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Isocaloric Smoky Grits Casserole

By Luke Summers / February 24, 2016 /

In continuing with our isocaloric recipe series, I wanted to solve a common problem any busy person has. Breakfast. It can be one of the most challenging meals; most of us are rushing off to an early morning barbell session or the office and spending time in the kitchen doesn’t fit into our am parameters. Nutritional Information…

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Steal my Heart Meatloaf

By Luke Summers / February 9, 2016 /

Forget the Godiva chocolates and roses nothing says I love you more than this bacon wrapped heart shaped meatloaf.  Treat the one you love, lust or yourself to this Valentine’s comfort food; it’s easy to make and sure to warm their heart. This meatloaf is wrapped in a nice cozy blanket of bacon which seals…

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Isocaloric Beefed Up Spanish Rice

By Luke Summers / February 4, 2016 /

Nutritional Information per serving: Serves 10 Calories:  414, Protein 33 g, Fat 15 g, Carbs 33 g (33/33/33%’s) Fellow Power Athlete’s it’s Paula Lean back on the scene with some recipes to minimize your time in the kitchen and maximize gains in the gym and on the field. @Luke and I have teamed up to bring…

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Sweet n’ Sour Swordfish Kabobs

By Luke Summers / August 20, 2015 /

After an unusually long week these kabobs were the perfect way to to cap off a Saturday night.  Grilled to perfection with a sizzling sauce left me wanting for nothing. The preparation and grilling time is minimal and the results are equal to or better than the best seafood restaurant in town! Cut your swordfish…

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Apple Wood Smoked Shrimp Salad

By John / June 11, 2015 /

Spring leaning and summertime around the corner sparks a craving for more seafood especially living on the coast of Florida. When the Jag offered to grill the shrimp I had planned for Friday night’s dinner — I took him up on his offer. He had an idea to smoke with some apple wood chips lending…

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The Magic of Mojo, Part 1

By Luke Summers / April 17, 2015 /

There’s just something about picking a fruit off a tree or vegetables from a garden and bringing them to my table that thrills me. It takes me out of today’s 24/7 go go technology driven world if only for a little while and brings a sense of calm while creating culinary pleasures. This lovely sour…

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Corned Beef & Cabbage

By Luke Summers / March 11, 2015 /

I’m only 1/4 Irish but eating corned beef and cabbage on St Patrick’s day along with watching The Quiet Man (boy am I dating myself) is a tradition that goes back further than I can remember. Over the years I’ve tried many renditions/variations but keep coming back to the Classic version. . . The Meat:…

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Country “Fried” Steak

By Luke Summers / February 26, 2015 /

As the weathers gets colder and ball games dominate the weekends one of our favorite meals is a healthy version of country fried steak. Put it on before the game or at half time; it slow cooks in the oven for an hour and a half and the smell is just heavenly. Start with a…

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Love at First Bite

By Luke Summers / February 12, 2015 /

Love, lust or a little of both? Whichever it is grab your spouse, GF, BF, lover or date du jour and try this Valentine’s dinner for a night of culinary decadence and romance. . . Advice for any dude that bitches about Valentine’s day; here’s a little story. . . for about the first ten…

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Blue Cheese Stuffed Pork Chops

By Luke Summers / January 29, 2015 /

The first time I made these pork chops I was just using up some blue cheese that had been in the fridge for awhile and I don’t like anything to go to waste. My husband raved about them and since then they have become a Friday night or weekend treat. They’re not difficult to make…

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