When you’re on Slimming World, syns are there to be enjoyed and I’m a big believer in using your recommended 5-15 a day. I’ve rounded up ten of my favourite treats, all of which come in at 5 syns or less. Low-Cal Jelly Pots [Half a Syn] Simple, tasty, convenient and only HALF A SYN…!… Continue reading 10 Treats under 5 Syns!
Terms like syns, speed and hex a/b are all part of your everyday vocabulary now. This can be my hex a and I’ll just syn the rest, be grand. You’re delighted when it’s evening time and you realise you haven’t used a healthy extra yet… Cheese or a milky latte? Baked oats or bread? Decisions, decisions! But… Continue reading You know you’re on Slimming World when…
It’s been way too long since I last posted! To give a quick update…I reached target on June 1st, became a little complacent over the summer and ended up putting on half a stone. So I’m back attending group on a weekly basis and I have set a new target: to lose that half stone… Continue reading 17 Low Syn Treats (Part 3!)
Mars Bar Rice Krispie Squares were on my “to-make” list for a long time. I first came across these in the Avoca store on Suffolk Street and later found the recipe here. A few weeks ago, I finally got around to actually making them. They require just four ingredients and take less than ten minutes to put… Continue reading Mars Bar Rice Krispie Squares
We celebrated my brother’s 21st earlier this month. I decided to make a chocolate fudge cake covered in chocolate fudge frosting, topped with confetti sprinkles…with a surprise in the centre too, for good measure! To start, make 4 sponge cakes and cut out the centre of 2, using a scone cutter. To assemble the cake, you… Continue reading Chocolate Pinata Birthday Cake!
When people find out that I’m on Slimming World, they often ask “so what do you eat?” I don’t think half of them believe me when I tell them it’s pretty much whatever I want! On a typical weekday, I’d usually have toast or granola or/and yogurt and fresh fruit for breakfast. Lunch would be a homemade… Continue reading 7 Simple Changes I made for Slimming World
Two years ago, we had our first ever afternoon tea to celebrate Mother’s Day and last month, we visited the Lyrath Estate in Kilkenny for the same occasion. Admittedly, we didn’t get off to the best start. Upon arrival, we were informed that another party were at our table so they would have to seat… Continue reading Afternoon Tea at the Lyrath
Since starting Slimming World last summer, I have always tried to food optimise as much as I can. This means filling up on lots of free food, fitting in one third of speed where possible, having my healthy extras…and enjoying 5-15 syns every day! I shared 17 great low syn treats back in December and… Continue reading Another 17 Low Syn Treats
It’s been six months since I joined Slimming World so I wanted to share my experience so far… To date, I’ve lost 2 stone, twelve and a half pounds. I’ve dropped two dress sizes. My BMI is almost in the healthy range (it had been up at obese). I’m sixteen pounds away from reaching the… Continue reading 6 Months of Slimming World!
I became a member of Slimming World in August 2016 and I haven’t looked back since then. To date, I’ve lost two stone and nine pounds on the plan. I have just under twenty pounds to go to get to my target weight and I’m really proud of my progress so far! Since a lot… Continue reading 10 Things to Know Before You Join Slimming World