Quick and easy microwave vegetables

I see alot of people buy the little packets of vegetables pre packaged that you chuck in the microwave and if im honest with you.. if you can spend £2 on a handful of vegetables go for it! But when you are feeding a large family or are on a tight budget this is the way to […]

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, […]

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 […]

The singing swede

This may sound a little odd but if you are doing a Slimming World SP day, this singing swede is a great alternative to mash, Or it is a good way to get more speed in if you want to use half mash and half swede! This isn’t much of a recipe, and if you […]

Mashed potatoes

This may seem really simple but honestly, on slimming-world, you can’t go adding lashings of butter and milk! Mash doesn’t have to be bland and I am going to give you a basic recipe for different ways to mash it up!! (pardon the pun) Serves 4-6 people 800g peeled and roughly chopped potatoes (as long […]

New year: updates

Hi, guys! Happy new year! I hope you all had a fab holiday, I just thought I would give you a few updates! For those of you who don’t know me, I am currently doing an access to higher education to finally complete my university course in psychology, and well, I have just sent off […]

Ultimate Creamy Carbonara

I made an on the spot low syn carbonara tonight (as long as you use the cheese and milk for your healthy extras as I haven’t worked out the syns but i should imagine its around 4 syns!) and it was the best carbonara i ever had, forget that crappy stuff from a jar or […]

Christmas gifts: easy sweet spiced nuts

These easy caramelised Christmas flavoured nuts are dangerously moreish and delicious, perfect for Christmas gifts or even to have as nibbles when friends are over! You will need: 500g mixed nuts (pecans, almonds, walnuts and cashews work beautifully) 1/4 tsp mixed spice and sea salt, 1/2 tsp cinnamon 200g brown sugar 2 tbsp honey 1. […]

Gifts: Cookie mix

Yes! Another mix that’s ready to use whether it is to give as a gift or to have on hand n the cupboard as a last minute dessert! Delicious hot with a scoop of vanilla ice cream. Per each mix you will need 4 tbsp of butter and 1 egg, don’t forget to write down the […]