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Slow-cooker beef brisket with rich onion gravy

Slow-cooker beef brisket with rich onion gravy Beef brisket cooked to tender perfection in a rich onion gravy in the slow-cooker SLOW-COOKER BEEF BRISKET WITH RICH ONION GRAVY I love beef, and particularly when it is slow-cooked- that tender, fall apart texture can’t be beaten! Beef brisket is one of the cheaper cuts to buy … Read more

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Oxo roast potatoes

Oxo roast potatoes An easy and low fat way to make delicious roast potatoes which are syn free on slimming world WHY ARE OXO ROAST POTATOES SUCH A SLIMMING WORLD CLASSIC? Oxo roast potatoes are almost guaranteed to come up on your radar when you join Slimming World. Creating a tasty roast potato that is … Read more

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BBQ apple pulled pork

BBQ apple pulled pork A delicious and more-ish take on bbq pulled pork using apples for natural sweetness BBQ APPLE PULLED PORK I was given a lovely gift last week- a huge bag of windfall apples! My youngest daughter is not a fruit eater, but she loves stewed apple, and the whole family (apart from … Read more

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Beef and Guinness stew

Beef and Guinness stew Dark, rich, tasty and comforting- perfect autumn/winter comfort food! BEEF AND GUINNESS STEW There’s little that can get me more excited than a proper plate of beef and Guinness stew! There’s just something about it- it’s the perfect comfort food as far as I am concerned. Now for me, following Slimming … Read more

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Perfect roast potatoes

Perfect roast potatoes A quick and easy way to make perfectly crispy and tasty roast potatoes without adding lots of fat! PERFECT ROAST POTATOES My favourite method for cooking roast potatoes has always been in lard, it makes really nice roast potatoes. BUT I hate to think about how unhealthy they are- I’ve not really … Read more

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Lasagne

Lasagne Tasty lasagne with a twist on the white sauce to keep it healthy and easy to make! LASAGNE I love lasagne. It was the one craving that I had when I was pregnant! My old lasagne would have had a traditional white sauce made from (lots of) butter, flour and milk. I was trying … Read more

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Slow-roast Greek-style Welsh Lamb leg with chickpeas and tomatoes

Slow-roast Greek-style Welsh Lamb leg with chickpeas and tomatoes A fantastic alternative Sunday roast, all cooked on one tray! Greek inspired flavours of garlic, lemon, oregano and mint flavour this slow-roasted lamb-leg and rich chickpea and tomato sauce Disclosure: This post was created in partnership with PGI Welsh Lamb, all opinions are my own. SLOW-ROAST … Read more

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Lemon & herb roasted chicken

Lemon & herb roasted chicken Inspired by the Nando’s lemon and herb roast chicken, A delicious marinade will elevate your roast chicken into something extra special HOW TO SERVE THIS LEMON AND HERB ROAST CHICKEN I made this for the first time for a family movie night, where I cooked a Nando’s style fakeaway! My … Read more

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Spring leeks and peas

Spring leeks and peas A tasty way to serve seasonal leeks SPRING LEEKS AND PEAS It’s lovely to discover new favourite dishes, and this leek side, which I created as part of my Easter meal, is really easy to do, delicious, and makes a nice addition to any family meal, especially a roast dinner. The … Read more

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Scalloped potato gratin with rosemary and garlic

Scalloped potato gratin with rosemary and garlic Fabulous alternative to roast potatoes, tasty and very pretty on the table! SCALLOPED POTATO GRATIN WITH ROSEMARY AND GARLIC I recently attended a lovely Easter event with Iceland Foods, and was inspired to come home and cook my own Easter Feast! I love potatoes Dauphinoise, but they are usually full … Read more

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Slow-cooker pork & apple stew

Slow-cooker pork & apple stew Cheat along the way using frozen, pre-prepared ingredients for this hearty and satisfying comfort food! SLOW-COOKER PORK AND APPLE STEW I’ve been embracing all things frozen over the past 12 months, and I love having frozen products stocked up for easy meals! I have to say I’ve always hated chopping … Read more

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A sliver oven tray with meatballs and pasta in a bolognese sauce with a few basil leaves on top

Meatball pasta bake

Meatball pasta bake Rich chill, garlic and tomato meatballs baked with penne, mozzarella and parmesan for a satisfyingly delicious pasta bake! Photo credit – Chris Terry GARLICKY MEATBALL PASTA BAKE Meatballs make such a satisfying meal, and I love how this meatball pasta bake recipe is so simple, but still packed full of flavour and … Read more