Ragu bake

Diet, Meal Planning

I’ve never understood the need to buy a jar of sauce when this can be made so easily. With it also containing far less salt, sugar and preservatives it’s so much better for you. I tend to start this dish on the hob, then transfer to a low heated oven to bubble away for an […]

April 8, 2018

Creamy Chicken & Mushroom pasta

Meal Planning

We are massive pasta fans in our house and this dish is always demolished! You can add spinach as well to add a bit of iron 💪   Ingredients: Cooked chicken breast Pasta (I’ve used fresh multi-grain tagliatelle) Mushrooms 3 cloves of garlic 2 shallots 250ml chicken stock 60g low fat soft cheese Frylight   […]

April 5, 2018

Fluffy fat free mouse

Diet, Meal Planning, Snacking

Dissolve a packet of sugar free jelly in 1/2 pint of boiling water (I used raspberry) and leave to cool for a while. Add 500g of fat free natural yogurt and whisk for approx 2 mins with an electric whisk. Poor into glasses/ramekins and leave to set in the fridge for at least an hour. […]

March 28, 2018

Egg muffins

Meal Planning, Snacking

Egg muffins   Simple to do. And handy to have in the fridge to enjoy cold or re-heated. This makes 6.   Spray muffin tray with low fat cooking spray and pre-heat oven. Dry fry some veg. Whatever you have, mushrooms, peppers, onions, courgettes etc. Whisk 4 eggs with a splash of skimmed milk. Pour […]

March 21, 2018

Spinach and Ricotta canneloni

Meal Planning

Apologies on the picture, it really doesn’t do this dish justice. However, it is so quick and simple to do. Takes around 30 minutes start – finish. Ideal for the nights you haven’t got time or cant be bothered!   Ingredients: Fresh Lasagne Sheets Ricotta cheese Frozen Spinach 1 clove of Garlic Pasatta Low fat […]

March 12, 2018

Asian-Style turkey meatballs

Meal Planning

I’m at that stage where I’m bored of cooking dinners again. So I’ve started trawling through cookbooks, Pinterest and Instagram trying to find inspiration.   As a family of four it is literally IMPOSSIBLE to please everyone at meal times. My 9 year old son will try anything except vegetables, my 11 year old daughter […]

March 11, 2018

Sticky Sausages

Meal Planning

A simple way to jazz up a sausage dinner and secretly get an extra potion of fruit into the children without too much complaining. I’m not one for low fat Sausages. I would much rather enjoy one full fat than a couple of skinny ones.* *No giggling allowed   Ingredients: Sausages (anything you have. Low […]

February 26, 2018