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I seem to be just going for the sweet stuff lately – I just can’t help myself!

This week’s treat is Nature’s Store Hazelnut & Cocoa spread. This pot is full of dairy and gluten free yumminess and exactly the same Syn value as a Tbsp of Nutella; 4 syns.

I had some of this for my breakfast today in my baked oats and have many plans to use it during the week, don’t think this pot will last long!

 

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Dairy Free Low Syn Creamy Salmon & Prawn Spaghetti | Slimming World

Creamy pasta is right at the top of my favourite things to eat – it’s just the ultimate comfort food for me. Finding a way to still be able to eat this dish without using dairy AND not breaking the syn bank has been something I’ve been thinking about for weeks.

And… voila!

I was so pleased when I tasted this. I had never used oat cream before so was very suspicious about it. The syns come from the cream so I wasn’t sure how much would be enough – I wanted to keep this pretty low on syns without it being too dry, it had to be creamy!

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Dairy Free Low Syn Tropical Chocolate Overnight Oats | Slimming World

A month or so ago I decided to completely cut out dairy from my diet in hopes it would improve my skin. At first, I struggled to come up with ideas for breakfast as my go-to dish was fresh fruit with muller light yoghurt and my HEA would be milk for a couple of coffees.

Cutting out dairy has worked wonders for my skin and it really makes all the effort worthwhile. I’m reading labels of everything I buy and have found there’s milk, or milk derivatives, in so many things… even mug shots!

 

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