3 Delicious Weight Loss Smoothies

 

Delicious Weight Loss Smoothies

 

Smoothies for Weight Loss
Smoothies for Weight Loss

 

 

3 Amazing Smoothies for Weight Loss

 

Smoothies can be an excellent addition to your weight loss program. They make a great vehicle for nutrient rich ingredients that are relatively low in calories. Weight loss smoothies can also help keep you feeling full for a long time, minimizing your temptation to snack. With the right combination of ingredients, you can enjoy delicious smoothies that not only taste great, but that are also beneficial in helping you to lose weight.

Smoothies allow you to pack all of your essential nutrients into a single glass. This can help to ensure you’re not consuming excess calories. Weight loss smoothies can balance vitamins and nutrients as well as protein, complex carbohydrates, and healthy fats, to help you drop pounds in a hurry.

In addition to the basic ingredients, you can give your smoothie an extra boost by adding organic whey protein powder and other powerhouse ingredients to increase your metabolism for more energy, and even faster weight loss.

 

 

Mango Smoothie
Mango Smoothie

 

Mango Smoothie

 

SERVINGS: 1

1/4 cup mango chunks, frozen

1/4 cup mashed ripe avocado

1/2 cup mango juice

1/4 cup fat-free vanilla yogurt

1 tablespoon lime juice, freshly squeezed

1 tablespoon sugar

6 ice cubes

sliced mango for garnish, optional

 

Directions: Place all ingredients in a blender and process until combined and smooth. Pour into a tall glass. Garnish with sliced mango, if desired, and serve immediately.

Nutrition: (per serving) 298 calories, 5 g protein, 5 g fiber, 55 g carbs, 47 g sugar, 9 g fat, 1.5 g saturated fat, 54 mg sodium

 

 

Blueberry Smoothie
Blueberry Smoothie

 

Blueberry Smoothie

 

SERVINGS: 1

1 cup skim milk

1 cup frozen blueberries, unsweetened

1 tablespoon flaxseed oil, organic cold-pressed

 

Directions: Combine the milk and blueberries together in a blender; blend for one minute. Pour into a tall glass, and stir in the flaxseed oil. Serve immediately.

Nutrition:  (per serving) 273 calories, 9 g protein, 4 g fiber, 29 g carbs, 24 g sugar, 14.5 g fat, 1.5 g saturated fat, 103 mg sodium

 

 

Chocolate Raspberry Smoothie
Chocolate Raspberry Smoothie

 

Chocolate Raspberry Smoothie

 

SERVINGS: 1

1/2 cup skim milk or soy milk

6 ounces fat-free vanilla yogurt

1/4 cup chocolate chips

1 cup fresh raspberries, frozen

5 or 6 ice cubes

 

Directions: Add all ingredients into a blender container. Blend for one minute, until combined. Transfer to a tall glass. Serve immediately with a spoon.

Nutrition: (per serving) 462 calories, 16 g protein, 10 g fiber, 77 g carbs, 64 g sugar, 13.5 g fat, 7.5 g saturated fat, 174 mg sodium

 

 

Tip: For extra protein in your weight loss smoothies, try adding 2 scoops of organic whey protein powder.

 

Organic Whey Protein Powder
Organic Whey Protein Powder

 

 

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