Leftovers

What to Cook for Christmas: Vegetables

What to Cook for Christmas: Vegetables

This week I’ve already blogged about the meats and desserts to have for Christmas dinner, this post is about another vital part of your meal, the vegetables! Below are some suggestions for vegetable dishes, just click on the titles to link through to my original blog posts. Goose Fat Roasted Potatoes: Christmas wouldn’t be complete […]

Spiced Roasted New Potatoes – Low Syn

Spiced Roasted New Potatoes – Low Syn

Another tasty low-syn side dish recipe from my Slimming World Diet. Great with a roast or steak. I made a big batch of this and served the second half cold the next day with some grilled pork, though you could reheat them. This recipe makes four portions at just ½ syn per portion. I used smoked […]

Under 1/2 Syn Ragu (Bolognese Sauce)

Under 1/2 Syn Ragu (Bolognese Sauce)

This week I decided to adapt my ragu recipe for the Slimming World Extra Easy diet plan. It wasn’t too difficult, I just had to keep an eye on how much tomato puree I was using and use the olive oil spray. By buying braising steak, trimming all the fat and mincing it myself using […]

Twice Baked Cheesy Jacket Potatoes – Syn Free!

Twice Baked Cheesy Jacket Potatoes – Syn Free!

Yes, that’s right cheesy and syn free! There is a slight caveat in that you need to use some of you ‘healthy extra’ calcium allowance, but only a fraction of it. These were really delicious. I’m thinking of adapting the recipe slightly, adding lean bacon or ham to make cheesy loaded potatoes. Ingredients: Baked potatoes […]

Risotto with Roast Chicken, Mushrooms & Blue Cheese

Risotto with Roast Chicken, Mushrooms & Blue Cheese

This is an easy supper recipe to use up some leftover roast chicken. It took fairly little prep and was really tasty. If you’re trying to be a bit healthier you could swap the cheese for some fresh tarragon for a low fat flavour burst. This recipe serves 2. I used ½ pint of homemade chicken […]

Pâté Stuffed Chicken Thighs & Legs

Pâté Stuffed Chicken Thighs & Legs

It’s not just leftovers from the Christmas dinner itself you have to deal with at Christmas, it’s all the extra things you buy because it’s Christmas and you’re fridge must be twice as full as usual. Things like the 15 different types of cheeses and the 1lb of pâté. Cheese isn’t too difficult for me, […]

My Tip for Reheating Roast Potatoes or Vegetables

My Tip for Reheating Roast Potatoes or Vegetables

Roast potatoes or carrots & parsnips are delicious the first time round, but sometimes they can dry out when reheated. Inevitably there are some leftover at Christmas or after a big roast dinner, and you don’t want to through them away so hopefully my little tip will give you perfect reheated vegetables that taste as […]