Welcome to Slim Easy Diet

     Welcome to Slim Easy Diet

Being Slim and looking terrific! This is what we all aspire to be. Well I have some good news for you, it can happen and without too much pain. The first thing you have to remove from your brain is the word Diet. Why you ask? Well if you are like myself you have been yo yo dieting your entire adult life and just the very word makes you feel hungry. We were all informed the only way we are going to lose Weight and look trim taut and terrific is to cut out everything we like and live on lettuce leaves. It doesn’t work does it? We are here to help achieve your ideal body image by changing your lifestyle and once you have a taste of it you… Continue reading

Is MSG Affecting Your Weight Loss

Do you have a hard time with attempting to lose weight? Numerous of us believe it’s all our fault, if just we had the determination to consume less and consume much better foods and workout more, we would be able to lose weight. Well, although we will be much healthier and more most likely to end up at a typical weight if we do these things, did you understand that it is far more tough to do when you take in MSG and other chemicals in your diet plan?

MSG Causes Weight Gain

Did you understand that in medical research studies where researchers require overweight rats for their research, they typically trigger this weight problems by feeding the rats MSG? If you consume a lot of MSG, the subsequent over-release of insulin can lead to insulin resistance and ultimately type… Continue reading

Blueberry Flapjacks – SYMPLY TOO GOOD TO BE TRUE

Blueberry Flapjacks


© Annette Sym 2001

Makes: 6


1 x 425g can blueberries 2 egg whites ¼ cup sugar ¼ teaspoon vanilla essence ½ cup skim milk 1 cup self-raising flour ½ teaspoon bicarb soda cooking spray


saved juice from canned blueberries

1 tablespoon cornflour

To make batter:

Drain blueberries, save juice from can to make sauce. In a medium size mixing bowl beat egg whites and sugar for a minute. Add essence and milk and mix. Sift flour and bicarb soda into mixture in one go, DO NOT BEAT but gently fold flour through until just combined (overbeating bruises the flour and will make the flapjacks tough). Fold blueberries through the batter gently. Coat a non-stick frypan with cooking spray and pour a little less than half… Continue reading

Garlic Prawns with Spinach and Tomatoes – Annette Sym

Garlic Prawns with Spinach and Tomatoes SERVES: 6


 cooking spray 600g raw prawns peeled 2 teaspoons crushed garlic (in jar) 1 bag (160g) baby spinach leaves ¾ cup shallots sliced 1 sachet (15g) Spring Vegetable Cup-a-Soup 2 teaspoons cornflour 1 cup skim milk 125g light cream cheese 50% reduced-fat (Select®) 1 punnet cherry tomatoes cut in half ¼ teaspoon crushed black pepper Continue reading

Mexican Dip

Mexican Dip SERVES: 16 as an appetizer Book 3 ©Annette Sym 2001

1 x 435g can refried beans 1 x 300ml jar hot salsa 1 tablespoon reduced-salt taco seasoning (Old El Paso®) 1 cup (250g) avocado mashed 1 x 200g tub natural no fat yoghurt ½ cup tomato small diced 2 shallots thinly sliced ¼ cup capsicum small diced ? cup (33g) 30% reduced fat tasty cheese freshly grated 1: Combine refried beans with salsa in a medium size mixing bowl. Spread over the base of a pie dish (23cm). 2: Mix the taco seasoning with avocado and gently spread over top of bean mix. 3: Spread yoghurt over avocado then sprinkle tomato, shallots and capsicum over top then the cheese. Refrigerate until required.

Note: Serve with my Corn Chips Book 1 or Crunchy Dippers Book 7, not included in… Continue reading


This time of year is traditionally a time when the party invites are plentiful in the lead up to Christmas. If you are not prepared it can be a slimmer’s worst nightmare, but with a bit of forward planning you will be able to maintain or even lose weight over this time. Parties are not an excuse to overindulge. Take a look at my seven tips to survive the party season: 1. Always start your day with breakfast. Skipping breakfast is a sure way to eat everything in sight when you finally get to the function. My shakes are only 158 calories and the combination of fibre and protein will keep you feeling satisfied. 2. Plan ahead. Have some pre-cooked healthy meals in the freezer to help you as the weeks get busier. 3. Be more active so you burn… Continue reading

Dr. Oz creates rapid weight loss diet to melt fat fast without hunger: Recipes

Dr. Oz creates rapid weight loss diet to melt fat fast without hunger: Recipes Dr. Oz says that he designed the diet for two categories of people: Those who have vowed to lose weight in 2014 and want a kick-start and those who are stuck on a diet plateau. The premise is simple: Eat lots of low-glycemic vegetables and small … Read more on Examiner.com

The DODO (that's Day On/Day Off) diet: Lost weight, shape up and feel fantastic Get ready for the DODO (Day On/Day Off) diet with tips, meal plans and shopping list. HERE is part one of our amazing Day On/Day Off diet devised by a top Olympic nutritionist. Don't miss more delicious recipes and a daily meal planner in part two … Read more on Express.co.uk

Chicken and Roast Pumpkin Risotto

Chicken and Roast Pumpkin Risotto  SERVES: 6

3 cups pumpkin diced cooking spray 400g skinless chicken breast diced 2 teaspoons Flora® Light margarine 1 onion diced 2 teaspoons crushed garlic (in jar) 2 cups Arborio rice 5 teaspoons salt-reduced chicken stock powder 1½ litres (6 cups) water ½ cup dry white wine ½ cup parmesan cheese freshly grated ½ cup roughly chopped basil leaves ¼ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

Preheat oven 220ºC fan forced.

Step 1: Place chopped pumpkin onto a flat baking tray that has been coated with cooking spray. Bake 25-30 minutes or until browned.

Step 2: In a boiler or large saucepan that has been coated with cooking spray sauté chicken until just cooked. Remove onto a plate and leave to one side.

Step 3: Re-spray pan then melt margarine, add onion and garlic and… Continue reading



 600g thickly sliced veal steak

cooking spray

1½ cups carrot diced

1 medium (150g) swede diced

1 large (150g) parsnip diced

1½ cups celery sliced Continue reading