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Post-Workout

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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  • 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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  • Red Bull 400 Greens & Grains Pesto Energy Bowl

    Recently I crossed another fitness challenge off my bucket list by competing in the Red Bull 400! It’s touted as the world’s highest 400-meter race that happens at several locations around the world, but in the US, it’s only held in Olympic Park in Park City, Utah. Essentially, it’s a 400m race UP a ski

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  • Sweet & Spicy Beef Meal Prep

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  • Pineapple Chicken Fried Rice with Turmeric

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  • Dark Chocolate Chickpea Brownies

    Switch it up this week and along with enjoying creamy hummus with veggies, turn those chickpeas into delicious, decadent brownies to curb those midday sweet cravings! GUARANTEE you will love these – IMO they are better than black bean brownies, but you be the judge…

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  • 4 Ingredient Frozen Fruit Sorbet

    Whether you’re trying to survive the summer heat (like all of us in Texas), need to cool down after a workout or just want a natural, refreshing treat from nature, then my 4-ingredient frozen fruit sorbet recipe is for you. And the best thing – you don’t need an ice cream maker for this homemade

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  • Salmon Mango Salsa with Rice Recipe

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  • Cajun Chicken Avocado Salad Wrap

    One of the easiest, proven ways I’ve seen to eat more veggies is to chop them up a bit more, then stick them in a salad.  Go one step further and cram into a wrap and you’ll have NO problem enjoying a fresh veggie salad every day this week.  Enjoy!

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  • Chipotle Walnut & Vegan Black Bean Burger

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  • Caveman Chicken Waffles & Sweet Potato

    I’m not the biggest history buff but I do have a wicked imagination.  I imagine that if waffle irons existed back in prehistoric times, the cavemen would mash everything into a bowl and throw it on the waffle iron.  No sides.  No fancy salads.  Just delicious fuel in a singular dish. This is another take

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  • Easy Baked Sweet Potato Fries

    It’s no secret (by now) that one of my favorite foods of all time is sweet potato.  I can pretty much eat it every day along with avocado.  So, it should be no surprise that I love sweet potato fries.  I’ll admit, greasy sweet potato fries are one of my favorite treat meals of all

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  • Tuna Stuffed Red Potatoes

    Today we are making one of my favorite budget-friendly recipes, stuffed red potatoes with tuna. What I love about this meal, besides that you get to keep money in your pocket, is how versatile these things are. These darn tasty stuffed potatoes are so good you can even enjoy them as hardy snacks in between

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  • Smoked Salmon Brown Rice Bowl

    Even though I keep my diet interesting, I never get rid of simple food favorites like this easy smoked salmon bowl.  It’s packed with heart healthy energy to either help me conquer the day first thing in the morning, or help me recover from an immensely busy day and/or grueling workout. Heart Healthy Abundance =

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  • Sweet, Spicy & Salty Fruit Salad

    I don’t say this often, but I’m pretty in love with this recipe.  It’s about the same love I have for dope kicks – I can’t get enough, so I acquire (eat) more than I should!  Only thing with this recipe – there’s really no downside! I came up with this recipe because if you’ve

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  • World’s Best Vegan Red Curry Chili

    I have a strong (non-scientifically proven) belief that the best recipes are fusion – incorporating the tastes and styles of different cuisines in to one amazing dish.   It’s even better when you can include your favorite foods. Here are two of mine – chili + curry – rolled into some of the BEST tasting (red

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  • Vegan Sweet Potato Casserole

    It’s that time of year again – comfort food season! One of the things I’m most excited about and thankful for this year is the opportunity to try something new with my family.  About two months ago, my father decided to go vegan…admittedly, I convinced him he should go plant-based for a variety of reasons,

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    Chipotle Chili with Sweet Potato

    A few weeks ago, my friends at Hilton invited me to check out their Homewood Suites property in Frisco, TX and create a meal or two using the amenities and kitchen utensils in one of the suites. Beyond the fact that the room was pretty spacious and the kitchen pretty much had everything except an

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  • Pumpkin Protein French Toast

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  • Date & Walnut Energy Snacks

    Here’s the quick backstory on this amazing date and walnut snack… Last year I traveled to Tel Aviv for an amazing food tour. You can watch part 1 and part 2 of my adventure in Israel on my YouTube channel. While I was there I got to visit Jerusalem where I met one of the

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  • Chocolate Chip Muffin Bites

    Got leftover cooked potato from your weekly meal prep? Don’t toss it away…make a delicious muffin batter to curb those sweet cravings throughout the week. Fact: I love this recipe. One of my favorite snack ideas.

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