This Salmon dish is baked in the oven on a bed of shredded leeks. Ideal for a Fast Day dinner, served with some steamed vegetables.
The addition of the beans and chorizo makes this a substantial dish with robust Spanish flavourings.
The slightly spicy aromatic flavour of this goes particularly well with Asian Vegetable Salad and a Vietnamese style dressing. Leftovers could be used for No-Carb Caesar Salad and a Chicken Noodle Soup.
Using oats instead of digestive biscuits (Graham crackers) for the crust and delicious Greek yogurt instead of cream cheese for the filling, makes this a much lighter but still delicious alternative to a classic New York Cheesecake.
A flavorful, satisfying broth-based soup or snack Why eat bouillon? This is so easy and tastes so incredibly good. The mushroom gives a meaty richness.
A classic recipe from the Middle East, which, I have lightened up for a low fat and low calorie meal. The nutty flavoured sesame seed sauce (tahini paste) is mixed with fat free yoghurt, lemon juice, lemon zest and parsley for a flavoursome creamy sauce that adds moisture to grilled fish fillets.
A delicious low- calorie spread, or pate, that is full of flavour – red peppers are cooked with red lentils, garlic, red onion, chives and cheese to make a tasty spread or pate, that is great for sandwiches, crudit�s, toast, crispbreads, crusty bread or Melba toast.
Salads don’t have to be boring with no flavour, as is proved in this tasty Halloumi and Tomato Salad Platter; this wonderful Greek inspired salad is only 200 calories, making it a tasty main meal or salad option for the 5:2 diet on fast days.
A FABULOUS summer dessert that is SO easy to make and looks impressive, as well as being fat free and low in calories!
A simple flavour packed salad which is only 90 calories per portion. This salad is perfect for anyone following the 5:2 diet.
An intensely rich and satisfying soup with attitude that is only 70 calories a bowl, this soup makes full use of a glut of tomatoes and the quantity can be increased for more people.
This amount serves 2, and it makes a great fasting day meal for those following the 5:2 diet, because it’s low in calories but filling.
don’t know why I haven’t shared this primavera recipe with you all before. It’s low in calories, packed full of good things, and is very, very delicious. A serving of this will see you well on the way to your five a day
Here is my recipe for sweet potato and aubergine curry, adapted from a few recipes I found on Google for the same sort of thing.
Great for portion control, as I am greedy where tomatoes and mozzarella are involved, and it looks pretty, too.