Lockdown meals that are good for you and your bank balance

Find out some healthy meal recipes that you need to add to your fitness plan! Made by personal trainer and owner of Alpha Spirit Fitness.

During the multiple lockdowns we have all had to endure last year and this year, free at home workouts have been all the hype. Why don’t you one up that by adding more healthy meal options into your diet, which won’t effect your bank balance!

Salmon, Avocado and pepper salad


  • 3/4 pepper
  • 62g cherry tomatoes
  • 1 avocado sliced
  • 50g smoked salmon
  • 1/2 mozzarella ball
  • 1 medium boiled egg

Chicken and mushroom risotto

Ingredients (serves 3-4):

  • 3 cups of chicken stock
  • 3-4 chicken breasts
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 100g mushrooms
  • 1 medium onion
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 200g arborio rice
  • 1 tin of chopped tomatoes
  • peas and sweetcorn

Thai green chicken curry

Ingredients (serves 3):

  • 3 step Thai green curry kit
  • 350g chicken breast
  • 100g baby corn
  • 100g mange tout
  • 150g pepper
  • 200g rice

Sloppy Joes

Ingredients (serves 4):

  • 1 onion
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 1 green pepper, 1 red pepper, 1 yellow pepper
  • 400g 5% fat beef
  • 3 tbsp tomato puree
  • 3 tbsp wostershire sauce
  • 120ml water
  • 40g reduced fat cheddar

Salmon stir fry


  • 1 salmon fillet
  • 150g rice noodles
  • 90ml hoisin sause
  • 150g mixed pepper stir fry

Honey chipotle chicken

Ingredients (serves 2-3):

  • chicken breasts *3
  • 3 tbsp chipotle spices mix
  • 3 tbsp honey
  • 5 tbsp bbq sause
  • 1 lime
  • half a yellow and red pepper
  • 80g cherry tomatoes
  • 100g peas and sweetcorn
  • 250g rice

Protein granola bowl

Ingredients (breakfast option):

  • 100g greek yogurt
  • 50g blueberries
  • 75g mango
  • 25g Goji Berry muesli
  • 50g protein granola

So why not try add some of these to your fitness routine? Specially when you can get the ingredients at a budget!

Here is a sneak peak into some recipes they will be releasing on their instagram soon!

So, if you want to keep up-to date with more of Alpha Spirit Fitness healthy meal options why not follow them on instagram. Where you can get inspired, find more workout options and even join their program!


If your interested in trying out vegan options why don’t you check out one of our articles on vegan treats!

Written by Emily Benison