There's nothing quite like a hot panini for lunch, but paninis are not syn free on slimming world, so you need to make sure you are tracking the syns in them in order to stay on track with your weight loss.
Paninis have a variety of syns according to the fillings, on average they can have syns between 12.5 syns and 25 syns, making them very high in syns, therefore we would only suggest having them as the occasional treat on the plan.
We've put together a short syn guide below which will discuss why paninis are so high in syns, some varying syn values and our SW recipe for making healthier paninis at home!
As we mentioned above, one panini depending on the filling can have between 12.5 syns and 25 syns for the sandwich, consuming most of your daily syn allowance. Paninis bread is quite thin and healthy, these sandwiches get the majority of their syns from the fillings like cheese instead.
Therefore, choosing healthier fillings inside of your panini can help to save syns.
Paninis have a wide range of syn values according to the type that you choose and the fillings, we've listed some various syn values down below to help you stay on track with your weight loss.
If you're a panini lover for lunch, good news, you don't need to give up having your sandwiches, you can simply make sure your fillings are syn-friendly to help keep your syns lower and use a whole paninin roll weighing around 50g as your healthy extra B.
We've listed some great SW-friendly sandwich fillings to try at home below.
Overall, paninis are very high in syns, this is mostly down to the panini fillings rather than the bread themselves, most paninis from the shops will use anything from 12 syns to 25 syns depending on the type that you pick.
To save syns we suggest making your own paninis at home, you can use wholemeal panini bread weighing 50g as your healthy extra B and syn free fillings from our list above to keep syns low and enjoy your panini guilt free!