It's Tuesday but it's not weigh day any more because the Tuesday Zoom group has been amalgamated with the Thursday group for now. That gives me two more days to work off last weeks atrocious gain!
If you stick with this post to the end, you will see that I've started keeping a record of the month's meals. That's because sometimes, when I sit down to plan, my mind just goes completely blank and I'm hoping that this, on just one sheet, will act as a memory prompt and start the ideas going.
(there are some gaps - I wasn't on plan every day)
I precooked a smallish jacket potato in the microwave and when it was cool, sliced it (it should be cut into cubes but I wasn't sure there would be enough to cover.
Turn the oven on to about 180 C.
I cut up two bacon medallions, removing a bit of fat left on, sliced one medium mushroom, halved five cherry tomatoes and weighed out half a can of baked beans.
The bacon, mushroom and tomatoes I cooked in some spray oil in a non stick pan.
First in the dish went a few sprays of oil, then the bacon and veg. I spooned over the beans and then placed the slices of potato on top with a bit of salt, not much as the beans are seasoned. Then sprayed over some oil and baked it all in the oven for about twenty to thirty minutes, to let the potato brown off a little bit. I ate it straight from the dish.
planned meals: 1242 cals
I also had an orange: 80 cals
However, I forgot to have the butter on the potatoes.
So the final total stays exactly the same!
B: sweet cinnamon eggy bread, strawberries and yogurt
Soak the bread in a beaten egg with cinnamon and sweetener and then fry in spray oil. Cut into fingers and serve with the fruit and yogurt for dipping.
one slice wholemeal = 70 cals
one egg = 78 cals
100g strawberries - 33 caks
50g raspberries = 27 cals
50g blueberries = 28 cals
100g yogurt = 60 cals
total = 270 cals
SW: half a heB
L: smoked basa with asparagus; apple, orange or pear
I saw the smoked basa in Sainsbury's and, as I rather like smoked fish, thought I'd give it a go. I guess I will steam both fish and asparagus.
basa = 142 cals
asparagus = 20 calories per 100g
fruit = 55 calories
total = 217 cals
D: chick pea burger, roasted 'ratatouille' with pasta; yogurt
My SE leader, Jennifer, gave me this idea, which I thought I'd try. Basically, it is simply roasted veg, then add some chopped tomatoes that have been simmered to thicken with some herbs. The burger is simply some mashed up chick peas with bits and bobs added, shaped and, probably, sprayed and baked as the oven will be on. Falafel in a different disguise.
As I haven't planned any healthy extra As today, I'll sprinkle 30g not-parmesan on the top
100 g chickpeas = 121 cals
50g pasta, raw weight = 176 cals
two tsps toasted sesame oil for roasting = 80 cals
30g hard Italian cheese = 116 cals
onion = 24 cals
pepper = 12 cals
courgette = 13 cals
mushroom = 7 cals
tomatoes = 10 cals
chopped tomatoes = 28 cals
yogurt = 80 cals
total = 667 cals
SW: the oil is four syns, the yogurt is half a syn and the cheese is one heA
Body Magic: allotment work
one heA and half a heB