Realistic Resolution Challenge and Gorton’s Grilled Seafood Review, Giveaway, & Recipe

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Gorton's Grilled Seafood Review. Click the picture to see the review and a recipe!While I do not make specific New Year’s Resolutions, I do set small, monthly goals for myself each year. This year my goals include to become more organized and healthier. I like to bite off small pieces at a time and having helpful tools can make all the difference. One way I am working to be healthier is by organizing meals so we eat out less (plus, this can save us money!) Gorton’s and the SparkPeople Realistic Resolutions Challenge have been a great help lately!

The 30-day Realistic Resolution Challenge is the perfect place to start if you are wanting to start a new, healthy lifestyle.  Each day, for 30 days, you will receive an email with a challenge. Each challenge is simple to do and there are some great resources and information included. You can log in every day and collect points for completing the challenge as a way to encourage you in your goals. 

Some examples of challenges you will see on this program are drinking more water to curb snack cravings, swapping out chicken or beef with fish twice a week, and knowing how big your servings should actually be. I signed up a few days ago and have been trying to check in and change how I plan for that day.

You can participate in this 30-day challenge too and start your year off on the right foot! Go HERE to sign up for free!

Gorton’s Grilled Seafood has been helping with my nutritious-eating challenge. Most often we eat beef or chicken for dinner, but I have been able to easily substitute out for tilapia and salmon with the help of Gorton’s.

What I Love

Gorton’s frozen fish fillets are so convenient and easy to prepare. All I had to do to make a delicious lunch or dinner was to take the fish from the freezer, pop it in the oven, and let it cook. They are already prepared and pre-seasoned so I don’t have to do those extra steps.

These taste great! Frozen fish that is pre-prepared sometimes makes me nervous. I have had too many experiences with hidden bones and mushy texture. To my delight, I found Gorton’s Grilled to be just what I had hoped for. It tasted amazing by itself and in recipes, it didn’t have the “fishy” taste I really don’t like, and it had a delightful flaky texture as it is supposed to. It honestly tasted better than some of the fish I have had at popular restaurants and it was so much less expensive!

One of my other goals this year is to slowly try to take gluten out of my diet, so it works out perfectly that the grilled varieties are gluten free! Varieties include Regular Fillets (Lemon Pepper, Garlic Butter, Lemon Butter, Cajun Blackened, Italian Herb), Salmon (Classic, Lemon Butter), Tilapia (Roasted Garllic & Butter, Signature, Lemon Peppercorn), and Haddock (Signature.) My favorites so far are the Signature Tilapia and Classic Salmon.

What I’m Not Huge On

The only thing I had an issue with was that the top of the fillet held a lot of liquid (oils is what I am thinking) after being cooked. I scraped it off, no problems, but I would have preferred it to have a little less of that.

Overall, I love these fillets. They are an easy way to get some omega-3 fatty acids and lean protein in your diet and a nice break from the usual meats. The varieties I have tested have all tasted amazing and healthy, homemade meals so much more achievable for me.


Bonus Recipe:

Grilled Tilapia with Cucumber Relish

Gortons Grilled Tilapia with Cucumber Relish. Click the picture to view the recipe.

What You Need

  • 2 fillets Gorton’s Signature Grilled Tilapia, cooked
  • Noodles, cooked (I used green tea noodles, but you can use regular or gluten free varieties)
  • 1/4 cup cucumber, minced
  • 1 teaspoon fresh cilantro, chopped
  • 1/2 fresh lime, zest and juice

Directions

1. Combine the cucumber, cilantro, a pinch of lime zest, and a drizzle of lime juice.

2. Place the fillet atop the noodles, top with cucumber relish, and drizzle on the rest of the lime juice. Enjoy!

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100 Comments

  1. I would love to win this to help kick-off the new year!

  2. Cajun Blackened sounds really good. I like a lot of flavor.

  3. Those look so yummy! I love the grilled gortons products and with a baby due soon I’ll have a lot of work to do so the ease would be awesome! (Not to mention the work out video being super helpful for post baby flab!)

  4. I just love your recipes – thanks for another great one! and the Gorton’s products look delicious!

  5. I’d like to try the artisan fillets

  6. Mmm lemon buttered salmon! I would sooo love this giveaway to get me going in the right direction 🙂

  7. Salmon Classic, Lemon Butter.

  8. I am most interested in trying the grilled salmon

  9. I would like to try the beer battered fish

  10. Love your recipe – looks healthy and fresh! I can’t wait to try it!

  11. Oh I would love to try their Garlic Butter Grilled Fillets! Those look so good! YUM I love that they have a selection of gluten free ones for me!!! Yeah!

  12. I would love to try the Beer Battered Fillets.

  13. I want to get the grilled salmon or crunchy fillets.

    • Grilled salmon is awesome! Trying the crunchy fillets soon too and I am sure they will be tasty! Thank you for entering!

  14. I would like to try the grilled wild salmon.

  15. I want to try the Salmon Classic, Lemon Butter.

  16. The Beer Battered Fillets are my choice.

  17. I love their shrimps!!!

  18. I need a jump start on fitness in the new year!

  19. I want to try the Roasted Garllic & Butter tilapia.

  20. i would like to try the Cajun Blackened

  21. Cajun blackened sounds amazing!

  22. I would love to try the Garlic Butter Grilled Fillets, I think this might be one of those few things I could cook that my daughter might eat without complaining or having something different than us lol

  23. I Want to try the simply Baked Tilapia

  24. I would like to try the Lemon Butter Salmon.

  25. I am most interested in trying the Roasted Garllic & Butter tilapia.

  26. I would like to try the Lemon Buttered Salmon first.

  27. I’d like to try Crunchy Breaded Fish Fillets.

  28. I would like to try the Beer Battered Fillets.

  29. I would try the haddock first.

  30. I would like to try the tilapia first.

  31. The Lemon pepper would be the first Id try.

  32. I would like to try the Lemon Buttered Salmon first.

  33. I would first like to try the Shrimp Scampi!

  34. i love the grilled fish ty 😉

  35. I would like to give the Grilled Tilapia.

  36. I want to try the grilled salmon

  37. It’s a toss up between the Signature Tilapia and the Blackened Cajun

    • Signature Tilapia is soo good! I will be trying the Blackened Cajun soon and looking forward to it! Thanks for entering!

  38. I would like to try the lemon buttered salmon!

  39. I want to try the Grilled Tilapia.

  40. I’d like to try the grilled tilapia

  41. I’d like to try the Lemon Buttered Salmon first. I’m a huge Salmon lover. Thanks!

  42. I would love to give their grilled sallmon a try.

  43. I have been wanting to try the roated garlic and herbs for awhile now but the lemon salmon looks great too!

  44. I’d like to try the grilled tilapia. I’m not a big fish fan but the rest of my family would love it!

    • You know, I’m not a big fish fan either, but I really love their salmon and the Signature Tilapia is amazing! Thanks for entering!

  45. The Cajun blackened sounds sooooo good

  46. Lemon Butter Salmon!

  47. I’m not a huge fish fan but the way you made it looks amazing!

    • I’m not a huge fish fan either, but it really was so good and with the noodles and the topping it didn’t taste fishy at all!

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