Healthy homecooked Sunday brunch

Healthy homecooked Sunday brunch.
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Scrambled local farmshop free range eggs, smoked salmon from the village fish shop, smashed avocado with red chillies that were home grown in my garden, peashoots, and artisan seeded sourdough bread from the local baker. .
When you're by the seaside it's so much nicer to be able to shop locally for your ingredients, supporting the local community and village shops but also to know that the food you're buying is mostly locally produced and free range or organic..
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Sometimes the food we eat may look and taste delicious but add nothing positive to daily diet or our nutrition. These include simple carbs which are mostly foods that are beige ( ie: bread, biscuits, cakes, pastries, pasta). Processed foods.  Hormone-fed meats.  Battery-reared chickens and eggs.
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Scrambled local farmshop free range eggs, smoked salmon from the village fish shop, smashed avocado with red chillies that were home grown in my garden, peashoots, and artisan seeded sourdough bread from the local baker. .
When you’re by the seaside it’s so much nicer to be able to shop locally for your ingredients, supporting the local community and village shops but also to know that the food you’re buying is mostly locally produced and free range or organic..
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Sometimes the food we eat may look and taste delicious but add nothing positive to daily diet or our nutrition. These include simple carbs which are mostly foods that are beige ( ie: bread, biscuits, cakes, pastries, pasta). Processed foods. Hormone-fed meats. Battery-reared chickens and eggs.
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2/3 vegetables, complex carbs and 1/3 protein

2/3 vegetables, complex carbs and 1/3 protein.
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2 organic Duchy of Cornwall skin-on, bone-in chicken thighs roasted in extra virgin olive oil and salt on the skin so it becomes crispy.
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4 M&S outdoor bred,  nitrate-free unsmoked, streaky bacon rashers fried in olive oil until crispy.
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(Free from) Sacla tomato pesto, wheat free, gluten free, dairy free. 
Cauliflower, French beans, broccoli, brussel sprouts, sweet potato and squash cubes.
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It looks a lot on the plate, but once the bone is out of a chicken thigh there isn't much meat. 
Vegetables have very few calories.
I am not suggesting counting calories but I am suggesting that filling up on lots of vegetables is the healthy way to eat. 
The chicken protein with some healthy fats (olive oil and chicken skin) will help you fill fuller longer. .
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2 organic Duchy of Cornwall skin-on, bone-in chicken thighs roasted in extra virgin olive oil and salt on the skin so it becomes crispy.
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4 M&S outdoor bred, nitrate-free unsmoked, streaky bacon rashers fried in olive oil until crispy.
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(Free from) Sacla tomato pesto, wheat free, gluten free, dairy free.
Cauliflower, French beans, broccoli, brussel sprouts, sweet potato and squash cubes.
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It looks a lot on the plate, but once the bone is out of a chicken thigh there isn’t much meat.
Vegetables have very few calories.
I am not suggesting counting calories but I am suggesting that filling up on lots of vegetables is the healthy way to eat.
The chicken protein with some healthy fats (olive oil and chicken skin) will help you fill fuller longer. .
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Sunday’s thought for the day

Sunday's thought for the day.
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On social media and especially on Instagram "Likes" can = Acceptance and self-worth to many on here.
Be like Tom and be your own person. 
Be unique.
Don't compare yourself.
Your individuality is what makes you special.
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On social media and especially on Instagram “Likes” can = Acceptance and self-worth to many on here.
Be like Tom and be your own person.
Be unique.
Don’t compare yourself.
Your individuality is what makes you special.
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Today’s Stripes

Today's Stripes. 
Sloppy, Sunday comfy dressing. .
My posts are always non-filtered and exactly how I look that day. .
It shouldn't be necessary to filter, Facetune, or create a social media enhanced perfect version of yourself. .
NO celebrity or client I have ever styled or dressed for the Red Carpet has had a perfect body or skin.  You can always aspire to be the best version of yourself but your imperfections are what make you unique.
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Be confident enough in your own self-image and body-image to not judge or compare yourself to others, especially others' fitered Instagram posts. They're not real.
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Tshirt dress: Primark
Sweater: Zadig and Voltaire 
Metallic trainers: Superga
Specs: People
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Sloppy, Sunday comfy dressing. .
My posts are always non-filtered and exactly how I look that day. .
It shouldn’t be necessary to filter, Facetune, or create a social media enhanced perfect version of yourself. .
NO celebrity or client I have ever styled or dressed for the Red Carpet has had a perfect body or skin. You can always aspire to be the best version of yourself but your imperfections are what make you unique.
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Be confident enough in your own self-image and body-image to not judge or compare yourself to others, especially others’ fitered Instagram posts. They’re not real.
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Tshirt dress: Primark
Sweater: Zadig and Voltaire
Metallic trainers: Superga
Specs: People
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Sunday breakfast

Sunday breakfast.
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Poached eggs and smashed avocado on a slice of granary toast, with chopped chillies to sprinkle on top snd some watercress snd spinach leaves. 
A hot water with a slice of lemon to start and an Expresso to finish. 
Sunday is one of the few days I have a slice of toast treat. The rest of the week is wheat free as much as possible. A mostly wheat and grain free lifestyle helps me to keep at an even weight and not bloat.
Also leaving a minimum of 12 hours from my last meal of the previous evening to the next day breakfast or first meal of the day gives the digestive system a rest for good gut health.
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Poached eggs and smashed avocado on a slice of granary toast, with chopped chillies to sprinkle on top snd some watercress snd spinach leaves.
A hot water with a slice of lemon to start and an Expresso to finish.
Sunday is one of the few days I have a slice of toast treat. The rest of the week is wheat free as much as possible. A mostly wheat and grain free lifestyle helps me to keep at an even weight and not bloat.
Also leaving a minimum of 12 hours from my last meal of the previous evening to the next day breakfast or first meal of the day gives the digestive system a rest for good gut health.
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Sometimes a little of what you fancy (a slice of granary seeded toast) when your daily diet is wheat free, is better than denying yourself, craving it and then succumbing and binging

Sometimes a little of what you fancy (a slice of granary seeded toast) when your daily diet is wheat free, is better than denying yourself, craving it and then succumbing and binging. 
Sunday brunch starting with a hot lemon water, then scrambled organic eggs, crispy free range bacon, a slice of toast and an Expresso coffee. .
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Sunday brunch starting with a hot lemon water, then scrambled organic eggs, crispy free range bacon, a slice of toast and an Expresso coffee. .
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Stripey Sunday

Stripey Sunday.
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Needed to wear colour as it's such a grey day today.
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I like to mix High street with Designer. The cashmere sweater was an M&S sale bargain.. Bought in size 20 (  so I can wear it big and sloppy-I'm a 10/12) .
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Needed to wear colour as it’s such a grey day today.
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I like to mix High street with Designer. The cashmere sweater was an M&S sale bargain.. Bought in size 20 ( so I can wear it big and sloppy-I’m a 10/12) .
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