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Fat burning meal hacks
The term 'hack' is being used a lot lately. While it used to have a negative connotation, these days to 'hack' is to find a quicker, easier and more effective method for achieving a goal.



There are life hacks (like packing Christmas ornaments in empty egg cartons), food hacks (like placing a handful of cherry tomatoes between two plates and using a knife to halve them all in one fell swoop), and as I'll share with you today, fat loss hacks.



Fat loss hacks are ways of doing everyday things, like eating, in a way that promotes fat loss and blocks fat storage. Sounds pretty great, right?!

 Here are my 7 most effective Fat Burning Meal Hacks...



Fat Loss Hack #1: Cauliflower Rice

Serve shredded, sautéed cauliflower as rice, rather than traditional brown or white rice. You can even add your favorite spices and flavor additions as you do with traditional rice.

Fat Loss Hack #2: Vegetable Noodles

There are many ways to create and enjoy noodles made from vegetables, rather than noodles made from grains. The veggie noodles are a hundred times less fattening than grain-based noodles, so what are you waiting for?! Use a spiral slicer to turn zucchini or butternut squash into noodles; bake a spaghetti squash and scrape out those nature-made noodles; or simply use a traditional veggie peeler to create long noodle strips from zucchini.

Fat Loss Hack #3: Lettuce Wrapped

By simply replacing your sliced bread and buns for large pieces of lettuce, you’ll quickly eliminate a couple hundred empty calories from each meal. Once you get used to the crunch of the lettuce you’ll enjoy your new style of sandwich and burger even more than the traditional way.

Fat Loss Hack #4: Protein Powder


Did you know that protein powder can be used in many recipes to increase the protein? Replace a portion of the flour in your pancakes with high quality protein powder and you’ll see how delicious it tastes while being so much healthier for you. At Zone we have a protein powder that is only 3 ingredients, plant based and has zero sugar! Great to add to cooking!

Fat Loss Hack #5: Coconut Oil

Replace the vegetable oil in your kitchen with coconut oil, and enjoy benefits such as increased fat burning and reduced appetite. In addition, you’ll be avoiding the pitfalls of other, less healthy oils and fats. Coconut oil can be used in virtually any recipe – both stove top and baking.

Fat Loss Hack #6: Stop Trying to Figure Out Sweeteners

Just get rid of all sweeteners. When you need something sweet reach for a piece of whole fruit. Avoid sugar and move on. And yes, all sweeteners count even those without calories and "natural." All sweeteners produce and insulin response. Insulin is a fat storage hormone.

Fat Loss Hack #7: Water


Replace high calorie beverages with crystal clear water. This simple hack could quite possibly change your life. If high calories, sugar-laden beverages make up a significant part of your daily calories then switching to water will swiftly induce fat loss. 

And yes, this includes diet drinks! In fact diet drinks not only still cause your body to store fat but they also are terrible for your brain. Get rid of them.

Start using these Fat Burning Meal Hacks today and enjoy a leaner physique. Let me know when your jeans start to feel loose around the waist!

 A consistent, challenging exercise program, like the ones that I provide for my clients, is the only way to achieve and maintain your ultimate fat loss goal.

If you're on the fence about starting one of my programs today then call or email for the details.

 Let Zone be your #1 secret weapon in fat loss.

SAVE THE DATE: 2ND ANNUAL BOOathlon
You'll want to make sure you save the date for this years BOOathlon.

Saturday, October 29th at 8:30 AM

Participants will form teams or race individually. Race includes Spinning and Running/Walking.

More information and registration coming soon.

Mark your calendars. This is our most fun event of the year because...WE DO IT ALL IN COSTUME!!

(Reminder for those of you already planning - no glitter please!!)

BOOathlon: 10/29/16 at 8:30 AM
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615-754-ZONE
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Your Ticket to Get Fit!
Come give Zone's fitness program a try. We have the whole fat loss equation down to a science, and I’d love nothing more than to help you achieve your fitness goal.

Zone workouts have been known to burn up to 500 calories at a time, so what are you waiting for?

Let’s do this!

Easy Chopped Chicken Salad
If you haven’t yet added frittatas to your dinner rotation then here’s the perfect recipe to start with. While this recipe calls for kale and tomatoes, frittatas can be made with whatever vegetables and meat you have on hand, simply chopped and thrown in to the egg mixture. It’s a great way to high protein and filled with nutrients. Enjoy!

Servings: 6

Here’s what you need…
  • 6 eggs
  • 4 egg whites
  • ¾ teaspoon sea salt
  • ½ teaspoon black pepper
  • 3 Tablespoons nutritional yeast (optional - available at Kroger)
  • ½ teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 2 cups kale, destemmed and chopped
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
Instructions:
  1. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F.
  2. In a large bowl whisk the eggs, egg whites, sea salt, black pepper, nutritional yeast and oregano.
  3. Coat an 8-inch oven-safe skillet with the olive oil. Place over medium heat and add the kale and tomatoes. Cook for 4 minutes, until soft. Swirl in the egg mixture then remove from heat.
  4. Transfer the skillet to the oven and bake until set, about 20 minutes. Slice into wedges and serve. Enjoy!
Nutritional Analysis: One serving equals: 116 calories, 5g fat, 323mg sodium, 6g carbohydrate, 2g fiber, and 12g protein

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