As the cold days of fall approach, this recipe will leave you with a protein packed warm bowl of dal, which is a stew enjoyed across many Middle Eastern and Asian countries.

Five 45-pound plates per side (and then some) wait for him on the bar. That’s 525 pounds. People are staring. He doesn’t seem to notice.

Here, the Fulcrum helps you decide which protein powder is best for you before you drop your hard-earned cash on the first tub you see.