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Add an abundance of fruits and vegetables in your diet with a press of a button.  Smoothies are a quick, convenient, and delicious way to eat healthy food.  Be mindful of the smoothies you buy while out because those are usually full of additive sugars, which will only stall and reverse your weight loss.  Below I have included some smoothie recipes you can make in your kitchen at home. When you control the food, you control your waist.

Go To Smoothies

The basis for the perfect smoothie is:

  • Liquid (Water, Coconut Water, Almond/Cashew/Coconut Milk or Orange Juice)
  • Fruit/Greens (Banana, Mango, Blueberries, Raspberries, Blackberries, Strawberry, Pineapple; Kale, Spinach, and Collards)

Once you have your liquid and fruits/greens chosen you can super charge your smoothies with chia/flax seeds, protein powder, nut butter, Greek yogurt, and cinnamon. These aren’t necessary, but they add a additional nutritional benefit to your smoothie.

  1. Mango

1 Cup of Coconut Water

½ Frozen Banana

1 Mango

8oz of Non Fat Plain Greek Yogurt

Nutrition Facts: 382 Calories, 66g of Carbs, 5 g of Fat, and 25 g of Protein

  1. Berry Blue

1 Cup of Water

1 Cup of Blueberries

½ Frozen Banana

3 Frozen Strawberries

1 Tablespoon of Cashew Butter

Nutrition Facts:  250 Calories, 45g of Carbs,  8g of Fat, and 5 g of Protein

  1. Green Smoothie

1 Cup of Water

2 Cups of Spinach

½ Frozen Banana

2 Kiwis

Nutritional Facts: 153 Calories, 37g of Carbs, 1 g of Fat, and 5g of Protein

  1. Strawberry Banana

1 Cup of Coconut Milk

1 Cup of Strawberries

1 Frozen Banana

1 Tablespoon of Flaxseeds

Nutritional Facts: 309 Calories, 56g of Carbs, 9g of Fat, and 5g of Protein

  1. Tropical Berry

1 Cup of Water

1 Cup of Mixed Berries- blueberries, raspberries, and blackberries

1 Cup of Pineapples

Nutritional Facts: 163 Calories, 43g of Carbs, 0g of Fat, and 2g of Protein

Grab that blender and get to mixing. What are some of your favorite smoothie recipes? Leave in the comment section below.

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