Everyone loves a bagel for an easy breakfast or lunch, but most bagels are not syn free on slimming world meaning you need to syn them.
Plain bagels have on average around 11.5 syns per bagel, making them very high in syns, they should only be eaten now and then occasionally in slimming world.
We've put together a small guide below discussing what kind of bagels you can have in slimming world, their syn values if bagels count as your healthy extra B and a low syn recipe for making your bagel!
As long as you track the syns of your bagels, you can typically eat any kind of bagel you want, since most have around 11.5 syns per bagel you can only have one per day.
One of the best kinds of bagels to have in slimming world are thin bagels since they have around half of the calories as normal bagels, for example, a bagel thin on average has 6 syns, which is half the amount of a regular.
Bagels can vary slightly in syns according to the type of one choice, we've listed some varying syn values of different plain bagels below.
You might be wondering if some bagels count as your healthy extra B, some wholemeal and bagel thins count as your healthy extra B due to their high fibre.
For example, New York bakery bagel thins count as your healthy extra B and so do Fitzgeralds bagels in their wholemeal types. This allows you to consume them without tracking syns.
A great way to reduce syns in your bagels is by making your own, we've put together a low syn bagel recipe below which only has 0.5 syns when eaten as your healthy extra B!
Overall, plain bagels have around 11.5 syns, making them very high in syns, to save on syns we recommend using thin bagels which half of the syn amount or making your own with our 0.5 syn and healthy extra B recipe above.