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All you need to know about Body Magic

Whilst food optimising is the most important component of the Slimming World programme, Body Magic is also a key part of it. Body Magic is essentially the fitness aspect of the programme. It encourages you to slowly build up your exercise levels as your fitness improves and to track this to get rewards and certificates […]

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A guide to my Slimming World Recipes

You may have noticed that some of my Slimming World recipes are very vague with the measurements! Why is this? Well, whereas with baking you can’t guestimate amounts of ingredients, with cooking, more often than not you can! Taste is everything and so I tend to hit the kitchen with a pile of ingredients and […]

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Is there a Slimming World Syn Calculator?

Unfortunately, unless you are a paid Slimming World member, there is no access to a syn calculator. Some bloggers estimate that 1 syn is approximately 20 calories – however this is wildly inaccurate as it doesn’t take into consideration the makeup of the food item eg fats, sugars and so on. It is however somewhere […]

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Diet Coke Gammon

Diet Coke and Gammon are two of my favourite things in the world and discovering this great recipe which combines the two has been game changing to my Slimming World journey. Iknow a lot of people who say to boil a gammon joint in normal water before cooking it through, but I never bother. I […]

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Cheese Sauce

As you may have already guessed, I love cheese and anything cheesy. One of my favourite meals is to make a syn free cheese sauce and have it with pasta. Mix up one medium egg per 250g tub of quark. I use a manual hand whisk. Heat slowly in a saucepan over a low heat, […]