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3 Easy 6-Ingredient Chicken Meal Prep Recipes

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  • One Skillet Taco Chicken & Rice

    I get it – some foods you just can’t live without.  One of those foods for me is Mexican cuisine, specifically tacos – chicken and barbacoa tacos are my go to!   Growing up in Texas I’ve had my weekly (probably more like daily) dose of spicy, tangy and smoky flavored food.  Put simply – it’s

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  • Ultimate Low-Carb, Deep Dish Lasagna

    If you’re heading to a holiday party, having some friends over to watch the big game, or just needing to keep a growing family fed during these colder winter months, this ultimate low carb lasagna is perfect. I like this recipe for a few reasons.  It’s such a hearty recipe with just a few carbohydrates. 

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  • Keto Chicken & Green Beans Almondine Meal Prep

    The first healthy meal I ever made for myself was grilled chicken breast with green beans and brown rice.  The chicken was previously frozen, the green beans were from a can and the brown rice was instant.  I didn’t really know what I was doing so I smothered the chicken with so much Mrs. Dash

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  • Spicy Asian Peanut Turkey Salad

    Knowing what to do with all that Thanksgiving leftover turkey can be exhausting, especially if you were one of the lucky ones who did all or some of the cooking.  Let’s face it – spending more time in the kitchen cooking food and cleaning is probably not high on your list of things to-do, but

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  • Maple Pecan Brussels Sprouts

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  • Quick Carrot Cake Protein Oatmeal

    Here’s a quick recipe to spruce up your morning pr-oats, or protein oatmeal, routine! One thing I’d like to highlight is why I do not recommend cooking oatmeal WITH protein powder.  Simply put – protein dries it out and slightly changes the flavor and texture of the oatmeal. As an alternative, I recommend cooking the

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  • Chicken Couscous & Greens Recipe

    I made chicken couscous dish for the first time long ago because I was tired of my usual chicken and rice mix.  Sure, it’s a clutch meal but even your clutch meal can be a little stale, no matter how much sauce you put on it. That’s when variety becomes important.  It’s the difference between

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  • 15-Minute Chicken Pad Thai

    Satisfy that craving for Asian cuisine all week long with this easy 15-minute chicken Pad Thai.  I get it – we want the flavor and the heartiness without the bloat.  Here are my hacks to making this dish more calorie conscious and nutritious: Use less brown rice noodles and more vegetables like (red) cabbage and

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  • Low Carb Cheddar Bacon Muffins

    All that’s missing is a piping bowl of chili or soup to go with these low carb cheddar bacon muffins.  The star of these muffins is cauliflower. It keeps them moist while baking and makes them more filling and abundant while keeping the recipe significantly low in carbs.  These muffins are easy to customize with

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  • Chicken Tabbouleh Recipe With Roasted Veggies & Tahini

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  • Slow Cooker Italian Greens & Chicken Soup

    Slow cooker season is here! Well, truthfully, it never left but the colder weather is even more of an excuse to fire up the old “crockpot,” toss in some items, walk away, then come back to a delicious, warming recipe. If you want to switch up your favorite chicken soup recipe, try my Italian-inspired greens

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  • Southwest Shrimp Quinoa Meal Prep

    “What do I do with my leftover quinoa? It’s just sitting in the pantry!”  That’s one of the most common questions I receive from followers regarding leftover ingredients.  It makes sense – every health website and social guru will tell you that adding quinoa to your diet is a good thing, and they’re right!  And

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  • 5-Ingredient Cheesesteak & Avocado Quesadilla

    If you’ve got some buddies coming over to watch sports or just need a weekend “treat” for a party or brunch, most definitely try my cheesesteak and avocado quesadillas. To make this meal calorie-conscious without compromising on flavor, I made a few swaps: I used less cheese (about 1/4 cup) by substituting in some fresh

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  • Shrimp & Farro Stuffed Portobello Mushroom REMIX

    Sometimes I find myself browsing through the website and social media reviewing past recipes.  Today, I was reminded of the goodness of my shrimp stuffed mushroom cap recipe back from 2015!  It was bangin’ then, and it’s still bangin’ today.  If I could change “one” main thing about the recipe it would be swapping the

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  • Healthy Nachos With Crispy Baked Potatoes & Chili – Fit Men Cook

    If you’re having friends over to watch some sports over the weekend OR you need a new way to spice up your post-workout meal, look no farther than my “game day nachos,” aka mixed crispy potatoes and a quick chili recipe. Here is another way you can use arrowroot starch besides a sauce thickener –

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  • Spicy Korean Inspired Meatballs Recipe

    A little bit of sweet and whole LOT of spice using Korean Gochujang sauce make these meatballs a perfect addition to your meal prep rotation!

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  • Easy Eggplant Parmesan Recipe & Orzo Veggie Medley Meal Prep

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  • Kjötsúpa Icelandic Lamb Soup Recipe

    It seems like Iceland is on everyone’s travel bucket list lately – and for good reason!  There’s more to the country than amazing, picturesque landscapes and arguably the world’s most beautiful natural, hot springs.  There’s also darn good food! One of the tastiest foods I tried while there was kjötsúpa, Icelandic meat (lamb) soup.  It

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  • Sweet & Spicy Beef Meal Prep

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  • 5-Ingredient Green Coconut Curry with Shrimp & Squash

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  • Pineapple Chicken Fried Rice with Turmeric

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  • Rotisserie Chicken Salad Recipe

    This is part 3 of a 4-part recipe series with my friends from Yoplait on 4 easy, creative ways to incorporate more yogurt into our diets! For these recipes I’ll be using YQ Plain yogurt – it is ultra filtered milk and packed with protein. A 5oz serving has 17g protein and 1g sugar. When

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  • Yogurt Chicken Kebabs Recipe

    This is part 2 of a 4-part recipe series with my friends from Yoplait on 4 easy, creative ways to incorporate more yogurt into our diets! For these recipes I’ll be using YQ Plain yogurt – it is ultra filtered milk and packed with protein. A 5oz serving has 17g protein and 1g sugar. If

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  • Low-Carb Shrimp Ceviche Recipe

    Recently I spent 5 days in Cali, Colombia for a mini-food tour and to do some food demos as part of this massive fitness expo called FeriaFit.  While I was there I got to eat in one of my favorites restaurants, Pica, by a chef I’ve been following for about a year now – Chef Alex

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