Ginger-Soy Tilapia

Ginger-Soy Tilapia

I am finally able to eat tilapia again without gagging after my show! It’s still not my favorite, but this recipe definitely masked the bland tilapia flavor! I love anything Asian-flavor inspired, so this is right up my alley! The ginger...

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The Ketogenic Diet

The Ketogenic Diet

You’ve probably heard about the low carb, high fat diet that’s so popular because of claims that it causes extreme fat loss. I have done a significant amount of research to determine if this style of eating really is effective. I have found that...

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Fiesta Taco Bowls

Fiesta Taco Bowls

I have made these bowls before, but the seasonings and salsa I used this time made them so much more delicious! The macros don’t include it, but I also included 1/2 an avocado in mine! Macros (per serving): 253 cals, protein-18g, carbs-41g...

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Thai Red Curry Chicken

Thai Red Curry Chicken

Do you ever go to the grocery store hungry? It’s almost always a bad idea, but this time I was inspired. While perusing the marinades, I came upon this red curry paste and decided to make something fancy for this week’s meal prep! And...

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Post-Show Feels

Post-Show Feels

I know a lot of competitors have post-show depression, or a longing to immediately return to show prep, but they all must be nuts. Those last few weeks leading up to my show were so demoralizing and agonizing. I could barely muster the motivation...

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NPC Colorado Northern

NPC Colorado Northern

It’s 2 days later and I still can’t believe it’s over! 5 months of preparation and in one day it was all over. I am proud of how I looked and performed, but it is frustrating that I didn’t place. It had been 2 years since...

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Chicken Veggie "Pasta"

Chicken Veggie "Pasta"

Man, I am happy my show is over! I will recap the show weekend in my next post, but today was day 1 of getting back into my routine of lifting heavy and eating real food! Even when I am not getting ready for a competition, I still count my...

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