Description Description Build strength, trim fat, and feel great with over 100 delicious low-carb, high-protein recipes from certified personal trainer and nutritionist Shelley Darlington.
Shelley Darlington, host of the popular YouTube channel Strong Curves
, embraces the idea that strong is the new skinny
. Today, more and more women are stepping off their treadmills and embracing the weights section at the gym, recognizing that an active, consistent strength-training regimen is the best way to promote health, longevity, and mobility—to feel strong, healthy, and sexy at every stage of life.
But a solid workout plan is only half the equation. To get the most out of your time at the gym
, you need a diet and meal plan that supports your strength-training, muscle-building goals. And for that, The Strong Curves Cookbook
has you covered with quick, easy, and nutritious meals, snacks, drinks, and even a few treats
Rooted in a low-carb, high-protein, animal-based philosophy
that prioritizes whole foods
and clean eating
, the book is divided into three sections: Pre-Workout, Post-Workout, and Rest Days. Each section includes recipes for breakfast, lunch, dinner, snacks, sweets, and drinks, so you’ve got plenty of options for every stage of your workout plan.
Whether you’re looking to prep your body for a good sweat session, refuel post-gym, or maximize recovery on your off-days, Shelley delivers with a healthy, flavorful recipes like:
Vanilla Protein Chia Pudding
Salmon and Cream Cheese Roll-Ups
Pork San Choy Bao
Grilled Prawn and Zucchini Salad
Turkey and Rice Stuffed Peppers
Pork Egg Roll in a Bowl
Pesto Deviled Eggs
Cottage Avocado Bowl
Chocolate Malt Collagen Shake
Sweet Potato Brownies
Adrenal Support “Cocktail”
The book also includes helpful background on the nutritional science of building muscle
, primers on the three main macros
, lists of pantry staples
, time-saving cookware, and appliances
, tips for adjusting your diet and workout plan for your monthly cycle, and other helpful information so you can head into the kitchen—and the gym—fully prepared to up your fitness game.
Whether you’re an experienced, long-term weight lifter or just starting to incorporate strength into your fitness journey, The Strong Curves Cookbook
will help you get results: lose weight, build strength, and feel great all day, every day.