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Crunchy Mackerel with Sauteed Mushrooms in Lemon Juice Sauce

I love mackerel. But its smell doesn’t love my house so I rarely cooked it.

Until I stumbled upon this method to avoid it smelling the entire house when cooking it in a pan.

Simply put a bowl with white vinegar just next to the stove.

When I read it I thought of another mambo jumbo technique you can find plenty of on the internet. But, hey, white vinegar is super cheap so why not trying!

It worked!!

Because I was afraid that the smelly smoke would contaminate my softboxes diffusers, I didn’t film it, unfortunately. But I could take nice pics to put on the website as you can see.

Why is this recipe a good post-workout?

Mackerel contains high amounts of omega3s which have an anabolic effect. This means that they can stimulate directly muscle protein synthesis which becomes synergistic with your workout.

How does it taste like?

mackerel and champignons close upmackerel and champignons close upFatty fish cooked in a hot pan with olive oil is amazing because, when you sear it, the Maillard reaction takes place and the fish surface becomes super crunchy. Having the oil infused with garlic before searing the fish will infuse all that goodness into the fish.

Let me tell you what a match made in heaven is mackerel with olive oil, garlic, and lemon!

The parley then will completely remove the fishy taste creating a great balance with the lemon and all the other tastes.

I’m really proud of this simple yet succulent dish!


Hamburgers with Peperonata

No idea how to serve your hamburgers?
Problems getting your veggies in while on keto?
I decided to give these burgers a spin with a traditional Italian dish: peperonata!
Peperonata is sort of a slow-cooked dish with peppers and garlic served with black olives and capers. Traditionally everything is drenched in olive oil but for this recipe, I used the fat from the burgers and beef tallow.
Why beef tallow? I bought it and I was curious to try it 🙂

This recipe is high-protein so perfect for bodybuilders and powerlifters or whoever wants to put on some muscle mass.

Pollo alla Romana

A big traditional Italian classics which is perfect for building muscle and strength too!
Furthermore, this recipe has very low amount of carbs and it’s very cheap and easy to make.
Next time you have guests at home thinking how miserable your life must be on a LCHF diet, serve them this, and you might get a convert right there 🙂

Easy and Quick Ricotta Bulking Dessert (No Cooking)

Ricotta Bulking Dessert

In my opinion, a heavily underrated food is ricotta cheese.
This Italian cheese is different from other cheeses as it is made from whey.

Yes, the same whey used to make whey protein powder.
And let me tell you, this is a much better alternative to whey protein powder (if you are bulking, that is).

Not only it’s more nutritious, contains a healthy amount of fat, and gives you more satiety, it tastes extraordinarily delicious!

If you are bulking and need 1100 kcal of sheer goodness you have to try this recipe.

It’s so easy and quick to make that you have no excuses.

You just need a few ingredients, mix them together, no cooking necessary!

I see your mouth watering already 🙂