Crunchy spiced chickpeas – 57 calories per portion

I’m back to doing the 8-week Blood Sugar Diet for the next 6 weeks – having returned from two week long holidays and before we embark on a 2 week holiday in December which will be closely followed by Christmas. I did the same last year – starting one week earlier – and managed an … Continue reading Crunchy spiced chickpeas – 57 calories per portion

Moving in the right direction….

I started the 8 week Blood Sugar Diet on 17th October, with almost exactly 8 weeks until I go on my next holiday! One thing I have noticed almost immediately (and other have reported similarly) is that my energy levels have risen.  I wake in the morning at around 6 – 7am, feeling refreshed and … Continue reading Moving in the right direction….

DEXA Scan

Sorry for the long spell between posts!  I’ve been continuing with the weight loss, mainly sticking to the Blood Sugar principles (cutting out bread, pasta, potatoes, rice and anything with grains, flour, etc). The weight has gone up and down but overall from my last post I’m down a few pounds, and we’ve had holidays … Continue reading DEXA Scan

Roasted Fennel with Parmesan – 166 calories

People either love or detest fennel. I am one of the former – just can’t get enough of the stuff! The nutrients in fennel are reputed to be linked to a range of health benefits. Bone health – the vitamin and mineral content in fennel contributes to building and maintaining bone structure and strength. Blood … Continue reading Roasted Fennel with Parmesan – 166 calories