What did you eat yesterday?

(91 Posts)
monet3 Fri 03-Jan-14 10:44:28

Sometimes putting it down in writing can be a wake up call for those trying to stick to a new diet.

I had a chicken and pesto wrap for lunch.

Turkey, veg, lentil stir fry for dinner.

Preciousbane Fri 03-Jan-14 11:01:37

Leek and potato soup with crusty bread and butter
Spag Bol with salad
A bannana
Kettle chips
Large glass of lemonade

ThedementedPenguin Fri 03-Jan-14 11:02:53

A slice of toast for breakfast (dry)

A slice of buttered toast for lunch

Very small bowl of Rice Krispies for tea.

Some water and flat lemonade.

Was up night before throwing up. Finally feeling human today so thinking I might treat myself to something bad. smile

Dollslikeyouandme Fri 03-Jan-14 11:03:38

I really do think it's often about portion size.

For example dp came in with the Swiss roll and custard last night, now I'd usually have a slice about an inch thick, he came in with half the bloody Swiss roll in my bowl!

manicinsomniac Fri 03-Jan-14 11:04:10

Wow. Doesn't this just prove what a fucked up attitude to food most adults (maybe more female adults? not sure) have?!

Almost all of these posts are either really heavy on junk/fat/sugar/processed food or else just picky nibbles of hardly anything at all. We are all either undereating or eating badly.

I'm no exception so no judgement, just a rather worrying observation. I have an eating disorder but I tend to think that, at 30, my choices are unusually unhealthy and that most people have balanced eating figured out by now. I guess that's not true!

Breakfast: Options white hot chocolate
Lunch: Chicken mini fillets, rice cakes and grapes
Snack: Options white hot chocolate
Dinner: Chicken and Vegetable stir fry and melon

Dollslikeyouandme Fri 03-Jan-14 11:06:47

I don't think it does at all manic. I don't see how men eat any better?

I also think for some of us we're still on Xmas hols and finishing off Xmas chocolates. Might not be a true reflection of what we usually eat.

WaffilyVersatile Fri 03-Jan-14 11:07:13

Yeah but surely this isn't indicative of a normal days eating?! I don't know about you but I certainly am not in any kind of routine yet and am still picking at whats leftover from xmas and new year

distinct lack of breakfast I notice though (me too)

Spaulding Fri 03-Jan-14 11:07:34

Waffily, that sounds absolutely delicious. Sod the calories! I want one!

Okay, I'll join. Yesterday I had...

Breakfast: shortbread biscuits and cup of tea
Lunch: half a tin of Heinz tomato soup and two slices of bread
Dinner: "homemade" pizza eg pizza bases and topping. Handful of chips.
Snacks: Ritz crackers, candycanes, onion ring crisps, a few pieces of chocolate.

I don't do diets.

IamInvisible Fri 03-Jan-14 11:08:17

It's also about what you eat I think.

We eat quite healthily. DH has been away with the RAF for four months, he has been having cooked breakfasts and lots of puddings. Usually has porridge or toast and we rarely have puddings. He said on the phone the other day his jeans have shrunk!hmm grin.

Can't remember what I had yesterday for breakfast but I had moussaka and salad for tea.

This morning I've had melon and a kiwi fruit, a cup of tea and a coffee.

fatlazymummy Fri 03-Jan-14 11:09:13

Porridge with apple and cinammon
Wholemeal toast with cheese, tomatoes and onion
Kidney bean ,carrot and coriander burgers ,wholemeal bread, brussel sprouts, peas
Sliced peaches and yoghurt
A few small cookies
Was quite pleased with it until I got to the cookies!

manicinsomniac Fri 03-Jan-14 11:11:25

I don't know if men do eat any better dolls, I was just wondering and thinking that probably most of these posts are women so there was nothing to judge on. It does seem to be women that get focused on in the media for having warped attitudes to food but I do think it's evening out.

