Garlic butter summer vegetables

something a little different to your typical summer side dish these garlic butter veggies are sure to be a hit for the whole family.

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Fakeaway: Beef Ho-Fun

Tender, charred beef in a savoury stir fry full of speed and noodles that just scream chinese takeaway.. but for less than half the syns!

Homemade Piri Piri sauce

After my trip to Portugal, I have been truly inspired, just eating different things from the typical spaghetti or cottage pie that we have at home and I managed to get a great homemade Piri Piri sauce recipe from a local restaurant while I was out there. 6 tablespoons white wine vinegar 4 cloves garlic […]

Spring vegetable & herb salad

This spring dish is amazing with fish and chicken and the best thing? Completely syn free and packed full of speed food, great for picnics, snacking, a side dish and you can use whatever fresh spring vegetables you can get your hands on! 1 mug of basmati rice (and 1 mug of vegetable stock from […]

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 […]

Portobello mushroom burger

This is something a little different for all vegetarians or the meat lovers It is nice to change things up every once in a while. Serves 1. 1 large portobello mushroom 1 red roasted red pepper (you can buy them in stores in brine or vinegar, just make sure to rinse it off) slices of […]

Chicken Cacciatore

This Italian classic is also called hunters stew as its what you could find out while you are hunting, herbs and mushrooms with your chicken in a rich tomato sauce. serves 4-6 750g bone in, skinless chicken thighs, 2 onions, 1 red pepper,1 large leek, 2 carrots, 3 cloves of garlic thinly sliced, 250g mixed mushrooms […]

Braised beef ragu with red wine

You need to trust me on this dish! I use to hate cooking with wine but if you do it properly then you will never look back. This feels very rich and indulgent for something that is roughly 1.5 – 2 syns per serving! Serve 6 400g braising steak/beef (remove visible fat) 250ml red wine (like […]