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

Steak and Salad Protein
Photo: Randy Mayor

Steak and Salad

Choose flank steak for a lean yet flavorful beef option. Besides its high protein content, red meat is one of the most highly-absorbable sources of iron – also important for healthy muscles. Not a fan of beef? Make this recipe with chicken breast instead (a 3-ounce portion will pack in 24 grams of protein).

Recipe: Hoisin Flank Steak with Asian Cucumber Salad

More Ways To Get Cooking Light



JavaScript must be enabled to use this Calendar module.

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