Stuff To Do

I want a day off.  A day where I can just choose fun things to do or relaxing things to do.  I had so much to do today I had to write a list and the list was too long for a Sunday.  Definitely too long for the only clear day in my diary for the next month.  Humph!

Needed something energising.  Kale, fried in coconut oil,

with 2 eggs and some Cheddar.

Kale and cheese omelette.  Yum!

Loads of garlic, which is now brushed and stored.

Quick and simple lunch of tuna and sweetcorn mayonnaise sandwich.

Since I had some really boring chores to do, I made a delicious drink as a more interesting diversion.

There are many iced peach tea recipes on the internet and I chose this one from Channel 4.

Peach Iced Tea

Ingredients (makes 4 glasses)

  • 1 tbsp loose leaf tea
  • 2 tbsp sugar
  • 1 passionfruit
  • 500 ml peach nectar
  • Crushed ice to serve

Method

  • Place the tea in a jug and pour over 500ml boiling water.
  • Leave it to steep for 5 minutes then strain in to a jug, stir in the sugar so it dissolves and set aside to cool.
  • Sieve the passion fruit so the pulp is added to the tea, along with the peach nectar.
  • Serve over ice

This was lovely.  Sweet and refreshing.

These make me smile each time I walk past them.

Supper could have been simpler but we all wanted a roast.  It seems like it has been ages since the 4 of us sat round the table and had a traditional Sunday meal.  We had roast chicken, which I roasted with garlic, lemon and tarragon, with potatoes from the garden, broccoli, sweetcorn and mashed butternut squash.  It was delicious.

I have such a busy week ahead of me.  2 trips to the Paralympics planned :-).  2 nights out planned 🙂 .  Plus travelling to 3 different offices.  So much stuff to do!

About Lose Weight and Gain Health

Hi! My name is Zoe and I live in a small village in the beautiful Weald of Kent with my husband and 2 children. I have been fighting the fat for years but this time I am serious. I want to lose weight and gain health. This blog is about how I am changing my lifestyle so I can lose weight but not by just "being on a diet" but by making small changes to our lives so that as I lose weight, I gain health. I want my family to be healthy too and never have to struggle with their weight like I have. In common with many large people, I have gained and lost weight many times over the years. This time, I want to lose it and maintain a healthy low weight. I am interested in eating food that is nutrient dense and delicious and that appeals to children and adults. I try to use locally produced food supplemented with what I can grow myself. I support and try to use local farmers markets and farm shops. After all, I live in the 'Garden of England' so it seems silly to not take advantage of that. Another objective is to add more exercise to our days. It sounds so simple when I write it down :-)
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3 Responses to Stuff To Do

  1. laura1952 says:

    I hope you had an organized, stress free Monday. Here in Canada it is Labour Day and mine was one exactly what you wanted, so I am sending you the relaxed energy so you sleep well tonight.

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