|Nutrition discussion on How can i Replace those High sodium Deli meats?, within the Bodybuilding Forum; I just dont have the time to cook some nice chicken breast every morning and pack it to work, and ...|
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|11-29-2010, 07:30 PM||#2|
| iron_worker |
Rank: Light Heavyweight
Experience: 5-7 Years
Get a george foreman grill. I thaw mine in the microwave for a minute a side or so then throw it on the grill and it takes around 7 minutes. That's like under 15min from frozen to ready ... do you not have 15 min? My grill can also fit easily 4 large chicken breasts at once ... maybe more?
Also, I buy chicken breasts in 4kg boxes. They are about $35 but much cheaper than buying them 2, 4, or 6 at a time.
That or you can use your over to cook a bunch of them at a time. Takes a bit longer but you could do a whole week's worth at once.
|06-10-2011, 05:58 PM||#3|
| pimpsticky |
Experience: > 1 Year
Join Date: Sep 2008
Location: Northern Virginia
Precook your chicken and portion it out in ziplock baggies & freeze. Take out of freezer & put in fridge as you need.
Want deli meat? Buy a meat slicer (about $100 at bed bath & beyond), so you can shave it paper thin and you have fresh deli slices without all the sodium and chemicals.
|06-12-2011, 03:53 AM||#5|
| Kevsworld |
Experience: 10+ Years
Join Date: Apr 2009
Location: Manila, Philippines
As the others have said, preparing food and heating it up later is a good option. Protein powders can also be an inexpensive way to get some extra in your diet. Tuna is another good, cheap source of protein.
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