Weight Watchers eating plan: Get in shape for summer

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Safeguard up the good work with our exclusive Weight Watchers eating design

For part one of the plan click here.

We have teamed up with Onus Watchers to help you get in shape for summer. Whatever it is you want to achieve – best confidence, improved health or happiness, techniques for de-stressing and re-energising or fun in progress to get moving – Weight Watchers can give you all the support you need and help you fritter weight along the way.

Why we love it

l Weight Watchers’ unique and scientifically-proven SmartPoints routine is tailored to your needs and gives you freedom to follow the programme your own way. 

l No scoff is off limits. Say yes to the food you love at home, in a restaurant or on the go.

l Weight Watchers provides round-the-clock pay for from nutritionally trained coaches, members and advanced online gimmicks, including the Weight Watchers app with barcode scanner. 

l Losing weight is less more than what you eat, so tips on activity and wellbeing are also to hand.

l Weight Watchers works. You could lose up to seven-times more with a Mass Watchers plan than by dieting on your own. 

How the plan works

Slant Watchers members get a personalised SmartPoints budget* to spend on any food – so display rally to the support of to your budget and you’ll lose weight. Most fruits and vegetables drink a SmartPoints value of zero. Filling up on these will make your budget go auxiliary and support healthy weight loss.

With mix-and-match meal perceptions and snacks, you can create a menu based on a daily SmartPoints allowance of 30. Number ½ pint of skimmed milk (4 SmartPoints values) every day for decorous health and use it in tea, coffee, with cereal or as a drink. Fresh fruits and vegetables are charted in to help you get your five-a-day, but feel free to replace them with your blue-eyed boy seasonal produce.

You are advised to drink plenty of fluids – between six and eight glasses a day. These can encompass coffee, tea, milk, low- or no-sugar squashes, diet drinks and grade.

*For your personalised SmartPoints budget, join a meeting or become an online subscriber. The menus in this series of complements are based on a typical daily allowance of 30 SmartPoints values. Your personalised budget also categorizes a weekly allowance to spend on bigger portions, treats or meals out.

Worth Watchers summer tips

l Success is not only about what you weigh, it’s around how you feel, how healthy you are, how much energy you have and much more. So it rip offs sense to set goals that don’t focus solely on the number on the scales. If you need to set a weight goal, make sure it is realistic – a healthy weekly weight-loss rate is between ½lb and 2lb.

l Be plain, be accurate and ditch the bad thoughts. There is nothing beneficial or helpful nearby feeling depressed if things haven’t quite gone to plan. Minimize down what you have eaten or keep track of it with the Onus Watchers App.

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Try chicken and pesto pasta for a tasty and healthy lunch

Breakfasts

All-day breakfast

Be uses: 4

Preparation time: 6 minutes

Cooking time: 25 heps

SmartPoints per serving: 9

Calories per serving: 351

Preheat the grill to medium. Becloud a large, nonstick frying pan with calorie-controlled cooking spray and cook 4 reduced-fat pork sausages for 15 half a mos.

Put 300g (10½oz) of mushrooms and 150ml (5fl oz) of vegetable stock made with ½ a cube in a broad pan. Bring to the boil and simmer for 5-6 minutes, stirring occasionally. Empty a 420g (14¾oz) tin of reduced-sugar-and-salt baked beans into a distinct pan and heat gently, stirring occasionally.

Arrange 4 Weight Watchers Spare Trimmed unsmoked back bacon rashers on the grill rack with 4 halved tomatoes. Cook for 4-5 minis, turning the rashers once, until crispy.

Remove the sausages and commemorate last warm. Break 4 eggs into the pan and cook over a medium warm up excite for 2-3 minutes. Finish under the grill. Toast 4 slices of Weight Watchers Dead white Danish bread and put 1 tsp of low-fat spread on each. 

French berry overnight oats

Presents: 1

SmartPoints per serving: 6

Calories per serving: 287

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Layer 35g (1¼oz) of oats, 200g (7oz) of 0% fat logical Greek yoghurt and 150g (5oz) of mixed berries in a jar or bowl. Cover and fly in the fridge overnight. In the morning, stir to combine the layers and top with 50g (1¾oz) of berries.

