A meal the whole family would love that tastes amazing and so many ways to serve! 500g beef mince 1 tsp dry sage, thyme, basil and garlic granules and Worcestershire sauce 1 large egg salt, pepper 1/2 tsp bicarb 2 tbsp water 3 tbsp ketchup Preheat the oven to 180C. Combine everything together mixing until […]

Slow cooker: Beef Bourguignon

Something comforting and easy for the dark, cold nights ahead of us. Utterly comforting and low in syns! #slowcooker #recipe for #beefbourguignon

One Pot: Mighty meatball meal

This delicious #lowsyn #onepot #meatball meal is easy to make and can be frozen too! Whats not to love?

Steak, ale & mushroom stew

This easy low syn version of steak and ale stew that you can either have some more syns on pastry or check out my mashed potato to go with the impetuous gravy. This is pure comfort in a bowl!

Peppered beef stir fry

This is a good way to spread a large piece of beef between 4 people, lightly spicy and aromatic this is s slight variation on a crispy chilli beef that is one of the top Chinese takeaway favourites! Serves 4 1/2 tsp crushed chilli flakes and sechzaun peppercorns and bicarbonate soda 1 tsp grated Ginger […]

Cottage pie

Nick and I aren’t huge fans of gravy (although sometimes get a hankering for it) so I make this version which I adapted from Michelle roux jr and I must say I love it! Serves 6 (at 1.5 syn each depending on your brands of butter and only 1 syn if you use milk as […]

Thai massaman curry 

This is the most beautifully elegant curry you will ever try in your life!  This may seem a bit daunting but I cracked this first time! Making the paste from scratch is slightly terrifying but so worth it! I had never had massaman until Nick took me to a lovely Thai restaurant and we decided […]

Thai style beef noodle salad 

Zingy, fresh, herby and meaty, this salad is full of flavour and body and low in syn!  4 people 1 large steak 1 tsp five spice 2 tbsp soy sauce 1 tbsp sweet chilli sauce* 2 tsp grated Ginger Juice 1 lime (sweetener to taste) 1/2 tsp sesame oil* 2 shredded carrots, 4 shredded Spring […]

Cottage pie

The weather is grim, it makes us feel gloomy and bleurgh. So what could be better than a comforting bowl of gravy mince and mash potato, curled up with a blanket and your family? Nothing, that’s what! Alternatively, if you have leftover roast beef, just chop 400-450g of it up as small as you can, […]