7 Lebanese Foods from Highest in Protein to Lowest

I have decided to dedicate this blog post to the subject of nutrition. As I am Lebanese, I have decided to write this post about Traditional Lebanese foods with the aim of educating my readers about the nutritional content of popular traditional mezza dishes. The foods on the infographic above are commonly consumed by Lebanese…

5 Healthy Breakfast Ideas

Here are five healthy breakfasts to try at home. I highly encourage anybody who leads an active lifestyle not to skip breakfast, and I actually look forward to making it because nothing is better than starting the day off with proper fuel for workouts and a healthy body, in my opinion. Oatmeal with Peanut Butter…

3 Easy Lentil-Based Recipes (Healthy and Tasty)

Recipe: Lebanese Lentil and Rice Dish Serving Size: 3 servings Total Preparation Time: 60 minutes Ingredients: 2 cups of Brown Rice 1 1/2 cup of Lentils 1/2 medium sliced onion 2 small garlic cloves Seasoning: Cumin Sea Salt Black Pepper (Optional) Instructions: Rinse Lentils and Brown rice. Place Lentils in a pan with boiling water…

Easy and Tasty Vegan Breakfast: Sweet and Nutty Granola

Sweet and Nutty Granola Recipe Total Preparation Time: 45 minutes Serving Size: 5 portions Ingredients: 2 and 1/2 cups of steel cut oatmeal 2 tablespoon of Organic Peanut butter 2 tablespoons of Agave Syrup 1 handful of cranberries or dark chocolate nibs 1 handful of pumpkin seeds or almonds (optional) 1 handful of coconut chips…

Quick and Tasty Asian Tofu Recipe for Meal Prep

Tofu is the perfect ingredient for hitting your protein nutrients for your muscle-building goals. Below is an infographic showing the multiple benefits of this protein-rich plant based food. Providing 10.1 grams of protein for 1/2 cup of this soy-based ingredient, it works wonderfully as an alternative to animal-based proteins. Asian Tofu Stir-fry Recipe  Duration: 15 minutes…

Meal Preparation Ideas for Vegans who want to get Fit

What is meal prep? Why do I need to do it? The short answer is that any successful body builders takes into account the long-term aspect of fitness which is not just the week’s workouts but the week’s nutrition. Meal preparation helps them reach their goals. They eat according to those goals and take an…

Tips For Vegan Bodybuilders: Part Two

  Gaining muscle on a Vegan diet may seem like a contradiction, however, it absolutely is possible. Here are just a few tips to facilitate muscle growth on a Vegan Diet. Prioritise sleep. Make sure to get at least 8-10 hours of sleep a night for your body to recover in between workouts. Increase your…

Tips for Gaining Muscle for Vegans: Part One

Vegans who are interested in gaining muscle need to keep in mind the importance of proper nutrition, smart training, and recovery.  I am a Lebanese girl and have been interested in gaining muscle for the last three years. My three years transformation was slow and progressive, with up and downs. I dropped 12% body fat…

Vegan Fit Meals: pictures!

Over the last couple of months, I have been able to make more bodybuilding gains at the gym while not consuming any animals/animal-related product. Transitioning from my previous diet to a vegan diet has allowed me to feel better in my skin, and has given me a newfound sense of joy. Fitness-wise, I have put…