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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!



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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