A diet only works if you can stick to it. So if you're like most people, most diets don't work for you. That's why the 5:2 Diet is different. You can enjoy your favorite foods most days and only fast two days a week-and still lose weight! In The 5:2 Diet Cookbook: Over 75 Fast Diet Recipes and Meal Plans to Lose Weight with Intermittent Fasting, you'll learn to balance your eating and fasting times in a way that will help you live with a diet that doesn't feel like a diet. Gone are the endless days of feeling hungry, deprived, and defeated. The 5:2 Diet Cookbook is more like a blueprint for a way of eating that doesn't require you to make drastic changes to your daily routine, buy expensive foods or meal replacements, or give up many of the foods you love. The 5:2 Diet works by balancing five days of eating normally with two days of eating about one-quarter of your usual amount of food. In The 5:2 Diet Cookbook you'll find everything you need to begin the plan. It includes: A detailed overview of the 5:2 Diet and how it can help you lose weight and reduce your risk of heart disease, diabetes, and more More than 75 recipes for satisfying low-calorie main courses and snacks for fasting days A month of "fasting-day" meal plans Delicious low-calorie recipes include favorites like Blueberry Pancakes, Classic Beef Chili with Cheddar Cheese, Eggplant and Ricotta Lasagna, and Cinnamon-Sugar Crisps Ten essential steps for 5:2 Diet success 5:2 Diet food list of foods to enjoy or avoid, cooking techniques, and tips for making good choices when dining out A manageable and sustainable diet plan, The 5:2 Diet Cookbook provides the essential tools to help you lose weight and keep it off.