Muesli on Slimming World: Low-Syn and Delicious

Updated on 
4 August, 2023

How to Enjoy Low-Syn Muesli on Slimming World: A Complete Guide

Museli is a go-to breakfast for many of us when we need to get out of the house quickly, but how many syns does this breakfast cereal have on the slimming world plan? Is it healthy?

Is Museli Syn Friendly?

Museli can be very high in syns depending on the brand you choose, on average, you can expect a 45g serving to have 8 syns which makes this breakfast very high in syns.

We've discussed in our syn guide below why Museli can be so high in syns, some syn values and low syn alternative breakfast cereals to check out for an easy breakfast on the go.

Why Is Museli So High In Syns?

At 8 syns for 45g, Museli can be very high in syns, this is because this cereal is often very high in sugar which can add in calories. For example, Tesco's fruit and nut muesli have 11g per serving!

To keep syns low, we suggest choosing natural sugar-free muesli when shopping and measuring out your portion to stay on track with syns.

Syn Values Of Museli

Museli can have varying syns according to the ingredients and type, to help you compare syns, we've listed the syn values of this breakfast cereal below.

  • Alpen Muesli No Added Sugar 560g - 8.5 syns.
  •  Tesco No Added Sugar or Salt Swiss Style Muesli 1kg - 8 syns.
  •  Aldi Harvest Morn No Added Sugar Swiss Style Muesli 1.1kg - 8 syns.
  •  Dorset Cereals Simply Delicious Muesli 650g - 8 syns.
  •  Lidl Crownfield 8 Chocolate Muesli Bars 200g - 4.5 syns.
  •  Jordans Natural Muesli 1kg - 7 syns.
  •  Aldi Harvest Morn Original Swiss Style Muesli 1.3kg - 8 syns.
  •  Dorset Cereals Simply Nutty Muesli 700g - 8.5 syns.
  •  Lidl Crownfield Premium Muesli Luxury Fruit & Nut 750g - 8.5 syns.
  •  Asda NAS Swiss Style Muesli 1.1kg - 7 syns.
  •  Aldi Harvest Morn Fruit Muesli 750g - 7.5 syns.
  •  Dorset Cereals Simply Nutty Muesli 560g - 8 syns.
  •  Alpen The Original Swiss Style Muesli 550g - 8 syns.
  •  Aldi Specially Selected Very Berry Muesli 500g - 8.5 syns.
  •  Tesco Nuts & Seeds Muesli 750g - 9.5 syns.
  •  Dorset Cereals Gloriously Nutty Muesli 500g 9.5 syns.

Low Syn Alternatives To Museli

If you find Museli to be too high in syns, there are lots of other lower-syn breakfast cereals to have for when you are on the go.

Low Syn Alternatives To Museli
  • Weetabix Crispy Minis Chocolate Chip 600g - 7.5 syns.
  •  Essential Waitrose & Partners Corn Flakes 500g - 6 syns.
  •  Jordans Super Berry Granola Redcurrants, Blackcurrants, Blueberries, Cranberries, Almonds 550g - 10 syns.
  •  Sainsbury's Free From Cornflakes 300g - 5.5 syns.
  •  M&S Corn Flakes 500g - 6 syns.
  •  Kellogg's Wheats Apricot Cereal 500g - 8.5 syns.
  •  Kellogg’s Frosted Wheats Cereal 500g - 7.5 syns.
  •  W.K Kellogg No Added Sugar Coconut, Cashew & Almond Granola 570g - 10 syns.
  •  Quaker Oat Raisin Granola 500g - 10 syns.
  •  deliciously ella Original Granola 500g - 9 syns.
  •  Sainsbury's Raisin, Nut & Honey Granola 1kg - 10 syns.
  •  Asda Raisin & Almond Granola 1kg - 8.5 syns.
  •  Sainsbury's Puffed Wheat Cereal 160g - 6.5 syns.
  •  Shreddies The Coco One 560g - 7.5 syns.
  •  Sainsbury's Wholegrain Malties Cereal 750g - 7 syns.
  •  Honey Monster Wheat Puffs 520g - 5.5 syns.
  •  Sainsbury's Wholewheat Biscuits Cereal x48 860g - 7 syns or healthy extra B.

Our SW Bircher Museli Recipe

One way to save syns and still enjoy your muesli is by making your own Bircher muesli at home! This recipe below only has 2 syns a serving.


  • 40g oats.
  •  200ml of water.
  •  Two spoons of raisins.
  •  One apple chopped.
  •  1 tsp pumpkin & sunflower seeds.
  •  2 tbsp fat-free yoghurt.


  1. Start by soaking your oats in water for 20 minutes, put it in a bowl with your yoghurt and apple, sprinkle on the fruit and seeds then enjoy!
Our SW Bircher Museli Recipe

Final Words

Overall, cereals like Museli can be very high in sugar due to the added ingredients like honey and dried fruit which is what makes it high in syns. To keep syns low, we recommend choosing low-sugar muesli when possible, making your own or checking out our low-syn alternatives which start as low as 6 syns a serving.

Jennifer is a certified nutritionist and weight loss coach with a Master's in Nutrition from Cambridge. With over 10 years experience, she shares healthy recipes and science-backed slimming tips on SheCooksSheEats to help people reach their wellness goals. Jennifer stays up-to-date by regularly attending conferences and continuing her nutrition education. She aims to provide research-backed advice to inspire balanced, happy living.
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