Tonight we had a stir fry with loads of veg, king prawns, and vermicelli noodles, and it came in at under 300 calories for a huge serving. Nobody went hungry this evening, and the children enjoyed it.
Here is my recipe for baked cod with tomatoes, olives and capers. It’s a fresh and light meal that is great for supper on a sunny day.
Minestrone soup it probably my new favourite 5:2 soup. Not only is is filling, and really really yummy, it�s nice and low in calories.
The classic Spanish chilled soup, lightened up for the 5:2 diet – this makes 6 servings and each serving is only 100 calories. Perfect for summer, picnics or light lunches.
Packed with fresh herbs and a dash of Tabasco to add a spicy kick, these are perfect for anyone following a low-calorie diet such as the 5:2 diet (for fast days).
This amazingly tasty soup is low in calories and packed full of your five-a-day requirements; use any green leaves in this soup, which is a perfect way of using a glut of summer lettuces.
A delicious oven baked risotto with only 380 calories per serving, meaning you can have your bacon and wine, as well as risotto and eat it, whilst on a low-calorie or healthy diet!
A fabulous low-calorie luxury smoked haddock dish that is easy to make, making use of frozen spinach and pre-grated Parmesan cheese and is incredibly tasty.
A fabulous way to fill up with two of your five a day as well as feel satisfied when dieting, this stir-fry recipe is easy to make and is packed with Oriental flavours.
A delectable spiced soup with the smoky flavours of chipotle chilli, as well as warm cumin and coriander.
A delectable and healthy take on the classic Ni锟給ise Salad; in place of the usual tuna or anchovies, freshly cooked Scottish salmon is used, and a tangy light dressing (low fat and low calorie) adds to the freshness of the combined salad ingredients.
Delightful little vegetarian fritters with the added seasonal bonus of wild garlic (ramsons), chilli and sweetcorn; these fritters are a low 185 calories per serving (4 small or 2 large fritters per person) and can be eaten hot or cold.
This salad is deliciously filling and with only 200 calories per portion, it makes a fabulous meal for anyone following the 5:2 diet on a fast day; or, for any other diet that is low-calorie based.
A lovely low-calorie beef Kheema, which, is an Indian curry that uses minced beef or lamb; it is well worth making the spice mix as shown in the recipe ingredients, as this makes for a more fragrant curry, and can be easily measured and mixed before cooking commences.
A tasty low-calorie meal that is easy to cook and makes a wonderful family meal, as well as being the perfect dish for those following the 5:2 diet for a fast day.
A delectable low-calorie French inspired recipe of chicken braised with bacon, fennel, garlic and tomatoes in a light wine broth.
A delicious soup with bags of flavour and yet each bowl is only 85 calories. (Or 100 calories with the croutons).
An elegant, low-calorie seafood salad; this seafood platter has plump seared scallops with king prawns dressed in a tangy herb and chilli vinaigrette.
Lightly spiced and low-calorie fish wraps, perfect for a light family lunch or supper, and easy to cook.