I love chilli, but I am not overly keen on the firmer texture of kidney beans, so I swap them for refried beans in my syn free chilli con carne recipe. Ingredients 1 white onion 1 red pepper 500 extra lean beef mince 2 tsp crushed garlic 1 tsp chilli powder 1 tsp smoked paprika ½ tsp cayenne…… Continue reading Recipe: Chilli Con Carne
This has become one of my favourite recipes over the last couple of years, because it’s quick, easy, and I know it’s full of foods which will help on my weight loss journey! Ingredients 2 salmon fillets 1 red pepper 1 onion 1 courgette Mushrooms Tomatoes 4 tbs soy sauce 1sp ginger paste 2 tsp garlic …… Continue reading Recipe: Ginger, Garlic and Soy roasted Salmon and Veg
You know those days where you just want a big cosy jumper, candles and comfort food? Those are the days I crave soup, and most of the time its tomato soup, the kind that warms you from the inside out. But at 10 syns a can, Heinz is well and truly off the menu. This…… Continue reading Roasted Red Pepper and Tomato Soup
I am always on the look out for accompaniments to go with my slimming world friendly meals, to stop them from being repetitive. So after experimenting with syn free ketchup’s and salsas, i decided to make a chutney, and it was one of my better decisions! Ingredients 1 finely diced red pepper 1 finely diced…… Continue reading Red Onion & Pepper Chutney (syn free)
January 2018 saw a new product launch from the states, Halo top low calorie, high protein ice cream. Ranging from 280-240 calories for the tub, depending on flavour, combined with a half price special offer, made slimmer’s all over the country go mad looking for the tubs. 7 flavours were released in the UK: Chocolate…… Continue reading Halo top – worth the hype?
I started my weightloss journey (again) in April 2015. Since then I have lost 4 stone, then gained 10lbs back over Christmas. When I started I weighted 14 st 11 lbs, I hated going out, I felt that my husband didn’t find me attractive and I knew that my son would grow up to be…… Continue reading My Weight loss Journey
I wanted to create an area on this blog where i could share the stories of some of the people who have inspired me, first up I asked the AMAZEBALLS Kerry Lyons (@kezza_sw, targetlittleblackdress.com) if she would be willing to be the first guest post on here. She was one of the first Swinstababes I followed…… Continue reading GUEST POST: Kerry Lyons AKA @kezza_sw