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Meal Prep

15-minute Shirataki Shrimp Stir-fry

I’ve been experimenting a lot in the kitchen recently to prepare for my upcoming book. Not everything I make is going to make the final cut to go to print but it doesn’t mean it’s not worthy of a little link “love.” Here’s a recipe I made with a calorie-conscious date-night in mind. Check out

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    Simple Moroccan Lamb Burgers

    One of the most important aspects of any healthy eating journey is variety – it keeps us all sane and satisfied.  I draw a lot of inspiration from various cuisines around the world.  It’s not as complicated as you may think – it’s just a matter of pairing different spices and herbs together, and when

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    4 Easy, Cold Lunch Ideas

    I’m following up on a FAQ – “What are some lunch meals you can enjoy that don’t have to be reheated?” Here are four easy lunch ideas to help inspire your next meal prep! This is a continuation of the 5 cold lunch mash-up that I did last year. When it comes to eating food cold

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    15-minute Butter Chicken Meal Prep

    The first time I had butter chicken I was in Washington, DC at my friend’s parents’ house. I was thrown off a bit by the name because I actually imagined chicken covered in butter…which actually doesn’t sound too bad. But I soon learned that it was better than I could have ever imagined.  And it introduced

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    Keto Bison Meatballs

    This recipe is tasty. Nuff said. Here’s a “meat lovers” spaghetti meatball recipe that is ketogenic friendly with some spice to keep your palette guessing. &nnbsp;

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    Healthy Red Beans & Cauliflower Couscous

    One of my favorite soul food dishes is red beans & rice.  I have to say that my aunt makes some of the best I’ve ever had (and I think you would think the same if you tasted her recipe).  Unfortunately, the dish is loaded with a lot of saturated fat and simple carbohydrates so it

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  • Low-Carb Shepherd’s Pie

    This is a remixed version of an older Sweet Potato Shepherd’s Pie recipe.  Following a lower carbohydrate diet doesn’t necessarily mean you hav eto give up the food you enjoy; rather, you just need to be more creative and thoughtful when it comes to preparing them.  Here, I’ve swapped potatoes with cauliflower and removed the black beans

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    Low-Carb Cajun Jambalaya (One-Skillet Recipe)

    Growing up in the south, and having parents from Louisiana and South Carolina, it’s safe to say that I’ve had my fair share of good comfort food.  I look forward to my mother’s gumbo EVERY Christmas – just the thought of cajun spices, savory broth and seafood with spicy sausage just makes my mouth water.  I

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    30-minute Low-Carb Stuffed Zucchini Boats

    Here’s a recipe that was inspired by my recent trip to Israel.  I don’t think the recipe had an exact name but it was merely zucchini that had been hollowed out, then stuffed with veggies and rice that were wrapped in a grape leaf.  Then the zucchini was dropped in a pot of broth with tomatoes and

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    Southern-inspired Sweet Potato & Corn Muffins

    Just in time for the holidays! Here’s a delicious, Southern-inspired comfort food treat for your family get-together or your weekly meal prep.  Keep in mind that some of the ingredients below are optional – that’s just me trying to add a little something “extra” for the holiday.  With that in mind, make this recipe your

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  • November 2016 Healthy Habits Calendar

    In 2016, I want to continually challenge you to make choices that will push you closer to your fitness and wellness goals. Whether you’re advanced or a beginner to healthy eating and living, there’s something here for you. Print this calendar out and place it on your fridge or wherever you need a reminder! In fact, you can

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    Post-Workout Maple Plantains

    Without a doubt, this is my favorite post-workout treat because the carbs help replenish the glycogen stores from training and tearing down the muscles, but in a MUCH more delicious way. The maple syrup is sugar-free, but if you can handle it and prefer it, you can use real maple syrup or honey, careful not to

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    Bacon, Jalapeño & Garlic Green Beans

    Here’s a quick recipe for all of my peeps following a lower carb or ketogenic diet.  It’s packed with tons of flavor and the green beans are fibrous and hearty enough to leave you feeling satisfied with a small amount (so you can watch that carbohydrate limit).

