Healthy eating (some tasty ideas inside)
I figured with the heaviness of the last post I did, about emotional abuse in a relationship (link is here), that I thought I should do one on the lighter side.
As you may not or may know, I am on a health kick and have been since January. Its been a while since I wrote about it.
My favourite thing to blog about was smoothies, you can find all the recipes below:
I firstly identified the meal that I felt was the unhealthiest. Surprisingly it was Lunch at work. I was guilty of picking up crisps, chocolate, a sandwich because it was quick and simple. But I was still hungry afterwards so I would snack on biscuits and other stuff at work.
But I found that preparing the meal the night before led to be being able to create this badboy -
A lovely grilled chicken and cos cos salad (also featuring some homemade low fat potato and onion salad). It's tasty, its colourful, its got five- a day goodness and it fills me up!
(for those wondering the salad features:
Peppers of various colours
Grilled chicken breast
Spicy cous cous
Homemade potato salad)
The best part is -in making this salad in bulk - it is encouraging my partner to join in. We are shaking things up a little - different flavours in cos cos and last week we had bbq chicken.
Another up side, I'm starting to enjoy cooking and preparing meals again - at one point I saw it as a chore
The next thing I've made is Potato Burgers. I was looking for a different way to use the potatoes that I currently have sitting in the kitchen.
This was a really easy dish to make - all you need is
A diced onion
A couple of mashed potatoes
A cup of Plain flour
Half a teaspoon of Salt
Just mix the above until you get a batter and roll it into little burger shapes. Take your burger and place it in a pan until brown on both sides.
Then enjoy in any way that you want to eat them! They are a healthier alternative to meat. I think next time I'll add some spice to them or maybe some cheese to add further flavour
So these are just a few things I've tried - along with exercise and so on.
Let me know if you are on a health kick