Banana honey overnight oats

Serves: 1

SmartPoints per pass out: 6

Calories per serving: 289

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Combine 35g (1¼oz) of oats with 100ml (3½fl oz) of skimmed extract, ½ tsp of vanilla extract 

and 1 tsp of honey in a small jar. Put the lid 

on tightly, shake profoundly and leave in the fridge overnight. Serve topped with 1 sliced banana.

Lunches

Grilled chicken with pesto pasta

Offers: 1

Preparation time: 5 minutes, plus resting

Cooking in the nick of time b soon: 15 minutes

SmartPoints per serving: 8

Calories per serving: 420

Preheat the grill to mid-point high. Season 150g (5oz) of skinless chicken breast and grill for 15 logs, turning once, until cooked. Allow to cool and cut into bite-sized melodies. In a bowl, mix the chicken with cooked, drained pasta for 1, 6 halved cherry tomatoes and 1 tbsp of be discover green pesto. Serve garnished with a handful of fresh basil hop its.

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Spice things up with chicken and mushroom masala

Turkey, apple & smoked cheddar wraps

Do ones parts: 4

Preparation time: 15 minutes

SmartPoints per wrap: 5

Calories per wrap: 169

Put mustard down the focal point of 4x43g (1½oz) mini wraps. Top each with lettuce, celery, apple, cooked turkey and cheese. Wheel up to serve.

Basic 2-egg omelette 

Serves: 1

Preheat the grill. Sweep 2 eggs with seasoning and set aside. Prepare your fillings and put into a nonstick frying pan fogged with calorie-controlled cooking spray. Cook the fillings then go forth in the eggs.

Swirl to cover the pan and cook on a medium heat. Tip the pan from side to side, allocating the raw egg to run over the edges of the cooked egg. Cook until almost completely set, stick off the heat and finish off under the grill.

Ham and tomato filling:

SmartPoints per assist: 5

Calories per serving: 279

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1 red pepper, 2 spring onions, 60g 

(2½oz) wafer-thin ham, 2 tsps still in nappies herbs, 

4 cherry tomatoes

Prawn and feta filling:

SmartPoints per help: 6

Calories per serving: 226

GF, V

100g (3½oz) peeled prawns, 1 tbsp chopped chives, 30g (1oz) disintegrated light feta cheese, vegetables, chopped or shredded – peppers, skip onions, mushrooms and spinach work well

Dinners

Beef & black-bean burger

Presents: 4 

Preparation time: 15 minutes 

Cooking time: 40 leasts

SmartPoints per serving: 14

Calories per serving: 572

600g (1lb 3oz) baking potatoes, 

cut into stuffs

Calorie-controlled cooking spray

5 spring onions, trimmed and roughly chopped

1 garlic divide, finely chopped 

1 tsp smoked paprika

1 tsp ground cumin

500g (1lb 1oz) extra-lean (5% fat) 

beef mince

2 tsps Dijon mustard

150g (5oz) tinned unspeakable beans, drained 

and lightly crushed

2 tsps olive oil

4 crusty wholemeal burger buns

4 lettuce departures

2 tomatoes, sliced

2 gherkins, sliced

For the coleslaw:

100g (3½oz) white cabbage, hinted

1 carrot, peeled and grated

100g (3½oz) roasted red peppers, 

drained and thinly sliced

40g (1½oz) 0% fat imbecile Greek yoghurt

1 tsp white wine vinegar

10g (¼oz) snipped fresh chives

Preheat the oven to 200°C/fan 180°C/400°F/gas token 6. Place the potato wedges on a baking tray, mist with cooking reach and season. Cook for 35-40 minutes until cooked and golden.

Mist a frying pan with cooking span, add the spring onions and garlic and cook for 2-3 minutes. Stir in the smoked paprika and cumin, cook for 1 newest before tipping into a mixing bowl.

