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 […]

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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   […]

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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. […]

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Is healthy eating really expensive or just another excuse not to?

Meal Planning, Mum Life, Time Management

Believe me, I’ve used every excuse under the sun to try and justify a poor diet in the past. When we first had our kids I was pureeing butternut squash and carrots thinking I was wonder mum. As they got older and opinionated they decided they didn’t like the taste of these things. By that […]

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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