I am just about to head off on holiday for a few days and haven’t been paying enough attention to syns (or counting any!) I’m going to give myself a few days off and get back on it next week, when we return from España. Last night we enjoyed a Maccy Ds for 2 syns.… Read More Big Mac in a Bowl!
This recipe is from the SW website, one of the tastiest curries I’ve made! Oh and p.s. — I quit the gym! Serves 2. Large onion, sliced 300ml chicken stock 1 tsp turmeric 2 cardamom pods 1 x 2.5cm piece cinnamon stick 2 black peppercorns 2 cloves 1 tsp ground coriander 1 tbsp peeled and… Read More Easy Chicken Balti
To follow the rainbow bruschetta, here’s the main course. Really nice flavour to it and significantly quicker than a lot of casseroles! Sausage Casserole Serves 2, 3 syns each 6 low fat sausages 2 tins chopped tomatoes 2 sticks of celery, chopped 2 carrots, chopped 1 onion, chopped 400ml vegetable stock Chopped rosemary, 1 tsp… Read More Slimming World Dinner Party: Main – Sausage Casserole
This year I have decided to stop paying for the privilege of getting up at the crack of dawn to get sweaty with a host of city workers and blow dry my hair in-sync with half a dozen scantily clad women. Millions of people’s ultimate dream I’m sure! Although in recent weeks (read: months) the… Read More I Wanna Quit The Gym!
We all have to have a “treat” meal every now and then. I have been chained to my desk recently, studying for today’s exam. On the way home, I felt fairly exhausted and the lure of the chippie / Chinese takeaway was calling… Somehow managed to resit, what helped was knowing I had 2 cod… Read More Fake Fish & Chips
This is one of my easiest, tastiest favourites! A classic Slimming World dish. Of course there is an element of “cheating” involved, as with a lot of my dishes! I use peri peri sachets over the chicken, which can be adjusted to accommodate different palates, e.g. I hold back on the peri peri for my… Read More Peri Peri Chicken
When it comes to cooking, I struggle with time pressures like most of us do – I have a full time job and study in my spare time, I am working towards an accounting qualification. So I wanted to capture meals that are actually quick and easy! This Slimming World friendly curry was Friday night’s experiment,… Read More Easy Chicken Curry
These are “Albondigas” – Spanish meatballs, with spinach and sweetcorn rice courtesy of Slimming World’s July 2014 issue! Six months ago, I considered burgers and meatballs an “unhealthy” option… far from it now. It is insanely easy to make delicious meatballs from lean beef mince. Serves 4. Ingredients: 700g extra-lean minced beef A handful of… Read More Meatballs with Sweetcorn Rice
Another simple dish, perfect for one… Ingredients 2 eggs 1 potato 1 parsnip 1 tbsp plain flour Ham slices Peel and grate the potato and parsnip, pop into a bowl with the flour and a beaten egg. Season, mix together then fashion into 2 Rösti shapes. Heat a pan, spray with Frylight and cook for… Read More First ever homemade Rösti!
Adapted from “Quick recipe collection by Sainsbury’s” Speed is the name of the game. I could easily spend all evening in the kitchen, but like everyone else time constraints (mainly my full time office job plus studying) limit food preparation time. I guess this Thai green curry could be considered a cheat meal, but it’s also easy,… Read More Thai Green Chicken Curry