Sunday, July 16, 2017

Slimming World tuna and sweetcorn fritters recipe

Slimming World classic cooked breakfast

Friday, July 14, 2017

Slimming World easy egg cup breakfast recipe

Thursday, July 13, 2017

Slimming World bacon & mushroom crustless quiche recipe

Monday, June 19, 2017

Herby chicken traybake

Serves: 4
Cook time: Ready in about 50 minutes
Ready in: 30-60 Minutes
Syns per serving:  FREE

This fuss-free chicken recipe will be a huge hit with the whole family.


  •     Salt and freshly ground black pepper
  •     8 skinless chicken thighs
  •     Low-calorie cooking spray
  •     600g baby new potatoes, halved
  •     500g vine tomatoes, halved
  •     3 onions, quartered
  •     200g baby courgettes, halved
  •     1 red pepper, deseeded and cut into chunks
  •     4 garlic cloves, finely chopped
  •     A small handful of fresh thyme leaves, roughly chopped
  •     A large handful of fresh flat-leaf parsley, finely chopped
  •     ½ tsp dried oregano
  •     1 tsp dried red chilli flakes
  •     Finely grated zest and juice of 1 unwaxed lemon
  •     150ml chicken stock


    Preheat your oven to 200°C/fan 180°C/gas 6. Season the chicken and spray it with low-calorie cooking spray. Place a large frying pan over a medium-high heat, add the chicken and brown for 4-5 minutes, turning once or twice. Transfer the chicken to a plate.

    Boil the potatoes for 2-3 minutes, then drain well and transfer them to a roasting tin. Add the tomatoes, onions, courgettes and red pepper and spray with low-calorie cooking spray. Top with the chicken and sprinkle over the garlic, fresh and dried herbs, chilli flakes and  lemon zest and juice. Pour over the stock and cover with foil.

    Bake for 25-30 minutes, or until the potatoes are soft and the chicken is cooked through.

Serve immediately



Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Ploughmans on a stick

Serves: 4
Cook time: Ready in 10 minutes
Ready in: Less than 30 Minutes
SP Perfect for Extra Easy SP
Syns per serving: FREE

Put a bite-size twist on a picnic classic with these Ploughman's sticks!


  •     4 thin slices of lean ham, visible fat removed
  •     4 bottled silverskin pickled onions, drained
  •     1 apple


    Cut each slice of ham into three long strips and roll up each strip tightly.

    Thread the rolled-up ham strips on to four skewers or cocktail sticks along with the pickled onions.

    Add a chunk of apple to any stick you are eating straight away. Keep the rest in the fridge for up to 2 days and add the apple chunks when you are ready to eat.

Tip: You could add your favourite cheese to these ploughman's stick by using a Healthy Extra 'A' choice


Houmous dip

Serves: 2
Prep time: 20 minutes
Ready in: Less than 30 Minutes
Suitable for vegetarians
SP Perfect for Extra Easy SP
Syns per serving:  FREE

Anne-Marie Williams from Wrexham, North Wales found a fantastically Free way of making houmous. “Ready-made houmous contains tahini and oil which means it has a Syn value.” Ann-Marie says. “I’ve adapted the recipe to make a delicious homemade houmous that’s Free.


  •     1 red pepper, deseeded and sliced
  •     Low calorie cooking spray
  •     400g can chickpeas, drained and rinsed
  •     20-50ml water
  •     2 cloves garlic, crushed
  •     1 tbsp lemon juice
  •     Salt to taste


    Place the sliced red pepper on a baking tray sprayed with low calorie cooking spray and roast until softened.

    Once the pepper is cooked and cooled, place all the ingredients in a food processor and blend, adding more water if necessary to create a smooth paste.

    Add salt to taste and serve with lots of delicious Speed crudités to make this perfect for SP days.