Lose weight at Easter as a little chocolate goes a long way.
A little chocolate goes a long way, but there are not many of us who can stop at just a little, making it difficult to lose weight at Easter. As Easter 2021 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. 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 is overwhelming. The vegetable section is never quite so alluring.
You can still lose weight at Easter and have your chocolate!
Don’t give up! That is the best advice you can take today. Plan the Easter 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. These are simple chicken 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. Nothing tastes nicer or sweeter than weight loss.
Marinade for Chicken
Marinade the chicken for at least an hour in the fridge
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. Leave for at least an hour, but preferably overnight to allow the flavours to infuse.
Use the marinade as a baste while grilling on the BBQ.