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Weight loss smoothie recipes

Smoothies are one of my favorite weight loss drinks.

They're delicious, easy to make, and full of good-for-you nutrients. 

And if you're looking to lose weight, they can also be your weight loss best-kept secrets.

Here's why.

Homemade smoothies can be packed with fat-burning ingredients. Things like cacao, ginger, and fruits like avocados are perfect choices. Another of my favorite is antioxidant-rich berries that help keep your body healthy.

Together, they'll boost your metabolism, curb your appetite, and bring satiety. 

All of which encourages weight loss.

Paired with a healthy diet, smoothies can be your best-kept weight-loss secret.

If you're looking to add smoothies to your weight loss meal plan, pack with the right ingredients.

It's important to pack them with ingredients that will boost energy and keep you full. 

Below we put together a list of 5 smoothie recipes with weight loss friendly ingredients. 

Here are 5 delicious smoothie recipes to include in your weight loss plan.

5 Healthy Smoothie Recipes for Weight Loss

Healthy green smoothies for weight loss

1. Strawberry Banana Smoothie

  • 1 cup strawberries 
  • 1/2  banana 
  • 2 tablespoons sliced raw nuts (any nuts of your choice. Almonds, cashews, and walnuts are all excellent sources of good fats and protein)
  • 1 teaspoon chia seeds
  • 1/4 cup granola (choose unsweetened one) 
  • 1 cup unsweetened Greek yogurt 
  • 1 teaspoon honey (optional)

Directions

  1. Put all the ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth.
  2. Pour into glasses and serve. Enjoy!

2. Pineapple Kale Green Smoothie

  • 2 cups raw kale leaves, stems removed
  • 3/4 cup almond 
  • 1 banana, cut into chunks
  • 1/4 cup plain Greek yogurt
  • 1/4 cup raw pineapple pieces
  • 2 tbsp peanut butter (unsweetened) 
  • 1 to 3 tsp honey, to taste

Directions

  1. Add all ingredients in your blender.
  2. Blend all the ingredients until smooth. Adjust liquid to create your preferred consistency. 

3. Turmeric and Ginger Tropical Smoothie

  • 1 cup almond milk
  • ½ fresh or frozen banana
  • ½ cup fresh or frozen mango chunks
  • ½ Tsp. each ground turmeric, ginger, cinnamon and cardamom
  • 1 tsp honey (unless your fruit is really ripe and naturally sweet)
  • 1 Tbsp. chia seeds
  • dash of sea salt or pepper
  • a few ice cubes, if you find it is too thick?

Directions

  1. Add all ingredients in your blender.
  2. Blend all the ingredients until smooth. Adjust liquid to create your preferred consistency. 

4. Dark Chocolate Banana Smoothie

  • 1 banana (frozen)
  • 1 cup raw spinach
  • 1 cup almond milk 
  • 3 Tbsp. chia seeds
  • 2 Tbsp. unsweetened cocoa powder 
  • 1/2 tsp. vanilla extract
  • (optional: 1 Tbsp. honey, if needed to sweeten)

Directions

  1. Add all ingredients in your blender.
  2. Blend all the ingredients until smooth. 

5. Blueberry Avocado Mango Smoothie

  • 1 cup blueberries
  • 1½ cups mango
  • ½ avocado
  • 1 tablespoon chia seeds
  • 1 teaspoon maca powder
  • 1 tablespoon raw honey
  • 2 tablespoons unsweetened almond butter 
  • 1½ - 2 cups coconut water

Directions

  1. Add all ingredients in your blender.
  2. Blend all the ingredients until smooth. Add more liquid to create your preferred consistency. 

Take Home Message

There you have it! 

5 fiercely delicious yet wonderfully healthy smoothie recipes for weight loss.  

Sipping on these weight loss friendly smoothies can definitely help you feel full, reduce your appetite, and calories you take in. 






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