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green chilli & cumin hummus

green chilli & cumin hummus Spicy, flavoursome green chilli makes a punchy and delicious hummus GREEN CHILLI AND CUMIN HUMMUS Green chilli has a lovely unique flavour that works so well in hummus! Complemented by earthy cumin, this is one of my favourite combinations. I usually leave the seeds in the chilli when I whizz … Read more

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Easy no knead Irish soda bread

Easy no knead Irish soda bread Irish soda bread requires no yeast, no kneading and it tastes amazing EASY NO KNEAD SODA BREAD Soda bread is one of the easiest breads to make at home, not only is there no need for lengthy kneading, you also don’t need to leave it for hours to prove. … Read more

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Sweet potato falafel

Sweet potato falafel A tasty way to enjoy sweet potato falafel without any added oil or flour making them a healthier alternative to the traditional deep fried versions Photo credit – Chris Terry Baked sweet potato falafel recipe These sweet potato falafel are both healthy and delicious. These make a great alternative to the traditional … Read more

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Mini ham and mushroom quiches

Mini ham and mushroom quiches These are so quick to do and make a great snack, lunch or picnic food MINI HAM AND MUSHROOM QUICHES Using the ham to make a cupe for the little quiches not only keeps them tidily together, but adds a lovely base to the egg, with some lovely crispy bits … Read more

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Pastry-free pork pie

Pastry-free pork pie Perfect for picnics or weekday lunches, this is just 1.5 syns per slice PASTRY-FREE PORK PIE Picnics can be difficult when you are trying to follow a healthy eating plan- sausage rolls and pork pies are off the menu! This twist on a pork pie is the answer, easy to transport, easy … Read more

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Chicken and mushroom slice

Chicken and mushroom slice A perfect lunch, make a batch at the weekend so you can keep in the freezer for quick easy lunches CHICKEN AND MUSHROOM SLICE Following on from the infamous Greggs style steak bake, this chicken and mushroom slice again uses Hovis good inside, or Kingsmill wholemeal sandwich thins (healthy extra b) … Read more

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Courgette and chilli mini muffins

Courgette and chilli mini muffins A delicious and syn-free snack, perfect for picnics and lunchboxes COURGETTE AND CHILLI MINI MUFFINS I whipped these up in about ten minutes on a day where I was heading off to the beach but really just wanted a nice syn-free (using your healthy extra a choice) lunch. They’re super … Read more

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Chicken and mushroom pie

Chicken and mushroom pie Gorgeously rich chicken and mushroom pie with a fraction of the syns! 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 … Read more

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Hash brown crust quiche lorraine

Hash brown crust quiche lorraine Try hash brown as an alternative to a pastry case for a tasty quiche HASH BROWN CRUST QUICHE LORRAINE WHY A HASH BROWN CRUST? I love pastry, but it’s a high fat treat, and quiche makes such a great everyday lunch/snack or picnic food that I don’t want it to … Read more

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Healthy extras pizza

Healthy extras pizza Delicious, freshly baked syn-free (or very low syn) pizza using your slimming world healthy extras! HEALTHY EXTRAS PIZZA Although this isn’t a recipe as such, it’s been one of the more popular posts on my Facebook page (click here) and Instagram (click here). If you are following Slimming World there are certain wholemeal bread mixes … Read more