Only intended to have just an Expresso coffee after my Pilates class

Only intended to have just an Expresso coffee after my Pilates class.....
.
.
However I ended up with a veggie brunch! .
.
Scrambled eggs, wilted spinach, mushrooms, grilled halloumi cheese,  7-seeded sourdough toast, spicy chilli tomato relish, smashed avocado.
.
.
.
.
.
….
.
.
However I ended up with a veggie brunch! .
.
Scrambled eggs, wilted spinach, mushrooms, grilled halloumi cheese, 7-seeded sourdough toast, spicy chilli tomato relish, smashed avocado.
.
.
.
.
.

Good morning

Good morning.
The only healthy eating part of today as the rest of Sunday is going to be filled with Christmas indulgence!
.
.
.
.
.

The only healthy eating part of today as the rest of Sunday is going to be filled with Christmas indulgence!
.
.
.
.
.

Healthy breakfasts dont need to be boring and can be attractively plated and colourful

Healthy breakfasts dont need to be boring and can be attractively plated and colourful. .
Organic scrambled eggs, organic streaky bacon, smashed avocado with chillis, wilted spinach, roasted sweet potato. .
If you make each plate of food appealing, it can help you regulate portion control and also create each meal to be a more sensory total experience. Always eat and focus on what you're eating rather than watching TV or reading. It's not good to eat on the move. The brain won't register you have eaten and you will remain hungry.
.
Eating with mindfulness can help remind the brain to send a timely message to the stomach when you are actually full.  This will stop you binge eating or over-eating and help you to to maintain an optimum healthy weight.
.
.
.
.
.
.
.
Organic scrambled eggs, organic streaky bacon, smashed avocado with chillis, wilted spinach, roasted sweet potato. .
If you make each plate of food appealing, it can help you regulate portion control and also create each meal to be a more sensory total experience. Always eat and focus on what you’re eating rather than watching TV or reading. It’s not good to eat on the move. The brain won’t register you have eaten and you will remain hungry.
.
Eating with mindfulness can help remind the brain to send a timely message to the stomach when you are actually full. This will stop you binge eating or over-eating and help you to to maintain an optimum healthy weight.
.
.
.
.
.
.

After an early morning Zumba dance class today, I decided to eat a more generous portioned breakfast than I have been eating on the other days when my fitness workout is more Pilates based

After an early morning Zumba dance class today, I decided to eat a more generous portioned breakfast than I have been eating on the other days when my fitness workout is more Pilates based.
.
However lets call this brunch as I waited 16 hours from my last meal of yesterday to 10am today to eat.
.
This is my intermittent fasting regime where I wait 16-18 hours between dinner and breakfast. I then squeeze the only other meal of the day into a small window of time before 6pm again. .
This is my easy to do solution to an ongoing lifestyle weight maintenance ( NOT diet) when I know I am going to need to be feeling and looking my best.
.
And this is how I help my clients when they want to lose weight and have been historically unsuccessful over the years with yo-yo dieting.
.
Its not calorie restrictive, however it is restrictive on cutting out all sugar, white simple carbs like potatoes, cakes, pastry, pasta, and most wheat and grains.
.
There is sourdough toast in my photo today but sometimes a little of what you fancy is better than denying yourself and craving it. .
And yes,  I did put butter on the toast too as eating some healthy fats will satisfy and help you feel fuller longer.
.
.
.
.
.

.
However lets call this brunch as I waited 16 hours from my last meal of yesterday to 10am today to eat.
.
This is my intermittent fasting regime where I wait 16-18 hours between dinner and breakfast. I then squeeze the only other meal of the day into a small window of time before 6pm again. .
This is my easy to do solution to an ongoing lifestyle weight maintenance ( NOT diet) when I know I am going to need to be feeling and looking my best.
.
And this is how I help my clients when they want to lose weight and have been historically unsuccessful over the years with yo-yo dieting.
.
Its not calorie restrictive, however it is restrictive on cutting out all sugar, white simple carbs like potatoes, cakes, pastry, pasta, and most wheat and grains.
.
There is sourdough toast in my photo today but sometimes a little of what you fancy is better than denying yourself and craving it. .
And yes, I did put butter on the toast too as eating some healthy fats will satisfy and help you feel fuller longer.
.
.
.
.
.

