Happy New Year! I’m starting as I mean to go on by making the most of the day. Today that meant taking advantage of the opportunity to relax and recharge and do absolutely nothing before things go back to normal next week! The one thing I wanted to do today was to publish my first… Continue reading Hello 2017!
I love my carbs and I’m a big fan of chips…for me, they’re even better when they’re topped with tasty extras! Traditional loaded chips that you find in takeaways and pubs are laden with Syns but it’s so easy to make Slimming World friendly versions. These bacon and garlic cheese chips are one of my favourite fakeaways.… Continue reading Saturday Night Fakeaway: Bacon & Garlic Cheese Chips
Every Slimming World member knows to be smart about using syns when we’re food optimising. Typically, we’re allowed 5-15 syns a day. As with meals, I think variety is important so you don’t get bored of having the same thing. There are so many great options out there so I’ve decided to share 17 of… Continue reading 17 Low-Syn Treats
1. What is your favorite Christmas film? Love Actually! I always try to watch it early in December to put me in a festive mood. 2. Have you ever had a white Christmas? I honestly can’t remember. There was a lot of snow in 2010 so maybe then?! 3. Where do you usually spend your Holidays? With… Continue reading The Christmas Tag
Last weekend, I put Slimming World aside for a few hours and went for afternoon tea at the Fitzwilliam Hotel. Located just past St. Stephen’s Green Shopping Centre, it’s a perfect city centre location which is ideal if you want to indulge in some retail therapy too! Upon arriving at the hotel and walking through the beautifully decorated… Continue reading Afternoon Tea at The Fitzwilliam Hotel
Chicken, chips and chunky veg all with a tasty kick…I’ve always loved a Spice Bag takeaway! Naturally, now that I’m on Slimming World, I had to find a way to have it while still staying on plan. This is a super simple version which is great because it’s so quick and easy to put together. It doesn’t… Continue reading Saturday Night Fakeaway: Syn-Free Spice Bag
I’ve always loved a takeaway at the weekend (or any day, really!) and that hasn’t changed since I joined Slimming World two months ago. Eight weeks in to the plan and I’m one stone, three and a half pounds lighter. I’m so proud of my progress although I still have some way to go before reaching… Continue reading Saturday Night Fakeaway: Thai Chicken Curry