Weight Loss. R.I.P. Captain Sir Tom Moore.

Good evening world, how are you all? Boy im shattered, yesterday tired me out, so I only did a small workout which I found quite difficult, I only did 24 mins and 1 second, now then, that 1 second counts haha, I really had to force myself into it, and consequently Iv spent the rest…

A tiring but productive day. 01/02/21

Hello everyone, Kalo Mina, welcome to the new month and the beginning of a brand new week. Today has got off to a really good start, I actually managed to get back to sleep this morning, and awoke just after 9am which is pretty good for me. I split my workout into 2 sections, as…

Food entry 18/01/21. Positive Thoughts.

Good evening to everyone around the world. I hope you have had a good day. It’s been a pretty good day today, despite being quite sore, the workout was painful and my stats are available in my previous post. Food: For lunch I had a bowl of watermelon and coconut yogurt, with 2 slices of…

A good day/ A good workout,16/01/21

Good evening everyone. How has your day been? I’ve been trying to write this post for an hour but kept stopping to sing along to who’s behind the mask, but it’s finished now so you now have my undivided attention lol. After 2 hours sleep, I ended up watching films in bed, so much for…

Apologies your comments were in my spam folder!!

Good evening everyone, I hope that you are all as well as can be?. Apologies: Sorry, but some comments have ended up in my spam folder, I really need to start looking at the spam folder and clearing it out more often as well as checking it, its something I don’t really do, but it…

Creamy Seafood Medley Recipe. With Tik Tok video…

Good evening my friends. How are you all doing? Well folks im back cooking again, but goodness I have forgotten so much, especially portion sizes, so the following recipe im going to post here for you is ample for 2 people!!!, we couldn’t finish it, I served it to each and even Neil with his…

Back to Reality, Eating well and some holiday pics.

Hi peeps, im finally back after 3 weeks in the sun, and back to cycling into outer space while writing to you wonderful people. Goodness those 3 weeks passed by way to quick, we had booked to return on the 30th, so i could get just another 10 days of sun into my bones, but…

Seafood Platter, My little reminder of Zakynthos.

I’ve been feeling a little homesick this week, from the Island of Zakynthos also known as Zante, so thought a fish platter may cheer me up a bit. Zakynthos is the 3rd largest of the Greek Ionian Islands. HERE You can find information relating to the church of St Dionisis / St Dennis Church on…

Trying on dresses. Food diary entry 09/06/20 Chit Chat.

Hello lovely peeps. How are you all today?, as well as well can be I hope? The day has sort of been an odd day in regards to time, I went back to bed at lunch time, although I tossed and turned sweating under the fan I was convinced that it was at least late…

BLM. A good day, and a joke goes wrong at my expense.

Good evening peeps. How has your day been? While I have turned all my other social media Black, I haven’t with this one, as this site is my let it all out tonic. Im not going to go into BLM as im sure you all know and have your own views, I just want to…

Its to early lol. Good Morning. Last night’s Tea/Dinner. Chat.

Good Morning everyone. Its a little after 5am, the sun is shinning, the seagulls are squawking, I have a coffee in hand and should still be in bed lol, I have a food delivery due between 6-8am, the only available slot, but becouse Iv got up you can guarantee it wont arrive till 8am lol….

Just saying Hi. Very Fresh Fish.

Good evening everyone, I hope you all had a lovely day and are enjoying the sunshine if you have it. I’m stuck indoors, Doctors orders, along with a carrier bag!! of meds….which is typical now that it’s going to be 25+ for the weather this weekend, just great when you have a temp, hopefully it…

Testing out my padded cycling shorts and chit chat.

This was published before it was ready, I hit the wrong button on my phone, so I think just another paragraph to go… Afternoon wonderful world wide friends. It’s a little bit windy here, so I’m definitely going to have to stay in, it’s still feeling quite warm though, to me it is. Yay my…

Diary Entry, Spider Cat!!, Chit Chat.

Morning peeps. Iv no food to report, in fact I can’t remember just what i’ve had the last couple of days, forget that Iv just looked on my app and pics and this is what we had tuesday night. 2 pork steaks sandwiched together with light mozzarella cheese, aubergine and courgette parmesan chips! roasted tomatoes,…

A Good Day and an Awesome Dinner. Exercise Getting Easier.

