“TheNakedBlondie Peanut Butter Cups”

So you may have guessed by now I am a little bit of a chocoholic, and have often been found with my rear end sticking out of the cupboard, spoon in hand, eating Chocolate hazelnut spread from the jar, I have problems I know! I am in love with the combination of peanut butter and chocolate, but…

“Cherry Bakewell Crumble” Tray Bake.

This recipe was inspired by my love of those little Bakewell buns with the cherry on top and luscious layer of jam and icing. However they are lovely as a treat once in while but not to be had everyday while trying to improve you lifestyle with better eating. You may already be familiar with…

Chinese Chicken Yuk Sung

This is such a versatile dish and can be made with both chicken or pork Mince, extra lean of course. It would have always been a favorite of mine to order in a Chinese restaurant as a starter, but why not create your own healthy version at home and have it as a main course…

Chocolate, Cinnamon and Raisin Loaf & Carrot and lemon Cake.

The past few weeks I have been inspired to change around my healthy extras, if you don’t follow the slimming world plan bread, cereals,dried fruit and nuts etc, are all used in a controlled portion but enough for you to get your daily fibre intake. I had got myself into  rut of just having wholemeal…

Woman of the Year 2014

  Where do I even begin, the last week has just been amazing. On Monday the 14th I lost 4lbs and received my 4.5 stone award, I was so overjoyed that I had got that far in 30 weeks especially after having a sin full weekend the week before. Last Friday I received a call…

‘Sunshine Memories’

Clonea Beach Dungarvan Co.Waterford. As you all know I was away for the Bank Holiday weekend. We had a fabulous Sunshine filled time and it was such a lovely break away from the normal weekend routine. We went to Dungarvan in Co.Waterford, it has been a family haunt for years, back when we toured around…

Chilli Cheese Chips with Taco Sauce

Serves 2-3 Ingredients For the chili mince you will need: 250g grams of extra lean beef mince around 5% fat. 200mls of Passata or 1/2 a can of chopped tomatoes. 1/2 a punnet of button mushrooms chopped. 1 red pepper or mix of 3 colours. 1 tbsp of tomato paste. 2 cloves of crushed garlic….

Asian inspired Singapore Beef with Cauliflower Rice.

This recipe was given to me by my very good friend Clodagh and my daily inspiration having lost an amazing 7 and a half stone on her own weight loss Journey and still finds the time everyday to check in on how I am doing, she is also professional chef and so amazing at what…

Mexican Chicken Fajita Bowls

How about a lovely mexican mid week treat?? I guess your thinking I am mad but who said mexican food had to be calorific? It is all about how you cook it! I needed something quick, easy and tasty this evening so I came up with this little beauty. Normally fajitas are served with high calorie side…