Posts tagged nutrition
Balsamic Pasta - Vegan Recipe

Flavor packed! This dish utilizes chickpea pasta for way more protein than a typical pasta. Sweet and tangy balsamic gives a ton of flavor without unhealthy fats. Easy and versatile, add whatever veggies are in season.

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Sweet Potato BBQ Bowl - Vegan Recipe

Smokey and sweet! This recipe is great for a big lunch or dinner that takes hardly anytime. This bowl has a high amount of protein and moderate carbs. Plus, two spaces that keep the fat content in check and add tons of flavor.

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Tofu Scramble - Vegan Recipe

This recipe is easy to make, quick, and requires no prep ahead of time! It worked for breakfast, lunch, or dinner. Completely vegan alternative to scrambled eggs.

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How to Set Up Macros and Adjust For Goals - BULK Series Ep. 3

My current physique for this bulk. THE BULK series… Join me during a 12 week BULK Phase and see what it's really like to build muscle.

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Anti-Inflammatory Tea for Muscle Repair and Workout Recovery

Try this Anti-Inflammatory Tea to Naturally Decrease Inflammation - Filled with healing properties to help you recover faster and keep crushing workouts.

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Full Day of Eating - Vegan Bulking - A Weekend Vlog

In this Weekend Vlog I show a Full Day of Eating on a Plant Based Bulk, talk about quiet mornings, shovel some snow, and do a chest and triceps workout. It was a full day!

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Top 10 Blog Posts of 2018

Here are the posts from 2018 that received the most visits. They are a snapshot of this past year in my transition, bodybuilding, and self development journey. They are an honest look at what I love to share with others. I hope that they can be resources that give others support when they need it that most.

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Strength in Numbers - Results from One Year of Bulking - 2018

The results of my 2018 bulk and training are in! Find out how much strength is possible to gain in just one years time and the methods the ensure gains all year long.

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Cauliflower Hash Recipe - Super Versatile!

This recipe is super quick, super easy, and very versatile. It utilizes fresh cauliflower as the base and then is customizable from there with whatever you have in the fridge.

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Full Day of Eating - Vegan Plant Based Bulking

This post shows a typical day of eating for me on my current bulking diet. My current diet is plant based and vegan. No meat and no dairy. My meal plan and macros are based off my goals of putting on 1-1.5 pounds a week of mass (mostly lean mass but fat is inevitable). These calculations are based on weekly weigh ins and my macros are adjusted according to the weight I'm gaining.

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Vegan Reuben Sandwich Recipe

This Reuben replaces the traditional corned beef with a beet, tempeh, and seitan mix. The "brine" taste gets mimicked by pickling spices and apple cider vinegar. Russian Dressing is a must on any good Reuben and the recipe below makes the perfect dairy free version. It tastes straight up like the sauce on a Big Mac. The final touches of this sandwich are a fresh sour dough bread, high quality sauerkraut, and vegan cheese to bind the sandwich together.

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5 Simple High Protein Vegan Recipes Using Fake Chicken

Whether you're vegetarian, vegan, or just trying to eat more plant based foods... these recipes hit the mark. These are all meals that I make regularly and I usually eat them for lunch. They are so fast to make that there is no need to cook them ahead of time, but they are also friendly for meal prep and great for a reheat. Each recipe is high in plant protein and low in unhealthy fats.

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Post Op Top Surgery Scar Care - Topical Treatments and Nutrition to Heal

After care is vital to healthy healing and feeling your best. In this post, I discuss my scar care methods for post op top surgery care. These care methods mostly apply to once you are at about 2 weeks post op and beyond.

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Top 10 Blog Posts of 2017

What a wild ride this year has been. It's not quite over but with only a handful of days left in 2017, I wanted to pause and look back on the progression of River Runs Wild this year. 2017 has been such a transformative year and I wanted to share some of it's highlights. Here are the top ten posts from this year on my blog. Enjoy, share, and feel free to connect with me for any questions, comments, etc.

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Strength in Numbers - FTM Fitness, One Year of Bulking

I get asked a lot what I did to start training and putting on muscle. I point people to my blog because all I have is my own experience. I've never trained anyone else, but I've documented ALL of my progress. This post shows the numbers of my success and what I did to achieve them.

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12 Week Bulk to Gain Lean Mass Program - Phase 3 Results

I've learned so much about training, nutrition, and my body during these last 36 weeks. Tracking your training and nutrition are keys to being able to evaluate and fine tune your training methods. Looking back, I'm so glad that I did this and jumped into the scary zone of doing everything you can to make gains. There were so many moments that I felt terrified that I was just going to gain body fat and that my aesthetics would be far off from what I was trying to achieve. Gaining lean mass is a slow and patient process. You have to trust the journey and be ready for victories and times when things seem to be stagnant.

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Pumpkin Spice Protein Muffins

These muffins have health at the center focus but they taste great too. These are low sugar, high in healthy fat, and calorie dense for how small they are. They make a perfect post workout snack or are great to pack when hiking/camping. You can easily change the flavor of these muffins by using a different one of the Kodiak Cake mixes!

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Simple Vegan Sweet Potato Soup

This soup was made on a night where the weather was just starting to drop and I wanted a big plant based bowl of nutrition. This recipe is crazy low in calories and plant based. Only 234 per 4 cup serving! Serve this one alongside bread or a sandwich. 

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