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Spinach and carrot pilau rice

Spinach and carrot pilau rice A lovely twist on the rice to go with your curry, and with some extra speed foods added! 5 mins 15 mins 205 kcal 5 mins 15 mins 205 kcal SERVES 4 DIFFICULTY EASY SERVES 4 Difficulty EASY This really does make your rice extra special and brings it to life alongside your curry. A …

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Bloody Mary Beef

Bloody Mary Beef A gorgeous Jamie Oliver recipe, adapted slightly to be Slimming World friendly 15 mins 6 hours 248 kcal 15 mins 6 hours 248 kcal SERVES 8 DIFFICULTY EASY SERVES 8 Difficulty EASY 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 …

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Meatzza

Meatzza This is a great pizza alternative, using a meatball style mix as the base for the toppings 10 mins 25 mins 358 kcal 10 mins 25 min 358 kcal SERVES 4 DIFFICULTY EASY SERVES 4 Difficulty EASY I was really excited when I first saw this recipe idea as I love pizza! I’m not sure of the origin, although …

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Mexican taco style feast

Mexican taco style feast This is a super tasty meal with all the trimmings of tacos but without the calories! 10 mins 30 mins 608 kcal 10 mins 30 mins 608 kcal SERVES 2 DIFFICULTY more effort SERVES 2 Difficulty more effort I’ve been wanting to have a go at this for ages! I love tacos, but they aren’t always …

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Egg fried rice

Egg fried rice Make your own healthy egg-fried rice at home! 2 mins 15 mins 321 kcal 2 mins 15 min 321 kcal SERVES 2 DIFFICULTY EASY SERVES 2 Difficulty EASY This is so simple that it doesn’t really justify being a ‘recipe’, but it’s n easy one to get wrong- the first time I tried it I stirred it …

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Chicken and chorizo paella

Chicken and chorizo paella Authentic tasting but easy to do paella – super lean but tastes lovely! 10 mins 30 mins 480 kcal 10 mins 30 mins 480 kcal SERVES 4 DIFFICULTY EASY SERVES 4 Difficulty EASY Paella is a real treat, maybe just because it tastes like ‘holiday’ food, but I’ve never tried making a really healthy one before. …

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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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Cheeky Nando’s style peri-peri chicken

Cheeky Nando’s style peri-peri chicken I love a cheeky Nando’s fakeaway! 10 mins 15 mins 266 kcal 10 mins 15 mins 266 kcal SERVES 4 DIFFICULTY EASY SERVES 4 Difficulty EASY I was really late on the Nando’s bandwagon- I always thought I liked the look of it but never had the chance to go, once I went it was …

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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. …