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 […]

Cooking pasta in a pressure cooker

Sounds insane but I thought I’d give it a go and it works! Let’s get to it! Cooking in a sauce: If you have a sauce in your IP or PC (instant pot or pressure cooker) you want to add your pasta, and top with enough water to just come under the pasta, give it a […]

Mediterranean tuna pasta

This fish is about as cheap and cheerful as it can get! Serves 2 1 tin tuna in water (drained) 1 tin chopped tomatoes 1 tsp olive oil (syns) 1/2 tsp oregano and chilli flakes 200g green beans and dry pasta/spaghetti Lemon zest 8 olives sliced 100g rocket 1. Cook the pasta according to instructions. […]

Pumpkin pasta

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

Slow cooker: chicken parmesan

An easy and delicious weeknight meal ready for when you get home from a busy day. Winter is coming! #slowcooker #chickenparmesan #slimmingworld

Ten minute tomato orzo

The oil isn’t essential but to me it makes the dish! You would otherwise need to use a decent amount of low cal spray! (if using oil you need to syn which can vary on brand so please check but roughly 2 syns) Zest of half a lemon, 1 tbsp fresh oregano, 2 tbsp fresh […]

Chicken Parmesan

Easy,delicious and quick! Serves 4 at 2.5 syns each Preheat oven to 170C 4 chicken breasts 1 garlic herb passata Salt and pepper 2x25g low fat Mozzarella (1 syns each or part HEA) 4 tbsp Parmesan 2 tbsp cornflour 1 tsp mixed Italian herbs 1. Flatten the chicken breast so they are even all over […]

One Pot: Mighty meatball meal

This delicious #lowsyn #onepot #meatball meal is easy to make and can be frozen too! Whats not to love?

Macaroni Cheese

Easy, stovetop, one pot, for one person (but can be easily adjusted!) I do love simple meals! 100g pasta of your choice Save 100ml of the pasta water 1 tbsp quark 1 tbsp parmesan (1 syn – optional but boosts the cheesy flavour) 25g cheddar (4 syns or HEA) Boil the pasta minus 2 minutes. […]

Smoked salmon pasta

This is my take on slimming world ready meal and takes 10 minutes to make using the same pot! 100g pasta 100ml passata 75g smoked salmon 2 big handfuls rocket Splash balsamic vinegar Pinch of dry oregano and basil and salt and pepper 1 clove garlic 1. Cook the pasta according to instruction-2 minutes. 2. […]