Sometimes, however healthy you are trying to be, you just want snacks, maybe in the evening or to watch a movie with. Here are some healthier snacking ideas which may help you all under 5 syns on Slimming World or 100Kcals.

bars of chocolate, you can have a few squares for 5 syns or less, not this many!

This website is in no way affiliated with Slimming World, Weight Watchers, Noom or any other weight loss plan and no contributors have been trained by them or worked for them. It is the reader’s responsibility to check syn values, points and allowances themselves on the appropriate website or app as those given are approximate.

There are so many healthy syn free snacks you could enjoy I have written a full post of them. Find syn free snack ideas here.

Other good things to snack on are your healthy extra A choice of cheese or a cereal bar, bowl of cereal or some toast from your healthy extra B choice.

Mini eggs are 1 syn each on Slimming world so comfortably within 5 syns or less

Can you enjoy these snacks on other weight loss plans?

If you follow Weight Watchers (WW), Noom or any other weight loss plan you can usually count these in another way such as points or calories and all the following are under 100 kcal, of course always check your plan for advice.

Chocolate snacks for five syns/100Kcal or less

Of course, there are many things you can break or cut a piece off to fall within five syns or less but these are actual bars you can get for this allowance.

Cadbury buttons, 14.4g bag, 4 syns approx, 80kcal approx

Chomp, 12g bar, 3 syns approx, 60kcal approx

Freddo, 5 syns approx, 99kcal approx

Mini eggs, 1 syn each approx, 20Kcal approx

One Ferrero Rocher, 4 syns approx, 80kcal approx

One Lindt Lindor ball in milk chocolate, 4 syns approx, 80kcal approx

Maltesers, fun-size 19.5g bag, 5 syns approx, 100kcal approx

Mars bar, fun-size 18g bar, 4 syns approx, 80kcal approx

Milky Way, fun-size 15.5g bar, 3.5 syns approx, 70kcal approx

Milkybar 12g, 3.5 syns approx, 70kcal approx

Snickers, fun-size 18g bar, 4.5 syns approx, 90kcal approx

Twix, fun-size 20g bar, 5 syns approx, 99kcal approx

Skinny crunch 20g bar – 3 syns approx or 2 bars for healthy extra b choice, 65kcal approx

4 squares of chocolate for syns depending on the brand this could be 5 syns or less so a popular choice on this Slimming World syns list

Unofficial Slimming World Sweets syns – five syns or less or under 100kcal approx

These are better calculated as individual sweets, so here are some sweets for five syns or less each. Of course, not all you could have but a few you might like.

Aniseed ball 1.5 syns approx, 30kcal approx

Bonbon 1.5 syns approx, 30kcal approx

Flying saucer 0.5 syns approx, 10kcal approx

Jelly baby 1 syn approx, 20kcal approx

Cola Bottle 0.5 syns approx, 10kcal approx

Werther’s original sugar-free, 1 syn approx, 10kcal approx

Could you give these to your children too to reduce temptation? Or perhaps get them to help make low sugar treats?

jelly babies are a nice low syn treat on this Slimming World syns list

Unofficial Slimming World Cake syns – five syns or less or 100kcal

There are not many cakes that you can enjoy for around 5 syns or less guilt-free, but here are a few you may enjoy! There are a lot of cakes you can have 25g of for 5 syns including Battenberg, angel cake, Carrot cake (though this healthier version is better!), Bakewell tart and chocolate fudge cake.

Mini chocolate brownie, 3 syns approx, 60kcal approx

Chocolate cornflake cake, 3 syns approx, 60kcal approx

Chocolate crispy cake, 3.5 syns approx, 70kcal approx

Mini chocolate cupcake, 4.5 syns approx, 90kcal approx

Mini eclair, 2.5 syns approx, 50kcal approx

Mini ring doughnut, 3 syns approx, 60kcal approx

Bitesize flapjack, 4 syns approx, 80kcal approx

Jam and cream mini roll, 5 syns approx, 99kcal approx

mini eggs on top of cornflake cakes in paper cases

Unofficial Slimming World Jelly syns and calories

Jelly is a popular snack on Slimming World because it is generally quite low syn and also sweet. Here are a few choices for five syns or less.

Jelly cubes, 25g of cubes as sold, 3.5 syns approx, 70kcal approx

Ready to eat pot, standard, 125g post, 4 syns approx, 80kcal approx

No added sugar ready to eat jelly pot, 175g, half a syn each approx, 10kcal approx

Hartley’s jelly pots, no added sugar, 125g pots are just half a syn approx each in every flavour, 10kcal approx.

