Thursday 15 August 2019

Thursday, 15-08-19

Good morning, everyone.

Yersterday's photo diary
Breakfast was muesli with fruit and yogurt.  I was still at my friend's home at that point.

Here's lunch.  It was tuna, tomato, cucumber and bean salad, it was delicious and I posted about it separately.  Half a tbsp of oil is three syns and I think I will use it more in salads - it does make a difference to have a bit of tasty oil based dressing and you need very little really.

Dinner was curried chicken cake with tomato sambal.  I've never had anything like the chickpea cake (not really a cake, it was savoury), it really was delicious and it was dead easy.  I will be making it again, for sure.  It was SW free and SP friendly too.

I'll post separately about it tomorrow as I reckon it's one of those very flexible things that can be used in different ways.

Today's plans:
B:  scrambled egg on a slice of toast
I haven't had this for ages and really fancy it.
SW:  half a healthy extra B for one small slice of toast

L:  fruit and yogurt
My usual weighday light lunch
SW:  free

D:  it's taster evening tonight so goodness knows what folk will bring which is why I am saving the rest of my healthy extras and all my syns.  I'm going to make some mini banana oat pancakes, make some sweet yogurt (I will strain some yogurt to make it thicker and add some vanilla and some stevia) and the idea is to take a mini pancake, top it with some yogurt, add a bit of fruit (like a raspberry or half a strawberry) and pop it in your mouth.  I might also take a bowl of tomatoes as I have so many!
This is what I picked when I got home yesterday.  And there were more tomatoes ready later in the day too.
Lovely, lovely fresh veg!

No snacks.  I have managed for over a week with hardly any snacks and it was OK so I shall go for it and 'feel the hunger', if there is any, knowing I will enjoy the next meal all the more for a bit of an appetite

Body Magic:  a walk, weather permitting.

Weigh in tonight.


  1. Morning Joy...ooh, I like the sound of that curried cake! I will look forward to the recipe. Look at all your lovely tomatoes....ours are still green (although we did plant them late).

    1. I'll get it up later on today. Your tomatoes will ripen in their own time. It's not something you can hurry and then they do get the idea there's no stopping them! Lovely fruit!

  2. I love chickpea cake/pancake. So easy to make and really versatile.

    1. That's what I thought. So delicious and, to me, quite new. I might make some mini ones in my egg pan at some point.

  3. You are doing really well Joy. I am looking forward to trying the chickpea cake if you could possibly post the recipe. I enjoy reading all your lovely tasty meals, it really does motivate me.

    1. Thanks, Cherie, that's such a lovely thing to say. xx

  4. We've had three lots of runner beans from the garden so far, and some rhubarb. The tomatoes aren't anywhere near ready. Despite all the sunshine and heat early on, nothing seems to have done terribly well is year. The 'cake' sounds intriguing.