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So finally Im getting around to writing the long awaited blog post about Lanzarote. Im currently flying high in the sky on route to Malaga , for the first time I have no responsibility , no worries not a care in the world. I know loads say that they haven’t time and I don’t just say it for the sake of it , I really don’t have the time.  But now I do so here it goes….. Ive been travelling back &  forth to Lanzarote since I was 15, Im 28 now so I suppose 13 years twice a year most years except when I was in Oz! Everyone always says why don’t I try somewhere new, which Im doing now but I love going somewhere I know. Where I am Guaranteed nice weather 90% of the time , nice food & a friendly atmosphere . We have spent all…

Before I begin please remember no 2 kids are the same …… So for those who don’t know Luke – He is my 2 & a half year old son. He features quiet a bit on my social media. Long time followers will have seen me go from being just me , plain old Sarah on a weightless journey to being pregnant , being a first time young mom, so on so forth , now I feel like I can share all the things I find help me along the way as a mom. Luke was showing signs just after he turned 2 of wanting to be toilet trained , wanting out of nappies. If I was in the bathroom he would waddle in saying my turn my turn and I would take the nappy off , let him sit down on the toilet holding him each time. Even if…

Red Pepper Homous Dip One of my favourite snacks, I promise it tastes just like Nando’s Red Pepper Dip – Except mine is all free not in a sin in sight! What you will need :  4 Sweet Red Peppers 1 tin of chickpeas Easy Chilli Easy Garlic Pink Rock Salt 1 Lemon How to make- Roast your red peppers in the oven for about 15 mins @ 180’c Boil your chick peas once they are rinsed & drained ( I like to do this- just to soften them) for maybe 5 to 6 mins Add a heaped tsp of Easy Chilli & Easy Garlic to a bowl Sprinkle some Pink Rock Salt over it Add your drained Chickpeas Add your Sweet Peppers Squeeze Lemon Over it and………..Blitz!!!! I promise its Delicious Sar x

What you will need : 2 onions 1 Veg Stock Pot 1 Veg Stock cube 2 Tins tomatoes 1 Large jar of baby carrots 2 Sweet red peppers 3 Tomatoes Chilli flakes Fresh Garlic & Fresh Chilli How to make : Roast your carrots & sweet peppers in the oven for 15-20 mins add all ingredients into a pot , leave to boil then blend!! I do add alot of chilli flakes as I Love spicy food. Speedy Spicy Tomato Soup ready for the week ahead!

Hey Everyone , So for weeks I’ve been putting off writing this, I don’t know why exactly but I just feel now is my time to write it. I don’t want this to put anyone off losing weight because it was the absolute best decision I’ve ever made.  For those who follow my Snapchat (fatnflabfitnfab) You will know I’ve spoke about this before briefly Anyone who’s just started to follow me , Here’s a little insight into my journey : Im Sarah , 27 , mommy to a gorgeous little monster Luke who is 17 months old! To date I’ve lost 7 stone 4 pounds. I’ve gone from a 22-24 to a size 10-12 ( I still order bigger though all the time) I’m a Slimming World Consultant at the Blackpool group Tuesdays 5.30pm 7.30pm Wednesdays 7.30am 9.30am , In the Commons Inn hotel. I blog daily on my food…

So here I am , yet again , trying to figure out what it is I want in life , where I’m supposed to be. Only to realise that what I want isn’t always what I will get….. right? And that I won’t always end up where I want to be or thought I would be. For those following me a while, ye will know my story. For those who are new , it won’t take long to figure me out. I’m 27, a single mom to my gorgeous son Luke (16 months old) , I’m self employed I work as a Slimming World Consultant with 4 groups Tuesday’s 5.30pm 7.30pm Wednesdays 7.30am 9.30am at The Commons Inn Hotel Cork City. I started this Blog originally to help myself with my weightloss for a few weeks in the lead up to my sister’s wedding (currently down 7 stone 2.5pounds) but…

So as most of you may of seen from my Snapchat  (fatnflabfitnfab) I used my Butternut Squash soup as a base for a curry This was the first time I did it and will definitely be only ever doing it this way I used : 3 large cups of soup – Speed 28g Mayflower curry powder – 4 syns Tesco Hot Curry Powder – Free Chillies – Speed 4 Medium Chicken Breasts – Free To make : Boil your chicken in a pot for 30-35 mins until cooked In a separate pot have your soup on a low heat Add in your 28g of Mayflower curry powder Stir it until it becomes a curry sauce Top it up with the Tesco Hot powder ( this would be yo your liking , I love curry so I used a good bit) Add in chillies to your liking , I used the…

Dear Sarah, The moment you realised you didn’t know it all and that it was ok not to know it all is the moment you were able to live your life your own way. When you broke up from your first relationship after 6 years – you thought you knew it all. You thought you would get a fairytale ending. You came home from Australia and tried with everything in you to make the best of the situation you were in. You held your head high and continued to work hard. There were days you cried to yourself because your world had fell apart , it wasn’t your fault yet you felt it was. You carried the burden. You moved on so quickly, you fell in love and this was it , it was the fairytale happening. You would have the happy ending the happy ever after. This is what…