Slow Cooker Split Pea Soup

‘Tis the season for leftovers…particularly of the ham and turkey variety. The easiest and fastest way to use up leftover ham is in a hot bowl of split pea soup. Take some veggies, onions and garlic, dried split peas, and any and all leftover ham, drop it in the crockpot with some liquid, and voila, […]

Greek Lemon & Rice Chicken Soup

I think there’s a big misconception by weightlifters and non-weightlifters alike. They look at a bigger guy like me and think, “Man, his diet must be terrible.” I have to explain to a lot of people when they see me at the local Waffle House with a plate of burgers and two chocolate chip waffles […]

Enter Your Award Winning Chili Recipes Now!

‘Tis the season for chili, so you know what that means: the 2nd annual Strength Agenda chili cook-off! Last year we had a great time cooking and tasting your recipes, and this year should be no exception! The prize up for grabs, along with having your recipe featured on our website, is a copy of […]

African Peanut Chicken

I like most food…you’re hard-pressed to find a 105+ kilo weightlifter who is a picky eater. Indian, Chinese, Japanese, African…I love all of it, but I find it intimidating to cook. Some of the recipes require a lot of foods and spices that aren’t regular visitors in my kitchen. But lately, I’ve fallen into a […]

Kale, Sausage & Potato Soup

This soup is surprisingly hearty and flavorful, and will probably be made once a week during the winter at our house. If you’ve noticed a recurring theme with out recipes, it’s this: they’re fairly quick, they taste good, and they’re packed with protein and/or vegetables, with a little bit of a good carb or starch. […]