Tracking Everything

I worked from home today so I cooked for myself and tracked everything I ate and drank.

Breakfast was 2 eggs cooked with kale and served with Cholula hot pepper sauce.

Calories Carbs Fat Protein Sugars
Breakfast
Tetley – Tea – With Semi Skimmed Milk. 23 2g 1g 1g 2g
Eggs 2 large 147 1g 10g 13g 1g
Oil – Olive, 0.5 tbsp 60 0g 7g 0g 0g
Kale 34 7g 0g 2g 0g
Cholula – 1 teaspoon 0 0g 0g 0g 0g
TOTAL: 264

eggs and kale and cholula

This is a vegetable I haven’t eaten for a while.Fennel

I chopped up potatoes, fennel and carrots and roasted them in 1 tbsp olive oil for half an hour.  I added 2 peppers and roasted for another 30 minutes with the Bratwurst.roasted veg

One Bratwurst with roasted veggies.  A surprisingly high 615 calories mainly because of the bratwurst (300) and the potatoes (237).  Tasty though.Bratwirst and roasted veg

For dinner I cooked a really simple but tasty pork and beans meal in the slow cookerpork and beans

Which I served with a mountain of broccoli.  Pork and beand with broccoli

Calories Carbs Fat Protein Sugars
Dinner
Pork – Pork  Chop 112g 140 0g 4g 25g 0g
Broccoli 101 20g 1g 8g 5g
Chopped Tomatoes 0.25 can 12 2g 0g 0g 2g
Smoked Back Bacon, 1 rasher 68 0g 5g 5g 0g
Black Beans 0.25 can 79 14g 0g 5g 0g
Tomato Puree, 5 g 4 1g 0g 0g 1g
Onions 1 small 29 7g 0g 1g 3g
Oil – Olive, 0.35 tablespoon 42 0g 5g 0g 0g
TOTAL: 475
Daily total
TOTAL: 1,415 130g 62g 83g 21g

So today was an excellent eating day.  I stuck to my calories, ate vegetables with every meal and had very low sugar.  Another day done.

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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2 Responses to Tracking Everything

  1. steroid says:

    This is a topic that is close to my heart.
    .. Take care! Exactly where are your contact details
    though?

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