New Slimming World Shopping Essentials – 18/5/17

Over in our Facebook group (where we now have over 194,000 members 😱 it keeps going up each week!), one of the hot topics of each week is spotting new products that are Slimming World friendly!

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Not all of you are in our Facebook group (you should be!), so I thought I’d add it to the website as a weekly feature.

This week we’ve got lots of new products that are perfect for the weather warming up, and Summer rolling in ☀️ Drinks, ice cream and soooo much more!

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Sainsbury’s Frozen Fruit Range – Free & Speed Foods

We don’t often cover Sainsbury’s in our new product round-up, so after being tipped off about their new frozen fruit range, we thought we’d go and have a nosey!

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There is a pretty extensive range and we’re not too sure how long they’ve been out. But they are an absolute bargain!

watermelon chunks - pinch of nom slimming world essentials may 2017In the range there are; Watermelon chunks, Peach & Nectarine Slices, Cherries, Pineapple Chunks and Mango Chunks.

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As for prices, they’re all £2 per pack, and the packs are massive! Great to take some out and defrost in the fridge to snack on throughout the day.

You could even throw them in overnight oats, pop them in a melon bowl, or make these delightful Half Syn Watermelon, mint and feta bites. So refreshing, and fab to have in the fridge!

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Morrisons British Seasonal Veg Box – Free & Speed Food

It looks like the supermarkets are trying their best to offer some value, and Morrisons look like they’re trying to emulate Asda’s veg boxes (which didn’t last very long!).

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These vegetable boxes are an absolute bargain. Seriously! For just £3.50 you get a box crammed full of seasonal free and speed foods including;

  • 2x Leeks
  • 4x White Potatoes
  • 1x Red Cabbage
  • 1x Medium Cauliflower
  • 1x Swede
  • 2x Large Brown Onions
  • 1kg Carrots
  • Rosemary

All this for just £3.50 is a steal! You could make some fantastic speedy soups, roast up the veg and have with some meat. Check out our Syn Free Leek, Ham and Potato soup!

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New Topless Frylight Bottles – Syn Free

The new topless Frylight bottles are here, and did you know that they’ll save over 120 tonnes of plastic waste per year? Wow!

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The new Frylight bottles are available in supermarkets now, including the new full sized Garlic Oil! Find out more on the Frylight website.

Sibberi Bamboo Water – Syn Free

Sibberi make water made from tree water. Yes, that’s water which has come from different types of trees.

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I’m a big fan of coconut water, it’s just such a shame it’s so high in Syns.

Tree water is naturally hydrating & low in sugars, in fact 4X less sugar than coconut water! It’s like a diet coconut water.

I’ve tried (and enjoyed!) their Maple water in the past, but I’m yet to try Bamboo water. I’m looking forward to picking this up soon!

According to the Sibberi website it’s the highest natural source of Silica (1mg / 100ml). Silica stimulates the natural production of collagen which is really good for your joints and promote the growth of healthy hair.

You can grab Sibberi water from their website, or via a range of stockists.

Robinsons Fruit & Barley (No Added Sugar) Apple & Elderflower

Robinsons have released a new flavour of squash.. Meet Apple & Elderflower!

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I drink around 2l of squash a day, and am usually pretty boring in the fact that I tend to just drink orange. How drab am I?!

I’ve just added this to my Tesco order for this weekend, and I’m pretty excited.

Apparently the new Robinsons flavour is “a deliciously smooth drink, made with a special blend of barley and real fruit juices and absolutely no added sugar. Perfect for the whole family”.

You can grab it for under £2 a bottle and you can get it from Tesco, Sainsbury’s and Waitrose.

Iceland Ready Cooked Original Chicken Skewers – 0.5 Syns Per Pack

Iceland has just added some ready cooked meat to their summer offerings!

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These ready cooked original chicken skewers come in packs of 4, and are priced at just £3 per pack.

You can eat them hot or cold, which makes them perfect for picnics this summer.

We’ve worked these out on the calculator. Please remember this could change if and when SW give them an official Syn value.