Thank you for stopping by and taking the time to read my blog, if you enjoy please press the star like button and hit the follow button 💖. How are you all? How has your day been? I awoke at an ungodly hour this morning, but im sure I slept pretty well last night for…

Air Fryer Healthy Zucchini Chips

Todays recipe is very simple easy and quick to make. Healthy Fish and Chips. Prep time 5 mins……Cook time about 15-20 mins will depend on the heat you use. The total calories for my lunch were 145 cals!!!! + about 20 cals for the 1 cal spray, I forgot to count them so just put…

A good day, Diary entry, Video call from grandson…

Good evening all how has your day been? What another glorious day it has been, the sun is so warm when the wind drops for a second or 2, I tried to sit in the garden for a bit this morning while the sun was on us but I kept getting hit in the face…

New Nails and a Great Day.

Good evening you lovely wonderful people how have you all been? Today has a been a rather good day, I popped back to bed for a bit this morning after my early delivery and awoke feeling rather refreshed now that hasn’t happened for a while so iv made the most of it, by sitting down…

Brilliant but tiring day. Food entry.

Evening peeps how are we all? Well I’m certainly feeling better again!!! for how long who knows…But goodness im feeling it tonight.. I was awoken at an ungodly hour by sophie again, she did her best to bring me my jumper that I had left on the dressing table for this morning, I was sneaking…

Orange and Hoisin Chicken Salad.

Another cheap and easy meal all the family can enjoy made from ingredients that you will have in your fridge and cupboard… This salad tastes great eaten either hot or cold, I have warmed up the chicken and sauce for mine. In brackets I will put the weight my ingredients were which gave me my…

Journal entry 02/04/2020 -3lbs

Evening all, hope you are all good as good can be. Pluses… Iv lost 3lb this week so that has made me feel good, iv changed from Kg to Ibs as you see more of a number drop in lbs, as I have no medical appointments until this virus is over I needed to see…

Easy Greek Style Stew

A very cheap and filling meal using ingredients that you probably already have in your cupboard, this recipe serves 1 but just times it by how many people you need it for. Easy Greek style stew with lemon roast potatoes Simple and easy to make, using only diced beef, shallots, mushrooms and tinned tomatoes and…

Diary Update Recipes by Email

Good morning everyone, wow we are in March already… where has the time gone? Happy March and hope you are having an awesome Sunday. Important things 1st, I have decided to try sending out my recipes by EMail, so if you see anything you like you can just send me a message on here or…

Saturday 25/01/20 Diary, Accident Prone!

Long read but funny. Yesterday was a relatively good day, despite all the injures I recieved, the morning started off good, but food was not to good, although when I started the day I had planned my food for the day. For breakfast I just had fruit and coffee then decided to sort out my…

Pork Apple & Mozzarella Burgers Recipe.

Makes 10 Burgers/Meatballs @ 65 Calories each. These burgers are super easy to make and can be frozen (see notes) to store in the freezer for a quick and easy meal. 400 g Lean Pork Mince 5% Fat 15g Chopped Spring Onions 55g Finely chopped Mushrooms 60 g Light Mozzarella. 60g Apple Grated (approx ½…

Green Soup!!! Recipe

I wanted to make a soup that was high in Iron with me being unwell lately, so using what I already had left in the veggie drawer I came up with this. This is a super easy and quick soup to make, perfect for those cold winter nights, eat as a snack anytime of the…

Bad day healthwise, Good day food wise.

Today’s been somewhat of a bad day health wise, I didn’t sleep much due to my head being so blocked up and coughing, its like jeez yukkkkk, iv been back to bed and had some help to have a bath but still feeling like poop, by hey tomorrow is another day. Food wise its been…

Good Day. Diary and Macros

I got back in the kitchen for a little bit today, and prepped a small breakfast, lunch and dinner, still not upto eating big meals yet though, feeling very happy about that. Finally feeling a bit more normal today, still very congested though im not sure if nose is saying sniff or blow lol, temperature…

Christmas Day N01 Cakes and Disasters haha

Good Morning Peeps. Oh My Goodness, I didn’t realise I had been away from you for sooo long, time really does fly by. Iv been in a whirlwind of medical appointments,( will talk about them at a later date when i get all my results back), this is a happy blog, sleeping, baking and prepping…

Mango Chutney Chicken Recipe.

