• Paleo Chicken Pineapple Meatballs Recipe

    These Paleo Chicken Pineapple Meatballs are a really simple and kids-of-all-ages-friendly way to protein up your lunch or dinner. Before I get into the recipe, you may have noticed that things are looking slightly different around here! That’s right, we launched a brand new version of the site earlier this read more…

    Paleo Chicken Sweet Potato Frittata Recipe

    Paleo Chicken Sweet Potato Frittata is one of my favorite post-workout foods because it’s 1) packed with protein and 2) totally portable. In fact, it’s totally representative of the tasty post-workout bites in my upcoming cookbook, The Performance Paleo Cookbook! (It comes out in just a little over a month, and read more…

    Do I Need to Eat Post-Workout Meal?: Ask Steph

    (Want to submit your own question to be featured on Ask Steph? Submit it via the contact form, and use the subject line “Ask Steph!”) Adam C. writes: Steph, I’m wondering if you can help me figure out if I need to eat a post-workout meal? I usually train 3 times a read more…

    Plantain Protein Pancakes Recipe

    Plantain Protein Pancakes are a great way to get some more good carbs into your post-workout recovery window. I created this recipe specifically for Breaking Muscle, so head on over there to check out the ingredients and the directions! (For 10% off my favorite brand of protein, Stronger Faster Healthier, read more…

    Gelatin: Not for Post-Workout Recovery

    Gelatin is not a good protein choice for post-workout recovery. Now, let me note, gelatin is great for some things (click here to read), but I’ve noticed a disturbing trend lately: bloggers recommending gelatin as the sole source of post-workout protein. This is not only misguided, it’s just straight up read more…

    Paleo Zucchini Frittata Recipe

    Paleo Zucchini Frittata is one of my favorite make-ahead breakfasts, perfect for busy folks and athletes. You can make up a batch ahead of time, slice it when it cools and take it with you for post-workout or just along for the ride to work. I created this recipe specifically read more…

    Sweet Potato Applesauce Mash Recipe

    When I competed on the team at the 2013 CrossFit SoCal Regionals, we had tubs full of mashed sweet potato with applesauce at the ready as one of our post-workout carb refeed options. Want healthy meals planned for you? Click here to get my FREE 7-day stupid-easy, done-for-you meal plan! read more…

    Is Whey Protein Paleo?

    Is whey protein Paleo? “No whey. Whey.” Gets confusing after a while. Kinda reminds me of these guys. (I’ve just dated myself.) Perhaps one of the most common questions I get from athletes is whether or not they can use whey protein if they’re Paleo. It’s used by so many read more…