Hi guys, had to pause training. Can’t provide enough food intake. The cost of eating in the UK is getting ridiculous.
I’d like to be able to keep going through these costly times. I can’t be picky now, so I want to know, should I eat pasta all day, find my self a hen, and are frozen veggies ok? The missus says it looks like I’m shrinking. Can I cheat with pizza and things.
I am over 35, but felt it better to post here. I’ve been training for a year and half, so a long way to go yet.
Going back to your OP
“should I eat pasta all day”
Probably one cheapest carb sources if you go for the supermarkets own brand but own brand oats are about 59-79p/kg from ASDA/Tesco-Waitrose. Pretty cheap
, “find my self a hen”
, “and are frozen veggies ok?”
Yes, if you get the 1kg bags. Avoid the invidual plastic bags that come in one big bag. Generally you should be looking to spend no more than Â£1 on 1kg of Frozen mixed veg (Iceland price).
“Can I cheat with pizza and things.”
If a pizza has about 1200 kcals they are going to come from mainly carbs and fat but not much from protein. If you have a small pizza then sure but you need to keep in mind that you aren’t going to get protein for pizza.
It depends what the “things” is; you can get a kg of dry roasted peanuts from ASDA for Â£1 I think, mix in a pinch salt and like one tablespoon of sunflower oil and blend for 1kg of PB. Own brand malt loaf is pretty cheap and generally has the same macros as more expensive soreen.
Also consider own brand wheetabix, which from what I seen has exactly the same macros to the decimal point as normal wheetabix.
Look at moneysavingexpert.com for more info on supermarket stuff.