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How to Un-Boring Your Salads

  Even though Chicago has stayed stubbornly chilly over the last few days, the buds on the trees and the sun in the sky are hopeful reminders that someday, summer will be here. With farmers’ market ...

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Roasted Tomato Pepper Soup with a Protein Pump

  Now that football has started and the weather is cooling down more and more each day, it is time to harvest the last of our garden’s gifts! This is a bittersweet time for me, but I love the ...

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Meal Prep the Buffet Way

One of the questions I get asked the most in the classes I teach is: “Do you cook every day at home?” I feel like there is a common misconception that all professional chefs cook gourmet meals every ...

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Protein Popsicles

  The average gym goer with a goal of fat loss would probably see some improvements to their physique if they added some protein into their diet and removed some carbs and fats. That's easier said ...

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5 Minute Mug Cakes

The holidays are synonymous with lots of delicious freshly baked goods. Pies, cakes, brownies, and of course, cookies all taste even more delicious when it's cold out and you want to just sit around ...

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Protein FAQs Part 2: High Ratio Protein Sources

  This post is the continuation of a multi-part article about protein. If you missed part one, be sure to check it out here. What are good sources of protein? “I’ve heard quinoa, nuts, and beans are ...

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Protein FAQs Part 1: A Nutritionist Weighs in on the Current Science

As a personal trainer and nutritionist, I'm often asked about protein and how it relates to health and fitness: What are good sources of protein? How much should I be getting? How much is dangerous? ...

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Meal Prep Cheat Sheet

Outside of a lack of willpower, one of the biggest reasons many people cannot seem to stick to a diet usually comes down to a convenience or “time” issue.  It’s much easier to just go out to lunch ...

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Perfect Protein Pancakes

Over the last several years, my girlfriend has experimented with a lot of different varieties of protein pancakes. I think they’re one of the tastiest ways to get in a nice serving of carbs and ...

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PB & J Protein Smoothie Bowls

Smoothies are a delicious way to get in multiple servings of fruit, veggies, protein, fiber, and tons of vitamins and minerals. Plus, I’d argue most people would rather get in their nutrients via ...

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