The New Muscle Making Paradigm – Dinner

The New Muscle Making Paradigm – Dinner

While dinner tends to be the most protein heavy meal of the day, more is not necessarily better when it comes to building muscle. When you take in a lot more protein than necessary, you run the risk of the excess calories ending up in your fat stores.

  • Option #1 – 4 ounces top sirloin steak, 1 baked sweet potato, 2 cups steamed broccoli with 1-tablespoon extra virgin olive oil.
    • 494 calories
    • 41 grams protein
    • 36 grams carbs
    • 22 grams fat
  • Option #2 – 4 ounces tilapia, 1 cup cooked brown rice, 3 cups steamed Swiss chard topped with 2 tablespoons hemp seeds.
    • 521 calories
    • 39 grams protein
    • 67 grams carbs
    • 12 grams fat
  • Option #3 – Stir fry ½ block extra-firm tofu with 1 sliced carrot, 1 cup halved snow peas, 1 sliced red bell pepper and seasoning of choice; serve over ½ cup cooked quinoa and top with 1 tablespoon sesame seeds.
    • 482 calories
    • 35 grams protein
    • 40 grams carbs
    • 21 grams fat

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