Stocking up on fruit for snacking while on the slimming world can seem like a good idea, but you should be checking that your fruit is syn free on the plan beforehand.
Grapes are indeed syn free on the slimming world plan, making them a great snack to have on hand when you feel like something sweet and you can eat as much of them as you like!
In our guide below we will discuss why grapes are syn free on the slimming world, some other syn free fruits as well as two slimming world recipes for using grapes below!
Grapes are classed as free food on the SW plan, allowing you to eat as much of them as you want without tracking syns. This is because grapes are a low-calorie fruit but are still nutritionally sound and high in fibre.
In fact, grapes are an excellent source of potassium which has lots of health benefits such as reduced blood pressure, it should be noted that grapes are not a speed fruit, however, so aren't recommended to consume in large portions, unlike other speed fruits.
If you're bored of grapes and you are looking to stock up on some other syn free fruits, we've got some other free fruits for you to check out below.
If most fruits are syn free on the slimming world, you might be curious as to which fruits do have syns on the plan.
Well, any jarred fruits in syrup, tinned fruits in syrup and dried fruits all have syns since they are more concentrated and have more sugar, mashed fruits like bananas also have syns since they are easier to overeat.
Fruit juice also has syns since there is no fibre in the drink, only sugar from the fruit.
Grapes can be great for snacking on, but there are also plenty of ways to use them in SW recipes, we've listed two easy to make recipes below to help you out.
These chocolate grapes are the perfect snack to have when you feel like something sweet and only have 3.5 syns a stick!
These jello grapes are excellent alternatives to sweets and are SYN FREE!
Overall, grapes are syn free on the slimming world making them a great snack to have on hand, they are also high in fibre so are great for keeping you full in between meals. We recommend eating grapes in moderation since they are not a speed fruit or using them in some of our SW recipes above for an interesting sweet snack!