Phase 2 Fast Metabolism Diet Foods
Crunchy Onion Rings add pizzazz to salads on any phase. FMDer Rose Wagner created this brilliantly simple recipe, and we're hooked.
Yum! Crunchy onion rings for your next salad - Haylie Pomroy
Balsamic-Basil Salmon Spread - enjoy as a dip or lettuce wrap for Phase 2 (without oil) or Phase 3 (as a sandwich spread, too). Use nitrate-free smoked salmon.
Healthy, Easy Weekend Recipe: Balsamic 'n' Basil Salmon Spread
Small Batch Recipe: Garlic Dill Refrigerator Pickles — for those piles of cukes at the farmer's market (or taking over your garden) -- great on any phase.
Spicy Bean and Cucumber Salad makes a fresh, cool side dish or snack for any phase -- including anytime on Phase 2. Sweeten the dressing with about 10 drops of stevia instead of honey.
Spicy Bean and Cucumber Salad
Family dinner for all phases: Beef Kebabs on Skewers made with ground beef and great spices. Just leave the zucchini off of the veggie skewers for Phase 2.
Family Dinner: Beef Kebabs on Skewers
Quick Steak with Cucumber-Radish Salad for Phase 2 (without oil) and Phase 3. (Just skip the sprinkle of cheese at the end.)
Steak with Cucumber-Radish Salad | MyRecipes.com
4 Ways to Use Leftover Herbs (including that basil that's overtaking your garden right now!)
4 Ways to Use Leftover Herbs
Ridiculously Easy Radish Hash Browns get caramelized around the edges and really satisfy that craving for a breakfast potato! A finalist in our recipe contest, from Mary Springer of Charleston, S.C. Check out our blog for the recipe.
Ridiculously easy radish hash browns - Haylie Pomroy
And the winner is ... Spiced Turkey Burgers, perfect for any phase! Get reader Sarah Kyllonen's prizewinning FMD contest recipe on our blog.
We have a winner! Spiced turkey burgers - Haylie Pomroy
Garlic scapes (the sprouted tops of garlic) are a fleeting delicacy, only in season from mid-May through June. Use these mild veggies on any phase, as you would asparagus or scallions -- chopped up in scrambled eggs, blended into hummus or sprinkled in vinaigrettes. Check out this Fine Cooking article for more ideas.
Recipes using garlic scapes - FineCooking.com
Healthy Asparagus and Smoked Salmon Bundles -- simple snack for Phase 2 (without oil) or Phase 3.
Snack Smarter: Asparagus and Salmon Bundles
5-ingredient Lemon Thyme Lamb Chops - grill these up fast for Phase 2 (use lean chops and no oil) or Phase 3.
Italian Meatballs from our newsletter -- loaded with veggies! Makes a bunch, and they're great on any phase (they freeze well, too)