Get Stronger

In month 6 of our 12 Healthy Habits challenge, the focus turns to building muscle.

Get Stronger with Protein-Rich Foods

From eggs and beef to quinoa and soy, these nutrient-rich recipes provide the perfect amount of protein to support your workout and build healthy muscle. By: Dana Angelo White, MS, RD, ATC

Plant-Based Protein

Plant-Based Protein

Legumes like beans and lentils provide a healthy trifecta of protein, carbohydrates, and fiber making this recipe a good pack-ahead option for a post-workout lunch. The combination of protein and carbs helps refuel tired muscles and replenish energy stores.

Recipe: Sautéed Escarole, Corn, and White Bean Salad

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Cooking with Quinoa: 25 Recipes

High in protein and fiber, quinoa [KEEN-wah] is not only versatile, it also tastes wonderful and has a nice crunch. Find 24 delicious recipes for cooking with this ancient whole grain.

Quinoa with Roasted Garlic, Tomatoes, and Spinach Recipe