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Low calorie recipes for the 5:2 Fasting Diet

At first, the thought of limiting yourself to 500 calories a day seems impossible. But the new diet trend gripping the food world, the '5:2 Fast Diet', is easier than you think. Instead of starving yourself, it recommends you eat small portions of filling foods that'll tide you over for the two days. Here are our favourite low-calorie, high-impact recipes.

Lemon and dill chickpea salad
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    Spicy zucchini omelette

    Spice up dinner tonight with this healthy and flavoursome spicy zucchini omelette - fresh, lean and satisfying. Suitable for the 2-Day Fast Diet.

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    Baked bean and ricotta-stuffed mushroom

    Breakfast worth waking up for - this hearty baked bean and ricotta-stuffed mushroom is quick, easy, and so delicious. It's also a great low calorie option for those wanting to stay on track with their health goals.

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    Hot-smoked salmon and egg salad

    Looking for a light yet satisfying lunch? This fresh and tasty hot-smoked salmon and egg salad is healthy, filling and makes a great portable lunch option.

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    Curried vegetable soup

    Warm, healthy and delicious- this curried vegetable soup is the perfect winter dinner for any night of the week. Suitable for the 2-Day Fast Diet.

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    Lamb kofta plate

    This healthy and hearty lamb kofta plate is perfect for dinner tonight - full of fresh, wholesome ingredients and exciting flavours. Suitable for the 2-Day Fast Diet.

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    Lemon and dill chickpea salad

    Light and fresh - this tasty lemon and dill chickpea salad is quick, tasty and perfect for the whole family! Suitable for the 2-Day Fast Diet.

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    Pumpkin and corn quesadilla with fresh tomato salsa

    Fresh, wholesome dinners are always the most satisfying! Just like this pumpkin and corn quesadilla dish with fresh tomato salsa - healthy, nourishing and so delicious! Suitable for the 2-Day Fast Diet.

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    Chilli prawns with green apple salsa

    These fresh, flavoursome chilli prawns with green apple salsa make the perfect dinner on the busier nights - quick, healthy and tasty. Suitable for the 2-Day Fast Diet.

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    Sour Vietnamese soup

    Spice things up tonight with this sour Vietnamese soup. Light, fresh, and full of mouthwatering flavour. Suitable for the 2-Day Fast Diet.

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    Thai crab fritters with cabbage salad

    These crispy golden Thai inspired crab fritters make the perfect dinner any night of the week. Paired with a fresh cabbage salad, this fresh, wholesome, and authentic dish ticks all the boxes! Suitable for the 2-Day Fast Diet.

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    Asian tofu omelette wrap

    Get inventive tonight with this fresh and tasty Asian inspired tofu omelette wrap! Full of delicious authentic flavour, this dish will have you coming back for more. Suitable for the 2-Day Fast Diet.

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    Tuna carpaccio with Asian salad

    Quick, healthy, and wholesome tuna carpaccio - the perfect Asian inspired dinner for the busier nights! Suitable for the 2-Day Fast Diet.

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    Zucchini and corn fritters

    These golden, crispy, crunchy zucchini and corn fritters are simply divine! Fresh, wholesome and delicious - the perfect quick meal for the busier nights. Suitable for the 2-Day Fast Diet.

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    No−cook oatmeal balls

    Looking for healthy, nourishing snack ideas? Try these no−cook oatmeal balls - full of natural, wholesome ingredients and so delicious! Suitable for the 2-Day Fast Diet.

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    One−pot poached chicken with soba noodles

    Fresh, simple and nourisihing. This one−pot wonder with wholesome poached chicken and soba noodles makes the perfect dinner idea for the cooler nights. Suitable for the 2-Day Fast Diet.

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