Monthly Archives: January 2011

Chicken Dhansak with Boiled Rice

This is a delicious curry recipe even for someone like me who isn’t that into spicy food! serves 4 free on extra easy Here is the recipe. Prepare all ingredients before beginning cooking. Ingredients: 500g fresh chicken breast diced in to 2cm cubes 2 … Continue reading

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Beef and Barley Stew

No particuar recipe followed, just a case of chopping and throwing into a pan! Free on extra easy Free on red (without the potatoes and served with just the brocolli) Here is the recipe 312g/ 11oz lean braising beef 1 … Continue reading

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Slimming World and Change for Life

Change 4 life is a Government initiative to encourage us (parents and carers) and the children in our care to “eat well, move more and live longer” The Slimming World Way is perfect for this! Slimming World encourages you to cook from … Continue reading

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My Progress

26th January 2011 1.5 lbs loss this week Total of 6.5 lbs loss since I re-joined on 05th January 2011 This week I also got the Slimmer of the Week award. I also won the raffle … so I came … Continue reading

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Slow Cooked Beef with Aubergine, Tomatoes and Thyme

This is a lovely rich tasting dish, perfect for a change on a Sunday! The Recipe Serves 4 (freezer friendly) Free on extra easy Free on red 6.5 syns on green 312g / 11oz lean braising steak, cut into 2.5 / … Continue reading

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Pork Meatballs in Roasted Vegetable Sauce

This sauce is absolutely delicious! I have used it as a pasta sauce (tastes better than the jars!!) The Recipe Serves 4 (freezer friendly) 0.5 syns on extra easy 0.5 syns on red 7.5 syns on green 1 courgette, cut … Continue reading

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Grapefruit – The Wonder Fruit

Studies indicate that eating grapefruit helps to lower the insulin levels, allowing the body to more effectively burn energy, increase the metabolic rate, and give us the feeling of being full.

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Fish Chips and Mushy Peas

A good substitution for the full of syns chippy favorite! The Recipe serves 4 3 syns on extra easy 7.5 syns on green 14.5 syns on red 908g / 2lb potatoes peeled (I don’t measure, I just carry on until … Continue reading

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Superfree Foods but not Speed Food – Fruit – Vegetables

The following foods are superfree but are NOT speed or super-speed Fruit Amla (indian gooseberry) (fibre) Bananas Blueberries Cape Gooseberry (physalis) Custard apple (cherimoya) Grapes Jambu fruit Jujube (chinese date) Lychees Mammie apple Mango Mango Mangosteen Persimmon (sharon fruit) Pomegranets … Continue reading

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Superfree Foods – Speed – Vegetables

Most vegetables are superfree speed foods when eaten fresh, frozen, tinned or pickled in vinegar. Acorn sqaush Alfalfa sprouts Asparagus Aubergine Baby whole sweetcorn Balor beans (fibre) Bamboo shoots Bean sprouts Beetroot Broccoli Butternut squash Cabbage (all types) Capers (fibre) … Continue reading

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