Archive for '5:2'
Back in September 2012 I decided enough was enough and it was time to deal with the kilograms that had slowly attached themselves to my waistline, cheeks and chin. Over the years, as my cooking skills have increased, so has my waistline and my husbands cholesterol levels. Learning to make bacon and cheese was a [...]
I’m nearly down to my target weight. As the weeks go by I’m still losing weight steadily, but the closer I get to my target the harder it seems to be. In order to keep up my enthusiasm I’m still on the search for new, tasty, low calorie meals. There is only so many times [...]
When I started this diet it was winter and I was quite happy that my 100 calorie lunch would consist of soup but as the days are getting hotter the soup is less and less appealing so I had to turn my hand to other options. It has been fairly easy to find a range [...]
Variety is the spice of life and I need variety when it comes to dinner, especially when it’s a dieting dinner. For me the success of the 5:2 diet is to fool myself into thinking I am eating a variety of good food so each week I strive to find recipes that are tasty, filling(ish) [...]
Twice a week my new quest is to find meals that satisfy my need to eat but contain 300 calories or less. I reached the point in my life where I needed to diet, but as an avid food lover I wasn’t wiling to compromise on taste. This led me to the 5:2 diet (you [...]