Top 30 Slimming World Friendly & Low Calorie Recipes

Explore our extensive collection of recipes, ranging from satisfying Fakeaways to timeless family friendly classics. If you’ve ever pondered which ones stand out as the crowd favourites or you’re stuck for ideas, look no further. We’ve updated the ultimate list of our Top 30 Slimming World Friendly and Low-Calorie recipes, ensuring you’ll always find the perfect inspiration for your culinary journey!

After reviewing statistics, monitoring our Facebook group, and paying attention to your feedback, we’ve curated a list of our most beloved and widely appreciated recipes. Whether you’re adhering to Slimming World, Weight Watchers, or any other calorie-controlled plan, these recipes are specifically tailored to meet your needs.

1. Best Ever 1 Syn Yorkshire Puddings

Prepare to elevate your Slimming World Sunday lunch with our mouthwatering “1 Syn Yorkshire Puddings.” These golden, fluffy delights are the perfect complement to your roast dinners, adding a touch of indulgence while keeping you firmly on track with your weight loss goals.

2. Best Ever Low Syn Naan Bread

This Low Syn Naan Bread recipe is a brilliant healthy alternative to store bought naan bread. Also quick, easy and cheap to make. They are suitable for freezing and the perfect side dish for a delicious curry. 

3. Cloud Bread

Light and fluffy fake bread which is Syn free, low in calories and totally delicious!! The perfect alternative to bread when you have no Hex-B allowance left. 

4. Cheesy Chicken Pasta Bake

Delicious, filling and full of flavour this Cheesy Chicken pasta bake will feed the whole family. Warm, winter comfort food at its best!

5. Minced Beef Pasta Bake

This mince pasta bake is an indulgent, winter warming, pure comfort dish. Throw away the salads, it’s cold and we need stodge in our lives! It’s super easy to make and the perfect batch cook recipe as it freezes really well.

6. Homemade Beef Burger

Who doesn’t love a big, tender, juicy beef burger? This recipe will blow your mind. It is delicious, tasty and so full of flavour. Serve in a wholemeal bun (for healthy extra B) or blow the Syns and choose a yummy white bun! Your choice of toppings can be Syn Free too… bacon, cheese (healthy extra a), lettuce, tomato, onion… the list is endless! 

7. Chicken and Broccoli Pasta Bake

This Chicken and Broccoli Pasta Bake is the ideal meal when you’re short on time but want to enjoy a warm and comforting meal. Packed with flavour and a great way to get some veggies into those kiddos too!

8. Rich BBQ Sauce

This beautiful rich homemade BBQ sauce can be ready in just 15 minutes. With very minimal effort you’ll have the best Homemade Barbecue Sauce that is sweet and tangy and made from scratch! Whats more it is totally Syn Free when following the Slimming World plan.

9. Best Ever Healthy Microwave Chocolate Mug Cake

This microwave Chocolate Mug Cake will become your new obsession; it’s the easiest and fastest way to make dessert for one or two, and you wont believe how delicious it is!  It is the perfect sweet tooth, late night kinda cake for only 2.5 Syns when following the Slimming World plan. 

10. Scotch Egg

The Scotch Egg, a perfect British snack, on a picnic or even for breakfast! Make with the kids or surprise them by popping it in their lunch box! 

11. Chicken with Creamy Mushroom Sauce

This tasty Slimming World friendly Creamy Mushroom Sauce is great served with just about anything – steaks, meatballs, chicken, pork, vegetables, pasta and potatoes. It is quite easy to prepare and completely delicious.

12. Rustic Mac and Cheese

This creamy, cheesy, Syn free rustic Mac and Cheese will outshine any Mac and Cheese you have tried before. With added bacon pieces it adds to the flavour and it is very simple to create. 

13. Chicken Paella

Our Syn Free Chicken Paella recipe is a delightful twist on a classic dish, tailored to fit seamlessly into your slimming journey. Packed with succulent chicken, an array of colourful vegetables, and an aromatic blend of spices, this dish not only tantalises your taste buds but also keeps you on track with your Syn count

14. Chicken and Bacon Pasta

If you thought you had to give up the creamy, savory goodness of pasta while on a Slimming World journey, think again! Our Chicken and Bacon Pasta recipe is here to prove that healthy eating doesn’t mean sacrificing flavour. With tender chunks of chicken, smoky lean bacon, and a velvety, low-fat sauce, this dish will satisfy your comfort food cravings without a hint of guilt.

15. Chicken Fajitas

We’ve taken the beloved Tex-Mex classic and made it Slimming World-friendly without compromising on taste. Tender strips of chicken, colourful bell peppers, and zesty seasonings come together to create a sensational dish that’s low in Syns but high in satisfaction.

