Recipe: hot tomato soup

It's definitely that time of the year where living off soup is 100% appropriate, it's also great because you can raid your cupboards and fridge and throw something together. This is one of those soup recipes; I had all the ingredients in the house and a lot of the fresh things were nearly going off, … Continue reading Recipe: hot tomato soup

Top 15 – September

Wow this month flew in!  Check out my top 15 favourite obsessions for September, they range from books to beauty. 1. Book I absolutely loved this second instalment from Louise Pentland, following Robin Wilde's life, with ups and downs and some sensitive topics covered it really was a fantastic read! 2. Savoury Recipe This beef … Continue reading Top 15 – September

Mmm meatballs

Dinner tonight was quick and easy Meatballs with Homemade tomato sauce I defrosted from the freezer (the joy of batch cooking). Really tasty and syn free dinner hit the spot! To make your own meatballs follow this link https://mylifemyblogzane.wordpress.com/2013/01/24/quick-and-easy-healthy-homemade-burger-and-meatball-recipe/ it also makes burgers. And for the tomato sauce just search on my blog, unfortunately WordPress … Continue reading Mmm meatballs

Sticky Chicken

I came across this fab recipe on instagram, one of the Slimming World girls posted it and it looked delicious, so I thought I'd give it a go.  On Extra Easy it's 2 syns per serving and would work out at 40 calories per serving for the Sticky Sauce. STICKY CHICKEN To make the sticky … Continue reading Sticky Chicken

Syn free Sunday Roast Dinner

Bit pants this week, I weighed myself this morning and I've only lost 1lb,  but I reckon it was because I was eating the wrong cereal bars as my Healthy b (heb).  With that blip I was more determined today to get back on plan! Brunch was bacon (all fat removed) with scrambled egg and … Continue reading Syn free Sunday Roast Dinner

Old me here I come!!!

This was me 3 years ago and this is the me I want back! 2 stone lighter and I don't think I have ever looked as good! So now it's time to get back there again! Yesterday I made a batch of slimming world friendly lunches and snacks if I get hungry. A planning day … Continue reading Old me here I come!!!

Chicken, sundried tomato and pepper orzo

This flavour combination was originally one I had cooked before as a risotto, but as much as I love risotto it just takes far too long to cook with a lot of attention.  So with orzo I find you get the same sort of texture as risotto so decided to try it this way, here's how I did it . . . … Continue reading Chicken, sundried tomato and pepper orzo