Slimming World Free Foods at Aldi: A Complete List
If you've recently just joined the slimming world, you might be slightly overwhelmed at the thought of trying to calculate the syns in your weekly shopping list, figuring out which foods are low syn and syn-free can be a big job.
Luckily, Aldi has a huge range of low-syn goods on offer to stock up on for low-syn snacking and making affordable slimming world meals, we've done the hard work and made the ultimate Aldi slimming world shopping list.
How Many Syns Do I Get Per Day On Slimming World?
Before we get into our huge list of the ultimate Aldi slimming world foods and Aldi SW meal plan, let's begin with the basics so that you can make sure you're staying on track with your syns.
On the slimming world plan, most average users are given a daily syn allowance of 15 syns per day, this is the allowance of non-free foods such as your naughty treats like chocolate, once you go over this syn allowance for the day you are at risk of gaining weight on the plan.
That being said, sometimes the 15 syn daily allowance can change according to your starting weight, for example, men around 20 stone might be given a 20 syn daily allowance, which will slowly decrease as they lose weight.
What Are Free Foods On Slimming World?
Now we know how many syns you can afford to spend on the slimming world plan while losing weight, let's discuss what Slimming World Free Foods mean on the plan and how you can use them to your advantage.
Free foods on the slimming world plan refer to anything that you don't have to syn on the plan, some examples are vegetables and lean meats, and meats with fat or veggies stored in oil however have syns.
To figure out which foods are syn-free and contain syns on the plan you can simply type the food in the slimming world app or calculate syns in foods yourself by following the 20 calories to one syn rules or using a syn calculator, it should be noted that this isn't the most accurate method, however.
Is Slimming World Expensive?
Many people shy away from diet plans like the slimming world due to them being expensive, however slimming world is budget-friendly, especially if you do your shopping lists at places like Aldi.
The subscription to SW is around £6 a month, the most costly ingredients you will need to factor in on the plan are low-fat/fat-free yoghurts and snacks.
Our Ultimate Aldi Slimming World Shopping List
If you're getting overwhelmed at the thought of having to track all your syns when doing your weekly shop at Aldi, we've done the hard work for you and listed the syn values of different Aldi foods below as well as free foods to help you stay on track.
Below we've listed all the free foods you can buy from Aldi, these are foods which you do not have syn and you can eat as much of them as you want on the plan.
Aldi Ashfields British Fillet Steak.
Aldi Ashfield Farm Lean Pork Fillet.
Aldi Ashfield Farm Beef Steak,
Aldi Nature's Glen Beef Frying Steak.
Aldi Brannans Peppered Irish Roast Beef.
Aldi The Deli Italian Inspired Genoa Ham.
Aldi The Deli German Roast Pork Loin.
Aldi Specially Selected Salt Beef.
Aldi Ashfield Farm Breaded Ham Slices.
Aldi Ocean Rise Tuna Chunks in Brine 100g.
Aldi Ocean Rise Sardines in Tomato Sauce 100g.
Aldi The Fishmonger Salmon Flakes Black Pepper.
Aldi The Fishmonger Seafood Sticks.
Aldi The Fishmonger Pink Salmon.
Aldi The Fishmonger Smoked Basa Fillets.
Aldi The Fishmonger Smoked Scottish Kippers.
Aldi the fishmonger Marinated King Prawns Garlic & Parsley.
Aldi The Fishmonger Hot Smoked Kiln Roasted Salmon Fillets Ginger and Lime.
Aldi The Fishmonger Fish Pie Mix.
Aldi The Fishmonger Smoked Mackerel Fillets.
Aldi The Fishmonger Premium Salmon.
Ashﬁeld Farm Chicken Tikka Breast.
Brannan‘S Chicken Tikka Breast Slices.
Brannan‘S Deli Style Chicken Slices.
Aldi Applebys Chicken Chargrill Slices.
Alpenmark Classic Roast Pork Loin Slices.
Applebys Roast Sliced Chicken.
Applebys Jamaican Jerk British Chicken Breast Slices.
Applebys Chicken Breast Slices.
Applebys Roast Sliced Turkey.
Applebys Sweet & Smoky Chicken Chunks.
Applebys British Chicken Breast Slices, Lemon & Herb.
