6 Foods You Should Learn To Make: My Slimming World Journey

As much as I love cooking and baking I’m still pretty new to it. It was mainly my mother in law that taught me how to cook whilst Mr Vista and I were living with her for six weeks awaiting the completion of the sale of the house that we now live in. Before that IRead more

Peas and Thank You

As a child there were many vegetables that I detested, but the thing I loathed the most? Peas. Mum would serve up tinned marrow-fat peas with every meal. She knew I didn’t like them… so she would HIDE them under other food items. To this day I am always suspicious of what may lurk beneathRead more

Waiting for Pay Day: Spicy Bubble and Squeak

It wasn’t until I started the Slimming World programme that I discovered I don’t mind curry. I’ve always associated curry with spicy foods and fat laced sauces – I have gallstones so this isn’t something I like to eat – but I was wrong. My Slimming World consultant suggests that we add ‘free’ flavourings toRead more

Five Under £5 – February

And so, February is upon us. Already. It’s craziness really. January feels like the longest month in the world: but that said I can’t believe we’re well into the second month of 2016 already. I’m still involuntarily dating things 2015… If the high-street is anything to go off, February should be a month of romance…Read more


If you read my blog regularly then you’ll know that I’ve been on the slimming world programme now for nine weeks. With my tenth weigh in looming I’m hoping for my third certificate (that’s a stone and a half) soon. I’ve been making plenty of use of out of the recipe booklet that came inRead more