16. Chicken Jambalaya

This colourful, delicious and easy Chicken Jambalaya recipe is thrown together in literally one pot. It’s great to serve at parties and it reheats so well. I am always looking batch cook recipes which are suitable for freezing and this one is perfect for it. It’s a bold and zesty dish packed with jambalaya flavours! You wait until you try it!!

17. Chinese Orange Chicken

This delicious version of the popular Chinese Orange Chicken packs in all of the amazing sweet and savoury orange flavour of the restaurant style version, but with only a fraction of the calories and fat.  Making this Slimming friendly meant it had to be naturally sweetened with honey making this an acceptable healthy evening meal when following the a controlled weight loss plan.

18. Slow Cooker Chicken Bhuna

This Slow Cooked Chicken Bhuna is so easy to make it’s probably one of the lowest effort recipes on this blog. Everything is made in one pot so there is minimal mess and even the prep only takes around 15 minutes. This curry is absolutely perfect for serving on a ‘fakeaway’ night with friends and family! Honestly they won’t even know it’s Slimming World friendly.

19. 1 Syn Pancakes

Look no further because a steaming stack of perfectly soft, best fluffy Syn free pancakes are right here! weekends will never be the same again. The Best Fluffy Pancakes recipe you will fall in love with. They are perfect for anyone who is following the Slimming World plan, Weight Watchers or a calorie deficit. 

20. Spicy Chicken Stir Fry

This healthy Spicy Chicken Stir Fry is even better than your typical local takeaway version and will be loved by the whole family. Made with diced chicken, speedy vegetables such as broccoli, peppers and mushroom and coated in a delicious savoury, spicy sauce it’s definitely a Slimming friendly mid-week winner. 

21. Five Bean Chilli

A hearty Slimming World friendly five bean chilli is the perfect store cupboard dinner. Healthy, rich and full of flavour, it’s perfect for colder days. Serve on its own, heaped onto a baked potato, or with rice. This delicious Syn Free recipe is easy to make and comes together quickly as it uses tinned beans.

22. Curried Parsnip Soup

This classic curried parsnip soup recipe is rich and full of flavour, thanks to the kick of spices and sweet vegetables. It is also very as easy to prepare. This traditional winter warmer is perfect for batch cooking, and amazing for anyone following the Slimming World plan.

23. Chicken Tikka Masala

With tender chicken marinated in yogurt and spices, smothered in a luscious tomato-based sauce, and served with fragrant rice, this dish is both delicious and waistline-friendly. Experience the magic of Indian cuisine in a slimming way with this flavourful and guilt-free Chicken Tikka Masala recipe.

24. Onion Bhaji

Bhajis are so much easier to create than you would expect and once you have mastered making them from scratch you will never buy from a supermarket ever again. With simple ingredients, these bhajis are guilt-free and vegetarian-friendly. You don’t need to buy any fancy ingredients, it is fairly likely that you will have most of the ingredients in your cupboard already.

25. Cheese and Broccoli Soup

Rich, indulgent and creamy cheese and broccoli soup. This is so quick and easy to make with very minimal effort but makes a gorgeous filling meal at only 218 calories. 

26. Chicken Madras

This Quick and Easy Slimming friendly Chicken Madras is a deeply flavoured Indian curry that is on the table in less than 35 minutes. If you’re a curry fan and like it spicy, this dish is perfect for you. 

27. Slow Cooker Butter Chicken

It’s time to add a little flavour to your weeknight dinner routine, Slow Cooker Butter Chicken style! The delicious, creamy sauce is richly spiced (but not spicy), the chicken is plump and juicy, and it’s the perfect family meal. This recipe is great for anyone following Slimming World, Weight Watchers or a calorie controlled diet.

28. Best Ever Cheese Scones

These Cheese Scones are delicious and crunchy on the outside but incredibly soft and fluffy on the inside. They are so cheesy and make the perfect lunch time treat. Enjoy them fresh from the oven or save them for later. 

29. Pepperoni Pizza Pasta Bake

Everything you love about a deluxe pizza without all of the calories. With flavours like pepperoni, beef, onion and plenty of cheese in a kiddo-friendly Slimming World friendly compatible pasta recipe, ready in 55 minutes. What’s not to love?! 

30. Quick and Easy Simple Chicken Curry

Indulging in a delicious and satisfying chicken curry while staying within your dietary goals is not only possible but also incredibly delicious! In this post, we’re about to embark on a culinary journey that will tantalise your taste buds without adding any syns to your daily count. That’s right, we’re diving into the world of syn-free chicken curry. 


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