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Banana and Peanut Butter Bites

These delightful little bites are perfect for snacks or as a breakfast with some fruit. They are quite speedy to make and will be ready within 30mins from the start. They work out at apx 25 calories each but I won't work out the syn value for you - that's all dependent on the peanut… Continue reading Banana and Peanut Butter Bites

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Cheese Stuffed Garlic Lo-Dough ‘Naan’

Going low carb can be quite inspirational to your creative mind. This recipe was borne out of a desire to have something tasty and filling with a homemade curry. I didn't want to consume rice, potatoes or carb laden naan bread, but at the same time I wanted to have something that would please and… Continue reading Cheese Stuffed Garlic Lo-Dough ‘Naan’

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Chicken and Egg Spring Rolls

After spending a day wandering round the Yorkshire Dales Food and Drink Festival and enjoying my time gin tasting, food sampling and being amazed by the huge variety of world foods on offer I was inspired to make something low calorie, healthy and low carb. Don't get me wrong, the day was so enjoyable but… Continue reading Chicken and Egg Spring Rolls

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Lunchbox Lasagne

After the success on my last lunchbox recipe Quick and Easy Lunch Boxes I wanted to create something that was based on a classic dish yet full of incredible nutrients. A recipe that is filling, nutritious, low on carbs, syns or calories yet full on taste. My other stipulation was it must be quick and… Continue reading Lunchbox Lasagne

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Courgette Bread

I had it drummed into me about speed whilst following Slimming World that you have to 'get your speed in' and this is a perfect way of doing just so. There has been a lot of controversy recently about carb intake - should we cut carbs? Shouldn't we? I sit on the fence a bit… Continue reading Courgette Bread

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Nectarine and Cinnamon Pancakes

I was a bit dubious at first about these. I have never cooked with nectarines before and to be honest I normally prefer a savoury breakfast, but there's something very indulgent about these. Perfect for a Monday morning with your working week just beginning. They made me feel happy and indulged, yet knowing they are… Continue reading Nectarine and Cinnamon Pancakes

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Red Wine Braised Beef Olives

I have always looked at recipes for Beef Olives and thought they looked good but fiddly. They really aren't that fiddly at all and there's something satisfying about creating a dish that looks complex and accomplished along with being very tasty! My mission was really to make these Beef Olives as low syn as possible.… Continue reading Red Wine Braised Beef Olives