3 GREAT RECIPES TO TRY THIS WEEKEND!

Eating well is a fundamental part of taking control of your health and fitness, but busy schedules can make this challenging. With a little planning and some straightforward recipes, you can prepare protein-packed meals that keep you fueled and fit. This weekend, take a step towards better nutrition with these three simple recipes designed to complement your active lifestyle and fitness goals.

Beef Stir-Fry with Vegetables

This beef stir-fry is quick to make and packed with protein and nutrients, perfect for a post-workout meal.

Ingredients:

  • 500g lean beef strips
  • 1 bell pepper, sliced
  • 1 medium carrot, julienned
  • 1 cup broccoli florets
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon sesame seeds (optional)

Instructions:

  1. Heat the olive oil in a large pan over medium-high heat.
  2. Add the garlic and beef strips, cooking until the beef is nearly cooked through.
  3. Add the bell pepper, carrot, and broccoli, cooking for another 5-7 minutes until vegetables are tender yet crisp.
  4. Stir in the soy sauce and cook for an additional minute.
  5. Garnish with sesame seeds before serving.

Estimated Macros:

  • Calories: 400
  • Protein: 35g
  • Carbs: 18g
  • Fat: 20g

Zesty Lemon Garlic Salmon

Salmon is an excellent source of omega-3 fatty acids and protein. This dish adds a fresh, tangy twist with lemon and garlic.

Ingredients:

  • 2 salmon fillets (150g each)
  • 1 lemon, juiced and zested
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Fresh dill for garnish

Instructions:

  1. Preheat your oven to 375°F (190°C).
  2. In a bowl, mix lemon juice, lemon zest, olive oil, and garlic.
  3. Place salmon fillets on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper.
  4. Pour the lemon garlic mixture over the salmon. Season with salt and pepper.
  5. Bake for 12-15 minutes or until salmon flakes easily with a fork.
  6. Garnish with fresh dill before serving.

Estimated Macros:

  • Calories: 300
  • Protein: 23g
  • Carbs: 2g
  • Fat: 22g

Hearty Vegan Black Bean Quinoa Salad

A vegan option that is not only filling but also rich in plant-based protein and fiber, making it an ideal choice for maintaining energy levels and supporting muscle recovery.

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup quinoa, cooked
  • 1 can black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 avocado, diced
  • 1 tomato, diced
  • 1/2 red onion, finely chopped
  • 1 lime, juiced
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Fresh cilantro, chopped for garnish

Instructions:

  1. In a large bowl, combine the cooked quinoa, black beans, avocado, tomato, and red onion.
  2. In a small bowl, whisk together lime juice, olive oil, salt, and pepper.
  3. Pour the dressing over the salad and toss to combine.
  4. Garnish with fresh cilantro before serving.

Estimated Macros:

  • Calories: 350
  • Protein: 15g
  • Carbs: 45g
  • Fat: 15g

Maintaining a balanced diet is crucial for achieving your fitness goals. If you’re looking for guidance on how to incorporate these meals into a holistic approach to health and wellness, or if you need help structuring a fitness plan that fits into your busy life, we’re here to help. Book a “Free No-Sweat Intro” by clicking here to learn more about how our coaching can make a difference in your journey towards a healthier, more independent you.

POPULAR POSTS

CARBOHYDRATES! LET’S DIVE IN!

Carbs aren’t the problem. The problem is you only eat carbs. This simple statement often hits home for many who struggle with nutrition and weight

DIETS DON’T WORK!!! WHAT DO I EAT???

Today I want to discuss the frustrating cycle many of us find ourselves in when it comes to dieting. You’ve likely experienced the initial success

SCHEDULE YOUR FREE INTRO

Talk with a coach about your goals. Get the plan to achieve them.

FILL OUT THE FORM TO GET STARTED

Take the first step towards getting the results you want!