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Recipe: 4 Ingredient Banana Chia Protein Pudding

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I made the 3 ingredient Chia pudding in the recipe and added more milk and 2 scoops of grass fed whey protein to make banana chia protein pudding! It’s in the fridge for an hour allowing the chia seeds to plump! Stay tuned!

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Supplement Review: New Muscle Monster Peanut Butter Cup!

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Monster athletes do not win by accident, it takes years of hard work and determination to be a champion. Need a little motivation to meet your personal goals? Meet your new “coach in a can”, Muscle Monster Energy Shake. Specially formulated with our Monster Energy Blend to help motivate you to train harder and longer, Muscle Monster also provides the fuel you need to power through your workouts. Muscle Monster`s 25 grams of protein helps build lean body mass and aids in muscle recovery after a strenuous workout. Get in the game, break a sweat, break your record, break the rules, with Muscle Monster Energy Shake. Pump up the Beast!

25g of protein, low fat, 7 vitamins and minerals, 500mg calcium
Muscle Monster`s 25 grams of protein helps build lean body mass and aids in muscle recovery after a strenuous workout.
-Amazon.com

This is so new it’s not even on Monster’s website! Just like the Ultra Black! So let’s check it out! Hold on while I open the can: it has a strong peanut butter smell. It tastes pretty good, nice and smooth. I chugged it down really quick! 157mg of caffeine per can.

I like this Preworkout on the days when you are dragging, don’t skip a workout, grab a muscle monster for a preworkout with caffeine and 25g of protein to help fuel your workout.


Supplement Review: Sunfood Raw Vegan Coconut Wraps

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Coconut Wraps
Derived from organic coconuts, our raw coconut wraps are a healthy and mouthwatering way to make a variety of dishes such as burritos, wraps and sushi. A cholesterol-free food that’s low in carbohydrates, these wraps have fiber, protein, healthy fats, and minerals such as potassium, calcium and iron. A gluten-free alternative to wheat, corn and flour based tortillas, they’re a nutritious and delicious way to make your favorite raw snacks.
The Sunfood Difference
Our raw, vegan, non-GMO, coconut wraps are made with the simplest of organic ingredients: nothing more than coconut meat, coconut water and unrefined coconut oil. Packed with delicious flavor, they’re free of added salt, preservatives, grains, dairy or soy. These wraps can last nine months from the day they’re made without the need for refrigeration or freezing.
For further reading, check out this article!
Say Goodbye to Bread and Tortillas

Brand Sunfood
Benefits
Coconut Wraps have:
Potassium which may help maintain healthy blood pressure in combination with a low sodium diet

Calcium which may assist in supporting strong bones

Suggested Use : Try as a replacement for bread or tortillas. Wrap your favorite raw veggies like avocado, tomato or lettuce, or various spreads like hummus or nut butters to make a healthy snack anytime!

Ingredients: All derived from organic coconuts: Coconut meat, coconut water, and unrefined coconut oil

Specifications: Non-GMO, Raw, Vegan, Gluten-Free

Storage: Place in a sealed container and store at room temperature. Do not refrigerate or freeze.
-Sunfood.com

These wraps are awesome! They are also much stronger than I thought! I jam packed it with grilled chicken and a little fresh mozzarella and it didn’t break at all!! The taste is very good, it doesn’t have an overpowering coconut taste, but It does have a coconut aftertaste.

These are awesome if you are on a low carb diet! Hunt them down!


Supplement Review: P28 White Chocolate Peanut Butter

P28 HIGH PROTEIN PEANUT BUTTER

Our P28 Spreads are an extremely delicious and nutritious addition to any of our P28 Bread products. Whether you love our Bread, Bagels, Flats, or all Three….now You Can Add Some Spread to your Bread! Add two tablespoons of P28 Peanut Butter Spread to a slice of P28 Bread, and you’ve got 28 grams of PROTEIN!

- 14g PROTEIN (per serving)
– ALL NATURAL
– 100% WHEY PROTEIN ISOLATE
– GLUTEN FREE
– NO SUGAR ADDED
– 0 TRANS FAT
– CHOLESTEROL FREE

Our P28 Spreads currently come in 6 flavors:

Peanut Butter – Our classic P28 High Protein Peanut Butter spread is made with the highest quality Whey Protein and Dry Roasted Peanuts. Our High Protein Peanut Butter spread is the perfect nutrient-rich addition to our P28 Bread, Bagels, and Flat Bread. Peanut Butter is a good source of Fiber, Protein, and Vitamins B3 and E. It’s been known that poly-and monounsaturated fats in peanut butter can lower your risk of developing heart disease and Type 2 diabetes.*

Signature Blend – The P28 Signature Blend is an amazingly delicious mixture of high quality Almonds, Peanuts, Cranberries, Sunflower Seeds, Honey, Flax Seeds, Cinnamon, and Whey Protein. This is an extremely nutrient rich blend high in Protein and Omega-3’s.

Almond Butter – Our P28 Almond Butter is a smooth and tasty mixture of high quality Almonds and Whey Protein. Our Almond Butter is an excellent source of Protein, Vitamin E, Magnesium, and Fiber.

