Where’s my cheese grater? Ultimate 10-day ‘Abs’ meal plan

Friend: “Oh hey, have you seen the cheese grater?”

You: Yes, it’s right here *lifts up shirt and points to abs*

If you are looking for that elusive six pack, you are going to have to look a bit further than crunches, planks and the treadmill. A good ol’ fashioned clean diet is what’s going to help make those bubbles pop so if you are looking to shed a few extra stubborn pounds here is the 10-day ultimate meal plan for you.

Ultimate 10-day Abs Meal Plan

Not only do these meals look good, they taste excellent too!
Not only do these meals look good, they taste excellent too!

Days 1, 4, 7, 10

Breakfast: cook 1/3 dry old-fashioned oats; mix in 1 scoop whey + 1/4 blueberries

Snack: 1/2 mixed vegetables + 3oz lean ground turkey topped with salsa

Lunch: 2 cups mixed salad greens with tomatoes and cucumbers + 3oz cooked chicken breast + 1 tsp olive oil & 1 tsp balsamic vinegar

Snack: 1/2 cup cucumber slices + 1/2 cup tomatoes + 3oz light tuna + mustard

Dinner: 1/3 cup cooked quinoa + 1tsp olive oil + 10 steamed asparagus spears + 3oz turkey break steak

Postworkout: blend liquid + 1 scoop whey protein + banana

Nutritional Info:

Moderate carb day; Calories 1,331; Protein 156g; Carbs 106g; Fats 35g

Days 2, 5, 8

Breakfast: scramble 2 eggs + 1/2 egg whites + 1/3 cup spinach; top with 2 tbsp salsa + sliced avocado

Snack: 1/3 cup hummus + 8 baby carrots + unlimited cucumber & celery sticks

Lunch: 2 cups mixed greens salad with veggies of choice + 4oz salmon (canned or fresh) + balsamic vinegar

Snack: blend 1 scoop whey + water + 1/4 berries + 1tbsp ground flax seed

Dinner: 1 cup sautéed courgette (zucchini) + 1 tbsp olive oil + 5oz any steam white fish

Postworkout: blend liquid + 1 scoop whey protein + 1/3 cup berries

Nutritional Info:

Low Card Day; calories 1,288; Protein: 142g; Carbs 60g; Fats 56g

Days 3, 6, 9

Eating clean doesn't have to be pricey- two days of meals can come to under £10
Eating clean doesn’t have to be pricey- two days of meals can come to under £10

Breakfast: 1 slice wholegrain toast, topped with 1 tbsp organic berry jam (tip, use my Superfood Jam Recipe here); 1 scoop whey + 8oz almond milk

Snack: small orange; 1 hard boiled egg + 3 scrambled egg whites (tip, if you are eating this snack at work, either make it in the microwave os swap the scrambled eggs for hard boiled egg whites)

Lunch: 2 slices wholegrain bread + lettuce + tomato + mustard + sliced turkey breast; 1 plum

Snack: 1 scoop whey protein + 8oz almond milk; 1/4 cup cashews

Dinner: small baked sweet potato + 1 cup steamed green beans + 5oz lean red meat

Posworkout: blend liquid + 1 scoop whey + small apple

Nutritional Info:

High Carb Day; Calories 1,624; Protein 158g; Carbs 165g; Fats 39g

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