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Woman's Weekly Issue 2 - 2017

Published by Time Inc. (UK) Ltd Loved and trusted in equal measure, Woman's Weekly has been the market-leading womens weekly magazine since it was launched 100 years ago.Packed full of inspiring, helpful and useful ideas and information for women who are the heart of their homes and families, it offers a unique mix of practical, compelling and up-to-the minute content.

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United Kingdom
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English
Publisher:
TI-Media
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welcome!

Our latest issue is full of new, exciting and delicious recipes for low-calorie meals – all designed to make the 5:2 Diet a lot easier to follow. So whether you’ve been following the 5:2 or 500 Calorie diet plan for a while or are thinking of trying it for the first time, we’ve made losing weight super-simple for you. We’ve got gorgeous-tasting, light, calorie-counted recipes for every meal, from speedy on-the-go lunches to make-ahead dinners to stick in the freezer. We’ve even got low-cal sweet treats to make fast days easier. There are also 12 delicious and nutritious smoothie recipes if you want to try the latest version of the diet – a two-day juice fast. Getting in shape has never been easier, or tastier!Good luck with the diet! ■…

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your 500 cal diet guide

(PHOTO: URBANLIP)WHAT DO I DO?• For two days a week, you should eat no more than 500 calories per day (600 for men).• The other five days a week, you can eat as normal. You should be aiming for around 2,000 calories a day, but don’t worry if you have a blowout, such as dinner and/or drinks, a couple of times a week. See page 91 for what you should eat to ensure you get a healthy, balanced intake of all the right nutrients.• If you’re on medication, or have any ongoing medical condition, consult your GP before starting this diet plan. HOW MUCH WEIGHT WILL I LOSE?Around 1lb a week – more if you have a lot of weight to lose. The diet will also have an effect on…

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breakfast

BLT BAGEL SERVES 1. READY IN 5 MINS• 1 x 20g low-fat unsmoked bacon medallion• /2 bagel thin• /2tsp very low-fat mayonnaise, such as Hellmann’s Lighter Than Light•  1 cherry tomato, sliced• 10g baby leaf salad METHOD1 Place a small, dry griddle pan over a medium-high heat and add the bacon medallion. Griddle for 1-2 mins each side until cooked and lightly charred. Remove and transfer to kitchen paper.2 Meanwhile, lightly toast the bagel thin, then spread lightly with mayo. Top with the sliced tomato, salad leaves and bacon. Season lightly to taste and serve. Sweet cinnamon porridge pot with warm blueberry compote SERVES 1. READY IN 5 MINS• 20g porridge oats• /2tsp brown sugar and stevia blend• Pinch of cinnamon• 20g frozen blueberries METHOD1 Place the porridge oats in a small microwave-suitable bowl with 125ml cold water…

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4 ways with eggs!

Blue boiled egg with smoky asparagus soldiers SERVES 1. READY IN 5 MINS• Small blue-shell egg• 75g asparagus tips• Pinch of smoked salt• Black pepper METHOD1 Place a small pan of water over a medium heat and bring to the boil. Place egg on a spoon and gently lower into the water. Simmer gently for 1 minute, then remove pan from the heat and leave egg in the water for 5 minutes.2 Meanwhile, bring a separate pan of water to the boil, salt lightly and cook the asparagus tips for 2-3 minutes, until just tender. Drain well and arrange on a serving plate.3 Remove egg from pan, place in an egg cup and slice off top. Sprinkle egg and asparagus with a pinch of smoked salt and pepper, and dip the asparagus in the…

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lunch

CHICKEN & SMOKED BACON ROMAINE SALAD SERVES 2. READY IN 15 MINS• 4 smoked bacon medallions• 100g chicken breast• 4 sprays of Frylight Olive Oil Spray• 150g romaine lettuce leaves, torn• /4 red onion• 2tbsp low-calorie dressing, such as Tesco Healthy Living Caesar Dressing• 10g chives METHOD1 Heat a griddle pan over a medium-high heat. Cook the bacon medallions for 2-3 mins, turning once, until cooked and nicely charred. Remove with tongs and transfer to kitchen paper.2 Meanwhile, place the chicken breast between 2 sheets of cling film and bash with a rolling pin to flatten. Spray both sides with oil, then season with salt and pepper and cook in the griddle pan for 3-4 mins each side, or until cooked through. Transfer to a chopping board and slice thickly.3 Place the romaine leaves in deep bowls,…

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great on the go!

Jerk butternut & bean casserole with pineapple salsa SERVES 2. READY IN 45 MINS• 1tsp coconut oil, such as Groovy Food Virgin• 1 small, deseeded red pepper, cut into pieces• 150g peeled and deseeded butternut squash, cut into 1.5cm dice• 1tsp Jamaican jerk seasoning• /2 can chopped tomatoes (200g)• 150ml fresh vegetable stock• 75g drained black beans• 50g pineapple, diced• /2 small red onion, very finely chopped (50g)• 2tsp lime juice• 10g coriander, roughly chopped METHOD1 Heat the coconut oil in a medium saucepan and cook the red pepper and butternut squash for 8-10 mins, stirring occasionally, until slightly softened and lightly coloured.2 Add the jerk seasoning and cook for 1 min, stirring frequently.3 Add the chopped tomatoes, vegetable stock and a pinch of salt and pepper, and simmer gently for 15 mins. Add the drained beans and simmer for a…

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