Is Activia 0 Fat Yoghurt Syn Free On Slimming World?
A few brands of 0% fat yoghurt are syn free on the slimming world plan, but some do have sneaky syns you need to watch out for if you are trying out different brands of yoghurt.
Danone Activia 0% fat yoghurt used to be syn free but now comes in at 1/2 a syn per pot, this changes according to some flavours too.
In our guide below, we will cover which yoghurt is syn free on the slimming world plan, the rest of Danone's syn values for their yoghurts and some other low syn alternatives, we have also included a few SW friendly recipes for using fat-free yoghurt as a great snack.
Which Yoghurt Is Syn Free On Slimming World?
Since some 0% yoghurt is syn free on the SW plan, it can be confusing to work out what is and what isn't. Most yoghurts which are natural or Greek and plain flavoured with 0% fat are syn free, any flavoured yoghurts even if fat-free will have syns.
Danone Activia yoghurts often have flavouring, hence why most come in around 1/2 a syn.
Danone Activia Yoghurt Syn Values
To help you figure out which Activia yoghurts are low in syns we have listed out their values below to help you stay on track.
Danone Activia 125g zero fat cherry flavour - 1/2 a syn.
Danone Activia 0% 100g raspberry flavour - 1/2 a syn.
Danone Activia 0% 100g strawberry flavour - 1/2 a syn.
Lidl Milbona fat-free raspberry protein yoghurt - 1 syn.
Tesco free from soya mango yoghurt - 1.5 syns.
Tesco lemon and blueberry Greek-style frozen yoghurt - 4.5 syns for 100ml.
Brooklea fat-free yoghurt, passion and peach - 1.5 syns.
Brooklea fat-free yoghurt, strawberry - 1.5 syns.
Alpro soya passion fruit yoghurt - 1.5 syns.
Alpro soya strawberry and raspberry yoghurt - 1.5 syns.
Alpro soya pineapple and passionfruit yoghurt - 2 syns.
Alpro soya yoghurt plain with almond 100g - 0.5 syns.
Fage Total 0% Greek yoghurt - SYN FREE.
Fage Total 5% fat yoghurt - 3 syns.
Fage Total 0%fat greek yoghurt with blueberry - 2.5 syns.
Onken blueberry light and fruity yoghurt - 1.5 syns.
Slimming World Friendly Recipes With Fat-Free Yoghurt
Fat-free flavoured yoghurt is still low in syns and great to put in recipes if you want some low syn snacks on hand, we have listed two recipes below to give you inspiration for baking with your fat-free yoghurts.
White Chocolate Strawberry Yoghurt Bark
Using fat-free vanilla yoghurt and white chocolate options powder this low syn yoghurt bark makes a perfect sweet treat which only has a syn value of 4.5 syns per serving, with the whole recipe serving four people.
650g of fat-free vanilla Activia yoghurt.
20g of white chocolate Options hot chocolate powder.
20g of white chocolate chips.
250g of strawberries.
Two tablespoons of granule sweetener.
Place your vanilla yoghurt into a bowl and mix the hot chocolate powder in with a fork.
Prepare a baking tray with some parchment and pour the yoghurt on top, allowing it to chill and become cool in the fridge.
Place your strawberries and sweetener into a pan and allow them to cook into a syrup for about 15 minutes to 20.
Once cooled take your yoghurt and pour the strawberries on top making different patterns and swirls.
Melt your white chocolate in intervals in the microwave and pour on top.
Put the tray in the freezer and break into barks.
This yoghurt jelly is super easy to make if you are craving something sweet and serves 6 people at only 1/2 syn a portion.
300g of frozen raspberries.
One 250g tub of quark.
4 Greek strawberry yoghurts.
Hartley sugar-free jelly.
Take two packs of sugar-free jelly and prepare with a pint of boiling water.
Mix the quark and yoghurt then place into the jelly and stir all the bubbles out.
Add in the frozen fruit and allow it to set in the fridge for 30 minutes.
To conclude, Danone Activia fat-free yoghurts are typically all half a syn each, syn free yoghurts have to be plain flavoured as well as fat-free. It's always best to stick with 0% plain Greek yoghurts or natural yoghurts if you want to be on the safe side.
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.