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Recipe Files


Full Member
S: 11st11lb C: 10st2.5lb G: 10st0lb Loss: 1st8.5lb(13.64%)
Was just interested to know how people keep their slimming world recipes together? I've got a few from magazines, from here, from class and have scraps of paper everywhere. I need a system to keep them together - I guess just a folder would work but just wondered if anyone else had different ways of doing it?
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Silver Member
S: 11st10lb C: 9st4.5lb G: 9st4lb BMI: 24.7 Loss: 2st5.5lb(20.43%)
No Im afraid Im not that organised it would be nice though to have everything in one place.

Good Luck with sorting it out


Trying again in 2012
S: 25st8lb C: 24st6lb G: 14st0lb BMI: 52 Loss: 1st2lb(4.47%)
I picked up a lovely hard back a4 notebook from the pound shop and keep mine altogether in there. Some I write in, others cut out from magazines, printed from here etc I stick in. I then add my own notes, alterations etc plus our favourite meals and menu plans. Its fast becoming a very well used resource!


Silver Member
I bought some Display Books from Tesco. When I got them they were 3 for the price of 2, but I don't know if that is still the case. I have some with bright pink covers and some with bright turquoise, so even I can't lose them!

They are files containing 20 clear pockets - when I cut the recipes out I just slide them into the pockets (they are the right size for SW magazine pages. I put two pages in each pocket, back to back.


Full Member
I have my recipes on index cards (C6 I think), ingredients on one side, instructions on the other, syns in the corner. So I can sort them by red days, green days, free, branded etc. Seems to be working for me. ;)


Silver Member
S: 13st5lb C: 12st13lb G: 10st0lb BMI: 33.1 Loss: 0st6lb(3.21%)
I got a gorgeous book from paperchase which I write them all in and laminate the pages (im a very messy cook), I may think about sticking pages in though, good idea!!


Silver Member
S: 11st8lb C: 10st8.5lb G: 9st7lb BMI: 21.3 Loss: 0st13.5lb(8.33%)
I have torn out all recipes from the SW mags ( going back years, as i pinched my mums old ones...lol )
and have them in A4 plastic wallets and then in a ring binder.
All my own recipes i have on my recipe thread on here (*honey's recipes)


Full Member
S: 15st1.0lb C: 14st8.0lb G: 12st0lb BMI: 27.7 Loss: 0st7lb(3.32%)
If you count having everything stacked up on the windowsill as a filing system then that's the one I use! (Disorganisation should be my middle name!)


Gold Member
S: 33st5.5lb C: 19st11lb G: 16st9lb BMI: 33.7 Loss: 13st8.5lb(40.75%)
I have a leather bound book with a fountain pen and write them all out longhand into the book as and when I try them.....
I include a smileyface scoring system with 0-5 green smiley faces depending on how much I like the recipe.. or a red sad face if I don't like them at all..

so far it's still empty :)