Monthly Archives: January 2011

Bean pie

We love pie. There’s nothing quite like it on a cold, wintery evening. I’ve adapted this recipe from an article in the Slimming World magazine. It’s really easy, very filling and good n tasty! And pretty cheap too. Husband isn’t super keen … Continue reading

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The Formanator

Don’t you just love the sales?! I found our new George Forman grill at our local Tesco for half price. We needed a new one, so I thought, why not? First, let’s talk about the title of The Formanator. The name … Continue reading

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Farfalle Zebra

I’ve always wanted to buy a pack of black and white stripy pasta. It’s just so cool – it’s black AND white. And stripy! I bought mine at our local Dobbies – they have a food court – but it’s sold … Continue reading

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Recipe #59 Stuffed pork wrapped in bacon

I’ve never stuffed a pork fillet before and it was easier than I thought. The stuffing made the dish succulent, and wrapping it in the bacon kept all the moisture and deliciousness in. We had an extra fillet and made … Continue reading

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Recipe #58 Mediterranean lamb tray bake

Easy. Peasy. And tasted pretty good too. Recipe courtesy of Slimming World cookbook. — Serves 4 Slimming World: FREE on Extra Easy Ingredients 681g lean lamb fillet, cut into bite-sized pieces 2 red onions, peeled and cut into wedges 198g … Continue reading

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Recipe #57 Thai crab cakes

These were super tasty. Highly recommended. I was inventive with the herbs – more of some, less of others – but the lemongrass was key. So. Good. I used quark instead of mayo, so my version of this recipe was … Continue reading

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Recipe #56 Cardamom and vanilla pannacottas

Tasty, in a fun-free sort of way. I’d put in less cardamom next time – mine was too fresh and the taste was overpowering. Did cover up the flavour of aspartame, so that was a plus. I’d also miss out … Continue reading

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