Skip a meal? Never!
Instead of fasting, fill up on foods that have a lot of water, fiber, or bothsuch as fruit, veggies, and beans. Add lean protein, fat-free dairy, and whole grains so you won’t miss important nutrients.
Toss 2 cups melon balls (cantaloupe, honeydew, or watermelon) with 1 teaspoon honey; garnish with mint sprigs.
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Toss 1 cup white beans or chickpeas with 1/2 cup each chopped tomato, cucumber, and bell pepper; add sliced green onion and a splash of red wine vinegar.
In a blender, combine 1 cup plain, fat-free yogurt and 1 cup unsweetened frozen berries; blend until smooth.
Grilled shrimp skewers
Season 12 large peeled shrimp with spice rub (try Dean & DeLuca’s Jamaican Jerk Rub ($9); thread onto skewers, and grill. Enjoy with 1 cup diced papaya.