CARBED AND LOADED
Losing weight needn’t mean a ban on comfort food. To train harder and recover faster, feast on slow carbs like this lentilpacked jacket sweet potato around your regular workouts
Cutting fat doesn’t mean shunning carbs. This 10-minute dish is jacked with power
Sweet potatoes release carbs into your system at a steady pace, helping you avoid the afternoon blood sugar spikes that inevitably lead to snacking. Slice yours through the middle, then microwave it until it’s soft.
Make protein-rich lentils your go-to source of muscle recovery this Veganuary. While the sweet potato is cooking, mix your lentils with the kale, tomato purée and a pinch of fresh chilli in a bowl. Now, wait for your microwave to ping.
Take your potato out the microwave, open it up and pour your lentil filling inside. Put the potato back in the microwave for a final minute, then take it back to your desk for an express delivery of satiety-boosting carbs.