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 […]

Top tips for newcomers

Just some of the things that could be handy when you first start #slimmingworld please feel free to add your own!

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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Gifts: Cake mix

This recipe is an easy take on the classic mug cakes that everyone likes making. No butter or egg is needed. When you give this gift, make sure that you leave a note for the user to mix 4 tablespoons of mix with 2 tablespoons of water and microwave for 1 minute, the cake will […]

Biryani

This dish is brilliant for leftover meat or even leftover veggies, or even using smoked fish like a kedgeree! I am sharing this recipe as with Christmas coming up we have leftover turkey which works perfectly with this dish! Christmas or not, this dish is delicious! (serves 4-6 syn free) 1 large onion (finely diced) 1 […]

Hunters chicken

This is my slimming world version of hunters chicken, I’m a sucker for this pub classic, I have done it with turkey breast steaks so I don’t see why you couldn’t do it with some leftover turkey. this will serve 4 people 2 large chicken breasts ( cut in half or 4 small) Smoked paprika, […]