The Slimming Mama Blog

Flaming Grill Pub Co Dinner

Mixed Grill (P) Peas (S) Mustard Always ask the staff to ensure your meal is cooked without oil.

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Portion Sizes

I have weighed my Beef in Black bean portion from my local Chinese restaurant to check how it compares to the portion mentioned in the Syns section of the SW book. I was pleasantly surprised to find that the portion is only 400g (which I find is more than enough). The Slimming World book states that it is 8 syns for an average 550g portion. Always check for updated syns values. Syns values correct at time of posting.

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Chinese Meal

Beef in Black Bean Sauce - 8 syns Boiled Rice - Free (EE) 2 Sesame Prawn Toast - 7 Syns

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Slimming World Eating at Wetherspoons

Tonight we are having dinner at Wetherspoons. Their menu does have a lot of no go foods, although several of their menu items are listed on the Slimming World App with syn values. There is a healthy section of the menu which has dishes under 500 calories, but I opted for the 14oz Rump steak. I asked them to swap chips for salad and checked their cooking methods with the bartender. I was assured they do not use any oil and steaks are cooked directly on the grill. That's what i like to hear! A successful meal out while remaining on plan :)

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