Take the guilt out of jam, with Chia! The seeds add the gelatinous quality to almost any cooked fruit to make a healthy spread for your favorite gluten-free bread, bagels or English muffins.
Packed with farm-fresh protein and heart-healthy fats, our Garlic Pecan Chicken Breast & Maple Glazed Carrots is yet another great example that simple and delicious make a perfect culinary marriage.
Looking from some awesome treats for your four-legged buddy? If you weren’t Fido’s best friend before, you sure will be after he “woofs” down a few of these tasty treats.
Whip up this quick and healthy side as an accompaniment to any light lunch, sandwich, or as a stand-alone dish. Brussels sprouts, almonds, and Goji berries provide texture to this nutritional powerhouse dish. The slightly sweet and sour dressing compliments without overpowering this healthful blend.
When trying to eat healthy, Mexican food may not be the first thing that comes to mind. Mexican food tends to have poor meat quality, while being high in refined carbohydrates, gluten, and additives. At Metabolic Meals, we enjoy putting our own spin on dishes that traditionally are not the best for you.
This colorful twist on an American classic provides a wonderful lunch salad packed with healthy amino acids and quality heart healthy fats. For a heartier meal, toast a couple slices of your favorite gluten-free bread or serve it with gluten free crackers on the side.
Any CrossFitter will tell you it’s the intensity of the routine that separates him or her from the pack. But research shows that doing CrossFit too frequently without making some key adjustments can have undesired consequences.
Training consisting of a lot of volume and intensity produces substantial amounts of lactic acid — a compound created by the breaking down and oxidizing of glucose — and your muscle pH drops. When your body tries to rebalance the pH after a workout, it pulls glutamine — the most abundant amino acid in your body — from the muscle. This causes muscle tissue to break down in excess.
It’s human nature to want to perform the exercises you’re good at. If you’re great at dips, you’ll be more inclined to do them. If you struggle with pull-ups, you might prefer the lat pulldown as your vertical pulling exercise.
Your body functions more efficiently (and is less injury-prone) when the strength between its antagonist muscles is properly balanced. Unfortunately, many people overdo the exercises they excel at and neglect to exercise other parts of their bodies.
At Metabolic Meals we strive to satisfy our customers by using healthy, sustainable foods while also giving them a nutrition plan that improves health, fat-loss and performance. By strategically alternating low-carb meals with moderate-carb meals, you can improve insulin sensitivity, increase metabolic rate and have more energy to power through your day!
A healthy lifestyle embraces moderation, but also the ability to indulge on occasion. Valentine’s Day is the perfect opportunity to treat the favorite person in your life with this decadent treat. When that indulgence includes, what some consider, the world’s most perfect food, it’s a match made in heaven.
Avocados are high in fiber, healthy fats, vitamins A and E, and potassium. Chocolate and avocados are also known aphrodisiacs. The Aztecs had so much faith in the avocado’s aphrodisiac qualities that they forbid virgins to leave the house while they were being harvested.