The Beet’s Plant-Based Diet Recipes, Week 1, Day 5
Breakfast: Green Smoothie Bowl
Why It's Healthy: Chia seeds are high in Omega-3s which helps reduce inflammation in the body and support a healthy heart.
Why It Works for Weight Loss: The potassium in a banana (422 milligrams) helps control appetite, and reduces bloating. Plus a banana is relatively high in fiber, with 3.1grams.
Lunch: JUST Egg Mini Frittata Bites
Why It's Healthy: JUST Egg is free of cholesterol and has similar amounts of protein with less saturated fat than chicken eggs. JUST Egg is also non-GMO and free of artificial flavors.
Why It Works for Weight Loss: One serving of JUST Egg contains 45 calories, 5 grams of protein and no carbs. The fiber in the broccoli and spinach plus the protein in JUST Egg make for a filling, satisfying meal.
Snack: Cucumber Snack Box
Why It’s Healthy: Blueberries are loaded with antioxidants that help boost your immune system. Cucumbers are extremely hydrating since they are made up of 96% water.
Why It Works for Weight Loss: Crackers are a low-calorie alternative to chips. Guacamole is a sneaky source of protein and a good source of monounsaturated fat.
Dinner: Quinoa Tofu Burrito Bowl
Why It’s Healthy: Quinoa contains all nine essential amino acids. Tofu has more protein than beef for each 100 calorie serving. Tofu has 11 grams of protein per 100 calories and ground beef has 9 grams of protein per 100 calorie serving.
Why It Works for Weight Loss: Quinoa is a gluten-free grain that has 8 grams of protein and 5 grams of fiber so you’ll stay full longer.