The weather is getting colder, the days shorter, and our thoughts are turning towards the holiday season. With that, hearty and filling casserole dishes are bound to be a familiar sight on our dinner tables. However, just because we’re having them often doesn’t mean it has to be boring, so we’re here to show you
Recently my friends at Hilton invited me to check out their Home2 properties in Frisco, TX. Since I travel often for work, and Home2 allows you to bring outside food and groceries, they asked what type of meals I would – and do – cook when I’m traveling so I eat out less and save money.
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
If you love BuzzFeed Tasty videos as much as I do, then you’ll enjoy these attempts to re-make those decadent recipes in a much more calorie-conscious way (while keeping the recipes pretty simple). Keep in mind these are still fairly high calorie, but contain significantly less fat and simple carbs than the original recipes. Enjoy!
When you’re in a pinch but needing something tasty, there’s nothing like a slow-cooker recipe to come to the rescue. Slow cookers are among the best “man cooking” machines. Just toss in the ingredients, walk away and return to a masterpiece. Plus, you can make some really hearty, muscle-building meals. So, crank up the slow cooker for
If you’re a big fan of healthy eating and want to build muscle then why not upgrade your meal plan? There’s no need to go for protein powders when you can get your nutrition through tuna patties and nutritious red potatoes. Stick around because we promise you’re absolutely going to love our muscle cake recipe!
Craving for something creamy, salty, and sweet for your tastebuds? Food news! Here’s to another addictive comfort food that you’ll surely love — cheesy butternut squash mac & cheese! Fall season is here, and who says that comfort foods need to be calorie dense? With just a few tweaks, delicious but healthier versions of our
If your usual meal prep is getting a bit old then you might want to put a new spin on things with our guacamole quesadillas recipe. This is one of our tastiest guacamole recipes that’s sure to impress visitors and get you a tasty, healthy meal. The ingredients below will be enough to make you
Two foods we have all come to love – macaroni and cheese, and good ole’ Texas chilli. So, why not combine these two amazing dishes to make a muscle-building meal and a family favorite? Try Mac and Chilli. So, replace traditional chilli mac and cheese with this nutritious and absolutely delicious recipe with ground
This is not your average Food Network shepherd’s pie recipe! The shepherd’s pie, while delicious, can be on the heavier side of comfort food so in this recipe, I’m switching things up. Even though classic shepherd’s pie is made with ground lamb, the most common form we see it in is with ground beef. For
Waffles so easy and delicious, your biggest problem will be deciding what to put on top. These also make great in-between meal snacks – just chop the waffles into pieces and you have protein and complex carbohydrate-rich treats. This recipe idea is great for “leaning out for the summer,” or “packing on some solid muscle.”
Pizza is a great comfort food, but at times, it can be a bit too greasy. Luckily, I have this incredibly tasty pizza recipe with a distinct and healthy twist. Instead of using regular marinara sauce, I switched it up with some avocado sauce instead. This made for a deliciously filling and much healthier meal
Have some leftover turkey in your fridge? Don’t let it go to waste! Here’s a perfect quick and easy meal prep that you’ll surely love if you’re especially fond of pasta! Presenting, turkey mac and cheese! It’ll be great for family gatherings or if you want to have it as comfort food! Mac and
This is one of my favorite avocado pizza recipes, full of delicious flavor, healthy fats, and lean proteins. Avocado recipes are usually a blast, and this homemade pizza is a great way to show case the lovely and tasty ingredients. This pizza recipe has no pizza sauce, and instead of pizza dough, a piece of
Here’s a healthy burger recipe to jumpstart your summer or seasonal grilling. I enjoy finding ways to incorporate quinoa into recipes like burgers and even meatloaf because it is an easy way to boost the overall macronutrient content with a quality food that is high vitamins and minerals. Have you ever tried a burger using
Need a new complex carbohydrate to freshen your meal prep, refuel your your body post-workout and/or provide energy? Try adding plantains to your diet to pack on muscle or provide a healthy alternative to potato. This is a “fusion” recipe where I take a traditional Puerto Rican dish and add a little Southern cajun flavor!
Starting your day off with a healthy and hearty breakfast is always a great way to start your day. And it’s even better when you can make it for 2! Here’s a delicious frittata for 2 for a fit couple, or one hungry gym rat!
Saving money has never been easier with this comfort food. This meal is both filling and delicious with turkey chili and black beans stuffed in sweet potatoes. It even helps you build muscle if you workout since it is packed full of protein and complex carbohydrates. Now, let’s get that chili stuffed sweet potato! Cooking
If you want to build muscle and add size, eating salmon and potatoes is the way to go. Adding salmon is a great way to “dress up” a staple bodybuilding food and turn it into a meal that even a family of picky eaters will enjoy.