How my post-contest eating disorder guided my nutrition advice

How my post-contest eating disorder guided my nutrition advice

I now preach the principles of habit-building as the cornerstone for inciting any sort of lasting change in eating behaviors.  Of note, since these ordeals, I have been able to rekindle my relationship with food while still maintaining a focus on staying in shape and prioritizing proper training.  I love food, I love looking good, I love lifting weights, and I now know I love helping others get to that exact same place.

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Tips & Stems-Springtime Asparagus

Tips & Stems-Springtime Asparagus

Ah yes, early spring. The birdies are singing, things are turning green, and seasonal veggies are creeping into the markets. And yet it's not warm enough outside to NOT turn on your oven! As such, here's a short and easy recipe to turn one of early spring's most seasonal and delightful vegetables - ASPARAGUS - into a perfect complement to any protein-rich meal.

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Turkey Burgers and Black Eyed Pea Salad

Turkey Burgers and Black Eyed Pea Salad

I love turkey burgers! I used to buy them frozen from Trader Joe's or Costco. They are both delicious and packed with tons of lean protein. I attempted my first real, fresh turkey burger recently and it came out magnificent! It tastes completely different from anything frozen and is very inexpensive.

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