My Fab First Week

So we completed our first official week back on Slimming World, and I think it went a lot better than we expected.

I lost 3.5lb!
Nick lost 4lb!!

But it’s not just the weight losses that have been a positive this week. Nick and I have spent loads more time together cooking and eating. We’ve also really enjoyed meal planning and trying new food. I’ve been sleeping better and we’ve both generally just been feeling a lot better.

I’m hoping for a similar result next week as honestly was hoping for a bit more on my first week. But it’s been a great week and I’m determined for this week to be even better.

Here’s what I’ve eaten this week
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Day 1 – Wednesday
B: Pear & apple
L: leftover spaghetti bolognese (lots of speedy free food)
D: Chicken breast pizza (from the Free & Easy cookbook) & sweet potato fries
S: grapes, satsuma, pear

Day 2 – Thursday
B: overnight oats (using 40g oats & muller light)(healthy extra B) topped with raspberries
L: more left over spaghetti bolognese
D: jacket potatoes, 40g reduced fat cheddar (healthy extra A) & beans
S: syn free scotch egg, pickled onions, mini cucumbers, pear, Pom Bears (4syns), 2x mini Reece’s peanut butter cups (5syns)

Day 3 – FridayIMG_1274
B: carrot cake overnight oats (40g oats, toffee muller light, grated carrot & cinnamon)(healthy extra B)
L: jacket potato, 20g reduced fat cheddar (1/2 healthy extra A), beans & salad
D: Chicken shish, lots of salad & small pitta (7.5syns)
S: syn free scotch egg, 20g reduced fat cheddar bites (1/2 healthy extra A), pickled onions, raspberries

IMG_1297Day 4 – Saturday
B: Slimming World fry-up – bacon medallions, 2x Linda McCartney’s sausages (1syn), poached eggs, mushrooms, tin tomatoes, 2 slices wholemeal bread (healthy extra B)
L: sharron fruit
D: Smokey bean & sausage stew (from the Free & Easy cookbook), green beans & carrots.
Banana split: banana cut in half, 0% fat Greek style yoghurt mixed with 1tbsp Cadbury hot chocolate (1syn), chopped strawberries and 3tbsp light whipped cream (1/2syn)

Day 5 – Sunday
B: French Toast – 2 slices wholemeal bread (healthy extra B) dipped in whisked egg and fried, topped with 0% fat Greek style yoghurt and chopped fruit
L: 1/2 syn free scotch egg, pickled onions, 2 cheesestrings (healthy extra A)
D: Roast dinner – turkey with roast potatoes and lots of veg. 4syns for gravy & stuffing.
Filo pastry dessert (3.5syns)

Day 6 – MondayIMG_1307
B: overnight oats (using 40g oats and 200ml chocolate Oatley milk)(healthy extra A & B) topped with chopped strawberries
L: jacket potato with curried lentils (2.5syns) and salad
D: Sweet & Sour chicken (1syn) with rice. Banana split (same as Saturday)
S: syn free scotch egg, satsuma, chocolate brownie bite (3.5syns)

Day 7 – Tuesday
B: 40g Weetabix minis chocolate (healthy extra B) with 175ml skimmed milk (1/2 healthy extra A) topped with strawberries and grapes
L: syn free scotch egg, pickled onions & gherkins
D: Nacho style feast with 40g reduced fat cheddar (6syns)
S: cheesestring (1/2 healthy extra A), 2 mini Reece’s peanut butter cups (5syns)

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