Monday, May 7, 2012

Fruit Fast - Day 2

Day 2 of the Fruit Fast and I'm still feeling pretty energized and not hungry.

7:30am Breakfast - smoothie with 1 cup frozen mango, 1 frozen banana, 6 fresh strawberries, water, 1 tsp coconut oil
11:00am Snack - 1 banana
12:30pm Lunch - Avocado Strawberry Fruit Salad mix of 1 avocado diced, 6 strawberries sliced, 3 cherry tomatoes diced, 8 red grapes, 1/2 red pepper diced, 1/2 orange pepper diced, 1 tsp lime juice, a little cayenne pepper and salt
2:00pm Snack - 2 clementines, handful red grapes
5:00pm Snack - smoothie with 1 frozen banana, handful of red grapes, 1 small green apple
8:45pm Dinner - raw zucchini noodles with avocado pesto - 1 zucchini, 1 avocado, garlic, olive oil, salt, basil
9:30pm Snack - frozen banana soft serve - 1 frozen banana, 1 cup frozen mango, 1/2 cup unsweetened coconut milk, topped with unsweetened coconut shreds and a TB of goji berries

I really enjoyed my lunch! Here's the recipe, I adapted it from another I'd seen for Avocado Strawberry Salad stuffed in a red pepper.

Avocado Strawberry Fruit Salad
1 serving


  • 1 avocado diced
  • 1/2 red pepper, diced
  • 1/2 orange pepper, diced
  • 6 strawberries, sliced
  • 3 cherry tomatoes, diced
  • 8 red grapes
  • 1 tsp lime juice
  • dash cayenne pepper and salt to taste
  1. chop everything up, combine well and enjoy!

Dinner was delicious!! I suppose we stretched the fruit fast a bit to include some garlic and basil though. It was worth it. Still feeling light! This pesto was adapted from a recipe from

Raw Zucchini Pasta with Avocado Pesto
1 serving


  • 1 medium zucchini spiral sliced (you could use a vegetable peeler and make thin flat noodles if you dont have a spiral slicer.
  • 1 medium sized ripe Avocado, pitted
  • 1 TB lemon juice
  • 3 cloves garlic
  • 1/2 tsp sea salt
  • 1/4 cup fresh basil
  • 2 TB extra virgin olive oil
  • 4 cherry tomatoes
  1. Place the garlic cloves, lemon juice and olive oil in food processor, process til smooth. 
  2. Add in the avocado, basil and salt, process til smooth and creamy. Add in water if too thick.
  3. Pour sauce onto noodles, garnish with chopped cherry tomatoes.

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