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    Double Chocolate Protein Muffins

    In the morning I have some of my strongest cravings for sweet foods.  And my morning workouts do little to curb those cravings – if anything, they intensify! If you’re like me, then you understand this real struggle. The sweet cravings are particularly strong when I’m dieting down which is why I enjoy coming up

  • Post-Workout
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    Low-Carb Chicken Alfredo Bake

    Low carbohydrate alternative to an Italian comfort food favorite – Chicken Alfredo. We swap pasta for cauliflower and heavy cream for coconut milk. One of my favorite cuisines is Italian – it’s a comfort food that always makes me feel good (at least initially anyway lol).  You can drastically  reduce the amount of calories and

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  • Meal Prep
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    Building the App: The Future of Meal Prep

    Today is pretty exciting because months of hard work and intercontinental collaboration with my friend from across the pond, finally come to life.  Cheers to the future of meal prep –MealPrepPro. I’m excited to offer an app solution that’ll provide you with a weekly meal plan suited to your calories and macros.  BUILDING THE APP

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    Bulgogi Quesadilla

    Here’s a quick and an easy fusion recipe combining two amazing cuisines – Korean (bulgogi) and “Tex-Mex” (quesadilla), which is a Texan twist on Mexican food. HEALTHY BULGOGI QUESADILLA RECIPE

  • Sandwiches
  • Sweets & Snacks
  • Vegan BBQ Pulled “Pork”

    Meat eaters don’t have all the fun – and here’s proof! Here’s my vegan spin on a summer favorite – BBQ pulled pork. You can enjoy this with rice, shredded cabbage, whole wheat or corn tortillas, or my personal favorite, as a delicious sandwich! Long live the plants! Note: Jackfruit is pretty common in grocery

  • High Carbs
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    Healthy Breakfast Hash

    Breakfast hash is one of my favorite meals because of its versatility and the variety it lends your diet. Toss in a few veggies here and there – and make sure you have at least 3 different colors – and in a matter of minutes you have a delicious and nutritious meal. One thing I

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  • Hard Gainer
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  • BBQ Chicken Pizza

    Here’s a delicious 20-minute excuse to: 1) fire up the grill this summer; and 2) to finally get yourself a cast-iron skillet. The 12-inch cast iron skillet I’m using is by the Food Network – they have a lot of quality cooking products that are exclusively available from Kohls. Get the skillet used in this

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    Healthy Dirty Rice Meal Prep

    Growing up in the south, soul food was a regular staple in my house, especially on Sundays and holidays. One of my favorite dishes was/is dirty rice. It’s a cajun rice dish of meat and rice and peppers. While it sounds pretty basic, the flavor is anything but. It’s not uncommon to see variations of

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    Roasted Maple Candied Carrots

    Here’s a quick side dish recipe for your next meal prep – this is best paired with a savory or spicy main dish – such as my healthy dirty rice recipe. In general, I’m not the biggest fan of carrots. Despite my intense cravings for sweet foods, I actually find carrots a bit too naturally

  • Meal Prep
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  • 2017 5-Day Smoothie Challenge

    OBJECTIVES: increase our daily consumption of raw veggies and fruits experiment and discover new flavor combinations that could enrich our diets. IS THIS A JUICE FAST OR CLEANSE? Heeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeck naw. This is just one smoothie each day for 5 days. I suggest having the smoothie as a snack, or in some cases, to replace a meal.

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  • Low-Carb Drunken Noodles (Pad Kee Mao)

    Here’s a quick 15-minute spin on a popular comfort food, Pad Kee Mao. It’s a delicious shrimp and noodle stir-fry drenched in savory, spicy sauce. While there are several version out there – some with more vegetables, others with a different base sauce, etc – the end result will always be the same…Delicious! HEALTHY PAD

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    5 Four-Ingredient Smoothie Recipes

    Here are the 5 smoothies that you’ll need for the 5-Day Smoothie Challenge.  Be sure to check out the official challenge page for all the details as well as the complete grocery list! Again, the purpose is to increase our consumption of raw veggies and fruits, as well as give us ideas/inspiration for new flavor

  • Ideas
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  • Berry Oatmeal Bake

    Despite the title, making this delicious berry oatmeal bake is something that can be done year-round to help you stay on track.  It’s a meal prep recipe that can be enjoyed hot or cold, by itself as a quick snack, or with some delicious Greek yogurt or whey protein shake. No matter how you “slice” this

  • Breakfast
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  • Southwest Smoked White Fish

    Using a grill to meal prep is not only adds flavor/personality to your meals throughout the week, but also it’s pretty efficient.  Grills are generally large enough to cook multiple items at once.  When it comes to seafood for me, it can be a hit or miss on whether or not I’ll be in the mood to

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  • 4-Ingredient Butternut Squash Spaghetti

    Whether you’re pressed for time or cash, eating healthy doesn’t have to be a chore.  All you need is a little creativity.  Spiralizing vegetables is a great way to “trick” yourself or your family into eating more vegetables.  Plus, they’re gluten-free and in the raw form, very hearty and filling. All you need is a

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  • Korean-Inspired Chicken & Pineapple Kabobs

    When the sun’s out this summer, your grill should be fired up and ready too!  Cooking on the grill is not only tasty, but it’s pretty efficient when it comes to meal prep.  You can place all of your meal prep foods on the grill and monitor them as needed. Think of the grill like a

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  • 4-ingredient Keto Coconut Chicken Curry

    If you’re following the ketogenic diet – or a lower carbohydrate diet – try these tasty coconut curry chicken thighs.  It only takes about 20 minutes and four ingredients from your local grocery store.

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    Fish in Bulk – 4 Quick & Easy Recipes

    Seafood plays an important role in having a balanced, healthOKy diet. It provides a host of vitamins and minerals, lean protein and healthy fats, such as omega-3 fatty acids. In the following video I also answer some FAQs when it comes to purchasing, preparing, cooking and storing seafood, including the hot debate right now – wild vs

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    Crunchy Quinoa Chicken Nuggets

    Made too much quinoa and don’t know what to do it with it?  Don’t toss it out – bake it and turn it into “crisps” for faux-fried treats.

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  • Warm Raspberry Parfait

    Here’s one of my favorite ways to enjoy a delicious parfait in the morning.  Heat the berries up in a pan, add a few choice spices, then pour the berries over chilled Greek yogurt and top it off with granola. Your tastebuds will thank you!

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