Let’s face it: The best way to lose weight while maintaining good health is to fuel your body with nutrient-dense, low-calorie foods. Luckily, healthy food staples like whole grains, fruits, vegetables, and lean protein will keep your hunger at bay and your health in check.
Smoothies are one of the most simple, quick, and delicious ways to satisfy your sweet tooth — and even replace a meal. The best part is that you decide exactly what goes in your blender: You’re in charge of the calories, fat, carbohydrates, and protein. Blending different macronutrients together allows you to create a balanced meal that will reduce your cravings. If you’re searching for something sweet, our Chocolate, Chia, and Banana Smoothie combines spinach, cacao nibs, chia seeds, and bananas to make a healthy, icy treat that appears and tastes like ice cream.
Weight-loss smoothie recipes may change the way you look at healthy food — they make it easy to add more low-calorie fruit and vegetables into your diet and reap the benefits. For example the Mulberry, Lavender, and Kale Energizing Smoothie recipe sneaks in kale greens and disguises them with the sweetness of fruit.
Smoothies such as the Peanut Butter, Banana, and Oat Smoothie and the Sweet Almond Butter Smoothie contain healthy fats and protein from the peanut butter and almond butter, which aid in keeping you full. If you plan to replace a meal using one of our weight-loss smoothie recipes, it is important to check your ingredient list and be sure that you are receiving a sufficient amount of calories, fat, carbohydrates, and protein.