Rich tea biscuits with a cuppa are pretty much a staple for any British household, however, when following the slimming world diet, you need to be careful of how many syns are in each one before you get loose with the biscuits barrel.
It is said that rich tea biscuits have around 2 syns per biscuit and rich tea finger biscuits has around 1 syn, and with the average allowance of 15 syns on the slimming world diet, this means you can have 2 or 3 with your morning cuppa without having to worry.
We have put together a short guide below about biscuits on the slimming world diet and some great syn free recipes to try if you would rather not spend them all on your rich tea biscuits.
Due to how the slimming world diet works you can eat biscuits every day if you wish to, this is because the diet allows you to have 'syn' foods in moderation in addition to 'syn free' foods which you can eat as much as you want of.
You can have around 15 syns per day on the slimming world diet or less if you want to which can accelerate weight loss, this could mean around 7 rich tea biscuits if you wish!
If you are a big biscuit lover and struggle to fit your snacks into your syns, then it might be worth checking out the 'thin' versions of your favourite biscuits, for example, Oreos have 2.5 syns per biscuit, but an Oreo thin will only set you back 1.5 syns per biscuit.
You can also try checking out reduce fat biscuits, as these will often be lower in syns too.
As not all of us are rich tea lovers and some of us prefer custard creams, we have listed a few other popular favourite biscuits syns below so as you can be aware of how to integrate them into your slimming world diet.
If your the type of person who can get through a whole pack of biscuits while watching the TV (guilty), then you might interested in making some slimming world friendly syn free biscuits, which means you can pretty much eat any amount you want of these healthy alternatives without the syns!
We have listed three of our top syn free/ low syn slimming world biscuit recipes below to get you started.
First up we have some slimming world oat biscuits, not only are these porridge biscuits very simple to make but they also make a great quick breakfast to grab on the way to work and counts as your 'healthy B' on the slimming world diet!
We have listed the ingredients and methods for making these biscuits below.
If you want some biscuits to eat without any guilt, then we have some simple vanilla oat biscuits below that you can enjoy endlessly with a cuppa in the morning (well, within moderation). These biscuits are also syn free!
If you like cinnamon on your porridge in the morning then you will for sure like these 2 syn each oat and cinnamon biscuits in the morning, recipe details below!
Overall, to conclude, there are 2 syns per rich tea biscuits meaning you can enjoy them in moderation on your slimming world diet, you can also create some low syns/syn free alternatives if you want to enjoy your biscuits more freely with a cuppa!
We would also suggest checking out 'thin' versions of your preferred biscuit and reduce fat alternatives as these will often be lower in syns.