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.
This recipe makes two portions and each portion is only 200 calories per generous serving. The fresh mint is a perfect partner for the peas, and the addition of new potatoes adds fibre and helps make you feel full for longer!
A fabulous Chinese inspired meal with stir-fry chicken and crunchy vegetables; instead of wheat pancakes, thin egg omelettes are made as wraps for the filling, making a tasty low-calorie meal with bags of flavours and just a little heat!
These delightful little fish parcels are steamed with Asian inspired spices and vegetables, and make a wonderful low-calorie lunch or supper dish with only 180 calories per portion – that is two fish parcels and a serving of stir-fry vegetables.
An elegant and delicious way to serve a low-calorie pizza with gourmet ingredients – this pitta bread pizza is topped with garlic and herb cream cheese, Scottish smoked salmon, red onion and capers, and is served with dill and a lemon wedge for a special light lunch or supper dish when on a diet.
A tangy curried potato salad that is VERY low in calories and fat, with only 140 calories per portion.
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!
A creamy low-calorie lunch or breakfast dish with cream cheese, herbs and garlic – this recipe only has 190 calories and makes a filling meal for those on a diet.
A tangy low-calorie home-made coleslaw that only has 140 calories per portion, making it ideal for those on the 5:2 diet, as well as a healthier option for the school lunch box.
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.
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!
MY light and tasty version of a classic Salad Nicoise – this salad omits the anchovies and potatoes, which add to the calorie count in this rustic French salad.
A delicious and VERY tasty omelette that is a wonderful breakfast or brunch recipe for when you are watching your calories or are following the 5:2 diet.
Easy to prepare, these little salmon gratins are only 250 calories per serving and make a filling and tasty low-calorie meal for anyone on the 5:2 diet. Serve with 100g of steamed broccoli for an extra 35 calories, for a delicious meal under 300 calories.
A super low calorie meal that is satisfying and packed with flavour, and only 137 calories per serving.
These spring rolls are well suited to the 5:2 diet. Each roll has just under 100 calories; you could use a simple soy sauce for low-calorie dipping.