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snagency
02-02-2011, 09:53 AM
thought i'd start up a thread to inspire some muscle-building, physique-enhancing, bb'er-friendly meals, get some ideas brewing.

personally, i strive to stay lean and fit year-round. altho i utilize small bulking or cutting strategies periodically, for the most part i seek to maintain my aesthetics constantly.

with that in mind, almost every meal is planned accordingly so that i hit my general macro goals by the end of the day. i usually eat 5-6x daily, and many times that is split up by alternating solid foods with shakes thruout the day.
there is an old adage that this philosophy embraces:
three steaks + three shakes a day will get you swole! :D

anyway, with that in mind there is one meal that, in certain times of the year, becomes a staple for me..it looks like this:
(portion sizes may vary, depending on overall meal structures and caloric goals for the day)

10oz sweet potato
5oz 90% sirloin
2 cups broccoli

lil salt & pepper on the sweet potato, and i like to mix it with the beef and eat together in same bite, tastes awesome.

http://forum.bodybuilding.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=3061603&d=1296665297



so..what are you guys eating today? :)

Technic
02-03-2011, 12:30 AM
5 oz Salmon
2/3 cup Westpac: Classic Mixed Vegetables
1/2 cup Kidney Beans

snagency
02-06-2011, 06:55 AM
picked me up some salmon just for tonight's meal, haven't had any in awhile.. :)

snagency
02-06-2011, 07:06 AM
meal from yesterday, which was low carb day in my dietary rotation:

4oz 93% lean beef, with slice of 2% reduced fat pepperjack cheese, covered with sauteed mushrooms (made in olive oil)
4oz 90% sirloin, with mustard & dill pickle
3oz romaine salad w/ cherry tomatoes
2 TBS olive oil/balsamic vinaigrette mix dressing

http://forum.bodybuilding.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=3071903&d=1297000668

http://forum.bodybuilding.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=3071913&d=1297000677

snagency
02-06-2011, 07:08 AM
how'd my first picture disappear?

reposting..
http://forum.bodybuilding.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=3071923&d=1297001257

snagency
02-07-2011, 08:33 PM
batteries went dead in the cam today..sux too, cuz i had some pretty good looking meals today.. :(

lunch:
1 can albacore tuna
1 cup black beans
2 cups broccoli
1 TBS PowerPB (natty PB by SnacLite - awesome product)


dinner:
10oz chicken breast
4oz romaine salad w/ cherry tomatoes
2 TBS honey mustard dressing
1 TBS PowerPB

shredded up the chicken, topped off the salad with it..
YUM. :p

dustinh6719
02-07-2011, 08:45 PM
Some cornflakes.

snagency
02-08-2011, 06:19 AM
Some cornflakes.

must..see..pic.

dustinh6719
02-08-2011, 11:46 AM
must..see..pic.

Will post. Today's meals were pretty good as well.

dustinh6719
02-08-2011, 10:40 PM
Just ate some cracker jacks.

twmdriveradam
02-09-2011, 06:02 AM
Just ate some cracker jacks.

Well for me the day began with a 2 bowls of muslie, 1 slice of brown breaded toast with a bit of butter, then a yogurt

Mid morning another bowl of museli and 2 oranges

For lunch a sandwhich and a hot chocolate

For supper which i have not had yet lol, a huge bowl of chicken pasta with some brown bread

Evening more fruit and throughout the day gallons of water :)

snagency
03-02-2011, 08:36 AM
meal from yesterday..high carb/high cal intake day (cutting diet).
totals for day: 3000cals, macros ~315/250/80 c-p-f

6oz grilled chicken breast
10oz sweet potato
1 whole egg
1.5 cups broccoli

http://forum.bodybuilding.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=3142003&d=1299079493

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today: baseline 2300cals, macros ~150/275/65 c-p-f

breakfast
5oz albacore tuna w/ 1 TBS salsa
1 medium grapefruit
natty PB&J sandwich: 1 TBS PowerPB, 1 TBS sugar-free preserves on 2 toasted slices Ezekiel bread
~475kcal (largest meal of this day)

snagency
03-10-2011, 01:44 PM
couple pics from past few days..

chicken salad
http://forum.bodybuilding.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=3165383&stc=1&d=1299789154
8oz grilled chicken breast, shredded and tossed over
4oz romaine lettuce, covered with
2oz olive oil/balsamic vinaigrette dressing and
1 TBS parmesan/romano/asiago cheese blend



cheeseburger w/ rice
http://forum.bodybuilding.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=3165393&stc=1&d=1299789154
5oz 96% lean burger, with low-fat 2% pepperjack cheese and dill pickle
1/2 cup brown rice, with red peppers
2 cups broccoli



and today..
burger with sweet potatoes
http://forum.bodybuilding.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=3165403&stc=1&d=1299789439
12oz sweet potato
5oz 96% lean beef
2 cups broccoli

it's a higher-carb day today, macros will come in at 335/175/35 C-P-F, right around 2350cals.

