Tag Archives: food

Dinner experiment

Having discovered to my shock that the cornish pasties I’ve taken a shine to have a whopping 28 syns, even if I had one on my double syn day, they are still too high and therefore off the menu. Bummer. … Continue reading

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Shopping on a budget

Hubby picked up on a headline today about a savvy mum spending £10 on food for the week in comparison to the government’s ‘£30 food parcel’ which probably only cost just over a fiver. I couldn’t find that one, but … Continue reading

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Applying myself for 2021

Getting the head in the right mindset to apply myself back into the SW plan has taken a while. The goodies I bought ‘For Christmas’ are mostly still where I stored them, and in years past we would probably have … Continue reading

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Bubble and Squeak

As promised, here is our lunch today, which consisted of cold meat (turkey, chicken, gammon), pigs in blankets (cocktail sausages wrapped in bacon), stuffing balls, and the Brit’s infamous bubble and squeak. I did mine as a huge pancake today … Continue reading

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Somewhat of a surprise………..

This is a good news and bad news post, so I’ll get the bad out of the way first. Hubby’s INR is still out of range, so he will be back for another blood test on New Year’s Eve. Let … Continue reading

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Lunch today, 20th December

What to do with four rashers of bacon and little else. Hm. I had some white rolls, but bacon butties for a main meal didn’t seem very filling. No mushrooms left, and I didn’t fancy beans, tatty cake, or fried … Continue reading

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5 “Guilty Pleasure” Foods

Dr Tanya is hosting the 5 Things series. You can find out more by clicking on this link: Today’s topic is 5 Guilty Pleasure foods. These may be goodies that your doctor has forbidden for medical reasons. You may be … Continue reading

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Five Healthy Foods

Dr Tanya’s topic today is “Good for You” foods that you enjoy.  Check it out here: https://saltedcaramel670.wordpress.com/2020/12/08/5-good-for-you-foods-that-you-enjoy/ OK, one thing that Slimming World taught me above anything else was balance. Basically, you can have anything you like in your diet … Continue reading

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Say 5 to Cheese!

Dr Tanya also hosts the 5 Things challenge, and today it’s cheese. She says: The 5 Things tag keeps surfacing on WordPress. I am not sure who first thought of it but I have always found it fun to do. … Continue reading

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Not quite what I thought

When Hubby decided he was going for this operation to sort out his reflux, he’d done a lot of research beforehand. The way his case has been handled leaves much to be desired, but it’s done now and we are … Continue reading

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