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Lets get fruity

Uh well I’m officially I’m back on the losing weight game. I gained weight for the third week in a row and I’m really feeling it now, my trousers are getting tighter and I feel slugish ( more than normal!) . I’ve been meal planning and tracking and so far so good I really need to get back to goal so I’m trying my hardest!!! I do however still need all myย naughtinessย  I love sugary things and yes I am probably a sugar addict I don’t think I have ever gone a day without something sweet now that I think about it?! Now my problem; I’m a bit skint at the minute and I really need to use up all the food in the flat we already have and try and run down the cupboards a bit – so no more buying food for at least a few more days…. which means no extra sugary goodness!!!!! I swear it really does drive me potty if I don’t have something sweet! Despite being uber tired and bored of planning all my food and cooking today Chris and I made fruit layer flapjacks so we have some goodies to eat when we want them ( they wont last long)!!! They’re sooo cheap to make, even better and tastier than normal flapjacks because you can add a layer of what ever fruit you like therefore adding more bulk to them and sweetness to for 0pp!!!!

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Fruity layer flapjacks

Makes 12 at 3pp each

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If you can like I did cut them into 16 squares for only 2pp each!

200g Oats

100g low fat butter

100g brown sugar

1tbs golden syrup

150g frozen berries ( I use frozen berries as they keep their shape better and they’re cheaper to buy than fresh, but you can use any fruit you like or if you add something like chocolate chips just add on the extra propoints!)

 

Preheat your oven to 180 degrees. ( I don’t know what the gas mark equivilant is? Sorry!) And either line a tin with baking paper or grease up a tin using light cooking oil spray.

Mix the sugar, syrup and butter in a pan over a low heat un till the sugar is fully dissolved and the butter all melted.

Take off the heat and mix in the oats.

Spread 2/3 of the flapjack mix into the bottom of your tin.

Layer your fruit over the top of the flapjack and then sprinkle the rest of the oaty mix over the fruit!

Pop in the oven for about 15-20 minutes.

Leave to cool for a bit…if you can wait! ( Try to cut them into squares before they fully cool though; it’s a lot easier!!)

Bob’s your uncle fanny’s your aunt. You made flapjacks. Simples!

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See….he does do some work in the kitchen ๐Ÿ˜‰
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Just before cooking!
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Final product!

12 thoughts on “Lets get fruity

  1. How amazing are frozen berries? I live of them pretty much – so so glad I discovered their existence! They make the best breakfast food ๐Ÿ™‚ Good work for getting back into meal planning, I find that it all comes undone for me when I don’t plan out my meals!!

      1. I went to the shops the other day to buy berries and the strawberries were on special for $7!!!! ahhhh. So I bought a packet of frozen ones. I usually get 500g for $5 – which lasts a few weeks.

    1. No they’re not
      It wasn’t till last night that I realised flapjack is a thick pancake in parts of the USA?! How strange?! ๐Ÿ˜›
      They are basically healthy oaty/breakfast bars? Bit like squishy crunchy super sweet porridge bars hehe! Ooo i know what I can compare it to; that WW bar you had before that i commented about? The orange and almond? Bit like that? ๐Ÿ™‚

        1. You should ๐Ÿ™‚ maybe try them without the fruit first to see if they’re your kind of thing. They really cheap to make ( well the cost of oats and butter and sugar here is fair )
          xx

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