Pinch of Nom’s Most Popular Gallery Recipes
It’s been over a year since we launched our Pinch of Nom Gallery, and we can tell you…we’re still excited every time the newest uploads come through! A space for website members to share photos of what they’ve been cooking up lately, it’s also a great way to gather handy hints and tips related to your favourite recipes.
We have a lot to be grateful for as far as our amazing community is concerned, but nothing makes us prouder than seeing your creations.
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So, which breakfasts, midweek meals, fakeaways and desserts have taken our community by storm lately? Our wonderful Gallery can tell you…
Popular Gallery breakfasts
A quick and filling breakfast or brunch-time treat, we’re not surprised to see that Oat Pancakes are one of our most popular Gallery recipes. To save on time and calories, we’ve swapped out traditional flour for a few ounces of Ready Brek.
It might sound strange, but it really works! Just take Sally’s fluffy pancakes as the proof. Topped with berries and reduced-fat cream, it looks good enough to eat right now.
Calling all meal preppers! These Breakfast Muffins are a dream to work into your weekly routine. Our recipe makes 16 muffins, but you can keep any leftovers in the fridge for a few days to tuck into throughout the week.
If you don’t fancy them in the morning, pop them in your tupperware and take them on the go with you for a light, savoury snack.
This dish is really versatile, meaning you can experiment with leftover veg you’ve got in the fridge (tomatoes, spinach and peppers work really well) – just like Nova has for their batches.
These scrummy Breakfast Bakes were top of the list when our Gallery first started, and they’re just as popular as ever! Tom’s version looks so gooey and cheesy on top, we’re inspired to add them to our meal plan for the rest of the week.
To keep the calories down, we’ve used lean bacon medallions and reduced-fat cheese for the melty topping.
One of the most popular recipes on our website (and from our fourth cookbook, Pinch of Nom: Comfort Food), Marmite Mushrooms on Toast makes an appearance in our Gallery every week.
A dreamy combination of savoury Marmite, reduced-fat cream cheese, tender pan-fried mushrooms and chives, there’s no ‘love or hate’ with this recipe – you can only love it!
We love that Sarah’s filled out their portion with a leafy bed of spinach and a sprinkling of crunchy spring onions.
Popular Gallery midweek meals
When you’re not sure what to make after a long day, taking a scroll through our Gallery is a great way to gather up inspiration. Thank you to Smeads for sharing their photo – we’re definitely feeling inspired to add the ingredients for Creamy Garlic Chicken to our next shopping list!
A versatile batch-cook wonder, you can come back to this creamy chicken dinner time and time again.
Simple and ready in less than an hour, our Sausage Traybake recipe is great for when you just want to relax and let your oven do the hard work for you.
We’ve drawn from the classic combination of pork and apple, to make our blend of ingredients especially difficult to resist.
Just like Kath has, let your veggies bake until they’re cooked through and the tasty honey-mustard glaze has turned everything in the dish a gorgeous golden brown.
Our Cajun-Style Dirty Rice is one of those recipes that feels like it should be high in calories, when it really isn’t. A medley of lots of colourful vegetables, lean mince, bacon, herbs and spices, it’s been a top favourite amongst our wonderful community ever since our first-ever cookbook.
With portions that look as good as Sue’s, it’s not hard to understand why.
If it’s comfort you’re after, look no further than our hearty Hunter’s Chicken Pasta Bake. By using lower-calorie swaps and preparing a homemade barbecue-flavoured pasta sauce, you can serve up pub grub inspired flavours for only 284 calories per plate.
Not convinced? Just look at Wendy’s melty, cheese-topped creation…we’re drooling already!
Popular Gallery Fakeaways
Our mouth-watering Crispy Chilli Beef has been a favourite in our household since day one, so it makes sense that our wonderful Gallery community loves it too.
It’s brimming with mildly spicy Chinese takeaway-inspired flavours for only 349 calories per portion.
If we didn’t know any better, we’d think Louise’s portion was from a restaurant – it looks so yummy!
You haven’t lived until you’ve tried our Diet Coke/Pepsi Max Chicken. One of the most popular recipes in our fakeaway category, you’ll never regret adding it to your weekend menu for a family feast.
The name might sound a little strange but trust us – Diet Coke and Pepsi Max both work really well to recreate the thickness of sweet yet spicy takeaway-style sauces.
It’s so flavoursome, you can throw in lots of different kinds of vegetables, just like Andie has!
Put an order in for our trusty KFC Fakeaway recipe and you’ll never be disappointed. Far better for you and your budget, we’ve kept things nice and light with a homemade spice mix and panko breadcrumbs.
We’re so jealous of Mary’s southern fried feast, complete with pots of gravy and baked beans. The only thing missing is a sweet and juicy Corn on the Cob.
Popular Gallery sweet treats
We couldn’t finish our roundup without appreciating the scrumptious sweet treats you’ve been rustling up. Everybody loves Biscoff, especially when it comes to our Biscoff Banana Bread recipe.
It’s the perfect way to turn sorry-looking bananas into a tasty, slimming-friendly bite, and you can even freeze extra portions for snack emergencies.
Kirsty’s loaf looks good enough to put the kettle on right now! For the full recipe, turn to pages 152-153 in our latest cookbook, Pinch of Nom: Budget.
It’s not hard to see how Spindee’s hard work caught our eye. Topped with melted Biscoff spread and crushed Biscoff biscuits, it’s hard to believe this luxurious, caramelised biscuit wonder comes in at just 234 calories per slice.
Thanks to a few nifty swaps, our Chocolate Brownies come in at 59 calories per squidgy square. A popular sweet treat in our Gallery, we love it when you share your batches with us.
Sarah’s chocolatey squares look like they’d pair really well with a glug of warm Toffee Sauce!
You can really make brownies your own by playing around with different flavours – that’s how our Chocolate Orange Brownies recipe started.
Lip-smackingly tangy and light, our Lemon Sponge Traybake is just the ticket if you prefer a zesty treat. We’ve topped it all off with a layer of eye-catching lemon curd to give every bite a moreish punch.
To make your bake even more unforgettable, decorate each square with a pretty little lemon wedge. The proof is in the presentation with Lindsay’s lovely-looking bake – we wish we could try a slice!
Thank you SO much for your Gallery submissions!
Are you feeling inspired to share your latest creations? We can’t wait to see them all! Don’t forget to drop your photos in our Facebook group, where we have almost 1 million fantastic community members waiting to support you on your slimming journey.
Scrolling through our Gallery is a great way to get inspiration when you’re in a cooking slump. To join the fun, you’ll want to sign up to a free website account before you can upload and share your photos (it’s really easy and we’ve got a step-by-step guide you can follow!).
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