speedy rice

It’s summer, the children are off school, we don’t always have time to make something for lunch, so why not make something packed full of speed food that is great for pack lunches, snacking on, or even taking to a BBQ?  2 cloves garlic, grated 1 tsp thyme 1 roughly chopped red pepper, onion, courgette, […]

Gifts: Cake mix

This recipe is an easy take on the classic mug cakes that everyone likes making. No butter or egg is needed. When you give this gift, make sure that you leave a note for the user to mix 4 tablespoons of mix with 2 tablespoons of water and microwave for 1 minute, the cake will […]

Hunters chicken

This is my slimming world version of hunters chicken, I’m a sucker for this pub classic, I have done it with turkey breast steaks so I don’t see why you couldn’t do it with some leftover turkey. this will serve 4 people 2 large chicken breasts ( cut in half or 4 small) Smoked paprika, […]

Budget recipes: Toad in the hole

Sometimes it’s hard to afford fresh produce, especially if you are a large family or just short of money. So I thought it would be a good time to share some of my favourite budget recipes. This is not only budget friendly (because you can buy whatever sausages you deserve, and although this isn’t an […]

My kitchen basics

This post is purely for what I always have in the house, tinned, storecupboard and fresh produce. As I was writing this list (bare in mind I do slimming world so some things on this list may not appeal to you!) I didn’t realise how many staples I actually always have! In further posts, I […]

Nacho Feast

I have been seeing lots of pictures of this ‘nacho feast’ all over the internet. There is something comforting about chips with cheese, and if we can have chilli cheese fries why not nacho cheese fries? This is super easy, tasty and to me is one of my all new comfort foods and pairs perfectly […]

Bubble and squeak 

I had a follower recently ask me if I could share more vegetarian recipes and I couldn’t believe I haven’t posted this yet! It doesn’t look appealing but is brilliant for leftover veggies, potatoes or mash that need using! Serves 4-6 4 large potatoes sliced with skin on, 1small swede small chunks Half head broccoli […]

Christmas morning bread (not Sw)

This is not slimming world friendly but what I’m hoping to make Christmas morning! More like a scone but eats like a bread! Zest half an orange 1/2 tsp mixed spice, cinnamon and ground ginger Generous pinch salt 500g self raising flour 150g caster sugar 200g mixed fruit such as dried cranberries and raisins or […]