Day 7 More fruit and veg wanted? Yes please

Melon, grapes, kiwi and a banana


Spinach, lettuce, Cucumber, tomatoes, red pepper, 1 boiled egg, 2 bacon medallions and some low fat cottage cheese


Ratouille with courgettes, onion, mushrooms, leek, peppers, tinned toms, black eyed beans, chickpeas chicken stock

I think there is a strong possibility I may sprout leaves!!! I’ve drank pints of water (and not a drop of wine), had no extra off limits treats, just a bowl of freshly popped corn and an additional banana. 


Savoury rice..? Yes please…

Wanted to make the crispy chicken again as  felt a little ‘tatta’d out. ( too many potatoes). so here goes for the savoury rice recipe and it was delicious.. have plenty left for both hubby and I’s lunches tomorrow..

Here’s how it was made,

  • 1 onion
  • I red pepper
  • 1/2 cauliflower broken into florets
  • A handful of sliced mushrooms
  • A handful of frozen peas
  • A left over bag of mange tout
  • 2 tspns turmeric
  • 2 knorr veg stockpots
  • 600 MLS hot water
  • 300g basmati rice

I fried the onions, peppers and mushrooms in frylite, then added the rest of the ingredients in the PKP and set for 12 minutes…

Result.. gorgeous!!

Egg fried rice

  • 2 small onions
  • 1/2 red pepper
  • 1 diced carrot
  • 2 tsp Garlic
  • 1 egg
  • Frylite
  • Basmati rice 
  • 2 tbsp soy sauce
  • 400 ml chicken stock
  • Frozen peas
  • Ham

On the meat setting of the PKP, fry onions and garlic until soft. Add egg and scramble it with other ingredients for 1-2 minutes.

Add rice and stock, stir well and cook for 10 minutes on rice setting

KFC fakeaway meal

I tried this at my daughter in laws and was hooked, it’s a syn free version of KFC. Looking on the net, there are many variations and I’d imagine most combinations would work. 

Recipe for my version of the KFC Chicken: 

  • 4 medium chicken breasts (or cuts of chicken of your choice) 
  • 8 tablespoons of smash
  • 2 teaspoon oregano 
  • 2 teaspoon chilli powder 
  • 2 teaspoon ground sage 
  • 2 teaspoon basil 
  • 2 teasppon pepper 
  • 1 oxo cube
  • 4 teaspoons paprika 
  • 2 teaspoon garlic powder 
  • 2 teaspoon garlic salt 
  • 2 beaten eggs 


  • Slice the chicken breasts into nuggets, goujons or to the size of your liking
  • Put smash into a bowl and add all of the seasonings and mix until everything is blended together to create your coating. 
  • Crack the eggs and mix together.  
  • Dip the chicken portions into the egg and then into the smash mixture and repeated to get an even coating. 

    Bake the chicken in the oven for 20-25 mins on a medium to high heat, until cooked through.  Because I was waiting for the the chunky chips (par boiled and cooked for about 40 minutes) I most proberly cooked the chicken for about 40 mins too.

    Cut one of the thickest bits to make sure it is cooked in the middle. 

    Day 33

    A happy Friday !!! So happy, but I’ve had my 2 gin and tonics, been waffling away to the hubby and forgot to blooming take a photo of my dinner…omg!!!
    Any way breakfast as above, just tonnes of fruit (much of it super free!!) 

    For lunch, Pastrami salad with spicy beetroot, olives (2) and blue cheese (haA)

    And dinner, as stated… I Can only show you what it looks like as left overs…

    But can assure you, it looked far more appetising on the plate with rice.. still not to get concerned… it is Friday!!

    The hubby is losing weight well, I’m thinking my delayed weightloss might be down to the red grapes I consumed last weekend.. in the fermentated liquid form 😡 still it’s Friday and I’m happy xx

    Day 32

    Happy Thursday! And as it is practically the weekend, I started the day with a couple of boiled eggs!!! I have to confess, there is a gadget involved in cooking my eggs and without it, well I just wouldn’t be able to cook them…

    There it is, the perfect egg boiler, and it’s Cheap as chips, well eggs from Amazon – less than £2 I think but as it makes my eggs fabulous, worth every penny!! 

    So today, as stated, 

    Breakfast: 2 (perfectly cooked) boiled eggs, 3 ryvita (heB) and breaking the rules, had butter (2) on them which I know is synful but, hey, I’m worth it 😉

    Lunch: my vegetable and vegetable pasta, low fat cheese (heA) and afterwards, a massive tub of melon with grapes, 

    Dinner: as a meal for one was in need, I went to Iceland and bought a Thai chicken curry as a treat, tried to avoid having rice so had with it some steamed carrot batons, and had not just one, but 2 gin and tonics (4)!!! As I said it is practically the weekend and it’s been a very busy day!!

    Snacks: 2 x cadburys mini eggs (4), 1 x kit Kat (5)  

    Day 31

    Definitely feeling a little lighter today.. and still loving my food… I love eating so much!!!

    Today’s confessions:

    Breakfast: 4 x ryvita with banana, natural Greek yogurt and red berries (loving giving up bread as much as possible)

    And for lunch, the Stilton and broccoli tortilla

    And for dinner: a large plate of chips with mushy peas and whilst visiting my (very generous) granddaughters who were quite happy feeding their nana their dinners too (gorgeous fake away KFC) I will make this very soon…

    Snacks: 1 Alpen light bar (5),  1 kitkat (5) … I think that’s it, oh and a cup of coffee and 2 teas (3)