Food

Tuesday’s Food & Workout Diary

Tuesday’s Food & Workout Diary

Good morning, good afternoon, good evening!! It’s been a while since I blogged, I was thinking that I haven’t really had anything new to share – but I guess there’s been more going on inside my head than anything.  I’ve been maintaining, for the most […]

How We Meal Plan and Prep

How We Meal Plan and Prep

I like to THINK that we are pretty organised in our house.  But then I survey the bomb site that is our tiny kitchen and my eyes glaze over the washing all over the spare bed and I start to doubt my skills as an […]

The Great NZ Food Show 2017

The Great NZ Food Show 2017

I wanted to go to the Great NZ Food Show last year.  But I didn’t.  The year before that, when I hadn’t had weight loss surgery, I actually had no interest in it.  So why would someone who has the stomach the size of a […]

What’s On My Plate – A Day of Eating post WLS

What’s On My Plate – A Day of Eating post WLS

Every since the days of pre-op, I’m asked the same question at least once a week – and sometimes daily. … but but what do you actually eat? I usually say something along the lines of “I favour protein, leafy green vegetables, unprocessed carbs and […]

A Week’s Worth of WLS Lunches

A Week’s Worth of WLS Lunches

Lunches don’t have to be boring – and they don’t have to be leftovers. Don’t get me wrong, I absolutely freaking love leftovers but I do get bored of eating the same thing every day. Everything I am sharing in this post, I have made […]

My Food Bag – Does it work for Weight Loss Surgery Patients?

My Food Bag – Does it work for Weight Loss Surgery Patients?

I know, I know, ordering a few weeks of My Food Bag seems like a weird thing to do especially when I really enjoy cooking so much and I’m in the middle of collating and creating a recipe book especially for Weight Loss Surgery patients. […]

Why a Paleo Lifestyle works best for me post Gastric Bypass

Why a Paleo Lifestyle works best for me post Gastric Bypass

I refuse to call Paleo a diet. But then I’m probably not as hard core as Pete Evans would want me to be. For me, eating paleo style is about eating whole food that is not processed and foods that are not packaged with extended […]

How the Whole 30 helps my Meal Planning and Eating

How the Whole 30 helps my Meal Planning and Eating

For the last few years, my partner and I have chosen to eat Paleo style – well, for the most part.  He is a Type 1 diabetic and there are instances where he has to have toast and peanut butter “my bloods are low babe” […]

But What Do You Eat?

But What Do You Eat?

One of the most talked about parts of a post gastric bypass lifestyle is food – because its the biggest change especially in comparison to someone else.  And so the question I get all the time is … but what do you eat? The first few […]