day : 23/11/2015 4 results

Mini chocolate orange Christmas puddings

I've made a very naughty version of these before with my kids involving lots of cornflakes, cocoa and golden syrup-  I wanted to do something similar, but something that wouldn't use up all my syns in one fell swoop if I indulged! These use a scan bran base* (which you could even use as your HEB!), and a very low syn chocolate orange spread from Musclefood (click here). I think these taste really good, and if you keep them stocked up over Christmas will hopefully keep you out of the ...

Chicken and mushroom pie

I really adore pie, and this version is still a little bit of a treat as I use enough pastry to knock the syns up to 9.5 per portion, however how much pastry you use is completely up to you, and without the pastry just the pie mix itself if only 2.5 syns per portion. I used the Yeo Valley 0% fat creme fraiche which is 0.5 syns per tbsp (6 for the whole pot), but you could also use the Asda Good For You creme fraiche or the Sainsbury's Be Good To Yourself creme fraiche (less than 3% fat) ...

Coffee cup warm jam sponge

I was sent some Jim Jams reduced sugar strawberry jam to try and so had a little experiment with a cake made in a coffee cup! It came out really well, so here it is!  

Bloody Mary Beef

I've been dying to try out this recipe as it looked mouth-wateringly good in the Jamie's Comfort Food book (click here). I've neglected this book since starting Slimming World as a lot of the food in it is pretty decadent, but when I looked again at this recipe I realised that it's actually very Slimming World friendly! I made a couple of small adjustments but it makes a gorgeous, rich meal with very few syns.