Pasta alla Norma

This usually has chunks of mozzarella in but I’ve switched it up to sprinkle it over the top so you could either use the mozzarella as your healthy extra A or as syns. serves 4-6 500g pasta 1 large onion and garlic clove finely diced, 1 large aubergine in small chunks, 2 cans chopped tomatoes handful […]

Pressure cooker Butternut Mac ‘n’ Cheese

I love this recipe but I rarely use to cook it as it took so long to make. I realised I can make it in my instant pot/pressure cooker and it takes hardly any time at all! serves 6 (3 syns each or part of your HEA but double check your brands and syns please […]

Hawaiian Chicken burger

I watch a lot of travel videos on youtube. mainly because I would one day like to travel and maybe make some videos but also because I’m interested in food around the world.  I saw a few videos from Hawaii including some burgers with grilled chicken, a lightly charred piece of pineapple and salty bacon and let […]

Chicken in a bag

Sometimes we all need a bit of meal prep to help us on our journey. This is a great way to have syn free chicken on standby in the freezer or fridge. The idea of marinating is not only to give your meat an amazing flavour but also to help tenderise your meat. you could […]

Moussaka

This was a specially requested dish by Dee, Thank you Dee!
Rich, delicious and although seems like a lot of steps is well worth it!

Spanish scotch eggs

These are great for a #picnic last in the fridge for 4 days AND can be made syn free. #slimmingworld #recipe

SP Soup

This is vegetarian and vegan friendly this my own version of a syn free SP soup as I don’t like the one that is circling the internet! This has almost a minestrone feel to it and it’s beautifully thick and rich!! 2 large carrots, garlic cloves and onions  2 bell peppers of your choice 1 […]

BBQ pulled pork

I basically used the same recipe that nick and I used for his BBQ bake but a few tweaks! smoky, juicy, a thick BBQ style gravy, what’s not to like? Piled on rice with a side of salad and you can’t go wrong! 1kg piece of pork shoulder (as much visible fat that you can […]

One pot: Bolognese pasta

This again is for one person, a busy mum? a student quick meal? This is a comfort bowl all made in one pot! 100g mince (i use frozen 5% beef mince as I can get as much as I want out when I want) 1 tsp garlic Italian seasoning (by Schwartz) 1 small onion (finely […]

Chimichurri rice

For those of you wondering what the heck a chimichurri is, it is a herby, garlicky punch of flavour that is usually derived from coriander or parsley (as some people don’t like coriander). This rice is inspired by the chimichurri sauce and packs a good punch and makes a change from plain rice. 2 people […]