Iceland Ready Cooked Chinese Chicken Skewers – 1.5 Syns Per Pack

Joining the original chicken skewers are these Chinese chicken skewers!

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These ready cooked original chicken skewers come in packs of 4, and are also priced at just £3 per pack.

You can eat them hot or cold, which makes them perfect for picnics this summer.

We’ve worked these out on the calculator. Please remember this could change if and when SW give them an official Syn value.

A few weeks ago we covered Aldi’s ready cooked meats – go check them out!

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Morrisons Bubblegum Ice Lollies – 4 Syns Each

It seems that bubblegum is one of the “on trend” flavours this year, and here we have Morrisons Bubblegum Ice lollies.

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Morrisons actually have a decent amount of Slimming World friendly foods this year, although not as many as Marks & Spencer!

There are no artificial colours or flavours in these ice lollies and are suitable for vegetarians.

You can pick them up in Morrisons now at just £1 a box.

Mini Calippo Combo Strawberry & Vanilla – 4 Syns Each

I adore Calippo’s, they’re something that would always feature in our freezer pre-Slimming World!

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I jumped for joy, ok maybe not jumped – but I’m certainly excited to hear about these! I’ve not been able to have a taste of them yet, but someone I know has, and says they are amazing.

They contain just 80 kcals per Calippo which makes them 4 Syns each and are on the Slimming World app.

You can get hold of these new mini Calippo’s from Tesco, Asda and Ocado for around £2.50 a box.

Sainsburys BBQ & Oven Meats

Over the last few weeks we’ve been covering BBQ meats from all of the different supermarkets. Now it’s the turn of Sainsbury’s!

Lime & Ginger British Chicken Breast Sizzlers – 5 Syns A Pack

These are British chicken breast steaks coated in a zingy lime rub, with a ginger and lime marinade.

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They’re aren’t on the SW app/website yet but they work out at 5 Syns a pack when using the online calculator.

As always, this may change if and when they are given an official Syn value.

They’re £3.50 for a 307g pack.

Mango & Coconut British Chicken Breast Sizzlers – 3 Syns Per Pack

These Chicken breasts with a coconut, mango and chilli marinade are a great addition to a BBQ.

sainsburys mango and coconut bbq chicken

They’re only 3 Syns for the whole 325g pack (using the calculator), and they’re £4.00.

As always, this may change if or when they are given an official Syn value.

Spicy Korean Style British Chicken Kofta Kebabs

You get 4 of these Spicy Korean Style British Chicken Kofta Kebabs in a pack.

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They’re chopped and shaped chicken kebabs with breadcrumb, Korean style seasoning, spring onion and jalapeño chilli.

At 5.5 Syns per pack they work out at 1.5 Syns each (using the online calculator) and cost £3.00.

As always, this may change if or when they are given an official Syn value.

Garlic & Herb British Chicken Breast Kebabs

These diced chicken breast kebabs are coated with a garlic & herb glaze & a lemon & herb marinade.

sainsburys garlic and herb kebabs - pinch of nom slimming world essentials may 2017

There’s 4 of these in a pack, and they’re on the SW app/website at 2 Syns for half the pack, so that works out at 1 Syn per kebab.

Tikka Style British Chicken Breast Kebabs

These are on the app already, and they are Syn Free!

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They are diced, skewered chicken breast, coated in a tikka style marinade. They’re £3.50 a pack.

Or if you preferred home made, you could try our Syn Free Chicken Tikka Kebabs!

Syn Free Chicken Tikka Kebabs | Slimming World

Spicy Moroccan Style British Chicken Breast Kebabs

Again, these are on the app already, and they are Syn Free!

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They are diced chicken breast fillets with a Moroccan style seasoning and jalapeño chilli. They’re £3.50 a pack.

Koka Delight Noodles – Syn Free

Let me say this first. There is a big difference between the regular Koka noodles and the Koka DELIGHT noodles.

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The Delight noodles are coming out of the calculator as Syn free, where as the regular ones are upwards of 6 Syns a pack.

They’re not new, but are new in Home Bargains, so grab some packs now. As ever – they syn values of these may change so make sure to check the app!

