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”

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 WordPressContinue 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 stickyContinue 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 andContinue 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 dayContinue reading “Old me here I come!!!”

Beef and Tomato Stew

This recipe is one of my favourites, so easy to do and Slimming World friendly, I like to serve mine with wild rice, but you can also serve it with potatoes, mashed or jacket. Ingredients *500g beef chunks (I use stewing steak) *1- 2 tbsp tomato puree * 1tsp sugar/sweetener *3-4 cloves of garlic *1 pint of beef stock (this canContinue reading “Beef and Tomato Stew”

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”

Sunday, Sunday

Last night I had a ball at my bestie’s hen night! We headed up the North Coast and ate in a place called The Ice House, I have to say the food was lovely and the cocktail I had was gorgeous! SOME OF OUR FOOD Nachos to start Sarah had the Bang Bang chicken CloseContinue reading “Sunday, Sunday”