Your post-workout meal is one of the most important meals of the day. Why? Because this meal is all about recovery, refueling and re-feeding so that your muscles grow and your performance improves. Consuming carbohydrates after workouts helps to replenish glycogen stores – aka muscle energy – that have been emptied due to your workout.
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
Since I have been traveling more lately, I find it challenging – yet doable – to stay disciplined and follow a diet that complements my fitness goals. However, I gotta admit that when I finally am able to return home, sometimes the last thing on my mind is grocery shopping. To ensure I do not ransack the
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.
Rule: Performing cardio in the morning should never go unrewarded… Here was my reward: (frozen) Greek yogurt banana split with blueberries and KIND Snacks dark chocolate almond bar. How did you start your day? Boom.
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!
I remember how much I loved going to Chinese buffets and load up on all the sweet and spicy chicken, bad thing was; it wasn’t the healthiest choice. Don’t worry here is the perfect dish to satisfy those cravings for Chinese food for you and your family. Enjoy!
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
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.