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6/365 Friday= food

Almost at the end of the first week of my 2017 365 challenge. The theme for Friday will be ‘food’. Food plays a BIG part in my life. Cooking for my friends and family has always been an expression of … Continue reading

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1/365 Happy new year

Every year many of us set ourselves goals or resolutions to be ‘better’-¬† giving up smoking, drinking, chocolate or whatever, or vowing to join the gym, save money, write that novel, get a promotion. All perfectly reasonable resolutions and like … Continue reading

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When life gives you lemons…

Preserve them! Hands up. I admit it. I am more than a little obsessed with preserved lemons of late. Tagines. Steamed fish parcels. Salads. BBQ. They add a citrus zing to anything and everything. I mentioned them in February when … Continue reading

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SW diary 3 April

I had a bloody good Easter weekend away in our caravan and spending time with family and managed to gain 3.5lbs. Mainly pink fizz ( pictured) but there was also fish and chips by the sea, bread and butter pudding … Continue reading

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Who ate all the pies?

I read somewhere it was National Pie Week or World Pie Day or something similar, so this weekend I had a go at one of the recipes from the SW Mediterranean Magic cookbook. Here is my take on Spanakopita (spinach … Continue reading

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SW diary: 23 Feb

Weigh in tonight. Am excited to see if my 9 days on EESP have given me a good result. Another SP day today, here’s my food diary. Breakfast: Overnight Oats (HexB) with dash of milk from HexA and a fat … Continue reading

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SW diary: 16 Feb

In an effort to kick-start my weight loss- and in the wake of a weekend that included prosecco and a phenomenally good pizza (from this place)- I have decided to follow the Slimming World SP plan this week. I aim … Continue reading

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SW diary: 10 Feb

Chicken tagine with sweet potato and butter nut squash Syn FREE on extra easy so perfect for free food February I have taken this recipe from the slimming world website and adapted it slightly for my slow cooker. Don’t be … Continue reading

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SW diary 3 Feb

Looking for free food inspiration for tonight’s dinner in my pile of SW magazines I spotted a recipe for salmon and dill tray bake (from May 2014). I had more or less everything but the salmon in the larder so … Continue reading

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SW diary 1 Feb 2016

Back on plan after some fabulous interruptions (panto, Christmas, holiday in Thailand) all deserving their own blog posts which failed to materialise. One day. Maybe. These ‘interruptions’ resulted in a weight gain of 7lbs over 2 months which is, frankly, … Continue reading

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