7 Fast and Filling Soups: Perfect for fast days, cook these meals, and then take single portions. Lose weight the 5:2 way. This healthy recipe is featured in the soups section of the new 5:2 Starter's Guide to The 2-Day Diet. The book provides a selection of over 100 tasty recipes to help you meet the daily 500 calorie allotment for the 2 days of intermittent fasting, as required by the 5:2 Diet.
1 tbsp. olive oil
1 chopped onion
2 tsp. ground coriander
Pinch of cinnamon
2 peeled and sliced carrots
2 small peeled and sliced parsnips
2 small peeled and cubed sweet potatoes
2 cups peeled and cubed butternut squash
6 cups hot gluten-free low-sodium vegetable stock
1/2 14 oz. can cannolini beans
How to Make It
Heat olive oil. Sauté onion until soft. Add next two ingredients, and cook for 30 seconds.
Transfer to a large saucepan, and add the next 5 ingredients. Season and simmer for 20 minutes, until the vegetables have softened.
Add the cannolini beans to the soup; warm through, and serve.
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