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 […]

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Spanish scotch eggs

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

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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, […]

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Honey braised chicken

Nothing much I can say about this sticky and delicious recipe, it is utterly as simple as the recipe says, moreish and totally sumptuous. Serves 2-4 people 1 tbsp honey (2.5 syns)* 4 tbsp soy sauce (if you have it 2 tbsp each of light and dark soy sauce) 2-star anise (or half tsp Chinese five […]

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Campfire stew

This is my version of the campfire stew. I personally don’t like the sausages cooked in the stew so I make that on the hob while I cook my sausages in the oven. This is always a family favourite and depending on what people fancy we either cook it with pasta or potatoes so it […]

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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 […]

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