For the most part, I try to follow a high protein, low carb diet. I love carbs, but they always make me feel sluggish and bloated and I find that by minimising the amount I consume, I have increased energy. When I’m being particularly strict with myself, my Sundays are spent steaming chicken and veg and separating it all out into tupperware to see me through the week. I find this ‘meal prep’ approach really useful and it helps me keep on track with my diet, but it requires a LOT of organisation and often I find I don’t have time to stand over the stove waiting for a load of chicken breasts to cook!
Whilst on Twitter one
day, I saw someone RT a post from a company called Protein Pouch and when I clicked
through to the page, I saw that they had the answer to my Sunday meal-prep
woes! They sell pre-prepared chicken and veg in handy portion sized packaging
so that all you need to do is de-frost and eat – literally meaning you can have
nutritious meals in a quarter of the time!
I ordered a selection of chicken
and vegetables which were delivered by a chilled courier to my work address. As
the products come frozen you need to ensure you will be at home, so I opted to
have them delivered to work so I could put them straight in the freezer before transporting
home via the tube - gaining many stares from my fellow commuters!
In total, I paid just shy of £50 for my box which was
packed with 2.5kg (approx. 19 portions) chicken breasts, brocolli, asparagus,
carrot & parsnip and sweet potato - which is incredibly good value compared
to the same haul from the supermarket. I’m really pleased with my delivery, it’s
halved the time I spend preparing meals and it’s kept me on the straight and narrow
with hitting my protein intake each day. I definitely recommend you give them a