What I Eat In A Day To Lose Weight (Day 2)

What I Eat In A Day To Lose Weight (Day 2)


Here’s how I eat to lose weight – I’ve lost 40 Pounds

I often get asked what I eat in a day (and how I lost 40 Lbs). Here in this video, I’m showing you exactly what I ate in a day to lose weight – and what kinds of foods I eat when I’m trying to get into better shape.

I’ve also typed up the full recipes for you below – these recipes just serve me (they just serve 1), Rob always eats double or triple the amount of what I eat.

When I’m trying to lose weight, I’ll usually eat 3 meals per day – and sometimes I’ll have a snack (depending on how active I’ve been, how hungry I am that day and how I feel that day), but I will generally just have 3 meals.


I usually eat 1100-1300 calories a day to lose weight, and sometimes I’ll eat up to 1400 calories – if I really need it or have been more active than usual. I have a petite frame, but women with a taller frame (or women who are very active every day) may need to eat more to lose weight in a healthy way. I talk more about how to work out your personal calorie needs in my book.

You can also download my 3 day eating plan for weight-loss, if you want another example of what to eat in a day to lose weight. I’m currently giving it away for Free, so you can download it and check it out if you want to.

I hope that you find this helpful!

Liezl Jayne xo

Here is the FREE 3 day eating plan for weight-loss that you can download here on my blog – this is what I used to lose 40 Lbs!


Breakfast: Ingredients

-1/2 cup frozen blueberries

-1/2 banana (can also use 1 whole)

-2 Tablespoons dry whole rolled oats

-handful baby spinach

-1/3 avocado

-1 teaspoon honey (optional)

-1 cup unsweetened almond milk (or water, or another milk)

-1 Tablespoon unsweetened almond butter

-ice to taste

Breakfast: Method

-blend all of the ingredients together until smooth

-serve chilled and enjoy!

Breakfast: Calories

Roughly 350 – 400 cal

I’ve also got the full recipe for my “go-to” weight-loss smoothie here on the blog – with a full calorie breakdown for you.



Lunch: Ingredients

-handful baby spinach

-1/2 cup chopped cucumber

-1/2 cup halved baby tomatoes

-1/2 cup red bell pepper slices

-1/3 medium avocado

-2 boiled eggs

-1 teaspoon olive oil

-squeeze of fresh lemon juice

-sea salt and black pepper

Lunch: Method

-mix the baby spinach, cucumber, tomatoes and bell pepper with 1 teaspoon olive oil, fresh lemon juice, sea salt and pepper

-boil the eggs for 5-8 minutes (depending on how hard or soft you like them – I usually do 7 minutes)

-serve salad with 1/3 avocado slices and 2 boiled eggs

-eat and enjoy!

Lunch: Calories

Roughly 400 cal



Afternoon tea is the best

-1 cup green tea with mint leaves

-serve black and unsweetened for a zero calorie treat

Tea: Calories

Zero calories – Yass!


Dinner: Ingredients

-1/2 cup cooked organic brown rice

-8 raw walnut halves

-1 teaspoon cooking oil (I use macadamia oil)

-1 cup roasted vegetables (diced pumpkin, zucchini slices, button mushrooms, brussel sprouts)

-1 tomato

-handful fresh arugula

-1 Tablespoon tahini

-1 teaspoon cold-pressed olive oil

-fresh lemon juice

-sea salt and black pepper

-Italian herb mix

Dinner: Method

-preheat oven to 180°C/ 360° F

-roast a tray of mixed vegetables with 1 teaspoon oil, sea salt and pepper for roughly 30 minutes

-halve tomato and roast with Italian herbs, sea salt and black pepper for roughly 15-30 minutes

-serve 1 cup roasted vegetables, roasted tomato, 1/2 cup cooked brown rice, handful fresh arugula and 8 raw walnuts on a plate

-mix 1 Tablespoon tahini with 1 teaspoon olive oil, sea salt, black pepper and fresh lemon juice to taste

-drizzle tahini dressing over rice

-eat and enjoy!

Dinner: Calories

Roughly 400 – 450 cal

Take note: Please note that you should be in a healthy state before you decide to follow a new way of eating, or a calorie restricted diet. It’s always advised that you talk to your GP, doctor or health care professional to see if a new way of eating is suitable for your personal health needs.

Photos and video by Liezl Jayne for liezljayne.com – Additional photos by Rob Williams for liezljayne.com