After my holiday gain, (managed a whole 10lbs in 7 days. Impressive, huh?! Taking me 6lbs out of my target range…) I knew that I had to get back into weight loss mode after 18 months of maintaining! I did this the only way I know how – going back to my Slimming World roots… Continue reading Back to Basics
After a fabulous few weeks of being reunited with my sister and her family who live in Hong Kong, spending an all inclusive week in Majorca with my husband and children and having a generally busy social calendar… it’s time to rein in the indulgences and get back to reality! I will be aiming to… Continue reading Confessions of a Courgettaholic
If there is one thing I’m good at it’s cooking (and eating) carbs. I love that I reached target eating pasta, rice and bread throughout! Start as you mean to go on… I have lots of requests on my Instagram account about how I make Slimming World friendly chips and the amazing potato, leek and… Continue reading Queen of Carbs
If you read my last post then you’ll know that a few weeks ago my family and I went to see Shawn Mendes (Ben’s favourite human) and I vowed to write a blog post on how I managed to stay on plan. The good news is that I did indeed stay on plan, the bad… Continue reading Smoky tastes of Summer
This weekend we went to Paignton and although it was amazing, it was also amazingly off plan… We enjoyed all of the seaside treats including chips cooked in beef fat and batter (who does that?!) with batter bits/scraps/scrumps/gribbles/scribbles. I found out very quickly from my Instagram post (@bravenewslimmingworld) that these little bits from heaven have… Continue reading Syns on the South Coast
This post will be talking about my journey to becoming a Slimming World cover girl! Nope – still hasn’t sunk in despite seeing my face every time I pop to Aldi for some nappies. I’ve been wanting to share this experience with you since I started this blog but I just didn’t know how to… Continue reading My fifteen minutes…
Let’s rewind ten years to an eighteen year old Elena hosting a barbecue. The shopping list for said barbecue included; Beers, burgers and bread! Of course beer was at the top of the list. Let’s face it, this barbecue consisted of an endless flow of alcohol with the odd burger thrown in. Well drag yourself… Continue reading Barbecue season… Slimming World style!