Dr Tanya’s topic today is “Good for You” foods that you enjoy.
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OK, one thing that Slimming World taught me above anything else was balance.
Basically, you can have anything you like in your diet provided you get the quantities right.
Milk is good for you, but do you class that as a food? When you’re on a liquid diet, it can certainly help. You can even throw in a bit of chocolate for flavour.
Which brings me to chocolate.
Chocolate can actually be good for you. It’s a natural anti-depressant, and for Hubby and I at least, if we time it right, can ward off migraine.
Chocolate gets a bad rap as it could be classed as a vegetable. It comes from cocoa, and cocoa is a bean. Beans are vegetables, therefore shouldn’t chocolate be considered as such also?
OK, all joking aside, here are my five foods that are good for
Most definitely. There is a lot of variety available all year round so there is bound to be something you fancy.
I did these for a tasting session. Using cereal bars for my base, I speared strawberries, blueberries and raspberries, but you can always do pineapple, mango and grapes as well.
Another means of calcium as is milk.
Here we have two types of cheese: cheddar with an apple (or crackers if you prefer) and one of my infamous cheesecakes. The latter might not exactly be good for you, but a small slice wouldn’t go amiss.
Wonderful versatile eggs. Boiled, scrambled, poached, fried.
When we had chickens, my cakes were delicious!!
This was Scraggy, the only chicken we named, as she was the sorriest looking one of the five when we got them. She blossomed into this beautiful creature, and was the last one to pass away. All of our birds were rescued battery hens and were not bred for the table,
I buy lean minced beef (5% fat), chicken, pork, occasionally bacon and have turkey steaks in the freezer for Christmas Dinner. When cooking, I trim off any excess fat and with mince, drain the fat off before adding anything else. I make a pretty mean curry or sweet and sour.