Michelle Heaton's healthy eating plan for real mums

Sneak a peek at Michelle's 7 day food and exercise plan as she tweets everything she eats

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  • Monday

    Michelle starts her morning with:

    • Vitamin C
    • A black coffee and 2 litres of water

    Then Michelle heads to the gym where she does:

    • 30 minutes each on her back, shoulders and chest with no rest to keep her heart rate up
    • 20 minutes cardio on cross trainer with 1 minute rest intervals

    Post-workout Michelle eats:

    • Oats with a scoop of whey protein

    Mid-morning snack:

    • Banana

    Lunch:

    • Large green salad with tomatoes
    • Onions
    • Tuna in springwater 

    Mid-afternoon snack:

    • Cucumber and celery dipped in 150 calories of low fat hummus

    Dinner:

    • Broccoli, roast onions and peppers with a large seasoned chicken breast
  • Tuesday

    Breakfast on the run:

    • Whey protein bar

    Mid-morning snack:

    • Fruit salad and Greek yoghurt

    Lunch on the go:

    • Added skinless chicken to pre-packed salad

    Mid-afternoon snack:

    • Carrots and celery dipped in extra light cream cheese

    Dinner:

    • Turkey mince stirfry with onions, peppers, peas, bean sprouts and low salt soy sauce
    • 2 cups of coffee with skimmed milk

    Workout:

    No time to hit the gym, so did 35 minutes of a workout DVD at home

  • Wednesday

    Morning:

    • Black coffee
    • Vitamin C

    Gym workout:

    • Circuit around different machines to target each part of the body. Repeat circuit again, no rest between sets
    • 20 minutes cardio

    Post-workout snack:

    • Scoop of whey protein and a banana

    Late-morning snack:

    • 3 rice cakes with no added sugar with peanut butter

    Lunch:

    • Boiled up mixture of frozen vegetables and cubes of chicken with a tin of tomatoes and italian seasoning

    Mid-afternoon snack:

    • 2 boiled eggs
    • Coffee

    Dinner:

    • Mixed salad with tablespoon of extra light salad cream with two pure salmon fish cakes
  • Thursday

    Carb re-fuel day:

    • Large sweet potato with tuna and beans for dinner

    NB: Michelle did not detail the rest of her meals this day

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  • Friday

    Morning:

    • Black coffee

    Gym workout:

    • Legs, biceps and triceps for 30 minutes
    • 20 minutes interval sprints

    Breakfast:

    • Bran flakes with skimmed milk

    Snack:

    • 4 rice cakes with no added sugar jam spread on them

    Lunch:

    • Humous with celery, carrots, 2 hard boiled eggs and a large salad
  • Saturday

    Morning:

    • Black coffee

    Gym workout:

    • Blasted back and shoulders and one chest exercise
    • 20 minutes cardio

    Post-workout snack:

    • 2 poached eggs on 1 slice of wholemeal toast

    Snack:

    • Celery sticks dipped in hummus

    Lunch:

    • Large salad with tuna, tomatoes and mozzarella

    Snack:

    • Celery with extra light cream cheese and pickled onions

    Dinner:

    • Lean steak with steamed vegetables
    • Plus lots of water throughout the day
  • Sunday - treat day

    Morning:

    • 4.3 mile power walk to coffee shop for skinny cappucino plus scoop of whey protein with oats

    Snack:

    • Banana

    Lunch:

    • Full roast, potatoes, gravy and stuffing
    • Wine
    • Eton mess dessert

    Snack:

    • Handful of almonds

    Dinner:

    • Scrambled egg whites with 2 slices of wholegrain toast and sugar-free beans
    • Low fat hot chocolate drink

    Michelle explains: "Today was treat/carb re-fuel day, so I had one meal where I ate anything I wanted while the other meals are low in calories and sugar but high in carbs!

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