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Parmesan (Ezekiel Bread) Popcorn Shrimp

Here is my popcorn shrimps recipe with reduced-fat parmesan and whole wheat bread, that you’ll be crazy about. Easy to make, a tasteful, and customizable recipe you should try at home.

PARMESAN POPCORN SHRIMP – YOU KNOW LOVE THE SOUND OF IT! AND WHAT’S MORE – YOUR BODY WILL THANK YOU FOR THIS DELICIOUS, NUTRITIOUS TAKE ON A POPULAR FOOD THAT IS USUALLY COVERED IN GREASE! THIS EASY RECIPE USES TOASTED WHOLE WHEAT OR EZEKIEL BREAD, REDUCED FAT PARMESAN CHEESE AND 1 EGG. I GUARANTEE THIS IS A RECIPE YOUR FAMILY, ESPECIALLY KIDS, WILL ENJOY. BOOM.

You will need the following ingredients for this recipe. Get peeled fresh or frozen raw shrimp. The smaller they are, the better. Also, get whole wheat bread, reduced fat parmesan cheese and one egg.

Make crumbs from the toasted bread and add your choice of seasonings. My perfect combination of seasoning for popcorn shrimps is garlic, sea salt, Mrs. Dash, pepper and parmesan. Sometimes, I love to experiment and add cajun seasonings.

In another bowl, whisk one egg. Dip the shrimps in the egg, then in the crumbs, and arrange them on a baking dish. Bake in the previously preheated oven at 375F for less than 10 minutes.

Instead of baking in the oven, you can also prepare this dish with an air fryer or you can fry shrimps in oil, which I do not recommend if you want to reach your fitness goals.

Serve baked popcorn shrimp immediately and enjoy them while they’re hot and crispy. I love to eat them with a cocktail sauce or veggies. You can add your favorite combination of grilled or fresh vegetables and you’ll have a perfect meal for the whole family.

Approx macros using Genesis bread are 520 calories, 63g of protein, 34g of carbs, and 15g of fat.

Dixie Cup Fruit Popsicles

This dixie cup fruit popsicle recipe is sweet, juicy, and packs all the fun of summer into fruit ice pops. You can easily use all your favorite fruits, and create flavor combinations like orange mango. Add dollops of vanilla greek yogurt if you want it to be creamy as well. This is the height of easy crafting that the whole family can enjoy together. Instead of using popsicle molds, you use dixie cups to make cute small portioned homemade fruit ice pops that can easily be removed from the cups by running them under warm water.

 

This refreshing treat doesn’t have to be just limited to the fruits I provided here. My popsicle recipe is very adaptable to all sorts of fruits and creations. Depending on your popsicle mixture, the time it takes for the fruit popsicle to fully freeze may differ, but you can’t go wrong with freezing overnight. The orange slice provides a fun and cute “base” that prevents it from melting down your hands if you’re a little slow to eat. I love how it is the perfect mixture of sweet and tart, but doesn’t contain so much sugar or fruit juice that it makes it unhealthy and carb loaded. The juicy berries are full of antioxidants and vitamins and minerals, making this kid friendly treat good to eat and good for us. A better dessert alternative for those hot summer days.

 

If you enjoyed this homemade fruit popsicles recipe, please send me a message or drop me a comment below. I would love to hear how my recipes have changed your ideas of what healthy food could be. To me, nothing is more important than making it easy for you to reach your weight loss and fitness goals while also eating tasty and filling food. Be happy and healthy!

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Epic Bodybuilding Meal Prep (Gran Prep de Comidas para Culturistas)

Epic Bodybuilding Meal Prep (Gran Prep de Comidas para Culturistas)

Smoked Salmon Salad Wraps

10-minute #snack meal: cucumber, smoked salmon, avocado & bell pepper salad wraps. Ridiculously easy meal to prep and for a quick energy pick-up! Boom.

This is one of my favorite treat meals. It is easy to make, and you can customize the recipe by adding other raw vegetables to your liking or in season. You can even replace salmon with turkey in case you are not a big fan of seafood.

All you need for this really simple recipe is 4 ingredients. Smoked salmon, cucumber, bell pepper and avocado. Remember, salmon is a great source of omega 3 fatty acids, the “good” fat that your body needs to function and exercise.

Start by cutting half of the cucumber into thin slices with a mandolin. Then slice veggies into thin strips and build bite-sized wraps. Use cucumber as a base, add smoked salmon and veggies, and roll it up.

Fresh and crunchy salmon salad is perfect for a spring lunch or quick low carb dinner.

