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 […]

Spanish scotch eggs

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

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, […]

Chorizo style one pot pasta

Sometimes I like to eat something that feels meaty but doesn’t have a lot of meat, this is one of those meals, if you’re vegan/vegetarian just leave out the chorizo it is still just as beautiful! 1/2 red pepper (finely diced) 1 small red onion (finely diced) 1 tsp smoked paprika and garlic granules 3 […]

Ham, pea and blue cheese pasta

I haven’t been feeling all that good so, I have been giving into my cravings, this is based on an old recipe from an Italian recipe book and it really hits the spot! 25g blue cheese of your choice (mine came out as 4 syns but double check your syns as brands will vary) 1 […]

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 […]