Sunday, 9 November 2008

Mincemeat couscous cake!

Mincemeat (the fruit one not the meat one) cous cous cake

4oz cous cous

x3 eggs
x4 tablespoons sweetener
X2 teaspoons of mixed spice
2 heaped tablespoons mincemeat
juice from 1 lemon

Heat the oven to 180, soak the cous cous in boiling water (normally use double the height of cous cous) add the sweetener, mixed spice and lemon juice with the water, stir and wait for it to soak in.Add the mincemeatqhisk the eggs then add them too and mix well.Pour into a greased loaf tin and bake for 40 mins

The whole cake is only 2 sins on a green day!!!

x6 celery sticks

about 400g potatoes

x2 veg stock in 1pint hot water.

Cut up all potaoes and celery sticks.Pop all in the veg stock for about 45 mins or until soft.Put in food blender and serve!!!

Thursday, 2 October 2008

Weetabix (fruit) cake


Serves 12/Syns per serving
3.5 on both choices.

2 weetabix
113g/4oz sultanas
142ml/5floz skimmed milk
142ml/5floz water
113g/4oz self raising flour
1 teaspoon mixed spice
14g/1/2 oz artificial sweetner (the lady that did ours used more sweetner not sure how much tho sorry)
1 egg beaten


preheat oven to 180C, 350F or gas mark 4
put weetabix and sultanas in a bowl, pour milk and water over the top and leave to soak up the liquid
Stir in the flour mixed spice sweetner and beaton egg.
Spoon mixture into a 454g (1lb) lined/nonstick loaf tin and back in the pre heated oven for 1 3/4 hours until cooked.

cool on a wire rack before serving and cut into 12 pieces.

Weetabix Chocolate Cake

Well this is lovely with a cuppa.
I miss my chocolate fix like anything and last night we had a taster session at SW and a girl made the chocolate cake from the SW website.
This is an adaption of it as I really need chocolate today and dont have bran flakes in.

28 syns for the lot (thanks to the guys who worked this out for me I had it at 34.5, I am crap at maths) so worked it out as 3.5 syns per slice.

x5 weetabix (16 syns)
x6 heaped tsp of highlights (12 syns)
250ml boiling water
2 eggs
half a cup of sweetner.

Break the weetabix up and add the hot water.
Add the rest of the ingredients and mix till non lumpy and then pop in the microwave in a microwavable dish and serve into 8 pieces.

yum! its so choclaty that even I the queen of chocolate only needed one piece for a chocolate fix.

Monday, 29 September 2008


I am sure loads of people do this desert but I am going to pop it here anyway!

I am a pig and have it every night but hey why not its full of SS foods and delicious!!!

All you need is fruit like I use Blueberries, blackberries, strawberries and Banana all cut up then bunged into a bowl and cover and mix with Vanilla muller light!!

YUM YUM! AND NO SYNS WHATSOEVER!!! if the fruit is a bit raw adda tincy bit of splendula.

Hot tomato Chilli Lime sauce with Chicken from SW website

Syns per serving for two. 1.5 on origional (minus chips) and Free on green.


1 can of chopped tomatoes, two large chopped tomatoes, 1/2 fresh chilli deseed and finely chopped, 3 chopped spring onions, hand full of chipped parsley, 1/2 tsp cayenne, 1tsp salt, 1/4 tbs pepper and lime.

Combine all the ingredients expect the lemon and refridgerate for an hour to set the flavours. To serve:- Heat through in a saucepan and put in the juice of the lime.

Serve with chicken and free chips.

YUMMY! This isnt my typical type of food as I aint keen on hot stuff but I love this and so does the other half!

Wednesday, 27 August 2008

Lovely tomato pasta sauce

This sauce is one that I have been doing since I started to cook at about 14 and I never get tired of it.
Its so simple to make and you can freeze it too.

Onion x2
Garlic Cloves x3
Tinned Tomatoes
Fresh tomatoes
Mushrooms one tin chopped
2 red green or yellow peppers.
tobasco Sauce (x4 drops)
x5 drops worcestor sauce

Frylight the chopped onions, and garlic together. Whilst doing this heat the tinned tomatoes in a saucepan, once the onions are grown pour in and add to the heated pan. Then Cut up the peppers lengthways, and frylight these till brown ish and then add to the rest of the ingredients to the pan apart from the sweetner. Keep cooking for about 10 - 15 mins and add x2 tbp sweetner and keep cooking.
Let it cool down and then bumg in a blender.


