So with our cupboards emptied and our ‘supplies’ bought, we were ready to start our new diet.
I spent ALL day cooking! Firstly I roasted two chickens and shredded the meat for sandwiches, kept some for pies and some for tonight’s dinner. I kept the bones to make stock – no more stock cubes for us!!
We stopped for a lunch of eggs and toast – pretty normal stuff for a Saturday.
Ruby and I made some pear jam. I think this may become a go-to snack on crackers or bread. We ended up with a massive jar and only one splatter-burn! (On me, I hasten to add!!)
For dinner I made ‘Chicken and Leek Puffs’ (kind of profiteroles with chicken and leek in a white sauce made with rice milk and low allergen spread – sounds a bit revolting but it was nice!) we had these with green beans and caramelised potatoes.
None of it was difficult to make but as it’s all stuff I have never made it took a loooong time.
The chicken stock was bubbling away in the background and I’ve divided it up to use in other dishes.
It was a gorgeous day so while all this was cooking I managed to get SIX loads of washing – including all the beds! I do love warm spring days!
At this time of night I would usually sit down with a cup of tea (or four) but that’s off the menu too so boiled water it is