People are digging out their green clothes, music will be played throughout the day, bin lorries and tractors are getting spruced up to appear in the local parade, pubs are stocking up ready for the many punters, the bacon and cabbage will be on the stove, lent will be ignored for a day, craic will … Continue reading Happy St Patrick’s Day!
If you could eat pancakes for breakfast lunch and dinner would you? If you think thats simply not possible and really unhealthy then let me prove you wrong. I've had the pleasure of trying some healthy pancakes over the past week so I can share them with you. I'll kick off with some pancakes similar … Continue reading Pancakes
If you would like to skip past my ramblings the recipe is at the bottom of the page. This week I've learned that when something is listed as "salad" on a menu doesn't necessarily mean its going to be a light healthy meal. On my travels to Dublin and Galway at the weekend I was … Continue reading Random Ramblings and Chicken Quinoa Courgette & Parmesan Pie
I've chosen a great week to join a weight loss group! Off to Dublin tonight, Galway tomorrow and its my birthday on Sunday! Nothing like a challenge. I've decided that although I do eat quite healthily I need to have the group side of things if I actually want to loose a bit of weight. … Continue reading Fab food and frolics (and banana chocolate oat muffins!)
I haven't posted a recipe for a while and thought as today (3rd February) is "Carrot Cake Day" that it would be the appropriate time to post my carrot cake baked oats recipe. I tried a couple of different versions of this and have come up with what is my favourite. I do love baked … Continue reading Carrot Cake Baked Oats
12 weeks left until this Miss becomes a Mrs! Both of us are rather relaxed about it all. Possibly too relaxed. (Apart from the other half's reaction to my weekly adjustment to the wee countdown chalkboard) At the beginning (Oct) we decided on a date, chose the band, the food and the venue and lots … Continue reading Wedding prep in full swing!
"Nothing tastes as good as skinny feels." This is something you will hear at many weightloss groups. I say Bullplop! I remember being skinny. I got teased for it. I used to eat Mars bars to try to put on weight. The jibes might have been lighthearted but they stayed with me. I think it … Continue reading Skinny Curvy Muscular Fat Tall Short Voluptuous Slender whatever way you see yourself. Be you, for you.