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Meesha Patel

Paleo ๐Ÿ’Œhappiesthealthy@gmail.com ๐ŸŒŽ London/Leeds #Missfitter

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Gooooood morning! Starting off what I was wishing was a relaxed Sunday, but will instead be a day in the library (๐Ÿ˜ญ) with this amazing breakfast ๐Ÿ˜ @alpro soy yoghurt mixed with my favourite @missfitsnutrition vegan vanilla protein and topped with homemade paleo granola, frozen blueberries, desiccated coconut and @wholeearthfoods peanut butter with flaxseed ๐Ÿ’œ๐Ÿ’œ๐Ÿ’œ Have a lovely day everyone! Hope your Sunday is a little more relaxed than mine ๐Ÿ’ž

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Goooood evening lovely people! It has been a while! Iโ€™ve taken some time off posting between Christmas madness, moving back to Leeds and deadline stress ๐Ÿ˜ด But Iโ€™m back and although I canโ€™t promise any pretty meals (most are eaten out of a container these days) I promise to keep sharing my health journey with you guys! But anyway hereโ€™s a throwback dinner from when I was at home! Fresh made falafel, hummus, roasted aubergine dip, mixed salad and a little bit of Greek style chicken โค๏ธ

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Good morning from a FREEZING and miserable london! Honestly getting out of bed was so hard this morning - days like this should mean staying in bed all day ๐Ÿ˜ญโ˜”๏ธ Anyway hereโ€™s a shot of my pre workout breakfast this morning: @coconutcollab coconut yoghurt mixed with @missfitsnutrition vegan vanilla protein and topped with bloobies, raspberries, @dorsetcereals nutty granola and @thechiaco chia seeds โค๏ธ Was planning a run this morning but I think itโ€™ll have to be on my treadmill ๐Ÿคท๐Ÿฝโ€โ™€๏ธ Happy hump day lovelies ๐Ÿ’ž

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Todayโ€™s rainbow salad inspired by @thetinytank has left my stomach super happy ๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿป I sometimes forget about micronutrients when thinking about macros - I avoid too much fruit because of the sugar content (PCOS) and tend to focus more on getting my protein/carbs down rather than getting my vits down. I love seeing loads of colour on my plate and I love Oenone for inspiring me with her beaut food! Definitely something to work more on in the new year ๐Ÿ’ฐ Anyway todayโ€™s lunch: mixed greens, yellow pepper, pomegranate, left over @merchantgourmet puy lentils and roast veg, olives, red onion, shredded roast chicken and @sainsburys vegan feta cheese ๐ŸŒˆ Happy Monday lovelies! Hope youโ€™re all having a lovely day ๐Ÿ’œ

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Good morning guys!! And happy Saturday! I canโ€™t believe how much Iโ€™ve neglected this account over the last few months. This is my final year of uni and my god it has been so tough so far. Iโ€™ve been pretty good with keeping a balance with my health and fitness but Iโ€™m back home and ready to start sharing with you guys again! โค๏ธ Kicking things off with the iconic @ls6cafe brunch that Iโ€™m sure anyone in Leeds knows ๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿป Hope youโ€™re all having a lovely weekend ๐Ÿ’œ

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Goooood morning! Iโ€™m starting off this Sunday with this warming bowl of proats made with @missfitsnutrition vegan vanilla protein, @thechiaco chia seeds and my fave @plenishcleanse cashew milk and topped with pomegranate, blueberries, mixed seeds and @pipandnut coconut almond butter ๐Ÿ˜โค๏ธ Iโ€™m back up in Leeds after a lovely few days at home, ready to power through my last few weeks of uni and a few really good weeks of training! Make sure you check out my stories for the workouts that weโ€™re doing!

