uni essentials: baked beans

You must be thinking I am crazy making a post about baked beans. They are the ultimate student food! cheap, full of protein and good vitamins but sometimes normal beans are a little boring especially if its all you have to live off of! I am here to make those boring beans delicious and easy […]

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Jack Daniels BBQ sauce

This sweet and sticky sauce will have you coming back for more and the best thing it is only 1.5 syns for 2 tablespoons!

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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 […]

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Braised Chicken with Marsala sauce

  2 large chicken breasts (butterflied in half to make 4 fillets – or 4 large boneless skinless thighs) 50ml marsala (4 syns but double check values and check your brands please) 150g chestnut mushrooms, sliced 1 small onion finely diced 1/2 tsp thyme 150ml chicken stock 1 tbsp elmlea light double cream salt and pepper.   […]

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Pigs in blankets

These pigs in blankets may take more work but will save you a huge amount of syns and they are freezer friendly! 500g 5% pork mince 1/2 tsp sage, salt and pepper pinch nutmeg 2 tbsp water rashers/medallions of smoked bacon cut into 3 strips (I buy the cheap supermarket bacon, snip off the fat) […]

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