Are Colemans Sachets High In Syns - How Many Syns In Each Sachet?
If you are after an easy and quick dinner, you might be tempted to throw a few Colman's sachets in for a simple sauce, but are these sachets high in syns on the slimming world plan?
Colman's sachets have varying syns according to the type of recipe mix that you choose, but most have a general syn range between 5-7.5 syns, making them fairly low in syns for a quick dinner.
Down below in our guide we have discussed whether or not you should eat Colman's sachets on slimming world, their syn values as well as how they compare to other packet sauces in terms of syns.
Should I Have Colman's Sachets On Slimming Word?
Many people assume that packet sauces like Colman's are off-limits on the slimming world plan, but this is not true, as long as the sauces fit within your SW syn allowance you are free to eat them without the risk of weight gain.
It should be noted that the syn values of Colman's sachets are based on the calories of the powder as they are, when they are made up according to the packet, your meal can have more syns depending on the ingredients.
For example, Colman's spaghetti bolognese sachets have 5.5 syns per 100g of their sauce, but when made up as prepared they can have 16.5 syns a serving.
Syn Values Of Colmans Sachets
Colman's sachets have varying syns according to the type of recipe they are prepared to make, we've listed their range and syn values down below.
Colman's Chilli Con Carne Recipe Mix 50G - 5.5 syns.
Schwartz Fish Lemon & Parsley Sauce 300G - 2.5 syns.
Bisto Curry Sauce Mix 185G - 2.5 syns.
Schwartz Fish Pie Wet Sauce For Fish 300G - 12 syns as prepared.
Bisto Pepper Sauce Mix 185G - 2 syns.
Schwartz Chilli Lime Coriander Wet Sauce For Fish 300G - 2.5 syns.
Schwartz Fish French White Wine& Tarrogan Sauce 300G - 2.5 syns.
Bisto Parsley Sauce Mix 185G - 2 syns.
Overall, Colman's sachets are fairly low in syns, costing you between 3-6 syns typically depending on the type that you choose.
You should keep in mind, however, that this does not take into account other ingredients that the sauce might require which can make syns higher. If you want to save on syns we would suggest creating your spice mixes or checking out some other lower syn alternatives above.
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.