Eat it, love it!

Healthy Eating  – ‘If I’m going to eat it, I have to love it! ‘

Since changing my lifestyle my thoughts on food have dramatically changed.  Here you will find some of my healthy eating  food favourites:

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Lemon Meringue Dessert (tap photo for recipe)

Coffee lover?  Check out my video tutorial to make one at home in less than 2 minutes.

Get your day started right with blueberry baked oats.  Filling and delicious, it’s also great for breakfast on the go.

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Blueberry baked oats muffin (tap photo for recipe)
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Leaning Tower of Pancakes – porridge pancakes, Greek yogurt & strawberries (tap photo for recipe)
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Porridge Pancakes (tap photo for recipe)
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Salmon & Spinach Frittata (tap photo for recipe)
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Chicken & Chorizo Pasta Bake (tap photo for recipe)
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Mozzarella & Sundried Tomato Pizza (tap photo for recipe)
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Pesto chicken en croute (tap photo for recipe)
A photo of a turkey burger, chips & coleslaw
Turkey & Courgette Burger (tap the photo for the recipe)
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Red Pepper & Onion Mini Frittatas (tap photo for recipe)
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Spinach, Red Onion & Cheese Flan (tap photo for recipe)
A photo of halloumi cheese fries
Halloumi Fries (tap photo for recipe)
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Cheesy Bacon Flatbread Thin (tap photo for recipe)
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Chorizo & Cheese Stuffed Omelette (tap photo for recipe)
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You don’t have to go out to eat like you’re at a restaurant! Homemade ActiFry chicken, chips & mushrooms (All included on WW UK No Count plan)
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Hassleback Chicken (tap photo for recipe)
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Carrot & Brown Lentil Dahl (tap photo for recipe)
A bowl of butternut squash soup & garlic bread
Homemade butternut squash soup & garlic bread (tap photo for recipe)
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Chicken & Red Pepper Quiche (tap photo for recipe)
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Steak & chips mmmm (7SP Flex/Freestyle meal or all included on WW UK No Count plan)
BBQ chicken breast strips, sweet potato & salad meal
Taking the No Count plan on holiday- BBQ chicken breast, sweet potato & salad

Fast food lover?

Homemade cheeseburger & fries meal
Homemade cheeseburger & fries
Homemade doner kebab meal
Doner kebab – lean beef mince instead of lamb keeps this on the healthier side. (tap photo for recipe)
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KFC style chicken (tap photo for recipe)

When I just want something filling, sausages & potatoes it is:

Chicken sausages, potatoes & peas meal
Chicken sausages, Jersey Royal potatoes & peas

Time for dessert

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Snuggle up with a delicious low sugar hot chocolate with whipped cream & marshmallows (tap photo for recipe)

My tasty alternative to ice cream:

Salted caramel, pineapple & banana sorbet
Salted caramel, pineapple & banana sorbet
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Baked Berry Cheesecake (tap photo for recipe)
A bowel of mixed fruit salad
Fruit salad- quick & refreshing
Homemade popcorn with salted caramel sauce
Movie night! – homemade salted caramel popcorn

Tired of pasta?  Try this:

Courgetti Bolognese meal
Courgetti Bolognese – a healthy light alternative to spaghetti

I find daily meal photos a great way to review what you’ve eaten and refer back to when quickly looking for meal ideas.

Healthy eating daily menu collage

I swapped takeaways for fakeaways – healthy homemade versions of my favourite Chinese meals.

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Chicken Chow Mein (Tap photo for recipe)
Homemade Chinese chicken curry & cauliflower rice meal
Fakeaway Chinese chicken curry with cauliflower rice & stir fry veg
Homemade king prawn fried rice meal
Fakeaway king prawn fried rice & stir fry veg (Tap photo for recipe)

When looking for a healthy eating out lunch option, I really enjoy Nandos chicken breast quarter with a crunchy corn on the cob & mixed leaf salad.  Packed with flavour and very filling (4SP on WW Freestyle Flex).

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Nando’s chicken breast, corn on the cob & salad

There’s something fishy around here….

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Sweet chilli salmon fillet & vegetables – 1SP on WW Freestyle Flex / No Count
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Fresh lemon & parsley mackerel, roasted Mediterranean vegetables & asparagus – Zero SP on WW Flex/Freestyle
seeded haddock & chips meal
Fridays can still be fish & chips dinner night -seeded haddock & Actifry chips.
Homemade creamy cod fillet with wholewheat tagliatelle meal
Creamy cod fillet with wholewheat tagliatelle & veg

Check out my story to 100 lbs weightloss, click here.

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Then and now, 100lbs weightloss!

12 Replies to “Eat it, love it!”

  1. Thanks Cheryl for sharing your advice. I have lost the same weight, yoyoing weight for ten years. Maintence has always been a challenge. Your perspective and suggestions are solid and I plan to teach my goal and be aware and healthy.
    Thank you! I look forward to preparing many of your recipes. First I will convert to pounds and cups.
    Continue to enjoy healthy living.
    Off to purchase an instant pot.

    1. Hi Cha, I’m glad you found my blog helpful. I totally understand about maintenance, I’ll be writing more about that soon. Good luck with your continuing journey. Regards, Cheryl

  2. Wow! Thanks for all your advice! I’m just beginning, I’m not a cook so I need all the ideas and recipes I can get my hands on!

    1. You’re welcome. Before joining WW I never like cooking, now I love creating my own healthy versions of meals. Check back from time to time or subscribe for email notifications, I’ll be add more posts & recipes. Good luck with your journey.

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