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Well hello there guys!! Itโ€™s been a while hasnโ€™t it ๐Ÿคท๐Ÿฝโ€โ™€๏ธ Iโ€™m back in London for a week to reset, recharge and most importantly look after my mumma whoโ€™s having an operation today ๐Ÿค• but whilst she was in theatre I snuck out to a local deli to catch up with my bestie and have this delicious heaping plate of salads ๐ŸŒˆ Stay tuned for some fun bits this week as I take over the kitchen at home and stock up the house on everyoneโ€™s favourites!

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When the two day Halloween hangover finally starts to pass and you get your appetite back ๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿป๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿป Had a really good lie in this morning (well I mean 8.30) and spent a few hours ambling around the house, doing laundry and getting myself together for a few weeks of full on essay writing mode and I feel sooo good for it! I used to get insanely anxious about not keeping to schedule and making it to the library for 9 every morning but honestly taking my time and working to my own beat has made me so much more productive and relaxed โœจ I had meal prepped my chia pudding for my 11am meal but seeing as I was home I heated it up, swirled in some frozen strawberries and put all my fave toppings on there - before eating it snuggled in bed ๐Ÿ’ž๐Ÿ’ž๐Ÿ’ž All brands used are tagged! Happy Thursday lovelies ๐ŸŒธ

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Letโ€™s talk a little bit about balance โœจ The past few weeks I have been all over the place: uni has taken off in full force and final year is fucking hard. I have more work than I ever realised and Iโ€™m just about staying on top of things. On top of that, my mental health is definitely not great right now. I donโ€™t know if Iโ€™m pushing myself too much or Iโ€™m just unhappy but either way, I am not a happy bunny right now. This past weekend was my birthday and this year I have decided to make it a year of self care. Doing everything I feel necessary to feel good and happy in myself and sometimes that means not eating well and exercising and that is FINE. As much as I have an idea of what I want to look like in mind, Iโ€™m actually very content with getting fit and strong just for myself, rather than for an aesthetic. And since realising this Iโ€™ve found the gym so much more enjoyable! Even if I have a shit day the gym lifts me right the fuck up and I love that! So all Iโ€™m saying really is do not allow anything to hurt your mental health - fitness, school, work can all wait while youโ€™re happy inside. Take whatever steps you need to to feel you again. Happy Sunday lovelies - take a breather today and enjoy some you time ๐Ÿ’œ Hangovers as always sponsored by @dominos ๐Ÿ‘‘

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Im telling you I could eat chia pudding everyday for the rest of my life and be the happiest damn bunny in the world ๐Ÿ˜ Todays mix: @missfitsnutrition vegan vanilla protein, @thechiaco chia seeds, @linwoodshealthfoods milled flaxseed and @plenishcleanse cashew milk (THE CREAMIEST) and topped with raspberries, raisins, @pipandnut coconut almond butter and plenty of honey ๐Ÿฏ Happy Thursday my loves, have a great evening ๐Ÿ’œ

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Well I think in honour of National Mental Health day I think it's finally time for another transformation Tuesday ๐ŸŒธ It's been over 3 years since this whole thing fitness and wellbeing mission started for me, and although sometimes I forget how far I've come, it's unbelievably important to look back and remember. The first girl was on the cusp of going to uni, terrified of being the "fat girl" in another chapter of her life. The second is in her final year, but still feels like the "fat" girl from time to time. I've come to realise over time that even though I thought losing the weight would be the answer to so many problems, it wasn't. Because underneath it all the person you are stays the same. I spend so many days battling anxiety, having mild panic attacks and feeling overwhelmed with every day life. And that is okay - it's COMPLETELY normal. It's what you do about it that will define you. So today, take some time out, remind yourself of all of the things you should be proud of yourself for, all you should be grateful for, and everything you can look forward to. Feel everything you need to feel, let your emotions manifest - just don't let them takeover. You are strong, wonderful and are going to be okay ๐ŸŒธ Happy Tuesday lovelies ๐Ÿ’œ

