If you are the kind of person who loves peanut butter on their toast in the morning, you will need to make sure you are tracking the syns in this spread in order to stay on track with your syns.
Whole earth peanut butter has 2.5 syns for a teaspoon making it very high in syns, we would therefore recommend using this peanut butter in moderation, weighing out your serving.
In our syn guide below we will discuss how much Whole Earth peanut butter you can have on slimming world, some syn values of this spread and low syn alternatives to put on your morning toast.
At 2.5 syns for a teaspoon, you could have up to six teaspoons of peanut butter on the SW plan before using all of your 15 daily syns.
The peanut butter gets its high syn value since it's made from peanuts which are very calorie dense and high in saturated fat. For example, one teaspoon of whole earth peanut butter has up to 4.5g of fat,
When paired with toast you could be looking at using up to 7.5 syns, so we suggest using wholemeal bread which can be counted as your healthy extra B to save syns.
Whole Earth has a wide range of peanut butter on offer to choose from with various syn values, so as you can compare syns, we've listed them down below.
If you find Whole Earth peanut butter to be too high in syns or you are curious about the syns in other kinds of peanut butter, we've listed some for comparison below which show their syn values per tablespoon.
To conclude, Whole Earth peanut butter is high in syns, having 2.5 syns on average for just one 8g teaspoon, this is due to its high-fat content. To stay on track with syns we suggest measuring out your portion of peanut butter and using toast as your healthy extra B to save syns.