9 smoothie recipes for weight loss

It’s the era of smoothies. Smoothies are a great addition to your weight loss diet plan. That’s because they are quick to make, and pack a big dose of nutrition with all the fruits and vegetables they contain. Plus they are big on the yum factor. To add a wow factor to your diet plan, I have some of my own smoothie recipes for weight loss. My list is made up of a diverse range of ingredients to make it interesting for the entire week (and some more).

Yogurt and Blueberry Smoothie

Ingredients

1 cup skim milk (you can also use almond or soy milk)

1 1/2 cup blueberries

¾ cup yogurt

½ tsp vanilla essence

1 tbsp flaxseeds

½ cup ice cubes (optional)

Method

Blend all above ingredients in a blender until smooth.

Chocolate Raspberry Smoothie

Ingredients

1 cup skim milk ((you can also use almond or soy milk)

¾ cup yogurt

¼ cup semi-sweet chocolate chips

1 1/2 cup raspberries

½ cup ice cubes (optional)

Method

Blend all above ingredients in a blender until smooth.

Pineapple Mango Green Smoothie

Ingredients

1 cup skim milk (you may also use almond or soya milk)

½ cup vanilla protein powder

¼ cup mango cups

½ cup pineapple chunks

½ cup banana

1 cup organic baby spinach

1 tbsp chia seeds

½ cup ice cubes (optional)

Method

Blend all above ingredients in a blender until smooth.

Mint Chocolate Smoothie

Ingredients

1 cup skim milk (you may also use almond or soya milk)

½ cup chocolate protein powder

¼ cup semi-sweet chocolate chips

½ cup fresh mint leaves

½ cup ice cubes (optional)

Method

Blend all above ingredients in a blender until smooth.

Citrus Smoothie

Ingredients

1 cup skim milk (you may also use almond or soya milk)

¾ cup yogurt

1 Clementine (peeled and sliced)

2 tbsp freshly squeezed lemon juice

1 tbsp flaxseeds seeds

½ cup ice cubes (optional)

Method

Blend all above ingredients in a blender until smooth.

Banana Coffee Smoothie

Ingredients

1 cup brewed coffee

¾ cup yogurt

2 bananas

½ tsp cinnamon powder

2 tsp honey

1 tbsp flaxseeds seeds

Method

Blend all above ingredients in a blender until smooth. This is one of my absolute favorite smoothie recipes for weight loss.

Spinach and Avocado Smoothie

Ingredients

1 cup skim milk (you may also use almond or soya milk)

¾ cup yogurt

1 avocado

1 large banana

½ cup organic baby spinach

1 tbsp flaxseeds seeds

½ cup ice cubes (optional)

Method

Blend all above ingredients in a blender until smooth.

Banana and Cherry Chocolate Smoothie

Ingredients

1 cup skim milk (you may also use almond or soya milk)

2 tbsp chocolate protein powder

1 large banana

2 cups cherries (pitted)

1 tbsp chia seeds

½ cup ice cubes (optional)

Method

Blend all above ingredients in a blender until smooth.

Banana and Coconut Smoothie

Ingredients

1 cup coconut milk (or coconut water)

1 medium banana

¼ ripe avocado

½ cup organic baby spinach

1 tbsp hemp seeds

½ cup ice cubes (optional)

Method

Blend all above ingredients in a blender until smooth.

Blueberry Acai Smoothie

Ingredients

1 cup skim milk (you may also use almond or soya milk)

1 large banana

1 cup blueberries

1 tsp acai powder

½ cup ice cubes (optional)

Method

Blend all above ingredients in a blender until smooth.

Do try these smoothie recipes for weight loss and let me know what you think.

About Safaa Elbanna

Safaa Elbanna is a certified Homeopath and Skincare Practitioner. Safaa  helps busy working ladies to avoid the aging effect of physical and mental stress, especially on the skin through natural homeopathy medicines and techniques

9 Smoothie Recipes for Weight Loss