FAVOURITE HEALTHY BREAKFAST.

Iv long been a fan of Flax Seed,and this is my favourite way to get them into my daily diet…

Flax seed is one of the most powerful plant foods on the planet. There is evidence it can protect against, heart disease,cancer,strokes and diabetes.

So here is my recipe for “Flax seed porridge”,

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Start off with two tablespoons of ground flax seed in a small pan..

Add a cup of almond milk….

Then an egg white….

and a mashed banana…

heat on a low temp until it starts to bubble…then serve with your your choice of fresh berries, blueberries work very well, and are full of antioxidants and lots more. http://www.womenfitness.net/blueberries.htm

My 500 Calorie day

We all had a little lay in this morning, after yesterdays long hike we were a little tired. Although we were only walking it has left a good burn in my calf and thigh muscles, so i feel it has done some good!

As i didn’t have to go out with the boys today, i took the opportunity to have my “500 calorie day”
Iv long been interested in the science of fasting, and while i am not as hardcore as some..(water only) i do find it very easy to stick within the 500 calorie limit.

I find it especially beneficial if i have overeaten the day before, I feel it gives my system a little rest….

Although simple to follow, i have just bought a book to give me some ideas of what to eat….

5:2 Diet Book

I started the morning with a cup of tea = 10 cals

Then had my usual porridge with almond milk, but just half a sachet = 73 cals

Almond Milk

Porridge Sachet

After this i felt fine till 2pm..when i felt the familiar rumble of an empty tum…

Lunch Time!!!

Lunch

1 Hard boiled egg = 70 Cals

Got home around 5.30 this evening so straight out for dog walks. I had them both walked within 90mins so I must have paced it around.
Its strange how I seem to have more energy on a 500 cal day.

Tea tonight was veg with a stew on the side. No potatoes, or bread just a little amount of beef to protein it up a little.

evening meal

Let me know if anyone else is trying this diet, and if so how are you finding it? Have you had good results??

Sleepy dog day.

This morning Rolley was tired…He is usually the high energy dog and its unusual for him to be sleepy in when its run time…

Danny gets up at 5am to go to work and i usually get up 45 mins later,so when he has let them out, they come and get into bed with me for cuddles, till its time to get up for our morning excursion.

Not this morning though!!!Rolley GET UP!!!

After I finished work tonight I wanted to go and look for a new BIKE!!

How exciting is THAT!!!

Well no it wasn’t…I ride a mountain bike through the woods and over rough terrain, but iv been desperate to invest in a roadbike, one that I can really cover some miles on, easily and quickly.
I might even think about joining a cycling club, but after iv had a lot of practice.
Id had a good look on line and as the sales are on at the moment found one with £170 discount that looked ideal for a new rider.

We went into our local branch of Halfords to order one but were disappointed to be told the only one available was a very sorry looking display model…I was totally gutted.

The bike I wanted...

Oh well guess il just have to keep looking.