Pre-workout Meal: Spicy Chipotle Chicken (no sodium) with Butternut & Red Bean Couscous, Red Pear with Sunflower Butter.
The season of “clean bulking” is upon us! Expect to see a lot more of my meals with higher carbs. Also, PLEASE if you plan to make these recipes, remember to ADJUST according to your nutritional needs. Off to the gym and then right back to work!
Approx macros (with 5oz chicken): 45g protein, 58g carbs, 18g fat.
Sweet & Spicy Steak and #Chickpea Salad with ginger, dried cranberries and spinach. 12-minute meal
Quick steps: (1) season steak with Mrs. Dash Chipotle seasoning and add red pepper. (2) Start cooking steak on skillet, (3) blend 3 crystallized ginger cubes and add to steak along with 1/2 cup chickpeas. (4) use a spatula or wooden spoon to mix. (5) lastly add in 2 cups spinach and cover until steamed. (6) sprinkle with tablespoon of dried ORANGE cranberries.
Approx macros: 29g protein, 35g carbs (~17g from sugar from ginger), 8g fat.
Post Workout Muscle Burger » Organic grass-fed #Bison burger with baked yam, zucchini, red onions, tomatoes, sprouts & goat cheese in whole wheat pita.
Shout out to all the Hard Gainers out there – try this burger! Great recovery meal after an intense resistance training session.
Approx macros: 37g protein, 55g carbs, 7g fat.
Grilled shrimp, scrambled egg whites, baked egg avocado, grilled tomatoes in avocado, Ezekiel bread tortilla wraps, half pear (not shown).
Baked avocado steps: (1) Set oven to 405F. (2) Slice an avocado in half and remove the seed. (3) Carve out just a little of the filling to make a larger hole. (4) Crack an egg into the whole. (5) Place in oven and back for roughly 7 to 9 minutes or until egg is at desired readiness.
Approx macros: 44g protein, 31g carbs, 16g fat.