I’m feeling a lot better after the awful migraines of the past few days, and my energy levels are definitely up. I can’t quite believe I’ve got this far without really missing the dairy or bread which is such a big part of my normal diet. I’ve had no tea or coffee and have upped my water intake. My morning protein shakes are keeping me satisfied until mid-afternoon. A small snack is enough to keep me going until dinner at around 7.30pm Continue reading “Day 4 – cauliflower rice”
I knew this wasn’t going to be a great day. I was booked to take my gorgeous little grandson for his one-year jabs. I know he has to have them but I hate thinking of those needles puncturing his perfect skin.
We both had a good breakfast of porridge – mine with almond milk, he with full fat cows milk and yogurt. I do love porridge. It has to be one of the most perfect foods. With chopped apple, a few nuts and anything else you fancy. If I need a bit of sweetness I add a little swirl of coconut nectar (divine) or chopped up dried fig (decadent). Continue reading “Day 3 – Heartbreaking….”
Ling, ling, ling. Ling till you can’t ling any more.
It may not be the most attractive fish, and, as a member of the cod family, best eaten occasionally, but it does taste good.
Ling is not commonly eaten in the UK but is popular in Europe and USA. Some varieties grow pretty enormous and very ugly.
Why am I “linging” today? Because that was the main ingredient in my first Mindful Chef dinner. Continue reading “Day 2 – I’d like to teach the world to Ling……”
It’s arrived. Exciting!
Almond milk is trendy, healthy and expensive. Let’s try making it ourselves.
Easy peasy, iemon squeezy!
My journey to healthy eating began on a Monday morning (as all projects do!) with enthusiasm and excitement. My morning shake was a blend of:
- 1 scoop chocolate vegan protein powder
- 1 scoop vanilla vegan protein powder
- frozen spinach
- powdered phytonutrients
- fibre boost
- homemade almond milk
Doesn’t sound the most tasty combo but I have to say it was actually pretty delicious. Continue reading “Day 1 – When the cook’s away…..”