If your craving a McDonald's breakfast, you can happily treat yourself while losing weight on the slimming world plan as long as your track the syns in your food, but what about sausage and egg McMuffins? Are they high in syns?
A McDonald's sausage and egg McMuffin has 21 syns, making it a very high syn breakfast, we, therefore, suggest avoiding it on the slimming world plan and choosing a healthier alternative.
We've made a short informative syn guide below, taking you through why these McMuffins are so high in syns, syn values of the McDonald's breakfast range and a recipe to making your duplicate at home for fewer syns!
At 21 syns per McMuffin, this breakfast takeaway option from McDonald's is very high in syns, taking you 6 syns over your 15 syn daily allowance. We suggest avoiding this breakfast due to its high syn value.
These McMuffins get their high syn value from the fat content, this is because most of the ingredients are fried in lots of oil, one sausage and egg McMuffin has 23g of fat, of which 8.3g is saturated!
Their double sausage option is even higher in syns, having 28 syns.
If you're curious about the syns in other McDonald's breakfast options, we've listed their range below along with their syn values so that you can compare their options.
Even though McDonald's sausage and egg McMuffins are very high in syns, this doesn't mean you can't eat these muffins on the plan, but instead, you can try making your own healthier duplicates at home!
Our recipe below only has 8 syns.
Overall, McDonald's sausage and egg McMuffin's are high in syns, having 21 syns for their original version and 28 syns for their double version! The syns in these McMuffin's come from the fat due to the ingredients being fried in oil.
To keep syns low, we recommend making your muffin-style breakfast at home with our recipe above, if you are curious about the syns in other McDonald's items like their happy meals, we have a great syn guide to check out here.