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Wondertwin Powers Activate, Form Of: More Than 100 Ways to Eat Cottage Cheese

Sal just looked up from his desk (we work together) and said, “I wonder what would happen if you fried cottage cheese?”

This is quintessential Sal.  The Sicilian take on one of the healthiest protein sources out there: yes, but can you deep fry it??? 

I have no idea if you can fry cottage cheese or not (and I don’t plan on finding out anytime soon) but I do know that cottage cheese is one of the most excellent protein sources out there.  I would die without it.  I buy multiple tubs at one time. Continue reading



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Like Pumpkin Pie? You’re Going to Love This Festive Jay Robb Protein Shake

I know what you’re thinking.

And, no, I don’t work for Jay Robb.  I don’t have a reseller’s agreement and I’m not even an affiliate.   I just happen to think they’ve got some really rockstar products.

Among them?

Yammit! Energy Nuggets

I happened to get my hands on some Yammits a while back and I have slowly been experimenting with all of the glory that they can bring. Here’s my latest post-workout shake that has Sally singing praises.  Just in time for my favorite season – a protein shake worthy of the Pumpkin King: Continue reading


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A Knock-Your-Socks-Off Jay Robb Fudgesicle Recipe for Labor Day

Last week Maggie Wang posted her favorite recipe for making protein fudgesicles. (By the way, she’s wicked smart and completely kicks ass. Her website contains a wealth of information and she’s extremely entertaining to boot.)

Inspired, I adapted her recipe to include my favorite whey protein isolate (Jay Robb!) and a nifty new chocolate product that I recently discovered in my favorite neighborhood grocery store, New Seasons Market. (I also used good old cow milk instead of soy milk cuz I don’t have any dairy tolerance issues.)

The result is a seriously religious frozen chocolate explosion.

Oh. My. God.

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I’m a Delinquent – Here’s One Killer Recipe to Make Sure You Don’t Go Down the Same Road

What’s the fastest way to screw up what might otherwise be a mind-blowing, muscle-searing workout? Neglect your pre-workout meal.

Daniel totally called me out on it this morning as I agonized through a torturous round of shoulder-press-squat-combos.

“What did you eat this morning?” he asked.

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Yum: From the Kick-Ass Protein Shake Files

I was running out today to make an 11:15am appointment and I had to have my late morning meal on the go. No problem, I thought, I’ll just whip up a protein shake and be on my way.

I surveyed the refrigerator and planned my attack:

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