Aldi has teamed up with Team GB nutritionist Nigel Mitchell to produce a number of low-cost recipes that can help families stay healthy during the cost of living crisis.
Many of us are struggling with the increasing costs of food and energy purchases.
As the cost of living crisis continues, millions of Britons are tightening their wallets.
Aldi has now teamed up with Team GB nutritionist Nigel Mitchell to create a set of nutritious recipes designed to cost under £1.50 per serving.
Nigel has just returned from the Winter Olympics, where he’s been busy working with Team GB’s cross-country skiing team – helping them achieve their performance goals through diet and nutrition.
Speaking to the Mirror, he describes the challenge of making sure participants follow the perfect diet.
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He said: “For the recent Winter Olympics, I worked specifically with cross-country skiers on their nutrition and dietary plans – making sure they made the right choice. right when it comes to food to enhance their performance.
“Even though I’m technically only responsible for feeding three athletes, it feels more like seven or eight people because these people consume so much energy. So make sure your diet is healthy. they support that.
“My job is to go to the Olympic Village canteen every day to evaluate what is on offer – before bringing it back to the athletes and producing meals that contain all the essential ingredients to support the athletes. slow release of energy and boost their brain energy.
“Athletes tend to eat about six times a day, while like any of us, they’ll eat one or two snacks in between, tending to opt for things like cold porridge, rice cakes and nuts – especially pistachios because they’re especially good for protein.
Now, he’s created a series of mid-day breakfast and snack recipes designed to help families looking to keep costs down.
This dish includes chili bean paste, superfood porridge, and chocolate berry mix.
Nigel added: “While there’s nothing wrong with occasional therapeutic eating, it’s really important that we be aware of the link between our diet and our moods to make sure we Combining foods can have a positive effect.
“That’s part of the reason I teamed up with Aldi to create ‘Happy Recipes’ – five comprehensive and nutrient-rich recipes, all of which include ingredients that I regularly include in my nutrition plan. of Team GB athletes.
“All the ingredients in these recipes can be found in your local store – showing that we don’t have to be Olympians to eat like one.
To see full recipes, visit: https://www.aldi.co.uk/c/happy-recipes
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