Monday, 14 June 2010

6hrs Is A Long Time Behind The Wheel!

Ello ello ello how are we on this fine Monday? I am tired from my 6hr drive! I had my pass plus
lesson today which was a 6hr drive up to London on the motor way and back. It was pretty scary but I did it and I'm glad I did, I definitely learnt a lot from today and feel less scared of having to go on the motor way : ) My back was killing by the end though and getting home was a good thing! Let me get on with the eats..........

I started the day with a banana and carob smoothie topped with pine nuts

Amazing enough said.

While I was driving we stopped at one of the services and got a costa coffee, I as always had a small soy latte

By the time I got home all that driving had worked up a hunger and my rice salad filled the gap

Beets as a side is a winner in my books : )

A while after lunch my sweet tooth was nagging me so I decided to make some rock cakes Tamzin style (- all the sugar that most bought cakes have!)

These were Almond, Date and Coconut Rockies, they caught a little on the top but tasted amazing so didn't matter

I can't really give a recipe as I just kinda through ingredients in! I did use a squirt of agave and dates to sweeten though and a small pack of vegan vanilla rice protein which made them really doughy and yum!

I wish you could have one don't you!?

Soft and scrumptious hmmmmmmmmmm

Enough about cakes look my new book arrived! I was recommended this by one of my readers so I thought it was worth a read. I'll let you know what I think. Have you read it?

Dinner was another "use up my ingredients" meal. I had a small portion of beef mince left which I cooked up with some onions, garlic, cherry toms, tom puree and a tsp of wholegrain mustard. It was yummy but I'm glad to see the last of the mince its just not my thing, the steamed veggies were delish too.

I've got a busy week ahead filled with exercise and work, meeting friends and preparing for Glastonbury which means I may not have the time to post everyday but I'll try sweetie pies I'll try!

Question:

How do you healthify stuff?

I never use actual sugar in recipes and I sometimes use apple sauce and yogurt to mix things up


4 comments:

  1. I'm also not a huge fan of using sugar. Mostly I tend to add agave or just some banana.

    6h behind the wheel sounds intense!

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  2. the rock cakes...YUM! Ok so those look perfect!!!

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  3. So glad the drive went well! What a cool looking bfast too! In terms of healthifying recipes, I usually try to remove some of the sugar and maybe some of the fat. I do like to leave some in though...I think if you take too much out you end up eating more!

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