Believe it or not I used to not like salmon.
But now, I love it.
That is why I know that food is all about acquiring tastes.
I also remember hating oatmeal many many years ago, and now I can’t go a day without eating oatmeal. I look froward to having it every morning. I also bake tons of healthy snacks with oatmeal. I love using it to bake healthy cookies, pancakes and muffins. I have tons of recipes if you want to check them out on My Pinterest Page.
Anyhow, Salmon is so yummy, I make it all the time now. And it’s so good for you.
I love that both my kids love salmon also 🙂 Now I just have to work on my hubby liking it.
Do you eat salmon? Do your kids?
If they don’t or you don’t, I would recommend to start making it in small portions and in different ways using different flavors. You may find that after a few times, you end up liking it, maybe even loving it like I do now.
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There are so many health benefits of salmon.
- High in protein.
- High in Omega-3 fatty acids which your body doesn’t make so you need to ingest it from food.
- The high fat helps you feel fuller longer.
- High in Vitamin D & B’s.
- High in Selenium which helps fight disease.
- High in Phosphorus which helps strengthen bones and promotes a healthy heart.
I love making salmon because it cooks super fast and there are so many yummy ways to make it.
This recipe I used a Tex-Mex spices for the salmon and then I made a really easy and yummy salsa. I added some fresh LIME JUICE to it which just brings out the flavor and adds freshness to it. It is so yummy.
I used my new Citrus Juicer, thanks to Cookeezi. It is probably the best citrus juicer I have ever used.
It’s strong and sturdy, easy to hold and in one squeeze I got all the juice out of the lime. It sure beats pinching it with a fork and getting hand cramps from squeezing the lime. Especially those really hard ones. Have you ever had one of those? Ugh, it takes so long to squeeze all the juice out. But with this Cookeezi Hand Juicer, I got all the juice out super fast.
I love it! And it’s “restaurant quality”!
Do you have a hand held citrus juicer?
It is definitely a kitchen must-have.
But be careful, some are such poor quality that they break. I have gone through about 4 of them until I found this Cookeezi.
I am so excited that Cookeezi let me try this juicer and not only that but we are doing a GIVEAWAY.
And we will be giving away 2 “Restaurant Quality” Cookeezi Stainless Steel Juicers, click here to enter.
The first winner will also win a copy of my Eat To Be Fit Healthy Recipes E-Book so you will instantly have over 300 of my delicious and super easy to make recipes that will help you lose weight and get toned all while enjoying every meal you eat. Pretty cool huh?
So click on this link to enter to win a Cookeezi Juicer just like mine, it will take you seconds to enter, and you could be one of the winners.
I made the yummiest Cilantro-Lime Sauce the other day for some stuffed peppers. It makes it so much easier and faster to use the hand juicer. You know me, I’m all about saving time 🙂
You have to try this salmon recipe, it is simply divine. You can pair it with my Guacamole Quinoa Salad for a mouth-watering and super healthy dinner.
If you enjoy what you eat, you are more likely to stick to your “diet”. Actually, it won’t even feel like a diet if you love what you are eating. I never feel like I’m dieting because I always make meals that are super healthy but that taste incredibly good so that I feel satisfied.
As long as you feel satisfied and you are making good choices, you will be able to lose weight and reach whatever weight-loss and fitness goals you have.
Well, that and just making sure you don’t eat any of the foods that could prevent you from LOSING WEIGHT.
Yep, there are actually 5 foods that are so inflammatory and cause so much inflammation in your digestive track that it’s pretty much impossible to BURN FAT if you consume them.
Click HERE to get a PDF that you can print out with these 5 foods so that you can make sure you don’t eat them.
By the way, before I give you the recipe, I just want to give you some tips that will help you if you are trying to lose weight, get leaner, get more definition, feel more energy, get healthier, and more toned.
Because it’s not just about cooking even though it’s a big part of it.
I have found that a lot of people are “STUCK” with their weight loss because they are eating some of the wrong foods.
So I have to make sure you are not eating one or more of foods on this list. Because if you are, it can be completely SABOTAGING your results. Yes, it can totally be true that you can be working your butt off at the gym 6 days a week, eating super healthy (as you think), but if you are eating one or more of these foods, you will NOT BE ABLE TO LOSE WEIGHT. The reason is because these foods though some may think are healthy or not so bad, are actually very inflammatory.
Inflammation in the digestive track makes it incredibly hard if not impossible to burn fat. So in order to be able to burn fat so you can lose weight effectively, its crucial that you take these foods out of your diet.
