Let’s be honest with each other here. You want to go to the gym, and build your muscles – but who’s got time the time or the energy to spend all that time in the kitchen cooking those meals? Or even spending all that money buying all the food you need to eat. So, here are six body building meals that will help you keep on track with your fitness goals, won’t cost you an arm and a leg and most importantly won’t take all that much time to prepare.
They are quick, easy and affordable, loaded with the ingredients you need to pull you through your workouts. The best part is that they can very easily be cooked and stored away so that you can use them throughout the week. So cook them, freeze them and defrost them whenever required!
BBQ Chicken Wrapped Asparagus
This is hands down one of the most delicious meals on this list. It’s a great way to get a fix of vegetables and you can easily customize it to suit your taste. Replace asparagus with any of your favorite seasonal vegetables, or just season it up with different spices to get the taste you want.
Wild Game and Black Bean Stuffed Bell Peppers
Weird as it may sound, this is actually a delicious dish. Game is a great source of protein, and has a lower fat content, along with a better mineral content, than beef. This may be a new dish for you, so it is understandable that you may not know how to cook it. Just add black beans, bell pepper, and salsa – that’s all there is to it!
Stuffed Muscle Eggs with Pita Bread
It’s a very simple looking meal, so don’t let yourself get fooled – this is one of the best body building meals out there, packing a powerful protein punch with a great combination of fish, eggs, and yogurt. Eat it for lunch or even for breakfast and you’ll have enough energy to power you through the day.
Spicy Flank Steak Kabobs with Sweet Potato
You shouldn’t consider a training session unless you plan to factor in your post-workout meal, and this is one of the best options out there. This combination is full of rich minerals vitamins that refuels your body and aids in muscle building after a strenuous workout.
Turkey Meatloaf with Spinach and Whole Wheat Pearl
So who says you can’t bake when you’re trying to lose weight? Take out the baking tray and prep this yummy meal that literally takes no effort at all. Put your own seasonings and go crazy.
Sesame Tahini Shrimp and Zucchini Linguine Pasta Salad
Don’t ever settle for boring food, and who are we kidding – salad gets boring very fast. Dress up that lettuce with protein and pasta and raw veggies. Satisfying, filling and delicious all at the same time. Not to mention the fact that it’s loaded with fiber, vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants to fuel your workouts and aid muscle recovery all at the same time.