Here is another chicken recipe for you to try, mine comes in at 382 calories, 32g Carbs, 5g fat, 47g Protein, To get your accurate calories you will need to weigh and count your own ingredients if not using my measurements. (I have made this one portion size to my needs). As Neil doesn’t need…

Good Evening, New Blog Layout.

Good evening peeps, I hope you have had a lovely day? Today has definitely been a lazy day, I think we’re all entitled to one of those every now and then. I popped a chicken in the oven and sat back with christmas films on again, while writing my previous blog, hugging mugs of hot…

Hello Friday, oops a small weight gain..Weekly diary update.

Hi my wonderful peeps, hope you are all good. What a roller coaster of a week it’s been. Phew I’m glad it’s Friday. I’m back again!! Not sure how long for though, I’m starting to feel a tad better, palpitations are slowing down every now and again, but the pain seems to be more constant…

Sticky Piggy Blankets with Vegetables

I Have kept the tradition of the pigs in blankets, I mean Christmas dinner isn’t dinner without pigs in blanket right? ✨ And boy they were amazing, bacon is one food i have kept away from on my journey so am really pleased its nearly christmas time lol,. These would work really well as a…

Vegetarian Garni.

These gorgeous parcels ( as told to me by my taste tester husband), were definitely a winner, I don’t like sweet potato but with the Mulled Wine sauce I really enjoyed them. They average out at, approx. 98 calories per garni. You do not need to stick to the weights I have used they are…

05/11/19 Diary Update

Good morning peeps. It’s another yuky damp morning, so I’m thinking it must be a kitchen day, I will definitely be making pans of soup, but not sure on what else yet, but i will keep you informed of any amazing low cal foods that i can make. These past few months have been really…

Christmas Party Platter. Low Calorie.

Are you watching your waistline this Christmas, but don’t want to be stood in the corner watching everyone else eating all the food while you just stand there drooling and salivating thinking one wont hurt then you hurl yourself at the buffet table and dive right in like a bull on heat ( that’s me)…

Sweet Healing Soup Recipe. Happy Halloween/Samhain Blessings.

Today i have created a soup which is perfect for celebrating halloween/ Samhain, it is perfect for those cold nights, to eat outside while enjoying the celebrations or snuggled up on the sofa, I will give you the recipe and also the health benefits of the soup, it is vegan friendly and naturally sweet, it…

29/10/19 food update diary.

Hello there, yesterday started off really good, then i was thrown out of keel, I began with my usual fruit and yogurt, then plans to make a couple of pans of veggie soup, Id prepped olivias and put it in the slow cooker for when she got home, then had a phone call saying the…

Good Morning Peeps, Winter has arrived.

Good morning peeps, Yep winter is finally on its way, it’s lovely and chilly this morning, im loving seeing the frost sparkle on the greenhouse, it’s so pretty, I managed to get out to the shops last night, I awoke about 4pm and felt I needed some air, I didn’t get to walk, but it…

Recipe Christmas Meatloaf

A juicy meatloaf made with Lean Turkey Mince, Cranberry Sauce and Winter Spices. This is made with store cupboard ingredients, and is best made in the morning and refrigerated for a few hours to make the meatloaf more solid, enjoy all those lingering winter smells. Serves 4 Calories Per Serving 241 Fat Per Serving 3g…

Good Morning. 27/09/19

Good morning I awoke at 5.15am after just a few hours sleep, what is going on with that???. So far I have prepped Tonight’s tea/dinner, I’m calling this one cheese and tomato chicken, served with roasted vegetables and sea weed kale, I’m in love with the seaweed kale, and it only takes about 3mins to…

Diary 24/25th September, why I watermark my photos.

Good evening Peeps. Hope your all good. Yesterday was a good day, ate well and kept within my calorie deficit, brekki was my usual yogurt and fruit, then it went wrong, I popped a couple of chicken breasts on to cook and totally forgot about them, they were rather burnt and very dry, so I…

A very productive day, excersise and food wise.

Good evening Peeps. To say I am feeling proud of myself is an understatement, I did my best walk ever, I wanted to reach the railway station but it was always around the next corner… Ha ha… Upped my pace every few minutes made sure that my heart rate was up, I must have looked…

13th September, Lucky for me… Healthy Eating Back on Track…

Today has been a really good day, certainly getting stronger each day, I managed a small workout and also a walk today, I am feeling stronger each day, just need tummy pain to go away now, but I have fought my way through it. Breakfast was great I could actually taste the yogurt, my taste…

Recap on aides to help you on your weightloss journey.