This is so important and makes such a huge impact on your results that I decided to compile these foods into a PDF for you. So go to the following link where you can download this information for free. I also added a list of 5 Foods that are NECESSARY for you to include in your diet if you want to LOSE WEIGHT and GET TONED. Foods that you should eat daily!
I also took the liberty to share with you a short video of my favorite 5 ABS EXERCISES. The ones that have gotten me ABS after having 2 kids (daughter is 15 months) and I never had them before. Here is the link so you can download the PDF and get the VIDEO. Start applying it right now. Take those 5 foods out of your KITCHEN immediately! LINK TO PDF & VIDEO
How do you fix it?
Be CONSISTENT with your PLAN and be SYSTEMIC & STRATEGIC about it. If you do, you will be finally able to say “It’s a LIFESTYLE”. Because when it really is a “lifestyle”, your body and life reflect it.
Does your body and life reflect it?
You probably know what to do, you just haven’t been STRATEGIC about it. Or maybe the plan isn’t good so you haven’t been able to stick to it. Or you haven’t found the right strategy to incorporate this into your life. But once you do, your life will change forever. You will live in a “HAPPY PLACE”. You will finally achieve your goals, and you will be able to LIVE THERE, forever……. no more yo-yoing!
I talk to you about my BeFit Moms Meal Plan all the time. The reason I do so is because I know how important it is to have a PLAN, a GOOD plan. I know that if I can get you to FOLLOW “My Plan” for a long enough time…… and you become SYSTEMIC about it, then you will learn how to do it yourself. You will be in the habit of doing it and you will finally be able to be CONSISTENT.
And heck, you know whats going to happen in the meantime?
You will have gotten to where you wan to be. Without “Dieting”, without “Overexercising”, without a new “Gadget” or “Diet”, or “Massage” or “Class”.
Here is what you will get in the BeFit Moms Meal Plan:
- Weekly Meal Plans (Breakfast, Mid-Morning Snack, Lunch, Mid-Afternoon Snack, Dinner).
- Recipes to all the meals.
- Tons of different snacks so you have options to choose from.
- Shopping Lists (divided and organized by sections to speed your time at the store).
- Weight Training Workouts.
- Cardio Workouts.
Here is what you will get from the BeFit Moms Meal Plan:
- You will see what a good meal plan looks like.
- You will learn what foods are optimal for fat burning.
- You will learn to strategize how you cook.
- You will actually enjoy what you eat and not feel like your “dieting”.
- Your kids and husband will get healthier.
- Your family will enjoy the meals.
- You will get in the habit of planning and cooking.
- You will save time.
- You will get results.
- You will maintain your results.
It’s life changing!
I started doing this years ago and its how I went from feeling like I was Dieting all the time and not able to maintain that level of commitment and not seeing great results. To being in the best shape of my life, not feeling like I’m ever dieting, enjoying every meal, not feeling deprived and loving it.
I’m serious, it’s life changing. And though you may know what to do, its different following a plan and having the accountability. So I hope you splurge on yourself and your family and try it for a few months. You’re going to love it. Here is the link to get your first set of MEAL PLANS.
There is another great healthy recipe for Shrimp on My Pinterest Boards, its a delicious and super refreshing Fruity Quinoa Salad with veggies and shrimp. You have to try it. If you are NOT FOLLOWING: My Pinterest Boards, make sure you go there now and then click “FOLLOW“. This way you can get all my healthy recipes.
Ok now before I give you this delicious recipe that you can make in minutes, I want you to check out this weeks Fat Burning Workout. If you are reading this post its because you like things that take very little time because you are BUSY. So if you are, you will LOVE this super QUICK FAT BURNING WORKOUT that is on My YouTube Channel.
In my BeFit Fat Loss Meal Plan, I make sure each week there is some turkey, chicken, and fish, all in a balanced manner so that you get all the vitamins and nutrients you need. And what is best is that its recipes like this that taste so good, that its crazy to think eating them will actually make you LOSE WEIGHT. But the truth is, they do!
I love hearing from the people on my BeFit Moms Meal Plan. I love when they tell me they are eating more than ever, better than ever and losing weight. It just makes my day! And that’s the point. You should be eating more and eating yummier. Just because you want to lose weight doesn’t mean you need to eat bland and boring food.
Start investing some time finding healthy recipes that taste yummy so that you don’t feel deprived. Start enjoying eating healthy.
Start making EASY, QUICK, & FAT BURNING MEALS and eat every 3-4 hours and you will be DROPPING lbs of FAT in no time.
