My Latest Recipes
Anna Van Dyken is Feed Me Healthy: Author, WW Ambassador, and everyone’s Friend.
Please Note: Unless otherwise stated – all recipes are on Blue Plan
Skinny Caesar Salad with Chicken 100 gms Grilled chicken breast cooked in oil sprayCos lettuce (as much as you like)10 gms anchovies (optional)1 tbls shaved Parmesan cheese42 gms Hans WW endorsed bacon (grilled & thinly sliced)Thinly sliced red onion (as much as...
Feed Me Healthy Pizza Killing the pizza cravings the healthy way! 1 x rye mountain bread30 gms Bega country light grated cheese20 gms leggos tomato pizza sauce50 gms dons shaved hamCapsicum dicedOnion dicedMushroom dicedItalian herbs sprinkled over the toppepper &...
Quiche Taco Boats Easy Quick Make Ahead Lunches 3 Ole El Paso soft taco “boat” shells (larger ones not mini)3 eggs60 gms low fat mozzarella cheese80 gms Don’s low fat ham1 onion finely dicedAsparagus baby tipsSalt & Pepper1 tsp Italian seasoningDash of water Mix...
Open BBQ “Burgers” 2 BBQ’d pumpkin slices2 BBQ’d Field Mushrooms 22 Woolies heart Smart burger patties BBQ’dFresh sliced tomatoRocket20 gms South cape low fat Feta
Loaded Fries Have I mentioned how much I love my airfryer? It’s quick, healthy cooking, especially when you want comfort food, and fries are very much comfort but these are a healthier version. 200 gms Spud lite or Carisma potatoes100 gms lean pork mince1 tsp taco...
Grilled Prawns & Calamari With Salad 100 gms calamari6 large raw green prawns (peeled tails on)oil spray1/2 tsp mixed dried herbsPinch of chilli1 clove small - garlic Mix the herbs, chilli and garlic through the seafood and let sit in the fridge for the flavours...
Anna Van Dyken
WW turned my life around. I lost 70 kilograms – that’s an entire person, and half my body weight. I used to be the size of two people, and now I am just one . . .
When I walked into my local WW meeting one Saturday morning in 2012, I weighed almost 143 kilograms. For years I had been eating for emotional comfort, rather than nourishment.
After my beloved sister, Christina, died from a rare type of bone cancer – the same year my son, Ethan, was born – I had turned to food, no longer caring about myself or my health. This is when my weight got completely out of control. I knew I had to change the unhealthy habits that had become part of my daily life, and I left that first WW meeting armed with the knowledge and tools I needed to bring about change, including cookbooks, measuring spoons and kitchen scales.
I already knew how to cook: a happy childhood spent kneading pasta and baking delicious cakes alongside my beautiful Nonna had blessed me with a love of good ingredients and sharing meals. I just needed to learn a different way of cooking; to make it healthy and nourishing, as well as delicious.
I was – and still am – so lucky to have the unwavering support of Rodney, my husband, and Ethan (the light of my life). Initially overwhelmed by the task that lay ahead, I sobbed in Rodney’s arms one night.
He then said the wise words that completely changed my attitude to my weight-loss journey: ‘You can’t change everything at once, Anna. You need to do things little by little.’
I decided to change one habit at a time and aim for achievable 5 kilogram goals. And it worked.
For the people worried about the QR Code scanning of my new book and no SP. Please rest assured it is easy and makes YOUR life so simple.
- Scan the QR Code on your phone
- It will open in a browser (Safari or Google) and will then go straight to your WW App with all the information your need to store into your day/week – no matter what plan you are on.
If you want, write in pencil the SP in your book – but please remember – PENCIL – WW is forever changing – updating – keeping abreast of everything new and innovative. This book moves with the times!