Dessert: Be smart and you can treat yourself without breaking the rules! 150 calories and under. This healthy recipe is featured in the dessert 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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Recipe Summary

Serves 4 | Ready in 35 mins


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Place the rice in a saucepan with the milk, sweetener, and vanilla pod. Bring to a boil; reduce the heat, and simmer gently for about 30 minutes, stirring frequently until the rice is creamy and tender. Remove from the heat, and serve warm or cold.


Chef's Notes

Smart tip: Use leftovers to make an easy mango brûlée for non-fast days (199 cals). Pop 1/4 cup sliced mango in a ramekin, top with rice pudding, sprinkle with 1 tsp sugar, and broil until brown. 

Nutrition Facts

148 calories.