If you are craving a Mcdonald's happy meal, the great part about the slimming world is that you can enjoy this fast food on the plan and still lose weight as long as you are tracking the syns in them.
A Mcdonald's happy meal has on average 24 syns for their hamburger happy meal and 11 syns for their 4-piece chicken nugget happy meal, making them very high in syns and should only be consumed as an occasional treat on the plan.
To find out more about the syns in happy meals, we've put together a syn guide below which will take you through why happy meals are so high in syns, some syn values of McDonald and a recipe for making your happy meal burger at SW friendly home!
At anything between 24 and 11 syns for a happy meal, these Mcdonald's options are very high in syns and should be consumed in moderation on the plan. The burger happy meal is the highest syn meal, costing you nearly double your daily syn allowance on the plan.
This happy meal has a high syn value due to the hamburger and fries, which are often full of oil making them high in fat, there is also an apple and low-fat milk drink in the meal, but these are healthier in comparison.
To pick a lower syn happy meal we would suggest going for the chicken nugget options, with their four-piece happy meal having just 11 syns and the 6 piece option 24 syns.
To help you stay on track with your syns and still enjoy a McDonald's, we've listed some general syn values from this food chain down below.
If you're a lover of the burger happy meal at McDonald's but don't want to spend all the syns, why not make your own McDonald's burger at home?
This recipe below uses one healthy extra B, one healthy extra A and 2 syns.
To conclude, McDonald's happy meals are very high in syns, with their burger meal having 24 syns, six-piece nugget meal having 24 syns and the four-piece nugget meal having 11 syns. To save syns we suggest picking low syn individual items off the McDonald's menu or making your burger at home with our low syn recipe above!