5-2 diet recipes
5:2 Diet Recipes from London-Unattached and elsewhere. Some are adapted recipes others originals
Skrei with lemon and garlic scapes
Celeriac and Sweet Potato soup - a low calorie 5:2 Diet Recipe
Thai Fishcakes for the 5:2 diet - tasty, spicy, fresh fishcakes with no potato. A healthier option that will keep you feeling full longer. Under 250 calories for a generous helping of 6 fishcakes - enjoy with a salad or stirfry for a yummy 5:2 diet fast day
A 5:2 Diet Recipe for Thai Fishcakes with Cucumber Dipping Sauce
Spinach soup 5-2 diet recipe. This recipe is a reworking of last year's spinach soup. I've discovered, thanks to some advice from a friendly nutritionist, that one of the advantages of adding lentils is that you add protein - which helps to keep you full for longer. So, for 105 calories a bowlful, you have a sustaining lunch that should stop you raiding the biscuit barrel before supper!
Spinach soup with lentils - a 5:2 diet recipe. I'm working on improving my 5:2 diet recipes by adding a little protein where possible. This spinach soup has a few black lentils added both to thicken the soup and to add protein (lentils have nearly 4 times the protein gram for gram as potatoes!). It's still under 100 calories a bowl, or just over if you add a dollop of yoghurt for a nice creamy texture
Not strictly speaking recipes. I've summarised over a year's experience on the 5:2 diet, provided some ideas for meal plans and links to recipe and other resources. Hopefully all you need to know if you are starting the 5:2 diet!
5-2 Diet Frugal Fast Days - Using up that Turkey: One of the biggest challenges of the 5-2 diet for me has been how to cope with family Christmas. To some extent I haven't tried too hard. One advantage of the 5-2 diet, so far as I can tell so far, is that it DOES reduce your overall appetite and cravings for unhealthy foods. And, a
5:2 diet Turkey meat-balls - a low calorie way to use up those Christmas Turkey leftovers. Delicious and filling - and only 180 calories for three meatballs with home-made tomato and chilli sauce
5-2 Diet Frugal Fasting at Christmas with Turkey Leftovers
Low calorie turkey bolognese sauce for the 5:2 diet - turkey bolognese - an excellent way to use up those turkey leftovers and lose weight too!