I’m thrilled at how good this smoked salmon salad recipe ​is! It’s simple, healthy and done in less than 10 minutes. Besides, salmon is one of the most nutritious foods. Salmon is rich in omega-3 fatty acids, which are considered essential, so you must get them from your diet because your body cannot create them. Salmon is also full of high-quality protein, another essential nutrient.

If you like this yummy smoked salmon salad recipe, what are you waiting for? Add this now to your collection of healthy, easy and quick recipes! Share this amazing dish with your family and friends too, I’m sure they’ll love it! And, don’t forget to share with us how it went for you. Comment down below or send me an email. Can’t wait to hear from you guys.

Have a great day fit foodies! Stay healthy.

Muscle Muffin!

Muscle Muffin! This is better than McDonald’s and #uoeno! Start your morning off right and take 15-minutes to cook yourself breakfast. MAKE TIME. Boom.

TIP: use your #mealprep ingredients to make #breakfast.

Surf and Turf Swordfish Steak Muscle Kabobs!

Surf and Turf Muscle Kabobs! Swordfish steak & flank steak with cherry tomatoes and yellow bell peppers, with a spinach & cucumber salad with sesame vinaigrette.

For this swordfish steak recipe, you’ll need just 5 ingredients! Swordfish steak, lean flank steak, bell peppers, cherry tomatoes, and your choice of greens for salad.

Quick, easy and delicious!

Start by getting one swordfish steak and one lean flank steak. This should be enough fish, but you can also get more if you want to prepare a larger amount of food for the whole family or if you’re expecting guests.

When I prepare a swordfish, I like to add an aromatic taste, so I also use ginger, garlic and cumin. To get started, cut the fish into pieces. You can season to taste, but keep it simple. If you want to follow my recipe, add ginger, garlic, cumin, pepper and red pepper.

Then cut yellow bell pepper into pieces and make the kabobs.

Spray a skillet with coconut oil or olive oil. Place the kabobs and cook them on both sides so that they are equally well cooked.

Make sure the swordfish steak is cooked all the way. Now you’re ready to enjoy a tasty grilled fish meal!

Remove the kabobs from the grill, serve on a plate, and voila you have a delicious meal, rich in protein!

Amaze your friends with this unusual finger food with a specific taste that is pleasing to everyone, especially if they love fish.

I tried this specialty a couple of years ago, and I have made it many times since then because I adore that it is so light and tasty and fits into my diet plan.

If you want others to try this amazing recipe with grilled swordfish then share this recipe with friends and family, fit foodies!

Have a good day!

Granola Covered Blackberries & Dark Chocolate Recipe

High protein parfait for breakfast? It’s a great combination of fresh fruits, nonfat Greek yogurt and crunchy granola. Perfect healthy breakfast on the go.

This blackberry and strawberry parfait recipe has 3 layers, which you can assemble the way I am, or as you wish. Also, it can be assembled in any container you want. I use these glass jars because they are very practical.

Berries play a major role in this recipe, so make sure the ones you get are ripe enough, juicy and sweet.

Wash and drain the berries well. Remove the stems from strawberries, then chop them into slices or small chunks. To assemble the parfaits, layer the three components starting with adding fresh strawberries and blackberries in the bottom of parfait glasses. Then add greek yogurt and finally granola. Sprinkle a little cinnamon on top if you like.

If you want to boost a level of protein, you can add a little bit of collagen or flavored protein powder of your choice to the greek yogurt.

Chill parfaits for 2 hours in the fridge before serving, and they are ready for sweet enjoyment. It tastes as good as they look, trust me!

This parfaits recipe is very customizable, so you can add fruits or other ingredients of your choice. You can add fresh raspberries, peaches, blueberries, or bananas. As long as the fruit is fresh, the dessert will be great. Also, try to make your own homemade granola and use it in this combination for breakfast.

Parfait doesn’t have to be just breakfast, you can also use this recipe for a healthy dessert. Many desserts require baking in the oven, but this is a great, very easy recipe that does not require much time to make.

It is also a great dessert that you can make for someone, if you do not have a lot of skills for making desserts that are complicated.

Egg Baked Avocado & Red Potatoes

Egg baked avocado, egg whites, skillet grilled red potatoes. Boom.

Black Beans, Giant Scallops, And Brussels Sprouts Recipe

This delicious meal that features a tasty black bean recipe can be made even easier with the use of an instant pot or slow cooker. You will cut your prep time down if you make the beans beforehand, and they can easily be portioned out and frozen for weekly (or monthly) lunch and dinner plans. With brussel sprouts and tender scallops, this recipe is perfect for those after gym meals where you need to replenish your energy and protein without sacrificing your health goals.