Anyhow, here is the recipe.
Tex-Mex Salmon With Black Bean Corn-Avocado Salsa
- 4 Salmon Fillets
- 2 tsp cumin
- 1 tsp chili powder
- 1/2 tsp garlic and onion powder
- 1 tsp paprika
- S&P to taste
- 1 can black beans, rinsed and drained
- 1 cup frozen corn, thawed
- 1 small container of diced pimentos, rinsed and drained
- 1/4 cup fresh cilantro, chopped
- 1 avocado, peeled, seeded and diced
- Juice of 2 limes
- S&P to taste
- Pre-heat the oven to 375 degrees.
- Mean while, mix the spices and S&P to taste and spread over the salmon, massaging well and bake in the oven for ~ 15 minutes or until your desired color of pink.
- In a separate bowl, mix the salsa ingredients except for the limes and avocado.
- Slice the avocado in half and use your cookeezi citrus juicer to juice half a lime over the avocado to prevent it from browning.
- Then dice it into the salsa.
- Fold it in gently and juice the rest of the limes and incorporate gently.
- Keep the salsa refrigerated while the salmon bakes.
- When Salmon is done, plate, and serve with the salsa over top.
Ok, seriously, this is by far the best salmon recipe I have ever made. It is insanely good and super easy to make. I am so happy that Cookeezi gave me this “Restaurant Style” Juicer. It makes using citrus so much easier. Now I’m inspired to make more recipes to use my juicer.
By the way, it’s so easy to clean. I love it!
Don’t forget to ENTER to win the giveaway. You are going to love this juicer.
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I always say that PLANNING is the key to FITNESS SUCCESS.
But I know that it’s time consuming.
I also know that you are not sure exactly how to pair foods together to make them FAT BURNING.
I also know that it sucks to eat the same thing all the time and that when you do, it makes you feel like you are DIETING.
And that makes you at one point fall off the wagon and end up eating like crap for God knows how long.
That’s why its so hard to lose the weight.
I know that its hard to eat healthy CONSISTENTLY when you don’t enjoy the food because it’s bland and boring.
I know that you probably feel hungry a lot because you think NOT EATING is the solution.
Would it make it EASIER for you if I have you a meal plan for the ENTIRE MONTH?
Let me help you, click on the following link to download for FREE my MMF 30-Day Fat Loss Meal Plan Calendar.
I can send you My MMF Weeknight Meals E-Book. At least with this I can be helping you cut out the meal planning time, the searching for healthy recipes, the shopping lists. I tell you how to prepare extra food to have easy left over meals on other days and I give you 30 minute workouts 3 times a week that will help you get super effective fat blasting workouts in just 30 minutes 3 times a week.This is for those people that don’t have a lot of time, don’t want to feel like they are dieting, but also want to lose weight, eat healthier, have their family eat healthier and do it in the least amount of time possible.
My Eat To Be Fit Healthy Recipes Book is in, so if you want to secure your copy make sure to get one now as they have been flying!! There are tons of great, easy and healthy recipes for you to try and enjoy. I am glad that you are loving all the recipes, keep on making them, I promise it will make a difference.
And keep on going on My Facebook and telling me about your cooking stories and workouts. You know I love hearing from you! And hey, you may even win a great Michelle Marie Fit Prize if you are on there interacting all the time.
P.S. Its almost the end of the month and that is when I choose My Facebook SUPERFAN. I choose one person every month to give an awesome PRIZE to. This person is on My Facebook Page a lot, COMMENTING, LIKING, SHARING & INTERACTING with other Fans. So make sure you log on to My Facebook Page and LIKe the page and share comments. You will be surprised how many great tips, recipes and ideas you get from interacting with others and reading others comments on my page. Also, feel free to go to My Facebook page, and ask me QUESTIONS or tell me YOUR CONCERNS, I always answer.
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And stay tuned for tomorrows healthy recipe for a yummy protein smoothie on My Facebook Page. By the way, I post all my healthy recipes, fat burning workouts and exercise videos on My Facebook Page weekly, so if you are not on there, make sure you LIKE the page and check in every day to see what goodies you will find.
And if you are tired of your same old meals and recipes and you want to try new ones that will not only taste amazing but help you burn more fat and lose weight, then check out my BeFit Moms Meal Plan. It comes with the detailed meal plan, recipes and shopping lists just to make your life easier. It even comes with cardio and weight training workouts. You are going to love it!
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Check out this short video, I think it will really encourage and help you! Enjoy!
Here is a great workout to try!