How Many Syns In Primula Light Cheese? Find Out Here!

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Can I Have Primula Light Cheese On The Slimming World? Is It Syn Free?

If you like using Primula cheese as an easy snack on some crispbreads, or maybe in sauces for pasta, you might be wondering how many syns their light cheese has on the slimming world plan?

Can I Have Primula Light Cheese On The Slimming World?

Primula light cheese has two syns a serving on the SW plan, however, by using it as your healthy extra A dairy allowance you could have up to 75g syn free!

In our syn guide below, we will discuss in further detail how much Primula light cheese you can enjoy on SW, some syn values of the whole Primula range, which cheese counts as your healthy extra A and some other low syn alternatives to Primula.

How Much Primula Light Cheese Can I Eat On SW?

At 2 syns for a 25g squeeze, you could have up to seven portions of Primula light cheese or 175g of the cheese before using up all of your daily syn allowance, making it a great low syn cheese to have as a snack, in sandwiches or sauces.

This light cheese is also high in protein, having 3.5g per portion and an excellent alternative to their full-fat cheese which has 2.5 syns a portion and 3.5g of fat. You can also have up to 75g of Primula light as your healthy extra A dairy allowance.

Syn Values Of Primula Cheese

Primula cheese comes in a wide variety of types and flavours, to help you stay on track with your syns, we've listed them down below.

  • Primula Light Cheese 150g - 2 syns.
  • Primula Light Cheese n' Onion 140g - 2 syns.
  • Primula Original Cheese 150g - 2.5 syns.
  • Primula Cheese 'n' Chives 150g - 2.5 syns.
  • Primula Cheese 'n' Ham 150g - 2.5 syns.
  • Primula Spicy Cheese 'N' Jalapenos 150g - 2.5 syns.
  • Primula Cheese 'n' Prawns 150g - 2.5 syns.
  • Primula Hot Cheese 'n' Sriracha 140g - 2.5 syns.
  • Primula Squeezy Burger Cheese 290g - 2.5 syns.
  • Primula Dip Nacho Cheese 150g - 5 syns.
  • Primula Cheese Dippers 3 x 50g - 6.5 syns.
  • Primula Cheese Ham 150g - 2.5 syns.
  • Primula Cheese Mixed 6 x 140g Tubes of Cheese 'n' Chives - 3 syns.
  • Primula A Cheesy Dip with Delicious Cheddar 150g - 4 syns.
Syn Values Of Primula Cheese

Which Cheese Counts As Healthy Extra A?

If you are a cheese lover, you will be happy to know that a large number of cheese counts as your healthy extra A, meaning you don't have to count any syns up to a certain allowance.

We've listed which cheese counts as your healthy extra A down below.

  • Goats cheese hard (30g)
  • Feta/Greek-style salad cheese reduced fat/light (65g)
  • Cheddar standard (30g)
  • The Laughing Cow Cheese Triangles with Emmental, Light (5 x 16g)
  • The Laughing Cow Cheese Triangles, Extra Light (6 x 17.5g)
  • Cheddar reduced fat/light (40g)
  • Gouda (30g)
  • Kerry Cheestrings Spaghetti (2 x 17g)
  • Ricotta (90g)
  • Edam Cheese (35g)
  • Halloumi standard (35g)
  • Kerry Cheestrings Original (2 x 20g)
  • Reduced fat Halloumi (45g )
  • Mozzarella (50g)
  • Dairylea Cheese Spread, Light (80g)
  • Reduced Fat Mozzarella (70g )
  • The Laughing Cow Light Creamy Cheese Spread (75g)
  • Parmigiano Reggiano (30g )
  • The Laughing Cow Cheese Triangles, Light (5 x 17.5g)
  • The Laughing Cow Cheese Triangles with Mature Cheddar, Light (5 x 16g)Dairylea Cheese Slices, Light (2 x 25g)
  • Dairylea Cheese Spread, Original (50g)
  • Kerry Cheestrings Twisted (2 x 20g)

Low Syn Alternatives To Primula Light Cheese

If your find Primula light cheese to still be too high in syns, we've got some great low syn alternatives for you to check out below if you are a cheese lover.

  • Tesco Quark Fat-Free Soft Cheese 500G - Syn free.
  • Philadelphia Garlic & Herbs Soft Cheese 280G - 2 syns.
  • Tesco Fat-Free Cottage Cheese 300G - Syn free.
  • Dairylea Cheese Spread 180G - 2.5 syns.
  • Lactofree Soft White Cheese 200G - 5 syns for 100g.
  • Seriously Strong Spreadable Lighter 125G - 10.5 syns.
  • Tesco 50% Less Fat Soft Cheese 200G - 5 syns.
  • Seriously Strong Spreadable 125G - 6.5 syns for 130g.
  • Philadelphia Milka Cheese 150G - 4 syns.
  • Creamfields Cottage Cheese Low Fat 300G - 2 syns.
Low Syn Alternatives To Primula Light Cheese

Final Words

To conclude, Primula light is low-syn cream cheese, having just 2 syns for a 25g squeeze or you can have up to 75g as your healthy extra A dairy allowance on the plan. To save syns, we always suggest measuring out the amount of cream cheese you are using or switching to low-fat options which are often more syn-friendly.

Jennifer
Having a sweet tooth, with the ability to cook is a dangerous combination. Fat girl-turned skinny, I am very proud of eating my way into a healthier me (of course working out helped a lot!). On SheCooksSheEats, I share my best recipes so you too can enjoy your food without the guilt along with some cool tips to help you towards your goal! Happy reading xx :)
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