Smoothies: Boost the health benefits of your fast with our liquid meals. Just blend and go! 243 calories and under. This healthy recipe 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.

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.

Chef's Notes

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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