Recreating healthier versions of your favorite meals is a great way to add variety to your diet. Asian cuisines are among the most savory and exciting so it’s fairly easy to draw inspiration from popular dishes. This chicken pad thai recipe is just what your meal prep needed. Always remember to adjust portions and serving sizes to
Smash your workout and conquer the day with this hearty chicken pizza inspired by the Hulk. This quick meal is high in protein with complex carbohydrates and healthy fats so you can rescue yourself from a boring diet.
Break out those hermetic jars one more time for this timesaving breakfast recipe that you can enjoy throughout the week. Who knew that with a little tweak here and there, you can transform oats and berries into a southern favorite that not only tastes good, but also is good for the body? After reheating, I recommend eating
No boring sandwiches or wraps. Ever. Instead of shoveling out $9 for a wrap at lunch, just make your own. Less than half the cost and likely twice the protein! Plus, you know exactly what you are putting in to your body.
Experimenting in the kitchen is often times rewarded – this recipe is one of those times. Whether you need some quick fuel before a workout, or just need a quick snack to curb sweet cravings, these foolproof chocolate energy bars are just what you need! And, made with BBQ Honey STRONG & KIND bars instead of
Here’s a quick, easy way to freshen your weekly meal prep if you’re tired of the same bakes sweet potato and brown rice recipe. These southwest stuffed sweet potatoes are loaded with complex carbohydrates and savory flavors to satisfy your hunger and feed that hard-earned muscle. And it’s family friendly so it is something you
Got breakfast? Well, if you do not, you should! It is arguably the most important meal of the day, so even the busiest fitness enthusiast should spare a few minutes upon waking to fuel up for the day. And in case you need an extra kick, this fully-loaded protein and superfood parfait has a jolt 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
One of my favorite salads that I made in 2013 was a chicken avocado salad. It really went well with just about anything- wheat bread, rice cakes, pita bread, etc. It’s quick, delicious, filling and nutritious! Give it a try and make it your own!
Sometimes there’s either just not enough time, or admittedly, I’m just not in the mood to cook. We’ve all experienced those moments. So, one product I always keep in my freezer is whole wheat naan bread. Not only is it delicious, but also it’s also a healthy complex carbohydrate that I can use to make a
You can kick off the July 4th holiday, celebrated here in the United States, or any holiday with this simple 20 minute recipe using simple ingredients you likely have in your house or can purchase at nearly any grocery store. To make the red color, I used cooked beets so that the pancakes could be
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!
Here’s a fail proof recipe to satisfy your taste buds after a nice workout or long day. Rich in protein, complex carbohydrates and healthy fat! It’s easy to customize for you and your family and only takes about 20 minutes.
Need a new sandwich for lunch? I got you covered! Try this Mediterranean-inspired chicken wrap that’s easy to make, will satisfy your taste buds and feed those muscles. I enjoyed this with beet chips and orange-infused water (see my previous post). If you’re making lunch for someone tomorrow, always remember – #NoBoringSandwiches! Aint nobody got
Choosing the right source of complex carbs can be a dieters nightmare, look no further and carb it up with flavorful sweet potato & quinoa Patties. Perfect to accompany dinner, post workout meals and they’re vegan friendly!
Eating healthy and building muscle on a budget is definitely possible! Not only will this meal satisfy your wallet, but also it will get those muscles on the road to recovery for your next brutal gym session. This is one of my favorite meals to enjoy following a nice workout. It has a nice combination
Got a bunch of leftover quinoa from the week? This happens to me quite often. No problem! Just make these quinoa pancakes! These are easy, simple and delicious. This is a great way to incorporate another complex carbohydrate and power food into your diet. Boom.
If you’re pressed for time but the hunger is intense, nothing beats a spicy beef broccoli bowl with Basmati brown rice. A buddy of mine sent me a text that he was going to stop by for lunch and I was able to prepare this skillet meal in 15-minutes. Here’s how I did it!
I am starting off the day with an egg white, asparagus and brown rice & quinoa frittata, with half pink grapefruit and ISO protein shake. This is a simple breakfast you can make while you get ready for the day. Boom.
Easy, delicious meal you can prep for the week or make for dinner. I added black beans as my source of carbs, which is entirely optional. I freeze the meals and defrost them in the refrigerator the night before I am going to eat them. ALWAYS adjust portions to meet YOUR macros and calories.