Flaky and nutty filo pastry with a low GI syrup
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 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.
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.