Chicken, Mozzarella Mushrooms, Salad & Rice

Calories: 883kcal (or 637kcal)

Macros: 52g Protein, 63g Carb & 51g Fat

When/Why:

Oooh, these stuffed mushrooms are so yummy! This is a perfect post-workout meal, as you get a a solid hit of both protein and carbs. Good fats from Avocado. Carbs post workout help spike insulin and transport the protein to the muscles to get synthesised. Take one stuffed mushroom and a piece of chicken off the plate and drop 246 calories.

What:

  • Chargrilled Chicken Breast (birdseye) – 2x fillet
  • Large Flat Mushrooms – 2x
  • Mozzarella – 65g
  • Pesto Mayonaise – 1x teaspoon
  • White rice – 125g (cooked)
  • Avocado – ½ fruit
  • Leafy butterhead salad mix – 25g
  • Cucumber – 30g
  • Shredded Beetroot – 30g
  • Shredded Carrot – 20g
  • Extra virgin Olive Oil – teaspoon
  • Add to flavour – Basil and Paprika

Benefits:

Chicken offer great sources of healthy protein. Avocado is considered to be a super food and one of the only fruits promoted to be eaten daily due to its healthy fats. Mushrooms are prebiotics for the micrbiome — augmenting the growth of beneficial bacteria such as Acidophilus and Bifidobacterium. White rice has minimal lectins (the defensive proteins in the hull and seeds of plants to prevent being eaten), which means it’s a gentle carb for sensitive guts.

 

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