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BBQ

I LOVE A BARBECUE, IN THE GARDEN OR ON THE BEACH, WINTER OR SUMMER! HERE YOU CAN FIND SOME GREAT IDEAS FOR THINGS TO COOK ON THE BBQ AS WELL AS SOME HEALTHY IDEAS FOR SIDES AND SALADS.

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Baby spinach and mint salad

Baby spinach and mint salad I adapted this recipe for Slimming World from Jamie’s 30 minute meals. It’s so good it would go with almost anything! 5 mins – mins 88 kcal 5 mins – mins 88 kcal SERVES 4 DIFFICULTY EASY SERVES 4 Difficulty EASY The recipe for this salad was alongside the Oozy mushroom risotto, but it’s so …

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Italian style mozzarella stuffed beefburgers

Italian style mozzarella stuffed beefburgers Delicious juicy burgers with a melting mozzarella middle…so good! 10 mins 20 mins 350 kcal 10 mins 20 mins 350 kcal makes 4 DIFFICULTY EASY makes 4 Difficulty EASY I’m usually a bit boring (lazy) when it comes to making burgers, and I just shape mince into a burger shape and fry it. I wanted …

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Perfect burgers

Perfect burgers I’ve tried quite a few burger recipes since starting Slimming World and this is one of my favourites so far so a traditional tasting but juicy and delicious burger 15 mins 20 mins 132 kcal 15 mins 20 mins 132 kcal makes 6 DIFFICULTY EASY makes 6 Difficulty EASY I love a homemade burger and have experimented lots …

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Skinny aioli

Skinny aioli Perfect accompaniment to lots of dishes- a super-garlicky and naughty tasting dip/dressing that is fat free. 2 mins 5 mins 38 kcal 2 mins 5 mins 38 kcal SERVES 6 DIFFICULTY EASY SERVES 6 Difficulty EASY This stuff is so good! It’s gorgeous with lots of things, in particular I love it with sweet potato wedges, falafel, skinny …

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Homemade barbecue sauce

Homemade barbecue sauce I love this zingy and rich barbecue sauce alongside barbecued meat and vegetables 10 mins 1 hour 61 kcal 10 mins 1 hour 61 kcal SERVES 6 DIFFICULTY EASY SERVES 6 Difficulty EASY This sauce is a bit of a family tradition for me- my Dad passed down the mantle to me when I was about 14. …

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Skinny chicken tikka masala

Skinny chicken tikka masala A chicken tikka masala so delicious that you wouldn’t even know it’s healthy! 10 mins 35 mins 249 kcal 10 mins 35 mins 249 kcal SERVES 4 DIFFICULTY EASY SERVES 4 Difficulty EASY Chicken tikka masala is one of my all time favourite meals- I know it’s not a proper curry, but there’s a reason that it’s become …

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Chicken satay strips

Chicken satay strips A perfect picnic snack 5 mins 20 min 243 kcal 5 mins 20 mins 243 kcal SERVES 4 DIFFICULTY EASY SERVES 4 Difficulty EASY Chicken satay is one of my all-time favourite foods! I wanted to create something that was both a healthy option for a picnic, and also a treat! I’m a big fan of powdered …

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Thai carrot and red cabbage salad

Thai carrot and red cabbage salad A delicious and substantial salad with amazing Thai flavours 15 mins – mins 63 kcal 15 mins – mins 63 kcal SERVES 8 DIFFICULTY EASY SERVES 8 Difficulty EASY We recently had a lovely weekend away where our hosts cooked the most amazing meals- they were catering for 11 adults and 4 children and …