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15 Healthy Smoothies Recipes for Weight Loss

Do you know you can actually lose weight by incorporating nutrients packed smoothies into your diet.

If your goal is to shed some pounds and be fit and healthy this article is for you. Losing weight does not have to be a frustrating and sometimes depressing task or a starve yourself to death mission.

Can smoothies really help you lose weight?

The long and short answer is yes. Replacing your breakfast with healthy smoothies can result in weight loss. Smoothies for weight loss really? Yes, not all smoothies contain high sugar and unhealthy fat.

You can create weight loss smoothies by blending the right ingredients together, healthy fats, low sugar fruits and vegetables like spinach and kale

There are lots of nutrient packed smoothies recipes that are filling and will help you keep your craving in check resulting in weight lose in no time.

The following are Healthy Smoothies Recipes that are not only delicious but help in shedding the weight.

Strawberry Citrus and Ginger Smoothie

Total Time: 8 minutes; Prep Time: 5 minutes; Serves: 2

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cups orange juice
  • 1 banana
  • 1 small fresh ginger root
  • 2 cups frozen strawberries

Method

  • Combine all ingredients in a blender
  • Blend until smooth.

Blueberry, Banana, Avocado Smoothie     

Total Time: 6 minutes; Prep Time: 6 minutes; Serves: 2

Ingredients:

  • 1 Banana
  • 1 small size Avocado
  • 1 cup frozen blueberries  
  • I tablespoon Almond Butter
  • 1/2 teaspoon Cinnamon
  • 1/2  cup of water

Method

  • Add all ingredients in a blender
  • Blend until smooth.

Mango Chia Seed Smoothie

Total Time: 5 minutes; Prep Time: 5 minutes; Serves: 2

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons chia seeds
  • 1 ½ cups unsweetened almond milk  
  • 1 medium banana, frozen
  • 2 cups frozen mango chunks

Method

  • Put all ingredients in a blender
  • Blend until well combined

Peanut Butter Cinnamon Smoothie  

Total Time: 5 minutes; Prep Time: 5 minutes; Serves: 2

Ingredients

  • 1 cup almond milk
  • 1 large frozen Banana
  • 2 tablespoons peanut butter
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon honey

Method

  • Add all ingredients in a blender.
  • Blend until smooth

Pineapple Kale Smoothie

Total Time: 5 minutes; Prep Time: 5 minutes; Serves: 2

Ingredients

  • ¾ cup water
  • 2 cups frozen pineapple chunks
  • 1 medium ripe avocado
  • 1 handful Kale

Method          

  • Add all ingredients in a blender.
  • Blend until smooth

Matcha Green Tea Smoothie

Total Time: 6 minutes; Prep Time: 6 minutes; Serves: 2

Ingredients

  • 1 large mango ( frozen)  
  • 2 frozen bananas
  • 2  handfuls spinach  
  • 1 tablespoon matcha green tea powder
  • 1 cup unsweetened coconut milk.

Method          

  • Combine all ingredients in a blender
  • Blend until smooth

Spinach, Protein Powder Smoothie

Total Time: 5 minutes; Prep Time: 5 minutes; Serves: 2

Ingredients

  • 1 medium banana, frozen
  • 2 handfuls of Kale
  • ½ avocado
  • 2 cups unsweetened almond milk
  • 2 scoops protein powder

Method                 

  • Combine all ingredients in a blender .
  • Blend until smooth

Healthy Chocolate Smoothie

Total Time: 5 minutes; Prep Time: 5 minutes; Serves: 2

Ingredients 

  • 1 frozen Banana
  • 1 tablespoon Cacao Powder
  • 1 small size Avocado

Method          

  • Combine all ingredients in a blender
  • Blend until smooth

Avocado Spinach Banana Smoothie

Total Time: 5 minutes; Prep Time: 5 minutes; Serves: 2

Ingredients

  • 1 cup Baby spinach
  • 1 cup water
  • 1/2 avocado
  • 1 cup mango

Method

  • Add  spinach and water to the blender
  • Blend together until smooth.
  • Add other ingredients and blend until well incorporated

Raspberry and Oat Smoothies

Total Time: 5 minutes; Prep Time: 5 minutes; Serves: 2

Ingredients

  • 1 cup frozen raspberries
  • 1/4 cup raw rolled oats
  • 1 tablespoon honey

Method

Blend all ingredients until smooth. 

Apple Greek Yogurt Smoothie

Total Time: 5 minutes; Prep Time: 5 minutes; Serves: 2

Ingredients

  • 1 apple peeled and cubed
  • 3/4 cup Greek yogurt
  • 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened almond milk
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla protein powder
  • 1 frozen Banana

Method

Blend all ingredients until smooth.

Pineapple Spinach Avocado Smoothie

Total Time: 5 minutes; Prep Time: 5 minutes; Serves: 2

  • Handful of spinach
  • 1/2 avocado, peeled
  • 1/2 banana
  • 1 inch ginger, peeled
  • 1 teaspoon chia seeds
  • 1 cup  frozen pineapple
  • 1/2 cup water

Method

Blend all ingredients until smooth.

Spinach apple Cucumber Smoothie

Total Time: 6 minutes; Prep Time: 6 minutes; Serves: 2

Ingredients

  • 1 cup rice milk
  • 1 cup baby spinach
  • 1 green apple
  • 1 large English cucumber
  • 1/2 avocado
  • 1 kiwi fruit, peeled

Method

Blend all ingredients until smooth. If you’re looking for more weight loss smoothies in the morning,

Coffee Banana Smoothie

Total Time: 5 minutes; Prep Time: 5 minutes; Serves: 2

Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup coconut milk
  • 1 cup cold regular coffee
  • 1 cup frozen banana
  • 1 tablespoon Peanut butter powder
  • 1 tablespoon chocolate cacao powder

Method

Blend all ingredients until smooth.

Peanut Butter Smoothie

Total Time: 6 minutes; Prep Time: 6 minutes; Serves: 2

Ingredients

  • 1 cup unsweetened almond milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla  protein powder
  • 1 tablespoon unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1frozen banana
  • ½ tbsp natural unsalted peanut butter
  • water to blend (optional)

Method

Blend all ingredients until smooth.

 Carrot Pineapple Smoothie

Total Time: 6 minutes; Prep Time: 6 minutes; Serves: 2

Ingredients

2 cups carrot juice

 1 cup frozen pineapple

 1 cup frozen mango

2 kiwi, peeled and sliced

Method

Blend all ingredients until smooth.

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