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Healthy "roast" lunch

Pineapple27
Pineapple274 stone

Here's my lunch from today. A succulent 210g fillet steak cooked to perfection my my husband. In my eyes, no reason to add anything more than a little olive oil on a brush before cooking and then salt and pepper afterwards.

Served with roasted baby carrots, sprouts and butternut squash.

Including the oil for frying and roasting - 493 calories.

I've been losing weight for 5 years now, presently following the 8 week Blood Sugar Diet (Michael Mosley) and concentrating on low carb, high fat.

Diets aren't all about lettuce!

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That looks great. I eat like that on paleo diet. I would lean more towards green veg as I am not a big butternut squash fan but it looks lovely. I don't know how much you lost - you could ask for a badge so you can be loud and proud!

Pineapple27
Pineapple274 stone in reply to EllaMidlands

I do eat a lot of green veg usually.... all cabbaged and sprouted out at the moment! I have lost 4.5 stone (presently need to lose half a stone "again" after a 1.5 stone gain) but I know what's to be done :-)

I'll ask for a badge, even though I didn't lose all of my weight via this site. I did join to try and encourage others, as I know it's made such a massive difference to me - not just in terms of physical ability, but emotionally and spiritually!

YellowRose55
YellowRose554st 7lbs

Your meal looks lovely especially that steak. I tried roasted Butternut squash today for the first time after your last post and really like it, so thanks for that.

Pineapple27
Pineapple274 stone in reply to YellowRose55

I'm glad you liked the butternut squash! It makes a great replacement for potatoes, pasta, etc.

Did you see the post about the celeriac chips? If you don't much like the flavour of celery, it won't be for you - although the flavour isn't half as strong as celery and the texture is completely different..... healthunlocked.com/nhsweigh...

YellowRose55
YellowRose554st 7lbs in reply to Pineapple27

Yes I saw that post. I don't really like celery so I might give that one a miss thanks, but it was nice to try something new today and I will definitely be having Butternut squash again.

Pineapple27
Pineapple274 stone in reply to YellowRose55

Can I interest you in courgetti instead maybe???

YellowRose55
YellowRose554st 7lbs in reply to Pineapple27

What;s courgetti ?

Pineapple27
Pineapple274 stone in reply to YellowRose55

It's julienned or spiralised courgette... stir fried for just a few minutes in a little olive oil. Serve in place of spaghetti! I actually prefer it to regular spaghetti as it's about a quarter of the calories but got a nice crunch to it.

YellowRose55
YellowRose554st 7lbs in reply to Pineapple27

That does sound nice. I do like courgettes so I must get myself a spiraliser.

Pineapple27
Pineapple274 stone in reply to YellowRose55

I have one of these: amazon.co.uk/OXO-Good-Grips... works well and doesn't take up much space at all!

EllaMidlands
EllaMidlands5 stone in reply to Pineapple27

I am going to try celeriac. I asked my husband to buy it and I think he didn't hear me right as he came back with celery. Still I like celery so had a stick with a sprinkle of salt. Well done on your weight loss, having a badge would be good as i find it inspires me to see people who have managed to lose weight because it is hard!

Pineapple27
Pineapple274 stone in reply to EllaMidlands

I think I read somewhere it takes more calories to chew a stick of celery than it contains..... so get chewing on that celery! Haa haa :D

IndigoBlue61
IndigoBlue61Administrator

Looks delicious ☺

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