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, quick and easy 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.


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Serves 4. Ready in 30 mins.


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Instructions Checklist
  • Coat large saucepan with nonstick cooking spray. Cook carrot, celery, and garlic on low for 10 minutes, until soft. Add 2 tbsp water, and steam. Stir in spices and cook for 1 minute. Add the next 4 ingredients. Bring to a boil. Turn down heat, and simmer for 25 minutes.

  • Pour soup into a blender, and puree mixture until smooth. Garnish with chives and yogurt. Serve with toasted whole wheat bread.

Nutrition Facts

90 calories.