Posts in Nourish
Anti-Inflammatory Tea for Muscle Repair and Workout Recovery

Try this Anti-Inflammatory Tea to Naturally Decrease Inflammation - Filled with healing properties to help you recover faster and keep crushing workouts.

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Full Day of Eating - Vegan Bulking - A Weekend Vlog

In this Weekend Vlog I show a Full Day of Eating on a Plant Based Bulk, talk about quiet mornings, shovel some snow, and do a chest and triceps workout. It was a full day!

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Cauliflower Hash Recipe - Super Versatile!

This recipe is super quick, super easy, and very versatile. It utilizes fresh cauliflower as the base and then is customizable from there with whatever you have in the fridge.

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Full Day of Eating - Vegan Plant Based Bulking

This post shows a typical day of eating for me on my current bulking diet. My current diet is plant based and vegan. No meat and no dairy. My meal plan and macros are based off my goals of putting on 1-1.5 pounds a week of mass (mostly lean mass but fat is inevitable). These calculations are based on weekly weigh ins and my macros are adjusted according to the weight I'm gaining.

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Vegan Reuben Sandwich Recipe

This Reuben replaces the traditional corned beef with a beet, tempeh, and seitan mix. The "brine" taste gets mimicked by pickling spices and apple cider vinegar. Russian Dressing is a must on any good Reuben and the recipe below makes the perfect dairy free version. It tastes straight up like the sauce on a Big Mac. The final touches of this sandwich are a fresh sour dough bread, high quality sauerkraut, and vegan cheese to bind the sandwich together.

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5 Simple High Protein Vegan Recipes Using Fake Chicken

Whether you're vegetarian, vegan, or just trying to eat more plant based foods... these recipes hit the mark. These are all meals that I make regularly and I usually eat them for lunch. They are so fast to make that there is no need to cook them ahead of time, but they are also friendly for meal prep and great for a reheat. Each recipe is high in plant protein and low in unhealthy fats.

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Pumpkin Spice Protein Muffins

These muffins have health at the center focus but they taste great too. These are low sugar, high in healthy fat, and calorie dense for how small they are. They make a perfect post workout snack or are great to pack when hiking/camping. You can easily change the flavor of these muffins by using a different one of the Kodiak Cake mixes!

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Simple Vegan Sweet Potato Soup

This soup was made on a night where the weather was just starting to drop and I wanted a big plant based bowl of nutrition. This recipe is crazy low in calories and plant based. Only 234 per 4 cup serving! Serve this one alongside bread or a sandwich. 

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Dark Chocolate Protein Pancakes with Berries

My love of pancakes continues... they are my go to post workout meal. Protein pancakes make a great post workout because you get a nice rush of carbs and easy to digest proteins. Plus, they feel very rewarding.

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Berry Blues Oatmeal

Summer is wrapping up quick and it's the last chance to get in as many berries as you can... unless of course you freeze them. This recipes doubles up on blueberries and blackberries for an extreme antioxidant boost.

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Supplements: What I Take for Bodybuilding & Wellness

When looking at supplementation, I try to keep in mind what the actual term means and find the holes in my diet. Those nutritional holes can be filled with supplements. It is important to do research when buying and taking supplements. Beyond just reading what others have to say, your body and personal experience is going to be the most important factor. Try different things and always track how you feel. Learn from personal experience what is working best to enhance your performance, recovery, immunity, energy, mental health, and overall wellbeing.

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Chocolate Raspberry Oatmeal

Sometimes breakfast is a rush but other times it is a slow way to start the day. This bowl is perfect for those types of days because it's too good not to slow down and savor. These oats are perfect for summer when raspberries are in peak season and cheap.

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Monster Stack - Loaded Pancakes

When you get home from a long and successful workout, you need to refuel big time. For days when you lift super heavy or grind out extra miles doing cardio, this stack is your recipe for a strong and effective recovery. This recipe combines flavors of chocolate, peanut butter, jelly, and creamy banana for a sweet sweet way to recharge.

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Vegan Cheesy Rice with Smokey Tempeh and Veggies

This low calorie meal is full of flavor and the high volume of veggies makes it very satiating. It packs a nutrient dense punch with nutritional yeast, tempeh, and greens.

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Strawberries and Cream Oats

For these Strawberry and Cream Oats, I upped the protein by using a vanilla protein powder and paired it with cooked in strawberries to create a creamy and sweet serving of oats.

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Rainbow Stir Fry with Black Bean Noodles

Stir fry is one of those dinners that I crave. I crave the loads of vegetables, chewy chunks of protein, and whatever bed of rice or noodles it lies on. For this variation, I went away from traditional soy sauce or ginger flavors and used a smokey tomato sauce instead. The result was a warm, rich, and saucy bowl filled with Vitamin C and lots of protein... both great for recovering from a long day or hard workout.

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Everyday Bulking Oats

This oatmeal recipe is my go-to morning breakfast. I eat a variation of this almost everyday. Sometimes I vary what superfoods I put on top or mix in. Sometimes I use the cacao and sometimes I don't. If I want to be 100% plant based, I do not include Greek Yogurt. Overall, it's a vary adaptable recipe and is a great way to pack in a big number of nutrient dense calories to start your day of bulking.

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Quick Blueberry Oatmeal Bowl

Berries are nutrient dense, hydrating, and have lower carb numbers by volume than just oats. My favorite berry to cook into oats is the blueberry. Blueberries add a lot of juicy goodness to your oatmeal bowl and cook very easily. Next time you cook oats, throw in some blueberries for a nutrition boost.

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