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    Roasted BBQ Cauliflower

    I haven’t been the biggest fan of cauliflower because of it’s harsh flavor.  Then I forced myself to start experimenting with it and I learned how delicious it can be and how versatile it is (i.e., rice or quinoa, etc) One of my favorite ways to enjoy cauliflower is roasting it, then coating it with a special sauce

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    Mexican Quinoa (Vegan)

    People often share with me that quinoa is bland and often uninspiring. I used to think the same thing until I started to prepare it differently.  Here is an easy delicious, savory quinoa dish that has moisture because of the way it is prepared in a savory broth.  Guarantee this recipe will inspire you to jazz

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    Keto Lamb Fried “Cauliflower” Rice Meal Prep

    Here’s a quick & easy Asian-inspired meal prep recipe for those following a ketogenic diet. Lamb is one of my favorite foods that I was able to add to my ketogenic diet because it is high in fat and a great source of conjugated linoleic acid (CLAs) and omega-6 fatty acids.  CLAs is one of those

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    DIY Frozen Sweet Potato Waffle Meal Prep

    Forget the store-bought waffles, try my easy make-ahead sweet potato waffles!  These are packed with healthy fats and complex carbs to give you LASTING energy for the day (or your intense workout).  

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  • September 2016 Healthy Habits Calendar

    In 2016, I want to continually challenge you to make choices that will push you closer to your fitness and wellness goals. Whether you’re advanced or a beginner to healthy eating and living, there’s something here for you. Print this calendar out and place it on your fridge or wherever you need a reminder! In fact, you can

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    World’s Tastiest Chicken, Brown Rice & Broccoli Meal Prep

    Here’s my “secret” way to make one of healthy eating’s and bodybuilding’s most bland meal into a flavorful masterpiece in very little time. Meal Prep will never be the same…And it shouldn’t be.  

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    Stuffed Beefy-Steak Tomatoes

    First off, this recipe is hitting! Secondly, my friends over at the Beef Checkoff challenged me to create two recipes using lean beef.  (*Kevin hits the “EASY” button*) As you’ve undoubtedly seen by following me in social media, integrating lean beef into my regular diet has been critical to my journey, helping me achieve my fitness

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    Dorm Masterchef: 7 Easy & Healthy Microwave Recipes

    When all you have is a microwave, it can be a little daunting to think about being able to cook your own meals.  While it’s not ideal, the microwave can crank out some pretty awesome (and calorie-conscious) meals! Here is a follow-up article on the 4 Dorm Room Recipe video from 2 years ago! Remember,

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    Keto Cauliflower Risotto & Salmon Meal Prep

    I’ve been experimenting with the ketogenic diet lately and, so far, so good! I’m enjoying the physical and mental challenges that come along with it.  One thing for sure is, it has been “stretching me” in the kitchen and I’m developing new ways to prepare the foods I love so they compliment the ketogenic diet

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  • BBQ Mustard Chicken

    It’s time to level up your chicken game! With a few simple ingredients, you can turn that bland chicken breast into a meal you look forward to eating everyday. Try this super simple recipe for honey BBQ mustard chicken.

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  • Slow Cooker Cactus & Cilantro Turkey Chili

    Even though the title sounds pretty complicated, the recipe is pretty much boilerplate when it comes to chili. Chili is the perfect meal for any new cook or anyone who does not want to spend countless hours in the kitchen. Throw everything in a crockpot and walk away…well, you do have to cook the meat (or

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    Slow Cooker Pulled Pork – Carnitas

    It’s no secret that I’m a fan of tacos. And whenever I get the urge for delicious Mexican food, I head to my nearest taco stand in downtown Dallas. While it’s not scientifically proven, you can never go wrong with getting barbacoa or carnitas (aka pulled pork) tacos. So, when you can’t hop on a

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