 

Tasty black bean recipes can sometimes be hard to find but look no further. The secret is using pico de gallo, some cumin, and garlic to season it into a delightful mix. You can use dried black beans if you want to make black beans from scratch, but canned beans work too. However, dried beans may be cheaper in the long run if this is something you foresee making large amounts of at a time.

 

For sea scallops, make sure they are dry, firm, and smell like the sea. If they are shiny or wet, they are often old, and if they have a fishy smell, are way past their prime and you should skip. Make sure you don’t overcook the scallops when a quick sear will do. Scallops will shrink and be tough if you cook them for too long.

 

Depending on how you like them, you can steam or roast the brussel sprouts until they are tender and nutty. As a leafy green, brussel sprouts (which look like tiny cabbages) are an excellent source of fiber, vitamins, and minerals. With these and beans at your side, it is very easy to switch up the scallops with another protein source such as beef, chicken, or fish.

 

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Dymatize Protein Peanut Butter (Honey Cinnamon & Chocolate)

I’m gonna show you a really easy way to make protein peanut butter, using just two simple ingredients. You will fall in love with this recipe the first time you taste it.

The first ingredient is simple, you’re gonna need the leanest isolate whey protein that you can find in the store. The whey protein should be with vanilla flavor, zero grams of carbs, sugar and fats.

The second, most important ingredient for this recipe is powdered peanut butter. I love to use different kinds of peanut butter, but for today’s recipe, I’m gonna use PB2.

Let’s get started with the prep. Take a kitchen scale and measure 90g of powdered peanut butter into a bowl. Then measure 1 scoop of protein powder into a plastic cup and mix with 4oz water.

Slowly begin to add powder and liquid protein to a jar and continuously mix. If it’s to your liking, add cinnamon or cocoa to the powder BEFORE adding liquid protein and mix well with the peanut powder.

In the end, add one scoop of organic honey into the jar with mixed protein peanut butter. Stir well, and your Honey Cinnamon & Chocolate Protein Peanut Butter is ready for use.

Creamy peanut butter spread on bread, toast, or protein bars and eat. You can also add it to oatmeal, your favorite salad, as a topping for different dishes, or eat it with whatever you like.

This jar has a total of 549 calories and as much as 59 grams of protein. It’s a great source of protein, especially when you are trying to get more protein in your diet or after training.

If you focus on a healthy diet rich in protein, you are at the right place. On my site fitmencook.com, you can explore many different recipes that are to your liking, and are prepared quickly and easily.

3 Weekly Meal Prep Recipes

Here are 3 of the powerful and healthy meals you can eat next week!

One of the most important lessons I have learned while adhering to a healthy lifestyle and diet is the importance of preparation. Meal prep can be a very helpful tool, in addition to saving time, you can better manage your portion sizes and macronutrients. Pick one day to do your healthy meal prepping, it can be a Sunday night or another day that suits you the most. Plan and prepare meals and snacks in advance.

You can prepare any food that is well kept in storage and has a delicious taste after a few days in the refrigerator. Cooked meat or grilled meat, brown rice, quinoa or potatoes, roasted or raw vegetables or other food that is a good basis for recipes for preparing meals.

I’m sharing with you 3 meal prep ideas which I made one week for myself.

The first meal is tempeh with brown rice and black quinoa, which I paired with fresh veggies, cucumber and red bell pepper slices. Cook the tempeh in a skillet with olive oil, garlic, cumin and Bragg’s Liquid Aminos. Also, cook brown rice and black quinoa, and chop veggies into slices. Arrange in a bowl and the first meal is ready.

The next recipe is with chicken, sweet potatoes and eggplant. Prepare meat as well as eggplant in a skillet, and bake sweet potatoes in the oven.

The last meal prep recipe is rainbow trout with asparagus and mushrooms. Season the rainbow trout and bake in the oven for 10 minutes, and grill the veggies in the skillet.

Ta-da! 3 very simple healthy meals, from just a few ingredients, which are prepared quickly and very easily.

Write to me in the comments below how you liked the ideas and if this was helpful to you.

Gaspari ISOFusion Peanut Butter Coffee & Chocolate Protein

Gaspari ISOFusion Peanut Butter, Coffee & Chocolate Protein & Hemp Granola Parfait with blueberries and chocolate chips. Boom.

This combination is pure magic. As someone who loves coffee, chocolate, and peanut butter, this recipe was a real discovery for me. When I first made it, I had to make it every day for a whole week. I like to make chocolate peanut butter coffee for breakfast or as a treat after a well-done workout.

