This is your definitive guide to 5:2 diet recipes, tips, tricks and low calorie food swaps.

5:2 Diet: Everything You Need To Know From Recipes To Food Swaps

Diet: recipes, what you can eat on the fasting days and more… This is your definitive guide to diet recipes, tips, tricks and low calorie food swaps.What is the diet? The diet plan is simple.

Our easy recipes all under 500 calories, perfect if you're on the 5:2 diet. In fact, all of our recipes are under 300 calories, so you have an extra 200 calories to play with! Low cal versions of classics, healthy soups and light Asian dishes, we have plenty to choose from

Best ever easy 5:2 recipes under 500 calories

These Asian-inspired chicken burgers make a great, healthier alternative to the usual beef. Pickled red cabbage on the side adds an extra kick. Serve on round lettuce leaves instead of buns.

Eating healthily doesn't mean you have to deny yourself. This chicken noodle salad is full of delicious, vibrant Thai flavours, is quick and easy to make and healthy too.

Thai chicken noodle salad

Our ten salad recipes are simple solutions to a hearty but healthy meal. Easy to make and all under 500 calories, we have plenty to choose from: classic salads such as smoky bacon caesar salad and waldorf salad, to inspiring Asian salads

Low-fat butternut squash risotto

Low-fat butternut squash risotto

Low-fat butternut squash risotto packet butternut squash wedges Spray oil 1 vegetable stock cube risotto rice 1 medium onion, sliced freshly chopped sage Salt and ground black pepper

roast haddock

Roast haddock supper Fancy a change from your normal roast dinner? This delicious roast haddock supper is the perfect choice. Packed full of soft potatoes and fresh fish, this dish will go down a treat with the family

chunky chilli

Chunky chilli with chocolate

5:2 barbecue

5:2 Fast Day Recipes

Stuff I eat on fasting days on the diet. Please contact me if you'd like to feature them.

Day 23, Strawberry Milkshake

500 calorie meal plans for 5:2 diet

If you’re trying out the diet, then our under 500 calorie meal plans will get you though those fasting days with delicious and filling recipes - yum!

This is very delicious and sutstantial main meal which is less than 300 calories. It is very easy to prepare with most of the cooking done in the oven.

Stuffed chicken with spinach

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