Drop the pounds with these smoothie recipes!

Smoothies are great! Whether it’s for breakfast, a healthy snack or an entire meal, drinking a fresh smoothie is a great way to include all the healthy food missing from your diet. Smoothies can also be great weight loss tools because they are low in calories and filled with amazing ingredients!
Green Energy Detox Smoothie: If you feel like you’ve been over-indulging lately, try out this great recipe. It’s packed with healthy ingredients to help you shed the pounds.
Green Energy Detox Cleanse Drink
Prep time: 5 minutes
Yield: 1 serving
Serving size: 1 drink
Ingredients
  • 1 banana, frozen if possible
  • 2 celery stalks, chopped
  • 2 handfuls kale
  • ½ Tbsp all-natural, organic peanut butter
  • ½ red or green apple, chopped
  • ½ cucumber, diced
  • ½ cup unsweetened vanilla almondmilk
  • ½ cup – ¾ cup ice if not using frozen banana

 

Optional*:
  • 1 tsp Stevia® or honey (optional)
  • *Optional ingredients are not included in nutrition calculations.

Instructions

  • Combine all ingredients into a blender and blend on high speed for 30 seconds to 1 minute until drink has reached desired consistency.
  • If not using a frozen banana, then add ½ cup to ¾ cup chopped ice cubes to blender.

Nutrition Information

Per Serving (1 drink):
Calories: 250
Fat: 4g
Carbohydrates: 51g
Fiber: 10g
Protein: 7g
Sugars: 24g
Sodium: 227mg
Vitamin A: 4%
Vitamin C: 56%
Calcium: 11%
Iron: 4%
WWP+: 3
Skinny Pomegranate Pineapple Smoothie: Weighing in at only 209 calories, this smoothie is great if you want to keep your calories in check. Plus the fresh fruits and amazingly tasty and perfect for summer!
Skinny Pineapple Pomegranate Smoothie
Prep time: 10 minutes
Cook time: None
Yield: 1 serving
Serving size: 1 smoothie
Ingredients
  • ½ cup pineapple, diced (fresh* or frozen**)
  • ¼ cup pomegranate seeds
  • ½ cup raspberries (fresh* or frozen**)
  • ½ cup water

Instructions

  • Add all ingredients to a blender.
  • *If using fresh fruit, add ¾ crushed ice to blender.
  • **If using frozen fruit, you do not need to add ¾ cup crushed ice to blender.
  • Blend all ingredients together for 30 seconds to 1 minute until mixed well and smooth.

 

Nutrition Information
Per Serving: 1 smoothie
Calories: 209
Calories from fat: 18
Fat: 3g
Saturated Fat: 0g
Cholesterol: 0mg
Sodium: 15mg
Carbohydrates: 50g
Fiber:11 g
Sugar 36g
Protein: 4g
Calcium: 4mg
Iron: 8mg
WWP+: 6
Skinny Mocha Java Protein Smoothie: Low-cal (only 120 calories) and filled with protein, this smoothie is a great way to keep full and enjoy a yummy java flavor!

Skinny Mocha Java Protein Smoothie

Prep time: <5 minutes

Yield: 1 serving

Serving size: 1 smoothie

Ingredients

  • 1 cup strong brewed coffee, chilled
  • 1 scoop Chocolate Beverly International® UMP Protein Powder
  • ¾ cup crushed ice
  • Optional*:
  • • 1 tsp sweetener of your choice (optional)
  • * Optional Ingredients are not included in nutrition calculations.

Instructions

  • Mix all ingredients together in a blender.
  • Blend on medium-high for 30 seconds to 1 minute.

Nutrition Information

Per Serving (1 smoothie):

Calories: 120

Fat: 3g

Carbohydrates: 5g

Fiber: 1g

Protein: 20g

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Sugars: 1g

Sodium: 171mg

Vitamin A: 0%

Vitamin C: 0%

Calcium:0%

Iron: 0%

WWP+: 3 points

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