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TRISTAR

Silver Member
S: 21st12lb C: 12st8lb G: 9st5lb BMI: 30.2 Loss: 9st4lb(42.48%)
#2
welcome along Janey. I'm just doing WW at home with the books. Good luck!
 

Janey

Intuitive Eater
#4
Thanks so much! :)

I'm going out to dinner tomorrow night to Prezzo with friends which was organised several weeks ago before deciding to join WW. I cannot find online any points values for Prezzo and haven't a clue what to have tomorrow night. My first stumbling block 24 hours in. Any suggestions?

Thanks! Janey
 
S: 11st11lb C: 9st8lb G: 9st1lb BMI: 23 Loss: 2st3lb(18.79%)
#5
hello and welcome!

erm ive never heard of prezzo sorry :( so not much help there but i would say order something healthy if possible and hopefully it will be in your points x
 

Janey

Intuitive Eater
#6
Prezzo is an Italian chain in most cities, a bit like Pizza Express. Sadly Pizza Express is on the WW website but not Prezzo. If, say, I ordered a bowl of spaghetti with tomato sauce ... what would that roughly be?

So sorry, I'm new to this and it is complicated!!

Janey
 

fitz

Lovin it !!! :)
#7
Pasta is alot of points for not alot of pasta

maybe be better with ceasar salad or something like that maybe ?

or a chicken type dish - tomato sauce is always the best option though
 

Janey

Intuitive Eater
#8
Hi thanks for replying. I'm vegetarian so a bit limited. I tried to find out olives on the website but it says "per portion". I have no idea what a portion of olives is! I am sure the book must be better than the website. I wish they would say "one olive =". I know I'll get the hang of it - a shame I am going out for a meal the day after I join - it's going to take me a while to get my head around this!!

Janey
 
S: 19st2lb C: 19st2lb G: 13st0lb BMI: 42 Loss: 0st0lb(0%)
#9
well zizzis pasta pomodoro is 8 points i believe, and frankie and bennies do penne arrabiatta which is 8, and bella italia's pomodoro is 7.. so if you're going for something like arrabiatta or pomodoro, i would easy say 8 is a safe guess - theyre decent portion sizes for the points too :)

enjoy your night anyway.. and if you're drinking, smirnoff vodka / malibu work out that you can have 2 single measures for 1.5 points so if you have with diet coke, you're sorted - 2 of those and your pasta and if you drink a lot then worth asking for water at your table then you can fill yourself up faster without the points :) x
 

Janey

Intuitive Eater
#10
Oh that's so helpful thank you! I don't drink alcohol at all, only sparkling water when I go out, so that with say a penne arrabiata and a plain green salad I'll count as 8. Oh goodie, that sounds like a plan to me!! :D:D:D

I really appreciate your help.

Janey
 
S: 19st2lb C: 19st2lb G: 13st0lb BMI: 42 Loss: 0st0lb(0%)
#11
no problem :) if you want any eating out help, theres an unofficial guide here which has a few more values than the actual WW one:

ukladyluck1 x :)
 
S: 14st13lb C: 14st7lb BMI: 30 Loss: 0st6lb(2.87%)
#14
helo and welcome, enjoy the pasta

Ps the olives i think are 10 for 1 point,but i'm sure someone will correct me if i'm wrong
 
S: 19st2lb C: 19st2lb G: 13st0lb BMI: 42 Loss: 0st0lb(0%)
#15
i know thats true for black in brine, but not sure if its the same for ones in restaurants Jane? x
 

Smirky

Gold Member
S: 17st7lb C: 17st7lb G: 12st7lb BMI: 39.5 Loss: 0st0lb(0%)
#18
Welcome!! Hope your alright and enjoying day two!! :) It is a great site and everyone is always happy to help if you have an questions or problems, good luck :)
 


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