Garlic primavera carbonara

This dish is quick, easy, delicious and not only diabetic but slimming World friendly.


one pot: leftover winter carbonara

Italian purists would be screaming at me right now but what are ya gonna do? The family are hungry and after christmas, they are fed up with eating cold turkey. feel free to leave out the butter to keep it lower in syns but I really feel that the leek and mushrooms benefit from the […]

Portobello mushroom burger

This is something a little different for all vegetarians or the meat lovers It is nice to change things up every once in a while. Serves 1. 1 large portobello mushroom 1 red roasted red pepper (you can buy them in stores in brine or vinegar, just make sure to rinse it off) slices of […]

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.   […]

Breakfast frittata

If you make a huge all-day breakfast omelette like this not only is it great for leftovers or in lunchboxes it means you have breakfast on hand and ready to go whenever you need it. (lasts in the fridge up to 4 days) 6 large (preferably free range) 4 slimming world sausages or any preferred sausages […]

Chicken and mushroom orzotto

We’ve gone from hot summer to freezing winter weather overnight so here is my chicken and mushroom orzo risotto. 2 large chestnut mushrooms sliced 1 finely diced onion 1 grated garlic clove 1/2 cup orzo pasta (looks like rice but cooks a lot faster) 1/2 tsp mixed Italian herbs 1 cup water 1 chicken stock […]

Ham, pea and mushroom pasta

Recently there has been a lot of backlash about the new SW ham, pea and mushroom farfalle at Iceland. What if you could make a meal that tastes 10x better in the 15 minutes it takes to microwave that meal for a fraction of the cost too! If you aren’t a fan of mushrooms just […]

Steak, ale & mushroom stew

This easy low syn version of steak and ale stew that you can either have some more syns on pastry or check out my mashed potato to go with the impetuous gravy. This is pure comfort in a bowl!

Chicken stroganoff

This is similar to Jamie Oliver’s beef stroganoff as we love that recipe. Serves 4 2 red onions 4 chicken thighs or 2 chicken breasts (thinly sliced) 2 garlic cloves  100g sliced gherkins 200g chestnut mushrooms (chopped his you like)  1 lemon 2 tsp paprika Salt and pepper 200ml chicken stock with 1 tbsp cornflour* […]

Creamy garlic mushrooms

Vegetarian-friendly, creamy, comforting and low in syn, perfect for a starter on toast or tossed through spaghetti with a side salad. Serves 1 at 2 syns 1 tbsp each elmlea single cream and grated Parmesan, 150g chestnut (sliced and if you can get them chanterelle or oyster mushrooms) 1 small clove garlic, parsley, salt and […]