How to swim through the New Year as a new you!

Did you know the first two weeks of January are the busiest weeks of the year at health clubs? A lot of people start the year by “turning over a new leaf” when it comes to taking better care of themselves. The problem is, of those who make New Year’s resolutions with gym memberships, about 80% lose their enthusiasm by mid-February.

Establishing an exercise routine can be tough. It takes discipline. However, there is an easier (and more enjoyable) way to take good care of your body. It begins with what you put into it, because nutritious food is the cornerstone for improving your physical condition and the vitality of everyone in your family.

Protein is essential to everyone’s nutritional well being. On planet earth, some of the finest sources of lean, high-quality protein and other key nutrients come from fish and seafood. Nobody serves up that tasty nutrition better than Morey’s.

In addition to providing protein, Morey’s products contain valuable Omega-3 fatty acids. Studies have proven that adding Omega-3s to your diet may decrease your risk for heart disease, certain cancers, stroke and Alzheimer’s disease. Given these findings, it’s not surprising that the American Heart Association encourages two servings of fish or seafood per week in their dietary recommendations.

Luckily for all fish and seafood lovers, something that’s this good for our bodies is also equally delicious. Morey’s marinated salmon, mahi mahi and tilapia are great examples. There are so many distinct flavors available, you can have Morey’s twice a week and never lose your craving for its delectability! The marinade creations include flavors like: Lemon Parmesan, Wood Roasted, Seasoned Grill, Garlic Cracked Pepper, Lemon Dill, Pineapple Mango, Sweet Mango and Garden Pesto.

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New Year. New You. Eat better in 2015.

So as you kick off 2015, make a pledge to enjoy a Morey’s meal twice a week. Plan two particular days of the week to make fish and seafood days. Many opt for one of them to be Saturday, because it’s a relaxing weekend day when the family can gather around the table to share good food and conversation.

Take a poll from all the hungry eaters in your house to determine which signature marinades they prefer for Saturday’s meal. This will help you select the ideal side dishes to accompany your fish. For example, many Morey’s fans have reported that the refreshing citrus zest of the Lemon Dill Salmon goes great with the nutty richness of squash and asparagus. Another flavor, like Morey’s Garlic Cracked Pepper Salmon, really complements fresh green beans, wild rice and a nice buttery chardonnay as a wine pairing.

Whichever initial day you decide is “seafood day,” pick the next to be a few days later. So if you make Saturday special with Morey’s, then choose Tuesday or Wednesday for your other day. It’s a very easy and tasty routine to get into!

Remember that the way you prepare each Morey’s dish will add even more uniqueness to your meal events. Bake it, broil it, grill it… it’s up to you, and every method imparts a different quality to the fish. If you’re crunched for time on a particular day, Morey’s is quick and easy to microwave too – just minutes from freezer to table! Every package contains the perfect serving size for a meal, with all the savory marinade sealed in with the fish. Morey’s has done all the work for you and your busy lifestyle.

As you embark on a year of better eating, you can choose to keep track of your progression. Maybe monitoring your weight is important. Perhaps gauging your general wellness (on a daily 1-10 scale of how you “feel”) is a strategy you’ll find helpful. Whichever track you take, eat great food throughout 2015 and make it a wonderful year!

Good luck and bon appétit.

 

Morey’s Shrimp Creations™ — Seafood in Quick Easy Meals

Morey’s Shrimp Creations™ offers convenient meals at home, made with restaurant-quality seafood. You can prepare Shrimp Creations in minutes using a microwave, as featured in the video, on the stove top, or in the oven. If you have a busy schedule, and are looking for a quick meal that is low-fat, rich in nutrients, and omega-3 acids, frozen seafood like Shrimp Creations is the perfect addition to your diet. Need more health benefits? Shrimp Creations is also low in calories, trans fat free, and gluten free! To learn more about shrimp creations visit http://moreys.com/products/shrimp-creations, or visit http://moreys.com/contact-us to find a retailer near you.

SeaShare and Ocean Trust: Morey’s Gives Back with Seafood Products

 

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Since its inception in 1937, Morey’s Seafood has been committed to providing families with high quality seafood products. But what does that really mean? Morey’s believes that it is not enough to deliver great tasting, easy to prepare seafood; sustainability and community outreach must also be priorities. The company’s vision is to put a wide variety of delicious, nutritious seafood on tables across America, while nurturing the community and protecting the environment. To that end, Morey’s has partnered with SeaShare and Ocean Trust, in order to promote responsible harvesting of seafood products, and find a way to give back.

SeaShare

While there are hundreds of organizations around the country and the world that focus on ending world hunger, SeaShare is the only one that focuses solely on seafood products and the seafood industry as a source of nutrition for hunger relief. The organization coordinates and combines donations from seafood distributors and wholesale seafood companies who want to give back to the community. Since the program began in 1994, more than 150 million meals have been provided to Feeding America’s food bank network—that’s more than 25 million pounds of seafood!

Morey’s Seafood is a proud donor of quality seafood products to SeaShare. In order to qualify as a seafood product donor for the SeaShare program, we had to prove that our sources are sustainable and that we responsibly utilize our marine resources. Our fresh seafood is indeed obtained responsibly, so we eagerly became a SeaShare donor as soon as we realized all the good that organization is doing!

Ocean Trust

This organization is all about keeping the public in touch with the reality of good and bad sustainability advice. The chairman of Ocean Trust proclaims that “rebuilding stocks through management is the key to sustainability, not campaigns that confuse consumers.” Ocean Trust has received six national awards for its wildlife and marine conservation efforts, and will continue its efforts to make real information available to the public.

Morey’s is proud to be considered a “Coastal Patron” with Ocean Trust. We want consumers to know which seafood products from certain fisheries are truly sustainable and which species are actually endangered, which is specifically why we endorse the important work done by the Ocean Trust organization.

To learn more about Morey’s seafood products, visit www.moreys.com.