Hartley’ sugar-free jelly crystals are just 1.5 syns for an 11.5g sachet approx so perfect to make your own, 30kcal approx

mini jellies in various colours are usually 5 syns or less so a great item for this Slimming World syns list

Unofficial Slimming World syns list and calories – Icecream

Skinny Cow lolly syns

Mint double chocolate ice cream lollies or vanilla ice cream sandwich with chocolate biscuits, 100ml each – 6 syns approx, 115kcal approx.

Mini caramel bite lollies 3.5 syns each approx, 70kcal approx

Caramel shortcake ice cream lollies from a triple pack 4.5 syns each approx, 90kcal approx.

Halo Top

These are my favourite low-calorie ice creams Halo top for 100ml. As you can see below there is a huge variety of flavours and you can enjoy them all within this allowance! the calories range from 280kcal to 370kcal per tub.

  • Halo top Cinnamon roll – 4 syns approx
  • Halo Top Vanilla bean – 4 syns approx
  • Halo top chocolate – 3.5 syns approx
  • Halo Top Birthday cake – 3 syns approx
  • Halo top Red velvet – 4 syns approx
  • Halo Top Oatmeal cookie 3.5 syns approx
  • Halo Top Cookies and Cream – 3.5 syns approx
  • Halo top Candy bar – 4 syns approx
  • Halo top Strawberry cheesecake 4 syns approx
  • Halo top Sea salted caramel 3.5 syns approx
  • Halo Top Peanut butter cup – 3.5 syns approx
  • Halo Top Chocolate dairy free – 3 syns approx
  • Halo top Toasted coconut dairy-free 3.5 syns approx
  • Halo top Sea salt dairy-free – 3.5 syns approx
two wooden bowls of pink ice cream with raspberries and mint leaves the brands in this guide would be 5 syns or less

Unofficial Slimming World syns list for Yoghurts and chocolate desserts

Muller light yoghurts most varieties are around 0.5 syns each.

Danone Light & Free Greek-style yoghurts, Blueberry/Vanilla/Lemon flavours 0.5 syns each approx.

Danone Light & Free Greek-style yoghurts, Strawberry/ Raspberry/ Cherry/ Coconut/ Lavish Lemon/ Blueberry Burst/ Strawberry Sensation/ Peach Passion Fruit flavours 1 syn each approx.

Danone Light & Free Icelandic style yoghurt, playfully plain syn free per pot. Raspberry & Blueberry flavours 0.5 syns each approx.

Muller light chocolate fix layers, chocolate and caramel flavour – 3.5 syns approx, mint chocolate – 4.5 syns approx, milk chocolate 5 syns approx.

chocolate desserts

Meringues

Meringues are a great way to add sweetness and crunch to yoghurt or to make a bowl of berries seem so much more special. Large meringue nests are usually around 2.5 syns each but can depend a little on brands. Mini meringues are around 1 syn each.

For extra flavour add a yoghurt, fat-free fromage frais or quark. If you fancy cream it isn’t off-limits just because you are dieting. Light squirty cream is around half a syn for 3 tablespoons. For a few syns it means you can have lots of squirty cream with strawberries in a meringue nest. What a tasty dessert.

mini pink and white meringues for 1 syn each

Unofficial Slimming World Biscuits syns list – five syns or less

Each of these are the syn values for individual biscuits, obviously, for some, you can have a few for the five syns, for others maybe only one!

  • Mikado sticks – most are half a syn each.
  • McVities digestive thins – 1.5 syns each approx.
  • Arrowroot, 2 syns approx
  • Belvita, 3 syns approx
  • Chocolate finger, 1.5 syns approx
  • Chocolate chip cookie (hard and small), 3 syns approx
  • Coconut ring, 2 syns approx
  • Oreo 2.5 syns approx
  • Crunch cream, 3.5 syns approx
  • Custard cream, 3 syns approx
  • Chocolate digestive, 4 syns approx
  • Plain digestive, 3.5 syns approx
  • Fig roll, 3.5 syns approx
  • Jaffa cake, 2.5 syns approx
selection of chocolate biscuits you could enjoy from this Slimming World syns list for 5 syns or less
  • Gingernut, 2.5 syns approx
  • Chocolate hobnob, 4.5 syns approx
  • Jammie Dodger, 4 syns approx
  • Wagon wheel, 5 syns approx
  • Rich tea finger, 1 syn approx
  • Pink wafer, 2 syns approx
  • Gullon sugar-free chocolate chip cookies – 2 syns each approx
  • Gullon sugar-free Maria – 1 syn each approx
  • Gullon sugar-free Shortbread biscuits 1.5 syns each approx
  • Gullon sugar-free cookies 1 syn each approx
  • Gullon sugar-free fibre biscuits – 2 syns each approx
  • Gullon sugar-free plain digestives – 2.5 syns each approx
  • Gullon sugar-free vanilla wafers 2 syns each approx
  • Gullon sugar-free Dark chocolate digestives – 3 syns each approx
  • Gullon sugar-free chocolate wafers – 2 syns each approx
  • Gullon sugar-free wholegrain breakfast biscuits – 3.5 syns each approx.

