Half Term Meal Plan

Healthy eating made simple and delicious.

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The school holidays are a busy time for families and especially those looking to lose a few pounds. With playdates and days out with the kids, it can be a challenging time and temptation may set in. Planning ahead is essential and this meal plan combines easy dinners which you can bung in the slow cooker in the morning to enjoy in the evening to recipes to try with the kids.


Breakfast – Fruity Breakfast Muffins

These little muffins make a great breakfast at home, work or on the go.

Lunch – Humous and Veggie Dippers

Home-made humous is the perfect way to enjoy a low fat, protein-packed lunch and three of your five a day.

Dinner – Slow Cooked Vietnamese Style Beef

We love this simple take on the classic Vietnamese bo kho – beef stew. The longer it’s cooked, the deeper the flavours, so it’s perfect for popping into your slow cooker.

Dessert – Berry Jelly

Refreshingly fruity and so easy to make, our berry jelly is the perfect low-calorie treat.

Fast Days – Tuesday

Breakfast – Chai Latte Shake

Delicious Chai Latte flavour shake, suitable for a very low calorie diet. High in protein, high in fibre and no added sugar. Four delicious Chai Latte shakes in one box with only 151 calories per sumptuous serve.

Lunch – Vegan Spicy Sweet Potato Soup

This warming sweet potato soup is delicately spiced, providing you with a hearty meal to keep you full on your fast days.

Dinner – Chicken Ramen Fastpot

Enjoy a taste of Japan with our Chicken Ramen flavour Fastpot. Meal replacement made easy- just add water and enjoy. (and only 200 calories per pot!)

Snack – Chocolate Raisin Bar

Replace a meal as part of a Fast day or any day with a LighterLife Fast Chocolate Raisin Bar. High in protein but low in calories.  


Breakfast – Fruit and Nut Breakfast Bars

Bake these delicious little bars in advance and store in an airtight container. They also make a healthy snack or a great addition to a lunch box.

Lunch – Potato Skins with Chilli Dip

Grilling potato skins is a healthy and tasty alternative to deep-frying.

Dinner – Rich Pork Casserole with Mushrooms and Soy Sauce

The ultimate one-pot wonder – let the slow cooker do the hard work, leaving you more time to spend on you!

Fast Day – Thursday

Breakfast – Blueberry Pancakes

Blueberry Pancakes – a perfect start to the day! Full of flavour, high in protein and easy to prepare, they are a great breakfast option on your fast days. Each sachet makes 1 large, or 4 small pancakes – so you can really mix things up!

Lunch – Americana Chicken Noodle Flavour Fastpot

This nourishing meal replacement soup will fill you up with goodness for only 203 calories per serving.

Dinner – Vegan Spicy Sweet Potato Soup

Enjoy a deliciously spiced sweet potato soup, rich in protein and high in fibre, providing a warming meal on your fast day,

Snack – Salted Caramel Bar

Salted caramel crisp bar for use as a meal replacement with added taste; you’d never know you’re on a diet with this bar.  

Fast Days – Friday

Breakfast – Apple & Cinnamon Porridge

Apple and Cinnamon Porridge, suitable for a very low-calorie diet. High in protein, high in fibre and no added sugar.

Lunch – Vegan Vanilla Shake

Our refreshing Vanilla Shake tastes so good you’ll shout” I can’t believe it’s Vegan! Whisk yourself up a nutritious & delicious anytime treat, which has no added sugar and is high in protein and fibre.

Dinner – Pasta Carbonara

Mama Mia! Bring a taste of Italy into your diet with our take on pasta carbonara. Enjoy as part of the LighterLife Fast diet.

Snack – Double Chocolate Bar

Double Chocolate meal replacement bar. Twice the chocolate without the calories!


Breakfast – Soft Boiled Eggs with Veggie Dippers

Dippy eggs with veggies make for a more colourful version of the usual toast soldiers classic!

Lunch – Chicken Pasta Salad 

This is a great way of using up leftovers – all the taste, less waist!

Dinner – One Pot Chicken, Barley & Mushrooms

Here’s our take on a classic casserole that’s perfect for a warm summer’s day – and no slaving over a hot stove!


Breakfast – Breakfast Burrito

Give scrambled eggs on toast a piquant upgrade.

Lunch – Cajun-Style Halibut

This recipe works well with any firm-fleshed fish, but large halibut steaks are a winter treat and really hold their flavour.

Dinner – Sweet Potato & Pumpkin Frittata 

Great hot or cold, our seasonally flavoured frittata is ideal for a filling lunch.


Mix and match from our selection of vegan snacks, you can have two per smart day.   Low-calorie hot chocolate and a digestive biscuit, 104 kcal 1 small pear and Edam cheese, 101 kcal 125ml white wine in a tall glass, topped up with low-cal soda water, 95 calories 3 medium clementines, 87 kcal 20g dried cranberries and 5 hazelnuts, 99 kcal   Become a member of the FastZone for even more recipes and a wealth of inspiration.
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