White Chocolate – The P28 White Chocolate Spread is an amazing combination of high quality Peanuts, White Chocolate, Vanilla, and Whey Protein. Our White Chocolate Spread is incredibly tasty and nutritious. With 14 grams of Protein per serving and made with such high quality ingredients, you’ll never have to feel guilty eating P28 White Chocolate Spread!

Banana Raisin – An amazing mixture of Dry Roasted Peanuts, Whey Protein Isolate, and of course….RAISINS! With 14 grams of protein per serving and only 7g of carbs, this is a must have Spread in your arsenal!

Gingerbread – (SEASONAL ONLY) Our newest flavor! A specialty blend of Dry Roasted Peanuts, Whey Protein Isolate, Ginger, Molasses, and Vanilla! Don’t feel bad about eating this delicious spread during the Holiday’s, or any time for that matter! Our Gingerbread Spread has 14g of protein and only 6g carbs!
-p28foods.com

This is delicious, but I am not sure if it is worth $12.99 a jar! I rather have crazy Richards and protein powder for $5.00 a jar!

If the value is ok to you then buy it as it is delicious!


Supplement Review: Quest Protein Chips

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Coming soon!!


Supplement Review: Chia Pod

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The perfect energy boosting breakfast, Chia Pods contain one full serving of sun ripened chia seeds mixed with fruit and coconut milk.

DARK CACAO
Bittersweet dark cacao is blended with creamy almond milk and sun ripened chia seeds.

BLUEBERRY
The tartness of real blueberries, blended with sun ripened chia seeds and pure coconut milk – with no added sugar.

COFFEE BEAN
Rich, cold-brewed coffee is blended with sun ripened chia seeds and coconut milk.

LEMON & DATE
Sweet, sticky dates and the freshness of lemon, blended with sun ripened chia seeds and coconut milk.

STRAWBERRY
Sun ripened chia seeds are blended with the sweetness of juicy, ripe strawberries and coconut milk.

MANGO
The tropical freshness of real mango, blended with sun ripened chia seeds and pure coconut milk – with no added sugar.

BANANA
Naturally sweet ripe bananas are blended with sun ripened chia seeds and pure coconut milk – with no added sugar.

VANILLA BEAN
12 Pack
Sun ripened chia seeds and pure coconut milk are blended with the sweet spice of vanilla and cinnamon- with no added sugar.

Whether at home or eating on the go, get a head start on your daily nutrition with this delicious, nutrient rich breakfast.
-thechiaco.com.au

An Australian company available in the U.S. I found it in whole foods.

Chia Pod is a really good source of fiber! The blueberry has whole real blueberries in it. The taste…. Well… Isn’t the greatest, but it is good for you! If you need a low carb, high fiber snack; this is a great choice. It’s also all natural.

If you are wondering about the consistency it is exactly like tapioca pudding without the cream.

Check it out!


Supplement Review: Isatori Bio-Gro

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Set Contents

Bio-Gro unflavored supplement powder; 3.17oz.
28oz. blender bottle
iSatori Bio-Gro Muscle-Building Supplement with Blender Bottle

Supplement designed to help you develop lean muscle and speed workout recovery
Blend of bio-active peptides including proline-rich peptides, growth factors, immunoglobulins, and fibroblast-GF
Signals the body to amplify its natural protein synthesis process
Concentrated formula
Unflavored powder that’s virtually tasteless
Contains almost zero calories, sugar, fat, and carbs
Blender bottle features a large spout and a wide opening for ingredients
BPA-free, dishwasher-safe bottle
Blender ball helps mix smoothies and supplements to a smooth consistency

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Coming soon!!


Product Review: Brooks Glycerine Running Shoes

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These shoes are really comfortable! They feel supportive and cushioned but still soft and relaxed.

The reason I purchased the Glycerine’s was because May 24th I purchased the
Pure Flow 3’s which I announced here! Well, the Pure Flow 3’s disintegrated in 2 months! Check this out!

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I brought them back to where I purchased them; the Running Company of Morristown, NJ and they screwed me by only giving me half credit on a defective pair of shoes!! I got $50 credit for the old shoes and paid the $100 balance for the Glycerine’s $150. They didn’t even give me a military discount like they usually do!

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I wrote Brooks about the situation and I am still waiting on an answer. The phone chat assistance said he could give me a 20% off coupon. I said that doesn’t really help as I have another pair of shoes and the coupon would probably expire before I used it and that doesn’t make up for the $50 I got ripped off by a defective pair of shoes! He gave me the link for the form to submit for a defective pair of shoes.
If you look at the image of the sole not only is it totally worn out on the edge, but the center of my right shoe has totally self destructed look at that wrinkled gash in the middle!

This was a poorly made shoe with cheap soft foam like rubber sole! I can’t believe the Running Company rep would recommend a 280lb guy to buy a pair of shoes like that! Neither could the manager when I told her until she looked at the salesman’s name on my receipt and said yeah that explains it! I don’t think he’s with the company anymore lol nor should he be! I am surprised Brooks put out a piece of shit like that to begin with! I think the Glycerine will last a long time! You can see a big difference between the shoes!

