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:

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  • 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
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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

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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
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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
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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
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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
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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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