A Post Workout Meal

I have been on a new workout plan for the last 3 days, and my body feels tired and sore, it is time for a recovery break before the next session but mostly a good recovery meal. I am always researching for a way to ease the meal prep, but I also like my food to be tasty, so that comes in first place. I have been experimenting a lot of new recipes, and different cooking methods in the last couple of days, and today I want to share with you all a 40 minutes preparation meal. The good thing about this, is also that I got some leftover and I’m done for tomorrow’s meals!

What you need is:

  •  6/7 Chicken Breast
  • Fresh Asparragus
  • Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • Cayenne Pepper
  •  Black Pepper
  • Sweet & Spicy Chicken Rub or Anything of your choice
  • Salt

The first thing I do is to cut into pieces the chicken breast and put it in a bowl,once is done I add the marinade, salt, pepper, and olive oil and mix it all. Now, is the time to prepare two different oven tray one with foil paper for the chicken and the other one with baking paper for the asparagus. Wash and clean the asparagus and place one by one in the tray, add some olive oil, salt, cayenne pepper and mix it.

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Bake it all in the oven for 25 minutes at 400°F, halfway through I like to turn the asparagus and before the end of the 25 minutes I broil for 2/3 minutes, but this last step is entirely up to you.

In the end, I have added some rice as my primary source of carbs, I hope you guys will give a try and enjoy as much as I do.

As usual, I am interested to know what you think? Do you have another easy way to meal prep? How you like to marinade the chicken (So I will give a try)?  Let me know in the comment.

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Metabolic Cooking – Quick & Easy Fat Burning Recipes

Cooking when trying to burn fat and lose weight can be very tricky. But today I got great news for you all. I want to share with you this recipes book that I have been using lately.

The Metabolic Cooking is essentially a nutritional guide and recipe book that is designed specifically to boost your body’s metabolism and consequently burn fat.

You get over 250 nutritious and delicious recipes as well as nutritional guidelines, shopping lists and all you could possibly need to hit the ground at a run. In other words, it is a recipe book that will simply make your life easier instead of complicating it.

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Author Background

Schermata 2017-06-22 alle 6.11.52 PM.pngKarine Losier, co-author of the metabolic diet recipes goes by the nickname of “Lean Kitchen Queen”. With a background in culinary arts, she likes to challenge the common perceptions about culinary techniques and give her food a healthier twist, without sacrificing taste or appeal.

Her Master’s degree in the field of psychology makes her intimately aware of the psychological challenges with which every one of us struggles when it comes to body image, health, habits, and motivation.schermata-2017-06-22-alle-6-44-36-pm.png

Losier’s partner, in life and business, is Chef Dave Ruel, also known as “The Muscle Cook”. The combined talents of these two have created a great plan for eating that doesn’t mean you will have to eat bland foods while dieting.

 

Metabolic Cooking Review – How it Works

To explain in straightforward terms, the word metabolism refers to your body’s use of energy. A person with low metabolism doesn’t burn those calories quickly, which means the energy gets stored up for later use, in the form of fat cells.

A person with high metabolism does burn those calories, preventing them from being converted to fat, and even dipping into the energy reserves already stored in the pre-existing fat cells.

Some types of foods will actually prompt your body to store fat rather than use up the available energy, while other foods will prompt your body to charge up the burners and use that stored energy.

The bottom line is this: The Metabolic Cooking recipes will help you to avoid those foods that would add to your fat, increase the foods that help you burn fat, and keep your body’s burners turned to “high!”.

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Click Here To Visit Metabolic Cooking’s Official Website!

A SNEAK PEEK OF WHAT’S INSIDE…

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Metabolic Cooking Review – Pros and Con:

Pros of Metabolic Cooking Cookbook:

  • Nutritional information. Each recipe comes with the number of calories, the grams of protein and carbs, and the important nutritional information you need to know. For those like me that are trying to stay strict with our calorie intake, these books are supremely helpful.
  • Super simple instructions. All of the instructions are easy to follow.
  • Easy to use ingredients. Some of the recipes call for ingredients that you may not have handy, but most of them can be purchased at local supermarkets. You may need to shop at a few specialty stores to find everything, but it’s worth it to put out these delicious recipes.
  • The sixty days full refund guarantee is a pretty good indication metabolic-guarantee.gifthat Losier and Ruel are confident you will be satisfied with their recipes. You can try it risk-free for sixty days with a money-back guarantee!

