Sometimes we get a craving for our childhood food, and on the slimming world, you can eat anything you want, as long as it fits in your syns. But what about Mccain smiley faces? Are they high in syns?
Mccain smiley faces have 6.5 syns a portion, making them quite high in syns for a small amount, this is because they are made from potato.
Down below we've discussed in more detail why Mccain smiley faces are so high in syns, syn values as well as some low syn alternatives from other brands.
At 6.5 syns a portion, Mccain Smileys nearly take up all of your daily syn allowance, you could have up to 140g before using all your 15 syn daily allowance.
These potato smileys get their high syn value from the fat content, having up to 5g of fat a portion, this is because they are made with a lot of oil. Still, you can enjoy these smileys on the slimming world, but you just need to make sure you save your allowance.
Mccain has a wide range of easy potato sides to make a quick dinner, we've listed them all down below to help you compare the syns.
If you find Mccain smileys to be too high in syns or you are looking for a similar alternative, we've got some options for you to check out below.
Overall, Mccain smileys are high in syns, having 6.5 syns for around a 70g portion, two portions of 140g would cost you nearly the whole of your daily syn allowance. This is because they are high in fat due to the oil content.
To save syns we would suggest using these smileys in moderation or switching to waffles which are often lower in syns.