To avocado or not to avocado

Avocados.  They are everywhere these days; and they are touted as a good fat and amazingly good for you.

What’s that you say – a good fat, do they even exist?  For years we have been told fat is bad for us, yet we need fat to live and yes, there are good sources of fat. Continue reading “To avocado or not to avocado”

Week 14 – Slimming World & weight loss update

I’m so rubbish at these weekly updates – but it’s been an awesome week after a few up and down ones where I’ve struggled to get my head back into the game.

So I decided last week to really try and stay on plan and do the best I could – I also took advice from my consultant who very wisely said that 7 days is a long time, and to think about the week as 21 meals; which really resonated with me. Continue reading “Week 14 – Slimming World & weight loss update”

Why a full-fat cheesecake should be just that

It’s that time of year in the realm of Slimming World where the Christmas countdown begins and that can only mean one thing.

Taster week.

The though fills me with dread.  I’m expecting a table full of scan-bran cake and jelly sweets made from no-fat yoghurts. Continue reading “Why a full-fat cheesecake should be just that”

Weigh in Wednesday – Week Four update

I’m very behind – apologies – life has been a little hectic and my brain frazzled so consider this weeks two and three as well as four…

Four weeks in and I’m loving Slimming World this time round – I’m enjoying creating and eating beautiful dishes and for me spending an hour or two a day in the kitchen cooking is doing me the world of good depression-wise. Continue reading “Weigh in Wednesday – Week Four update”