This time on The CrossFit Kitchen, Nick Massie of PaleoNick.com creates finger-lickin’-good lemon-pepper chicken. Start by roasting the squash and chicken. In the meantime, heat a little olive oil in a cast-iron skillet and toast the garlic. Next, add the onions, mushrooms and stock to start a savory topping for your chicken. Three minutes later, toss in…

In these chilly winter months, nothing hits the spot like a bowl of hearty chili. Nick Massie of PaleoNick.com brings us this simple recipe to warm your soul—and your belly. “Nothing says ‘warm me up’ like a bowl of my chipotle chili with butternut squash and bison,” Massie says. You’ll only need one pot and…

For a Zone-friendly way to “fuel your fitness in fine fashion,” try Nick Massie’s latest: Greek freak salad with halibut. To get started, gather these fresh ingredients: onions, green peppers, cucumbers, roma tomatoes, carrots, halibut, olives, capers, spring mix, balsamic vinegar, olive oil, salt and pepper. Start by searing the halibut. While it sears, mix…

Nick Massie of PaleoNick.com brings us a decadent spin on traditional lasagna for a real Italian treat. First step: meat sauce. “One of the things we have to think about is that (the butternut squash) isn’t really seasoned,” Massie says, “so I’m gonna make (the sauce) a little bit stronger flavored.” Onions, garlic and basil…

Add some Asian flare to your meal plan with sesame chicken and broccoli, dubbed “world’s greatest five-block meal” by Nick Massie of PaleoNick.com. Tamari, ginger, sesame oil and apple-cider vinegar are a few of the key ingredients that develop the flavor in this dish. To get started, Massie uses a simple method to steam his…

Nick Massie of PaleoNick.com brings us slow-cooked ribs and sweet potatoes. Watch as he takes a meat-and-potatoes combo and makes it Zone-worthy. “Three-block portions that are tough to beat,” Massie says. “It’s the meal that I call ‘ribs and sweets.’” Start by preparing the ribs because they’ll take the longest to cook. Massie bottles his…

A lover of Indian food, Nick Massie of PaleoNick.com brings us chicken tikka masala served with spaghetti squash. “’Tikka’ means ‘chunk,’ and ‘masala’ is really just any spice mix,” Massie says. This flavorful recipe includes ginger, garlic, onion, cilantro and a homemade masala. To spice it up, Massie adds cayenne and chili pepper, but that’s…

Nick Massie of PaleoNick.com brings us a spicy breakfast pie with chorizo and plantains. In a preheated cast-iron skillet, Massie starts cooking the chorizo before quartering the blackest plantains he can find and adding them to the pan. “The thing I like about this dish is that maybe it’ll expose you to two ingredients that…

Nick Massie of PaleoNick.com brings us a traditional holiday classic with a twist. Turducken is delicious and a great centerpiece for your holiday table, and if you add bacon and butternut squash—well, jackpot. Step 1: Prepare the “stuffing.” Massie’s stuffing is mostly bacon and butternut squash, but he notes you can use your favorite stuffing…

In this video, Nick Massie of PaleoNick.com takes a brief break from rowing to share his recipe for fajita pie. Unfamiliar with fajita pie? Just think shepherd’s pie with a twist. Massie’s fajita pie—made up of a special blend of meat and spices and a layer of caramelized sweet-potato mash—brings together the simplicity of Midwestern…

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