RECIPE: Slimming World Sausage Casserole

Ingredients: Sausages of choice - I use heck chicken italia sausages 0.5 syns each - 300ml veg stock 1 tin of chopped tomatoes Punnet of button mushrooms Punnet of chestnut mushrooms 3 large carrots 1 onion 1 tbsp sweetener 1 tbsp dried parsley 1 tbsp garlic - I use lazy garlic in vinegar - Salt … Continue reading RECIPE: Slimming World Sausage Casserole


Finding my motivation

For years people told me that in order to succeed at weight loss I had to really want it and I used to get so upset and defensive, taking everyone's comments as a personal attack. How did they know how much I wanted it? I was working hard and it felt like every comment was … Continue reading Finding my motivation

RECIPE: Cheesy Chilli Wedges

Cheesy Chilli Wedges suitable for Slimming World, and syn free if using the cheese as your healthy extra allowance. Serves 4 - Ingredients: For the chilli: 500g 5% fat beef mince 2 Onions 2 Peppers Button Mushrooms 1 Tin of kidney beans 1 Tin of button beans 3 tbsp Tomato puree 1 tsp chilli powder … Continue reading RECIPE: Cheesy Chilli Wedges

Look at that fat girl eating

Maybe I am alone in this but have you ever eaten something in public and convinced yourself that people are judging you?Taunting yourself that people are watching the 'fat girl' shovel in food. For years it stopped me eating in public, more so if it was a crowded place. I couldn't just grab something quickly … Continue reading Look at that fat girl eating

RECIPE: Slimming World Sweet and Sour Fanta Chicken

Serves 4 - Ingredients: Chicken Breast -  I use one per person, cut into strips or chunks Onion - slice it fairly thick 3 peppers - cut into chunky strips Can of zero fanta/ diet orange A vegetable oxo cube (chicken will work too) 3 tbsp passata 1 tsp vinegar A shake of dried chilli … Continue reading RECIPE: Slimming World Sweet and Sour Fanta Chicken

RECIPE: Slimming World Campfire Stew

Serves 4 - Ingredients: 1 small gammon joint with all visible fat removed 2 chopped onions 3 chopped garlic cloves 2 tins of baked beans mushrooms for extra speed!! 2 chopped peppers 6tbsp tomato puree/ a tin of chopped tomatoes will also work 1tbsp smoked paprika 1tsp chilli powder A shake of chilli flakes (optional) … Continue reading RECIPE: Slimming World Campfire Stew

Why now? What’s my secret?

As you all know by now I am a converted Slimming World lover. I always knew the plan worked, having previously tried it in my teens, however as I got older the excuses just got bigger. Two main reasons kept me from joining sooner, the first was time. I convinced myself that I didn't have the time … Continue reading Why now? What’s my secret?