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Daskies
10-12-2009, 11:45 PM
So I'm looking to put on as much weight as quick as possible. I fell way out of shape with a hip surgery and was at 120 5'8" not long ago. I put on some fat, and lost it while putting on some muscle over the summer and am sitting at 5'8" 135 right now.

My problem is just finding things to eat to continue gaining weight. I don't really care about calories or carbs, and I'm active and young enough to eat pretty much any amount of fat if I'm working out. I've been doing things like burgers, beef burritos, and omelets for breakfast but you get tired of these things fast. Just looking for any ideas in terms of high-protein foods you've found to be good.

I doubt it matters for gaining weight but I can't eat any green vegetables, and I'm allergic to most nuts and fruit skins.

The J-Man
10-13-2009, 12:08 AM
Yeah it can get pretty monotonous. Some of my favorites are:

Chicken and spinach omelets
Fish tacos
Turkey meatball sandwiches (the meatballs are easy to make)
Spaghetti with ground turkey breast instead of beef
Egg sandwiches (on toasted whole wheat bread)

primal21
10-14-2009, 01:31 AM
A spoon, a tub of peanut butter, and a jug of milk.

Alyion
10-14-2009, 03:58 AM
A spoon, a tub of peanut butter, and a jug of milk.

Great advice

Polish Hammer
10-14-2009, 06:35 AM
Ground beef, chicken, or turkey Sloppy Joes..mmmmm

Harris
10-14-2009, 09:04 AM
The good thing about these meals is that they are very good for people on a budget. Ironically, the foods that pack the most protein seem very cheap. I'm always stocked with eggs, turkey bacon, ground turkey, chicken (breasts or thighs), and sometimes canned tuna.

One thing I like to do is cook some wild grain rice, sautee half an onion and some garlic, throw in 1 lb ground turkey, once cooked and drained season it, place it back over the heat and add milk and flour to thicken it (it should not resemble a sauce, however). Spoon over the rice and serve with a vegetable. A cheap dish like this will last at least 2 meals and it costs under $10 bucks. Someone mentioned spaghetti with a beef/ground turkey sauce. Also a cheap dish that will easily stretch for 2 or more meals.

bass slayer
10-14-2009, 10:30 AM
A spoon, a tub of peanut butter, and a jug of milk.

With wheat thins, or oreos.

Mercuryblade
10-14-2009, 10:35 AM
1 box of kraft mac n cheese, and 3 cans of tuna, with 2 extra tablespoons of butter.

Twirl
10-14-2009, 10:38 AM
A spoon, a tub of crunchy peanut butter, and a jug of milk.

and a bowl of chocolate syrup, BOOM!! instant homemade reeses lol

Jayfive
10-14-2009, 10:47 AM
1 box of kraft mac n cheese, and 3 cans of tuna, with 2 extra tablespoons of butter.

Throw in a little extra cheese. More surface area involved. All that's missing then is the hot sauce.... mmmm

shansen008
10-14-2009, 09:04 PM
A spoon, a tub of Almond butter, and a jug of milk.

Fixed it for you :evillaugh:

NickAus
10-14-2009, 09:17 PM
Dinner for me for the last few nights has been scrabled eggs (3 whole eggs + 3 whites) I add tomatoes and cheese.
Whole egg has 6 grams P, white has 3.3.
This is over 30 grams of protein with the cheese, tastes pretty good.

machaf
10-14-2009, 10:29 PM
Chili.

1 lb lean ground beef
1 lb ground turkey
1 can kidney beans or 2 if your not counting carbs.
1 packet sodium free chili seasoning
2 cans diced tomato's w jalapenos.

Makes around 4 servings.

roughly 450 cals - 20g FAT/ 22CARB/ 51Protein

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1/2 cup Brown Rice (2 cups cooked)
11 shrimp (70 cals/17 protein)
1 chicken breast (cut up, season to your liking)
add some ms dash sodium free marinade of your choice (i used sesame teriyaki tonight.)

Mix together...Yumm

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Pork Tenderloin (4lbs for $14 at costco)

4oz = 120 cals and 24 protein
marinade to your liking.
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Salmon/Cod/Halibut/Orange Roughy Fillets

CannibalCrowley
10-15-2009, 09:49 AM
Quiche
Chicken breasts - there are infinite ways of preparing them. Marinades, peppered, lemon chicken, et cetera
Bean soups
Hearty chicken soup - I use a quarter of the noodles and pack in as many chicken chunks and carrots as I can

twm
10-15-2009, 11:36 AM
11oz of lean ground beef (93/7) pan seared
5oz of sharp cheddar
170g of broccoli
1/2 cup of brown rice

mix it all up and... voila

63g fat, 42g carbs, 103g protein, 1200 cals

tastes good, prepped and ready to eat in like 15 min. if you wanted to lower fat, use a skim cheese.. but that won't taste very good.

cj95
10-18-2009, 07:01 PM
Hey guys just went grocery shopping, heres some higher protein foods for those on a budget:

$1.00 Whole wheat beagles (Old mill I think) 10g of protein
$0.25 Cheapy Mr noodles, imitation kind 8g of protein
$3.00 Valvetta shells kraft dinner 10g of protein

Just some ideas, boil some eggs and mix with the mr noodles and a glass of milk, you my friend have yourself a 30g protein snack. Also some roast beef, cheese, and a fried egg on a whole wheat beagle. Possibilities are endless.

Clifford Gillmore
10-18-2009, 07:48 PM
Umm, you guys think 30g of Protein is a high protein meal?

cphafner
10-18-2009, 07:54 PM
Umm, you guys think 30g of Protein is a high protein meal?

I was thinking the same thing. All my meals today had 45g each, and my protein intake still isn't all that high right now.

Clover
10-18-2009, 08:18 PM
I eat these everyday because I'm a poor student and its super cheap.

Ham, egg, and cheese sandwich:
2 eggs
100 grams of sliced black forest ham
2 cheese slices
2 pieces of toast

Throw some hot sauce on there too.

I don't really like eggs that much so I just surround them with tons of other stuff I like.

cphafner
10-18-2009, 09:21 PM
I eat these everyday because I'm a poor student and its super cheap.

Ham, egg, and cheese sandwich:
2 eggs
100 grams of sliced black forest ham
2 cheese slices
2 pieces of toast

Throw some hot sauce on there too.

I don't really like eggs that much so I just surround them with tons of other stuff I like.

How much protein is in that?

jp2
10-18-2009, 11:02 PM
Take a look at the food pron thread

cj95
10-19-2009, 05:07 AM
Not syaing 30g of protein is really high, but for a snack for me its not too bad.

Clover
10-19-2009, 07:38 AM
How much protein is in that?

I don't know exactly, but I think its:

2 slices cheese - 8 grams
100 grams black forest ham - 17.5 grams
2 eggs - 12 grams
2 slices bread - 10 grams

Total: 47.5

I'm not completely sure on all the amounts of protein or if you count the bread protein but even if I'm getting 30 grams its still a damn good breakfast. In fact, I'm going to eat one now.

They're pretty small too, you could eat two of them no problem.