Despite the fact that it is fall, and that it was 50 degrees just a few days ago, today it is sunny, breezy and 80 degrees…and in my book, that’s the perfect weather to fire up the grill! I had some tuna steaks that I needed to cook up, so instead of making steaks, I decided
If you’re in a pinch and need a cheap, easy and effective muscle building recipe, always remember the staples – tuna & potatoes! You can never go wrong with this combo to get lean and build quality muscle. Also, if you’re like me and often times have leftovers at the end of the week, besides throwing everything
Salmon. In my opinion, one of the best proteins to add to your diet. It’s hearty, flavorful and loaded with healthy omega-3 fatty acids to give you long, lasting energy. Don’t try to be too fancy with the seasoning – just keep it simple! A little seasoning and fatty (fish) flesh meat will go a long way.
You don’t always have to drink your coffee – you can eat it too! Coffee makes for a great ingredient in seasoning rubs. It gives the food a nice smoky flavor. So, in honor of National Coffee Day, here is some spicy, cajun coffee shrimp using my “Cup of Joe” southwest seasoning rub. And best
No need to choke down bland fish by drenching it in condiments! Just spice it up for the week with this quick and easy cajun-inspired, spicy tilapia. All you need is wild caught tilapia (or another white fish) and a few spices you likely already have in your pantry.
You don’t need to break the bank or become a master sushi chef just to enjoy sushi. You can make it at home, prepare it in more nutritious ways and save a ton of money! All you need is sushi-grade seafood and a little creativity. SUSHI FLEX BOWL (Lighter-Flex Bowl)
When you’re in a pinch with little time and you don’t want to be stuck with a pile of dishes, use slow cooker recipes! They’re great because they allow you to multitask while your food is being cooked. And no worries if you don’t have a slow cooker – simply transform your rice cooker into a slow
Grilled shrimp is good. Grilled avocados are good. But, good together? I think – I mean – I know so… Here’s a quick and easy grilling recipe that I whipped up in about 30 minutes using minimal ingredients. And best thing is, it passes the #FitMenCook 3-Color Meal Rule of eating at 3 colors at each meal! Winning. And don’t let the
It’s rare to find recipes that are versatile enough to be enjoyed for any meal – breakfast, lunch, dinner…and the in-between. 🙂 These salmon patties are perfect complements to any meal, or can be eaten as snacks to curb hunger and lessen the likelihood of #hanger meltdowns, which is something we can all be thankful for!
Here’s a quick and easy snack recipe – made even easier by – using the new FitMenCook App for iPhone, iPad and Apple Watch. I FINALLY got my hands on the Apple Watch so I could truly test the full integration of the app…and I was blown away. Here is my full experience – all culminating
I don’t always make big salads, but when I do…who am I kidding?! My salads are always big! BOOM! Here’s a quick example of a typical salad that I will have as a meal when I’m trying to keep things on the lighter side. And remember to observe my #3ColorMeal Rule – your meal must
Here’s a quick and easy take on a comfort meal favorite, paella. This version is perfect for a post-workout meal, family dinner or your weekly meal prep. Regardless of when you eat it, just make sure that it’s on your menu! Your tastebuds and muscles will thank you. Boom.
Eh, why not?! I had some leftover tuna from my article & video on creative ways to use tuna, so I put together this delicious low-carb slider in about 20 minutes. Try it out – you may fall in love with tuna all over again.
In my opinion, canned (or packaged) tuna is to fitness enthusiasts, as spinach is to Popeye! It’s a staple muscle-building protein that gives us our mojo! You can pretty much purchase packaged tuna from anywhere – gas stations, pharmacies, convenient stores, etc. – at relatively inexpensive prices. It’s a great lean source of protein so
Great meal to have following exercise or as a healthy dinner option! Lean protein, complex carbohydrate with a little bit of fat. If you’re not a fan of wild caught tilapia, use another white fish! If you’re making this for kids, you may need to remove the cayenne and go easy on the cumin.
Three rules to have an incredible date night: Keep it simple, yet flavorful and vibrant with colors. Be thoughtful about the presentation and creating the right mood. Keep portions smaller so you can save room for dessert. Put your phone away. (After you take a shot for Instagram and brag to your friends) Post by
Salmon is a great muscle-building protein to add to your diet to help with bulking or fat loss goals. If you’re tired of the usual baked salmon with fresh lemon, then try this blackberry BBQ recipe to shock your tastebuds and feed your muscle.
Whether you’re going off to high school or heading back to school, your diet does not have to take a back seat to your studies. Nor do you have to have a FULL kitchen to make healthy, balanced meals. All you need is a microwave and a little creativity. Here are 4 awesome microwave meals to make your school year
Here’s quick dinner idea if you are looking for a high protein that will satisfy your taste buds, and maybe even impress a date! Or at least a family of picky eaters. Stuffed chicken breasts with shrimp just can’t lose. If you’re allergic to seafood, you can substitute shrimp for ground turkey or even chopped portobello mushroom.