A journey into Parenthood & dealing with loss

So today was day one on the new eating plan. I had to be up super early for a meeting so I did have a cup of instant coffee. But I only had the one! I drank 3 large glasses of water, which is better than normal, and I’m very proud of myself. I’ll work my way back up to 8.

For lunch I had one of the Asian pots from Woolies – Sesame Ginger Pork with Jasmine Rice. Very tasty! Dinner tonight I made stuffed butternut and grilled pineapple for dessert. It is meat free monday, so we were good this week.

Here is how to make the stuffed butternut for 2:
Preheat the oven to 180C
Cut one medium butternut in half length ways, scoop out the seeds and discard.
Place on a baking tray, cut side up.
Drizzle with olive oil and sprinkle with your selection of spices. I used nutmeg, cinnamon, ginger, coriander, cumin and cayenne pepper today, but it often changes. Nutmeg is the most important one.
Place in the oven for 30-40 minutes until the flesh is just cooked.
Remove from the oven and allow to cool slightly.
In a separate bowl mix together chopped herbs (I used basil tonight), feta, salt and pepper. Tonight I added chopped peppadews.
Scoop the flesh of the butternut into the herb and cheese mix and mix well.
Spoon the mixture back into the butternut skins and bake for a further 10 minutes.
Enjoy!

The grilled pineapple was served with chopped pistachios and plain yoghurt.

We have decided to sit this month out in favour of getting out bodies into a healthier state. More news to follow soon.

Advertisements

Comments on: "First day on the healthier eating plan." (1)

  1. I’m starting to eat healthier tomorrow. 🙂 Good for you!

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

SA Cloth Directory

Cloth Addicts Unite!

Slowly treading water

My slighlty chaotic, anything-but-ordinary journey trying to be a wife, medical professional and still be me

Fragile Haven

A Fragile X carrier shares the ups and downs of TTC

Mothering three deaf daughters - my journey...

my experiences and daily life as a parent of deaf children

The Adventures of Fanny P.

...because life is just one big adventure...

Immotileturtle's Blog

Just another infertile rocking in a fertile world

lamenting the lentil

unexplained infertility, twin pregnancy, and me

desperateinthedesert

A journey from infertility to family and beyond

two solid lines

Life in search of two solid lines...Our journey to parenthood.

drinkrunyoga

Running, Mommyhood, and Awesomeness!

Decorex SA

Official blog of Decorex SA, South Africa's favourite home decor, design and lifestyle exhibition

Barefoot Whispers

Medical doctor, book-lover, aspirant adventurer

Midlands Musings

The love, life and words of a Midlands girl who cannot be put in a nutshell.

basilBLOGinc

This is a writing page to complement my photograph page on www.basilARTinc.com

The crooked path through IVF

Will I be missing motherhood entirely? It’s the only question that seems to weigh on my mind these days.

clothpot

instant urban greening

tiredoftryingtoconcieve

22 and TTC - London Living <3

mission: mini vogt

Our journey to create {and keep} a healthy baby.

Me Becoming Mom

Tales of a gal on her journey through infertility

%d bloggers like this: