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Cliona

NEW SLIMMING WORLD SYN UPDATES (November 2018)

Slimming World Syn Updates

Following recent updates to the Slimming World plan, including the news that slimmers now need to syn their flavoured yoghurts and instant mash, it was thought that Slimming World HQ might let us rest for a while with the plan as it is. However, it seems that they were simply softening the blow and waiting until now to release further updates to the plan! Whilst these are not as dramatic as the previous ones, and probably won’t cause quite so much public outrage, it’s important to factor them into your daily life. That’s why I’ve mapped out all of the new Slimming World syn updates below…  Continue Reading…

Best Ever Low Syn Mini Christmas Cakes

Slimming World Christmas Recipes

I am all about Christmas baking right now! Specifically, about looking for ways to make classic Christmas recipes more Slimming World friendly without compromising on their taste or quality. Not an easy task that’s for sure, but it’s definitely something I’ve accomplished with these Low Syn Mini Christmas Cakes. They’re a fantastic option for Slimming World taster evenings (trust me they’ll knock people’s socks off!) or for on Christmas day itself when you’re trying to rein in your syns wherever possible!  Continue Reading…

Low Syn Sticky Gingerbread Traybake

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It’s November which means it’s basically Christmas already right!? Ok, well maybe not but I’m already getting excited for the festive season which means it’s time for the Christmas baking to start in earnest with this Low Syn Sticky Gingerbread Traybake. This time of year is all about family, friends, togetherness and food, and for me, that means plenty of get-togethers that involve lots of cake! That can be a bit tricky when you’re trying to be healthy, and the Christmas period is full of enough temptation without having it at home too. That’s why a bake like this can make all the difference, helping you stay on plan without compromising on flavour or enjoyment!  Continue Reading…

Cheese and Vegetable Savoury Picnic Muffins

Sometimes life gets so busy that being healthy can fall to the wayside, but with these Cheese and Vegetable Savoury Picnic Muffins not only do you get a nutritious and delicious lunch option, but you get one that can be eaten anywhere – even when you’re on the go! I love recipes like this because they help me stay focused on my health on those days where it would be just that little bit too easy to reach for a supermarket meal deal or coffee shop takeaway! Whilst those things have their place, it doesn’t need to be in my daily lunch routine, so I make these instead.  Continue Reading…

25 Healthy Winter Stew Recipes

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Winter cooking is all about hearty, warming food for me. I need warming flavours and gorgeous smells wafting around my house from a slow cooker, and if you like to eat like me then these Healthy Winter Stew recipes are the perfect choice.  Continue Reading…

Low Syn Cinnamon Roll French Toast Bake

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This is one of those recipes that came to me when I was scrolling through Pinterest and getting very jealous at all of the super unhealthy baking recipes that were popping up on my screen. I was dying to do some baking but didn’t want to break away from being healthy…it was a bit of a conundrum! I was particularly fancying some cinnamon rolls, and that’s when I decided to put this little recipe for Low Syn Cinnamon Roll French Toast Bake together. It combines two of my favourite breakfast foods (french toast and cinnamon rolls) whilst remaining totally Slimming World friendly and very quick to make.  Continue Reading…

Best Ever Low Syn Banana Bread

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Growing up I was never much of a fan of cake, I even used to opt for a Baked Alaska instead of birthday cake every year, but there was always one kind of cake that I totally adored… banana bread! Nowadays I enjoy most cakes but banana bread still has a special place in my heart, especially as it was the first cake I ever remember making on my own. However, when you’re trying to be healthy and stick to the Slimming World plan, banana bread can seem like a million miles away! That’s why I’ve come up with this Best Ever Low Syn Banana Bread recipe, to keep syns low whilst keeping hold of everything that I love most about banana bread. Continue Reading…

Creamy One Pot Prawn & Veggie Pasta

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If you’re looking for a simple recipe, this Creamy One Pot Prawn & Veggie Pasta is the perfect, healthy, quick and delicious recipe to whip up for lunch or dinner. My life right now is all about making sure I’m eating super balanced, nutritious meals, and that’s exactly where this recipe has sprung up from. It’s high in protein, packed with vitamins and minerals like folic acid and vitamin C and magnesium, but remains a super simple, one pot meal that is ready in just 15 minutes! 

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Best Ever Syn Free Tuna Pasta Bake

Slimming World Pasta Recipes

If you’re looking for an easy, quick and delicious syn free recipe then this Syn Free Tuna Pasta Bake is a perfect choice! Ready in just 30 minutes it’s perfect for lunch, dinner or meal prep! Not only that, but it’s full of extra hidden veg to please even the pickiest of eaters, making it a healthy, balanced option for the whole family. It’s the kind of recipe that you can whip up with ingredients you most likely have in the house already, and it’s the very best comfort food!  Continue Reading…

Healthy Lemon & Blueberry Yogurt Cake

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It has been a while since I made a cake, so it was high time I got my mixer out and came up with another healthy dessert recipe. One of my big pregnancy cravings seems to have been blueberry muffins, so I took that as my inspiration and created this delicious Healthy Lemon & Blueberry Yogurt Cake, which is not only packed full of anti-oxidants but is also healthy and Slimming World friendly to boot.  Continue Reading…