How to Use This Book


We left out calories and nutrition numbers on our recipes on purpose. Sitting down to a meal should be a pleasurable event, not one where you are stressed or anxious or caught up in numbers. If you focus on eating good whole food, you will nourish your body and optimize your health and athletic performance much more than you would by taking out a scale, calculator, or calorie-counting app.

Instead of numbers, we provide each of our recipes with nutrition tags.

The first tag pertains to timing: the best time to eat in relation to your workout Preworkout, Postworkout, Nutrient-Packed Mainstays, or Nutrient-Packed Treats.

Preworkout—These recipes are higher in carbohydrates to provide muscle and mental ...

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