The Crazy Kitchen: Vegetable Stir Fry {5:2 Diet Recipe}

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Monday, 1 April 2013

Vegetable Stir Fry {5:2 Diet Recipe}

I'm now starting week 4 of the 5:2 fasting diet and things are so far so good. I've lost a steady 2lbs per week without feeling like I've been missing out on anything. On fast days I eat around 500 calories which usually consists of a late breakfast and then a dinner or a light breakfast and lunch and then a larger dinner. Crispbread's with Marmite have become my new best friend, at only 19 calories per crispbread I have them for breakfast if I feel that I can't wait until late morning. Sticks of celery are a life saver if I get the mid afternoon munchies and My Fitness Pal is a handy app that I use to keep track of my calories on my ipad and phone.

A favourite dinner on fast days is stir fry as I can have a pile of veggies for very few calories, with a stock cube adding flavour, and only 164 calories. I use whatever vegetables I have in, but always courgettes and broccoli.

Vegetable Stir Fry - Serves 1

1 garlic clove, crushed - 4 cals
1 Courgette (175g) - 35 cals
Broccoli florets (100g) - 30 cals
Beef Oxo cube - 13 cals
Chilli flakes - 1 cal
1/2 portion Amoy straight to wok rice noodles (75g) - 81 cals

  • Add a small amount of water to a wok & bring to the boil
  • Add the garlic, vegetables,stock cube & chilli flakes and steam the veg until cooked to your liking
  • Add more water if needed
  • Stir in the noodles & warm through

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5 comments:

  1. That looks yummy. I love Stir fry's :-)

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  2. Well done you on the 5:2 diet! About to start myself this week - keep trying to find a clear day to begin but life's all a little hectic right now! This looks wonderful though and not at all 'diet' food.

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  3. thank you....I think you just need to go for it, as long as you have a few supplies in you'll be fine...it's just one day ...celery all the way! Let me know how you get on x

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  4. Oh gosh! That looks SO GOOD! I hadn't thought of doing a stir fry but this is definitely on the cards for next week's skinny days.

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  5. This recipe was the best for me because my mother try to cook this and she got it perfect. Aside from this vegetable stir fry, do you also have a stir fried chicken? I want to taste it.

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