Mackenzie Arrington

MacKenzie Arrington is an award-winning chef based in Buffalo, NY. Off the mats, he is the team chef for a professional sports team, runs a healthy meal prep company and is a culinary knifemaker. On the mats, he is a purple belt out of Lake Effect Martial Arts - Checkmat Buffalo. Connect with MacKenzie on Instagram.
  • Whole Foods Vs Liquids

    We flow like water, but should our food? With every New Year comes new and “improved” ways of achieving optimal nutrition. Within the grappling arts, we don’t always have to wait for the New Year; we are always evolving day in and day out, and with that, so are...
  • Portion Control 101

    Raise your hand if you have found yourself feeling stuffed after a meal because your eyes were bigger than your stomach. *Raises hand* There is something satisfying about having a ton of different foods available in your fridge because you have mastered bulk cooking after reading all about it...
  • The Power of Purple

    Purple fruits and vegetables are the black belts of food. I do not want to sound like your mother, but I will tell you this many times, “Eat your vegetables!” Most of us are not like the average person, we are eating a more balanced diet than them, but...
  • Let’s Talk Food.

    Recently, I had the pleasure of interviewing some of the top-level competitors to every day training partners about food with GrapplerGourmet.com. What I noticed is that much like styles in jiu-jitsu, there’s a lot of variety. Just because I eat a certain way day in and day out, certainly...
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