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Breakfast Bird Nest

Posted by Mike Sherbakov in Recipes. No Comments

23rd June

You know that curbing your carbs will help you lose weight and tone up, so try this low carb breakfast. It’s a great way to eat some veggies with breakfast.
Servings: 4

Here’s what you need…

4 large, round tomatoes
1 teaspoon olive oil
1 clove garlic, minced
1 small onion, finely chopped
3 slices organic, nitrate-free turkey bacon, chopped
dash of dried oregano, plus more for garnish
optional dash of salt (added salt is not in nutritional analysis)
dash of pepper
4 organic, omega-3, free range eggs

Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
Wash tomatoes, slice off the tops and scoop out the insides. Place tomatoes on a pan, and bake for 5 minutes.
In a skillet, heat the oil over medium heat. Add garlic. Add onion. Add chopped bacon. Saute for 5 minutes, until mostly cooked. Add the spices and mix well.
Turn oven to broil.
Fill each tomato with the bacon mixture, leaving … Read More »



Helpful Tips

Posted by Mike Sherbakov in Fitness, Life and Wellness, Nutrition. No Comments

13th April

The following are a few things I have learned over the years that have been helpful in my life.  Maybe some work for you, maybe they don’t.  In either case I believe knowledge is useless if it’s not shared or put into action.  Enjoy!

1)   Preparation is key!

If you find yourself stopping by the local fast food drive thru because you don’t have time to cook a healthy meal, a little prior planning can surely prevent this.  I pick a Sunday or Monday, allocate myself 2-3 hours for shopping and cooking, and make it happen. Keep in mind that having someone to do this with can make the process more enjoyable.  Each week I attempt 2 new healthy recipes (my cooking/grocery shopping partner does the same).  We cook together making fairly large portions and split everything in half when we’re done.  When … Read More »



Breaking the Fast

Posted by Mike Sherbakov in Life and Wellness, Nutrition. 4 comments

28th March

If you’ve ever had me as your coach or attended one of my wellness presentations, this may sound all too familiar.  For everyone else, grab your to do list and make a slight addition… in big capital letters above all your tasks, write the word “BREAKFAST.”

We’ve heard it all of our lives; breakfast is the most important meal of the day! Yet how often do you find yourself running out the door only to chug down a coffee and have your first bite of real food at noon?  Unfortunately this has turned out to be quite typical as I have discovered from the majority of my clients.  Let me break it down for you as simply as possible.

In case you didn’t realize this yet, your body is pretty dang smart.  When we get too hot, our body has a mechanism for cooling us off.  When we hurt … Read More »