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Post-Workout

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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  • Maple Pecan Brussels Sprouts

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  • Quick Gluten-Free Protein Banana Waffles

    If you’re in a pinch in the mornings, then these make ahead protein waffles may be perfect for your lifestyle.  I wasn’t sure if this recipe would work, but sometimes creativity kicks in and you’re able to make something beautiful (and delicious). Ever thought about using protein powder as a “dry” ingredient in baking recipes?

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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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  • Vegetarian
  • Gluten Free Sweet Potato Muffins

    It’s no secret that sweet potato muffins are one of my favorite foods.  Growing up in the south (Texas),  I’ve had my fair share of it and in many different forms.  While it’s good year-round, during the fall it kinda takes on a new meaning for me.  With the colder weather (and the crockpot or

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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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  • 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

      What’s up fit foodies? Tired of eating chicken? Here’s a beef bowl recipe that you’ll surely love and perfectly made for the special diets that you’re into, sweet and spicy beef!     Most of the time we tend to meal prep chicken for its affordability, time efficiency, and protein and low carb content. But

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  • Pineapple Chicken Fried Rice with Turmeric

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  • Dark Chocolate Chickpea Brownies

    If you were looking for decadent vegan chickpea brownies, you have come to the right place! These delicious chickpea brownies are made with the garbanzo bean, the same bean used to make tasty hummus. This sweet treat is rich and fudge like, just what a brownie needs to be. The chickpeas are made smooth in

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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

    This avocado chicken salad recipe is not only healthy but absolutely delicious too! If you were looking for avocado recipes that are packed with protein and healthy fats, look no further. This is also a great low carb option if you omit the tortilla wrap. While you can definitely use left over rotisserie chicken (which

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  • Chipotle Walnut & Vegan Black Bean Burger

    Chipotle Walnut & Vegan Black Bean Burger Searching for a great plant-based burger? Then today is your lucky day! I’m going to present one of the best veggie burgers I’ve ever made and tried — the Chipotle Walnut and Vegan Black Bean Burger!   Normally, a burger is a sandwich composed of single or double

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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

    This sweet, spicy, and salty fruit salad is a wonderful way to hydrate after an intense workout. The sugar and the salt come together for a great snack after a session at the gym, since the electrolytes help your body to absorb the water in the fruits more readily than just plain water alone. Don’t

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  • World’s Best Vegan Red Curry Chili

    Hello fit foodies! Do you also believe that the discoveries of the best recipes are through fusion? This means, to make one amazing dish, there is an incorporation of tastes and styles of different cuisines, which is even better when you include your favorites as well! Chili and curry are two of mine! How about

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  • Vegan Sweet Potato Casserole

    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

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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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  • Protein Powder
  • 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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