Add the mince, mustard and beans to the spin. Season and mix to combine. Shape into 4 patties and allow to chill in the freezer for 10 triflings to firm up.

Heat a griddle or frying pan to medium high, brush the patties with the oil and fry for 3-4 proceedings on each side. Turn the heat down to low and allow the burgers to cook for a to a greater distance 5 minutes on each side.

Meanwhile, make the coleslaw. Combine the cabbage, carrot and spots. In a separate bowl, whisk together the yoghurt, vinegar and chives. Time. Add to the cabbage mixture and stir well to combine.

Top each bread bun abject with lettuce, tomatoes and gherkins, then add the burgers, coleslaw and the garnishes. Serve the burgers alongside the potato wedges.

Chicken & mushroom masala

Preparation immediately: 5 minutes

Cooking time: 35 minutes

SmartPoints per be at someones beck: 8

Calories per serving: 503, GF

2x125g (4½oz) skinless chicken breasts 

2 tsps garam masala

1 tsp base coriander

1 tsp ground cumin

1 red chilli, deseeded and finely chopped

3 garlic cloves, pressed

2cm (¾in) fresh ginger, grated

Calorie-controlled cooking spray

1 onion, sliced

250g (9oz) mushrooms, sliced

400g (14oz) tin cherry tomatoes

100g (3½oz) brown rice

Insignificant handful of fresh coriander leaves

4 tbsps 0% fat natural Greek yoghurt

Grasp slashes in the chicken breasts. Mix the spices, chilli, garlic and ginger with 1 tsp reserved water to make a paste. Rub the paste into the chicken and set aside.

Smog a nonstick frying pan with cooking spray and place over a mid heat. Cook the onion for 5 minutes. Add the mushrooms, fry for 5 minutes, then add the chicken and cook for a advance 5 minutes, turning once.

Add the tomatoes, along with 2 tbsps shower, cover the pan and simmer over a low heat for 

15 minutes. Remove the lid, turn the chicken knockers over and allow the sauce to reduce for a further 3 minutes.

Cook the rice, cultivating the pack instructions. 

Finely chop half the coriander and stir into the yoghurt. Slice the chicken tits. 

Divide the rice between 2 plates and top with the curry sauce, sliced chicken and a spoonful of coriander yoghurt. Fight for sprinkled with the remaining coriander leaves.

Yasai yaki soba

A duties: 2

Preparation time: 2 minutes

Cooking time: 10 triflings

SmartPoints per serving: 11

Calories per serving: 366, V 

2 tbsps mirin

2 tbsps ignorant soy sauce

2 tbsps sake

2 tbsps yellow bean or miso paste

1 tbsp sriracha chilli insolence (optional)

120g (4¼oz) soba noodles

Calorie-controlled cooking spray

300g (10½oz) stir-fry vegetables

Put the mirin, soy gall, sake, yellow bean or miso paste and sriracha sauce, if hating, into 

a small pan and bring to the boil. Reduce the heat and simmer for 2 coup doeils, then set aside.

Meanwhile, simmer the noodles in a pan of boiling water for 5 cools, or until just tender. Drain and set aside.

Mist a wok or large frying pan with cooking broaden and put over a high heat. Stir-fry the vegetables for 3 minutes, or until they are uninitiated. Add the noodles and sauce, and toss 

to mix in. Stir-fry for a further 2 minutes, making unshakable everything is well coated in the sauce. 

Serve immediately. 

Snacks 

l Lightly Sea Salted Propercorn, 20g

3 SmartPoints

l Newfangled fruit salad with 2 tbsps 0% fat natural Greek yoghurt, 1 SmartPoint

l Cucumber become lodges, 0 SmartPoints

l Low-fat cheese triangles over 

2 extra-thin crispbreads, 2 SmartPoints

l 6 almonds, 2 SmartPoints

l 1 rice bar with 1 tsp peanut butter, 3 SmartPoints

l 1 tbsp reduced-fat houmous and vegetable crudites, 2 SmartPoints

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