Spiced Beef With Veg Recipe

One of my Mum’s recipes that she was given in the early seventies, still a family favourite! This is great for using up left over roast beef.

Serves 5, 4 oz of meat per person.

Ingredients

566 grams (20 oz) Roasted Beef sliced.

1 tbsp Worcester Sauce

2 tbsp Tomato Ketchup

4 tbsp oil (vegetable or olive)

2 tsp English mustard

1 tsp Sugar

Instructions

Blend all the ingredients (not the beef!) in a bowl.  Lay the sliced beef out on baking trays and cover with the mix.  Leave it to marinate for 30 minutes.

Bung it in the oven at 425 degrees F and cook until it’s sizzling and hot.

Serve with new potatoes and veg (cabbage, carrot etc).

Yummy!!!

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MyFitnessPal – A demanding Taskmaster!

I love My Fitness Pal, it’s a great way to track my calories for each day along with tracking sodium, carbs, fat, sugar etc. I only have the free version but it is doing what I want it to.

This makes me giggle though:


Well, I have a bit of a problem with logging my snacks. It’s an obvious problem. I haven’t had any snacks! Nothing, nada, zip.

I am not doing very well today actually, I have eaten very little, porridge for breakfast and a cuppa soup and three Riveta for lunch.  Calorie count is low:


MFP is very good at warning me (when I complete the day’s diary I should be consuming at least 1200, preferably 1400 calories per day. Unless I have Chinese food for dinner then I am gonna be very short for the day (and rather hungry).

Now, how far is it to the Chinese Takeaway and will it count as excercise if I “power” walk instead of drive…