Whether you are craving an Eton mess for dessert or feel like baking with some mini meringues, it's important to track the syns in these sweet desserts to stay on track with your weight loss.
Mini meringues have around 0.5 syns per meringue making them a great low-syn dessert to have on the slimming world plan.
We've discussed in more detail why mini meringues are so low in syns, some syn values of varying brands and our syn free recipe for making meringues at home!
At 0.5 syns for a mini meringue, you could have up to thirty mini meringues on the slimming world plan before using all your 15 syn daily allowance making them very low in syns!
Mini meringues are very low in syns due to their small size and ingredients, consisting mainly of egg whites and sugar. Although low in syns, meringues can be high in syns due to their high sugar content, having 4g of sugar per meringue.
Compare to mini meringues, regular-sized meringues have 2.5 syns per meringue, meaning you could have up to 8 before using all your 15 syns, these syns can change according to the flavour you choose.
Mini meringues have varying syns according to the flavour and brand, to help you compare syns, we've listed some syn values of mini meringues down below.
If you want to enjoy your meringues completely syn free, why not make your own at home with some sweetener? This can help to eliminate the syns from regular sugar.
We've listed how to make your SW meringue down below.
To conclude, mini meringues are low in syns, having 0.5 syns per meringue meaning you could have up to 30 before using all your 15 syn daily allowances, regular meringues have around 2.5 syns per one. To save syns, we recommend making your own meringue at home with sweetener for a syn-free dessert!