Can I Eat Pitta Breads On Slimming World? Are Wholemeal Pitta Breads
Pitta bread makes an easy lunch or dinner with a filling of your choice instead of your normal sandwich bread, but are they slimming world friendly and do they have syns?
Pitta bread does have syns on the slimming world plan, having around 3 syns for a mini pitta and 8 syns for a large white pitta, wholemeal pittas are syn free on the slimming world as long as they are used as your healthy extra B fibre allowance.
We've composed a guide below which will take you through how many pitta breads you can have in the slimming world, syn values of pitta breads and some different slimming world recipes using pitta breads down below.
How Many Pitta Breads Can I Eat On The Slimming World?
At 3 syns for one mini pitta bread, you could have up to 5 mini pitta breads before using up all your daily syn allowance, for a large pitta bread you could have up to two, making them very high in syns, we would therefore suggest eating them in moderation.
To save syns you can also have wholemeal pitta breads as your healthy extra B, one 60g wholemeal pitta bread can count as your healthy extra B, over this allowance you will have to mark them as having 3 syns for a mini wholemeal pitta and 8 syns for their large 70g version.
Syn Values Of Pitta Breads
Pitta breads have a variety of different syns according to the brand you choose, to help you stay on track, we've listed all the different syn values down below.
BFree Pitta Breads Stone Baked 4 x 55g (220g) - 6.5 syns.
Dina 8 Wholemeal Mini Pitta Bread - Healthy extra b x 2 or 4 syns.
Dina 6 Wholemeal Pitta Bread - Healthy Extra B or 6.5 syns.
BFree Wholegrain Pitta Breads Stone Baked 4 x 55g (220g) - Healthy extra b or 6 syns.
M&S The Bakery 6 White Pitta Breads 396g - 8 syns.
Iceland 6 Wholemeal Pitta Bread 420g - Healthy extra b or 8 syns.
M&S 12 Mini Wholemeal Pitta Breads 216g - Healthy extra B x 2 or 2 syns per one.
Helios 6 Greek Style Wholemeal Pitta Breads - Healthy Extra B or 7 syns.
Lidl Rowan Hill Bakery 6 Wholemeal Pitta Breads 420g - Healthy extra b or 9.5 syns.
Helios 6 Greek Style White Pitta Breads - 8 syns.
Slimming World Recipes With Pitta Breads
If you've got some wholemeal pitta breads to use up at home for a low syn lunch or dinner, we've got two recipes for you to check out below which are both slimming world friendly.
SW Chicken Pitta Bread
This SW chicken pitta bread recipe is syn-free and serves one for a quick and easy lunch.
One radish thinly sliced.
Spoon of fat free fromage frais.
One cooked chicken breast in strips.
Pinch of mustard powder.
Salad leaves tore up.
One small carrot grated.
Half a cucumber grated.
One wholemeal pitta bread.
Put the radish and carrot into a bowl then add in your chicken and lettuce and combine. Stir the fromage frais and mustard powder together.
Season the dressing and mix with the other ingredients then stuff your pitta bread. Top with all your other ingredients and enjoy!
Pitta Bread Pizza
This pitta bread pizza makes a great dinner instead of a regular pizza and is syn free, the recipe makes two pitta bread pizzas.
Two wholemeal pitta breads.
One sliced ham chopped up.
Pinch of dried parsley.
One mushroom sliced.
Teaspoon of veggie stock powder.
12 cherry tomatoes.
1/4 cup of water.
A garlic clove diced.
Spoon of tomato paste.
75g of grated cheese.
Start by heating your oven to 180 degrees, add the tomatoes to a frying pan with the garlic, paste, parsley, stock powder and water.
Season and cook until the sauce starts to become thick.
Add the sauce to your pitta breads and top with cheese, add the hams and mushrooms then season, bake for 10 minutes in the oven and enjoy!
To conclude, pitta breads are high in syns if you choose white pitta breads, having on average 3 syns for a mini pitta and 6 syns for a large white pitta. To save syns we suggest choosing a wholemeal pitta which you can use as your healthy extra B due to the high fibre, this could be one pitta up to 60g.
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