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Menu Spotlight: Healthy Mix

 


For the next few weeks, we wanted to get back to basics by breaking down each of our menus to show what they have to offer as well as their nutritional targets.

First up is one of our customers’ favorite: the Healthy Mix menu. This is our most traditional menu with a wide variety of local and regionally sourced lean meats, seafood and produce. This nutritionally balanced menu is pork free but with our a la carte options, you can add any meal of your choosing to your plan. Healthy Mix also can be ordered with No Beef or No Seafood meals. Don’t care for either of those? Then choose our No Beef AND No Seafood option!

Our Healthy Mix meals are low in sodium, cholesterol and fat.

Our Registered Dietitian balances the nutritional content of the meals by the week. This allows us to offer you some of your favorite meals that may be slightly higher in sodium, like the Grilled Cheese Panini with Tomato Soup and the Shrimp with organic Red Mule Farms grits, while keeping the weekly nutrition numbers in line with our targets.

You’ll discover that eating healthy doesn’t mean boring or that you have to deprive yourself of the comfort foods that you love. Our dietitian does all of the nutritional number crunching for you so all you have to do is sit back and enjoy our gourmet meals.

Healthy Mix’s nutritional targets for sodium for our 1,200 calorie plan (3 meals a day) is less than 1500mg per day. While the targets for our 1,800 calorie plan (3 meals a day) is less than 2,000 mg per day.

If you want to go even lower in sodium, try using our Custom menu option. This allows you to choose the meals with the lowest sodium to build your own personal menu.

By meeting the healthy eating guidelines of the American Diabetes Association, the American Heart Association and the American Cancer Society, this menu is perfect for individuals who want to lose weightmaintain weight and are concerned with eating healthy. Individuals with hypertensioncardiovascular disease and diabetes generally do well on this plan.

Interested in trying Fresh ‘N Fit Cuisine’s Healthy Mix or one of our other 4 menus, healthy snacks or low cal desserts? Use promo code APRBLOG20 at checkout for $20 off your first order of $50 or more.

The Beginner’s Guide to Fitness

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You look in the mirror and wonder to yourself: How did I let myself go this far?  Whether you are brand new to fitness, or you’ve simply fallen out of shape recently, here is the quick beginner’s guide to get you back on track quickly. Change your in-front-of-the-mirror thought bubble to: Wow, I’m looking amazing! by reading on and taking the action steps below.

Start with Motivation

Why do you want to get fit again? There must be a reason that you desire to change your body at this time in your life. Think about it until you have a very clear, very specific reason. There is no wrong answer here. We all have our own personal motivators for wanting to achieve our best selves. What’s ultimately important is that your reason is specific and powerful to you. Once you’ve determined what your motivation is, write it down where you can see it every day. Think about it. Focus on it. Don’t ever let go of it.

Work on Education

You need to eat right and workout smart in order to quickly achieve your goal body. Do you know how to do this? Are you sure? While there is more information on fitness available to us today than ever before, all of the information noise often gets in the way more than it helps. Don’t expect to know exactly how to get into shape by yourself. A successful body transformation plan should be made by a fitness professional, like myself. I’ll take your personal information into account and will answer any and all questions to ensure your success.

Seek out Support

It’s time to have an honest and vulnerable conversation with the people in your life who matter the most. Let them know how far you’ve let yourself go. Let them know what your goal is. Let them know why this matters so much to you. Your success rate depends heavily on the support system that you build around yourself as you begin to implement healthy lifestyle changes. It’s very possible that you’ll find one or more people in your life who are threatened by your desire to improve your body. While this can be upsetting, try to approach it with understanding. The best scenario would be them joining you.
Source: Rene Serrate for U First Fitness


If you’ve had some trouble sticking with your nutrition and health goals for the new year, now is the time to REBOOT YOUR RESOLUTIONS! Our calorie and portion controlled, gourmet meals are exactly what you need to get back on track. Choose from our paleo, low carb, vegetarian, gluten free or healthy mix menus or grab a few individual meals with our a la carte option.

Try us today and get $20 off your first order with promo code BGFEB20 at checkout.

What do 2 of Atlanta’s Most Popular Radio Personalities Have In Common?

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Anyone who has experienced the joys of Atlanta’s morning commute has most likely listened to either of radio’s most popular morning shows…Q100’s The Bert Show and 94.9 The Bull’s Caffeinated Radio with Jason and Kristen. Because of their different musical formats, one might think that the 2 shows wouldn’t have that much in common with each other. While that might be true to some extent, the biggest similarity is Fresh ‘N Fit Cuisine’s meals.
Why are The Bert Show’s Cassie Young and Caffeinated’s Kristen Gates eating our meals? Because they work! Cassie and Kristen are always on the go, so finding time to eat nutritionally balanced meals, much less prepare them, has always been a big problem for them. That’s where Fresh ‘N Fit Cuisine comes in!
Both Cassie and Kristen have been enjoying our Custom Meal Plan option, which allows them to choose their favorites from each of our 5 menus. Our chef-prepared meals are a perfect fit for their busy lifestyle and can be for yours too! So whether you need a meal planhealthy snack packs, or low calorie desserts, stop wasting time grocery shopping, cooking and cleaning and let our chefs take care of all of the work.

