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Chili Stuffed Plantain

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My name is Kevin. My life changed when I realized that healthy living is truly a lifelong journey, mainly won by having a well-balanced diet and enjoying adequate exercise. By experimenting in the kitchen and openly sharing my meals, I learned that healthy eating is hardly boring and that by making a few adjustments, I could design a diet that could help me achieve my personal fitness goals. Our bodies are built in the kitchen and sculpted in the gym.

Calories 494
Protein 49g
Fat 3g
Carbs 74g
Total Time -

Ultimate muscle-building post-workout meal: stuffed plantain with Tex-Mex chili. AND it’s easy on the wallet for “bodybuilding and healthy eating on a budget.” Easy to customize for both men and women. Vegans can use tempeh & add more black beans. Boom.

Why carbs after a workout? After lifting weights, your “muscle energy” (or glycogen) becomes depleted. Eating carbs following a workout helps restore glycogen levels and assists with recovery and muscle GROWTH.

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Approx macros. To reduce carbs, use half plantain

 

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Chili Stuffed Plantain

Ingredients

Ingredients for 1 serving:

  • 1 ripe medium plantain
  • ~6.5 oz extra lean turkey
  • 1/4 cup black beans
  • 2 tbsp tomato paste
  • 1 roma tomato
  • red onions & cilantro to your liking
  • Seasonings: low sodium chili seasoning, sea salt, pepper, paprika.
Steps
  1. Use spray coconut oil in a nonstick skillet to cook plantain for about 15 minutes or until soft, or you can bake in the oven for 25 minutes at 405F.

Approx macros. To reduce carbs, use half plantain

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Calories
494
Protein
49g
Fat
3g
Carbs
74g
Sodium
-
Fiber
-
Sugar
-
About the author

FitMenCook

My name is Kevin. My life changed when I realized that healthy living is truly a lifelong journey, mainly won by having a well-balanced diet and enjoying adequate exercise. By experimenting in the kitchen and openly sharing my meals, I learned that healthy eating is hardly boring and that by making a few adjustments, I could design a diet that could help me achieve my personal fitness goals. Our bodies are built in the kitchen and sculpted in the gym.