If you love strawberries on your yoghurt or porridge in the morning, you might be wondering how many syns your favourite berry has on the slimming world plan?
Fresh strawberries are syn free on the SW plan and can be enjoyed in moderation, tinned or dried strawberries however are not syn free on the plan due to the added sugar.
We've discussed in further detail below why fruits are syn free on the slimming world, a list of syn free fruits, which fruits are not syn free as well as three different SW friendly recipes using strawberries below!
Why Are Strawberries Syn Free On Slimming World?
Most fruits and berries are syn free on the slimming world, this is because they are good for you and your weight loss when eaten in moderation, and would unlikely lead to weight gain if eaten in excess.
Because they are syn free, this means you don't have to weigh out portions of these fruits giving you full food freedom.
Syn Free Berries & Fruits List
Strawberries are not the only syn free berries on the slimming world, we've listed a few more berries and fruit options below.
Which Fruits Are Not Syn Free On Slimming World?
Since the majority of fruits and berries are syn free on the slimming world it can be difficult to figure out what is not syn free, we've listed some fruits to watch out for below.
Our Best Slimming World Friendly Strawberry Recipes
If you have an abundance of syn free fresh strawberries sitting in your fridge, you can find plenty of SW friendly syn recipes to use them up with.
We've listed three of our favourite syn friendly recipes below.
One strawberry Muller Light yoghurt.
One sachet of sugar-free jelly.
250g of fat free plain Greek yoghurt.
To begin, start by mixing the jelly with boiling water as stated on the instructions and leave it to set.
Add the yoghurt in once set, mix, then blend around 6 strawberries to make flavouring and sauce and pour in to combine.
Spoon in the yoghurt stirring bit by bit until a thick consistency then refrigerates for at least two hours and garnish with the remainder of your strawberries!
Porridge oats - 40g as your healthy extra B.
100g of fat-free plain yoghurt.
35g of strawberries (fresh).
Two spoons of sweetener.
Pinch of baking powder.
Start by heating your oven to around 200 degrees then keep a spoon of your porridge oats and the sweetener aside for topping later.
Mix your yoghurt, baking powder, oats, sweetener and egg into a bowl and grease your dish with some low cal cooking spray.
Next, put your strawberries into the dish and top with your oats mixture, sprinkle the oats and sweetener on top which you set aside, this creates a lovely crunchy topping.
Bake for 30 minutes, cool down and enjoy!
350g of strawberries chopped up neatly.
350g of fat free fromage frais.
Four meringue nests.
One spoon of sweetener.
300g of fat-free strawberry yoghurt.
Take half of your strawberries and blend them until they become a sauce or puree, combine with the yoghurt and set it aside.
Now put the rest of the strawberries in a bowl and spoon in the fromage frais with the sweetener, now take your sauce from earlier and swirl it through to create an aesthetic pattern.
Crush the meringue nests and fold them through the mix, divide into 4 dishes then chill in the fridge and serve when desired.
Overall, fresh strawberries are syn free on slimming world, meaning they can be enjoyed in moderation without restrictions. Always remember that dried fruit and tinned fruit do have syns on the plan and even some mashed fruit like bananas.
Most frozen and fresh fruit however is fine to consume syn free on the slimming world plan!
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.