Unofficial Slimming World syns list for spreads for on toast for five syns or less

If you have your healthy extra b choice available still then you might consider having something on toast, there are lots of choices under 5 syns you could try. Here are a few ideas. Pop them on your meal plan!

Chocolate spread including Nutella around 4 syns for 1 tbsp, 1.5 syns for 1 tsp.

Jam, 1 tbsp of standard jam, 2 syns or reduced sugar jam, 1 syn (all approx).

Marmalade, 1 tbsp of standard marmalade for 2 syns, reduced sugar 1.5 syns (approx)

Peanut butter standard 1tbsp 4.5 syns, reduced fat 1 tbsp, 4 syns (approx)

Marmite is usually syn free

Honey or Golden syrup, 1 tbsp for 2.5 syns (approx).

jam on toast with a glass of orange juice, with your healthy extra b choice bread you could have this for 5 syns or less

Unofficial Slimming World Savoury snacks for five syns or less

Crackers and crispbreads

Each of these syn values is for one cracker or crispbread.

Crackerbread (all varieties) 1 syn approx

Melba toast, half a syn approx

Plain or salted large rice cake, 1.5 syns approx

Savoury large rice cake, 2 syns approx

Breadsticks, plain 1 syn, mini half a syn and flavoured 1.5 syns approx

Butter puffs, 2.5 syns approx

Cream Crackers, 2 syns approx

Oatcakes, cheese/seeded 3 syns, plain 2.5 syns approx.

Snack a jacks jumbo varying from 2-3 syns each approx.

Snack a jacks bags varying syns from 4-6 syns a bag approx.

Morrisons Sweet and Salty rice cakes, 1.5 syns each approx.

bowl of popcorn for 5 syns or less

Unofficial Slimming World syns for Crisps – 5 syns or less

There are so many crisps you could have a few from a larger bag of for your syns but there are some that you can eat the whole bag, even if it is just a small bag!

Cheetos, 15g bag for 4 syns approx

Twiglets, 24g bag for 4.5 syns approx

KP Skips, 17g bag for 4.5 syns approx

French fries are 4 syns for an 18g bag, 4.5 for a 21g bag approx.

Quavers are 4.5 syns for a 16g bag and 5.5 for a 20g bag approx.

Snaps spicy tomato crisps (my favourite!) are 3.5 syns for a 13g bag, 4.5 for an 18g bag and 5.5 for a 21g bag approx.

Pom bear crisps are 3.5 syns for a 13g bag, 4 for a 15g bag and 5 for a 19g bag approx.

Popchips, all flavours, 23g bag for 4.5 syns approx

Lightly sea salted Propercorn, 20g bag for 4 syns approx

Smiths Frazzles, 18g bag for 4.5 syns approx

Metcalfe’s Skinny popcorn cinema sweet 11g pack – 2.5 syns approx

Metcalfe’s Skinny popcorn cinnamon sweet 25g pack – 5.5 syns approx

Metcalfe’s Skinny popcorn Sweet and salty 17g pack – 4 syns approx.

open bag of crinkle cut crisps many brands are 5 syns or less

Unofficial Slimming World drinks syns list for five syns or less

Syns for Beers, Lagers, Ciders and Ales

Ale and beer under 3.5% vol, approx 3.5 syns for half a pint

Ale and beer 3.5%-4.2% vol, approx 4.5 syns for half a pint

Ale and beer 4.2%-4.7% vol, approx 5 syns for half a pint

Cider, reduced alcohol or alcohol-free, approx 5 syns for half a pint

Lager, Reduced alcohol/light, approx 3.5 syns for half a pint or 4 syns for 330ml

Lager, alcohol-free, 3 syns for half a pint, approx 3.5 syns for 330ml or 5 syns for a 440ml can.

beer being poured for low syns with some available for 5 syns or less

Unofficial Slimming World Wines syns, red, white and sparkling

I have a full post about choosing wine here.

Bucks Fizz, 125ml 3.5 syns approx.

Red wine, 10-12% vol 125ml, 5 syns approx.

Rose wine, 8-10% vol 125ml, 4.5 syns approx.

Rose wine, 10.5-12.5% vol, 125ml, 5 syns approx.

White wine, 8-10% vol 125ml, 4.5 syns approx.

