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Fast Day #4: Snack- Yogurt Fruit Dip Recipe 0.798 cal per gram

Fast Day #4 is going very well - the hunger pangs are very manageable. I've only had 1 latte sized cup of green tea. I tried to make my dear hubby some lunch but failed horribly at recreating one of his favorite Thai dishes, rad na. It looked good but did not taste very good apparently! Ah well, you can't hit home runs every time. This was my first time so hopefully I will get better at it.

The biggest lesson learned is that I definitely can cook elaborate meals for other people on my Fast Days. I did take a few tastes here and there to test the sauce but I did the "wine tasting" method, if you know what I mean (if you don't then don't worry about it, too gross to talk about). So I'm not counting those tastes as calories.

But until dinner time, I'm having a very healthy snack of fresh strawberries with a yogurt fruit dip.I haven't thought of making a flavored yogurt dip in ages. The first time I had this type of dip was in high school at a friends house. It was a new to me then and I haven't thought much of it since. But this is a perfect flavor booster for those on the 5:2 diet. Enjoy!

261g strawberries (89 cal), 60g yogurt dip (46 cal): 135 calories

Yogurt Fruit Dip: 0.798 calories per gram


  • 1 cup yogurt
  • 2 tbsp brown sugar, plus for garnish
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon


  • Mix all together and enjoy!

I used my regular full fat yogurt that I use for everything in this dip. You certainly can sub in low/ no fat, Greek, drained, whatever you want - it will just change the calorie count.

P.S. I had this snack at 5 pm. I think I'm really getting used to these fast days


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