Hey all! I hope you are all having a fab week! The sun has decided to make a reappearance over the last couple of days so it has been very warm and humid.
So far this week I have been laying off the refined sugar a little bit after the weekends sugar rush, which left me feeling a bit blah! I have been hitting the smoothies big time and eating a lot more stripped back meals and I feel like my normal self has been restored.
For this weeks WIAW I’m going to walk you through yesterdays activities and food, which started off with a 1/4 of a litre of water which I guzzled down after waking up. I woke up so thirsty yesterday which I think has to do with the humidity. I’m definitely getting way more than my 2 litres of water a day at the moment that’s for sure.
After getting ready I headed to the gym and did an extended version of strength workout A with 20 minutes of HIITS on the cross trainer and the bike.
When I got home I made a mega smoothie for breakfast made using a banana, nectarine, kiwi, unsweetened almond milk, iceberg lettuce and ice. I was surprised how sweet this was without adding any sweetener, it tasted amazing!
I had to head out to our Parish church to see about getting our BANNs read so took the opportunity to make the most of the sun with my OOTD:
vest top: H&M, embellished orange kaftan: Zara, 3/4 length trousers: H&M, wedges: Sole.
I’m so glad that we have finally got the reading for our BANNs sorted. It’s another official wedding box ticked. Everything seems to be moving so fast at the moment that my wedding day will here in a flash.
When I got home I made myself a little snack of sultanas and salted peanuts for a sweet and salty hit.
For lunch I made a salad which contained everything but the kitchen sink. It included romaine lettuce, cucumber, tomatoes, 1/2 an avocado, beetroot, kidney beans and mozzarella. I didn’t bother with a salad dressing as there was so much going on in this salad on its own and let the flavour from the each ingredient stand out by themselves.
After getting some work done in the afternoon I took a break in the sunshine and made myself an ice cold raw cacao, peanut butter and raspberry smoothie with ice and almond milk. Delish!
I fancied noodles for dinner and had some green tea noodles in the cupboard that I ordered from Goodness Direct. On Monday I picked up some bargain reduced veggies from Sainsbury’s including a huge bag of broccoli and mushrooms for 49p each!
They needed using up so I made a broccoli and mushroom stir fry in a ginger, chilli and sesame sauce. This was so simple but was really tasty! The noodles soaked up all of the sauce too, yum!
Later on I made a bowl of chopped fruit including half a banana, cherries, strawberries and a nectarine and added some full fat Greek yoghurt dusted with cinnamon and goji berries.
I also had a mug of my current favourite tea…
Licorice and mint, yum!
I think that was a pretty good day of eats with no refined sugar, just the natural sugar from the dried and fresh fruit. It’s amazing how eating differently can make you feel as I great compared to Sunday night after my sugary weekend. I never regret indulging like that anymore though as I know that a couple of days eating more simply soon puts me back on the straight and narrow.
Ooooh! Did y9u notice that there were no apples mentioned in this post, go figure? Is the world about to end!?
What do you do to get your body back in check after too many indulgences?
What is the best thing that you have eaten today?