Weight Loss Smoothie Recipes: Breakfast Prescriptions

A healthy and wholesome breakfast is a must to start the day. But it does not mean that you take in foods rich in calories, this will lead to gain in weight. If you are finding it difficult to change from your favorite breakfast to healthy food, try to make some of these smoothies and you will find that they are healthy as well as delicious.

Weight Loss Smoothie Recipes

Healthy Slimming Smoothie Recipes:

Antioxidant berry smoothie:

This is made with various berries and is very tasty. It is loaded with antioxidants and other nutrients needed for your body. This smoothie is also low in calorie and thus very beneficial for people on a weight loss regime. Having this smoothie regularly helps in providing you healthy and glowing skin. It is also good for your health.

Ingredients required:

  • ½ cup of strawberries
  • ½ cup of raspberries
  • ½ cup of blueberries
  • ½ cup of blackberries
  • 1 cup of water

How to Prepare:

Wash all the berries well and slice the strawberries and raspberries into halves. Add all the berries and water in to a blender and blend them well to get a smooth mixture.

Apple banana almond mixed smoothie:

This smoothie is made with fruits, nuts and dairy, and wonderful to taste. It is also loaded with all nutrients needed for your health.

Ingredients required:

  • 1 red apple
  • 5 to six almonds
  • 1 banana that is ripe
  • 1 cup of skim milk
  • 1 ¼ spoon of cinnamon powder

How to Prepare:

Wash the apple well, peel and core it. Chop the apple, banana and the almonds into small pieces and then add the fruits and the almonds in to the blender. Add the milk and cinnamon powder also in to the blender and blend all the ingredients well, till you get a smooth mixture.

Blueberry smoothie:

This smoothie provides you all the benefits of banana and flax seeds and is also very rich in antioxidants. Protein and fiber are also found in high amounts in this drink. Moreover, it is delicious to taste.

Ingredients required:

  • 1 cup of blueberries
  • 1 banana
  • ½ cup yogurt that is fat free
  • 2 tablespoons of whole flaxseed
  • 1 tablespoon of honey
  • ¾ cup skim milk
  • ¼ teaspoon of vanilla essence
  • Ice cubes

How to Prepare:

First of all grind flaxseeds so that you get a fine powder. Add other ingredients to this powder and blend to get a smoothie.

Chocolate banana smoothie:

Chocolate is loved by kids as well as the adults. So this smoothie is going to be a favorite with most of you. With this smoothie, you need not part from chocolate. If you are on a weight loss diet, take cocoa that is unsweetened and add honey instead of sugar. This way you can avoid gaining calories.

Ingredients required:

  • 2 bananas that are frozen
  • 1 tablespoon of cocoa that is unsweetened
  • 1 tablespoon of honey
  • 1 cup skim milk

How to Prepare:

Take the milk and add cocoa powder to it. Stir well and put it in a blender. Add the frozen bananas and honey in to the blender and blend well so that you get a smooth mixture. Your smoothie is ready.

Fruit smoothie:

Ingredients required:

  • 1 cup of pineapple that sliced and frozen
  • 1 tablespoon of shredded coconut
  • ½ banana
  • 1 tablespoon of chia seeds
  • ¼ teaspoon of turmeric
  • 1 cup water

How to Prepare:

Put all the ingredients into a blender and blend well to get a smoothie that is tasty and healthy.

Green smoothie:

Green smoothies are known to be less tasty and hard on your taste buds. Even those who love to have vegetables hesitate to try smoothie made with kale. But here you are making kale more tasty and palatable by adding kiwi and green apples. Adding flaxseeds provide an added punch to the smoothie. Flaxseeds are rich in proteins and fiber.

Ingredients required:

  • 1 or 2 kale leaves
  • 1 green apple
  • 1 kiwi fruit
  • 1 cup water
  • 2 tablespoons of ground flaxseeds

How to Prepare:

Core apple and then cut apple and kiwi fruit into pieces. Do not remove the skin of these fruits. Now place these fruit pieces along with kale leaves and flaxseed in to a blender and add water. Blend them well to get a smooth mixture.

Pineapple-coconut smoothie:

Ingredients required:

  • Two cups of sliced pineapple
  • One cup coconut milk
  • 2 bananas that are ripe

How to Prepare:

Take the pineapple pieces in a blender and blend well so that no big chunks are there in it. Now take the bananas and slice them, and then add the slices into the blender along with the coconut milk. Blend till all you get a smoothie that is delicious to taste.

Spinach smoothie:

You may think that this smoothie may be bitter ad you cannot have it. But this is not at all bitter to taste. Spiced with ginger and pear to make it sweet, you will not get the bitter taste of spinach after you make it. So, go ahead and try this smoothie.

Ingredients required:

  • 2 cups of spinach that is cleaned well
  • 1 whole pear that is chopped in to pieces
  • 1 ½ cups of water
  • 1 teaspoon of fresh lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon of grated ginger

How to Prepare:

Take a blender and add the spinach, chopped pear, water, ginger and lemon juice, and blend well to get a smooth mixture.

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