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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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, […]

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