Posts by Virginia Czarnocki

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Barley and Chorizo for Gainz


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Carbohydrates are very important when it comes to putting on strength and size. But that said, eating rice and potatoes all the time can get a bit…

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Sweet potato protein pancakes


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I just love sweet potatoes. If you’re looking to put on some size and strength, they are an essential, cheap, and delicious carbohydrate source. Bake them…

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High-protein coffee mug cake


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Afternoon slumps between meals are brutal, especially on hard training days. But I’ve got just the remedy for that. Here’s an amazing recipe for an easy,…

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Make Your Own Jerky


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Beef jerky is my favorite afternoon snack. It’s a delicious and quick protein source that’s superior to any protein powder in the world. I love the…

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Spicy Slow Cooker Chili


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There’s nothing quite like getting home after a long day of work and encountering the smell of a delicious, fresh-cooked meal. And the good news is…

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Coconut & Chocolate Protein Bars


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A few months back I found an old recipe that was given to me over 20 years ago. It was for a dessert called Hello Dolly Bars.…

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Your Guide to Kombucha


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I was introduced to Kombucha a few years back by my friend, Elizabeth. I’ll be honest, I was a bit repulsed at first. There was this…

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Bacon Jam…Your new favorite condiment


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Great cooking is all about the condiments. Salt, pepper, lemon juice, chilis, mustard, soy and sriracha sauce, these ingredients boost the flavor of any food they…

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Sweet potato gnocchi – Better than any pasta


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I really struggle with wheat pasta. It’s not a digestion issue, my belly is just fine. Rather, I don’t make room in my diet for dead…

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High-Protein, Low-Sugar Peanut Butter & Jelly Cookies


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I find peanut butter irresistible. Sure, it’s a good source of protein and monounsaturated fat, but honestly I just love the taste. I usually scoop it…