Every now and then you may want to enjoy an alcoholic beverage. Just as with the food you eat, make wise choices, drink in moderation and consume alcohol responsibly. Here are 5 Tips to Consider When Drinking: Try to avoid drinking if: a) you have aggressive or strict weight loss goals, b) binge drinking is or
Chicken breast is one of the best lean, muscle-building protein sources out there. But I understand that it can be kinda tricky to cook if you happen to find it dry and rubbery. That’s called #StruggleChicken and there’s no place for it in your life. It can make even the most health-conscious person want to
On Monday, July 7, 2014, I’m kicking off a 5-day Smoothie Challenge, Street Fighter Edition. As a kid (and young adult), I loved this video game. So, why not find a fun way to combine two of my interests? Healthy eating & Video games. To get us all consuming more raw veggies & fruits every day, #TeamFMC (@fitmencook,
Confession: I rarely order salads at restaurants. Give me bland, raw veggies any day! Why? The thought of trying to choke down a block of iceberg lettuce topped with 2 tomato slices and dry carrot shavings makes me gag. If I was a competitive eater, mounds of iceberg lettuce would be great training! But, sadly I’m not.
Since I have been traveling more lately, I find it challenging – yet doable – to stay disciplined and follow a diet that complements my fitness goals. However, I gotta admit that when I finally am able to return home, sometimes the last thing on my mind is grocery shopping. To ensure I do not ransack the
Bison stuffed omelette roll-up with veggies and mozzarella, blueberries and a orange juice with Organic Burst Maca to start the day. I prepped this last night and merely warmed it up in the microwave this morning to save time. You can eat as a wrap or cut into slices. Great start to the day! Comment
I was telling a friend how drinking more water (or non-sugary drinks) really helped curb my appetite. I was trying to politely suggest that she try drinking a glass of water before automatically assuming that she was hungry. Well, she nearly took my head off and assured me she knew her body and that she
Let’s face it – “low carb” days (where you are not eating many carbohydrates) can be not so fun… BUT you can still eat BIG while enjoying a delicious, nutritious and very filling meal. I’m eating grilled chicken & zucchini pesto pasta with cherry tomatoes (and little bit of avocado because I like to live dangerously). Click here
The Nordic Ware pancake waffle pan is not a must have, but it definitely is a “nice-to-have” if you’re looking to find new ways to make and eat waffles. It is great for brunches, creating snacks, practicing portion control (by limiting yourself to only a certain number of mini waffles) and making epic waffle sandwiches like this
Without a doubt, this is one of my favorite tools to use in the kitchen. Before, I found it difficult to find creative, appetizing ways to eat raw veggies beyond just making salads. GEFU spiralizer makes it easy to make pasta out of raw vegetables. Of course, one of my favorites is zucchini, which I have made
I am keeping it simple by having grilled chicken, cucumber & cherry tomato salad, mashed sweet potatoes, blueberries for dessert. Remember that colorful foods provide vitamins, minerals and antioxidants. Try to eat 3-4 different colors every meal.
Kicking off Fit Men Cook T-shirt store with these Limited Edition Commemorative tees available only in red & black. Open for GLOBAL ordering. There is no guarantee that I will ever make this color combo again. And ladies, I have NOT forgotten about you. I have something special for y’all very shortly! Exciting things in store
#Bedtime #snack: I’ll admit that I am not always positive. I’ve got this “hater” called “my mind” and he can be pretty annoying. Despite the positive things that happen in my life, he always seems to find something negative to say. Does your mind ever play tricks on you? (traduccion abajo) Haters say things like:
Epic Bodybuilding Meal Prep (Gran Prep de Comidas para Culturistas) (Source: http://www.youtube.com/)
A common question from women is “how can I encourage my husband or boyfriend to eat healthy and exercise?” It’s difficult to answer w/o knowing him so here are 5 suggestions from conversations & personal experience. Fellas, feel free to chime in here. And of course, women, I appreciate your ideas & thoughts. (traduccion abajo)
“Like” if you realize that NO one can ever love and care for you like YOU. What are you going to do today to show your body how much you care? Me? I’m going to treat this like any other day and eat fresh veggies & fruits with every meal and squeeze in some light
Friendly reminder to eat your fruit this morning and take some for #lunch and #preworkout snacks! Here is a stack I made 2 weekends ago to hopefully motivate you to eat more fruit (instead of candy bars). Boom! Fruit stack here is oranges, apples, pear and pineapples. Tons of nutrients, vitamins and natural energy.