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How Many Syns In Salt & Vinegar Snack A Jacks? Find Out Here!
Published: 24 November, 2021 
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November 27, 2021 by Dani Rojero
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Can I Eat Salt & Vinegar Snack A Jacks On The Slimming World Diet?

Snack a Jacks are a popular and healthy snack, they are relatively low in calories and make a great alternative to crisps if you fancy snacking on something savoury or even sweets.

Salt and vinegar Snack a Jacks have approximately 2 syns for a 10.5g and 5.5 syns for a 26g bag of the smaller ones. This makes them a good snack to have on the SW plan occasionally as long as your syn allowance has room.

To help you figure out which low syn Snack a Jacks are best for you, we have composed a short guide below which will take you through whether or not you can eat Snack a Jacks on the SW plan, some other syns for Snack a Jacks as well as a few low syn alternatives which are similar. 

Should I Eat Salt & Vinegar Snack a Jacks On The Slimming World Plan? 

There is no reason as to why you can't enjoy salt and vinegar Snack a Jacks on the slimming world diet as long as you have enough room in your syn allowance, you would have to eat up to 3 bags of the small Snack a Jacks to exceed your daily syn allowance or 7 bags of the jumbo ones!

If you feel like saving some syns, you could also buy plain rice cakes and top them with any flavours you want, most rice cakes are syn free on the SW plan as long as they are plain.

Are Snack a Jacks Healthier Than Crisps?

It is true that Snack a Jacks are healthier than crisps as they contain fewer calories due to their high volume popped rice size, they also contain much less saturated fat than average potato crisps. 

These rice cakes can be high in salt however so you should check the sodium content of your Snack a Jacks before buying.

Snack a Jack Syn Values 

Snack a Jacks come in quite a few different flavours, we have listed out the popular ones below with their syn values if your looking to change it up and stay on track. 

  • Snack A Jacks Jumbo cheese flavour - 2 syns a rice cake.
  • Snack A Jacks 26g bag sweet chilli - 5.5 syns.
  • Snack A Jacks 26g bag prawn cocktail - 5.5 syns.
  • Snack A Jacks Jumbo caramel flavour - 2.5 syns a rice cake.
  • Snack A Jacks Jumbo barbecue flavour - 2 syns a rice cake.
  • Snack A Jacks Jumbo chocolate chip flavour - 3 syns a rice cake.
  • Snack A Jacks Jumbo salt & vinegar flavour - 2 syns a rice cake.
  • Snack A Jacks barbecue - 5.5 syns.
  • Snack A Jacks 26g bag sour cream and chive - 5.5 syns.
  • Snack A Jacks caramel - 5 syns.

Low Syn Alternatives To Snack a Jacks 

There are many other low syn rice cake alternatives to Snack a Jacks on the market if you are looking to grab a quick snack from the supermarket. 

We've listed a few below to give you some inspo for next time you go shopping. 

  • Popchips sea salted flavour - 5 syns.
  • Popchips Salt & Pepper Potato Chips - 4.5 syns a bag.
  • Tesco salt and vinegar rice cakes - 1.5 syns per cake.
  • Marmite rice cakes - 1 syns per rice cake.
  • Tayto Salt n Vinegar Spirals - 5 syns a bag.
  • Kallo beet veggie rice cakes - 2 syns per cake.
  • M&S salt and vinegar rice cakes - 2 syns per cake.
  • Good & honest popped chips sweet and salty - 4.5 syns.
  • Good & honest popped chips sweet BBQ - 4.5 syns.
  • M&S smoky BBQ popped chips - 5 syns.

Final Words 

To conclude, salt and vinegar Snack a Jacks are a good medium syn snack to have on the SW plan if your craving some savoury crisps but want to save on syns.

We would suggest sticking with the jumbo pack if you want to save more syns or try buying plain rice cakes and topping them yourself with the flavours you want. 

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Hi, I'm 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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