March 2, 2017

Mixed Berry Chia Jam

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.

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February 27, 2017

Garlic Pecan Chicken and Maple Glazed Carrots

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.

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February 20, 2017

Grass-Fed Beef Barbacoa Tacos

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.

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February 17, 2017

Radicchio Egg Salad Cups

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.

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February 14, 2017

3 Recovery Methods to Optimize Performance

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.
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February 13, 2017

The Top 7 Exercises You’re Not Doing

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.
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February 13, 2017

Italian Lasagna

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!

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February 9, 2017

Decadent Vegan Chocolate Mousse

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. 

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