Autumn cooking

Still quiet workwise, so it’s been a day spent batch-cooking and catching up with radio shows.  Very relaxing!

After the summer, which is always chaotic and hence bad for my diet, I like to spend the autumn getting properly back on plan and into routine.  I usually have this absolutely down by mid-December, at which point everything gets flipped up in the air for Christmas.  Such is life.  As part of this, I’ve decided to carve out time once a week to batch-cook my lunches, which means I will remember to eat properly at lunchtime rather than just grabbing a bit of fruit, and hence am less likely to be tempted by high-syn snacks mid-afternoon.  Today I made a big batch of Mediterranean vegetable pasta (and have only just realised that I’ve never posted the recipe for that.  Will rectify soon!), which will do nicely for this week.  I also made lasagne for tonight’s tea, which is enough for two nights, so I don’t have to do any cooking tomorrow.  Not struggling for pasta meals at the moment!

I also caught up with a couple of Top 40 chart shows – I’m a few weeks behind at the moment – so by next week’s chart review I will have a lot to say about all the new hits of the last month or so.

OOTD 21st September 2018
OOTD: day in the house. Hoodie Gildan for Resistanz (2016), vest top Batman (2018), leggings Primark (2018), trainers Reebok (2017).

Today’s earworm playlist:

5 Seconds Of Summer – Youngblood
Duran Duran – Hungry Like The Wolf
Nik Kershaw – I Won’t Let The Sun Go Down On Me
Kendrick Lamar and Sza – All The Stars
Benny Blanco, Halsey and Khalid – Eastside
Juiceworld – Lucid Dreams
One Pound Fish Man – One Pound Fish
Maroon 5 and Cardi B – Girls Like You
BTS and Nicki Minaj – Idol
Mark Knopfler – Local Hero
Blondie – One Way Or Another
Panic! At The Disco – High Hopes

And a bonus track that Geth was humming earlier:

Elton John – Tiny Dancer

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