If you're craving a Bloody Mary cocktail on the slimming world plan, there's no reason as to why you can't enjoy one as long as you're tracking the syns in your drink.
On average, Bloody Mary cocktails have 7.5 syns for a 190 ml serving, making them fairly high in syns, but low in comparison to other cocktails. These should be consumed in moderation to avoid going over your syn allowance.
We've put together a short guide below which will take you through how many Bloody Marys you can have on the slimming world plan, some syn values of other cocktails, tips for choosing healthier cocktails and an SW friendly bloody mary cocktail recipe.
At 7.5 syns for an average serving, you could drink up to two Bloody Mary cocktails before using up your daily slimming world syn allowance.
Bloody marys are typically low in calories, having around 150 calories for a glass, this is because they are mainly made out of vodka, chilli and tomato juice, the only thing you have to watch in Bloody Mary's are the sodium and sugar content.
We would suggest opting for the small version of Bloody Mary's when possible to help you save syns, avoid getting to your tipping point when drinking alcohol, which is around 9.3 units for a person, this can lead to unhealthy food choices.
Bloody Marys are one of the healthiest and lowest syn cocktails out there in comparison to other cocktails, we've listed some syn values to help you out below.
Cocktails can be full of empty calories if you are not careful due to the add-ins and mixes, contributing to extra calories and sugar.
We've listed some tips for choosing and making healthier cocktails on the slimming world plan below.
If you are feeling like a cocktail, but don't feel like spending too many syns, we've got you covered with a slimming world friendly bloody mary recipe below.
To conclude, there's nothing wrong with having a Bloody Mary occasionally on the slimming world plan it's one of the healthiest cocktails out there thanks to its savoury base, fresh veggies and vodka.
We would recommend having this drink in moderation however, just two glasses could use all of your syn allowances for the day.