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Energise with a good breakfast

December 3, 2015

Energise with a good breakfast!

Make sure you set yourself up for the day by eating a healthy meal that will satisfy your appetite and set stage for smart food choices through out the day. If you skip breakfast you may find that you will overeat during the day. Ideally choose a hearty breakfast that combines carbs, fibre and protein. 

Below I have listed some of my preferred healthy dishes

  • Scrambled or poached eggs on whole meal toast
  • Avocado and egg on whole meal toast 
  • Smoked salmon on an avocado
  • Tuna on avocado 
  • Poached eggs, peri peri sauce, cottage cheese on whole meal crackers/toast
  • Peanut Butter on wholemeal toast
  • Banana and Peanut Butter on wholemeal crackers
  • Berries, strawberries, pomegranate on low fat greek yoghurt
  • Scottish oats made with water/almond milk with added blueberries
  • Poached eggs and spinach with whole meal toast
  • Mashed avocado on whole meal toast/crackers
  • One sliced apple with Peanut butter 
  • Sun warrior Chocolate Protein powder mixed with Oats
  • Smoked salmon, lemon juice and scrambled/poached eggs (can add whole meal toast)
  • Bransflakes with sliced banana, coconut/almond milk
  • Omelette with 3 egg whites and 1 whole egg (yolk included) add ingredients such as tomatoes, mushrooms, tuna/ham, cheese, onions
  • Oats made with water with added raisins, cherries and sultanans
  • Salmon Eggs Benedict 

On the Go breakfast Smoothies

  • Lemon Juice, Parsley, Avocado, Coconut Water and Spinach Smoothie
  • Coconut Milk, Isopure strawberry protein and banana iced smoothie.
  • Banana, Peanut Butter, Sun warrior Chocolate Protein powder and almond milk smoothie
  • Spinach, banana, avocado and almond milk smoothie
  • Three boiled eggs
  • Takeaway Oomf! Skinny Oats 
  • Mixed Fruit pack
  • Banana
Happy Feasting 🙂





Pancake day at home with family

March 5, 2014

Soooo yesterday was Pancake Day! Sorry the correct term is Shrove Tuesday… Wow it was a good day. I stuffed myself silly on pancakes sweets chocolates and anything remotely sugary! SUGAR SUGAR SUGAR.

Every year my Mum prepares a pancake treat for the Family and this year was no exception.. well the only exception of Ben and Will not being around to join in the fun; MEH more pancakes for ME I mean… ‘US.’ They are currently in Birmingham for University… The only two out of the eldest six who decided university was the right path to choose! I for one am proud they got their shizz together and went on to gain a high education… You go glen cocoa’s.

Anyhow… back to Pancake Day! SO IT WAS AMAZING! I ate three pancakes… filled with a variety of interesting topics… banana, crunchy and smooth peanut butter, ice cream, Philadelphia cheese spread, original lemon and sugar, Nutella, kiwis, marshmallows, marmalade, smarties, golden syrup, sprinkles and even chucked on cookie and cream protein powder (mixed with cream of course) for good measure!

FYI Orange Smarties taste different to the rest of the coloured smarties! Actual FACT! They taste of chocolate orange… If you have not discovered this you must now go to your nearest shop and taste for yourself hehe.

People who attended the Othen/Alexander Pancake Day Bash.

Me, Gemma, Jessica, Natalie, William, Ben, Stuart, Gareth, Luke and Oliver 🙂

So as I officially went HAM on Sugar yesterday… Today is now a SAD SAD day… Out of choice I have given up Chocolate, Sweets, Biscuits, Cakes, Ice Cream oh and Bread so NO croissants, bagels, currant buns, sandwiches, bread rolls, toasted pannis… mmm lets not dwell on my past eating habits as today I embark on my new challenge: LENT! I have always given up my favourite foods/sauces/drinks etc for Lent since I was 15 and this year is no exception.

After 2x chocolate yoghurts, 5 biscuits (not including half a pack I ate yesterday at work) another pack of smarties, a few cheeky spoonfuls of Nutella and peanut butter together – this is heaven btw. I ended my night with my last chocolate fix of a 247 calorific kitkat chunky and a bucket load of peanut butter (obv a family sized tub for me).

Wish me luck and please pray for me.