Chocolate Cherry Muffins

Chocolate Cherry MuffinsOf late, the wife and I have been experimenting pretty hard with all sorts of protein baking; just one of the many advantages of sharing a passion for health and clean eating.

Oftentimes, the choice of what to bake is dictated by what we have in the house, and this week, it was cherries.

The biggest challenge with any sort of protein baking is the process of substituting flour with protein; it’s seldom a simple per-volume swap, and of course, every single protein powder is a little different too. All in all, this makes for a lot of experimentation in the kitchen!

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Chicken and broccoli … again

My current eating regimen has me cycling carbs; that means higher carbs on training days and lower carbs on rest days. As a result, you end-up eating a lot of lean proteins, which for me means a lot of chicken and fish.

Now don’t get me wrong, I like a perfectly grilled chicken breast as much as the next person; I also like broccoli. But there comes a point at which grilled chicken and broccoli is just no longer satisfying. First world problems, no doubt; but a problem all the same.

Tonight, I decided I’d try to make chicken and broccoli interesting… something I did with aplomb! Apologies in advance for not having a picture — by the time I realized it would be great to share, I’d eaten it all. That’s what happens when you are in calorie deficit!

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