Are you doing a calorie controlled diet?, do you need to weigh and measure everything? Here i would like to show you some of the items that i have found invaluable in helping me to keep track of what i am eating. Firstly download the free My Fitness Pal app to your phone, it will…

My Ultimate Fish Platter and the Huge Mistake I made.

I wanted to create a special occasion fish platter, I absolutely adore seafood, I have made one previously which was just under 500 calories, but this one I wanted it to taste extra special with a few goodies in it, you know the type to celebrate a birthday or anniversary, or to just say thank…

What a week… Rain Tears and New Recipes..

This week has been full of ups and downs, some funny and some that have really rattled my cage ( though looking back now they were really really minor ), isn’t it crazy that when we calm down and look back were just like why did that little incident send me into a crazy, shreeking,…

Fruity Chicken Bake.

This recipe is very similar to my strawberry chicken bake, i have been playing around with fruit and meat to see what i can come up with, some work, some don’t, although the concept is similar the taste is different. Calories: 312 Carbs: 19.8g Fat: 6.1g Protein: 44.5g 40g Egg Plant 40g Courgette 30g Fresh…

Seafood Stir-fry

Even though this is a stir fry recipe I like to par boil my veggies and season well and leave for a few hours in the pan to allow all the flavors to mingle. Calories : 312 Carbs : 29.8g Fat : 4g Protein : 48.8g 180g Mixed seafood, either fresh or frozen (allow to…

New Week New Beginning

What a lovely day it has been today, the sun put in an appearance a bit different to Saturday where we played dodge the rain drops and hail stones. On Saturday it wasn’t supposed to rain till the afternoon so early morning we thought we would have a toddle to the supermarket via the river…

Monday Motivation

Happy Monday everyone, I hope you all have a great week, for those of you wanting to begin a lifestyle change Do it Today why put it off till tomorrow? Our greatest glory is not in never falling but in rising every time we fall…. Your lifestyle is your choice only you can make the…

Chicken and Strawberry Bake Recipe.

I wanted to create something to combine fruit, vegetables and meat, my strawberries where dying off and needed using, also to hide the taste of the egg plant and courgette as i’m not to keen on them. The meal turned out to be very filling and with the perfect balance of savory v’s sweet. Please…

Progress Pics, being brave.

Although i’m on week 8 this is my progress picture from week 7. I started at 124kg on 27/02/19. On 24/04/19 I weighed in at 112.6kg Down 11.8kg / 26lbs

Good Morning, Grandkids, Depression, Happiness, Sadness and Cancer.

Happy Friday everyone, it’s seems that the depression i have been feeling over the last couple of weeks is beginning to lift. I have definitely been to hard on myself, I couldn’t get excited when my nurse weighed me on Wednesday even though I have lost a massive 26lbs/11.8kgs..since I began my journey.  I felt…

New Blog Site.

Just a quick note, to say this is a new blog site, after fighting with the old one it was just easier to create a new one. There is a lot to be done to the page, it is looking as though my import from my old site has not brought the photographs with it,…

Easter Food. Junk Food or a Guilty Pleasure?

The Easter weekend is now over, Phew.. not something I used to say though, Easter would continue over the next few weeks with lots of creamy chocolate eggs to eat whenever I liked and soft moist cakes decorated with mini chocolate eggs, sugar flowers and chicks oh so yummy and gooey, that lovely leg of…

Happy Sunday.

Feeling really good right now, I’m down to 114.1kg which is really good as i was 124.4kg when i started my lifestyle change just over 6 weeks ago. Also happy as this Sunday i have managed to make a roast chicken Sunday dinner for less than 400 Calories!!! yep feeling mighty happy about that, especially…

Aides to help you begin your lifestyle journey.

This i would say is the hardest and most time consuming part of beginning your lifestyle change, Having to weigh and calculate your food and inputting data. ( don’t worry there is an app that will do your calculations for you) – (see below). Learning about portion control in my opinion is a must, please…

Fruity Salad.. Summer in a Bowl!!!(free recipe)

Serves 1. Calories 74. Carbs 14.5 grams. Fat 0.1 grams. Protein 3.4 grams. What is nicer than lounging on a garden chair with a good book and a bowl of summer delight, with the warm sun gently on your skin. This colourful bowl is brimming with sweetness and juicy fruit and can be whipped up…