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Low Calorie Food Swaps for a Picnic

Stuck for a low calorie food for picnics? Take a look at our clever swap and save list of low fat food choices.

Low Calorie Food for a Picnic

By WLR's Food Information Executive, Laurence Beeken

When you are at a picnic it’s easy to forget all about your diet and tuck into whatever is available.

But stop! Use our quick and handy guide to low calorie picnic food swaps and make a better choice.

Low calorie picnic food swaps
Swap this… For this… Save Cals Save Fat
1 dtsp Blue cheese salad dressing 1 tbsp Caesar salad dressing, 95% fat free 29.1 4.0
1 Magnum ice cream (Chocolate Desire) 1 Skinny Cow ice cream stick (Cookies 'n' Cream) 285 23
1 small slice Black forest gateau 1 slice Sponge flan with fruit 118 11.7
1 Beef burger, 100% beef (no roll) 1 Tuna Burger (no roll) 106 12.7
1 scoop Ice cream dairy flavoured 2 scoop Sorbet exotic fruit 17.4 3.3
1 tbsp Honey & mustard dressing 1 tbsp Honey & mustard low fat dressing 53.3 6.3
1 tbsp Double cream 1 tbsp Greek style natural yoghurt 74.6 9.2
1 Yoghurt drink, orange banana & passion fruit 1 Milk shake, banana flavour 85 0
8
2 tbsp
Strawberries and
single cream
8
2 tbsp
Strawberries and
low fat vanilla ice cream
19 3.7
½ pint Carlsberg export lager ½ pint Holsten Pils lager 11.3 0
1 small Beef steak, fillet, grilled 1

Chicken breast, fillet, grilled

71.3 7.4
1 serving Salad potato with mayonnaise 1 serving Salad potato with reduced calorie dressing 142 16.7
1 Roast chicken & salad sandwich 1 Roast chicken & salad wrap 15 1.8
2 tbsp Houmous 2 tbsp Houmous 30% less fat 182.3 17.1
1 Plain breadstick 1 Celery stick 38.4 0.9
1 tbsp French dressing 1 tbsp French dressing less than 3% fat 93.4 10.5
1 serving Prawn cocktail 1 serving Prawn cocktail reduced fat 265 30.9
1 slice Quiche Lorraine 1 slice Quiche Lorraine, half fat 202 19.2
2 tbsp Cheese & chive dip 2 tbsp Cheese & chive dip, 50% less fat 128.2 15.5
1 tbsp Salad cream 1 tbsp Salad cream, reduced calorie 30.8 3
1 serving Breaded garlic mushrooms 1 serving Garlic mushrooms 38.7 0.2
1 Sausage roll, puff pastry 1 Sausage roll, 30% less fat 75 8.9
Small serving Chips fried 1 small Jacket potato 165.6 12.3
1 Premium pork sausage 1 Pork sausage, reduced fat 88.3 10.5

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