases as well as lower immunity. Right now- Immunity is everything. We need to do all that we can to improve our Gut health, mental health and physcial […]

How to boost Immunity

Immunity! Health! De-Stress! Supplements! Vitamins! These are huge topics right now- and there is nothing new, but we are just more aware of these things at present. So I want to keep it simple and let you know some basic things you can do to improve your Immunity right now. 1. Increase your immune- boosting […]

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- […]