23 Smoothies to Help In Losing Weight

YES ! You can lose weight in a delicious and nutritious manner with the help of the smoothies discussed in this write up. There are a number of smoothies that can help you in losing weight while also tackle your very choosy taste buds.

It’s an eye opener for some people to realize that the same sugars that are behind their extra few pounds can be used ( with moderation of course) to help them shed that weight. Please go through the information below on preparing some smoothies that will satisfy your taste buds along with  helping losing these few extra pounds.

1. Mocha Smoothie

 

Mocha smoothie
Mocha Smoothie

 

This smoothie is full of health even with its chocolaty taste. If you are crazy for sweets then it is the perfect drink for you. You can make a delightful chocolate smoothie by combining frozen yogurt, cocoa powder and a shot of espresso with ice into a smoothie as per the  guidelines given hereunder.

Procedure

½ cup low fat frozen vanilla yogurt
4 small cubes of ice
2 tsp powdered cocoa
1 shot espresso

Mix them all in a blender to blend them at high speed into a smoothie.

2. Banana and Peanut Butter Smoothie

 

Banana and peanut butter smoothie
Banana and peanut butter smoothie

 

It is one of the smoothies that surprisingly help in losing weight. It is hard to believe that even a peanut butter smoothie can be as healthy, but it becomes a great drink due to the protein found in it. This smoothie can ideally be used as replacement food. One should be grateful to peanut butter for the lots of protein, it provides like a sandwich of banana and peanut butter as per its following recipe.

Procedure

½ cup low fat peanut butter, crunchy or smooth
½ piece of banana
6 cubes of ice
½ cup of milk without fat
1 tsp whey protein powder in chocolate flavor

All the ingredients are to be mixed in a blender to make a smooth smoothie.

3. Watermelon Smoothie

 

Watermelon smoothie
Watermelon Smoothie

 

In hot summer nothing can be better than a watermelon smoothie to lose weight effectively. You can get a good smoothie by adding plenty of watermelon into a base made of yoghurt and milk along with some ice as it is a right smoothie for you due to low fat and calories of watermelon.

Procedure

1 cup of low fat vanilla yogurt, non-fat milk or lemon sherbet
6 cups chopped seedless watermelon
12 cubes of ice

First, you should blend half of the watermelon in a blender, then add sherbet and half of ice to make a smooth mixture. Now make a smoothie of the rest of ingredients by repeating the process.

 

4. Banana and Strawberry Smoothie

 

Banana and strawberry smoothie
Banana and Strawberry Smoothie

 

You may be excited for this smoothie if you like the flavors of banana and strawberry. It is very simple to make as you only have to blend pieces of strawberry and banana into a smooth smoothie with some yogurt, voila, ice and some orange for flavor.

Procedure

One banana
One cup strawberries
5 cubes ice
½ cup low-fat milk or yogurt
½ slice orange

All the ingredients are to be blended in a blender to make a healthy smoothie

5. Blueberry Smoothie for Breakfast

 

Blueberry smoothie for breakfast
Blueberry Smoothie for Breakfast

 

The high level of antioxidants found in blueberries makes them essential ingredients of several weight loss smoothies. It is a great smoothie for breakfast as it provides even less than 140 calories. But in order to get a healthy drink for your breakfast you will have to deal with a bit complicated method which includes:

Procedure

1/3 cup soy protein
½ piece of large banana
¼ cup frozen blue berries
½ tsp flaxseed oil
1 tsp husks of psyllium seed
½ tsp honey or concentrated apple juice
8 ounces water

All the ingredients will be put into a blender after cutting banana into pieces to blend them into a smooth smoothie.

6. Honeydew and Kiwi Smoothie

 

Honeydew and kiwi smoothie
Honeydew and Kiwi Smoothie

 

If you have never tried kiwi with honeydew then this weight loss smoothie can be an exiting drink for you. You can easily start making it if you have all the ingredients ready with you. But you should remember that you can add sugar to it as per your taste against as suggested in the following procedure.

Procedure

1 peeled and chopped kiwi
1 chopped granny smith apple
2 cup cubed honeydew
1 tsp lemon juice
2 tbsp sugar
1 cup ice cubes

All these ingredients except ice cubes are placed into a blender to blend into a smooth mixture. Now add ice and blend to make a slushy mix.

7. Smoothie of Mixed Berries

 

Smoothie of mixed berries
Smoothie of Mixed Berries

 

During summer the smoothie of mixed berries is one of the most delicious weight loss drinks. You can easily make it round the year as frozen berries are available throughout the year. You can make this smoothie easily if you have all the ingredients ready. You must always have a bag of mixed frozen berries in your fridge to make this smoothie whenever required.

