Supermac’s and Papa John’s Menu Smartpoints¬†

Now I think Curry Chips with Cheese is purely an Irish thing but I could be very mistaken & sure where else would you get such a culinary delight but only in our very own home grown Supermacs! Here are all the Smartpoints for some yummy treats if you’re visiting and considering chicken & protein are our new best friends on plan some of the Smartpoints are very reasonable indeed. I like to be armed with the information so if I’m caught off guard or I’m planning a treat at least I can make an informed decision on what the best options are for me. I hope you find it useful too x Continue reading

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Mince Madness! 

 All these prepacks of mince look the same right? Look closer. When you buy prepack it comes in different percentages of fat 5%, 10%, 15% & 20% and which one you choose can make a big difference points wise. This selection for comparison is from Aldi & they all weigh diffently for the whole packets so I have pointed them for you by 100g, by 400g (to get a better comparison with the amount a recipe might call for) & then by the whole packet weight per item. We are all on budgets so buy whichever one you can afford & a quick & easy tip for the higher fat ones make sure you drain any excess liquid out after browning the meat as this at least gets rid of some of the fat from the dish you’re preparing!