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Please Note: Unless otherwise stated – all recipes are on Blue Plan

Waffles – Bacon & Eggs

Waffles – Bacon & Eggs

Waffles - Bacon & Eggs   Cook the potato waffle in the oven (as directed) or airfryer (7 mins on 200c). Meanwhile in a large non stick pan, spray with oil & panfry Veg on one side and cook bacon on the other side of the pan (saves washing up), whisk eggs in a...

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Egg Wrap With Panfried Veg & Cottage Cheese

Egg Wrap With Panfried Veg & Cottage Cheese

  Egg Wrap With Panfried Veg & Cottage Cheese Please note, by using different brands you will change the smart point values. Always run it through your recipe builder if your unsure. 2 eggs + 1 cup egg whites100 gs WW cottage cheese1/2 cup sliced mushroom1/2...

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Parfait – Gluten Free Coconut

Parfait – Gluten Free Coconut

Gluten Free Coconut Parfait 50 gms Kez’s Gluten Free Cinnamon Cereal170 gms Chobani plain yoghurt (0.5% (mixed with a few drops of coconut essence to make coconut flavoured yoghurt))Raspberries Put all together in a jar - it took 5 minutes

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Sunday Full Breakfast

Sunday Full Breakfast

Sunday Full Breakfast 2 eggs + 1/2 Cup egg whites (I use puregg) 4 vine tomatoes 60 gms Hans WW endorsed bacon 1 Cups roughly sliced mushroom 1 Cup fresh spinach 2 x 3 second Spray of Olive oil spray 1 Tsp fresh basil Salt & Pepper 1/2 Clove garlic (optional) In a...

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Parfait – Summer Fruit

Parfait – Summer Fruit

  Parfait - Summer Fruit Every mouthful you eat is just pure joy. 140 gms chobani plain 0.5% fat yoghurt 35 gms kez’s gluten free Cocoa & Coconut cereal Raspberries Mango 1/2 tsp pepitas Layer all the ingredients into a jar Optional : a drizzle of sugar free...

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Overnight Oats – Coconut

Overnight Oats – Coconut

  Overnight Oats -Mango Coconut 150 gms Yopro plain yoghurt30 gms quick oats (or rolled)30 mls Ayam organic light coconut cream1 tbls queens sugar free maple syrup Mix all ingredients together.Layer the bottom of a jar with mango, then spoon over half the ...

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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.

 

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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.

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