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
I love pancake day, I always have, but one thing that can throw you right off track when you are trying to lose weight is celebrations. So I have been asking myself how can I celebrate pancake day and still lose weight? Well, losing weight does not mean missing out, and I think I have … More How do I celebrate pancake day and still lose weight?
Apple and Oat Protein Smoothie 158 cal | Very Easy |Serves 4 (small) I followed the Hairy Bikers recipe for the smoothie and added in my favourite protein powder. I did a little experiment to see if it would keep in the fridge as the recipe does say “serve at once”, however the worst thing … More Apple and Oat Protein Smoothie
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
I was given the new Wagamama book for Christmas and I just couldn’t wait to try it out. The first recipe that I have decided to make from this book is the Yaki Soba (p.61) and I have a duty to be completely honest, it was heaven. As I am trying to be remotely healthy I … More Wagamama Recipe: Yaki Soba
So I’ve been enjoying a Thursday home baking session for a few weeks now, whilst the other half is out and decided it was time to kick it up a notch. I went looking for alternative, some may say “healthy” recipes, because I’m trying to lose weight and not end up the size of the … More Experimental Cookies
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]
It was the perfect way to celebrate St Patrick’s day! *Warning, I am a very amateur baker* If you are looking for the Syn value of this cake I’m guessing its a lot. This cake is rich, indulgent and very naughty. It’s a luxurious mouth watering cake that will feed your friends and family easily, … More Chocolate Guinness Cake
Do they rise or do they fall? A delightfully light and fluffy desert for only 3 syns! Estimated 30 minutes cooking time plus cooling | 3 syns on Extra Easy To find the full recipe please see the love desserts, love slimming world recipe book.