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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20 thoughts of a Slimming Worlder.

The following post contains bad language. I'm also hoping it makes you laugh rather than offends! Weigh day has arrived, please please please let me poo before it's time to face the scales. Me: How much have you lost this week?",  Janet: "10lbs", Me: "Wow well done, i'm chuffed for you." Screams internally FUUUUUCK YOU! … Continue reading 20 thoughts of a Slimming Worlder.

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.

Why I am ditching the group and giving Slimming World online a go.

Yesterday morning I found myself once again researching local Slimming World groups after a shocking encounter with the bathroom scales. Well not that shocking let's face it you can't eat pizza, cake and a Chinese takeaway and not expect to gain a few pounds. Even though I've been piling the food in 75 per cent … Continue reading Why I am ditching the group and giving Slimming World online a go.

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.

RECIPE: Creamy Potatoes

Recently I've been craving dauphinoise potatoes, but lets face it the syns are astronomical. So I set about making an alternative low syn/syn free version. Ingredients:PotatoesChicken stockPhiladelphia lightReduced fat cheddarSeasoningMethod:Thinly slice peeled potatoes. How many you use is entirely up to you! Once sliced layer the potatoes in an oven dish, seasoning every other layer.Make … Continue reading RECIPE: Creamy Potatoes