So one of the things that I have come across on my weight loss journey is that I am not willing to compromise the big things. I want to be able to celebrate birthdays, Valentines Day, Easter… but each of these holidays comes with a price; and that price is calories. Food is ingrained into … More Low Calorie 3 Course Meal
Most Irish families have their own version of a beef stew and being Northern Irish people expect me to be able to cook a) a good Ulster fry and b) a heartwarming stew. Now I do enjoy branching out and trying new foods, (as you can see here) so it was never something that I did … More A Graceless Beef and Stout Stew
Not going to lie, everything I’ve made from this book has been a winner, granted this is only the second thing I have made but oh my goodness was it incredible. I quote a Jon “this is heaven, no I’m being serious, top notch.” It would make a great take away substitute or a dinner … More Wagamama Recipe: Katsu Curry
As opposed to last years lazy Easter roast, this year Jon and I decided to take our roast a step further. Be warned the photos may cause extreme hunger and mouth watering, I cannot be held responsible for any undue eating that may result as a side effect. Here is how we made our … More Sunday Easter Roast [Recipe]
This holiday has become one of my favourites, an anticipated glutenous Sunday with a bank holiday either side…yes please. Easter has also developed into a bit of a tradition in the Graceless household due to our glorious lamb roast. [Click HERE to see last years] We love cooking together and will take any excuse to apron-up, … More A Graceless Easter Sunday
Everyone has their favourite side when they go to Nando’s, for some it maybe peri peri chips or the garlic bread, but for us it is spicy rice and macho peas. They are some of the best peas that I have ever tasted and because I can’t afford to go to Nando’s every single night … More (not) Nando’s Macho Peas
Well I say Easter roast, as we cook quite a bit at home already we decided to treat ourselves to an M&S Easter. We basically have cheated and it feels great! Here’s how it turned out.
Our first attempt at making sushi! There was a cut finger and many soy sauce stains… Sushi will always have syns due to the mirin/rice vinegar that is added to the rice, the value will change according to the quantities you use, however one entire roll (6 pieces) will be roughly 2 syns
Estimated 25 minutes cooking time | Free on Extra Easy A lovely Vietnamese aromatic dish, this Asian gem will leave you wanting more! The full recipe can be found in Slimming World’s Free & easy recipe book, the following is my take on the dish. Please follow the link to find a video of my pho … More Asian Cooking: Quick Beef Pho
Estimated 40 minutes cooking time | 1.5 Syns on Extra Easy This beautiful Asian dish comes packed with a punch. It is a Pad Thai that you won’t soon forget. The full recipe can be found in Slimming World’s Veggie Deluxe recipe book, the following is my take on the dish.