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Phase 2 Fast Metabolism Diet Foods

Phase 2 Fast Metabolism Diet Foods

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One of our go-to side dishes: Green Beans with Shallots and Mushrooms gets so much incredible flavor from just 4 ingredients, plus salt and pepper. Enjoy this on Phase 1 and Phase 2 -- or saute in olive oil, if you like, for Phase 3 and H-Burn.

Green Beans with Shallots and Mushrooms - Haylie Pomroy

One-Pot Mexican Stir Fry -- love these quick-and-easy ones. For Phase 1 and Phase 2, saute in a nonstick skillet without oil (add a little broth, if necessary). Use 2 tablespoons oil for for D-Burn (swap 1/4 teaspoon chipotle powder, or to taste, for the cayenne and smoked paprika) and Phase 3. Use 8 oz. chicken to serve 2.

One Pot Paleo Mexican Chicken Stir Fry

Garlicky Asparagus - simple and fast. Enjoy the benefits of this ultra-alkalizing recipe anytime on Phase 2 (use broth instead of oil) and Phase 3, as well as every Burn.

Garlicky Asparagus Recipe |

From our blog: Chile Verde (Slow Cooker Pork and Green Chile Stew) - This delicious recipe can be used for Phase 2, Phase 3, and it's easy to adapt for D-Burn.

Chile Verde (Slow Cooker Pork and Green Chile Stew) - Haylie Pomroy

Phase 2 vegans only: Adapt this great Asian Spring Vegetable Soup with Tofu for the FMD - use Metabolism Noodles, saute the tofu in a nonstick skillet, and swap mushrooms and green beans for the carrots and snap peas.

Asian Spring Vegetable Soup with Tofu - Vegan Family Recipes

Smoky Asparagus and Mushroom Saute - this recipe uses morel mushrooms, the essence of spring -- but if you can't find them, other mushrooms will work just as well. Use nitrate-free turkey bacon. Saute in olive oil for Phase 3, or broth for Phase 2.

Smoky Asparagus and Mushroom Saute Recipe |

Marinated Asparagus Bundles - elegant side dish. Sub 5 drops stevia for the sugar, and tamari or coconut aminos for the Worcestershire sauce.

Marinated Asparagus Bundles Recipe |

Asparagus -- one of the first signs of spring! Enjoy this simple Chicken and Asparagus Lemon Stir Fry on Phase 2 (saute in broth) or Phase 3 (saute in grapeseed oil). Use tamari, 1 pound chicken breast to serve 4, and sub arrowroot for the cornstarch.

Chicken and Asparagus Lemon Stir Fry

Turkey Soup Shirataki from our blog -- Get your noodle fix on Phase 2! (And I-Burn -- just omit the green chiles).

Turkey Soup Shirataki - Haylie Pomroy

Yes, this is rice on Phase 2! Our special Metabolism Rice, made from vegetable fiber, can replace traditional rice in your favorite dishes. Get this Phase 2-perfect Steak Shirataki Stir-Fry recipe on our blog.

Steak Shirataki Stir-Fry - Haylie Pomroy

Introducing noodles and rice for all Phases, all Burns, even Cleanse! Our delicious Metabolism Noodles and Metabolism Rice are made from 100% vegetable fiber, so enjoy them as unlimited foods!

Metabolism Noodles & Rice - Haylie Pomroy

Turkey Fajita Lettuce Wraps | Go-to ground turkey recipe that works for all phases of the FMD, plus D-Burn! Saute in water or broth for Phase 1 and Phase 2, and serve over quinoa instead of lettuce for D-Burn.

Turkey Fajita Lettuce Wraps

Egg White Scramble with Red Pepper, Spinach, and Mushrooms from our newsletter -- light, fresh, and perfect for spring. A dash of nutmeg gives this pretty dish a wonderful flavor.

Any-Phase, Any-Burn Turkey Burgers - just 4 ingredients, plus salt and pepper (leave off the optional cheese). Use ground chicken for H-Burn.

turkey burgers recipe

Phase 2 vegans only: Pan-seared tofu with the same flavors as barbecued ribs! Cook on a nonstick grill pan or skillet (no oil) for Phase 2.

The Nutrition Twins

Braised Beef & Mushrooms -- the tender, slow-cooked beef absorbs the wonderful taste of the mushrooms, which completely permeate the sauce. Saute in olive oil, and use 3 pounds of beef to serve 12. Works for D-Burn (use shiitake mushrooms) and Phase 3. Omit the tomato paste for P2 (use stew meat, saute in broth) and H-Burn (season with oregano and dill).

Braised Beef & Mushrooms

Mushroom Overload Egg White Omelet - that's 5 ounces EACH of shiitake and oyster mushrooms (we had to convert from grams -- the recipe's Canadian) -- definitely enough for 2, with 6 egg whites! Cook in a nonstick skillet without oil for Phase 2.

Mushroom Overload Egg White Omelet - The Healthy Foodie

Seared "Scallops" Over Spicy Collard Greens from our newsletter -- King oyster mushrooms give the look and texture of actual scallops for this vegan Phase 2 dish that balances sweet and savory superbly.

Adobo Peppered Steak - fresh and flavorful. Use coconut aminos and skirt steak, and saute in a nonstick skillet (no oil) for this easy stir-fry.

Adobo Peppered Steak - Paleo Fondue

Turkey Cucumber Roll-Ups -- simple, versatile idea that makes an ideal portable meal or snack for any phase, as well as I-Burn and H-Burn! Start with sliced cucumber, add nitrate-free turkey (or beef, or chicken), phase-appropriate veggies, roll up and slice. Optional: spread on hummus or safflower mayo, if it's phase-appropriate.

Turkey-Cucumber Roll Ups

Smoked Salmon & Egg Canapes from our newsletter -- Need another super simple crash stash snack for Phase 2? These smoked salmon and egg white quick bites pack a powerful protein punch.

Endive Sardine Boats from TasteBook -- Here's a simple, flavorful recipe to get super-healthy sardines into your rotation. Skip the cream cheese accompaniment, and use water-packed sardines (and a nonstick pan, instead of oil) for Phase 1 and Phase 2.

Endive Sardine Boats

If you've been looking for an FMD-able Worcestershire sauce (it usually contains molasses and sugar), here's one! A simple recipe made with apple cider vinegar, coconut aminos, and common spices you've probably got on hand.

Homemade Paleo Condiments | Paleo Leap

Bacon Meatballs & Mustard Sauce from our newsletter -- these quick bacony bites work for all phases of the Fast Metabolism Diet.

My Christmas Gift to You!

Balsamic Glazed Steak Rolls for Phase 2 (saute in a nonstick pan instead of oil) and Phase 3. Skip the Worcestershire and butter, and sweeten the glaze with stevia to taste if needed.

Balsamic Glazed Steak Rolls | Picture the Recipe