Getting back on track – daily food diary 

So guys I’ve been so off plan it’s unreal. Two weeks ago I gained 9lbs shocking! But I went through a lot and my binge eating has been out of control.

Two days ago I managed to get some strength and motivate myself to get back on track properly. I got an SAS log and using my planner from Little Things Planners. So I thought it would be great to share with you my daily meal plan. I am also doing insta stories (videos) going through the food and diary as to how I use it so make sure you follow me on Instagram 😉

Tuesday meal plan


So I’m not doing great having my full hexa. I find it hard because no vegan cheese is hexa and I don’t drink all the almond milk. So something to work on. With the SAS log I’ve realised I’m writing after I eat, like way after so I need to reflect and change that. I must admit I’m super hungry but that’s adjusting to being back on plan and getting used to what I can eat on the fodmap diet within slimming world. 

Also the dots on the page represents toilet habits! I hadn’t poo’d in over a week so this was awesome! So I need to see how many times I go and how long between. IBS is not fun.

Any questions please leave them below. 

Thanks guys and remember!

Never Stop & Stay Strong x 

Pure Chimp Matcha Green Tea Review

was sent some Pure Chimp Matcha Green Tea to try and I do love my green tea, so of course this would be a winner already in my eyes.

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Match Green Tea is classed as a superfood and it has lots of benefits, for example:

  • High in Antioxidants
  • Loaded with Catechin, EGCg
  • Boosts Memory and Concentration
  • Increases Energy Levels and Endurance
  • Burns Calories
  • Detoxifies the Body
  • Fortifies the Immune System
  • Helps clear your head

So the health benefits seem great don’t they? With using green tea I do believe in some of these benefits. One cup keeps my energy levels stable without the dips and peaks of normal caffeinated drinks. I have one every morning to kick start my metabolism, I can see the difference the weeks were I barely drink it to weeks when I have it every day. I am less bloated and it helps with my water intake.

To make a drink you mix 1/2 a level teaspoon with hot water. Green tea can be an acquired taste, so if it is too strong this use 1/4 teaspoon or mix in some lemon, honey or maple syrup for that added sweetness.

If you don’t like to drink green tea, I love adding 1/2 teaspoon of the tea to my porridge, you do not taste it once you add milk, fruit and a little syrup. You get all the benefits without having to drink it. It also make your breakfast a beautiful colour.

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The product mixes well in drinks and foods. Only thing if you are having a hot green tea, keep a spoon close by as if you leave it to long to drink, it will collate at the bottom of the mug. So by giving it the occasionally stir, it is perfect. Just the same as having to do it with a hot chocolate.

After I had my first cup I did feel full of energy, I did make mine a little stronger that what it says on the packet, as I love green tea and thought I could handle it. I did feel like I had a bit of a buzz, excitement really and my workout kicked butt that day. I had no come down at all.

1/2 of a teaspoon is equivalent to 10 cups of green tea.

When you buy a matcha green tea from Pure Chimp they donate 5% to a charity. This is a big bonus as it is lovely when companies give back.

The products are suitable for vegans and are registered with the vegan society.

Pure Chimp also have a lemon and mint flavoured tea, I so want the mint tea as it is a firm favourite with me. If you go to Pure Chimps website you will see the teas come in jars and packets, they also sell a cute whisk, which is now on my wish list.

Let’s talk price

It isn’t cheap for a packet it is £4.95 and the jar is £11.95, initially it is a shock but it is a product that will last. You only need 1/2 teaspoon per drink, so it will last quite the while and when you average out what you would be paying for normal green tea which is usually around £3 for 20 teabags, it puts it into  perspective. 

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Final Thoughts 

I would recommend this product. I have enjoyed drinking it and I shall be purchasing more. Defiantly can’t wait to get my hands on the Mint tea. Stick to the 1/2 teaspoon per mug, don’t do what I did or you’ll be giving yourself a type of pre workout.

If you pick up some, please let me know what you think?

 

From Pure Chimp website;

Ingredients: 100% finely ground matcha green tea leaves (ceremonial grade). That is all!

Shelf life: 18 months. Produce of Japan. Suitable for vegans.