meal planning monday 27-03-2017

Last week’s meal plan – 20th March – went well.  I made every meal I planned to (although we did have a Chinese on Thursday night after weigh-in.  I still made the planned meal but took it for lunch on Friday), and even the new dishes went well.


L-R top-bottom :: tuna with ratatouille, chicken biryani, pork chop with roasted butternut squash, beef goulash, Moroccan chicken, fruit trifle

The beef stroganoff got some interest in the comments, and it was delicious so I’ll be posting the recipe for that later in the week.  Follow me on Bloglovin’, Twitter or Instagram to know when that post goes live.

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meal planning monday 20-03-17


I am a huge advocate of meal planning, not just from a weight loss perspective but also from a sanity and budget one. I literally couldn’t go into a week blind to what I’m going to be eating.  So when I found out there was a link-up about exactly that, I couldn’t not get involved!

I’m also big on keeping things simple.  So I have the same breakfast each day (oats, fromage frais and chopped banana, either microwaved or as overnight oats), my lunches throughout the week are leftovers from the night before, and weekend lunches are usually either soup of lentils, tomatoes and leftover veg, fry-ups tweaked to be healthy, or jacket potatoes with healthy toppings and lots of salad.  I cook a meal each night though, and that is what my meal plan focuses on.

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