Easter Treats like a little chocolate can go a long way, but there are not many of us who can stop at just a little. Controlling sugar craves can make it difficult to getting back on track, after a splurge of chocolate! As Easter 2022 approaches, shops are packing chocolate eggs in every available space. In Slim R Us, we promote a healthy, balanced nutritious diet in combination with normal everyday family events. Just remember, not all eggs wear chocolate!
Chocolate and Weight Loss
Easter and chocolate eggs are as synonymous as Christmas and Santa Claus. The real issue for many of us who struggle to lose weight at Easter or any time of the year, is being able to address the happy balance of a little chocolate goes a long way. The temptation starts in the shops and those lingering minutes in the chocolate aisles, as the sight of endless boxes of all shapes, sizes and packaging of Easter Treats is overwhelming. The vegetable section is never quite so alluring.
Easter Celebrations with Eggs
Don’t give up! That is the best advice you can take today. Plan your Easter Treats this weekend and think smart when it comes to mealtimes. Interesting, tasty meals that you put a little time and effort into cooking, always wins out over constant chocolate nibbling. Eggs don’t have to be chocolate! There are some ‘eggcellent’ recipes to enjoy, from a simple poached egg to this asparagus omelette!
Easy Chicken Marinade
This is a simple homemade marinade for chicken fillets or kebabs. Seasoned well and if the day is good, can be cooked on a barbecue, or if not simply pan-fried or oven roasted. They are served with a great selection of colourful vegetables, making them even more pleasing to the eye. Be honest with yourself, would you not love to have this dish served up and then enjoy some guilt-free chocolate Easter Treats. Nothing tastes nicer or sweeter than weight loss!
Time needed: 12 days
Easy Chicken Marinade
- Ingredients :
1/ 2 cup rapeseed oil
3 tbsp freshly squeezed lemon juice
3 tbsp soy sauce
2 tbsp balsamic vinegar
1 tbsp honey
1 tbsp Worcestershire sauce
3 garlic cloves, crushed
Freshly ground black pepper
- Mix all the ingredients in a bowl.
Pour into a ziplock bag and add the chicken pieces.
Marinate for at least an hour in the fridge, or preferably overnight.
Use the marinade as a baste, while grilling on the BBQ.