14 Smoothies to Support Weight Loss
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It’s important to make sure you’re eating enough when you’re trying to lose weight. Eat breakfast, eat lunch, eat dinner, and snack so your metabolism stays up. If you have a jam-packed schedule, however, it can be tricky trying to find a time and a place to eat. The easiest thing to do is grab a meal from a fast food restaurant, which is bound to be unhealthy. Well, that’s why smoothies are a great alternative. A smoothie is a healthy meal-on-the-go, since you can use so many different healthy ingredients. Plus, you can enjoy a smoothie for breakfast, lunch, or post-workout snack, and they’re so easy to make. Not sure what combinations of ingredients to use? Try these 14 smoothies to support weight loss.
1. Superfoods Smoothie
This superfoods smoothie has everything you could possibly want in a meal. It has Greek yogurt for protein and probiotics, spinach for iron, banana for potassium, blueberries for antioxidants, and finally, ginger for digestive help.
If you’re looking for a lighter smoothie, try this kale and orange version. You’ll get a nice helping of greens, fiber, and potassium, while avoiding any refined sugar.
3. Superfood Strawberry & Goji Berry Smoothie
Sweeten your smoothie naturally with strawberries, honey, and goji berries, all of which do wonders for your health.
It’s a great idea to add spinach to smoothies, since it has a mild flavor, but packs a serious nutrition punch. Pair it with mango, almonds, and almond milk for an energizing breakfast.
If you want to lose weight, avocado can help. Avocado is rich in healthy fats, which are essential to a weight-loss diet. Get your daily helping with this avocado pear smoothie.
6. Vegan Avocado Spinach Smoothie
Not in the mood for fruit? You can still enjoy a smoothie. This vegan avocado spinach smoothie only uses avocado, spinach, almond milk, and the sweetener of your choice.
7. Wild Blueberry, Mint, & Flax Seed Smoothie
Flax seeds are a nutritional powerhouse, and so easy to add to your diet. Try this wild blueberry, mint, and flax seed smoothie to get tons of fiber and antioxidants.
8. Mango, Cinnamon, & Basil Smoothie
Mango and cinnamon are a powerful combination. Mangos are full of vitamin A, vitamin C, and fiber, and can help digestion. Cinnamon has antioxidants and can help lower cholesterol.
This mango lassi smoothie gets in creaminess from protein-packed Greek yogurt. The cinnamon and cardamom add antioxidants, making this a great smoothie for weight-loss.
Almonds make a great snack. They have fiber, protein, and healthy fats, all of which keep you full. Combine your almonds with a banana, an apple, and almond milk for a satisfying snack.
11. Better Than a Shake – Green Smoothie
Every ingredient in this green smoothie helps with weight loss. It makes a great post-workout snack, or a healthy breakfast.
12. Apple Cinnamon Coconut Smoothie
This apple cinnamon coconut smoothie is loaded with superfoods and has no added sweeteners.
13. Chocolate Banana Wonderland Smoothie
Try this chocolate banana wonderland smoothie for a sweet, creamy breakfast. It gets its sweetness from banana, peanut butter, cacao, and cinnamon, so it makes for a powerful morning meal.
Who needs Starbucks when you can make this delicious pumpkin spice smoothie instead? Get lots of nutritional value with your sweet breakfast treat.