One of the best parts about the slimming world plan is that it allows you to have alcohol in moderation as long as you track the drinks syns and keep within your syn allowance.
Vodka lime and soda is a low syn drink, and can have between 3-5 syns depending on the cordial used and how much vodka you use in your drink.
To help you stay on track with your diet we have made a small guide below which will discuss how many syns vodka lime and soda has, other syn values of spirits and liquors and some low syn cocktail ideas for when the weekend hits.
You might be surprised to learn that vodka, lime and soda is only 3-5 syns a glass, but this is because lime and soda cordial are low in syns, especially if you choose a sugar-free version with most to have around 1 syns or two syns per 100 ml.
The vodka itself has 3 syns per 25ml making it low in syns compared to other spirits, still, you have to be careful to drink in moderation as three vodka, lime and sodas could nearly cost you 10 syns which is over half your daily syn allowance.
Vodka, lime and soda tend to have between 3-5 syns depending on the brand you choose, these can also differ according to if you buy a pre-made can mixer or make it at home yourself.
We've listed out some of the syns of both vodka and gin premade mixers below as well as other spirits for your cocktail making.
If you want to experiment with more low syn cocktail ideas which will not ruin your progress on the slimming world plan we've listed some other recipes to try down below along with their syn values.
At only 4.5 syns a glass, why not make yourself an SW friendly Tequila Sunrise?
Although the espresso martini requires a little more effort, it's worth it at only 5 syns a glass.
At 5 syns a glass, why not pretend you are at the beach this weekend with a cold SW friendly mojito in your garden.
To conclude, vodka, soda and lime is great low syn drink to enjoy on the SW plan as long as it fits within your daily syn allowance for the day. We suggest however drinking them in moderation, as up to three could take up your entire allowance.
We also suggest using diet soda and lime with your vodka rather than pre-made mixers as these tend to be higher in syns.