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3 pancake recipes that are Slimming World friendly!

Looking for some healthy pancake inspiration? Here are my top Slimming World friendly pancake recipes! Fluffy American style pancakes: You can make fantastic pancakes with oats, and if you have a food processor, then you can achieve an amazingly fluffy texture!                                                                  ...

5 quick & healthy Monday dinners

I am not the most organised person when it comes to food- I wish I was one of those people who plans out every single meal and then does 1 big weekly shop which covers everything, but my approach is always much for haphazard! I therefore usually arrive at a Monday, without anything planned, thinking 'what can I cook tonight?'! Here are some of my favourite quick and easy-to-make dinners! 1. Lemon and thyme chicken penne: Not only is this very easy to make, it's something that my whole ...

How to make perfect syn-free roast potatoes

  One of the joys of Slimming World is that you can still enjoy a good roast! In fact, it's a perfect Slimming World meal! Roasting the meat drains away the fat, it's easy to fill up your plate with 1/3 speed foods, there's a syn-free gravy recipe here: (click here to see syn-free gravy recipe) and here is my method for making perfect syn-free roast potatoes every time (and I think they taste even better than fat covered ones!): 1. Peel potatoes (I usually use maris piper) ...

How to make your own frozen oven chips

I so often end up wasting potatoes- I buy a big bag for a roast or a specific recipe and then don't get around to using them all. I once smugly turned them all into chips, froze them raw... and then ended up with horrible black chips (I didn't know you couldn't freeze raw potato!). So I experimented to find a way to use up all those potatoes as frozen chips- so handy to have lovely healthy chips that you can just pop in the oven to cook if you aren't feeling like peeling and chopping ...

Top 10 Saturday Night Fakeaways

  I always try and make our Saturday night dinners a bit of a treat- as we have young children so are very unlikely to be out and about having a social life it's nice to have something to look forward to! Luckily for me, where I live (Ivybridge in South Devon) the takeaways are really bad, so the couple of times that we have decided to treat ourselves I've found myself with severe food anger about paying so much money for such rubbish food! At least it means that this isn't ever a ...

Top 10 buys when you start Slimming World

It's a big step to start Slimming World- It takes courage to walk into a room full of people that you don't know, and talk about your dietary habits in front of them, it also means that you actually have to face up to that weight on the scales- not only does it tend to be at the end of the day so you can't do the pre-shower empty-stomach weigh, but also it's actually having someone else see that figure, write it down and realise what a journey you have ahead of you to get to a healthy weight...