Maybe you're right about it still being holiday eating but I'd be surprised if there was still Christmas food in people's houses by 2nd Jan, that's some quite heavy miscalculations in the shopping!

Dollslikeyouandme Fri 03-Jan-14 11:11:54

Exactly waffley, when we're back at work/school there will be less to no chocolate snacks, proper lunches with more fruit and veg.

hiddenhome Fri 03-Jan-14 11:12:07

Porridge with cinnamon and raisins
Bean salad
Rice with prawns and vegetables
A few nuts
A couple of soaked figs and goats milk yoghurt

LunchLadyWannabe Fri 03-Jan-14 11:12:42

Doing a food diary from now on...

Yesterday i ate:

2x toast with marg, half a bin of beans, 2 scrambled egg.

Jacket potatoe with chicken and bacon filling, small side salad

Bowl of shreddies with skimmed milk.

2x slice of malt loaf with marg

peaz Fri 03-Jan-14 11:13:09

Trying to eat better but failing miserably.
Breakfast-skipped. (I know, I know)
Lunch -smoked mackerel, salad and dried apricots, then three ( hanging head in shame) milky bars. They are teeny though!
Dinner- bacon and broccoli fritatta. Then a dairy milk.

Dollslikeyouandme Fri 03-Jan-14 11:16:39

We do manic, we were given lots of chocolates, plus I personally hardly ate any last week so have started on my stash now.

I definitely disagree with the men/women thing. The media prefers to attack women for their weight/diets, plus women buy into it way more.

I have a dp who has no idea about portion sizes imo and is always complaining about his weight, we eat the same but I eat less of it.

monet3 Fri 03-Jan-14 11:17:48

Why do you feel like you have to eat the chocolates? Cant you just throw them away?

QueenofallIsee Fri 03-Jan-14 11:19:18

First day of trying to eat better

Brekkie - Granola with yoghurt
Lunch- chicken and vegetable broth
Dinner - Roast chicken and lots of roasted vegetables inc some root ones so not entirely good!

ButtercupsAreFlowers Fri 03-Jan-14 11:19:50

Interesting to see what people eat - especially at the tail-end of holidays actually! I had a boiled egg and white toast with butter, lentil soup and cheese roll, beef goulash and rice. And a couple of small chocolate Santas. Oh yes and crackers (maybe six of them!) with cheese. And nearly a whole bottle of wine, accidentally. (The latter is closely linked with the cheese and cracker consumption...)

ChatNicknameUnavailable Fri 03-Jan-14 11:19:55

I don't think this is representative of what a lot of people 'usually' eat.

My house has been stuffed with crisp the last fortnight. I'm still in holiday mode until I go back to work on Monday.

I think a lot of people are the same...this is probably the worst timing for aa snapshot of eating habits ever.

ChatNicknameUnavailable Fri 03-Jan-14 11:20:18

crisp = Crap

Bigbrassband Fri 03-Jan-14 11:21:56

2 fried eggs
3 stuffed vine leaves
3 sweet fire beetroot
6 slices of wafer thin ham
6 BBQ ribs
About 7 fat chips.

Dollslikeyouandme Fri 03-Jan-14 11:22:41

Monet, I don't feel I have to, I want to because they're nice and I'm enjoying them. We have already given some of the ones we're less keen on away, dp took some to work etc.

I've never been remotely overweight I'm 5:6 and a healthy 9.5 stone and I enjoy my food.

Pigsmummy Fri 03-Jan-14 11:24:18

Shreddies with semi skimmed milk for breakfast. Piece of toast for mid morning snack. Half a ham sandwich. About 20 malteasers, four after eights, four celebration chocolates, pollo da Astra pizza at pizza express and a few mouthfuls of DH's cheesecake.

WaffilyVersatile Fri 03-Jan-14 11:24:47

Why do you feel like you have to eat the chocolates? Cant you just throw them away?

well I suppose I COULD but that's a lot of waste..

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