Our Slimming World Guide To Low Syn Sweets & Chocolates
We all need a sweet treat now and then, whether your pick is chocolate or sweets, however, finding options that are low syn on the slimming world plan can be a task.
You want to avoid wasting all your syns on a chocolate bar and leaving nothing spare for the day, so to help you out, we have put together the ultimate low syn sweet and chocolate list down below with all the options you need.
How Many Syns Can I Use On Chocolate & Sweets?
One of the best parts about slimming world is that you can use your syns however you feel fit, so if you did want to use up all your syns on half of that chocolate Easter egg then you may go ahead without judgement!
On average, every slimming world user has 15 syns each, as long as you avoid going over this allowance, sweets and chocolates in moderation will not affect your weight loss progress on the plan, this also stops you from feeling deprived.
Our Low Syn Chocolate List
From milk chocolate to dark chocolate, if you've got a sweet tooth this low syn snacks list dedicated to chocolate is for you.
Maltesers are a favourite brand of milk chocolate for many of us, coming in button forms, bunny forms and as a standard milk chocolate bar with varying syns.
For your original average bag of Maltesers, you are looking at around 9 syns for 37g, however, you can also find syn snacks for as low as 3 syns from this milk chocolate.
Who said you can't enjoy milk chocolate buttons on the slimming world plan? On average a bag of milk, chocolate buttons will set you back about 5-6 syns, making them a pretty low syn milk chocolate type.
For white chocolate buttons, we're talking about 4-5 syns a bag which is also low syns, if you choose giant milk chocolate buttons the syns can move up to around 7 syns a serving.
Tesco Free From White Chocolate Buttons 25G - 6.5 syns for the bag.
Cadbury Dairy Milk Mint Buttons Chocolate 110G - 6.5 syns per serving.
Cadbury Darkmilk Giant Buttons 105G - 6.5 syns.
Cadbury Bournville Buttons 110G - 6.5 syns.
Another popular low syn milk chocolate is curly wurlys! This milk chocolate only has 5 syns per bar, making them an excellent low syn milk chocolate sweet treat.
You could eat up to three curly wurly before getting close to your syn allowance, for weight watchers, we would suggest eating them in moderation due to their high fat and sugar content.
Kit Kat's milk chocolate bars come in a variety of different size chocolate and flavours, for their original bar will use 5 syns of your daily allowance making it a pretty low syn milk chocolate choice.
The wafer inside of Kit Kat's makes their syns low but keeps their volume the same, you eat up to three bars of this milk chocolate a day before using up your whole daily syn allowance.
These twin pack chocolates do have 10g of sugar per serving, so we recommend consuming them mindfully.
Kit Kat 2 Finger Dark Chocolate Biscuits 9 Pack 186.3G - 5 syns.
Lindt Snowflake Milk Chocolate With A Creamy Filling 20g - 6 syns.
Our Low Syn Sweet List
If chocolates aren't your thing but sweets are, we've got the ultimate low syn list of sweets for you to check out below.
Fruit mentos are a great choice for people with a sweet tooth on the slimming world plan thanks to their small size, having only 0.5 syns a sweet.
We would recommend eating these candies in moderation however because of their artificial flavourings and sweeteners which could potentially cause digestive issues when eaten in excess.
Mentos mints - 0.5 syns.
Mentos spearmints 0.5 syns.
Fruit mentos - 0.5 syns.
Haribos are a popular sweet with some great low syn options, their giant strawbs in particular are an excellent low syn sweet choice having just one syn per strawb, meaning you could have up to 15 of these sweets before using up your daily syn allowance.
You could even make your own Haribo like sweets with some sugar-free jelly sachets, gelatine and yoghurt.
Haribo giant strawbs - 1 syn each.
Haribo fantasy mix 28g - 5 syns.
Haribo happy cola bottles - 5 syns.
Haribo kiddies super mix - 5 syns.
Haribo tangfastics 25g - 4.5 syns.
Haribo star mix mini bags - 3.5 syns per bag.
Haribo Maoam Stripes 7g - 1.5 syns.
HARIBO Chamallows Pink & White Marshmallows Bag 70g - 4 syns.
HARIBO Roulette 32 x 150g (6 x 25g) - 4.5 syns.
HARIBO Fruitilicious 30% Less Sugar Bag 165g - 3.5 syns.
HARIBO Strawberry Softies Bag 160g - 5 syns.
HARIBO Jelly Beans Bag 160g - 5 syns.
HARIBO Tangfastics Stixx Bag 25g - 5 syns.
Rowntrees Fruit Pastilles
Rowntree's fruit pastilles make a great low syn sweet treat, having only 0.5 syns in per sweet, you could have up to 30 of them before using up your total daily syn allowance!
As long as you consume fruit pastilles in moderation within your daily syn allowance they will not affect your weight loss goals.
Rowntree's Fruit Pastilles Sweets Tube 52.5g - 5 syns for 7.
Dominion Sugar Free Cola Sherbet 70g - 1 syns for two.
Overall, milk chocolate and sweets are fine to indulge in slimming world as long as they are within your syn allowance, there are plenty of low syn options and weight loss goodies from our list above, but we suggest opting for smaller size chocolates and sugar-free sweets if you want to save on syns.
Dark chocolate is also a great option and more nutritionally beneficial for your body than milk chocolate if you are looking to spend your syns more wisely.
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.