English 2 day fast diet recipes

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5:2 Diet Fast Day: Pancakes for Breakfast – Blueberry & Oat Pancakes with Cinnamon Recipe

5:2 Diet Fast Day: Pancakes for Breakfast – Blueberry & Oat Pancakes with Cinnamon Recipe

Weekends usually mean a full English breakfast, a bacon butty, cheesy scrambled eggs on home-made sourdough toast or pancakes
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5:2 Fast Day Menu Planner (including full Vegetarian options and Gluten Free) - never have a boring fast day menu again!

5:2 Fast Day Menu Planner (including full Vegetarian options and Gluten Free) - never have a boring fast day menu again!

'Half English' breakfast (V). My 'area' is developing tasty, calorie counted recipes for people to enjoy on fast days and in general with their families, rather than being an expert on the science / diet side
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Breakfast Week Meal Plan: Baked Full English Breakfast Recipe and 5:2 Diet Breakfast Ideas

Breakfast Week Meal Plan: Baked Full English Breakfast Recipe and 5:2 Diet Breakfast Ideas

I am entering  this Baked Full English Breakfast into Javelin Warrior’s Made with Love Mondays – as it is cooked with love and from scratch
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5:2 Diet, Fresh Fruit Salad Recipe, Meal Plan Ideas and Calorie Counters

5:2 Diet, Fresh Fruit Salad Recipe, Meal Plan Ideas and Calorie Counters

Stilton, the English blue cheese, crumbles easily for whisking into white sauces or dressings. I always makes a batch of this up along with my soup recipe in readiness for my two low-calorie fast days, as it’s all prepared and ready to snack on, as well as making a GREAT fruity kick-start breakfast for the start of the day
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A Weekly Meal Plan, A Taste of Autumn and Allotment Soup (100 calories) for the 5:2 Diet

A Weekly Meal Plan, A Taste of Autumn and Allotment Soup (100 calories) for the 5:2 Diet

And, my weekly meal plan is not that full from today onwards either, as I am on TWO fast days, I’m at Blog Camp in London this week, I have a review meal to attend and also a “Pop up Dinner” in Abergavenny on Friday and Press Day……before travelling to France on Saturday for a week
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Keeping it Real in The English Kitchen, my first Lesson in Controlling Diabetes

Keeping it Real in The English Kitchen, my first Lesson in Controlling Diabetes

(My father is diabetic as is my middle son, but I did not know until last Friday that, almost all of my father's siblings are also diabetic and some of my cousins as well
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Back on the 5:2 Diet – I need your help!

Back on the 5:2 Diet – I need your help!

I’ve added a couple of bits of sunblush tomato too, just because at this time of year our English summer tomatoes lack depth of flavour
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Recipe: Low-Calorie Fish on Friday – Mediterranean Wild Haddock Gratin (270 calories)

Recipe: Low-Calorie Fish on Friday – Mediterranean Wild Haddock Gratin (270 calories)

but, as today is a fast day, this recipe is perfect for a rather cold and snowy February day. To perk up my seasoning, I used some INCREDIBLE sea salt seasoning, that was sent to me as part of my recent Farmhouse Breakfast Week hamper - Breakfast Week Meal Plan
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Sepia Saturday on Sunday! London “Bath” Buns for Best of British and Seventy Years of Be-Ro Baking

Sepia Saturday on Sunday! London “Bath” Buns for Best of British and Seventy Years of Be-Ro Baking

They go well with a cup of English breakfast tea and can be eaten as a breakfast bun or as a tea time treat
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Scheherazade and Tea Time Treats: Cardamom Rose Cake with Orange Drizzle Recipe

Scheherazade and Tea Time Treats: Cardamom Rose Cake with Orange Drizzle Recipe

In fact both cardamom and rose petal jam are held fast in my culinary memory for two regions in the world – Scandinavia can also be conjured up when I taste a slice of cardamom cake, whilst an English rose garden on a hot summer day (do we have hot days in England any more
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Sepia Saturday – Seventy Years of Baking with Be-Ro: Raspberry Cheesecake Muffins

Sepia Saturday – Seventy Years of Baking with Be-Ro: Raspberry Cheesecake Muffins

 You can tell this recipe comes from the latest edition, as muffins were, (and still are in my mind) little YEAST raised griddle baked buns, sometimes incorrectly called “English Muffins”, they are NOT English, but British and Irish
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Pulled Pork with FODMAP Ginger Barbecue Sauce

Pulled Pork with FODMAP Ginger Barbecue Sauce

So, towards the end of last week, in an attempt to get back on plan, afterall on the days I did follow it I REALLY noticed a difference digestively, planning was key in it all and with Father's Day fast approaching and the thought of navigating a restaurant menu bought me out in a cold sweat, I knuckled down and after poring over the FODMAP books, again I decided to do pulled pork
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S'mores Cupcakes

S'mores Cupcakes

It's a quick and easy way to make your everyday food taste great. These rolls are soft and tasty, and ideal for a sweet snack or for breakfast
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A Good Friday Pie: Wild Garlic and Blue Wensleydale Tart

A Good Friday Pie: Wild Garlic and Blue Wensleydale Tart

Marinated English Goat’s Cheese with Wild Garlic, Stem Ginger and Herbs Serves. on my long walk to school, there used to be wild garlic growing in profusion on the edge of the hedgerows and a small wooded area, and it was my early morning breakfast as well as tea on my return walk home in the afternoon
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Winter Snack Recipe: Ploughman’s Rarebit – Cheese and Chutney on Toast with Pickles

Winter Snack Recipe: Ploughman’s Rarebit – Cheese and Chutney on Toast with Pickles

 I would have added some English mustard to my bread before buttering it, but the apple and onion chutney was so fruity and delectable that I decided to opt out of that particular tasting “tick box” – however, if you omit the chutney, then give your rarebit a leg up with a goodly smear of English mustard before adding the cheese, its brilliant and works wonderfully with the pickled onions
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A Food Blogger’s Guide to Keeping Fit

A Food Blogger’s Guide to Keeping Fit

This is a paid post for Maxi Nutrition, supporters of the English Rugby team. Luckily, I love to be outdoors and feel a need to be active for at least some part of the day
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Sassy and Lulu and the offending oyster

Sassy and Lulu and the offending oyster

A couple of brothers from Nutbourne in West Sussex leased the most run-down shack of a building in the poshest area they could find, and now flog English country goodness on sharing plates to ladies who lunch, lost tourists and lucky locals (at nights, I’m told, it’s packed to the gunnels)
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THE GREAT TEA REVOLUTION !!!

THE GREAT TEA REVOLUTION !!!

Sometimes you might just want a plain and simple cuppa – that’s why we do an English Breakfast tea too