Some of you have expressed concern about this topic of weight. As more and more professional athletes move from carb loading and more and more understand hyperinsulinemia we are confronted with some choices. So how do we apply these lessons practically. Slow Carb is a good option for you in this. Slow Carb means exactly what you think the carbs are slow to break down. So you ingest quality carbs with fiber. Fiber slows the break down in the stomach thus lowers insulin spikes.
Acorn Squash w/meat. It is quite an amazing food. Available at the Commissary. If you are like me then you need simple directions. Well here is my mans way of dealing with this recipe.
Get a slow cooker. If you don’t have one I don’t know what you’re doing with your life!
Slow cooker items:
Pack of chicken or 2 (makes about 8 meals)
2 Cans of Rotel Tomatos
2 Cilantro Cubes
2 Chicken Bullion
2 Handfuls of Lentils and black beans(or none if they bother you)
Fill with water
Optional: Mushrooms, garlic cloves or anything else.
Preheat oven 350F/180C
Cut in Half
Take out seeds
Apply Coconut oil either to the tops of the squash or the pan itself.
Put in oven for 20-25 minutes. Stab with fork for consistency.
Take out…now you have perfect lunch/dinner/ breakfast bowls.
***One side of the squash will stand on its own. The other side you will have to cut!
After 12 hours take SOME of the liquid out the cooker. Then with a couple forks pull the chicken apart and let it sit. The chicken will soak up some more of the liquid.
Now make some HEAPING bowls of yum. And I mean heaping. The bowl below without the Almonds is about 500 good quality calories. It is really hard to overeat on this. That is the beauty of it.
Jared – FTCF
WOD – Coaches Choice!