Dubai 30×30: Stay on track with these energy-packed meals

By Nov 2, 2020 healthy eating

Dubai’s annual fitness challenge is back! Ensure you have plenty of energy to power you through the thousands of free sessions that are taking place across the city with our top pick of nutrient-packed dishes. Stay on track with your fitness goals and tailor your meal plan to suit your active schedule over the coming weeks. 

Chicken Breast in Creamy Mushroom Sauce with Root Veg Mash

Keep the carb count low and protein serving high with this creamy chicken dish. We love how indulgent this dish feels despite its low calorie count. Plus, root veg mash is a great low-carb alternative to its potato counterpart!

For the full recipe, click here. 

Mexican Coriander Chicken Bowl with Brown Rice

This Mexican chicken bowl is the perfect dish for a post-cardio recovery meal, packed with flavour and carb-heavy brown rice. Marinade and simmer the chicken before you kick off your session as it’ll make it easier to pull and provide a spicier kick!

For the full recipe, click here. 

Nicoise Salad with Hot Smoked Salmon

Heading out to train but in need of a quick energy boost? Avoid the vending machines and instead, whip up this speedy smoked salmon salad. Its high protein count is guaranteed to see you through your workout. 

For the full recipe, click here. 

Miso Cod with Sesame Shiitake and Cabbage Stir-Fry

Another high protein dish that packs a punch in flavour and is ready in a matter of minutes! Stir fries are perfect for those looking for healthy meals in a hurry.

For the full recipe, click here.

Bean and Lentil Chilli with Spicy Roasted Vegetables

Protein can be found in a number of sources, with beans and lentils being some of the greatest veggie suppliers. This dish offers a hearty meal that ticks both high protein and high carb goals, making it a great choice for those preparing for a big race or sports game. 

For the full recipe, click here. 

For more information about Dubai Fitness Challenge, click here.

If you enjoyed this article, you may be interested in reading more about our recipes. Try a selection of our new 20-minute meals here, or why not whip up a speedy but satisfying salad here? Don’t forget to get social with us and share your creations with us by tagging @hellochef – we love to see what you’ve been cooking!