Chicken and Sweet Corn Soup

Chicken and sweet corn soup is a great starter meal, with a little more protein oomph than many other soups. It tends to go well with any Asian based menu plan. It is also great for hydration on cold days after an exercise session, if prepared ahead of time and consumed straight away.

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This recipe has been adapted from the Survival for the Fittest Cookbook. This cookbook was developed by the team of sports dietitians at the Australian Institute of Sport, aimed not only at athletes, but at anyone who is interested in maintaining a healthy diet in a busy lifestyle. Quick, delicious and foolproof, the recipes are designed to provide maximum energy and nutrition in a minimum space of time.

Cooking Classes

A cooking class is a great way to give athletes more confidence in the kitchen, teach some cooking skills and educate them a little along the way. See our guide to conducting a cooking class, with example menus which includes this recipe.

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