5:2 Friday

5:2 diet

5:2 dietWelcome to 5:2 Friday.  If you blog about the 5:2 diet, come and link up.  The more the merrier!

This week has had it’s ups and downs for me.  I’ve felt hungry on fasting days, but have stuck with it, and have overeaten on feed days. On Tuesday I ate a lot of cake at my friend’s house, whilst sitting in the sun and getting sunburnt (whoops), and on Wednesday I had the most extraordinary urge to eat biscuits.  So I bought a family pack of shortbread.  And because I am a sucker for digestives, some of those new triple chocolate bad boys McVities have just brought out might have found their way into my basket in Sainsburys.  Who can resist a chocolate biscuit, with chocolate chips and a chocolate coating? No one, that’s who.

Honestly, guv’, I only went in there for ice lolly makers and a cucumber. 

Anyway, here is what I’ve been eating on fasting days…

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5:2 Friday

5:2 diet

5:2 dietWelcome to 5:2 Friday!

This is a brand new linky where folk doing the 5:2 diet can share recipe ideas, inspiration, meal plans. Whatever you like.  Join in, link up, make yourself at home, I’ll pop the kettle on.

This week has been pretty easy for me, as I’ve been staying with my mum.  She also does the 5:2 diet and we have been supporting each other.  She really helped me keep my mitts out of the chocolate box whilst we sat around the fire on Monday night.  She’s a goodun, my Ma.

5:2 cauliflower riceI tried something new on Thursday and made cauliflower rice, which I have heard a lot about recently, and got from here.  It was interesting.  Nice.  Definitely a base for something, rather than a dry accompaniment. It would be lovely with a curry, or in place of cous cous in a tabouleh.

So, here are this week’s meals.

Fasting Day 1 (Monday)

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