Feeding the Frasers with Sammy Moniz

Today I’m talking to Sammy Moniz, an athlete, chef, and now cookbook author perhaps best known as the mastermind behind Feeding the Frasers, now a book in addition to a popular social media ccount. Sammy joins us to talk about her path in nutrition, developing recipes, and cooking to fuel performance with her long-term partner and 5-time Fittest Man on Earth Mat Fraser.

Sammy Moniz BarBend Podcast

In this episode of the BarBend Podcast, host David Thomas Tao talks to Sammy Moniz about:

  • Sammy’s background in nutrition (2:10)
  • Cooking as relaxation and nourishment (4:40)
  • Sammy’s experience with specific diets and knowledge about whole ingredients (8:40)
  • “If I’m going to make a pan of brownies…” (13:30)
  • Why Sammy doesn’t count macros today (16:40)
  • Fueling 5-time CrossFit Games Champion Mat Fraser (19:00)
  • Becoming a cookbook author (21:00)

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