My Diet Yes and No's

Monday 20 August 2018

When it comes to food, I am choosy with what I eat. I mostly go for foods that I know would benefit me health wise. I have been cooking my own food since 16 and I feel so happy knowing the ingredients I put in my food compared to eating out.

Sushi is my favorite food which I eat most times when dinning. I did try making it one day, and it was  like a sushi war, not that smooth and tasty as I expected it to be. 

I’ve always been asked what I eat to stay this skinny? But I don’t eat anything precise to stay my size I discipline and maintain my lifestyle most of the time. It’s all about self-control and being moderate with whatever you eat.  

I am not this skinny because I want to stay this thin, I am this way because I eat what makes me happy and not what makes me feel upset with myself after having it. However, I am guilty of eating sushi until I feel sick.

At Buddha Bar London.  A great place for sushi like foods. 

Some of the yes and no’s for me food wise includes:

•    Vegetables and legumes/beans: I love having vegetables well steamed or marinated in olive oil.  I have most vegetable broccoli and carrots are my favorite but I'm not a big fan of purple cabbage, pumpkin, or any vegetables that are quite sweet.  I have vegetables that are high in starch, twice a week in moderate portion. 
I eat all type of beans which is included in my diet most days, in salads and with rice.

•    Fruits: I eat fruits every day and try having a banana most mornings especially if I skip breakfast. I don’t prefer having ripe mangos, and pawpaw.

•    Lean meats and poultry, fish, eggs, tofu, nuts and seeds, legumes/beans:  As I child growing up red meat was included in my diet but soon after it made me ill with upset stomach. I stop having red meat 16 years in counting but I do have any fish base product as a meat. I have been a pescatarian for most of my life then became a vegetarian for two years.  When I came to London in 2016, I started including chicken in my diet, but my plan is to go back to a pure pescatarian diet the start of 2019. 

I would not say I like eggs at all as it makes me feel upset the fresh scent and taste of it but I do try to have it sometimes. I have mix nuts snack which I have almost every day.

•    Grain (cereal) foods, mostly wholegrain and high cereal fibre varieties: I am kind of guilty of not including a lot of these in my diet recently, but I have much Italian home cooked pasta. I don’t enjoy eating much bread like food since a child growing up, and I am still this way. I don’t have bread in my diet every day but try to have it three times a week. If I do, I have food that contains high fibre, this will mainly be crackers and pastas.  

•    Milk, yogurt, cheese and alternatives, mostly reduced fat: I am lactose intolerant, and I’m unable to have dairy products but I do have little sometimes including ice cream, and lolly but I do suffers the consequences after. For cooking, I use lactose cheese and cream.

I am a tea baby and I love having tea every night before bed and I am unable to sleep fully well without having a nice cup of cinnamon ovaltine with soya milk tea to be presice.

Sugar: I do not drink sugar at all I use honey as a sweetener for everything I drink or eat. I am not a big fan of cold drinks and ice I prefer having room temperature drinks and water. This has helped me to maintain a flat stomach throughout my life. 

I am not a fan of chocolates, it's not my weakness, and I tend to have other snacks which I prefer over chocolate including nuts, fruits, yogurt with honey, and blueberries.

Salt: I tend to cook with little or no salt in my dishes. If I use salt, I will use sea salt. If I am making three different recipes, I will put salt in only two of the dishes and none in one.

Alcoholic beverages:   I am not a beer drinker I tend to have other alcoholic beverages including red wine which is my favorite alcoholic drink and sometimes white. I do not drink many liquors since it contains much sugar but my favorite is dark spiced rum. I drink wine probably three times a week if I'm stressed, mostly on Fridays since this is my date night for hanging out and relaxing.

Fried foods: I don't tend to have a lot of fried foods. I prefer making my own home-cooked oven baked potatoes with little fat added to it. "So delicious". 

Fashionable French bistro Aubaine restaurant Selfridges.

Overall it's not about my diet. Remember to:


  1. What are your favourite recipes and cooking instructions. I want to get your body :D

  2. Hi Anonymous,

    My favorite recipes will be my vegetable rice with baked salmon. I cook everything from fresh and even my own home chopped vegetable. I used a lot of fresh ginger and garlic to my food and cook most of the time with olive oil. I sometimes use butter but very moderate. The most important thing I’ll say to you is eat small portions. And excercising is very important. I will share to you and my audiance my day at the gym and some things I enjoy cooking. So feel free to leave your comment and ask me any questions you may have xx


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