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…

Exhausted but feeling accomplished, diary entry 05/04/2020

Hello everyone, hope your all as well aswell can be. Its seems as though I had a really good night’s sleep last night, but not so much for neil as apparently I was snoring a lot ooopppsss, sorry. It took quite a bit to get out of bed, boy was I stiff and sore, ouch,…

Food Diary update 31/03/2020

Good evening all how has your day been? what are you doing to keep the boredom at bay during this lockdown? I’m pleased to say that today has also been a good positive day, lets hope im on the up for a bit. Down to the nitty gritty.. Breakfast was my usual of fruit, honey…

Diary 19/01/20 It’s been a good day.

Good evening my wonderful peeps, I hope this finds you all well? if not I hope you are soon well x What a glorious but cold day it has been, everywhere was white with jack frost…also I have seen some amazing sky photographs today, it truly was a beautiful sunrise and sunset, Iv include another…

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…

Quick update, lunch and feeling good.

All went well at the docs on Monday, im now back on the HRT after a 6 year break, Im a little wary about being back on due to family medical history and my liver problems, but my LFTs have been good for a while, Im no longer diabetic or even pre diabetic!!, my blood…

Weight Gain….uh oh, birthday and decisions.

Good Morning peeps. Brrr its getting chilly now in the mornings, it really does feel as though winter is on its way, although this morning is not as cold as the pass 2 mornings, but defiantly time to put on those winter pj’s, I had my best sleep last night in ages only woke up…

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…

Weight Loss progress pictures

I thought it was about time i uploaded some progress pics ( i know i said next week ), but i’m quite nervous about showing off my self, and while i thought i could do it, it was time to get at it, ( also i only have a couple of before pics so not…

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,…

I’m back…

Well it’s been quite a few weeks since I was last on here, but I’m back for a while (keep fingers crossed). The last couple of months have been bloody hard work, not being able to do much, not being able to spend time in the kitchen, not being able to create new foods let…

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…

Progress Pics Weeks 8-10

I was starting to feel a bit disheartened this week as the scales were barley moving, but yet i could feel my clothes getting looser, being a larger than life lady, my staple wardrobe items consist of pyjamas leggings and tee shirts, you know the practical comfy options!!!. Time to dig out the sensible clothes,…

Baked Basa Fillet Dinner Meal

177 Calories 11.9 g Carbs 2.7 g Fat 22.3 g Protein 110 gr Basa Fillet 40 gr Carrots 20 gr Egg Plant 20 gr Courgette 20 gr Green Beans 20 gr Sugar Snap Peas 65 gr Cauliflower 60 gr Chestnut Mushrooms 1.2 oz Sweet Onion 40 gr Spinach 6 Sprays Fry Light Coconut Oil Seasoning….

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…

I’m in the bath at home, yes blogging from my bath, I’m in the bloody bath, I can not remember when I last had a bath!!! (I do shower), the only baths I have are in my yearly visit to the big bath otherwise known as the Ionian sea… The warm water really helps to…

Me and my Veggies.

How good do these veggies in the picture look?. How many of you are going Yuk?.., just as i once did. Now i’v never been one who likes to eat all her vegetables, that was until i discovered the fresh straight from the earth to your basket kind, the difference in the size and the…

Week 5-6 what a nightmare..

Week 5-6 was bloody hard work, the last week was a nightmare, it was very hard to get through, but iv made it just, thoughts of negativity and can’t do this, moods swings and a general feeling of malaise. Where did it go wrong? I woke up Sunday morning feeling so ill and the room…

Portion Distortion (Mind Games?)

What is┬áPortion Distortion? You will read lots of things on the internet about portion control, so this is just a quick note on what it means to me. One of the things i have learnt about while embarking on my lifestyle journey was my portion size, gosh it was huge, i just had to fill…

Baked Fruit. (Serves 1)

165. Calories. 31.2 g Carbs. 0.4 g Fat. 6.5 g Protein. Half a firm Pear. Half a Plum. Juice from half an Orange. Mixed Spices. 50 g of Total 0% Greek Yogurt. 10 g of Runny Honey. Half a teaspoon of Vanilla Extract. Arrange the fruit in an oven/hob proof dish and sprinkle over mixed…

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

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…

Hello…

Hello and Thank you for taking the time to stop by. Please join me on my weigh-loss journey and to leading a healthier lifestyle. Here i will share my ups and downs and be as honest as possible ( I’m thinking some words may not be allowed… lol). I will also share some of my…

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…

Where do I start?

CONGRATULATIONS On deciding to change your lifestyle, and looking forward to a NEW YOU with so many health benefits. All lifestyle plans can come with some side effects, so please read the list below: POSSIBLE SIDE-EFFECTS: Weight-loss. More Energy. More self Loving of Yourself. Lower Blood Pressure. Reversal of Type II Diabetes or better Management….

Greek style gyros low cal low fat

Tonight’s tea was a winner, I have worked out how to make a low cal low fat gyros plate, with less than half the calories of a standard gyros wrap. We absolutely love Greek food, can not get enough of it, but for someone who’s now loosing weight a few thing have had to be…

4 Weeks In.. oh yeah.

So i was off to check in with my nurse today, Oh My God i was shaking with nerves had i done enough to put me on the right track had i at least lost a couple of lbs, the dietitian had set me a target weight of 118kg to be reached in 3 months….