Low Calorie Highland Stew

A hearty low-calorie Scottish inspired stew packed with vegetables and pulses, as well as low-fat smoked sausage if using.

Meat-Free Scotch Broth

A meat-free Scotch Broth type of soup/stew that is true comfort food with very few calories, and lots of your five-a-day in one bowl!

Autumn Broth Recipe

Hearty and yet low in calories, this vegetarian broth (or potage) makes a wonderful autumnal lunch or supper dish, and is perfect for those following the 5:2 diet.

Allotment Soup

This is a semi smooth soup which is only 100 calories per bowl, making it perfect for the 5:2 diet ~ I blended half the soup and then kept some of the vegetables whole for texture锟斤拷and I spiced it up a wee bit by adding some Smoked Paprika (Pimenton) for an Autumnal kick in the soup bowl!

Smoky Mexican Stir Fry with Chicken

Stir fries don’t have to be Asian inspired, and this Mexican style 5:2 Diet Fast Day recipe is packed full of flavour, as well as being healthy and containing some of your five-a-day in one filling dish.

Savoury Cauliflower Rice

A super low calorie meal that is satisfying and packed with flavour, and only 137 calories per serving.

Thai Mushroom Soup

This soup is super-light at about 125 calories per bowl, so it’s perfect for a fast day.

Butternut Squash and Carrot Soup

This is a very simple recipe: the fresh vegetable flavours aren’t overwhelmed by seasonings, and the cream just makes it all a little smoother.

Cottage Garden Pie

A cottage pie packed tight with vegetables. Your whole family will love this dish and it freezes well for those busy evenings.

Parsnip, Carrot & Lentil Soup

A thick winter soup spiced with cumin and coriander to bring you warmth, comfort and a full tummy on cold winter days.

Savoury Cauliflower Rice

A super low calorie meal that is satisfying and packed with flavour, Only 137 calories per serving.

Vegetable & Lentil Stew

A hearty and comforting stew that meat-eaters, vegetarians and vegans will love. Low on calories too. As with any stew, it tastes even better on day two.

Banoffee Pie

Who loves Banoffee pie? If you’re on a diet there’s good news as Jacqueline has a low calorie version that’s perfect if you’re counting calories.

Cinnamon Apple Crisps

Homemade apple crisps. This recipe for baked apples is a healthy snack that’s only 50 calories per portion. Great for when you are watching your weight.

Nut Roast

FastDay collects the best fasting recipes from the web and this recipe appears on the Tinned Tomatoes blog. For full details on how to make this recipe, please visit the Tinned Tomatoes website using the link below.

Mushroom, Spinach and Feta Quiche

You can make this quiche with bought shortcrust pastry or you can make your own. Either way, this quiche will be simply delicious.