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Tiramisu

Tiramisu Gorgeous, indulgent tasting pudding for a fraction of the syns of the real thing. 5 mins 2 hours 380 kcal 5 mins 2 hours 380 kcal MAKES 2 DIFFICULTY EASY MAKES 2 Difficulty EASY I’ve never really liked coffee or alcohol based desserts, but tiramisu has always been the exception, something about the consistency of the sponge fingers with …

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‘Ferrero Rocher’

‘Ferrero Rocher’ Tasty little bites that are a guilt-free little moment of indulgence! 10 mins 2 hours 51 kcal 10 mins 2 hours 51 kcal MAKES 18 DIFFICULTY EASY MAKES 18 Difficulty EASY I have very little willpower when it comes to sweet snacks, and that’s why these little truffles are a brilliant thing for me to have on hand. …

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Mini chocolate orange Christmas puddings

Mini chocolate orange Christmas puddings I love making Christmassy sweets and treats- here’s something you can make without being tempted with something full of syns! 30 mins 2 hours 56 kcal 30 mins 2 hours 56 kcal makes 20 DIFFICULTY EASY makes 20 Difficulty EASY I’ve made a very naughty version of these before with my kids involving lots of …

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Turkey curry

Turkey curry Perfect for your Christmas turkey leftovers- a tasty and syn-free turkey curry 10 mins 45 mins 430 kcal 10 mins 45 min 430 kcal SERVES 4 DIFFICULTY EASY SERVES 4 Difficulty EASY Turkey curry isn’t a tradition in my family, but Bridget Jones’ Diary made me want to introduce it! Luckily it’s a very easy thing to make …

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Christmas soup

Christmas soup A gorgeous rich roasted tomato and fennel soup with a hint of orange 15 mins 3 hours 88 kcal 15 mins 3 hours 88 kcal SERVES 8 DIFFICULTY EASY SERVES 8 Difficulty EASY I was recently invited to attend a 1 day vegetarian cookery course at Exeter Cookery School (you can read all about my experience here ). I had such a brilliant …

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Winter raspberry and chocolate log

Winter raspberry and chocolate log A gorgeous but low syn treat from the Slimming World Festive Feasts book 20 mins 10 mins 112 kcal 20 mins 10 mins 112 kcal SERVES 10 DIFFICULTY more effort SERVES 10 Difficulty more effort I was lucky enough to be invited recently to a Christmas lunch at the Slimming World head office(you can read …

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Pavlova wreath

Pavlova wreath A very pretty and tasty festive dessert! 20 mins 1 hour 30 mins 121 kcal 20 mins 1 hour 30 mins 121 kcal SERVES 12 DIFFICULTY more effort SERVES 12 Difficulty more effort This recipe is from the Slimming World Festive Feasts cookbook. I was lucky enough to try it at the Slimming World head office blogger’s Christmas …

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Pomegranate and orange glazed ham

Pomegranate and orange glazed ham A deliciously glazed ham- perfect for picnics, lunches salads and sandwiches 10 mins 2 hours 377 kcal 10 mins 2 hours 377 kcal SERVES 8 DIFFICULTY EASY SERVES 8 Difficulty EASY Right on my doorstep is The Old English Pig company– they breed beautiful free-range, traditional Old English pigs, and their sausages are honestly the best …

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Best ever cranberry sauce

Best ever cranberry sauce Cranberry sauce is so easy to make- try this very simple recipe! 5 mins 25 min 95 kcal 5 mins 25 min 95 kcal SERVES 8 DIFFICULTY EASY SERVES 8 Difficulty EASY One of the things that I love about Christmas is doing some festive cooking! Nothing beats the house being warm, cosy and full of …