If the suns out and you are relaxing, you might be craving Pimms, and the good news is on the slimming world diet, you can enjoy a Pimms or two without ruining your weight loss progress as long as you track the syns.
Pimms has 2 syns for a single 25ml shot, making it quite high in syns, a double shot pour would cost you 4 syns, we would therefore suggest having the drink in moderation and be cautious of what you choose to mix Pimms with to keep syns low.
We've put together a small syn guide below which will take you through how much Pimms you can drink on slimming world as well as some syn values of other fruit-based gins and alcohol options for a refreshing drink in the hot weather.
At 2 syns for a 25ml pour, you could have up to around 190ml of Pimms before using all of your 15 syn daily allowance.
However, you also have to consider mixing your Pimms with lemonade since the sugar in this drink can add on a couple of extra syns if you're not careful. We suggest using diet lemonade to keep syns low and measuring out your Pimms to stay on track with your syns.
We've listed some alternatives down below.
If you love the taste of Pimms but don't want to spend the syns, why not make your syn-free alcohol-free version at home?
Recipe details are below!
To conclude, Pimms can be a very high syn drink if you are not careful, with a double shot costing you 4 syns and full sugar lemonade having 2 syns for 200ml, making the drink 6 syns in total which is nearly half your allowance.
In order to save syns, we suggest switching to diet lemonade, picking from our low syn alternative drinks or making your syn-free version at home!