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 Hastings, East Sussex, with my son Harvey and dog, Milton. 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 do not eat animal products so follow a vegan diet. 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. 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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