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EmilyK83 Thu 28-Apr-16 22:48:13

Evening all,

So...I'm normally an Asda/Aldi/Lidl girl, but have a Waitrose gift card burning a hole in my pocket, and we're planning on shopping there this weekend as a bit of a treat! Does anyone in here shop at Waitrose - and if so, is there anything amazing that's syn-free/low syn that I should be looking out for, please? smile

emwithme Fri 29-Apr-16 00:05:20

The easy cook range chicken breasts (cajun/lemon&pepper/garlic) are 1 syn each and 3 for £10 had one for dinner tonight

PurpleAlerts Fri 29-Apr-16 00:18:18

No sure about syns but there are some really nice ready meals. I am on 5:2 and on my fast days really enjoy the Beef in red wine sauce with crushed root veg. 233 calories!

EmilyK83 Fri 29-Apr-16 09:29:54

Thanks ladies - will keep an eye out!

Also noticed they do an own-brand chocolate frozen yoghurt that's 3 syns per 100ml...definitely going to get some of that if it's in stock! grin

calzone Fri 29-Apr-16 22:22:02

I bought some chocolate frozen yogurt yesterday. Yummy!!!

EmilyK83 Sat 30-Apr-16 07:47:06

The Waitrose one, Calzone? I've bought the Asda one before and love it - keen to try this one though as it's lower in syns and therefore I can have more of it grin

calzone Sat 30-Apr-16 08:19:07

Yes,,,,,, Waitrose.

EmilyK83 Sat 30-Apr-16 08:41:59

Really hoping they have it in stock in my local Waitrose today!!

maygirl Sat 30-Apr-16 12:41:47

The flat iron steak, reasonably priced and no fat to cut off and chuck away! Delicious!

yomellamoHelly Sat 30-Apr-16 12:51:38

Home-brand chocolate. Bread. Lots of the ready / easy-cook meals.

EmilyK83 Sat 30-Apr-16 16:08:53

Thanks ladies!

Definitely going to have to go back. I spent a fortune in there earlier! I've stocked up on their bags of mini choc chip cookies, which are amazing for 1 syn each!

Geepee71 Sat 30-Apr-16 16:45:36

Ooh hate mini choc chip cookies sound yum, I'll look out for those next time I'm in there

Geepee71 Sat 30-Apr-16 16:45:54

The not hate?

SauvignonBlanche Sat 30-Apr-16 16:57:51

That sounds great PurpleAlert, I'll have to try that.

EmilyK83 Sun 01-May-16 17:27:35

The mini choc chip cookies are amazing GeePee - definitely curb biscuit cravings and so low syn that you can have a few and not feel guilty! They're around the size of a £2 coin (but thicker) and taste amazing!

Geepee71 Sun 01-May-16 18:29:19

Thanks EmilyK, I'll look out for them.

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