If you are stuck for easy and quick lunch ideas when working from home on the slimming world plan, or maybe you want to vary your lunches, we've got you covered with our list of the best SW lunch ideas below.
These lunch ideas make the most of your free foods and healthy extras on the plan so that you have more room for your syns and snacking.
Slimming World Free Food Lunches
Let's get started with some slimming world lunch ideas which consist of free foods only, keeping your healthy extras and syns free.
Homemade salad - Use chicken, lettuce, tomatoes, cucumber and other salad vegetables to make a big healthy salad!
Jacket potato with syn-free toppings like baked beans (recipe ideas here).
Omelette with veggies of choice and cook in low cal cooking spray.
Scrambled eggs on toast.
A bowl of pasta salad or chicken pasta, be careful with dressings.
Slimming World Lunches Using Healthy Extras
One way to make your lunches more interesting is by combining them with your healthy extra B & A.
Sandwich with wholemeal bread and free food ingredients.
Tortilla pizza wrap, make sure to use a tortilla which counts as your healthy extra B then fill it with veggies and cheese, roll it up and enjoy!
Scotch egg, can be made with wholemeal breadcrumbs and SW owns pork sausages.
Two poached eggs on wholemeal bread with baked beans.
Slimming World Low Syn Lunches
If you've got a little syns to spend at lunch, why not make your own and pack it for work?
Coronation chicken on jacket potato or salad.
Cheese and onion roll with wholemeal bread, use cheese as a healthy extra A.
Bacon rashers in pitta bread with cheese and tomatoes (use lean bacon).
Tuna and sweetcorn pasta made with light mayonnaise.
Baked beans on a frozen baked potato, these potatoes have around one syn.
Club sandwich, use lean bacon and light mayo.
Mixed bean chilli with a wholemeal bread roll or on a jacket potato.
Tips For Eating Lunch Out/At Work On SW
If you tend to have your lunch break at work or maybe you eat out with your colleagues, follow these tips below to help you stay on track and enjoy a slimming world-friendly lunch.
Plan and prepare your lunches in advance so you can avoid grabbing unhealthy meals and have plenty of choices to take into the office.
Make extra of your evening meal and take it to work the next day so you can save time and avoid having to cook twice, many hot meals taste even better eaten cold!
Keep tracking any snacks you have during the day to stay within your syn allowance and on track with your weight loss.
Batch cook your lunches to take to work, this could mean making one huge pasta salad and then bringing it for a few days a week to save time and cooking.
Always try to have speed food, if your eating out try to choose a salad with your meal or a fruit salad to have on the side with your food for a more satisfying lunch.
Overall, there are lots of different slimming world lunch ideas to use on the plan, we suggest making use of your healthy extras and free foods to keep your syns free for more naughty snacks.
To save time and plan, try to make an evening meal in advance and make it in bulk so you can simply take your lunch to work without the stress of cooking or grabbing something unhealthy because you get too hungry, we've got some great slimming world dinner recipes to check out here.
Jennifer is a certified nutritionist and weight loss coach with a Master's in Nutrition from Cambridge. With over 10 years experience, she shares healthy recipes and science-backed slimming tips on SheCooksSheEats to help people reach their wellness goals. Jennifer stays up-to-date by regularly attending conferences and continuing her nutrition education. She aims to provide research-backed advice to inspire balanced, happy living.