Oakhurst Cooked Sliced Chicken Breast Pieces.
Oakhurst Frozen Chicken Breast Fillets.
Aldi Turkey Mince.
Aldi Oakhurst Cooked Sliced Chicken Breast Pieces.
Aldi Ashfield Farm Cajun Chicken Sizzlers.
Aldi Turkey Breast Steaks.
Aldi The Chefs Store BBQ Pulled Chicken.
Yogurt & Dairy
Brooklea Fat-Free Greek Style Yoghurt
Cheese Emporium Natural Cottage Cheese.
The Low Fat Cheese Emporium Cottage Cheese With Onion & Chive.
Lake District Quark.
Aldi Everyday Essentials Double Concentrate Squash, No Added Sugar, all varieties.
Aldi Everyday Essentials Diet Lemonade.
Aldi Sun Quench Double Strength Squash.
Aldi Sun Quench Fruit & Barley Squash.
Frozen Four Seasons Black Forest Fruits.
Four Seasons Frozen Pineapple Chunks.
Four Seasons 100% Natural Fruit, Raspberries, Frozen.
Four Seasons Summer Fruits, Frozen.
Aldi Canned Sweet Harvest Small New Potatoes
Aldi Sliced Fiesta Green Jalapenos.
Aldi Four Seasons Garden Peas.
Let's Cook Oriental Crunchy Vegetable Stir Fry.
Aldi Sweet Harvest Red Kidney Beans
Four Seasons Farm Fresh Single Steam Vegetable Bags.
Sweet Harvest In Water Butter Beans.
Rice & Alternatives
Aldi Everyday Long Grain Rice.
Aldi Everyday Essentials Golden Vegetable Savoury Rice.
Aldi Organic Nature Intended Soy Bean Spaghetti.
Aldi Four Seasons Cauliflower Rice.
Now we've covered all the free foods to stock up on from Aldi, let's move on to low-syn foods which can be used as additional meal ingredients or as snacks.
Aldi Macaulay's Skinny Beef Steak Lorne Sausage - 1 syn for one slice.
Aldi Ashfield Farm Beef Meatballs, 5% Fat - 0.5 syns for three.
Applebys Minted Lamb Shoulder - 2 syns per pack.
Aldi Ashfield Farm Pork Meatballs, 5% Fat - 0.5 syns for three.
Aldi Ashfield Farm Beef Quarter Pounders, 5% Fat - 1 syn each.
Aldi Ashfield Farm Hawaiian Style Gammon Steaks with Cheese and Pineapple - 2.5 syns for half.
Aldi Nature's Glen Qaurter Pounder Burgers, 5% Fat - 1 syn each.
Lunch - Cream cheese salad (using light cheese as a healthy extra A).
Dinner - Steaks with veg and mashed potato.
Breakfast - Fruit and yoghurt with granola as healthy extra B.
Lunch - A tuna sandwich.
Dinner - Beef meatballs Aldi & tomato sauce with rice and veg.
Breakfast - Scrambled egg on two slices of wholemeal toast.
Lunch - Tuna salad.
Dinner - Turkey pasta, you can use cheese as your healthy extra
Can I Go Over My Syns On Slimming World?
If you go over your syns by a few on a hungry day, you might be wondering if this can lead to weight gain in the slimming world?
Going over your syns on the slimming world occasionally will not likely lead to weight gain on the slimming world plan, we would not make a habit of it however otherwise it can lead to weight gain or stalled weight loss in the long run.
Overall, Aldi has a huge range of slimming world friendly foods on offer to make great SW recipes out of, from free foods to low-syn snacks for under 6 syns, just make sure to keep track of what you are consuming.
Always remember to use free foods such as speed veg to help bulk up your meals and stick to low-syn foods such as wafer biscuits and healthy extra B/healthy extra A foods to free up your syns for other treats.
Jennifer is a certified nutritionist and weight loss coach with a Master's in Nutrition from Cambridge. With over 10 years experience, she shares healthy recipes and science-backed slimming tips on SheCooksSheEats to help people reach their wellness goals. Jennifer stays up-to-date by regularly attending conferences and continuing her nutrition education. She aims to provide research-backed advice to inspire balanced, happy living.