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Happy Sunday lovelies! In honesty I'm not having a very Instagram day - no yoga, brunching or meal prepping (yet!). I'm spending the day horrendously hungover after 3 hours sleep, a lot of boogeying and a whole lot of wine ๐Ÿ’ƒ๐Ÿป final year stress of uni is unbelievable, and honestly it's incredibly overwhelming so taking time out to have fun with my friends is really important ๐Ÿ† Anyway while I eat monster munch horizontally pls enjoy a much prettier picture of my chia pudding from yesterday, made with @missfitsnutrition vegan vanilla protein, and topped with @pipandnut coconut almond butter and a whole lot of other stuff (everything is tagged!) โค๏ธโค๏ธโค๏ธ

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Here's probably the least attractive photo of food I've posted in a while but goddamn it was goooooood ๐Ÿคธโ€โ™€๏ธ I'm finally reunited with my spiralizer after a long year apart so get set for a whole load of courgetti posts ๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜ Last nights dinner: courgetti with @heidiapples super greens pesto, tomatoes, shallots, prawns, mushrooms and sundries tomatoes - pre being smothered in @sriracha_fg of course โค๏ธโค๏ธ Happy Saturday lovelies! Have a fab weekend ๐ŸŒธ

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Working from home means I finally have time to make pretty, cosy meals again ๐Ÿคธโ€โ™€๏ธ๐Ÿคธโ€โ™€๏ธ๐Ÿคธโ€โ™€๏ธ This week has been so hectic and isn't slowing down so I thought I'd take the afternoon off of the library to try and keep my sanity ๐Ÿ’† Anyways lunch: hot chia pudding made with @thechiaco chia seeds, @linwoodshealthfoods milled flaxseed, @bioglanuk maca powder, @missfitsnutrition vegan vanilla protein and @plenishcleanse cashew milk - topped with frozen raspberries, blueberries, desiccated coconut and cacao nibs ๐Ÿ’œโค๏ธ๐Ÿ’œ

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Another v v quick and messy meal but hey ho that's student life ๐Ÿคธโ€โ™€๏ธ๐Ÿคธโ€โ™€๏ธ๐Ÿคธโ€โ™€๏ธ I'll be honest the last week has also been a bit of a write off for me, too much partying and drinking and not a whole lot of self care ๐Ÿ™ƒ But I've told myself (rather firmly) that come Monday we are back on track for good so I'm kicking off with a hangover breakfast of a leafy green salad and boiled eggs with my fave @madeleine_shaw_ tahini dressing. Took me all of 10 mins to throw together even though I'm moving at snails pace this morning ๐ŸŒ Happy Saturday lovelies - hope you all have a lovely day! ๐ŸŒธ๐ŸŒธ

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Tb to this AMAZING garden platter that I had with momma when she dropped me up to Leeds a few weeks back ๐Ÿ˜ It's another day of tupplife for me today in the lib so no pretty pictures to share but I'm excited to get back to the gym for a v sweaty arms day today ๐Ÿ’ช๐Ÿป Happy Tuesday lovelies, hope your day is a tad more interesting than mine ๐Ÿ’œ๐Ÿ’œ

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Aaaaand we're back to the good ole tup life on my first day of final year ๐Ÿคธโ€โ™€๏ธ Did a super quick meal prep for the next few days and made these amazing rainbow trout salads for lunch, topped with an old @madeleine_shaw_ tahini dressing and my beloved @sriracha_fg โค๏ธ It's the official start of #projectcomeback today so expect short and sweet posts but hopefully plenty of of them ๐Ÿ˜˜๐Ÿ˜˜

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And we're back โœจ It feels like forever since I last posted and truth be told it's been a crazy few weeks with minimal good food and exercise ๐Ÿ™ƒ But I've moved back to uni now and I'm ready to get back to some good and wholesome student meals as my final year (๐Ÿ˜ญ) kicks off ๐Ÿ’ช๐Ÿป Today's breakfast before flying out the door was scrambled @thehappyeggco eggs with a little Cajun seasoning, avocado and a quick spinach salad - simple, pretty cheap and balanced ๐Ÿคธโ€โ™€๏ธ Happy hump day everyone, it's good to be back ๐Ÿ˜˜

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