A really delicious twist on a traditional breakfast…For only 2 syns!
Place 35g oats (heb), in a pan with 300 ml skimmed milk (hea), 1 peeled and grated carrot, 15 g of raisins, 2 tbsp sweetener, 1/4 tsp of mixed spice, 1/4 tsp cinnamon and 1/4 tsp ginger.
Bring to the boil and cook till the milk is absorbed.
Top with some of the grated carrot.
2 syns using the oats and milk as healthy extras.
Juice of half a lemon
1 garlic clove crushed
1/2 tsp cumin
1/4 tsp cayenne pepper
1/4 tsp paprika
Pinch of cinnamon
Pinch of salt
Chop up 2 boneless, skinless chicken thighs and toss in marinade mix. Leave to marinade for an hour or two.
Cook on a griddle pan (or frying pan) or on the BBQ.
Well it’s taken quite a few experiments but I have finally come up with a Slimming World friendly brownie that doesn’t have the bitter after taste of sweetener.
Only 2.5 syns plus healthy extra B for all 4 brownies OR 2 syns per brownie
Mix 2 eggs, 35g oatbran, 3 tbsp sweetener, 1 tbsp cocoa powder and 2 tbsp of plain or vanilla yogurt.
Line a small shallow baking dish with baking parchment and pour in.
(I used two small tins 3 inches by 6 inches big).
Bake in the oven for 15 mins at 180 degrees C. Don’t be tempted to bake for longer or they will dry out.
Allow to cool on a rack and then enjoy!
Slice an aubergine and grill on a griddle pan or fry in a frying pan with fry light.
Layer in a baking dish and spoon over 1/4 of this super speedy pasta sauce recipe.
Cook in the oven for 20 mins on a medium heat. Then sprinkle 40g reduced fat cheddar on top and cook for a further 10 mins.
Syn free using cheese as healthy extra.
Great served with spaghetti.
This is a super simple pasta sauce recipe that serves 4.
It has lots of hidden veg in it so it’s great for children and healthy eaters alike!
Put 1 carrot, 1 courgette, 1 onion, 2 celery sticks and 2 garlic cloves in a food processor and finely chop. (But don’t puree).
Then sauté the finely chopped veg until soft in a deep pan.
Add to the pan; 500g passata, 2 tbsp tomato puree, 1tsp salt, 1tsp canderel and half a teaspoon of pepper. Add in half a bunch of finely chopped basil.
Heat through and serve.
Finely chop 1/3 of a red cabbage. Cut one apple into matchstick sized pieces. Toss in a large handful of fresh chopped parsley.
Mix 3 tbsp natural yogurt, 2tbsp lemon juice, 2tbsp cider vinegar and 1tsp of salt.
The toss the slaw in the dressing.
Mix 35g of oatbran, 1 egg, 2tbsp sweetener, 2 tbsp quark or yogurt, 1/2tsp baking powder and 2tbsp of PB2 powdered peanut butter.
Pipe into a silicon doughnut shaped baking sheet. Bake at 180 degrees C for 20 minutes.
Then pop out of the mould and allow to cool… enjoy dunked in coffee!
2 syns plus a heb (for the oatbran)
PB2 is available online from places like Amazon.
Beat two eggs with a tablespoon of quark and a tablespoon of canderel. Fry as you would do a regular omlette then top with quark or yogurt and plenty of fruit!
A simple, sweet, syn frer brunch! 💜