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As much as we love watching the football – especially with the World Cup about to kick off – big match parties can be a tough opponent when you’re trying to slim.

There’s no need to blow the final whistle on your weight loss goals, though. Slimming World’s Food Optimising plan is fully flexible, so you can definitely still enjoy great game-day grub.

Whether you’re hosting or taking your own slimming-friendly food, these meals and snacks will ensure that at least you’re celebrating a victory on the scales this week, regardless of what happens on the pitch…

MORE FOR MEMBERS: We’ve got a feast of Food Optimising ideas that’ll put your party spread in a different league!

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Dirty fries

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Load up crispy spuds with a tangy chicken and tomato topping.

HOT MESS: Try the Slimming World dirty fries recipe

Classic meatball subs

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They’re marvellously meaty, gorgeously gooey and now they’re slimming-friendly to boot. 

SUPER SUB: Try our classic meatball subs

Paneer and pepper shashlik

Our marinated cheese, pepper and onion skewers have a warming kick.

Barbecue pulled pork

This mouth-wateringly tender pork dish is a guaranteed crowd-pleaser.


Tackle half-time hunger with these tasty beef patties.

Southern-style chicken

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Our lightened-up version of the lip-smacking favourite is perfect for parties.

BUCKETS OF FLAVOUR: Try our southern-style chicken recipe

Find your slimming squad

Whether you join your local group or go digital, our Slimming World community will support you all the way to your dream weight.

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