Making a healthy start to the New Year doesn’t mean compromising on delicious food and drinks, and now high-street favourite Slug and Lettuce is making it even easier to keep on track with their food pairing menu.


If you’re looking for a hearty meal, the Butternut Squash Lasagne offers a guilt-free twist on a classic dish, with rich flavours of spinach, goat’s cheese, roasted tomato. Perfect for Gin and Tonic lovers, the Gordon’s Ultra Low Alcohol is only 68 calories, meaning you can still enjoy a tipple with friends without counting the calories.


What’s a better pairing than steak and wine? The 10oz Rump Steak and Superfood Salad offers a match made in steak lovers heaven. Grilled to your liking and only 600 calories, experience the taste of your favourite dishes without the guilt. Enjoy with a glass of Merlot Santa Rita 120, with fruity ripe plum flavours – who said that dieting was hard?


Perfect for a night out with friends, the Vegan Nachos mean that no one needs to miss out. Topped with quinoa, black bean and butternut squash chilli with jalapenos, guacamole, salsa and vegan mayo, dig in and satisfy your cravings without the calories. There’s no need to cut the cocktails either, try with the Tipsy Tapas, including the Woo Woo, Mojito, Strawberry Bellini and French Martini.


Treat yourself to a cheat day when the weekend rolls around with a delicious Southern Fried Chicken Burger. Topped with cheese, bacon and BBQ sauce, it’s no wonder it’s our third best selling dish. Paired with a Pint of Amstel, there’s no better pairing for the ultimate cheat day.


Sarah Berry, Slug and Lettuce Brand Manager says: “A new diet shouldn’t have to mean a variety of boring soups and salads. With our food and drink pairing options, you can keep an eye on those calories whilst enjoying great dishes.”