Syn Free Cauliflower Breakfast Muffins | Slimming World Recipe




Since breakfast is the best meal of the day.. try these delicious Syn free breakfast muffins. Just make sure you use the cheese from your Healthy Extra A allowance.

Ingredients:

(Makes around 12 small muffins)

1 Large Cauliflower
200g Tinned lean ham
Handful of Spinach
1/2 Finely chopped onion
5 Eggs beaten
1/4 Tsp Garlic granules
30g Low fat grated Cheddar cheese
Pinch of salt
Ground Black pepper
1/4 Tsp Paprika
Frylight

Method:

  • Preheat the oven to 180c and lightly spray a muffin tin with Frylight.
  • Cut the florets off of your cauliflower and add them to a food processor and blend. (Or grate if you don’t have a processor)
  • Finely cube your tinned ham, grate cheese and finely dice onion.
  • Add the beaten eggs, grated cheese and garlic powder to your cauliflower to mix together.
  • Fold in ham, onion, garlic, black pepper, paprika and spinach.
  • Fill each section around two thirds full and place into the oven for around 20-25 minutes until golden.

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28 Healthy Slimming World Breakfast Ideas To Start Off Your Day




Breakfast is the first and best meal of the day. So many people I know skip breakfast and honestly I am not quite sure how they manage it. Every morning my tummy is grumbling and if I had to wait until lunch time to eat I don’t think I could concentrate.

But following Slimming World makes Breakfast a bit of a chore in this house. I really struggle to think of new exciting things to eat and I tend end up having eggs most days. So I have compiled a list of Breakfast ideas to hopefully not only inspire me but others too.


Syn Free Ideas

  • Sliced Banana topped with a Syn free Mullerlight yogurt.
  • Sliced pear, honeydew melon, strawberries and Fat free Greek style yogurt.
  • Fried breakfast using Frylight: 2 Eggs, 2 Slimming World sausages, 2 Bacon medallions, Cherry tomatoes, 2 mushrooms and 1/2 tin of baked beans.
  • Scrambled egg mixed with smoke salmon and spinach.
  • 2 Syn free Hash browns, 1/2 tin of baked beans and scrambled eggs.
  • Scrambled eggs on top of spinach and some grilled tomatoes.
  • Raspberries, strawberries and blackberries covered in fat free natural yogurt.
  • Omelette with your choice of Syn free toppings. (Ham, bacon, spinach, mushrooms etc.)
  • Poached eggs and bacon with a Syn free Hash Brown.

Syn Free Using Healthy Extra A and/or B

  • Overnight oats.
  • Syn Free Cauliflower breakfast muffins.
  • Wholemeal toast topped with scrambled eggs.
  • 2 Soft boiled eggs with wholemeal soldiers.
  • A wholemeal English muffin filled with 1 Syn free hash Brown, 1 Fried egg (in Frylight) and 2 Slimming World Syn free sausages.
  • Cheese and tomatoes on Wholemeal toast.
  • Cheese on Wholemeal toast.
  • Grilled bacon medallion toasted sandwich.
  • Ryvita topped with smoked salmon and Philadelphia cheese.
  • Scrambled eggs mixed with smoked salmon on top of wholemeal toast.
  • Porridge topped with strawberries, blackberries and raspberries.
  • Baked oats.
  • 2 Alpen light bars crumbled over a Syn free Mullerlight yogurt and mixed berries.
  • Wholemeal toast with banana.
  • Poached eggs on wholemeal toast and tinned plum tomatoes.

Low Syn

  • 1 Syn pancakes topped with berries.
  • Wholemeal toast and Sugar free jam.
  • English muffin with Sugar free jam.
  • Porridge with a chocolate shot.