**Update** September 11th 2014
Ok so Brooks is sending me a brand new pair of Glycerine 11’s in replacement for the defective Pure Flow 3’s! That is awesome! It’s great to see a company standby their products! Not many companies do that anymore!

Defective shoe aside Brooks are still the best running shoe on the market!


Restaurant Review: Clarke’s Standard – Union Square – NYC

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CLARKE’S PROMISE
We promise the most juicy, delicious burgers you’ve ever tasted made with 100% freshly-ground USDA-verified Natural Angus free of hormones, antibiotics, and preservatives. A BURGER JOINT BY THE LEGENDARY P.J. CLARKE’S
There’s no better burger than one made from beef ground fresh at your local butcher. That’s why there’s Clarke’s Standard, inspired by the techniques and standards derived from our family’s three generations of butchers. We use only 100% USDA verified, hormone and antibiotic free Natural Angus, ground every day using a wide-gauge plate for a loose-textured patty and a juicier, more flavorful burger. Plus premium jumbo hot dogs, custom brewed iced teas, and our famous “Little Clarke’s” dixie-style ice cream cups. So now you can enjoy the legendary P.J. Clarke’s burger anytime.
We support local farms, including our own
MAKE IT A COMBO!
ADD FRIES & A FOUNTAIN SODA TO ANY ITEM
ONLY $3.00
FRESHLY GROUND BURGERS
All Burgers are 1/4 pound Freshly Ground Beef
THE STANDARD CHEESEBURGER
American Cheese, Tomato, Lettuce, Standard Sauce
Single $4.90Double $7.75
THE CADILLAC
Smoked Bacon, Cheddar Cheese, Tomato, Lettuce, Standard Sauce
Single $6.25Double $8.85
BROOKLYN AU POIVRE
Cracked Pepper Sauce, Cheese, Jimmy Peppers, Savory Onions
Single $5.85Double $8.70
MUSHROOM & CHEDDAR BURGER
Marinated Mushrooms, Cheddar Cheese, Cracked Pepper Mayo
Single $5.85Double $8.75
CLARKE’S TURKEY BURGER
Cracked Pepper Mayo, Lettuce, Tomato Jam
Single $6.25Double $8.85
REGULAR HAMBURGER
Lettuce, Tomato, Mayo
Single $4.50Double $7.05
ADDITIONAL TOPPINGS:
BACON, EGG, AVOCADO, BLUE CHEESE +$1.25
CHEESE, JIMMY PEPPERS, SAVORY ONIONS, MUSHROOMS, TOMATO JAM +$1.00
JUMBO HOT DOGS
Premium Custom Blend Jumbo Hot Dogs
NY STANDARD DOG
Choice of Toppings: Three-Onion Red Sauce, Old Dutch Mustard, Chopped Red Onion, Spicy Sriracha Mayo
$3.75
CHICKEN
BUFFALO CHICKEN SANDWICH
Spicy Buffalo Sauce, Shredded Slaw, Blue Cheese Dressing
Single $5.90Double $8.75
CALIFORNIA GRILLED CHICKEN SANDWICH
American Cheese, Lettuce, Tomato, Avocado
Single $5.90Double $8.75
CRISPY BUTTERMILK CHICKEN STRIPS
Box of 5, Classic or Spiced
$5.25
FRIES
NATURAL FRENCH FRIES
$2.90
SWEET POTATO FRIES
$2.90
BEER BATTERED ONION RINGS
$2.90
ADD CHEESE +$0.60
DRINKS

MILKSHAKES
Vanilla, Chocolate,
Black & White
REGULAR $4.90
LARGE $5.90
FOUNTAIN SODA
REGULAR $1.95
LARGE $2.50
DRAUGHT BEER
SHORTY [12oz] $3.75
PINT [16oz] $4.90
BOTTLED WATER $2.50
THEA’S ENGLISH ICED TEAS
Black Rose, Dandelion Mint, Green Honey, Red Mango
$3.00
BOYLAN SODA $3.00
MASH FRUIT DRINK $3.00
ICE CREAM CUPS $2.50 EACH
Vanilla Bean, Malted Milk Chocolate,
Mint Chip, Salted Caramel, Wild Strawberry,
ASK ABOUT OUR LIMITED EDITION FLAVORS!
-clarkes-standard.com

The chicken sandwich was delicious! I got the double meat combo. The size of each of the chicken cutlets were huge! It stuck out of the other side of the bun almost as far as that side did!

They have natural ice cream and vanilla and chocolate shakes. They have a condiment station with BBQ sauce, mustard, ketchup, relish and more.

The fountain drink selection was terrible but oh well!

Check this place out! You will like it!


Product Review: New Monster Ultra Black!

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Ultra Black is not even on Monster’s website!

Why they call it Ultra Black is a mystery! It’s pink colored liquid!

It tastes pretty good! I want to buy all the ultras and have a taste test as they are all very similar! Stay tuned for that if I remember lol!


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