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How Many Syns In Skips? & Other Alternative Crisps!
Published: 2 July, 2021 
Updated: 
July 3, 2021 by Dani Rojero

Are Skips Slimming World Friendly? How Many Syns Do They Have?

Everyone has to be guilty of getting home from work and diving into a bag of crisps, but some crisps can be very high in syns and put you over your daily syn allowance without you knowing.

Skips How Many Syns

Skips are a household favourite for a lot of us, depending on the size of the bag they come with syns of 4.5 for a 17g bag, 10.5 syns for a 40g bag and 4 syns for a 15.5g bag.

We have put together a small guide that will give you some information into how many syns your favourite crisps have and some low syn alternatives to add to your diet. To help you stick with your low-syn snacks, we have also made some healthy homemade crisp recipes below for you to try too.

Can I Eat Skips On The Slimming World Diet? 

Can I Eat Skips On The Slimming World Diet

Skips can be enjoyed in moderation on the slimming world diet, coming in at 10.5 syns for the largest packet, however, you have to be careful not to go over your syn allowance of 15 syns per day. 

The huge variety of flavours have 15 syns for the large bag and 4 syns for the small, so two small packs a day would put you back 8 syns. We would always recommend choosing crisps with reduced-fat or lower salt content as part of your slimming world diet.

Luckily, there is a huge range of other low syn slimming world crips on the market to snack on, so we have listed a few below.

Low Syn List Of Crips Alternatives & Syn Values

From good old Snack 'a' Jacks to Pringles, there is a huge range of low syns list crisps you can still enjoy as part of the slimming world diet in moderation, and to help you find out the healthiest, we have listed our crisp syns list below in order from the lowest to highest syns. 

  • Pringles, All Varieties, 40g tub - 11 syns. 
  • Kettle Chips, Mature Cheddar & Red Onion, 40g bag - 10 syns.
  • Hula Hoops, Salt & Vinegar, 34g, - 9 syns. 
  • Quavers, All Flavours, 34g - 9 syns.
  • Nik Nak's, Variety Of Flavours, 30g - 8.5 syns.
  • Golden Wonder Crisps, Cheese & Onion (32.5g bag) – 8.5 syns.
  • Walker's Baked Crisps, 70% Less Fat, all varieties, 37.5g bag – 7½ syns.
  • Walker's Extra Crunchy Cheddar & Sour Cream Crisps, 150g bag, 30g serving –7 syns.
  • Ridge Crisps, Cheese & Onion, 150g bag, 25g serving – 6.5 syns. 
  • Tayto Cheese & Onion Crisps (25g bag) - 6.5 syns
  • Tayto Beef & Onion Crisps (25g bag) - 6.5 syns
  • Golden Wonder Transform a Snack Pickled Onion (28g bag) – 6.5 Syns
  • Roast Chicken Crisps, 25g bag – 6½ syns.
  • KP Snacks Hula Hoops Roast Chicken (24g bag) - 6 syns.
  • Space Raiders, Pickled Onion, 25g - 6 syns. 
  • Wotsits Really Cheesy 21g bag – 5½ syns.
  • Jacob's Baked Oddities, Salt and vinegar, 25g bag – 5.5 syns
  • Asda Great Shape Cool Sour Cream & Onion Flavour Roast Vegetable Crisps - 5 syns.
  • Walker's French Fries, All Varieties, 22g - 5 syns.
  • Snack a Jacks Salt & Vinegar, 22g bag - 4½ syns. 
  • Weight Watchers Cheese bits – 3.5 syns.
  • Popchips Sea Salt Potato Chips (17g bag) - 3½ syns
  • Space Raiders, Beef, 13g bag – 3 syns.

Tips For Choosing Low Syn Crips 

You might notice on our low syns crips list that the types of crips which are low in syns often have much less weight, this is due to the fact they are healthier because they have less in the bag, but might not be as satisfying. 

Tips For Choosing Low Syn Crips

We would always suggest going for a 30g satisfying low syn bag of crips over a 13g bag which might cause you to have two bags rather than one. Pop chips such as Snack 'a' Jacks are also great because they have a lot of air, which fills you up and allows you to have more crisps in volume to eat. 

Low Syn Crips Recipes 

Some crisps can be very high in syns, from cheese & onion flavours to pickled onion flavours, so to help you out, we have put our three best low syn lists of crisps slimming world recipes below for you to try out when you feel like snacking. 

Get the shopping lists ready!

Low Syn Slimming World Paprika Crisps

Low Syn Slimming World Paprika Crisps

Whether you are looking for a snack when you get home from work or you have a case of the midnight munchies, these syn free slimming world crisps are here to save the day, and they are also super easy to make. 

We have listed the recipe details below.

Ingredients

  • Low cal cooking spray. 
  • Potatoes. 
  • Salt. 
  • Pepper. 
  • Paprika. 

Method 

  1. Take a baking tray and grease the whole surface with your low cal cooking spray. 
  2. Grab your potatoes and cut either end of them off, use your peeler to slice the potatoes up, thin and medium sizes are best for these crisps. 
  3. After slicing the potatoes you can then spray them again with your low cal cooking spray and sprinkle them with paprika, salt and pepper. 
  4. Pop them in the oven at medium-high heat then bake for around 5 minutes until they become a crisp texture, store in an airtight container and share with friends!

Slimming World Friendly Crisps + Dip

Slimming World Friendly Crisps + Dip

There's nothing quite like having your favourite crips with your best dip, however, dips can be very unhealthy and high in syns, so aren't great to have on the slimming world diet often. 

We have listed the recipe details to a low syn crisp and dip recipe you can try at home below. 

Ingredients 

  • Large potato types. 
  • Salt and vinegar. 
  • 200g of fat-free or low fat cottage cheese.
  • Chives. 
  • Parmesan. 
  • Salt & pepper. 

Method 

  1. Thinly slice your potatoes up, you can use a mandolin slicer for this which can make your life easier or a knife.
  2. Season the potatoes with salt and vinegar as well as pepper and some low cal oil spray. 
  3. Bake in the oven till they become golden, turning halfway through, ensure to keep an eye on them to prevent burning. 
  4. Microwave the crisps for a few seconds to help dry them out.
  5. Mix together the cottage cheese and parmesan top with chives and serve with cooled down crips.

Lasagna Pasta Slimming World Crips 

Lasagna Pasta Slimming World Crips

Don't worry if you don't have any large potatoes lying around, because believe it or not, you can make crisps out of lasagna sheets if you want to. 

Recipe deets below!

Ingredients 

  • 4 lasagna sheets. 
  • Low cal cooking spray. 
  • Seasoning such as salt and pepper. 

Method 

  1. First of all, boil your lasagna sheets and cut them into triangles. 
  2. Spray the triangle lasagna sheets with oil and season with spices and salt/pepper as you wish. 
  3. Pop your lasagna sheets in the oven and bake them for 15 minutes at gas mark 6. 
  4. Turn them over, spray again and season then bake again. 
  5. Let them cool and most importantly enjoy!

Final Words 

Overall, if you looking for a low syn crisps choice, skips have around 4 syns for a lightweight bag and up to 4.5 for an extra-large bag, however, there are many other low syn options on the market you can choose from too, or even make your own low syn crips if you wish.

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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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