Eating healthy on the go is not always easy, but luckily many brands now do low syn simple healthy lunches to eat without any preparation required.
The John West perfect lunch on the go range has a syn value of around 11 syns or 6 syns for a half portion depending on the flavour you get, making it quite a high syn lunch despite it being made mostly of tuna, this due to the marination inside.
To help you out with some low syn lunches, we have listed out some more John West syn values below from their easy meal range as well as some other low syn alternatives from different brands and how to make your own low syn tuna pasta salad when lunch time hits.
As we already know, John West's quick-fix lunches on the go range are pretty high in syns for the whole pack no matter the flavour you buy. They do however have some other easy lunches which are lower in syns if you are craving a tuna sort of lunch.
We will list all their syn values below.
John West Steam Pot Biryani Rice 140g - 7 syns per 100g.
As Tuna is a lean protein and it is indeed syn free on the Slimming World, but only if it is basic tuna in brine with no oil and added flavouring/marination. This is why many of John West's tuna packed lunches and cans have syns because of the added oil and fat.
If you want a slimming world syn free tuna dish simply buy the tuna which is just canned in brine the add to your meals.
John West's lunches on the go are pretty high in syns on slimming world but don't panic there is still a huge range of low syn lunches you buy from the supermarkets below for a lovely lunch.
We will list out their syn values and brand names below.
If you are craving a tuna pasta salad food for lunch but don't like the sound of spending 6 syns eating it, then why not make your own low syn tuna pasta salad in a few minutes?
You have this lovely lunch as a cold or hot lunch recipe by giving it a zap in the microwave for a few minutes.
We've listed the low-calorie easy lunch recipe details below which has just 2.5 syns per serving.
Overall, John West's lunches on the go will set you back 6 syns for half the pack and 11 syns on Slimming World for the whole bowl which is nearly all of your daily syn allowance. Instead, we would recommend choosing lower syn alternative lunch ideas or making your tuna dish without any marination to reduce the syns on the slimming world allowance.