Jaime Alba is a home cook and food blogger. He’s also a competitive bodybuilder and has a serious passion for fitness. Jaime loves to prepare simple, quick, macro-friendly meals designed to maximize flavor and balance portions with protein, fat and carb intake.
IN THE KITCHEN WITH JAIME ALBA
Tell us about yourself:
Hello everyone! If you are reading this, “thank you” for your support. I appreciate the positivity. I am Jaime from Corona, California. Food, fitness & trying to optimize heath is a big part of my daily routine. I started cooking when I was young. I have been an avid fan of the Food Network for years and found myself intrigued by food, the personalities, and the recipes shared on the various programs. Now as an adult, I believe everyone loves good tasting food so why not turn your favorite dishes into a healthier alternative, easy to make option. Simple, quick, Macro friendly meals is what I prefer to prepare and really enjoy cooking. Macro meals are designed to allow you to eat what you want without having to avoid your favorite foods. It’s all about portions and balancing your daily protein, fat and carb intake. Thank you once again for checking out my recipes. Enjoy.
How did you get involved in cooking?
When I was young growing up I started watching the Food Network and became an avid foodie.
Describe your cooking style:
Quick and easy to make, healthy alternatives to common dishes. I tend toward the Macro philosophy which allows for eating the food I love without avoiding certain dishes. I try to balance my daily protein, fats, and carbohydrates and couple that with a fitness routine.
How did you learn about grass-fed meats?
US Wellness Meats caught my attention from a Youtube video I watched
What is your favorite recipe featuring grass-fed meats?
I absolutely love my pulled pork burgers.
You’re stranded on a desert island; luckily, you’re stranded with your top 5 ingredients and one must-have kitchen tool:
Kitchen Tool – a good Skillet
Top 5 Ingredients – ground beef with liver, kidney, and heart, redmond real salt, tallow, bacon, and cheese
Best cooking secret/tip/piece of advice you’ve learned:
Learn to cook with tallow
What’s your favorite quote/song for culinary inspiration (if any)?
“Taking you to Flavortown” by Guy Fieri
Anything else you want to share?
Health is wealth and it starts with what you surround yourself with and what you put into your body.
Personal Instagram: @jaime_esau_alba
Food Instagram: @_food4you_
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