16 Healthy Smoothie Recipes for Weight Loss

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Most people think the word “DIET” means “Do I Eat Today?” and they couldn’t be any farther from the truth. Diet is not simply about what you exclude but what you include. Sometimes a healthy diet means filling your stomach with calories that actually matter. You can eat 500 calories of potato chips and you would get hungry sooner than 500 calories of sweet potatoes. It’s all about maximizing the food you eat.

Today we want you to include these 16 amazing smoothies that is guaranteed to help you lose weight.

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Smoothie 1

Banana Ginger Smoothie

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Ingredients

  • 1 medium size banana, sliced
  • ¾ cups vanilla yogurt
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • ½ ginger, grated

Directions

Blend all ingredients together until smooth. Makes two servings.

Nutrition content (per serving)

157 calories, 1 g fat, 0.8 g saturated fat, 57 mg sodium, 34 g carbohydrates, 28 g sugars, 1.5 g fiber, 5 g protein

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Smoothie 2

Orange Dram Creamsicle

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Ingredients

  • 5 ice cubes
  • 1 medium size orange, peeled
  • ¼ cup fat-free yogurt
  • 2 tablespoons orange juice concentrate, frozen
  • ¼ teaspoon vanilla extract

Directions

Blend all ingredients together until smooth. Makes one serving.

Nutrition content (per serving)

160 calories, 3 g protein, 36 g carbohydrates, 3 g fiber, 28 g sugars, 1 g fat, 0.5 g saturated fat, 60 mg sodium

Smoothie 3

Green Tea, Blueberry, and Banana

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Ingredients

• 3 tablespoon water
• 1 bag of green tea
• 2 teaspoon honey
• 1½ cup blueberries, frozen
• ½ medium size banana
• ¾ cups calcium fortified vanilla soy milk, light

Directions

• Brew tea bag in the water for 3 minutes in a small bowl.
• Stir honey into tea.
• Blend the berries, banana, and milk with the ice.
• While blending, add the tea and honey mix. Blend until smooth.

Nutrition content (per serving)

269 calories, 2.5 g fat, 0.2 g saturated fat, 52 mg sodium, 63 g carbohydrates, 38.5 g sugars, 8 g fiber, 3.5 g protein

Smoothie 4

Very Berry Breakfast

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Ingredients

• 1 cup unsweetened raspberries, frozen
• ¾ cup unsweetened almond milk, chilled
• ¼ cup pitted unsweetened raspberries or cherries, frozen
• 1½ tablespoon honey
• 2 teaspoon fresh ginger, grated
• 1 teaspoon flaxseed, ground
• 2 teaspoon lemon juice, fresh

Directions

Combine all ingredients in a blender. Process until smooth. Makes two servings.

Nutrition content (per serving)

112 calories, 1.5 g fat, 0 g saturated fat, 56 mg sodium, 25.5 g carbohydrates, 20 g sugars, 3 g fiber, 1 g protein

Smoothie 5

World’s best

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Ingredients

  • 1 cup nonfat yogurt
  • 1 piece medium size banana
  • ½ cup orange juice
  • 6 strawberries, frozen

Directions

• Combine all ingredients in a blender.
• Scrape the sides and mix.
• Blend again until smooth. Makes one serving.

Nutrition content (per serving)

300 calories, 14 g protein, 63 g carbohydrates, 5 g fiber, 45 g sugars, 0.5 g fat, 0 g saturated fat, 180 mg sodium

Smoothie 6

Pineapple passion

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Ingredients

• 1 cup low-fat vanilla yogurt
• 6 ice cubes
• 1 cup pineapple chunks

Directions

• Combine yogurt and ice cubes.
• Blend, pulsing as needed, until the ice is in large chunks.
• Drop the pineapple chunks
• Blend until smooth.

Nutrition content (per serving)

283 calories, 3.5 g fat, 2 g saturated fat, 167 mg sodium, 53.5 g carbophydrates, 48 g sugars, 2 g fiber, 13 g protein

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Smoothie 7

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Kiwi-Strawberry

Ingredients

• 1¼ cup apple juice, cold
• 1 ripe banana, sliced
• 1 piece kiwi, sliced
• 5 strawberries, frozen
• 1½ teaspoon honey

Directions

Combine all ingredients in a blender. Blend until smooth

Nutrition content (per serving)

87 calories, 0.3 g fat, 0 g saturated fat, 3.5 mg sodium, 22 g carbohydrates, 16.5 g sugars, 1.5 g fiber, 0.5 g protein

Smoothie 8

Banana-Blueberry-Soy

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Ingredients

• 1¼ cup soy milk, light
• ½ cup loose-pack blueberries, frozen
• ½ banana, frozen and sliced
• 2 teaspoon sugar
• 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Directions

Combine all ingredients in a blender. Blend until smooth.

