My diet has changed a lot since spending a couple of years out injured. A lot of the things I eat and drink now I would've thought were disgusting/crazy/fattening.
I've slowly dealt with my lipophobia and low carb diet brainwashing and introduced a lot more fat into my diet. I'll share a few things on here as I've been asked a lot about nutrition.

So I'll start with how I start my day:

I try to start every day (especially training or game days) with a mug full of bone broth. It’s a good way to get in some vitamins and minerals and some good quality gelatin. We make it 5 litres at a time in the slow cooker. I got used to it while injured and now a morning doesn't feel the same without it.

2x chicken carcass or leftover bones from a couple of roast chicken dinners or a bunch of wings (you can freeze leftovers until you have enough to make a batch of broth)
2 sticks of celery, chopped in quarters
2 carrots, quartered
2 onions, quartered
a couple of sprigs of parsley
a slug of apple cider vinegar
some peppercorns

Whack everything in the slow cooker and fill to 1cm above the rim. Cook on low for 16-24 hours. Strain, discarding the vegetables and chicken (if there is meat I left on the bones I usually save this and have it with some mayonnaise and spinach) and freeze the broth in portions until you need it.

Heat and enjoy!

It tastes better than it looks :) Bone broth in containers ready to be heated up in the morning.

It tastes better than it looks :)
Bone broth in containers ready to be heated up in the morning.

There's so much info online on what you should/shouldn't eat and drink, so I am not going to try and argue the science behind what I do, but rather just share what has worked for me and what I enjoy as part of my daily routine.

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