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5:2 Diet – Fast Days & Feast Days, Weekly Meal Plan and a LOW CALORIE Breakfast Omelette Recipe

5:2 Diet – Fast Days & Feast Days, Weekly Meal Plan and a LOW CALORIE Breakfast Omelette Recipe

This week was also the launch of the NEW Tea Time Treats challenge, which I am delighted to say, has linked up with Dom’s Random Recipes, for ONE crazy fun-filled month……you can read all about it here
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A 5:2 Fast Day Diet Winter Meal Plan with Low Calorie Highland Stew Recipe

A 5:2 Fast Day Diet Winter Meal Plan with Low Calorie Highland Stew Recipe

well, what with doing my Wartime Kitchen and preparing for Christmas, I have not had time to post any meal plans, or indeed any of my new recipes, but, I am rectifying that today with a NEW recipe that’s just right for all the snow and frost we have been having over the last few days – a Scottish inspired Highland Stew
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Fast Days and Feast Days: 5:2 Diet Recipe – Herb and Spice Crusted Baked Chicken Breasts (180 calories)

Fast Days and Feast Days: 5:2 Diet Recipe – Herb and Spice Crusted Baked Chicken Breasts (180 calories)

You can use any herbs or spices of your choice, and curry powder is also a great idea for the seasoned crust too, in fact, I have been experimenting, and the chicken breast shown in my photos was a curried chicken version, with no herbs, but JUST as tasty and totally delicious
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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

But, it doesn’t have to be that way, and after a couple of experiments on some willing guinea pigs, I have devised a low-calorie and totally delectable pancake recipe for fast days OR for a healthy breakfast for those on the go, Blueberry and Oat Pancakes with Cinnamon
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5-2 Diet Prawn Curry for a Fast Day

5-2 Diet Prawn Curry for a Fast Day

 The portion size is quite generous, but I chose not to make rice for my own supper, instead wilting some spinach and mixing them with some softened onion, cumin and coriander
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5:2 Diet Meal Plan for Fast Days: Low-Calorie Haddock Goujons with Garlic Panko Crumb (Recipe)

5:2 Diet Meal Plan for Fast Days: Low-Calorie Haddock Goujons with Garlic Panko Crumb (Recipe)

) This is a delightful and easy recipe for non-fast days too, and you can then serve it with chips or sautéed potatoes
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5:2 Diet, Fast Days & Feast Days and Roast Tomato & Garlic Soup Recipe (70 Calories)

5:2 Diet, Fast Days & Feast Days and Roast Tomato & Garlic Soup Recipe (70 Calories)

basically, on the “points” diet that I have always followed, (and I think that the Pro Points diet may be the same) if you KNOW you have a day coming up where you are going out for a meal or you will be eating MORE than your daily recommended daily points allowance, you can “save” some of your points up from days where you go BELOW your daily allowance, BUT only over the period of ONE WEEK = Fast days then
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Meal Planning Monday, 5:2 Diet Fast Days and Pesto Pasta with Parmesan Recipe

Meal Planning Monday, 5:2 Diet Fast Days and Pesto Pasta with Parmesan Recipe

The Marmalade has been made, for my grand entry into the World’s Original Marmalade Awards, British Farmhouse Breakfast Week is over and January is about to slither out in either an avalanche of snow or a deluge of flooding, and, it is another Meal Planning Monday post – WHERE did last week go
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Weekly Meal Plan and a New 5:2 Diet Recipe for Fast Days – Creamy Garlic Mushrooms on Toast (190 Calories)

Weekly Meal Plan and a New 5:2 Diet Recipe for Fast Days – Creamy Garlic Mushrooms on Toast (190 Calories)

You can of course use wholemeal bread, and I would prefer to have wholemeal bread, but it will almost double the calories for one slice of bread, so I decided to go for white bread this time, and of course, home-made bread would be brilliant too, of course
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Taxis, Trains and Temptation! 5:2 Diet Fast Day Recipe: Smoky Mexican Stir Fry with Chicken

Taxis, Trains and Temptation! 5:2 Diet Fast Day Recipe: Smoky Mexican Stir Fry with Chicken

And yes, I have not posted in two days, which is VERY unusual for me, but I have lots of lovely recipes to share with you over the next few days, as well as some reviews, news, giveaways and a weekly meal plan too……along with photos and my daily thoughts, I hope to be back on track (excuse the pun – all this talk of trains has obviously affected me) very soon
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5:2 Diet, Feast Days & Fast Days, Monday Meal Plan and Halloumi & Tomato Salad Platter Recipe

5:2 Diet, Feast Days & Fast Days, Monday Meal Plan and Halloumi & Tomato Salad Platter Recipe

on the Weight Watcher’s diet, if you don’t use any of your allocated daily points within a seven-day period, they can be “banked” for another day, such as a day when you are going out to dinner, or you are having a few naughty treats
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French 5:2 Diet Fast Day Recipe and Monday Meal Plan: Provençal Chicken and Fennel Braise

French 5:2 Diet Fast Day Recipe and Monday Meal Plan: Provençal Chicken and Fennel Braise

I enjoyed this today as part of my fast day menu, (the full week’s menu for the Lavender and Lovage household will follow on) and even Malcolm loved it, although I was kind and served his with some bread and a wee glass of wine
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5-2 Diet Fast Day Fish

5-2 Diet Fast Day Fish

 For me it seemed a lot easier to gauge when the fish was perfectly cooked than using foil or leaf parcels and a steamer on the hob as I did with my steamed thai style cod
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5:2 Diet Fast Day Recipe: Spicy Fish Creole with Coconut Lime Rice for Fish on Friday

5:2 Diet Fast Day Recipe: Spicy Fish Creole with Coconut Lime Rice for Fish on Friday

we all tend to eat far too much nowadays, and our portion (and plate) sizes have grown, along with obesity
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Fast and Feast Days 5:2 Diet

Fast and Feast Days 5:2 Diet

Check for seasoning Shape into four even burgers. Once you've tried the recipe, try it again with extra spice