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🎶  Summertime… and the living is easy 🎶   

And slimming through summer can be easy, too! With our flexible Food Optimising plan, yes you can fill sunny days with fantastic food, without letting your weight loss dreams melt away. Discover some of our slimming-friendly summer recipes – and, of course, Slimming World members will find many more on the exclusive member website. 

Slimming World summer recipes 

Shake up your salads 

When the weather warms up, it’s salad’s time to shine! Eggs, lean meat, chicken, fish and most salad veggies are all on our Free Foods list, you can eat as much as you like, with no need to worry about weighing or measuring. 

Forget limp lettuce and slivers of cucumber – we’ve got some seriously satisfying suggestions to put a fresh spin on your summertime menu. 

Slimming World rustic potato salad

Try a taste: Slimming World salads 

MORE FOR MEMBERS: You’ll find so many salads on the member-only website and app, including tuna pasta, griddled beef and a classic chicken caesar

Pack a picnic 

Taking a picnic is the perfect way to stay in control of what you eat during days out. We’ve got a basketful of ideas to help you enjoy delicious outdoor dining – including slimming-friendly scotch egg and quiche recipes for you to try! 

Red onion crustless quiche - Slimming Friendly Staycation - Slimming World Blog

Try a taste: Your bite-size list of slimming-friendly picnic foods 

MORE FOR MEMBERS: We’ve done the menu planning for you in The Food Optimising picnic. All you need to do is remember the blanket! 

Bring on the BBQ 

Yes, you can pile your plate with grilled goodies and still slim through summer! Free Foods like lean pork, beef, chicken, fish, tofu and vegetables all taste amazing cooked over hot coals (or on a convenient gas barbecue). Add a selection of salad sides and you’re all set for a grill-iant weight loss! 

Slimming World pork and apple burgers

Try a taste: Sizzling barbecue recipes 

MORE FOR MEMBERS: Tuck into an al-fresco feast

Fabulous fruit

Fruit is one the Slimming World Free Foods, which means that you can enjoy as much as you like, without worrying about your weight loss. It also makes a great, thirst-quenching snack on sunny days. Keeping your fruit in the fridge – or even the freezer – will make it extra cooling (frozen grapes are a revelation!). Or get creative with a pizza this sweet/savoury melon mix…

Cooling drinks

When the heat rises, we may find ourselves turning to drinks to keep us cool. With Slimming World, you can enjoy Food Optimising versions of your favourite drinks – from fruity cocktails to creamy frappes. If you feel that you drink more alcohol than you’d like during the summer months, you’ll get lots of support and drink-smart strategies to help you find the right balance for you and your weight loss goals.

Slimming World frappes

Fancy a frappé? Choose between tropical mango, strawberry and vanilla and choca mocha.

MORE FOR MEMBERS: Read this article if you’d like to reset your relationship with alcohol

Treat yourself 

Summer’s way too short to say no to ice cream! And Slimming World can help you make a slim-savvy selection. You’ll get lots of smart-swap ideas in group, and you can also look up sweet summer snacks in seconds with the online Food Search tool. 

Slimming World vanilla ice cream in cone

Try a taste: Chill out in the sunshine

MORE FOR MEMBERS: Our online recipe collection could put any ice-cream parlour in the shade! Which flavour will you choose..? 

Step into a slimmer summer 

More for members this summer with Slimming World

Join us in group – or sign up to our digital service, Slimming World Online – to get your summer off to an amazing slimming start. We can help you enjoy a fitter, healthier and more confident sunny season, whatever challenges come your way.

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