protein recipes

Healthy Shrimp Fried Rice

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Chinese food as always been a guilty pleasure of mine, but getting take-out or going to a restaurant each time I get a craving is getting pretty expensive for me! Inlight of eating healthier and pinching pennies where I can, I decided to just recreate my favorite Chinese dish – shrimp fried rice. Now I know the best part of fried rice is the combination of flavors and a little grease from the oil, but I’m making things a little healthier by replacing olive oil for coconut oil in this dish. The coconut oil also does a wonderful job of […]

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Chocolate Coconut Protein Bread

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Protein is an essential element that should be consumed on a daily basis in order to sustain proper nutrition, maintain muscle mass, and help build muscle. Sometimes trying to eat five to six well balanced meals per day is tough, so I decided it was time to come up with a recipe for protein bread that would be great for on-the-go! I included both coconut oil and shredded coconut into this recipe for added health benefits. Coconut oil is a good source of health fats and made up of medium chain triglycerides which are used in the body as energy. […]

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