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What is your menu like during a typical week?

Old May 7th 2018, 8:05 am
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Originally Posted by DXBtoDOH View Post
I don't do takeaways either. For me lunches are yogurts (plain), lunches during the work week is steamed broccoli and a carrot and lentil dish I make on Saturdays and portion out and I now add a diced egg to it. Weeknight dinners, if I remember to eat, is just a salad, bit of oil and vinegar and diced eggs. I recently increased to two diced eggs as I want to increase the protein intake.

Do eat out on weekends. It varies. Saturday nights I usually have a cracking good burger and chips made by my hotel bar, it's surprisingly right on the money. I'm not trying to save money on cooking more (to the contrary I don't think it's possible for me to spend even less on food) but I'm working out more and the workout is becoming more intense, which implies I need to increase the food intake. And therein lies the problem.

Reddiva and Shed's menus do have me salivating but they're very meat oriented and I don't necessarily want to increase the meat intake (I'm meat free Sunday-Thursday). But we'll see how that works out as I can feel the body starting to crave more meat.
These are meat free and you can batch cook. Having a food processor helps cut down on chopping veg and i hate chopping onions

https://www.jamieoliver.com/recipes/...d-lentil-soup/ You can take out the bacon and add more chillis depending on your taste. This freezes well and is filling.

https://www.jamieoliver.com/recipes/...veggie-chilli/ The peanut butter and cocoa powder give it a lovely smoky taste. This is also meat free and freezes well
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Old May 7th 2018, 10:01 am
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lol, guess it did sound like it. But nah, she was awesome and genuinely hope she gets happiness and things work out well for her.

Need to get a health check completed soon. Hopefully I won't have to change my routine
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lol, guess it did sound like it. But nah, she was awesome and genuinely hope she gets happiness and things work out well for her.
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Good positive outlook, well done.

You can't just trade her in for a cook anyway - man also needs a cleaner.
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Breakfast - usually black coffee and 5 cigs
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Generally:
Brekkie - nothing, just coffee and water in the office.
Lunch (12ish) - sandwich, small pasta pot and a bag of crisps.
Dinner - recently, mostly takeaways but going to get back to cooking which is normally along the lines of: lasagna / bolognese / steak and veg / stuffed chicken breast and veg / steak or chicken salad / pork chops and veg / simple curry / stir fry / something from a cookery book.
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Breakfast-2 cups black coffee and a few cigarettes
Lunch- nothing
Evening- currently watercress, tomato and salty crackers
Whisky & coke while watching films in evening
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Breakfast-2 cups black coffee and a few cigarettes
Lunch- nothing
Evening- currently watercress, tomato and salty crackers
Whisky & coke while watching films in evening
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No red meat during the week

Everything batch cooked and prepped

Calorie specific macros to training plans

Slack off Friday / Saturday

Tip to kill drab food is the fat-vinegar-herb combo- use it well and you'll transform grains and other boring shite that's good for you
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Haha some people are just showing off.

Breakfast - Granola with yoghurt, topped with fruit (usually banana, blueberries)
Lunch - Either a prawn biriyani from the Indian place across the road, chicken quesadilla wrap from the canteen or lamb kofte wrap/makanek wrap from downstairs
Dinner - mixture of delivery, eating out or if I do cook... (thai curry, easy - chicken, sweetcorn, red/green curry paste and coconut milk. If I'm feeling arabic, lamb meatballs with harissa couscous, pine nuts and fresh salad)
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Weekdays

Healthy phase

Brekkie - Water, fruit
Lunch - Some kind of sandwhich
Dinner - Scallops followed by marinated sea bass / sea breem / tiger prawns and rocket salad

Non - healthy phase

Brekkie - Water and a small plain chocky bar, possibly a packet of crisps
Lunch - Subway or an Elevation burger, fries and a Coke (zero)
Dinner - Take away (Curry and chips, Doner and chips or possibly a pizza)

Weekend

Either phase

Brekkie - Nothing
Lunch - Takeaway + 10 pints
Dinner - Nothing
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