Food Diary: A week in review.

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Hello and welcome. It has been a while since I made a post about my meal for the week. I have been exploring and trying many things indeed.

Here are a few of what I have had in the past weeks:

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What you see here is quiche and salad

 

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My first time trying tuna salad

 

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I was meant to have wholemeal Fajita wrap however the sauce went off so I had to improvise

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Here we have lamb burger, chips and

 

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This is one of my favourite dishes. I made this sweet potatoes mash with mixed veggies and lamb. I have tries this with hollandaise sauce. But I like this combination better

 

I will be posting a video on the preparation of the lamb and sweet potatoes dish in my YouTube channel soon.

 

Until next time, enjoy your healthy meals.

Breakfast at Iryn’s

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Hello and welcome. So this mornings post is to encourage you to be adventurous with your breakfast. I have been innovative with my breakfast lately and thought share this one today.

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Here is another nutritious breakfast full of vibrant colours and essential minerals.

For today I have red, yellow and green bell peppers and Shredded Courgette which I tossed in the pan for a bit. I also have diced tomatoes and scrambled eat with chorizo.

And as always I have my greek yogurt with chia seeds, honey, peach, blueberries and Strawberries.

What a good way to start the week. I like how my breakfast has transformed over the months and all this ideas I got from going on one holiday. Sometimes it goes to go away to a different surroundings for fresh ideas.

Until next time, happy Monday.

Iryn

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A week in review: Lunch ideas

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Hello and welcome to my blog. So this blogpost is going to be about some of my lunch for the past week. I was on holiday so I did not have the time to blog properly. Here are a few lunch ideas if you are short of ideas.

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This is an oven baked lamb burger, oven baked chips and salad. I have sprinkled some chips seeds on the salad.

 

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This is bulgur with mix vegetables, pomegranate and lamb.

 

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This was me at to be saffron rice but the saffron I found was too expensive. In the rice is chorizo, mix bell peppers and salad. I loved this dish and will try it again.

 

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This is a lamb salad with coriander and garlic naan bread

 

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This is a homemade lamb meatballs with wholemeal spaghetti bolognese. Another favourite of mine.

 

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This right here is brown vegetable fried rice with lamb. This is my go-to when I need something quick and tasty.

I got a few ideas from my holiday which I incorporated in my lunches last week. The picture above are meals from this week just gone and the two weeks before that. I stepped up my breakfast idea too, which I will share in another post.

Until next time it’s bye from me.

Iryn

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A week in review #LetsEat

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Hello and welcome to my blog. In the blogpost i have my a week in review. it is long over due i know so i have come to you with some of the meals i have been having for lunch.

 

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This is a Lamb burger and oven baked chips.

 

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This is a salmon salad which as avocado, tomatoes, olives, cucumber and bell peppers.

 

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one of my go to meals when i am bored with almost everything. Salmon and a variety of vegetables.

 

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This is salmon and wholemeal couscous. I mix the couscous in mixed vegetable and asparagus.

 

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Here we have white potatoes with salmon and vegetables.

 

As you can see i have vegetables in all of these lunches that i have over the past week. This is to ensure that i am getting the nutrition i need from food and as we already know fruits and vegetable are packed with the essential minerals, nutrients and vitamins require for the body to stay healthy.

I strongly believe that if you have a balance diet rich in various vitamins and nutrients you are less likely to fall ill. I choose my ingredients carefully and research on the vitamins i can get from it, if the food item provides no nutritional value then i will have to cut it out of my diet.

I will end this blog here and until next time it bye from me.

 

Iryn

 

 

The week in review

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Hello and welcome to my blog. So it looks like I missed last week’s week in review. I was off from work so didn’t really do much with food. No smoothie however I did retreat to the usual chicken. This post will be a mixture of last week’s and last two weeks.

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This was Mondays lunch. Mix vegetable bulgur and left over lamb

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This is a mix vegetable and turkey Wholemeal noodles. I believe I had this on Tuesday. I will blog about the recipe later

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I had this for dinner on two occasion. Oven baked chips, bread chicken and mix vegetable. What you see on the chips is Nando’s perperi salt

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This salad I had on Wednesday doesn’t look appetising lol but yes it was nice

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This is Wholemeal turkey fajitas. I made this a couple of weeks ago and kept a bit of it in the freezer just so it does go off. Thursday’s lunch

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Fridays was a very colourful lunch with chicken, vegetables and bulgur

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This was last two weeks lunch. It’s mixed vegetables bulgur and chicken

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Different shaped sweet potatoes and vegetable

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Oven baked chips, chicken and mixed vegetable

The fruits I had from work fruit box

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I had a bit more bananas this week as the tangerine and apples were quite difficult to eat. They were not as sweet as previous weeks fruits. 😬

As you can see from my lunch, I am trying to have a variety of meal and this is because I am not a big fan of food so I am trying to have different meals available to encourage myself to eat.

Until next time, it’s bye from me.

Iryn

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What’s in my smoothie?

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Hello and welcome to my blog, as promised i am coming to you with my blog on my “weekly” smoothie. This time i switch it up a wee bit. I had the usually fruit plus spinach and other powders..

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What’s in my smoothie…

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The green blend and maca powder

So the ingredients are as follows:

– Spinach

– Strawberries

– Blueberries

– Kiwi

 

– Coconut water

– Cinnamon

– Green Blend of:  Organic matcha, wheatgrass, green tea and spirulina, chlorella

– Maca powder

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The making of the smoothie…

I am no stranger to adding vegetables to my smoothies. In the past the majority of the ingresient were vegetable like broccolis spinach. This time round it’ s 4 of 5 a day.

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#Cheers

The cinnamon helped quench the strong taste of the maca ppwder.

What’s in my grocery trolly…

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My trolly at a glance. I got a few things such as pop corn, maltesers and other chocolates for my team as its my birthday in a couple of days. 😀😄 

Hello and welcome to my blog. I am coming to you with what is in my grocery trolly. I have been a bit busy in the past weeks but im back now. This was what i bought. I have the usual fruits for my smoothie and other items for my cooking fpe the weeks and coming weeks in addition to my daily staples.

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Grocery all laid out. Sometimes i try organic fruit and vegetable just because. It was nearly heading towards £60 so i had to elimite a few things such as chicken sausage and apples as i also had apples and my sausage had not finished.

Fruits are kind of expensive too so i may switch to my vegetable smoothie imstead. I used to do this back in the day. I am not a fun of kale, i prefer spimach so we shall see.

 

Until next time it bye from me.

Iryn

 

 

Today’s lunch looked like this

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Hello and welcome to my blog. So today’s consist of the below:

Carrot

broccoli

Brussels Sprout

And  Chicken with nandos garlic lemon and herbs sauce

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You may have already figured this out now. I loves my vegetables. This is usually my go to when im bored of any kind of food in the house.

Until next time, bon appettit.

Iryn

What’s in my smoothie

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Hello and welcome to my blog. It has been a while since i came to you with my usual What’s in smoothies. This weeks smoothie is a another power 5 fruit smoothie i believe you will love if you tried it. The ingredient is as follows:

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The making of the smoothie

Mango

Blueberries

Strawberries

Apple

Pineapple

Cinnamon

Linwoods Organic Milled Flaxseed

Coconut water

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Until next time happy smoothie making.

Iryn

Today’s late lunch looks like this:

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Hello and welcome to my blog. So today’s i was not sure whether to have couscous and salmon or chicken but i guess the chicken won.

The ingredients are:

Mixed vegetable

Beef stock for taste in the couscous

Couscous

Chicken

Nandos periperi sauce

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This is what it looks like in pictures. It tasted really good. I will stock up on my nandos periperi lemon and herbs sauce.