Semolina is a versatile grain which can be used for porridge or making bread, but how many syns does semolina have on the slimming world plan? Is it too high in syns?
Semolina has typically around 5 syns for 100g when made up with water, making it fairly low in syns, it should be noted that syns can change in semolina dishes however according to how they are prepared.
We've made a syn guide below, taking you through if Semolina is good for you, some syn values of Semolina food, low syn alternatives and an SW-friendly semolina recipe.
Semolina as we mentioned has 5 syns when made up with water for 100g, allowing you to have up to three portions before using all your 15 syn daily allowance.
Semolina is a great low-calorie alternative to standard oat porridge and is high in fibre too, allowing you to stay full for longer in between meals. You could use semolina to make pudding, porridge, biscuits, pasta and pancakes.
Semolina has varying syn values according to how it is used and what it is mixed with, we've listed some syn values of various foods using semolina below.
One way to use Semolina is by making pudding out of it, we've got a healthy orange semolina pudding for you to try out below for a sweet treat.
To conclude, Semolina is low in syns, having 5 syns for 100g, allowing you to have up to three portions before using all your 15 syn daily allowance. We recommend combining semolina with baked goods to make it healthier than using plain flour or using it with sweetener to make semolina pudding with sweetener!