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Phase 2 Fast Metabolism Diet Foods

Crock-Pot Bacon Wrapped Beef Tenderloin with Balsamic Glaze -- for all phases. Use nitrate-free turkey bacon, skip the sugar (or sub 2 Tbsp xylitol or 15 drops of stevia) and sub 2 tsp arrowroot for the flour.

Homemade Lemon Ginger Tea -- soothes the tummy, calms inflammation, boosts immunity, and just makes a great all-around pick-me-up on any phase. Keeps well in the fridge for several days. Enjoy this sweetened with stevia or xylitol, iced, or just straight and hot.

Lemon Ginger Tea Recipe - She Wears Many Hats

FREE Dips and Dressings Mini-Cookbook -- 16 of our favorites! Mediterranean Layer Dip, White Bean Dip with Bacon, Peachy Keen Salad Dressing and more. Check out our blog for the download how-to.

Moroccan Beef Patties -- quick meal for all phases -- just skip the oil for Phase 1 and Phase 2. You can serve these with quinoa for Phase 3 (or brown rice, for Phase 1), or with a salad for Phase 2.

Moroccan Beef Patties

Vegans only: Here's a simple tofu/tempeh marinade with ginger, garlic, and Dijon (sub tamari, coconut aminos, or Bragg's aminos for the soy sauce). You can bake the tofu, stir-fry it in a nonstick skillet, or eat it straight from the marinade.

Simple Tofu Marinade | Healthy Bitch Daily

Spice-Rubbed Grilled Pork Chops on a Stick - love it! Sub tamari or coconut aminos for the soy sauce, and sweeten with 1 teaspoon xylitol or half a stevia packet. (These chops are really just thick slices of pork loin roast.)

Spice-Rubbed Grilled Pork Chops on a Stick

How to Roast and Grill Peppers (grill, oven, or stovetop)

How to Roast and Grill Peppers - Andrea Meyers

Cumin Lamb Skewers - This spice rub would probably make steak or chicken kebabs taste like a million bucks, too. For Phase 2 (no oil -- just use the dry rub) and Phase 3.

Cumin Lamb Skewers

Just 3 ingredients ... and this beef jerky is made from economical lean ground beef. Perfect for every phase of the FMD.

Mommypotamus' Beef Jerky Recipe

Homemade Lunch Meats for any phase -- what a great idea, and so simple. Use chicken breasts and skip the oil for Phases 1 and 2.

Homemade Chicken Lunch Meat

Pork Tacos with Cilantro and Lime from our newsletter -- This family-friendly recipe has variations for every phase.

Cucumber Gazpacho from our newsletter -- anytime, any phase!

Phase 2 breakfast isn't just egg whites. This light, sweet Citrus Fennel Slaw with Chicken happens to be perfect for any Phase 2 meal! Get the recipe from our newsletter.

Gingerful Smoothie from our newsletter -- sweet and spicy, with fresh ginger. Great new treat for Phase 2.

New vegans-only recipe for Phase 2: Marinated Tempeh with Lime, Ginger, and Garlic from our newsletter

All-purpose marinade for Phase 2 and Phase 3: Lime-Garlic-Ginger Marinade. Use it to make this perfect London Broil -- get the recipe from our newsletter.

3-ingredient Rhubarb Granita from our newsletter -- beautifully sweet. A perfect anytime snack for Phase 2!

Any-Phase Loaded Egg White Muffins with bacon - hearty, satisfying, anytime-meal. (Ideal Phase 2 snack, too!)

Camp out (or grill out) on any phase -- Boy Scout-style. Use phase-appropriate steak, and skip the oil for Phases 1 and 2 (use olive oil for Phase 3).

Jalapeño Cilantro Lime Steak Foil Packets - Popsicle Blog

Cillycumber Smoothie - this any-phase, protein-packed smoothie with the fun name is a finalist in our recipe contest.

Try this cilantro-cucumber smoothie

Vegans only: Tempeh "Chicken" Salad would be great for a lettuce wrap (just skip the mayo)

Tempeh Chicken Salad Recipe -

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

Hibiscus Tea Popsicles with a hint of cinnamon and ginger -- sweeten to taste with stevia or xylitol, and enjoy these fun red popsicles anytime on any phase!