Hello loves! Wohoooo it’s Friday! I don’t know about you but I’m super happy that the weekend has come around so fast again. Where do the weeks go these days- it’s crazy!
Since getting Bath I have been getting back to the old routine by hitting the gym and getting back on track with my workout schedule:
Monday: A 1.82 miles in 15 minutes run with Alfie plus and ab workout, lunges, squats, press ups and tricep dips.
Tuesday: Rest day
Wednesday: 20 minute cross country on the cross trainer plus 30 minutes of intervals on the bike, adaptive motion trainer and step machine.
Thursday: 15 minute warm-up intervals, strength workout 2, 5 minutes cool down
Friday: 30 minutes of high intensity intervals on the treadmill and 30 minutes of intervals on the step machine, bike and cross trainer plus abs and core work.
I’ve also been getting back to making my own meals in the kitchen which I’ve really enjoyed, particularly my breakfasts. I missed my oats and green smoothies for breakfast-they beat hotel breakfasts by far!
Homemade Pumpkin Butter oats made using 1/2 cup of oats, 2 cups of water, 1 cup of soya milk, 2 tbsps of my pumpkin butter with plain soya yoghurt, hazelnuts and raw shredded coconut.
A luscious green smoothie made using 1 banana, spinach, maca powder, water, almond extract, xanthan gum and guar gum topped with Mornflake extra crispy muesli and plain soya yoghurt.
Another hearty bowl of oats: 1/2 oats, 2 cups of water, 1 cup of soya milk, a chopped apple, blackberries, cinnamon, plain soya yoghurt, maple syrup and crunch peanut butter.
I’ve also been enjoying lots of Carrot and Sweet Potato soup in my new soup bowl that I picked up in Bath- cute right? I couldn’t resist it when I saw it. It’s perfect for the colder temperature as I have a feeling that I will be eating a lot of soup.
I’ve been snacking on a lot of pumpkin recently, well ‘tis the season! Eating it cold drizzled with a peanut flour and maple syrup sauce makes it extra special. I do prefer squash but this pumpkin tasted fab!
Then of course there is the classic rice cakes topped with peanut butter and a chopped banana. A standard combo, but it’s always so good!
I’ve also been eating a lot of simple salads to feel more balanced after all of that restaurant food I was becoming accustomed to in Bath. It all tasted gorgeous but I was happy to get back to my salads and feeling more like myself again. This one included romaine lettuce leaves, half an avocado, pumpkin, cucumber and a green pepper. Really simple but exactly what my body needed.
Whilst away I was sent some lovely products to review:
Booja-Booja stem ginger chocolate truffles and some Sakata Japanese rice crackers. I can’t wait to review these products, especially after trying the plain rice crackers today with my salad-delish!
This weekend in the UK it’s bonfire night. I’ve always loved this celebration since I was little so I can’t wait to see the sky lit up with fire works. My neighbours’ have already got into the spirit and started their celebrations early, which means a freebie show from my window in the comfort of my own home. 🙂
I’m off to London for a wedding tomorrow, which should be lovely. Here’s wishing that they have a fire work display planned!
Have a great weekend everyone!
What foods do you look forward to eating when you get back from a break away?
Are you going to any firework displays this weekend or do you have something else planned?