Try our 5 gourmet menus that include paleo, low carb, gluten free, vegetarian and healthy mix, today and get $20 off your first order with promo code JAN20BLOG at checkout.

Behind The Scenes: Making Our Lemon Poppyseed Bread

We love hearing from our customers about how much they love our meals. One of the most popular items we make is our Lemon Poppyseed Bread. Prepared each week by our Chef Garde Manger, Haley, the Lemon Poppyseed Bread will have you definitely coming back for more. Try it today at Fresh ‘N Fit Cuisine and get $20 off your first order with promo code PINJUL20.

 

Healthy Mix & H.I.I.T. Classes (or How To Lose 20 lbs in 45 days?)

foodsnapshot_connieEven though we all love to relax in the summertime, the reality is that most of us have a lot going on. With planning family trips, to picking up the kids from camp, to even just lounging at the pool, there is always something that needs to get done. Unfortunately, your health and fitness goals usually end up taking a backseat.

At Fresh ‘N Fit Cuisine, we don’t want that to be the case, so we offer you 5 chef prepared menus! How do you know which one is right for you? That’s where our traditional Healthy Mix menu comes in. In addition to being our most nutritionally balanced, it’s the perfect place to start your journey towards a happier and healthier you.

It’s also the menu that Connie Harwood started off with. As a member of U First Fitness in Johns Creek, her goal is to lose a total of 60 lbs. After being on our 1,200 calorie Healthy Mix plan for a month and a half, and working out 4 days a week at U First, she is already down 20 lbs! Our 4 chefs will help you watch your portion size, count your calories, and most importantly, do all of the cooking for you!

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Eating right is the first step towards living a healthier life so try one of our 5 menus that include Paleo, Low Carb, Gluten Free, Vegetarian, and Healthy Mix. We even offer a custom option that allows you to create your own like a 30 day cleanse approved menu. Use promo code BLOGJUN20 today and get $20 off your first order!

Our Summer Lunch Menu Highlights

lunchmenuSummer is thought of to be the season of relaxation, when the reality is that most of us have a lot going on. With planning family trips, to picking up the kids from camp, to even just lounging at the pool, there is always something that needs to get done. Unfortunately, your health and fitness goals usually end up taking a backseat. At Fresh ‘N Fit Cuisine, we don’t want that to be the case, so we offer you our new Summer lunch menus! Our 5 chef prepared menus give you a healthy option to make it easier to stay away from the drive-throughs and vending machines. Just like all of our other meals, our lunch menu offers carefully portioned dishes that are either 400 or 600 calories (Standard or Beast on our Paleo menu). When you only have an hour for lunch there’s no time to waste deciding what you’re going to eat. Update your daily routine today with our nutritionally balanced meals that start at only $44.99 for a 5 day lunch plan. That means for as little as $9.00 per meal, our 4 chefs will do all the cooking for you! No tip required!

A Few of our Favorites

Healthy Mix: Our traditional menu has a wide variety of dishes that are pork free, as well as a no beef/seafood option
  • Mahi Mahi Fish Tacos on Whole Wheat Tortillas with a Zesty Sauce Made of Low Fat Mayo, Chili Powder, Fresh Garlic and Lime Juice Served with Cilantro Slaw and Pinto Beans
  • Louisiana Style Chicken Sausage Gumbo Full of Fresh Vegetables Served with Cajun Red Beans and Brown Rice
Paleo: Organic, dairy & gluten free
  • Green Curried Shrimp Made with Garlic, Onions, Coconut Milk, Bell Peppers and Spinach Topped with Almonds Served Over Yucca with Snowpea and Cauliflower Medley on the Side
  • Citrus Marinated Chicken Breast Served with Roasted Golden, Red Beets and Wilted Greens on the Side
Low Carb: Perfect for individuals looking to fast track their weight loss program
  • Savory Turkey Bolognese Made with Parmesan Cheese and Roasted Garlic Served Over Baked Spaghetti Squash
  • Lemon Pepper Shrimp Cobb Salad with Bacon Crumbles, Low Fat Cheddar Cheese, Grape Tomatoes, Hard Boiled Egg, Chick Peas and Low Fat Ranch Dressing
Gluten Free: Offers a wide selection for those who want to reduce their gluten intake
  • Arroz Con Pollo Made with Lean Chicken, Yellow Rice, Tomatoes, Green Olives and Peas Served with Pinto Beans and Plantains
  • Caribbean Coconut Chicken Served with a House Made Mango Sauce, Jerk Spiced Coconut Cauliflower Rice and Cilantro Black Beans
Vegetarian: Our Lacto/Ovo menu offers delicious meatless alternatives that are low in fat and cholesterol
  • Risotto Cake Made with Green Beans, Mushrooms, Garlic and Parmesan Cheese Served with Wilted Spinach Flavored with Roasted Garlic. Savory Tomato & Basil Sauce on the Side
  • Peanut Crusted Thai Tofu Tacos Served on Whole Wheat Tortillas with Asian Slaw and Fruit on the Side
30 Day Cleanse Approved: As part of our Paleo (& Custom) Menu, these meals are been specifically prepared for a 30 day food cleanse
  • Moroccan Beef Stew Made with Carrots, Onions, Garlic, Celery and Figs Served with Harissa Cauliflower on the Side
  • Chipotle Springer Mountain Chicken Served with Green Leaf Lettuce Filets, Fresh Pico De Gallo and Grilled Peppers

Now is the perfect season to try us out! Use promo code BLOGJUN20 to get $20 OFF your first order!

Fresh ‘N Fit Cuisine’s Spring Menu Highlights

foodsnapshotsIt’s already May, so that means you’ve survived March Madness and Spring Break. All that’s left is summer vacation. Summer vacation??!? Already?!? Have you been sticking to your resolutions that you made WAY back in January? Well just in case you had a cheat week (or 2), we have some good news for you!

Our New Spring Menus are here

We’ve added more than 100 new meals and updated dozens more. Our portion and calorie controlled meals will keep you satisfied. Which means no overeating and no feeling stuffed!

Celebrate the relaunch of our Paleo menu

Since the launch of our Paleo menu last year, our culinary team has continued to come up with ways to improve upon one of our most popular menus. Based on YOUR feedback, our 4 chefs and in-house Registered Dietitian worked tirelessly to give you what you’ve been asking for:
  • You wanted a menu with pre-calculated macro nutrients? Done!
  • You wanted more food in our Standard and Beast portion size? You got it!
  • You wanted to be able to track your meals in My Fitness Pal? Boom! They’re in there!
With over 80 meals on our Paleo menu, you’ll never get bored of eating the same thing over and over. If you’ve been thinking about doing a food cleanse, we have some more good news for you! 70% of our Paleo meals are 30 Day Cleanse Approved! With such a huge selection of meals, hitting the wall will be a thing of the past.

gingerporkHere are a few of our favorites:

Healthy Mix: Our traditional menu has a wide variety of dishes that are pork free, as well as a no beef/seafood option

  • Shrimp Paella Made with Yellow Rice, Garlic, Onions, Saffron and Green Peas Served with Grilled Plantains
  • Asian Salisbury Steak Made with Hoisin Sauce, Fresh Green Onions & Ginger Served with Edamame Succotash and Wasabi Whipped Potatoes

Paleo: Organic, dairy & gluten free

  • Almond Beef Skillet Flavored with Sesame Oil Served Over Snap Peas, Carrots, Green Beans and Broccoli
  • Green Curried Shrimp Made with Garlic, Onions, Coconut Milk, Bell Peppers and Spinach Topped with Almonds Served Over Yucca, Snowpea and Cauliflower Medley on the Side

Low Carb: Perfect for individuals looking to fast track their weight loss program

  • Ginger Pork Stir Fry Flavored with Garlic, Rice Wine Vinegar and Sesame Oil Served Over Snow Peas, Red Peppers, Green Onions and Water Chestnuts (pictured) 
  • Mediterranean Stuffed Peppers with Lean Ground Beef, Feta Cheese, Spinach and Artichoke Hearts Served with Yellow Squash with Olives, Oregano, Lemon and Dill

Gluten Free: Offers a wide selection for those who want to reduce their gluten intake

  • Spanish Style Turkey Picadillo Made with Corn, Black Beans, Tomatoes, Green Olives, Raisins and Cilantro Served with Lettuce, Pico de Gallo, Low Fat Sour Cream and Guacamole
  • Bruschetta Chicken Made with Marinated Tomatoes, Basil Pesto and Balsamic Vinegar Served with Chef’s Choice Roasted Summer Vegetables

Vegetarian: Our Lacto/Ovo menu offers delicious meatless alternatives that are low in fat and cholesterol

  • Polenta Lasagna Made with Organic Red Mule Polenta, Fresh Mushrooms, Veggie Crumbles, Red Peppers, White Beans, Fresh Onions & Garlic and Parmesan Cheese Served with Roasted Vegetable Medley on the Side
  • Vegetable Risotto Made with Carrots, Green Onions, Parmesan Cheese, Mushrooms, Zucchini, Asparagus and Peppers Served with Stewed Zucchini & Tomatoes on the Side

30 Day Cleanse Approved: As part of our Paleo (& Custom) Menu, these meals are been specifically prepared for a 30 day food cleanse

  • Citrus Marinated Chicken Breast Served with Roasted Golden, Red Beets and Wilted Greens on the Side
  • Harissa Chicken Made with Roasted Red Peppers, Jalapenos and Garlic Served with a Butternut Squash Bake and Green Beans.

If you haven’t try our chef prepared meals before then now is the PERFECT TIME! Avoid the hassle of shopping, cooking, and cleaning because with all of our meals all you have to do is HEAT IT UP AND EAT IT UP!

Use promo code BLOGMAY20 and get $20 off your first order.