Walkers Sensations Poppadoms Mango & Red Chilli 13g Bags – 3 Syns

Sensations has kick started the summer by expanding its range with its new Mango & Red Chilli Chutney flavour which has been added to the Indian inspired poppadom range.

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We’re yet to see if any of the other new flavours will come in small bags, but this is all for now. If we hear of any more we’ll be the first to let you know!

You can get them from most supermarkets in multipacks.

Skinny Pop Popcorn

Skinny Pop is massive in the US and this week I was delighted to see that SkinnyPop has come to the UK.

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Skinny Pop sent us some samples to try, and they’re every bit as good as I hoped they would be.

Not to mention the bags are huge! Ok, maybe not “huge”, but they’re well worth the 4-5 Syns! They’re gluten free and high in fibre.

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There are currently two flavours available;

  • Sweet & Salty – 5 Syns a bag (23g)
  • Sea Salt – 4 Syns a bag (18g)

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You can grab them from Costa Coffee and Co-Op stores now. Find out more on the Skinny Pop website.

Hippeas

Hippeas are organic chickpea puffs….kind of like a posh Wotsit! They come in a range of flavours including Pepper Power, Far Out Fajita and Sweet & Smokin’ and they are organic, high in fibre, gluten free and suitable for vegetarians and vegans.

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They are available in 22g bags or 110g bags, and the smaller ones work out at 4.5 Syns each. The Pepper Power ones are already on the SW app, but the other flavours have the same calorie count (90-91 per pack) so they will work out at 4.5 Syns as well.

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You can get the smaller 22g bags from Amazon, or the bigger 100g ones from Ocado (don’t forget to adjust the Syns accordingly if you go for the bigger packs!).

There are also a few other places that are stocking them and you will find those stockists on the Hippeas website.

Bounty, M&M’s & Galaxy Trail Mix – 5 Syns Each

These have been so popular over on our Facebook group this week!

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These Trail mixes are seriously amazing. They all contain a different variety of treats!

In the Bounty one there is coconut, pineapple, raisins and sultanas. In the Galaxy one; golden raisins, cranberries and cashews. In the M&M’s; raisins, cranberries and peanuts.

They are on the Slimming World app at just 5 Syns per pack.

They’re all priced at just 29p per pack and are available in Home bargains now.

SnackSize Hobnobs Flapjacks – 6 Syns Each

McVitie’s have launched a brand new size of it’s Hobnob Flapjacks.

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They come in 3 flavours;

  • Flapjacks with milk chocolate
  • Oaty flapjacks
  • Apple Pie flapjacks

They’re all Individually wrapped – which will be very handy for those on the go moments!

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There is no hydrogenated vegetable oil in any of them, which is partially why the calories are reasonable, the other is size. They’re all just 27g a bar.

There are no artificial colours or flavours and they’re even suitable for vegetarians!

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They’re on offer in some supermarkets at the moment and will cost little more than £1 a pack.

Hobnobs Milk Chocolate Slices – 6 Syns Each

Like the flapjacks above, these are also 6 Syns each!

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There is no hydrogenated vegetable oil in any of them, which is partially why the calories are reasonable, the other is size. They’re all just 27g a bar.

There are no artificial colours or flavours and they’re even suitable for vegetarians!

Digestives Caramel Millionaire Slices – 6 Syns Each

Like the McVitie’s goodies above – these are also just 6 Syns each!

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I’m really looking forward to finding some of these! You can get them from Morrisons at just 67p per pack.

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Fallen off the wagon and need some motivation, or want to help others on their journey?

Our Facebook group is growing by the day. If you haven’t joined yet head over there and take a look. You wouldn’t want to miss out on the fun, would you?

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You might just find the inspiration you need from our awesome members. If you’ve joined already why not invite any friends that may find it helpful?

Disclaimer

I must stress the following…

Syn values given are correct at time of writing but may not always be accurate.

Ideally, you should check with Slimming world for the most up to date Syn values using official resources such as; the Syns calculator, Syns Online on LifelineOnline or by calling the Syns Hotline on (0906) 851 8518.

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