Ingredients you will need are Gaspari ISOFusion protein powder or other protein powder you have, Nescafe instant coffee, dark chocolate powder, nonfat Greek yogurt, powdered peanut butter, granola cereal, fresh blueberries and chocolate chips.

I really love Blueberry Hemp Ancient Grain Granola by Purely Elizabeth, so I decided to add it to this recipe, but you can add some other granola.

You can use a glass cup, jar or bowl for serving. Start by adding granola to the bottom of the cup and pour in Greek yogurt on the top of it.

In another bowl mix some Greek yogurt with powdered peanut butter and add as a third layer in the cup. Then combine some Greek yogurt with protein powder, Nescafe and dark chocolate powder in a separate bowl and add on the top of peanut butter mixture.

Then top with the rest of the granola portion for this recipe, and garnish with some chocolate chips and fresh blueberries. The texture is creamy, rich, crunchy and refreshing.

Caffeine and peanut butter will give you an energy boost and you will feel full until the next meal. Besides that, it has a lot of protein and low fats, so it’s totally calorie-conscious. Treat yourself to this flavor bomb.

If you are looking for more sweet recipes like this one, explore my recipes by downloading the Fitmencook app on your Android or Apple phone. Enjoy!

Corn, Black Bean & Pico De Gallo Stuffed Avocado With Shrimp

Spicy Harissa Grilled Chicken Breast

Using different types of international spices and seasonings is a great way to keep your diet interesting.

Detox Beet & Fruit Smoothie

Today’s recipe is a Detox Beet & Fruit smoothie, perfect to cleanse the liver and “get you on the regular” Boom.

 

I believe that smoothies are the fastest tasty meal and that they can contain all the macros and nutrients you need. You can pack frozen fruit smoothies and carry them on to work or to school. It’s also a perfect snack or a whole meal when you don’t have much time.

 

There’s plenty of variation of smoothies that you can make at home. Smoothie recipes are very simple, everyone knows how to make them, and that’s one more reason why they are very popular. But to be honest, fruit smoothie recipes are so delicious!

 

There are no wrong recipes for smoothies, but the key is in the right combo of ingredients for the best taste and nutritional composition. 

 

The steps for making today’s smoothie are as simple as tossing all the fruits in a blender with a little water.

 

For Detox Beet and Fruit Smoothie recipe you will need raw beet, one small mandarin orange, apple, frozen strawberries and one cup of water.

 

I prefer frozen strawberries because of the smoothie structure, but if it’s strawberry season, go with the fresh ones.

 

Cut the raw beet into wedges and toss all the ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth. Pour into cups, glasses or bottles, and enjoy your meal! 

 

I’m also fun of a strawberries banana smoothie, but I like this one the most because of the refreshing taste of oranges and beets.

 

I would like to hear from you! Send me how it makes for you and if you like this taste of beet, orange and strawberries. If you have your own great smoothie recipe, share it with us in the comments below. 

 

Have a beautiful day, my fit foodies! 

 

Spicy Madras & Curry Deviled Eggs

Spicy madras & curry deviled eggs with chicken breast and mixed green salad. Boom.

10-minute Tex-Mex Quesadilla

Egg White, Asparagus and Brown Rice & Quinoa Frittata

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.

 

Fried Green Tomatoes with Bison

Move on over Paula Dean, there’s a new bad boy in town and he’s not pulling any punches when it comes to breaking out the healthy but delicious versions of your favorite southern comfort food. Southern fried green tomatoes are a staple in the lower half of our country, where a crispy crust encases juicy, meaty, and tangy green tomatoes.

 

Often the result of having a late bumper crop of this popular vegetable, if you find that you have a bunch of late-season unripe tomatoes that won’t make it through the first frost, this is the recipe you can wow guests with at your next dinner party. Not only does it reduce food waste, but I’m also very excited to show you all a version that keeps special diets such as keto, paleo, and gluten-free.

 

Before we dive in, here is some advice on making the best fried green tomatoes recipe. Make sure you choose firm green tomatoes since if they’re soft, it more than likely means they have started to go bad. Choose a large shallow bowl so that it’s easy to toss the tomatoes in the breading and make sure you lay them out on some paper towels after you fry them so they stay crispy and don’t become too soggy with grease. With these tips in mind, let’s dive in!

 

Recipe Variations

Instead of bread crumbs or corn meal, Almond flour is a versatile gluten-free and grain-free breading that gives just the right amount of crisp we’re looking for. While you can mix any seasoning of your choice into the flour, in this recipe I used garlic powder, sea salt, cumin, and ground black pepper. Feel free to add smoked paprika, cayenne pepper, onion powder, Cajun or Italian seasonings. Even parmesan cheese would be a welcome addition to the breading. While you can pan fry them until they’re crispy, you can also throw them into the air fryer if you’re trying to watch your calorie intake.

