Some time ago I was the subject of some unduly harsh criticism of my general ranking as a Significant Other after Instagramming evidence that I was about to serve the Mr a weight watchers esque fake pizza for dinner. A weight watchers esque fake pizza with mange tout on it. I will defend myself as … Continue reading The Skinny Thing: Pizza Tortillas
Did everyone see that rather brilliant long read By Bee Wilson in the Guardian this week about the rise and (arguable) demise of the clean eating phenomenon? It is a very well written and astute commentary around current attitudes to lifestyle, the evils of social media and the assumed right to violently defend a factually … Continue reading Are You Going to Eat…..Quark?
It's been a bit of a week on the diet front, where various employment obligations and personal weaknesses have meant living off of a staple feed of severely low effort food that was either cooked by someone else or merely assembled then covered with cheese in my kitchen. I've been busy and knackered and in … Continue reading The Skinny Thing: Oven Fried Chicken
Does anyone know a fat vegan? You're sniggering now and waiting for the punchline but really, I want to know. Do you know an un-skinny (long term) vegan? I thought I did once, but she was forced to correct me with a wry smile when I found her demolishing a burger at a food festival … Continue reading The Skinny Thing: Calling All Fat Vegans.
Some time in November I told of my dip into the WW world of pointed dieting. It's been, well, irritating and effective in more or less equal measures. My progress in weight loss terms has been slow but generally in the right direction despite that pesky business of Christmas the misery month of January and … Continue reading The Skinny Thing- Four Months of Weight Watchers
Following recent dietary requirements and a constant glut of the superfood-that-we-aren't-allowed-to-call-a-superfood-anymore Kale recipes, I have had several bashes at making my own kale chips at home. They are pretty simple to do, though you have to pay attention, and make a fine addition to any nibbles plate or weekend sports observation table. If, like … Continue reading Easy Kale Chips
I came up with this frankly brilliant dinner whilst trying to research a weight watchers friendly dish that I could feed to guests on a Friday night without violating the Geneva convention. One serving will set you back maybe 7 smart points or if you are on no count method no more than 3 of … Continue reading The Skinny Thing- Spicy Pilaf