Flyin Ryan
03-13-2011, 02:01 PM
This thread is so creative!
I feel like I've seen it before!
Oh wait...

snagency
03-13-2011, 03:19 PM
This thread is so creative!
I feel like I've seen it before!
Oh wait...

actually, i had some requests from some ppl for a food pic thread, hence the creation.

but you know what, buddy? if you don't like it, then you certainly don't have to post in it.

thanks for your valued input.

insomniac0
03-13-2011, 06:12 PM
25 egg whites fried in 3tbsp coconut oil
pickled herring + spinach + olive oil
protein pudding, full fat cottage cheese, brazil nuts

feelsgoodman =)

keto is one of the best things i've ever tried

LordNikon
03-13-2011, 06:18 PM
Just tired Arctic Zero for the first time. Ate the whole pint and then bought another one for later.

snagency
03-25-2011, 08:11 AM
switched over to keto to bring this cut on home, time for a carb-up last night..

http://forum.bodybuilding.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=3207453&d=1301062245

6oz sweet potato
2 cups oats
1 banana
2 cups oriental broccoli stir fry veggies in 1 TBS EVOO

yummy.

saviorex
03-26-2011, 11:12 AM
http://forum.bodybuilding.com/showthread.php?t=129976163


??????

snagency
03-27-2011, 07:32 AM
http://forum.bodybuilding.com/showthread.php?t=129976163


??????

ahh, a post from a fellow Hoosier. :)

and yep - dem sure be sum nice picz of food in dat der link, truly some food pornz.

let me see if i can clarify and refine my intent for this thread i have posted, since there seems to be some confusion as to my motives..

my objective is not to make you drool over a pretty pic. rather, the intent was to toss around some quick, efficient, and effective ideas for meals - conducive to our (general) goals as bb'ers.

for example, breakfast today (made in 10 minutes, and anybody can find time for meal prep for this one):

9oz 93% lean ground turkey (made on Foreman grill)
3 egg whites (made on my stove, concurrent with Foreman grilling..lil bit o' yolk crept into my whites during seperation, no biggie)
1 medium size grapefruit (sliced on my counter top, concurrent with above steps)

http://forum.bodybuilding.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=3212503&d=1301232219

so, to reiterate: i am not in competition, or trying to be, with the "appearance" of my food pics here. simply posting serviceable and quick meal ideas for the common guy, and trying to spark ideas for myself from anything someone else may want to share along the way.

hopefully, my agenda going forward can be recognized for what it is..if you find anything here useful, great.

if not, no worries..you can move along to the next thread.

snagency
03-27-2011, 01:22 PM
a two-for today, since i have the time..

in my current diet construction, meal #3 is the leanest (lowest fat) and smallest (calorically speaking) of the 6 meals i consume.

http://forum.bodybuilding.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=3213243&d=1301253332

5oz 93% lean turkey
8 egg whites
2 cups broccoli

overall cals ~2500 (baseline)..caloric intake has been bumped up slightly since switch to keto, as my body performs very efficiently on this format - meaning, i can consume more cals while still cutting. the difference of course is heavy increases of fat & protein, concurrent with the (comparatively smaller) reduction in carbs..
carb-up days (MON/THUR) are still ~3000 cals.

snagency
04-11-2011, 05:10 AM
had to adjust my typical carb-up days (usually MON/THUR), so my last one was SAT and looked like this:

3/4 cup long-grain brown rice, topped with
1 TBS brown sugar, 1 TBS butter, some cinnamon, dash of skim milk
1 banana
10 sweet potato
2 cups mixed veggies

next carb meals are TUE/FRI/MON/THUR as i prepare to end the shred diet the day before Easter (SAT 4/23)..
leaning out incredibly well, got some solid supp support in play. will post pic at completion to show what i've gotten out of all this maneuvering..

snagency
04-28-2011, 09:14 AM
a different breakfast:

http://forum.bodybuilding.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=3304871&d=1304003497
6oz sweet potato +
shake: 2/3 cup oat bran, 1 medium banana, 1 scoop Big Blend

~570cals, 100g carbs



kinda faded in my approach as Easter drew near, didn't get as lean as i was shooting for, but decent enough for now..

http://forum.bodybuilding.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=3304881&d=1304003544

http://forum.bodybuilding.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=3304861&d=1304003479