There's nothing quite like some toast with butter for breakfast, but how many syns does this traditional breakfast combo have on the slimming world plan?
Toast and butter can have different syns according to the size of the bread and type of butter, on average you can expect a medium slice of white bread with 10g of regular butter to have up to 7.5 syns.
In our syn guide below we will take you through why toast and butter can be high in syns, some syn values of toast and butter and low syn alternatives.
At 7.5 syns for an average slice of medium white bread and 10g of butter, toast and butter can be very high in syns if you're not careful using half of your daily syn allowance, two slices with butter could use your whole 15 syn daily allowance.
To save syns we recommend using light low-fat butter or bread as your healthy extra B fibre allowance to save syns.
As we mentioned above, toast and butter have varying syns according to the kind of bread and butter you use, we've listed some different combos below along with their syn values to help you out.
By choosing wholemeal bread as your healthy extra B you can help to reduce the syns of your breakfast, but what about the butter, are there any low-syn options?
Your healthy extra B allowance on the slimming world plan is also known as your fibre allowance, most wholemeal bread can be used as your healthy extra B which helps to free up syns, over this allowance however you will need to syn the bread as normal.
We've listed some breads which can be used as your healthy extra B down below.
If you find toast and butter to be too high in syns, there are plenty of similar low-syn alternatives to have as your carbs for brekky!
We've listed some alternatives below.
To conclude, toast and butter can be very high in syns, having 7.5 syns on average for 10g of butter and a slice of medium white bread. To save syns we recommend choosing low fat spread or using bread as your healthy extra B to boost your fibre intake.