Serve with Pasta and cheese from your HEX's.

YUM YUM YUM! and a lovely meal heated up too!

Not so Chicken Tikka Masala

This is off the SW website. Free on Both days!
This wasnt to my liking and i didnt eat it all. But H2b liked it so its nice for some anyway! Hes having the left overs for dinner tonight lol whilst I have my BBQ chicken again!
Fry light
3 garlic cloves peeled and crushed.
1/2 tsp cardmom seeds crushed
1/2 tsp ground tumeric
1 tsp ginger
1 tsp cumin
1-2 tsp chilli powder
1 level tsp tomato puree
1 onion peeled and grated
100g vlf Natural fromage frais
1 tsp freshly chopped coriander
1 tsp Fresh Lemon Juice
Heat pan sprayed with fry light Add garlic, cardamom, tumeric, coriander, ginger, cumin and chilli powder and fry for 1 min.
Add chicken and cook through.
Stir in Tomato puree and onion and continue to cook for 3-4 mins. Add 1/4 pint water. Bring to the boil, reduce and simmer for 5 mins.
Pour in fromage frais, coriander and lemon juice, Heat until hot (not boiling or the fromage frais will curdle) and serve immediately.

Monday, 25 August 2008

BBQ Chicken with smothered Cheese

OH MY GOD THIS IS YUM! Me and hubby2b LOVE bbq stuff so if you love BBQ you will love this.
2syns on Green or Red.
One Breast of Chicken
BBQ Seasoning
x2 tbs BBQ Sauce (2syns)
42g of low fat cheese. (HEXB or A)
To make:-
Sprinkle lots of BBQ seasoning over the Chicken and cook for half an hour.
Take out the oven, pour the BBQ sauce over the chicken and cover with all the cheese. Pop back in the oven for approx 5 mins or until cheese is melted and VOILA!!!
ITS LUSH and I used the Honeysmoked BBQ sauce from HP!
Serve with SW chips and Beans!!!

Saturday, 23 August 2008

quorn sausage and Beans Bake

This is from the SW website lifeline online.
Its nice and I enjoyed it but i think next time I will go with using the Heinz mexican beans and take out the onions but heres the recipe.

Free on Green and add 6 syns if not using the cheese as a Healthy extra.


675g Potatoes, peeled and Quartered.
6 quorn saisages
Fry light
2 Medium onions, chopped
2 cans of baked beans
1tsp chilli powder
168g reduced fat chedder cheese sliced
Salt and pepper

Preheat the oven to 200. Boil potatoes till tender.
Meanwhile, fry or grill the qorn sausages in fry light turning occasionally for 10-15 mins until cooked through.
Fry the onions in fry light until soft, cut the qorn sausages into litle slices and place in an oven proof dish.
Mix in the baked beans and chilli powder.
Top the mixture with Onions and then cover with the sliced cheese.
Drain the potatoes then mash and add seasoning (i added paprika).
Once mashed spread on top of the cheese layer and bake for 30 mins until golden on the top.


Chick pea and Aubergine bake


x2 large aubergines
x2 large onions chopped
x3 garlic cloves crushed
x2 cans chopped tomatoes (the 400g ones)
x2 cans Chickpeas drained (the 400g ones)
Salt and pepper
x3 tbs of olive oil
and the GOD... Frylight

To make:-
Set your oven to pre heat at 250.

Cut the aubergine length ways and sprinkle with salt to sweat them out.
Leave for half an hour.
Whilst doing this, cut up your onions and garlic and fry for about 10 Min's until golden brown.
Once aubergines are ready, wash the sweat and salt off and then cut into cubes and also fry these until brown.

Bung everything together and sprinkle 3 tablespoons of olive oil over them, i haven't counted these syns as this does make a HUGE 4 people possible 6 serving but you can do if you want.

Put in the oven for 60 mins and then serve with rice yum yum yum!!!