Fast diet recipes – day 9

Fast diet recipes – day 9

Breakfast: Strawberry breakfast pots (170 calories) Lunch: Spiced parsnip soup (151 calories) Dinner: Garlic and herb roasted tomatoes (178 calories) = 499 calories For a man’s 600 calorie day, add: Snack: 12 g (about 27) wasabi peas (48 calories) Dessert: Strawberry, ginger and lime sorbet 

Fast Diet recipes – day 8

Fast Diet recipes – day 8

Breakfast: Apricot and ginger porridge (201 calories) Lunch: Asian omelette rolls (193 calories) Dinner: Vegetable stir fry (160 calories) = 554 calories (plus mandarin jelly for Justin – 39 calories) Today was the last fast day before a much-anticipated trip to France to see my 

Fast Diet recipes – Day 7

Fast Diet recipes – Day 7

Breakfast: Poached eggs with chilli and soy (175 calories) Lunch: Smoked salmon and dill cream cheese crispbreads (199 calories) Dinner: Lamb and lentil koftas with tzatziki (196 calories) = 570 calories Although this wasn’t the most nutritionally balanced day, being rather higher in protein and 

Fast Diet recipes – Day 6

Fast Diet recipes – Day 6

Breakfast: Stewed apple breakfast pots – 195 calories Lunch: Chicken meatball broth – 198 calories Dinner: Carrot and feta salad – 204 calories = 597 calories Although our energy was running low after 2 fast days in a row, it wasn’t as much of a 

Fast Diet recipes – Day 5

Fast Diet recipes – Day 5

Breakfast: Prune and vanilla porridge – 193 calories Lunch: Slow-roasted tomato and red onion soup – 180 calories Dinner: Smoked Haddock with celeriac and spinach mash – 181 calories = 554 calories It seems like ages since the last fast day and we’ve had plenty 

Fast Diet recipes – Day 4

Fast Diet recipes – Day 4

Breakfast: Rhubarb breakfast pots (187 calories) Lunch: Flageolet hummus (176 calories) Dinner: Broccoli and cauliflower with chilli and anchovy (140 calories) = 503 calories I was a little worried about day 4 as it was the first fast day to coincide with a food styling 

Fast Diet recipes – Day 3

Fast Diet recipes – Day 3

Breakfast: Banana and cinnamon porridge – 203 calories Lunch: Poached eggs with chilli and soy – 175 calories Dinner: White bean, tomato and anchovy salad – 154 calories = 532 calories (Justin had an apple too which brought his total up to 600) I had 

Fast Diet recipes – day 2

Fast Diet recipes – day 2

Breakfast: Rhubarb breakfast pots (187 calories) Lunch: Crunchy Asian salad (160 calories) Dinner: Lamb and lentil koftas with yoghurt dip & tabbouleh (183 calories) = 530 calories Yesterday was our second fast day and so far, so good. I’ve managed to bring the calories down 

Fast Diet recipes – day 1

Fast Diet recipes – day 1

Fast Diet recipes – day 1 Breakfast: Apricot and ginger porridge (201 calories) Lunch: Butterbean, tomato and parsley salad (166 calories) Dinner: Fava bean puree with chard (192 calories); Mandarin jelly (39 calories) = 598 calories

The Fast Diet

The Fast Diet

After spending much of my teenage life on one diet or another, I gave it all up in my 20s. I love food; both the flavour and sensation of eating and all the social rituals that surround it. Exercise however, I can take or leave.