Eat what you preach. Healthy eating and weaning.

Since Arlo's journey with food began he's taken to it like a dream. I'm that annoying mum whose baby eats anything you put in front of him (bar couscous and quinoa Arlo can't stand either of those!) I have made such an effort to ensure he gets a good start with food and he eats … Continue reading Eat what you preach. Healthy eating and weaning.

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RECIPE: Slimming World syn free breakfast loaded hash brown.

Ingredients: 2 small potatoes (F) Spinach (S) 2 eggs (P) 1 tomato (S) Fry lite (F) Salt, pepper and garlic (F) Method: Line a cake tin with baking parchment and spritz with fry lite. Peel and grate the potatoes. Once grated squeeze excess liquid out of the potatoes using a muslin/kitchen roll. Push the grated … Continue reading RECIPE: Slimming World syn free breakfast loaded hash brown.

RECIPE: Slimming World cheesy melt in the middle, sweet potato and cod fish cakes.

Ingredients - makes 4 fish cakes to serve 2. 2 medium sweet potatoes 3 small cod fillets 4 babybel light Chopped chillies Garlic 20g golden breadcrumbs  Method - Peel and dice sweet potatoes then boil until soft. I used three medium sweet potatoes to make four fish cakes. While the sweet potatoes are boiling, cook … Continue reading RECIPE: Slimming World cheesy melt in the middle, sweet potato and cod fish cakes.

Enough is enough. Time to hop back on the weight loss wagon for good.

Since having Arlo and rejoining Slimming World. I have simply been stuck, dangling off the weight loss wagon, my legs running along the ground trying to clamber back on but just tripping over themselves.I have found every excuse going to make me feel better about failing to stick to plan. On my last journey I … Continue reading Enough is enough. Time to hop back on the weight loss wagon for good.

Slimming World Week 1: How did I find it and will it work for you?

On my last post be prepared it's a long one, I briefly explained why I finally took the plunge and rejoined Slimming World after years of avoiding it. I knew I needed the support, but the additional support wasn't the only reason, in fact there were many factors which led to me walking into my first meeting. … Continue reading Slimming World Week 1: How did I find it and will it work for you?

Be prepared it’s a long one. Goodbye Pity Party and Hello Slimming World.

It's time to face up to some hard truths. I haven't posted in a long time,  has it really been 4 months? I should have listened to my mum, time really does go quicker as you get older! I've been stalling posting too afraid to enter the blogosphere again, the internet can be a fickle … Continue reading Be prepared it’s a long one. Goodbye Pity Party and Hello Slimming World.

Tomato and Basil Chicken Courgetti

The only thing missing from the ingredients above is the fresh garlic and the basil. Fry onion in garlic. Then add the chicken, mushrooms and peppers. Once the chicken is cooked add half a tin of tomato, basil and season to taste. Then just before serving add the courgetti (courgette ribbons - instead of spaghetti) for … Continue reading Tomato and Basil Chicken Courgetti