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As we say a sad goodbye to summer and a happy hello to crisp, colourful autumn, it feels like the perfect time to make a fresh slimming start. With 16 weeks left in 2021, there’s still plenty of time to lose weight for a confident Christmas and slim-sational New Year.


We’d love to welcome you to one of our warm and friendly Slimming World groups, where you’ll find everything you need to enjoy your weight loss journey, including delicious recipes, expert slimming strategies and unbeatable support. And if you join now, you’ll get an extra-special early Christmas gift, from us to you:


New and existing Slimming World members who commit to a 6-week Countdown before 25th September 2021, will receive a FREE copy of our Eat, plan and be merry Christmas journal. This motivation-boosting planner is packed with 12 weeks’ of ideas, tips, recipes and festive fun, as well as plenty of planning space to help you achieve your weight loss wish. Plus, when you buy a 6-week Countdown course, you’ll get six weeks membership for price of five – so it really will feel like Christmas has come early. Your Slimming World Consultant can tell you more.

Slimming World christmas journal

Here’s a sample of what’s waiting for you when you join Slimming World…

A taste of Slimming World food


In your local Slimming World group, you’ll find out how our flexible, fuss-free Food Optimising plan will help you lose weight while still enjoying the foods you love. Slimming World members have access to more than 1,500 recipes on the member website and app, so it’s impossible to get stuck in a mealtime rut. Try these three tasty recipes to whet your appetite for weight loss, the Slimming World way!

Chicken tikka masala


Yes, you can tuck into a spicy Friday night curry – and this dish is completely Free when Food Optimising, which means that you decide your portion size, with no worries about weighing or counting.


Fancy a fakeaway? Try the recipe here

Cheesy chips


Yes, you can have that classic combo of crispy fries and melted cheese – and these Slimming World chips are real golden wonders as they’re Free!

Feeling chipper? Try the recipe here

Rigatoni pasta


Yes, you can eat pasta with Slimming World. Dried pasta is another fantastic, unlimited Free Food, and it tastes sublime smothered in our tangy tomato sauce.

In the mood for Italian food? Try the recipe here

A taste of Slimming World support


We’ve been helping people to lose weight for 52 years , so we understand the importance of strong support while slimming. It won’t always be plain sailing, even with a plan as generous and easy as Food Optimising. That’s why we offer unmatched encouragement, inspiration, care and compassion in our Slimming World groups – we’ll be with you every step of the way.
In group, we’ll help you overcome anything that is getting in the way of your weight loss – whether that’s your personal trigger foods, your danger zones or self-sabotage traps. Our unique Motivational Toolkit is packed with expert tools and strategies, developed out of a deep understanding of the psychology of slimming, to tackle those challenges that we all occasionally face.


You’ll also feel empowered to become more active through our Body Magic programme – which encourages you to get active at your own pace, in a way that suits your lifestyle. This will help to maintain your weight loss long term and bring a whole host of health and wellbeing benefits your way!


Slimming World isn’t a ‘quick fix’ weight loss programme, although, when you fully Food Optimise you can expect fantastic results on the scales from the very first week. Our plan is designed to work long-term, helping you make lasting lifestyle changes that will lead to a slimmer you that’s here to stay!

Slimming World members Lisa and Graeme Wharton cooking in the kitchen


More on the blog: Read how Slimming World members Lisa and Graeme Wharton lost a total of 10st – and maintained that weight loss for nine incredible years!

A taste of Slimming World freedom


When you join Slimming World, you’ll discover that losing weight doesn’t have to mean feeling restricted or deprived. No food is banned, and you’ll learn how to make simple swaps that will keep your favourites on the menu, completely guilt-free. Food Optimising will free you from complicated meal planning or calorie counting, and the long list of Free Foods means that you won’t need to worry about weighing or measuring.

You’re also free to enjoy a full social life with Slimming World. In group, you’ll get plenty of slimming-friendly menu ideas, plus socialising strategies that will see you through every special occasion in style (and we know many of you will be thinking ahead to Christmas and the party season already). You can lose weight while still saying yes to all the things that make life amazing!

Eat out on the Slimming World plan


More on the blog: Your guide to eating out – the Slimming World way!

If we’ve inspired you to say yes to the weight loss you want this autumn, you can find your nearest Slimming World group here… start to taste the freedom today!


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