Cons of the Metabolic Cooking Cookbook:

  • Lack of final pictures. Most recipes contain final pictures of the food being cooked with the recipes but few recipes do not have the final picture. So you will be left wondering about how some of the recipes will look like.
  • No primary ebook. When you get started with the Metabolic Cooking program, there’s nothing to help you navigate the books. There’s no primary ebook to help you understand how to read the books, but it just jumps right into the recipes.

Conclusion …..

I highly recommend the Metabolic Cooking Recipes for your kitchen if you want to get leaner, do it faster, and have your healthy food taste BETTER than ever. If your idea of healthy eating is eating the same old bland and boring food, this cookbook will definitely change the way you think about eating healthy. Metabolic Cooking has everything that you need for an effective and successful diet plan. I am sure there are other cookbooks out there but Metabolic Cooking is useful and affordable.

Click Here To Visit Metabolic Cooking’s Official Website!

 

Healthy pasta with pesto 

Here is the thing!

I love gardening and since I am having a wonderful basil outside my balcony I thought why not make some pesto and enjoy it with my wife today?


Sometimes is good to come out from your alimentation plan and feel recharged, also since is a month that I am not having pasta I decided to go for it. I guess will really help to get along for the next steps. 

It doesn’t need to be always diet isn’t it?


Here you go …. leaves are ready to be blended and pasta is already cooking …. vualá …… 


Recipe for pesto 6/8 person

– 80g of Basil Leaves (Clean and Dry)

– 50g of Parmesan Cheese in small pieces 

– 30g of Pine Nuts

– 30g of Pecorino Cheese in small pieces 

– 150g of Extravergine Olive Oil 

– Salt (at your discretion)

1. Add basil, Parmesan cheese, Pecorino Cheese and Pine Nuts in a blender and blend for 20 seconds. 

2. Add the olive oil and blend for other 4 seconds.

3. Enjoy

Oatmeal – for a great day start

Many foods fall in and out of favor as health trends come and go. Not oatmeal. I do have oatmeal each day for breakfast.

Great oatmeal starts with plain rolled oats, or steel-cut oats, cooked in a little water or milk, and topped with wholesome ingredients. It’s a feel-good start to the day, and if you make it a habit, it can do your health some favors.

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Eating oats is linked to an average 7% drop in LDL cholesterol, research shows.

Your bowl of oatmeal gets even tastier when you top it with spices. Try cinnamon, ginger, or pumpkin pie spice.

Spoon in some frozen berries, and the warmth of the oatmeal will defrost them for you. Or try applesauce or dried fruit.

You can add milk (dairy, almond, soy, or whatever else you like), too.

Nutrition Fact Oatmeal

Asparagus, Why they should be included in your Weight Loss diet

Hey guys,

I have done some research on the Asparagus and why they should be included in the Weight Loss recipes.

  • Asparagus is low in fat and calories, in fact, one cup contains approximately 32 calories, but it also contains lots of soluble and insoluble fiber, making it a good choice if you’re trying to lose weight. Because your body digests fiber slowly, it keeps you feeling full in between meals.
  • Asparagus contains high levels of the amino acid asparagine, making it a natural diuretic. In other words, eating more of the spears can help flush excess fluid and salt from your body, which may help prevent urinary tract infections.
  • Asparagus is also a source of vitamin E, another important antioxidant. This vitamin helps strengthen your immune system and protects cells from the harmful effects of free radicals.
  • Along with other green, leafy vegetables, asparagus is a good source of vitamin K. The vitamin is crucial for coagulation (which helps your body stop bleeding after a cut) as well as bone health.
  • Asparagus is full of folate, a B vitamin that could lift your spirits and help ward off irritability.

In conclusion … Yes, eating asparagus does make your pee smell. But once you’re past that, there are plenty of reasons to fill your plate with more of this superfood. This veggie is packed with vitamins and minerals like vitamins A, C, E, K, and B6, as well as folate, iron, copper, calcium, protein, and fiber.

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