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Are Cheat Meals Really Cheating?

The "Cheat Meal" is something you can look forward to as a way to reward yourself for eating clean and working hard in the gym. But as the name implies, is it really cheating? Nutrition guru Paul Nobles from Eat to Perform suggests otherwise. The idea of "cheating" creates a negative context surrounding your food and eating habits; and just like many eating disorders pits you against your food.

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Sweet Potato Pasta with Figs, Prosciutto & Goat Cheese

If you have a craving for a delicious plate of pasta but want to keep it Paleo, you NEED to try this savory dish from the Civilized Caveman. Hearty sweet potatoes spiraled into long pasta like noodles, topped with salty prosciutto and sweet figs & tied together with the creamy goodness of goat cheese. Nom nom nom! 

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Chocolate Banana Almond Butter Blast

Use your Stronger Faster Healthier Recovery to whip up this super simple yet delicious and healthy smoothie to enjoy after a hard WOD.

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Avocado Stuffed Burgers

The weather's heating up and so is your grill. Warmer weather means lot's of meat being grilled over an open flame. This recipe by Civilized Caveman combines your love for a hot juicy burger with the creamy fresh flavor of avocado. Wow your CrossFit friends with this easy to make and super delicious twist on an American classic.

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