 

If you’re looking for what to serve with fried green tomatoes, they are fantastic as a side dish to cubed steak, kebabs, stew and gumbo, roasted chicken, some sauteed shrimp, or other fish and seafood. In fact, they even do well as a stand-alone entree. If you want something to give it an extra kick, pairing it with a tasty dipping sauce like a spicy remoulade or cool tangy Greek tzatziki could be just the thing you’re looking for. If you have any leftovers, you can make fried green tomato sandwiches too.

 

I hope you enjoyed my southern fried green tomatoes recipe without cornmeal recipe and would love to hear from you. Drop a comment below to tell me how you liked it!

Let’s cook!

Strawberry, Blueberry, Goat Cheese Mache Rosette Salad with Bison

Bison flank, strawberry, blueberry, goat cheese, and mache rosette salad. Delicious, light yet lean & mean – always a winning combo.

Remember lean bison flank is a very good protein to incorporate into your diet. Generally lower in calories & fat than beef and even chicken, high in protein, and packed with omega-3 and iron, making it a great choice! Especially for women.

Season bison with garlic, paprika, and cayenne pepper. Spray the skillet with olive oil and place the bison. Since it is so lean, I used a small amount of spray olive oil so it would not stick. Cook the bison in a skillet for 8 to 10 minutes or until the desired doneness.

For the salad, you’ll need some mache rosettes, strawberries, blueberries, and goat cheese crumble. Assemble the salad in a medium bowl or plate, putting first mache rosettes, cooked bison, and other ingredients. Add a pinch of sea salt and pepper to taste.

This combination of veggies and fruits with creamy goat cheese and any source of proteins is definitely one of the best pairings for a delicious and light spring and summer salad.

I often choose mache rosettes as one of the ingredients in my mixed salads, because of their benefits. One of them is the fact that it contains 30% more iron than spinach. Mache is also called Corn salad, lambs lettuce, and Nut lettuce, and you can find it in almost all bigger markets and whole food markets.

Also, you can adapt this recipe to your tastes, and remove, add or replace some ingredients. Instead of mache rosettes, you can add baby spinach, or you can mix both in this recipe. I believe that with this salad mozzarella cheese would be an excellent choice too. Experiment, try different combinations and find what you like best, but be sure to try this combination first.

And of course, write below in the comments how you liked the salad, and if you changed it, what you recommend us to try.

Sea Bass Recovery Burger With Chips

Perfect way to reward the body after a grueling workout

“Popcorn” & Shrimp Salad

Hey guys, welcome back to the fit men cook kitchen! Today’s recipe is really special, we are making a delicious shrimp salad.

This is a very easy and tasty salad recipe. The hardest thing for you is to determine which type of protein you want to eat. You can add chicken if you’re more chicken salad type, or you can add cooked shrimp.

There’s also a vegan option for you guys. You can easily swap out the chicken or shrimps and substitute in some roasted tempeh, tofu or roasted cauliflower.

I love chicken, but for this recipe I personally prefer shrimps. If you can’t find fresh shrimps in your store, use frozen shrimps, it’s okay. In the case you buy shrimps with shells on them, it’s very easy to remove them. Pull the main part off and remove the tail of the shell.

This shrimp salad recipe is a mix of shrimps, mache rosettes or mixed greens, avocado and popcorn. Great combo full of protein.

You will need 6oz of shrimps. Prepare them in boiling water, in an air fryer or whichever way you like the most.

Use a bowl to mix other ingredients, and toss the shrimps on the top. Garnish with some fresh herbs or how you like the most, and enjoy your meal.

This easy shrimp meal is a great recipe that should be part of every recipe book.

Low-carb Tip: Instead of using croutons on your salad, use air-popped popcorn! It has similar nutritional benefits to brown rice and will actually help you feel full. Two brands to consider using are Skinny Pop and Fit Pop.

Comment or message me how it went for you! Your messages overwhelm me and make me work harder on my kitchen to provide you healthier versions of your favorite dishes as you journey towards your weight loss and fitness goals!

Banana, Nut Butter & Granola

Here is one of my favorite snack foods: Banana, nut butter & granola. It is only 218 calories and makes a good pre-workout snack with a Labrada ISO LeanPro protein shake. And, this is definitely something your children will love! Boom.

Bison Stuffed Bell Peppers

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.

Spicy Chicken Salad with Grilled Eggplant Sliders

This is a great snack meal. Use a knife and fork to eat. Boom.