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WEEKLY MEAL PLAN #9


I feel like I have been falling off the bandwagon recently, I've been eating far too many Macdonald's and Pizza so I've decided starting from today to cut it out completely and only treat myself to a takeaway every Saturday night instead and I've restricted myself to one Macdonald's a week. Now that Andy won't be living here I won't be tempted to order takeaways on his days off as this is where it all started going wrong. I could never be bothered to cook for him anymore so we'd order takeaways both nights and then he'd also finish work early on a Friday sometimes too so that was another takeaway. At least now I won't have that problem and can stick to an actual plan each week.

Again I've done my weekly shop at Tesco which will be arriving later today. You may notice I eat a lot of chicken ha ha! I'm determined to stick to the plan this week, obviously allowing to myself to decide on which meal to cook on that day. But I won't be substituting any of them for a takeaway. I desperately need to shift a few pounds after all the junk food I've been consuming recently and then I'll work on getting back in shape. 

Meals for the week

Chicken in a maggi so juicy packet with actifry chips 
Slow cooked diet coke chicken recipe here
Chicken drumsticks, jacket potato, salad and coleslaw
Slow cooked Dr Pepper Pulled pork, wedges, coleslaw, corn on cob 
Chicken, Tomato and Mozzarella Pasta Bake with garlic bread
Takeaway of choice - Saturday
Roast chicken dinner with all the trimmings

What will you be eating this week?

I don't usually eat breakfast, in fact I probably only eat it once a month but I'm trying to get Amelia to try other things other than cereal or toast. For lunches I will be having salads, warburton thins or jacket potatoes filled with either chicken, left over pulled pork, or tuna as they are all quick and easy to make. 

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5 comments

  1. Maybe you could try occasionally using turkey instead of chicken. Especially for cooking in the likes of the Maggi packet. It is slightly cheaper and a leaner meat so even better for you. I don't do menu planning but I often think I should. The Hairy Bikers Diet books are FAB. Not at all like being on a diet and great tasting recipes. :D

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    1. That's not a bad idea, although i'm not keen on Turkey. Xmas day is an exception lol! Thanks though! I shall take a look at the Hairy Bikers Diet books thanks :) x

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  2. That's a lot of chicken. Love the Maggi pack. We live on them. Well whenever I get time or make dinner for the 3 of us. I never make dinner when daddy is gone.

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  3. I've done a meal plan this week, lunch and dinner. Thanks for the inspiration...although I don't think I could bring myself to cook chicken in diet coke! :) I have just moved and I am so used to being on maternity and constant snacking that something had to give. Not used to having regular meals so it's a shock to the system! Take care x

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  4. Lovely your weekly meal plans and your vlog darling. Your accent is lovely too :) I really need to get organized and start doing more meal planning too.

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