Procedure

½ cup low-fat milk or plain or vanilla non-fat yogurt
1 cup frozen mixed berries
Ice by choice

Ice can be added optionally while making their smoothie with a blender.

8. Surprise Smoothie of Mango

 

Surprise smoothie of mango
Surprise Smoothie of Mango

This weight loss smoothie is really a surprise drink for you as it includes avocado to make it surprising. In fact avocado is a good source of fat if you over eat it, but it gives an amazing texture to the smoothie in this recipe.

Procedure

¼ cup mashed ripe avocado
¼ cup mango cubes
¼ cup non-fat vanilla yogurt
½ cup mango juice
6 cubes ice
1 tbsp sugar

All the ingredients are to be blended until smooth in a blender.

9. Blueberry and Vanilla Yogurt Smoothie

 

Blueberry and vanilla yogurt smoothie
Blueberry and Vanilla Yogurt Smoothie

 

This creamy and smooth smoothie is really a wonderful weight loss drink. You can increase the quantity of blueberries to make it smoother. Two servings of this delicious fruit at a time can give the best results.

Procedure

6 ounce non-fat or low-fat vanilla yogurt
1 cup soy or skim milk
1 tbsp flaxseed oil
1 cup fresh blue berries
1 cup ice cubes or frozen blueberries

Except flaxseed oil all the ingredients including frozen blueberries or ice blend for one minute to make a smooth smoothie. Now flaxseed oil should be added to it.

10. Peach Smoothie

 

Peach smoothie
Peach Smoothie

 

During summer most of the people like this smoothie like that of watermelon due to its sweet and delicious taste. It can be made easily with a limited number of ingredients including frozen peaches, flaxseed oil and milk. This one of the best smoothies that helps in weight loss needs the following ingredients.

Procedure

1 cup unsweetened frozen peaches
1 cup low-fat milk
2 tbsp oil of flaxseed

Flaxseed oil should be added after blending milk and peaches into a smooth mix.

11. Raspberry Chocolate Smoothie

 

Raspberry chocolate smoothie
Raspberry Chocolate Smoothie

 

It is one of the favorite smoothies for those who love chocolaty health drinks with raspberries. This great weight loss smoothie is extremely easy to make. It can be consumed as an awesome tasty bonus, a supplement, a meal or a sweet treat as per the instructions given here under.

Procedure

6 ounce vanilla yogurt
½ cup soy or skim milk
1 cup fresh raspberries
¼ cup chips of chocolate
1 cup ice cubes or frozen raspberries

It can be enjoyed with spoon after blending all of its ingredients into a smooth mix.

12. Apple Smoothie

 

Apple smoothie
Apple Smoothie

 

It is a tasty smoothie even after being green. If you like green apples then you will appreciate this refreshing tart as it is exceptionally for weight losers.

Procedure

6 ounce vanilla flavor yogurt
½ cup soy or skim milk
1 chopped apple of medium size
1 tsp spice of apple pie
6 cubes of ice
2 tbsp cashew butter

You should better eat it with spoon after blending all its ingredients in a blender until smooth.

 

13. Citrus Smoothie of Lemon and Orange

 

Citrus smoothie of lemon and orange
Citrus Smoothie of Lemon and Orange

 

This sweet and tangy smoothie can be a great source of vitamin C for you along with helping in your weight loss. You may love to have this delightful treat for summer for breakfast or lunch due to its refreshing taste.

Procedure

6 ounce lemon flavored yogurt
1 cup soy or skim milk
1 tbsp flaxseed oil
1 sectioned orange medium sized
6 cubes of ice

You have to add flaxseed oil to this smoothie after blending all other ingredients into a smooth mixture.

14. Avocado and Raspberry Smoothie

 

Avocado and raspberry smoothie
Avocado and Raspberry Smoothie

 

Though this combination sounds odd, but due to creamy avocado, but still it can be your favorite if you want to lose weight. Even if it may not taste so good, but still it can be an extremely refreshing smoothie due to the twist provided to it by adding raspberries.

Procedure

¾ cup orange juice
1 peeled avocado, pitted
½ cup frozen raspberries
¾ cup raspberry juice

You only have to make their smooth mixture in a blender.

15. Pineapple Smoothie

 

Pineapple smoothie
Pineapple Smoothie

 

This easy to make weight loss smoothie is based on four ingredients include wonderful and refreshing pineapple. It is perfect due to its mixed taste of sweet and tart.

Procedure

4 ounce chunks of canned pineapple with juice
1 cup low-fat milk
6 cubes ice
1 tbsp flaxseed oil

Flaxseed oil is to be added after blending all the ingredients into a smooth mixture in a blender.

