A tasty Summer salad from the latest Slimming World magazine. I made a big batch of this one so I can take the leftovers to work on Monday! Serves 4, 2.5 syns for dressing on Extra Easy. Ingredients4 eggs6 rashers of bacon, all fat removed, cut into strips1/2 pack pre-cooked chargrilled chicken breast, torn into strips 100g cherry tomatoes. halved400g new… Read More BLT Salad with Blue Cheese Dressing
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
Overnight oats are one of my all-time favourite breakfasts, and are very popular both amongst Slimming Worlders’ and any of my friends who have tried this dish! It is remarkably simple. and as the oats soak into the yoghurt overnight (hence the name…) by morning it is delicious! And breakfast is ready and waiting as… Read More Overnight Oats!
As I’ve already mentioned on my Instagram, this dessert is meant to be made with cream. As an avid Slimming World follower, I made it with fat free yoghurt, and surprisingly it was edible! It lacked the fluffiness of real mousse, so if you aren’t watching the syns go for double cream all the way!… Read More Raspberry Beret (Mousse)
I often sit down with my colleagues at lunch as they stare into their bottomless tupperware of rabbit-food salad. It doesn’t have to be that way! This salad, which I’ve never made before, hit the power of 3 perfectly – easy, clean, (so) TASTY! Serves 1, as I was in alone (studying), on a Saturday in Summer… Read More Mackerel and Beetroot Salad
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
This is really a plug for my new Hinari Genie blender rather than an actual food post… most of my food is simple but I’m not sure slicing fruit cuts it (haha) for a full recipe! Strawberries, raspberries, banana and half a cherry Muller light, whizzed in the Hinari Genie. Boom, breakfast or fruity snack in minutes.… Read More Fruit Smoothie Ridiculously Easy
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” I’ve created this for tomorrow’s lunch, so it will now need to be crammed into a lunchbox, upsettingly! Less than 10 minutes required for this tasty dish. Serves 2. Ingredients: Dried oregano 2 lamb rump steaks (cheat – buy pre-diced!) Little gem lettuce hearts Plum or cherry tomatoes Small… Read More Greek Lamb Salad