Smoothies: Boost the health benefits of your fast with our liquid meals. Just blend and go! 243 calories and under. This healthyrecipe is featured in the smoothie 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.
1/4 cup boiled (not pickled) baby beets
1/2 cup apple juice
1/4 cup orange juice
1 tbsp. grated carrot
1 tsp. grated ginger
How to Make It
Roughly chop 1/4 cup boiled (not pickled) baby beets, and process with 1/2 cup apple juice, 1/4 cup orange juice, 1 tbsp. grated carrot, and 1 tsp. grated ginger.
Smart Tip: Beets have soluble and insoluble fiber, both of which play roles in fighting fat. Its powerful nutrient
compounds help protect against heart disease, birth defects, and certain cancers.
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