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Delicious 10-Minute Recipes for Building Muscle

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Carina is a freelance journalist. She writes about food and for our "healthy lifestyle" column.

Our stressful everyday lives don’t always leave much time for imagination, at least when it comes to cooking. And finding the motivation to cook something delicious and healthy before or after a long day at work can also be difficult. But you need to be more careful than ever at these times, because that’s when you’re most likely ignore your resolutions about nutrition and switch to ready meals that are full of fat. That can be fatal, especially if you’re in the middle of building muscle.

To help you avoid this pitfall, we’ve put together a few recipes that will take you just ten minutes to make. These dishes are not only quick to prepare, but also quite uncomplicated, so you don’t have to be a professional chef. Plus, you don’t have to worry about not getting all the nutrition your body needs, as they’re healthy, full of protein and the perfect complement to your fitness lifestyle. You can also integrate our Muscle Pack Basic to really power through your workouts and see results fast.

Ten-Minute Muscle Building Recipes

#1 Rice with Tempeh

rice with tempeh skewers & satay sauce

Who knew a rice dish could be ready so fast? It actually takes just ten minutes to prepare. And then you have a perfect dish with vegetables, and the tempeh adds the extra portion of protein that you really need after your workout.

#2 Hummus on Protein Bread

beetroot hummus

While we’re talking about snacks (which, by the way, can be just as filling as hot dishes), we shouldn’t forget hummus, of course. If you’re looking for recipes to build muscle, you’ve come to the right place. As well as being super creamy, this dip also contains beetroot for a great flavor boost.

#3 Salted Caramel Donuts

cheat's caramel cheesecake donuts in a tray

Admittedly, this isn’t a traditional meal, but this sweet snack is still totally suitable for muscle building, takes just ten minutes to prepare and is simply irresistible. What makes the cheesecake donut so special is the liquid center with our Protein Cream Salted Caramel. Dig in and melt away!

#4 Apple Pie Porridge

apple pie porridge

Apple pie as porridge? This muscle building recipe proves it can be done. Spoon up this cake to start your day satiated and full of energy. This dish also offers variety and stands out from traditional bowls of oatmeal.

#5 Chocolate Bowl

coconut chocolate smoothie bowl

Because bowls are simply unbeatable when it comes to muscle building recipes that only take around ten minutes to prepare, we have a few more variations for you. This one is perfect for chocolate fans and also has coconut to add that vacation feeling.

#6 Matcha Bowl

matcha blueberry smoothie bowl recipe

Açai bowls are a foodie trend that is here to stay and we’re adding matcha for a twist on this quick recipe. This creates a colorful breakfast that will provide you with the nutrients you need, thanks partly to Organic Chia Seeds, which are packed with fiber and unsaturated fatty acids.

#7 Spirulina Bowl

ocean breakfast bowl

Our fruity spirulina bowl in blue is something else for you to feast your eyes on. The star of this dish is our Breakfast Bowl, which is full of gently processed superfoods, oatmeal and fruit. We like to top it with blueberries and blackberries but you can let your imagination run wild.


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