Keep Your New Year's Resolution And Stay Slim With These 10 Juice And Smoothie Recipes

Keep Your New Year’s Resolution and Stay Slim with These 10 Juice and Smoothie Recipes

You made your healthy  New Year's resolution with good intentions. But with all of the all the meal planning, portion control, and calorie counting, it's probably not as easy as you thought it would be.

If only there was a way to get all the necessary nutrients in one meal. Ah, actually, you can — and it comes in a form of a beverage.

Smoothies aren't the cure to a poor diet, but they can lead you on the path to a better one. Don't believe us? Take the documentary Powered by Green Smoothies, for example. This film is dedicated to documenting the benefits that green smoothies have on ultra-runners and CrossFit athletes. After consuming health-friendly smoothies regularly, the athletes had better coordination, quicker recovery times, and less soreness, resulting in an overall better performance.

The right combination of fruits and vegetables have been shown to have the ability to lower inflammation, increase metabolism, clear acne, and aid in weight loss. Smoothies are quick way to get a lot of nutrients at once, because you're blending more food and absorbing more nutrients than you could eat in one sitting.

If you're ready to jump-start your diet and supply your body with the right fuel to help reach your resolution goals, these recipes can help get you started.

Anti-Bloating Chocolate Berry Smoothie

For a sweet treat, try this smoothie recipe by Dr. Oz. Berries are full of fiber to stimulate digestion, and speed up your metabolism. Drink this instead of your midday coffee for a pick me up — it's healthy and delicious.

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Berry Beautiful Smoothie

A handful of mixed berries, coconut milk, and oats is all it takes to create this satisfying smoothie. Not only is it tasty, but it's also rich in antioxidants and fiber.

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Ginger Detox

If you combine Meyer lemons with ginger, it will rev up your metabolism and cleanse your body of harmful toxins and pollutants. Lemons are great for smoothies, but paired with ginger, they're undeniably delicious.

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Glowing Green Smoothie

Kimberly Snyder, clinical nutritionist and author of The Beauty Detox Solution, says a plant-based diet is optimal for clear skin, renewed energy, and weight loss. Featuring a plethora of greens, her Glowing Green Smoothie will help you achieve all of the above.

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Lean and Green Smoothie

Frozen mango, spinach, and hydrating coconut milk make for the perfect (and healthy) breakfast on the go. Now that we've given you a quick and easy breakfast recipe, there's no excuse for skipping this important meal.

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Mulberry, Lavender, and Kale Smoothie

This smoothie features all of your superfood stars: kale, lavender, bananas; you name it, it's in the recipe. Each ingredient is good sources of fiber, and the slow-burning carbohydrates in the bananas will balance energy throughout the day and keep you motivated to hit the gym.

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Peanut Butter, Banana and Oat Smoothie

This recipe serves as a great pre-workout morning meal. Peanut butter is packed with proteins and chia seeds are considered a complete protein, as they contain all of the essential amino acids that cannot be made in the body. Say hello to the day with this healthy drink that tastes like a milkshake!

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Raspberry-Beet Smoothie

Beets are the secret supercharged ingredient in this recipe. Many people don't know that that beets produce nitric acid, which helps to increase blood flow throughout your body and brain.

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Spicy Lemonade Snack Juice

Unlike many lemon juices, this recipe won't have your mouth burning. In fact, it's the perfect combination of a sweet and hot beverage, and the antioxidants in the lemon will flush out your system.

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The Tropical Kale Smoothie Recipe

If you're new to kale smoothies, this recipe is a great place to smart. It's easy, quick, and the bright tropical flavors will mask the harsh texture of kale.

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