Christmas dinner hacks

You all may think I am insane with some of these and your mother in law may shoot you but to be honest with you, I would much rather enjoy my Christmas day with my family than slave away cooking when I could do all the prep WELL in advance. Turkey: Ah yes, the big […]

Dreamy chocolate mousse

This seems like a lot of faffs but it really is worth all the steps! Creamy, mousse-like and aerated great for dessert! 1 gelatin leaf soaked in water, 200g fat free greek yogurt, 1 tbsp unsweetened cocoa powder*, sweetener to taste, 1 tbsp milk powder*, 150ml hot water, 150ml cold water, 1 tsp vanilla (and […]

Pizza in a mug

This sounds crazy, but is super delicious and easy and can be made for 2 syns in under 5 minutes!

Ultimate creamy, cheesy pasta

You can’t have a creamy, cheesy bowl of pasta without blowing all of the months syns right? Wrong! Serves 4-6 people (3 syns between 4 people or 2 syns between 6 people) 500g Spaghetti/macaroni 4 tbsp Elmlea light double cream (8 syns) 4 tbsp Freshly grated parmesan (4 syns) 100ml of the starchy pasta water […]

Pomodoro sauce

This beautiful, fresh tomato sauce is always used as a base in high street Italian restaurants and it is one of my favorites!

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, […]

Shrimp boil

This is one of the most simple but delicious recipes you will ever make and extremely low in syn but can be made syn free!

Quiche Lorraine (with a crust!)

Whoever has done slimming world knows that the slimming world quiche sounds appealing until you actually realise it is just a baked frittata! For me a quiche needs a crust and inspired from a recipe I saw where a woman used spiralized courgette for a crust, I mixed mine with potato and carrot as well, so […]

Pizza Potato

You are probably reading the title of this recipe thinking what the heck? It sounds odd but really works well and is utterly delicious and you can add whatever toppings you like! 1 large Jacket style potato 1 tin of tomatoes 1 tsp oregano/Italian herbs, salt and pepper 25 g low-fat mozzarella (2 syns) Any toppings […]

Chicken pizza

I recently had some followers ask for some SP friendly meals, I recently shared my singing swede. This chicken pizza is delicious with salad, not to mention low in syn. This serves 1 at 2 syns 1 large chicken breast 1 tsp grated garlic and oregano salt and pepper 1 red onion, finely diced 1 […]