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What to eat on the 5:2 diet: 50-100 calories

Plate of prawn skewers - Crack the 5:2 diet and beat the bulge - Diet&wellbeing -

Garlic prawns

(pictured, 80kcals). Toss 75g peeled raw prawns with 1 crushed garlic clove and chopped fresh parsley. Thread onto skewers, spray with oil and grill until prawns turn pink and are cooked through. Serve with 50g mixed leaves and 6 slices of cucumber.

Homemade tzatziki and crudités

(85kcals). Grate ¼ cucumber, squeeze out excess moisture, and mix with 100g 0% fat natural yoghurt, 1 clove crushed garlic, lemon juice and black pepper to taste. Serve with ½ green pepper and 3 celery stalks, cut into sticks.

Berry swirl

(88kcals). Defrost 150g frozen summer berries and swirl into 100g fat-free plain fromage frais.

Creamy rhubarb pot

(64kcals). Layer 150g stewed rhubarb, sweetened with artificial sweetener, in a glass dish with 100g 0% fat natural yoghurt, and sprinkle with ground ginger.

Rainbow fruit salad

(99kcals). Make a fruit salad from 50g blackberries, 50g raspberries, 100g canteloupe melon chunks, 50g grapes and 1 satsuma.

More 5:2 meal ideas and recipes...

5:2 tips to keep you on track, on page 1
5:2 diet meal ideas for 50kcals and under, on page 2

5:2 diet meal ideas for 100-150kcals, on page 4

5:2 diet meal ideas for 150-200kcals, on page 5

5:2 diet meal ideas for 200-250kcals, on page 6

5:2 diet meal ideas for 250-300kcals, on page 7

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