Having trouble gaining weight? NPC men's physique competitor Nick Justice shows us how to make three easy and delicious hardgainer recipes to help you pack on muscle.



Hardgainer Breakfast Burrito

Macro Breakdown Per Burrito:

590 Calories

64 grams of carbs

24 grams of fat

32 grams of protein

What you will need:

  • Non stick pan
  •  2 large wheat tortillas
  •  2 slices cheese slices
  •  5 whole eggs
  •  60g full fat sour cream
  •   ½ onion
  •   50 grams avocado
  •   60 grams salsa
  •  250 grams refried beans


  1. Dice ½ onion and saute in a nonstick pan. Add 250 grams of refried beans and saute until cooked through. Remove from heat.
  2. Scramble 5 eggs and add to a non-stick pan and cook until fluffy.
  3. Slice 50 grams of avocado and add on top of tortillas.
  4. Add refried beans/onions to the tortilla with 60 grams of salsa (30 grams per tortilla).
  5. Add eggs and top with 60 grams of full fat sour cream (30 grams per burrito) and 1 cheese slice per burrito.


Anabolic Protein Oats

Macro Breakdown

846 Calories

105 grams of carbs

22 grams of fat

60 grams of protein

What you will need:

  • Large glass bowl
  • 60 grams of milk chocolate
  • 2 scoops ISO[H1] Milk Chocolate Protein
  • 42 grams of honey
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 tablespoon peanut butter
  • 1 tablespoon cinnamon


  1. Mix 2 cups of water with 80 grams of quick oats and stir together.
  2. Microwave oats for 90 seconds and then stir and put in for an additional 30 seconds.
  3. Mix 2 scoops of ISO[H1] Milk Chocolate Protein with water until you achieve a brownie batter consistency.
  4. Take oats out of the microwave and add 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract and one tablespoon of cinnamon and stir together.
  5. Add whey mixture to oatmeal and stir together. 
  6. Microwave for an additional 60 seconds.
  7. Top with 42 grams of honey and 60 grams of milk chocolate.


Chocolate Banana Protein Pancake Smoothie

Macro Breakdown:

940 Calories

103 grams of carbs

42 grams of fat

63 grams of protein

What you will need:

  • Blender
  • 2 scoops ISO[H1] Milk Chocolate Protein
  • 350 milliliters of unsweetened almond milk
  • 200 grams of frozen banana
  • 20 grams of coconut oil
  • 100grams pancake mix
  • 30 grams of syrup of your choice


  1. Add ingredients to the blender.
  2. Blend on low setting at first to allow for ingredients to mix together.
  3. Turn setting up on the blender and blend until a nice smooth consistency.