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We’ve got a very special birthday in the house… The Slimming World blog is turning one, and what a year it’s been! 

Packed with slimming-friendly recipes, amazing member stories and all the latest news from Slimming World HQ, we hope that we’ve helped to keep you full of weight-loss inspiration (and delicious food!) through a very challenging time. 

To celebrate our big first birthday, we’ve wrapped up something special for you. We’re sharing some of our favourite posts from the last 12 months, including a few hidden gems for you to discover. If you’ve got five minutes to spare, grab a cuppa (and a birthday cupcake), and have a look around!

November 2019

“I was too nervous to leave the house”

At 22st, Wendy hid from the world. Now she’s 12st lighter and a confident fitness fan.

Wendy Deacon and daughter-Woman of the Year 19-Slimming World blog

December 2019

“I was told I may not live to see Christmas”

Jason desperately needed to lose weight for health reasons. An amazing 14st loss has transformed his life completely.

January 2020

Celebrate Chinese New Year

Chopsticks at the ready! Enjoy a slimming-friendly Chinese fakeaway with tasty Slimming World recipes.

Vegetable chow mein - Chinese New Year - Slimming World Blog

February 2020

Lucie’s diet cola gammon

To celebrate our Free Food Festival, Young Slimmer of the Year Lucie Hadley shares her succulent slow-cooked gammon recipe.

My favourite recipe - Slimming World Blog

March 2020

‘That feeling’ when the sky’s the limit!

Losing 5st 13lbs gave Donna Howarth the chance to experience her dream wing walk – now she’s saying yes to everything!

Donna Howarth after - Success story - Slimming World Blog

April 2020

The science behind Slimming World

It’s not magic, it’s science! If you’ve ever wondered how Slimming World works, our head of nutrition and research Dr Jacquie Lavin reveals the science-based recipe to slimming success.

the science behind Slimming World - the slimming world blog

A gift for you: Find out how to get your FREE copy of our new recipe book at the bottom of this post

May 2020

Nutrition and coronavirus

Can I boost my immune system through my diet? We answer this big question and serve up a side of healthy eating tips and recipes.


June 2020

What is Slimming World Body Magic?

We add a sprinkle of magical movement to the blog with our beginner’s guide to Body Magic (with video!).

Natalie before and after - Success story - Slimming World Blog

July 2020

“The moments that helped me lose over 21st”

Phil Kayes shares the highs and lows that led him to drop more than half his body weight and helped him survive suspected coronavirus.


August 2020

“The photo that changed my life”

Have you ever looked at a photo of yourself and thought: ‘Is that really me?’ You’re not alone. Our members share their snapshots of the moments that inspired them to turn things around.

Georgia before and after - World Photo Day - Slimming World Blog

September 2020

Your favourite recipes revealed

Creamy garlic chicken, crispy chilli beef, banana bread – we announce our readers’ favourite recipes… Can you guess what’s at number one?

ffavourite recipe revealed-slimming-world-slimming-world-blog

October 2020

Beat the snack attacks

Is snacking sabotaging your slimming? These satisfying recipes and healthy snack ideas will help you tackle temptation.


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