Meals prep ideas to help you achieve race weight

Updated: 6 days ago

Preparing various low or high carb protein meals which can be batch cooked and frozen is the best way to optimize nutrition at home. A nice homemade meal which can be quickly warmed up in the microwave after a cold training ride is a great way to begin your recovery and stop you binging on suboptimal foods. Here are five meal prep ideas for you to try.

By meal prepping you can achieve those weight loss or macro and micro nutrient targets. Using My Fitness Pal, adding in these meals and planning out your week ahead will help you achieve your goals.

Increase the quantity of these recipes to make even more portions and fill the freezer with yummy healthy meals.

Spicy One-Pot Lentil Dal

Recipe from My Protein

Nutritional Facts

Amount per serving

Calories 504kcal

Fat 6g

Carbohydrate 83g

Protein 28g

Bean & pepper chilli

Recipe from BBC Good Food

Nutritional Facts

Amount per serving

Calories 246kcal

Fat 5g

Carbohydrate 29g

Protein 13g

Sweet Potato and Black Bean Shepherds Pie

Recipe from Deliciouslyella

Nutritional Facts

Amount per serving

Calories TBC


Carbohydrate TBC

Protein TBC

Easy Moroccan Vegetable Tagine Recipe

Recipe from The Mediterranean Dish.

Nutritional Facts

Amount per serving

Calories 448kcal

Fat 18.4g

Carbohydrate 60.7g

Protein 16.9g

Chicken Tikka Masala

Recipe from BBC Good Food.

This meal is a bit of a treat meal, everyone needs one of these once in a while! Reward yourself after a really hard workout, ultra endurance ride, successful race or hard training block.

Nutritional Facts

Amount per serving

Calories 345kcal

Fat 19g

Carbohydrate 13g

Protein 31g

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