The Fast Diet Recipe Book

Mimi Spencer

Published by Short Books in Paperback (£14.99) on 02-05-2013

150 delicious, calorie-controlled meals to make your fasting days easy

“A health revolution” The New York Times

The indispensable companion to the #1 best-seller that everyone’s talking about: The Fast Diet.  Mimi Spencer, award winning food and fashion writer, is back with this ground-breaking cookbook to help you get the most out of your fast days and she is joined by Chelsea and Spurs registered nutritionist Dr Sarah Schenker who has helped to expertly balance and calorie count these nutritious and delicious recipes.

 With over 150 carefully crafted, nutritious and low-calorie recipes in a beautiful full-colour format, incorporating the 5:2 Diet into your life couldn’t be easier.  The recipes are all expertly balanced with plenty of protein and moderate complex carbohydrates – designed to fill you up and stave off those dreaded hunger pangs.  They are split into simple breakfasts and leisurely supper dishes, allowing you to plan your fast day in a way which works for you.  The detailed menu planners by Dr Sarah Schenker also include lots of encouraging tips – including kitchen cupboard essentials, the latest nutritional advice, a user-friendly calorie counter, and a whole section of speedy meals that can be quickly made for those busier days.

  • The Fast Diet is ideal for those of us who can just about manage to be good, but lack the long distance rigour of saints

    Allison Pearson, The Telegraph

  • I think I might just be part of a health revolution 

    Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall

  • A health revolution

    New York Times

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