White wine, 10.5-12.5% vol, 125ml, 5 syns approx.

Reduced alcohol wine, 5.5% vol, 125ml for 3 syns approx, 175ml for 4 syns approx.

Low Alcohol or Alcohol-free wine with 1.2% or less vol, 125ml for 1.5 syns approx, 175ml for 2 syns approx or 250ml for 3 syns approx.

Sparkling wine, champagne/prosecco/cava etc 11-12% vol, 125ml for 5 syns approx.

three glasses of wine, one red, one white and one rose. A small amount as shown is 5 syns or less

Unofficial Slimming World Spirits and gin syns

If you enjoy spirits with a low calorie or diet mixer then usually you only count the spirit. Most low-calorie mixers eg diet lemonade, diet coke etc are free. This means there are so many you can have for five syns or less.

If you find a pre-mixed spirit can which is marked as low calorie or diet it generally will be around 3.5 syns for a 250ml can. Of course, individual ones can be checked on the Slimming World app or website.

Brandy, 25ml is 3 syns or 35ml for 4 syns approx

Gin, 25ml is 3 syns or 35ml for 4 syns approx

Rum (35-40% vol), 25ml for 2.5 syns or 35ml for 3.5 syns approx

Malibu, 25ml for 2.5 syns or 35ml for 3.5 syns approx

Archers or other 21% vol schnapps, 25ml for 3 syns or 35ml for 4.5 syns approx.

Tequila, 25ml for 3 syns or 35ml for 4 syns approx

Vodka, 25ml is 3 syns or 35ml for 4 syns approx

Whisky, 25ml is 3 syns or 35ml for 4 syns approx

Amaretto, 25ml is 3 syns or 35ml for 4.5 syns approx

Martini, dry 50ml for 2.5 syns, sweet 50ml for 4 syns approx

Gin liqueurs, 25ml for 2.5 syns or 35ml for 3.5 syns approx

Cointreau, 25ml is 4 syns approx

Baileys, 25ml for 4 syns approx

Tia Maria, 25ml for 3.5 syns or 35ml for 4.5 syns approx

three glasses of spirits in the colour of whisky a small amount is ok for 5 syns or less

Alcopops

Very rarely are these low in syns, check the Slimming World app or website for the syns but expect them to generally be high!

Cup of coffee with a heart in cocoa on top can be syn free

Coffee syns

If you make coffee yourself and use your healthy extra A choice for milk you can have it within your free and A choice allowance, if not here are some approximate syns you may find helpful.

  • Cappuccino with skimmed milk, large – 5 syns, medium – 4 syns and regular – 3 syns.
  • Cappuccino with semi-skimmed milk, large – 6 syns, medium – 5 syns, regular – 4 syns.
  • Cappuccino with whole milk, large – 7.5 syns, medium – 6.5 syns, regular – 5 syns.
  • Latte with skimmed milk, large – 5.5 syns, medium – 4.5 syns and regular – 3.5 syns.
  • Latte with whole milk, large – 10.5 syns, medium – 9 syns, regular – 7 syns.
  • Mocha with whole milk, large – 15.5 syns, medium – 13 syns, regular – 10.5 syns.
  • Mocha with skimmed milk, large – 13.5 syns, medium – 11.5 syns and regular – 9 syns.

So, as you can see it is so much better to make it yourself!

hot chocolate with a few mini marshmallows for low syns and cinnamon sticks many are 5 syns or less

Slimming World Hot chocolate syns

There are a number of hot chocolates you can have under 5 syns.

Highlights hot chocolate 11g serving – 2 syns approx.

Options hot chocolate 11g sachet – 1.5 – 2 syns approx depending on the flavour

Options indulgence varieties 2.5 syns approx.

milkshake made for 5 syns or less with syrup

Milkshake syns

Crusha milkshake syrup, no added sugar version 25ml serving for 0.5 syns and if using healthy extra a milk it makes a low syn drink. If you can only get the standard version that is approx 2 syns per 25ml. All flavours including cookies and cream have the same syns in each variety.

Nesquik milkshake powder, approx 1 syn per level tsp of all flavours.

Don’t forget for low syn snacks you could use your healthy extras and make something like baked oats.

Other articles you may find helpful

Healthy extra b (hex b) or healthy b choices

Healthy extra a (hex a) or healthy a choices

Choosing low syn wine

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  1. Stumbled across your fantastic site whole looking for SW friendly recipes. Amazing amount of handy advice & information especially the long list of just about every category of treat fo under 5 syns. Brilliant. Thank you so much ??

  2. Your website is full of useful information and tips! I am only 2 weeks into my diet, but hopefully your inspirational weight loss will give me the confidence to believe that I CAN do it! Thank you x