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1 Syn Curly Wurly Brownies | Slimming World Recipe




I think everyone who is on Slimming World is always craving a sweet chocolate treat. Well I can highly recommend these Curly Wurly Brownies. They are absolutely delicious and cut into 16 pieces this makes each section just 1 Syn. They make the perfect Easter treat or party food. Fab to take to your Slimming World meets too! Enjoy x

Ingredients:

3 Medium Eggs
50g Self raising flour (6 Syns)
Options caramel hot chocolate sachet (2 Syns)
2 Tsp Cocoa powder (1 Syn)
2 Tbsp of Sweetener
2 Tsp of Vanilla Extract
1 x 26g Curly Wurly (6 Syns)
2 Tbsp Quark
2 Tsp Water
Frylight

Method:

  • Spray a Brownie tin with Frylight to avoid sticking and preheat your oven to 180c.
  • Sift the flour into a bowl, and mix together with the Options sachet, sweetener and cocoa.
  • Crack 3 eggs into a bowl and beat well. Add the eggs gradually to the flour mixture and beat well. Add water and vanilla extract.
  • Fold in the quark and then pour the mixture into the baking tray.
  • Break up the Curly Wurly into small pieces and add this to the mixture dotted about evenly.
  • Place in the oven for 10-15 minutes. Leave to cool before slicing into 16 sections.

Have you created this recipe? Don’t forget to tag me in your photos on Instagram 🙂 @fatgirlskinny_sw

 

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What To Do With Quark | Slimming World Ideas




Quark… It sounds strange, you have never heard of it before, let alone used it… BUT it’s Syn free on Slimming World and doesn’t count towards your Healthy Extra A. Which means suddenly it’s your best friend! But what on earth do you actually do with it?

In my experience I have found Tesco’s own branded Quark to be the best to cook with or use as dessert. It seems so much creamier and thicker than some other brands I have experienced in the past.

What is Quark? 
Quark is actually classed as a soft cheese. It has such a mild taste that it is perfect for either sweet or savory dishes.

Below are some ideas for using quark:

  • Stir in a sachet of Options hot chocolate, any variety (2 Syns) and a Tsp of Sweetener for a delicious naughty dessert.
  • Add a Tbsp when mashing potatoes to make a creamier mash.
  • Mix with your Healthy Extra A allowance of grated cheddar cheese, salt and pepper to make a delicious Syn free lasagna sauce. Try making our delicious Syn free Butternut squash lasagna.
  • Try making our delicious Syn free homemade mushy peas.
  • Make Cloud bread.. it’s completely Syn free and a great alternative to bread. It works well as a burger bun too. Try our recipe.
  • Mix with a Tsp of sweetener, chopped strawberries, blackberries and raspberries for a delicious dessert.
  • Mix together with a Caramel Options hot chocolate sachet (2 Syns) and a Tsp of Sweetener. Slice a banana into a bowl, crumble a Banoffee Alpen light bar (half Healthy Extra B or 3 Syns) on top and cover in the Quark mixture for a cheeky Banoffee pie.
  • Blitz some smoked salmon trimmings, 1 Tsp Mustard powder, a dash of lemon juice, salt and pepper and add it to some quark. This makes a wonderful dip plate for carrot and celery sticks.
  • Add a 1/2 Tsp of lazy garlic or garlic powder, a sprinkle of chives and some black pepper. You have a wonderful Syn free sour cream alternative for the top of your baked potato.
  • Add a dollop on top of your Chilli con carne as an alternative to soured cream.
  • Mix together with some lean ham, pasta and your Healthy Extra A allowance of cheddar cheese for a Syn free pasta dish.
  • Mix together with 1 crumbled meringue nest (3 Syns), chopped strawberries and Tsp of sweetener for a cheeky Eton mess.
  • Mix with raspberries, 1 Tsp sweetener and your Healthy Extra B allowance of Muesli for a delicious breakfast treat.

Have fun with Quark 🙂 It’s delicious.

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Top Slimming World Kitchen Gadgets You Cannot Live Without




Since joining Slimming World I now have more gadgets in my kitchen than ever before. There are quite a few that I really couldn’t live without. I have compiled this list of my highly recommended gadgets that are not only a favourite with me but popular with other Slimming World followers too.

1. Vegetable Spiralizer

The Only Spiralizer – Spiral Slicer with a Strongest-and-Heaviest Duty Guarantee.
The Best for making long vegetable strands for healthy vegetable meals quickly. Perfect for making spiral slices from firm fruits and vegetables like apples, onions, carrots, zucchinis, cucumbers, cabbages, beetroots, turnips, rutabagas, cucumbers, and more. Check my blog post to find out more about Spiralizing.
I could literally not live without my Spiralizer… it’s amazing.

