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SONOFCZAR SparkPoints: (7,360)
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12/9/13 9:39 A

Most protein shakes with little to no carbs has about 25 grams protein for approx. 120 calories. I drink whey during the day, and casein before night (research shows it might help muscle recovery and boost metabolism while sleeping, since it breaks down slowly). For the record I just bought Dymatize Cinnamon Bun casein powder, and it tastes amazing! It's like having a treat before bed.

CHEETARA79 SparkPoints: (96,761)
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12/9/13 6:20 A

Greek yogurt and strawberries.

MLEHTO SparkPoints: (138,303)
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12/9/13 2:48 A

Protein shake

RUSSELL_40 Posts: 16,826
12/9/13 1:27 A

6 ozs. of chicken.

JENNILACEY SparkPoints: (80,279)
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12/8/13 6:49 P

A grilled chicken salad or grilled chicken and veg (I usually do broccoli and mushrooms). A white fish and veg would be low on cals and high in protein.

I make a frittata that usually runs around 250 cals and has about 30g of protein. I have a few variations of this recipe using different meats (chicken, salmon, ham) and different veg (you can cut out the sweet potato if you want to save on cals/carbs and add whatever veg you have on hand) but here is the basic recipe:

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Edited by: JENNILACEY at: 12/8/2013 (18:52)
SPAYNE34 SparkPoints: (14,372)
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12/8/13 6:30 P

I have about 200 cal left for today and I still need between 20-40 g of protein. Any recommendations?

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