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Currently following Slimming World this blog is about my personal diet journey for long term changes and so i can look fabulous on my wedding day. You will find reviews of diet products, lots of tasty recipes and diet tips to help and inspire others on their diet journeys.

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About Karen

Currently following Slimming World this blog is about my personal diet journey for long term changes and so i can look fabulous on my wedding day. You will find reviews of diet products, lots of tasty recipes and diet tips to help and inspire others on their diet journeys.

Mediterranean Fish Bake With Crushed Potatoes – 385 Calories (serves 1)

This is an ideal meal for 1 and is ready in 30 minutes, a low carbohydrate meal and also suitable for anyone following step 3 of the Cambridge weight plan. It tastes delicious and really does fill you up with goodness, only 385 calories. If you love fish and tomatoes you will love this recipe. […]


What Is Ketosis? How To Test For The Presence of Ketones?

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The Cambridge weight plan which is a VCLD (& LCD) and also lighter life (and others) centers around “ketosis” as an essential element to losing weight, and using a stick which you urinate on to test and see if you are in ketosis (or if ketones are present and at what level), but what is […]


Week 11 – Breaking The 2 Stone Barrier – Before & After Pics

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This week was only a 2 lbs loss which I was very disappointed with to be honest, all that hard work sole sourcing for a rubbish loss. 3 1/4 lbs in two weeks (as I had a bad week last week too) to me is totally rubbish on step 1 which is what I dropped […]


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Cambridge Diet Side Effects

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I have personally suffered a number of these side effects from being on the Cambridge Weight Plan, however this diet is a tough diet let us be honest but if you truly stick to it and don’t cheat you will get the rewards you are looking for. You have to be focused, dedicated and use […]


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Week 10 Loss 1 1/4lbs – Ok So What The Heck Went Wrong There?

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OK that went well……NOT!……..so have you ever had one of those face palm moments and left wondering how dumb you could have been???? yep OK this was one of mine I laugh about it now but last night I was so cross with myself for being so stupid. No I did not cheat as many […]


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Grilled Mushroom & Quorn Stacks With Brown Rice – 398 Calories (per serving – serves 2)

This recipe is again a low calorie meal which serves 2 and only 398 calories per serving. Also suitable for those following step 3 of the cambridge plan as option b for an evening meal. Grilled Mushroom & Quorn Stacks With Brown Rice – 398 Calories (per serving – serves 2)   Print Prep time […]


Cambridge Malt Toffee Bar – 169 Calories

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Cambridge malt toffee bar is a chewy bar, not a crunchy bar, just like the chocolate orange bar. It is coated in coated in milk chocolate and has a soft toffee/caramel type center which actually tastes a bit like coffee too if I am honest which is a bit odd. Although having said that I […]


Week 9 Loss 4 1/4lbs – Loss So Far 25 1/4 lbs

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Last nights weigh in was week 9 into my diet journey and I have so far lost an amazing 25 1/4 lbs, nearly 2 stone. The 2 stone mark will be a fantastic milestone and next week I am going to smash it for sure! 25lbs of fat looks totally disgusting and for those of […]


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Steak Casserole With New Potatoes & Green Vegetables – 380 Calories (per serving – serves 4)

Steak Casserole with new potatoes & green veg another low calorie meal which serves 4 so it is ideal for families and only 380 calories per serving. Also suitable for those following step 3 of the cambridge plan as option b for an evening meal. Steak Casserole With New Potatoes & Green Vegetables – 380 […]


Itallian Garlic Chicken With Leeks – 200 Calories (serves 1)

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This recipe for Italian Chicken with Leeks and is fab for a light lunch or tea time snack. It looks great and is a really quick and easy recipe at only 200 calories. Free on Extra Easy & Original Plans This is suitable if you are following Cambridge Weight Plan on step 2 however you […]