2. Actifry

Anyone who has had chips from an Actifry will know why this is a must in the kitchen. Cook healthy “fried” food using just a tiny bit of oil or frylight. The chips are amazing!

3. Nutribullet

Blend amazing nutritious and healthy smoothies, soups, pasta sauces etc. I literally could not live without this product. I make so many pasta sauces using the Nutribullet.

4. Slow Cooker

Okay this isn’t the cheapest slow cooker on the market.. but it’s definitely brilliant. The main reason I love this is because it comes with the saute pan which can be used on the hob to sear the meat (including an induction hob) also it can be placed in the oven. Also it fits perfectly into my Grey and White kitchen.




5. Soup Maker

I love this Morphy Richards soup maker, it’s perfect for making up a good hearty batch of Syn free soup. The main reasons I love a soup maker is because it’s less stressful, there is less washing up and it is a lot quicker too.

6. Kitchen Scales

My kitchen scales are very well used.. In fact I probably use them for every meal. Weighing out your healthy extras is the most important need for scales. I love these Duronic scales, they are really cheap and classy too.

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Top Recommended Slimming World Recipe Books




I nowadays people tend to steer away from buying recipe books because there is so much information online. But I just LOVE to have a good recipe book to have a look through in the evening and when I am meal planning. There are some brilliant Slimming World books on the market so I thought I would share some of my favourites.

Slimming World Free Foods
120 guilt-free recipes for healthy appetites

The people at Slimming World know that all slimmers want plenty of gorgeous food – but to deny yourself is not the way to get slim and stay slim. This unique approach to slimming is based on a revolutionary concept – that of ‘Free Foods’ – foods you eat in any quantities, whenever you’re hungry. And they aren’t just typical diet staples such as lettuce and low-fat cottage cheese. Free Foods include pasta, rice, lean meat, fish, poultry, and fresh fruit and vegetables. Fancy a big plateful of vegetable curry with unlimited rice, or a pile of pasta with a spicy tomato sauce? How about a monster jacket potato with a tin of baked beans? Or a meaty tuna steak with a heap of ratatouille? Recipes such as Farfalle and mixed bean salad, Mild and creamy chicken curry, Fragrant pilaf, and many more besides, can be eaten as Free Foods when you are Food Optimising. Gone are the days of feeling as though you are missing out!

Slimming World 30-Minute Meals

When you’re feeling hungry or in a real hurry, it is so easy to opt for the quickest option. But fast food doesn’t have to be junk food. 30-Minute Meals helps you to provide nutritious, wholesome food for all the family, not just those who are slimming, without getting stuck in the kitchen for hours on end. This book is full to bursting with more than 120 recipes based on Slimming World’s acclaimed Food Optimising programme.
Highlights among the soups and starters are hot and sour seafood soup, chive and mushroom quiches, or pink peppercorn and smoke salmon pâté. For filling snacks, try the skillet ‘pizzas’ or Tex-Mex tacos, or for a truly tempting salad choose between tiger prawns and asparagus or grilled calamari and rocket. Meat and fish recipes include roasted citrus chicken and pork and mango parcels, or try oven-baked sea bass with bacon and cherry tomatoes. There are some wonderfully tempting vegetable dishes, such as baked spinach gnocchi or basil and chilli linguini, while the dessert menu includes amaretti stuffed nectarines and cinnamon poached pears. Anyone interested in easy-to-prepare, full-flavoured and healthy food will find this book useful, whether they are slimming or not!

Best ever recipes: 40 years of Food Optimising


Food Optimising is the name given by Slimming World to their highly successful weight-loss technique that enables slimmers to lose weight without ever having to go hungry. It is the most slimmer-friendly eating system there is and is based on a deep understanding of the challenges faced by overweight people – no foods are banned, there is no calorie counting and there are hundreds of ‘free foods’ that can be eaten in unlimited amounts. Published to coincide with the 40th anniversary of Slimming World, Best Ever Recipes draws on Slimming World’s 40 years of unrivalled experience in helping slimmers achieve their target weight. Packed with nutritional, lifestyle and diet information, as well as more than 120 new, healthy yet delicious recipes, it is the definitive guide to successful – and enjoyable – weight loss.

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