The Fast Diet: Menu Planning and Recipes Revisited for the 5:2 Diet
For today I want to share some of my most popular 5:2 recipes and meal plans from the archives, as well as remind any new readers why the fast diet is so beneficial and works for me.
Leek and Celeriac Gratin
Leek and celeriac gratin - a vegetarian recipe for leek and celeriac gratin for a 5-2 diet fast day. Comforting, adaptable, low-calorie and easy to make
5:2 Diet Meal Plan for Fast Days: Low-Calorie Haddock Goujons with Garlic Panko Crumb (Recipe)
One of the best ways to keep on track, for me, is to devise a weekly meal plan; not a full weekly meal plan as such, although they do help, but to decide what I am making and eating for my two 5:2 Fast Days. It's so much easier to follow the plan that way and I know what I am doing. So, today I am sharing my TWO menu plans for my two fast days - I usually fast on Mondays and Wednesdays, but as I hate being controlled (even by myself!) that changes according to my plans.
My most popular recipe for Chinese New Year! I am making this again this weekend! Easy 5:2 Fast Day Recipe: Chinese Garlic,Ginger & Honey Chicken with Noodles (200 Calories)
Recipe: Low-Calorie Fish on Friday - Mediterranean Wild Haddock Gratin (270 calories)
A colourful fuss-free one pan lunch or supper dish that is packed full of tasty vegetables, new potatoes and wild Scottish haddock fillets; there is only 270 calories in the complete recipe and nothing else is needed to serve alongside it.