My perfect yummy breakfast

My perfect yummy breakfast.
Eggs = protein
Free range Bacon = protein 
Avocado = good fat 
Sweet potato fries = complex carbs .
.
.
.

Eggs = protein
Free range Bacon = protein
Avocado = good fat
Sweet potato fries = complex carbs .
.
.
.

My healthy breakfast and supplements today

My healthy breakfast and supplements today.
.
Hot water and lemon to start the day.
.
Kefir with Source of Life Gold Liquid multivitamin. Kefir for gut health .
OMEGA EYE omega 3 especially for eye health
.
Single Expresso .
2 organic egg omelette for protein intake with raw cows milk Gruyere ( for good gut health- not in you're pregnant) and spinach for additional iron, vitamins and good carbs.
.
.
.
.
.

.
Hot water and lemon to start the day.
.
Kefir with Source of Life Gold Liquid multivitamin. Kefir for gut health .
OMEGA EYE omega 3 especially for eye health
.
Single Expresso .
2 organic egg omelette for protein intake with raw cows milk Gruyere ( for good gut health- not in you’re pregnant) and spinach for additional iron, vitamins and good carbs.
.
.
.
.
.

When you’re feeling low and dark Winter nights are closing in, and you’re craving not those good healthy complex carbs like vegetables and pulses, but the unhealthy white simple carbs, such as white bread, potatoes, chips, pasta, cakes, pastries and biscuits

When you're feeling low and dark Winter nights are closing in,
and you're craving not those good healthy complex carbs like vegetables and pulses, but the unhealthy white simple carbs,  such as white bread, potatoes, chips, pasta, cakes, pastries and biscuits ....
.
Then keeping a healthy gut is super-important when you may not be feeding your gut with the best food choices.
.
Probiotics are live bacteria found in fermented foods. Fermented foods and probiotics are proven to help gut health which in turn create your overall healthy body and mind.
.
These include Kefir which is fermented milk and Sauerkraut which is fermented cabbage.
Symprove is also a probiotic.
.
.
.
.

.
Then keeping a healthy gut is super-important when you may not be feeding your gut with the best food choices.
.
Probiotics are live bacteria found in fermented foods. Fermented foods and probiotics are proven to help gut health which in turn create your overall healthy body and mind.
.
These include Kefir which is fermented milk and Sauerkraut which is fermented cabbage.
Symprove is also a probiotic.
.
.
.
.

Sun, sea and seafood

Sun, sea and seafood.
.
The last day of an Indian Summer with lunch by the sea with a healthy but delicious Asian fusion mix of scallop, seabass and tempura prawn on a bed of vegetables, noodles and peanuts.
.
It's so easy to eat healthily when it's presented beautifully and tastes delcious.
Its all about the flavours.
.
Even when you are cooking at home, however simple or basic the recipe or meal, if you take a bit of extra care and time to make it look appetising on the plate, you will feel more satisfied on a smaller portion.
You will crave less of the unhealthy sugary carb laden foods which give high/low spikes to your blood sugar and energy levels.
.
.
.
.
.

.
The last day of an Indian Summer with lunch by the sea with a healthy but delicious Asian fusion mix of scallop, seabass and tempura prawn on a bed of vegetables, noodles and peanuts.
.
It’s so easy to eat healthily when it’s presented beautifully and tastes delcious.
Its all about the flavours.
.
Even when you are cooking at home, however simple or basic the recipe or meal, if you take a bit of extra care and time to make it look appetising on the plate, you will feel more satisfied on a smaller portion.
You will crave less of the unhealthy sugary carb laden foods which give high/low spikes to your blood sugar and energy levels.
.
.
.
.
.

When you’re feeling chilly, this spicy Thai prawn laksa does a great job of warming from inside out

When you're feeling chilly, this spicy Thai prawn laksa does a great job of warming from inside out.
.
.
.
A coconut milk soup with Thai spices, chilli and lemongrass with rice noodles, giant prawns,basil, beans, beanshoots, broccoli, greens
Healthy, low carb and protein.
Filling and yummy.
.
.
.
.

#@phat_phuc_noodle_bar

.
.
.
A coconut milk soup with Thai spices, chilli and lemongrass with rice noodles, giant prawns,basil, beans, beanshoots, broccoli, greens
Healthy, low carb and protein.
Filling and yummy.
.
.
.
.

#@phat_phuc_noodle_bar