 

16. Fruity Smoothie by Kristin

 

Fruity smoothie by Kristin
Fruity Smoothie by Kristin

 

This weight loss recipe was shared by one of the readers of this Blog for the benefit of others. In this recipe she has avoided protein powder to use it not only in her morning breakfast but also as a snack during the day. One should be grateful to Kristin for sharing this recipe which includes:

Procedure

1 cup slices of frozen peach
1 banana frozen
½ cup fat-free yogurt
¼ cup blueberries frozen
1 tbsp water
1 tbsp soy protein in vanilla flavor

All the ingredients are to be blended until smooth in a blender.

17. Cocoa Soy and Banana Smoothie

 

Cocoa soy and banana smoothie
Cocoa Soy and Banana Smoothie

 

This easy to make tasty smoothie helps in weight loss with the help of lots of its ingredients. You can enjoy it as a treat in your lunch as well as dinner along with morning breakfast as it does not take much time to prepare.

Procedure

½ cup silken tofu
1 banana
2 tbsp cocoa powder unsweetened
½ cup soy milk
1 tbsp honey

You should put a banana into the freezer after slicing it to make it firm before blending it with the smoothie of all other ingredients into a blender. The mixture should be blended until smooth.

18. Almond Banana Smoothie

 

Almond banana smoothie
Almond Banana Smoothie

 

This smoothie is a perfect weight loss desert, though it sounds rich. It can be prepared within no time if you have all the ingredients needed for it.

Procedure

1 tbsp almond butter
1 sliced banana frozen
½ cup fat-free yogurt or almond milk
2 tbsp flaxseed oil
½ tsp vanilla or almond extract
Few drops of honey

All the ingredients should be blended until smooth in a blender.

19. Raspberry Spinach Shake with Flaxseed Oil
Raspberry spinach shake with flaxseed oil
Raspberry Spinach Shake with Flaxseed Oil

The recipe of this weight loss smoothie was shared by Lexi, another reader of this Blog, taken from the Dr. Oz show. You can make four servings with the recipe given here under which can be adjusted accordingly if you want only one serving. You must have all the ingredients on hand before preparing it.

Procedure

1 cup raspberries frozen
1 banana
1 can fat-free strawberry yogurt
1 cup orange juice
A handful of spinach, fresh
8 small carrots
2 scoop protein powder vanilla flavor
2 tsp flaxseed oil
12 cubes ice
¼ cup oatmeal, dry

Blend them all until smooth in a blender.

20. Smoothie of Mixed up Fruits

 

Smoothie of mixed up fruits
Smoothie of Mixed up Fruits

 

Chances are there that you can make this weight loss smoothie with the help of all the fruits you already have in your fridge. Several tasty fruits can be included into this smoothie to make it incredibly tasty, refreshing and healthy so that you can enjoy it any time during the day.

Procedure

¼ cup sliced banana
¼ cup sliced apple
1tbsp honey
1 peeled orange
6 cubes of ice
Blend them all into a blender to make a smooth mixture.

21. Cantaloupe Smoothie

 

Cantaloupe smoothie
Cantaloupe Smoothie

This smoothie can be the best weight loss drink in summer as it contains all the refreshing ingredients, some which will give you a kick in spite of their not so good taste.

Procedure

2 cup sliced and chopped cantaloupe
1 cup strawberries frozen
10 large leaves of romaine lettuce
6 cubes ice

Blend them all until smooth in a blender.

22. Lime Smoothie

 

Lime smoothie
Lime Smoothie

You will love this smooth, delicious and tart smoothie if you like limes. It is really a tropical treat as raspberries give it a nice bite.

Procedure

2/3 cup low-fat milk
½ cup sliced lime
½ cup raspberries
1 cup lime sherbet, low-fat
10 cubes of ice

All the ingredients are to be blended until smooth in a blender.

23. Tomato Smoothie

 

Tomato smoothie
Tomato Smoothie

 

This is the best weight loss smoothie for you if you love Bloody Marys or want to taste something different. You can get a lot of wonderful energy through it as it is full of vitamins. You can drink it as a great supplement to your breakfast or can compliment you light lunch with it.

Procedure

Mix all the ingredients given here under until smooth into a blender.

½ cup tomato juice
2 cup chopped tomatoes
¼ cup chopped celery
½ cup chopped carrots
½ to 1 tsp hot sauce
¼ cup apple juice
8-10 cubes of ice

 

As you can see  , The choices are just unlimited , and you can even create your own. If you’re a fan of numbers and would like some more in depth reading about smoothies , I do recommend this read by WebMD.

Let us know what you think , and don’t you keep this treasure of an article all to yourself 😉

 

 

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