Health & Wellbeing, Meal Plan Monday

Gallstones Diet Plan

If you’ve read this post you will know that I have been told I have gallstones and I am currently awaiting minor surgery to remove my gallbladder.

I’ve said a million times that I need to be healthier let’s face it most of us have.

When I was faced with the worst scare of my life ( My cesarian hysterectomy with an unknown amount of blood loss) I prayed and told whoever was listening that I promised to be a better person, I’d eat better, exercise more and try to just be an all-round better person If they just could let me get through the op!

Now I’ve survived I have not much choice to but fulfil my promise as I have had to revamp my diet due to the gallstones!

I now have to follow a low-fat diet!

It’s one thing to be told low fat but what does that mean?

Well from talking to several people and using the knowledge I have from doing a healthy eating course years ago I have devised some rules for my new healthy eating lifestyle.

  • Low Fat –  Under 10 Grams of fat in any 100g
  • Low saturated fat – Under 5g in any 100g
  • Low Sugar – Under 10g in any 100g
  • Less Processed Foods – Wherever possible Home cooked foods with fresh ingredients
  • Hydrate – Drink 2 litres of water per day
  • Plenty of fruits & Veggies – A least 5 portions
  • Protein – As I’m still rebuilding muscles from my last op protein is important to aid them rebuilding
  • Carbs – Should be whole grain, Like brown, rice, pasta, bread.

So that is my diet plan

I’m going to print it out and stick it to the fridge!

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Feel free to do the same.

Leave in the comments if you have any tips for gallstone diets?

 

Nina x

 

Meal Plan Monday

Meal plan Monday

This week I really want to get back into a routine instead of the rut I seem to have fell in.

I have been lazy when it comes to meals so I’m going to start planning my weeks menu and sharing them here with you.

Here is what we plan to have this week.

Monday 

Breakfast –

Porridge made with almond milk with fruit 

Lunch

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Dinner

Pulled BBQ Pork rolls & Salad

Tuesday 

BREAKFAST –

Smoothie for me Cereal for kids

LUNCH

Jscket Potato Cheese & Colslaw With salad

DINNER

Poultry farmers Pie  – (White & Sweet Potato mash Turkey Mince )

Wednesday 

BREAKFAST –

Porridge made with almond milk with fruit

LUNCH

Chicken Salad

DINNER

Sausage Egg & Chips

Thursday 

BREAKFAST –

Muesli & Fruit

LUNCH

Sandwich & Crisps

DINNER

Chicken Pasta bake

Friday 

BREAKFAST –

Porridge made with almond milk with fruit

LUNCH

Mug Shot

DINNER

Home made Pizza

 

Check My YouTube Channel Next Monday to see if I managed to stick to the plan

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Thanks for joining me See you next time

Nina