Monthly Archives: July 2013
These Italian Turkey Burgers are so good. I got the recipe from Jamie Eason’s LiveFit program from Bodybuilding.com. They are easy to prepare and can be broiled or grilled and ready in 30 minutes.
All you need is:
2 medium to large zucchini shredded (keep all juices because this helps keep them moist)
2 tsp of onion powder
1 tsp garlic powder
1 tsp oregano
1 tsp basil
1 package extra lean ground turkey
Combine everything in a bowl and mix with clean hands. Form burgers or form balls to have turkey balls. Line a pan with foil. Place burgers or balls on pan and place the pan on the top rack of oven. Broil for about 8-10 or until golden then flip burgers and broil another 8-10 minutes. Done!!
This is one of my favorite low-fat lean proteins and is great to have during The Cellulite Project 🙂
What is your favorite turkey recipe?
Well we have all heard the saying “abs are made in the kitchen”. I would say I am in pretty good shape. I eat healthy, train hard and overall, take good care of myself. I started doing The Cellulite Project again just to stay on track with healthy eating and eliminating processed food completely from my diet so I will feel energetic and strong. I know I do not need to lose weight and that is not my goal if that is what you are thinking. However, I am not going to lie. Even though I am a thin person, I would like to see some cuts and definition in my abs and arms. I believe “abs are made in the kitchen” . I have a very strong core, but my hard work in the gym is hidden by some junky food effects from earlier this summer. I will put this theory to the test 🙂 I will continue my daily workouts along with following The Cellulite Project over the next 22 days and then I will snap another photo to show my progress. This is a photo of me and my abs taken yesterday.
It is on again! The Cellulite Project! Look above at the tabs, click on The Cellulite Project button to get an overview of what I am doing. This time I will do this for 24 days. A little over a year ago I followed this program which I developed and not only did I get leaner, diminshing some dimples on my thighs and buttocks, but most of all I felt incredible. I slept better and had so much energy.
So it is that time again when I feel some serious measures need to come in to play. Overall I eat very healthy and make great choices but the processed food has been creeping around in my diet over the past month. It is time to take control.
I started today so the next 23 days I will be following the project again and this time I will be regularly posting all of my healthy non processed foods on my blog, my facebook page, twitter and instagram. So if you would like to see what I am up to, just go check them out. By the way, my main goal is to continue to be healthy and inspire others to live a healthy lifestyle, but I still want a defined midsection and less dimples on my rear 🙂 Just keeping it real. So with that being said, I suppose I will do a before and after photo of my abdominal area and we will see what happens. If you want to see all this craziness just follow me on IG and twitter at @nthefitzone or my facebook page (click the FB link at top) to get all updates quick. I will also be posting as much as I can on this blog.
This is what I ate for dinner tonight 🙂 A lovely salad with grilled chicken drizzled with a tsp EVOO and lemon juice (salt/pepper to taste). It was leftover from last night. I suggest preparing more than you need at the moment so you will have leftovers, easy to prepare so you will not be tempted to go for the crap fake food.
I also paired the salad with these little nuggets. Brussel sprouts with a touch of EVOO, fresh lemon juice, sea salt and pepper. Yes I did 🙂
Wish me luck and follow along if you like 🙂 So what is in your fridge?
This blog is written by me. I describe my own experiences and opinions. Consult your own physician before starting any new nutrition or exercise program.