Good morning, everyone.
I thought it might be worth mentioning why I'm not doing weigh ins for a few weeks.
I noticed a behaviour pattern developing, a very common one, I believe, whereby the day of a weigh in it's as if the brakes come off. It's actually turned into a full on binge a few times, something I haven't really been bothered with for quite a time. That, in its turn, sets up cravings which make the weekend difficult too. Not a good pattern.
What they say about unwanted patterns of behaviour is to change the setting, if you can, so that's what I've done - changed the setting.
Yes, I'm monitoring things, but I'm not 'weighing in' formally. I don't have to as far as SW membership is concerned; one weigh in every eight weeks is required of target members.
It honestly does seem to be helping at the moment which I am very pleased about, and it will be interesting to see what happens when I do a formal weigh in again.
So that's why . . .
I made the coleslaw by shredding some cabbage and some carrot, mixing in three level tbsp lighter than light mayo, some garlic granules and some mustard powder and then chopping and mixing in half an apple, chopped. It's made enough for three portions so half a syn per portion.
This is what I will do.
I will weigh out 15g oats and blend them finely. To them I will add 100g Greek yogurt and some milk, plus a mixture of fruit. Today I have kiwis to use up plus pear, strawberries and maybe some blueberries, also some skinny syrup of choice. I will blend the lot together and slacked with enough milk to get the texture/thickness right, bearing in mind that the oats continue to thicken afterwards as they absorb the moisture. I will leave the lot in the fridge for an hour or so for the oats to thicken and the flavours to develop.
It's so nice made like that. Filling too, whatever SW might say about blended fruit not having as much of a filling factor!
I had originally planned this for breakfast until I decided I fancied a smoothie too.
I will cut off all the visible fat and slow roast it in a bit of stock and some mint, seeing as my garden mint has started growing again now. I have just a bit of gravy in the freezer from last Sunday so I will mix that into whatever juices come off the lamb.
I just love slow roasted lamb.
half a healthy extra A
one healthy extra B
There are three kinds: chicken, tomato and ricotta; chargrilled vegetables and olive; and ham, mushroom and garlic spinach. I think they are all lovely although, like many bought pizzas, they are improved if you add just a bit more cheese!