Nutrition content (per serving)

125 calories, 1.5 g fat, 0.1 g saturated fat, 60 mg sodium, 25 g carbohydrates, 11 g sugars, 2 g fiber, 3 g protein

Smoothie 9

Tropical Papaya

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Ingredients

• 1 medium size papaya, chunks
• 1 cup yogurt, fat-free
• ½ cup pineapple chunks
• ½ cup crushed ice
• 1 teaspoon coconut extract
• 1 teaspoon flaxseed, ground

Directions

Combine all ingredients in a blender. Process until smooth.

Nutrition content (per serving)

299 calories, 1.5 g fat, 0.1 g saturated fat, 149 mg sodium, 64 g carbohydrates, 44 g sugars, 7 g fiber, 13 g protein

Smoothie 10

Watermelon cooler

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Ingredients

• 2 cups watermelon, chopped
• ¼ cups fat-free milk
• 2 cups ice

Directions

Combine all ingredients in a blender. Process until smooth.

Nutrition content (per serving)

56 calories, 0.3 g fat, 0 g saturated fat, 19.5 mg sodium, 13 g carbohydrates, 11 g sugars, 0.5 g fiber, 2 g protein

Smoothie 11

Berry workout

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Ingredients

• 1½ cup strawberries, chopped
• 1 cup blueberries
• ½ cup raspberries
• 2 tablespoon honey
• 1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice
• ½ cup ice cubes

Directions

Blend all ingredients until desired smoothness is achieved.

Nutrition content (per serving)

162.5 calories, 1 g fat, 0.1 g saturated fat, 5 mg sodium, 41.5 g carbohydrates, 32 g sugars, 6 g fiber, 2 g protein

Smoothie 12

Vanilla Berry Sensation

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Ingredients

• ½ cup unsweetened raspberries, frozen
• ½ cup unsweetened strawberries, frozen
• ¾ cup unsweetened pineapple juice
• 1 cup vanilla yogurt, fat-free

Directions

Combine everything and blend until smooth.

Nutrition content (per serving)

192 calories, 0.5 g fat, 0.1 g saturated fat, 86.5 mg sodium, 41 g carbohydrates, 35 g sugars, 2.5 g fiber, 7 g protein

Smoothie 13

Mango Smoothie Surprise

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Ingredients

• 6 ice cubes
• ¼ cups mango, cubed
• ¼ cup ripe avocado, mashed
• ½ cup mango juice
• ¼ cup vanilla yogurt, fat-free
• 1 tablespoon squeezed lime juice
• 1 tablespoon sugar

Directions

Combine all ingredients in a blender. Blend until smooth.

Nutrition content (per serving)

298 calories, 9 g fat, 1.5 g saturated fat, 54 mg sodium, 55 g carbohydrates, 35 g sugars, 5 g fiber, 5 g protein

Smoothie 14

Blueberry sensation

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Ingredients

• 1 cup skim milk
• 1 cup unsweetened blueberries, frozen
• 1 tablespoon flaxseed oil, cold-pressed

Directions

• Blend the milk and the blueberries until smooth.
• Transfer to tall glass.
• Add flaxseed oil, stir, and serve.

Nutrition content (per serving)

273 calories, 14.5 g fat, 1.5 g saturated fat, 103 mg sodium, 29 g carbohydrates, 24 g sugars, 4 g fiber, 9 g protein

Smoothie 15

Peanut butter and banana

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Ingredients

• ½ cup fat-free milk
• ½ cup fat-free plain yogurt
• 2 tablespoon creamy unsalted peanut butter
• ¼ medium size ripe banana
• 1 tablespoon honey
• 4 ice cubes

Directions

Pour everything inside a blender. Blend until smooth. Serve in a tall glass.

Nutrition content (per serving)

366 calories, 16.5 g fat, 3.5 g saturated fat, 151 mg sodium, 40 g carbohydrates, 32 g sugars, 3 g fiber, 18 g protein

Smoothie 16

Choco-Raspberry blend

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Ingredients

• ½ cup soy milk
• 6 ounce vanilla yogurt
• ¼ cup chocolate chips
• 1 cup raspberries, fresh
• 1 cup raspberries, frozen

Directions

Blend all ingredients in a blender for a minute, serve in a glass and eat with a spoon.

Nutrition content (per serving)

462 calories, 13.5 g fat, 7.5 g saturated fat, 174 mg sodium, 77 g carbohydrates, 64 g sugars, 10 g fiber, 16 g protein

Conclusion

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These smoothies are guaranteed not only good for you but also gives you enough of a boost to avoid eating unhealthy snacks altogether. Remember, whenever you feel hungry and you really are tempted to eat something, just take a look at our list, check your fridge for ingredients, then make your own healthy and weight-loss drink in just a few minutes. You will definitely enjoy our selections.

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