Sounds super easy when you hear drinking a smoothie can help you lose weight, doesn’t it? I mean how hard is it to blend up some power packed ingredients?
Adding to the benefit of losing weight, these smoothies keep your skin, hair, and bones healthy. Wait, there’s more! They also help satisfy cravings and are a great shortcut to a hearty-breakfast! But, of course, this still isn’t all of what smoothies are capable of.
This Try Articles article highlights all the nutritional benefits and has some super easy and awesome weight-loss smoothie recipes for you to try!
Spinach Flax Protein Smoothie
Spinach is rich in iron, phosphorus, copper, magnesium, potassium, and manganese and plenty more. Basically, it’s safe to say that it has benefits for every part of your body.
Flaxseeds are a superfood and are a great source of anti-inflammatory omega-3 fatty acids. It Also contains Vitamin B1, Vitamin B6, calcium, iron, and magnesium.
- Spinach — 1 Cup.
- Pineapple — 1/2 Cup.
- Mango — 1/2 Cup.
- Banana — 1/2.
- Flaxseeds — 1 Tbsp.
- Unsweetened almond milk — 1 ½ Cups.
Place all the ingredients in the blender and give it a few pulses. Pour into a glass or a fancy mason jar. Your super smoothie is ready to drink!
This smoothie is packed with anti-oxidants that are loaded with blueberries and a whole lot of vitamin C from the orange. First-hand in-take on potassium from the banana. Sunrise smoothie takes its name from how instantly energetic and awake this drink makes you feel. It literally feels like a beach vacation in a glass!
- Frozen Mixed Berries — 1 Cup.
- Frozen Banana — 1 whole.
- Orange — 1 whole (peeled and de-seeded).
- Vanilla flavored Greek yogurt — 1/4 to 1/3 Cup.
Put all the ingredients in a blender. Run in for 30 seconds. Pour into your glass and drink up the refreshing goodness!
Grape And Blueberry Protein Smoothie
Our combination pick for this one is grape and blueberries because grapes are packed flavanoids and reservatols. They play their role in preventing heart disease. For this reason and more they are a great addition to a healthy diet.
On the other hand, blueberries help with diabetes, blood pressure and maintain healthy bones. Wondering where the protein comes in? It’s from an egg! The most common and likable source of protein amongst many.
Let’s start making this super awesome smoothie!
- Egg — 1 (scrambled and cooled).
- Blueberries (Fresh) — 1/2 Cup.
- Grapes (Fresh) — 1/2 Cup.
- Frozen Banana — 1.
- Unsweetened Almond Milk — 1/2 Cup.
- Orange Juice (freshly squeezed) 1/4 Cup.
Add all the ingredients into your blending machine and hit high speed. Pour the smoothie into a tall glass and devour!
Note: If you dislike eggs, you could alter that with nuts or yogurt.
Berry Oat Smoothie
Oats are a great source of vitamins, minerals, and fibers. Oats are one of the healthiest grains on Earth. The dietary fiber in oats is the highest amongst many other grains. It’s a great choice for a healthy smoothie.
- Rolled oats — 1/2 Cup.
- Blueberries — 1/2 Cup.
- Honey — 2 Tbsp.
- Milk — 1 Cup.
- Yogurt (Vanilla yogurt) — 1/3 Cup.
Place all the ingredients in the blender and run it at high speed for 30 seconds. Transfer the smoothie into a glass and enjoy.
Peach And Oat Breakfast Smoothie
Another one to alter the oats with. Peaches add a nice sweet and sour punch to the smoothie. Peaches are rich in vitamin C and antioxidants, both of which play a major roll in keeping our bodies healthy. They are a perfect addition to this smoothie as they make you feel full and keep you from over-eating. Which in return helps to lose weight.
- Peaches — 1 ½ Cups (Frozen).
- Oats — 1/2 Cup.
- Yogurt — 1/4 Cup.
- Coconut milk — 1 Cup.
- Agave — 1 Tbsp.
Blend all the ingredients on high speed and pour the smoothie into your favorite mason jar. Drop a straw in it and sip on it!
Green Monster Smoothie
Let’s give you some glow while you lose those pounds! This is one awesome recipe that you will find yourself coming back to!
- kale leaves or baby spinach — 1 cup almond milk or other non-dairy milk.
- Almond milk (Vanilla Flavored).
- Banana — 1 (Frozen).
- Almond butter (Peanut butter according to your liking) — 1 Tbsp.
- Chia seeds — 1 Tbsp.
- A Pinch of ground cinnamon (skip this if you do not like cinnamon).
Note: You can always experiment with other leafy greens like romaine lettuce and the likes.
Blend all the ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth. Enjoy the easy weight loss!
Avocado And Lime Green Tea
Avocados contain the healthy kind of fat that should be consumed at least once a week if not daily. The best way to introduce these into your system is through a smoothie. Often people do not like the taste of raw avocados.
The taste is slightly sweet and the texture is creamy. So it adds to the thickness of the smoothie. Green tea is a fan favorite when it comes to losing weight, so no question on why it should be added! The other ingredients help to assist your digestive system. This is a great smoothie to try for starters!
Avocado 1 ripe (mashed).
Apple — 2 Medium (Peeled and cored, then cut into cubes).
Mango — 1 Medium (Peeled and cut into cubes).
Lime — Freshly squeezed juice from 1 medium Lime.
Green Tea — 1 Cup (Brewed and cooled).
Almond Milk — 1/2 Cup (vanilla flavored or original).
Throw all the ingredients into your blender and blend until smooth. Pour into your glass and enjoy your concoction!
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