Food & Fitness Friday – How to Stay on Plan when Those Plans Differ  

As you may have read before, my food plan right now is more of a relaxed ‘find foods that make me feel good inside and out’ one than a diet. It’s been going fairly well and I’ve gotten into a groove of cooking fairly nutritious meals.  Then last week, Ed dropped the bombshell that he was going on a more intense health and fitness plan and he would be restricted...

Food & Fitness Friday – What’s on my Shopping List This Week

If you’ve read my food and fitness goals for 2017 you may already know that one of the things I want to do is to cook freshly prepared nutritious meals more during my maternity leave.  This means having to be a little savvy when it comes to the food shop as we are on a tight budget with only one income currently.  Around 2/3 of our shop is fresh and...

Foodie Friday – Why We Meal Plan 

I know, I know, I’ve missed the last couple of Foodie Friday posts *mentally slaps wrist*. I’ve been eating a lot of the same things lately and haven’t found the motivation to post.  However, I mentioned in a previous post that we buy our meat monthly from the local butcher, rather than buying meat at the supermarket. One of the main benefits of doing this, other than the reduced cost,...