Summer minestrone

This summer minestrone is light and delicious, not to mention soothing and easy to make. A real celebration of summer vegetables in a light, herby tomato broth.

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One pot: Meatball pasta

This #onepot #syn #free #meatball #pasta is delicious and so easy to throw together! It truly is the perfect weeknight dinner.

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 […]

Peasto soup

Yes, the title is a play on words but I can’t help it, the sweetness of the peas with the peppery herby bite from the rocket and basil pesto. serves 6-8 people 1 small potato and onion finely diced, 1 clove garlic, 750ml vegetable stock, 150g frozen defrosted peas, Pesto: 30g rocket, 30g fresh basil,1 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Pumpkin pasta

#leftover #pumpkin from #halloween can be a pain but with this delicious and easy #recipe you can’t go wrong!

Chicken korma

I researched this recipe thoroughly and honestly, this is a mix of the best recipes I found and tastes very similar to korma from a restaurant! 4-6 people (4 people = 1.5 syns each, 6 people 1 syn each) 4 large chicken breasts 6 tbsp fat-free natural yoghurt 1/2 tsp bicarb, salt and pepper 1 […]