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RECIPE: paprika chicken casserole

This is a super easy work day meal because I can throw everything in the slow cooker the night before, turn it on in the morning and I’ve got a tasty Syn free meal waiting for me when I get home!!

Ingredients

2 tbs paprika
2 diced chicken breasts
1 carton pasata or 1 tin chopped toms
Chicken stock cube
1 bay leaf
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 tsp pepper
1 tsp chopped garlic
1 tsp turmeric
1 tsp cinnamon
1 Tbs Worcestershire sauce
Mushrooms (as many as you want to have??)
1/2 Onion
1/3 a red pepper
1/3 green pepper
1/2 can sweet corn
1 can chopped carrots

Throw everything in the slow cooker and turn it on!! (My slow cooker goes on low for 7 hours)

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I had mine with brown rice and the hubby had his with mash and he gave it the thumbs up

K x

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RECIPE: syn free quinoa porridge

Sometimes I struggle with finding filling breakfasts on the slimming world plan that don’t use all my daily syns. I normally have fruit and yoghurt but sometimes this doesn’t keep me full for very long. So after seeing a few pictures on Instagram of people having quinoa for breakfast i thought I would give it a go!
Don’t get me wrong I would much rather have a bowl of oat porridge any day but when I’m trying to stick to my syns and I know I will want my healthy extra b later on in the day this is a good alternative.

1 oz of rinsed quinoa
250 ml milk (I use kara coconut milk so this is 1/2 my healthy extra a)
200 ml of water

Soak the quinoa in the milk for 10-15 minutes then add mix to a saucepan.
Bring to the boil then reduce the heat to a simmer for 25 mins stirring regularly.

Thats it! I top mine with muller light yoghurt, fresh fruit and nuts and seeds (2 syns) and cinnamon. This keeps me full all morning and if I didn’t have the nuts this would be syn free.

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K x

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RECIPE – syn free chilli con carne

A firm fave in our house!! I do mine in the slow cooker and have to Cook the vegetables separately as the husband refuses to eat them! But otherwise I would just put all the raw beg in the slow cooker.

Ingredients
1 pack extra lean mince (or pork or Turkey mince just add an extra beef stock cube)
1/2 yellow pepper
1/2 red pepper
Refried beans
Pasata or chopped tomatoes
1 clove garlic
Dash of Worcestershire sauce
Pinch of salt
Pinch of pepper
1 teaspoon chilli powder
1 1/2 tsp paprika
1 teaspoon cayenne pepper
1/2 teaspoon mixed spice
1/2 teaspoon ginger
Beef stock cube

1) Brown the mince in a pan with the crumbled stock cube, Worcestershire sauce and garlic.

2) Transfer to slow cooker, add pasata (or chopped tomatoes), veg, refried beans and spices.

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3) Cook on medium for aprox 4 hours

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4) Serve with rice or jacket potato, add Healthy extra a of cheese.

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