Mum kicks off her weight loss journey with a HUGE bulk cooking BONANZA

With a goal to lose 5 stone, new Healthy Mummy 28 Day Weight Loss Challenge member Andrea Atherton embarked on a bulk cooking bonanza that will blow your mind!

And the best part is she had the cutest little helper at her side!

Read about her weight loss journey and check out some of the delicious meals she made below.


The motivation for losing weight

When mum Andrea had her first child she gained almost 5 stone. She found losing 3.2st relatively easy but struggled with the rest.

Soon after she went to America for her honeymoon and BAM! She came home with a lovely surprise. She was pregnant again!

Having now had her second child she says “I am back to square one and wanting to lose almost 5 stone”. 

A short-term solution

She says “I joined a gym earlier in the year, however my youngest who was 5 months at the time, kept getting sick”.

This meant she couldn’t place her daughter in the crèche which meant she couldn’t go to the gym and hence was wasting her money on the gym membership.

So instead of going to the gym she began walking 2-3 miles at a time and started preparing some of the free recipes available on The Healthy Mummy website.

Andrea says “I have so much exercise equipment at home but struggle to know what to do without the guidance of a personal trainer or fitness group class”.

Biting the bullet “Why didn’t I do this sooner?”

Andrea recently decided to bite the bullet and sign up for the Healthy Mummy 28 Day Weight Loss Challenge.

She says “So I finally bit the bullet and signed up.

What can I say? WHY DIDNT I DO THIS SOONER?!?!?! Loooooving the recipes!”.

Not only does Andrea have access to a weekly meal plan and thousands of delicious recipes via the 28 Day Weight Loss Challenge app it also contains easy to follow exercise videos. So basically, it is like having a personal trainer in your pocket!

Meal prep – Ready, set, go!

Not one to do things by half and realising the value of meal prepping, Andrea has commenced her Healthy Mummy journey with a bang! A huge bulk meal prep bonanza using recipes from the 28 Day Weight Loss Challenge!

Andrea made:

Andrea Atherton meal prep bliss balls

  • Vegetable soup
  • Chocolate chip muffins


and several more delicious meals which are ready to go when hunger strikes.

Andrea Atherton meal prep bowl

Having the best little meal prep helper and taster!

As Andrea found out, preparing food in bulk is more fun when you have a little helper. Especially one this cute!

She says “The best part is I have my eldest daughter (4) having a blast helping me bake and cook, giving her seal of approval”.

Andrea Atherton meal prep helper 2

“She loves the choc chip muffins. We made mini muffins and she demolished three!”

Set for success

Andrea Atherton meal prep containers

After a busy day of meal prepping Andrea is all geared up for success.

She says “I only started the 28 Day Weight Loss Challenge today by doing the fitness test and doing some meal prep.

I feel so unfit but keen to see my progress! Looking forward to sharing my journey with you all.

Can’t wait to see those numbers on the scales start to fall.”

Thank you Andrea for sharing your meal prep with us.  What a great way to kick off your 28 Day Weight Loss Challenge journey.

We know that your hard work upfront will save you money and time and gear you up for maximum success.

Are you ready to become a Healthy Mummy?

28 Day Weight Loss Challenge advert showing recipes and weight loss results

If you are wanting to lose weight and improve your energy – not to mention – help improve your overall health and wellbeing – our 28 Day Weight Loss Challenge is an awesome program to check out.

Our 28 Day Weight Loss Challenge includes:

  • 28 days of at home exercise routines (no gym needed) – with video instruction
  • Customisable and breastfeeding friendly meal plans 
  • Time-efficient exercises for busy mums – under 30 mins
  • Challenge combines Pilates exercises with interval and circuit training (HIIT)
  • Suitable for basic to advanced fitness levels
  • Home to thousands of EASY-TO-MAKE recipes!

To learn more about our 28 DAY WEIGHT LOSS CHALLENGE CLICK HERE  

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