|Home > Expert Blogs > The Truth About Abs|
AboutCPT & Certified Nutrition Specialist, is the author of the international best-seller, The Truth about Six Pack Abs (TruthAboutAbs.com), with over 263,000 readers in 154 countries. Mike is also the co-author of the popular nutrition program, The Fat Burning Kitchen. In addition, Mike publishes the popular Lean-Body Secrets ezine with over 710,000 subscribers worldwide.
» Meet Mike Geary
» Save Author as Favorite
» See all Mike Geary's Posts
Recent Posts» What to Eat Between Meals
» 3 Awesomely Random Fitness & Nutrition Tips
» A Healthier Coffee Creamer Alternative
» Fat Burning Mexican Lunch Recipe
» Better Sleep, Leaner You: Tips for Falling Asleep!
Archive» June 2010
» May 2010
» April 2010
» March 2010
» February 2010
» January 2010
So I just started doing this recently, and it's been a great way to "sneak" more nutrition into certain types of dinners. This can also help you get leaner, because higher nutrient density in your meals means lower appetite and controlled cravings for you later.
Here's what I've been trying out...
As you've probably heard a dozen times before, specific greens such as kale, mustard greens, bok choy, swiss chard, etc are the absolute most nutrient dense vegetables on earth.
However, even though I've always known what superstars these are in the nutrition world, I never really thought of ways to use them in cooking meals. Sure, I always get plenty of lettuce and spinach in salads, but the greens like kale, bok choy, mustard greens, and Swiss chard are WAY more nutrient-dense than lettuce and spinach.
So I finally figured out how to sneak these into my meals (and this works even if you don't like the taste of those greens separately)...
There are probably other recipes you can use this for, but I've used it for soups and italian tomato sauces so far, and it works great.
What I do is take a good amount of bok choy, kale, mustard greens, and/or Swiss chard and throw them whole (not chopped up) into my tomato sauce or my large batch of soup broth. I'll also throw some large chunks of onion and maybe a zucchini into the simmering ... Continue
Hot Topicsdiet, weight loss, fitness, motivation, abs, restaurants, health, calories, stress, challenge, gyms, support, goals, points, exercise, metabolism, food, recipe
Most Popular Searches
Most Popular Blogs» Longer, Leaner Thighs: 5 Best Exercises
» We Announce The Challenge WINNER!
» Best Vitamins Dieters Not Getting
» The Dangerous Escape Food Provides
» Janel Hits The Farmers Market
Highest Rated Blogs» Kick Start Your Metabolism
» Are You Portion Savvy?
» Labor Day Spicy BBQ Chicken Recipe
» 4 Keys to Being Unstoppable
» Valentine's Day treats that won't blow the diet!