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And get this — I actually enjoy the fast days. For those that know me and my voracious appetite, this is the biggest surprise. Yet it is as if my body gets a chance to rest and heal and everything looks a bit sharper and clearer.
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However, we still advise that you aim for healthier options such as wholegrains and keep sugar and other junk out of the equation as much as possible! So, true to form, I decided to put together a small handful of recipes so that vegans and veggies could have a go — and of course, anyone else on the diet who wants to reduce their intake of animal products whether for the environment, their health or the animals themselves. I hope you enjoy them!
Here is the complete list of recipes with ideas on how to combine and rotate them. It's a small list but you can mix and match to ensure the calorie limit is correct, as we've done below. Skip to main content. The Fast Diet: Intermittent Fasting - vegan style!
How do you do it? Choose two intermittent fasting days — eg Tuesdays and Thursdays — then restrict calories on those days.
Easy low-calorie meals
The days can also be tweaked to fit in with your schedule, eg if you have a prior dinner engagement on a fast day, switch to a Monday or whatever. Click on the purple text hyperlinks to go to my recipes , where appropriate. Many of my recipes also have Thermomix methods included, or links to the equivalent Thermomix recipe where appropriate, as well as conventional. I think that's everything!
Now, are you ready to be amazed by how much delicious food you can eat on a 'fast' day? Thank you. Please don't be daunted. I am no wonder woman or super mum, and I definitely don't cook three times a day, nor do I expect anyone else to! Virtually all of the soups and hot meals here can be cooked in advance and frozen in portions for easy re-heating if you're not sharing with the family I batch-cook, and freeze in small food bags , and salads can all be prepared the day before and dressed before eating.
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Breakfast - calories. Vegetarians deduct 75 calories. For those of you who like to save the majority of your fast day calories to really treat yourself for your dinner this is also good for men, who have an extra calories to 'spend' per fast day , and use less calories on eating during the day, here are a few more delicious lower calorie dinners you might like to try on fast days, that are a little higher on calories, but still fit for fast days Well, that's it for now I hope you've found some inspiration here to help you plan your fast days if you're the sort of person who enjoys cooking and eating fresh and healthy food for yourself and your family.
This is what I cook for myself and my family on fast days and it's fair to say that they've enjoyed eating all of it albeit they get to eat real rice and pasta and potatoes etc. There's plenty more if you take a look around, please feel free to share this blog anywhere it might help those who would like fast day ideas, and don't forget to leave me a comment and let me know anything you've particularly enjoyed eating, or any suggestions you have. Anonymous 25 October at Terri Allen 26 October at Inside Out 2 January at Newer Post Older Post Home.
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Coarsely chop the cucumber, celery, red pepper, tomatoes and onion, and place in a blender. Crush in the garlic and add the tomato juice, vinegar, seasoning, chilli, and cumin seeds. Whizz the mixture on high speed for a short time until just combined but not utterly smooth, if you like a few chunks. Taste for seasoning. Pour the gazpacho into one or two bowls, add plenty of ice cubes and stir.
Leave for about 5 minutes, then remove the ice. Alternatively, chill the gazpacho for 2 or more hours until nice and cold. Meanwhile, peel one or two of the eggs and mash in a bowl with a little salt, pepper and lemon juice. Freely add chopped fresh herbs to the bowl: dill, coriander, parsley, or basil calories negligible.
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Can be served with half a pitta bread 62 cals , cold, toasted, or cut into strips and cooked in the oven until crunchy. Keep in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 3 days and serve straight from the fridge. Chill the second boiled egg in its shell; mash with the seasoning and lemon juice just before serving. Not suitable for freezing. Feed the non-fasters: Multiply ingredients as necessary and serve with tortilla chips topped with melted cheese, crusty bread, or a hot garlic baguette.
Nutritional info per serving:3g fat, of which 0. South Indian curries are usually quick, often fruity, and always exploding with flavour. This sweet and saucy curry tastes as gorgeous as it looks. Use ready-prepared fresh mango chunks for speed and ease. If you have access to some fresh or frozen curry leaves, by all means throw them in as well. Slit the chilli in half or slice roughly.