Fakeaway: Beef Ho-Fun

Tender, charred beef in a savoury stir fry full of speed and noodles that just scream chinese takeaway.. but for less than half the syns!

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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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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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Broccoli and Stilton soup

This makes a hefty 8-10portions at 2.5 (2 if for 10 people)syns each. Delicious and creamy and my ultimate soup leading up to Christmas! 1 large head of broccoli (chopped up including stalk) 1 white onion and 2 large leeks( roughly chopped) 2 large potatoes or 4 small (rough chop) 3 litres of vegetable stock […]

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My kitchen basics

This post is purely for what I always have in the house, tinned, storecupboard and fresh produce. As I was writing this list (bare in mind I do slimming world so some things on this list may not appeal to you!) I didn’t realise how many staples I actually always have! In further posts, I […]

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Mac and cheese (with broccoli)

This is my slimming world friendly version for Mac and cheese with the addition of broccoli which works a dream with the sauce! Serves 2 as a main or 4 as a side 200g macaroni/pasta 150g broccoli in small florets 25g lifetime zero fat cheddar (2syns) 2 tbsp grated Parmesan (2 syns) 1 tsp mustard […]

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