Images (left to right): Jamie Oliver, Atelier Dore, Elsa's Wholesome Life
Our co-founder Elle Macpherson dishes on what she eats in a day, and shares three of her favourite recipes.
Image: Elsa's Wholesome Life
On waking: Filtered water and 2 heaped teaspoons of THE SUPER ELIXIR and lemon juice or a green juice packed with vegetables and lemon juice.
Breakfast: I like a poached egg on spinach once a week. The other days, I alternate between just fresh fruit until lunchtime, or a chia or flaxseed pudding (but never within 2 hours of eating fruit).
Mid-morning – A WelleCo Chai Latte that I top up with warm almond milk. It’s packed with powerful herbs like Siberian ginseng, gingko, turmeric and prebiotic fibre, and is a really satisfying and delicious alternative to my usual espresso.
Image: Jamie Oliver
Lunch: I generally always have greens with whatever I eat at lunch, which is often a vegan salad with a base of pulses, lentils or quinoa. I load it up with leafy greens and other vegetables, especially kale, spinach, sprouts and rocket.
Afternoon snack: I make a NOURISHING PROTEIN by WelleCo smoothie with homemade almond or hemp milk. It’s easy to make when you are on-the-go. Being plant-based, our protein is easily absorbed by my body, boosts my metabolism and helps me feel fuller for longer.
Dinner: My evening meal sometimes consists of fresh line-caught fish, (the other day Cy caught crayfish!) with lots of greens, salad or vegetables. Or sometimes I will have just vegetables. I prefer to eat raw vegan as much as possible, and use a dehydrator which is a fabulous preparation alternative.
Snack: I don't have dessert every day, but I do love dark chocolate and vegan ice-cream. Our Nice-Cream Sandwich is a good combination of both – and it’s tastes really good!
WelleCo Chai Latte
Dissolve 1 tablespoon of WelleCo Chai Latte powder into a small amount of hot (not boiling) water and stir until dissolved. Top with 1 cup of warm or frothed almond milk, and stir until combined.
Elle’s 3pm smoothie
You will need: 1 heaped scoop of the Chocolate NOURISHING PROTEIN by WelleCo, 400ml almond milk and half a frozen banana. Simply shake, blend and drink.
WelleCo Nice-Cream Sandwiches
1/2 cup desiccated coconut
3/4 cup almonds
3/4 cup pitted dates
2 scoops Vanilla NOURISHING PROTEIN by WelleCo
Blend, roll into biscuits and refrigerate.
2 tablespoons coconut nectar (honey, maple syrup or any sweetener)
1/2 cup cashews
200g coconut yoghurt
1 scoop Vanilla NOURISHING PROTEIN by WelleCo
Create mini sandwich, freeze and share 😋
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