Top 5 Slimming Smoothies Recipes

Looking to slim down? Start by sipping one of these nine nutrient-packed smoothies! Loaded with fresh fruits and vegetables, these easy-to-make drinks will help you detox, beautify and energize in just minutes.

1 Green Drink

Jump-start your mornings with this high-fiber, low-calorie breakfast drink.

Ingredients

  • 2 cups spinach
  • 1/2 cucumber
  • 1/4 head of celery
  • 1/2 bunch parsley
  • 1 bunch mint
  • 3 carrots
  • 2 apples
  • 1/4 orange
  • 1/4 lime
  • 1/4 lemon
  • 1/4 pineapple

Directions

Combine all ingredients in a blender. Feel free to add water to get desired consistency. Serve and enjoy!

2 Energy-Boosting Smoothie

This smoothie is more than just a delicious drink. Take a sip and revitalize your energy level. At under 250 calories, this refreshing blend is the perfect way to start off your day.

Ingredients

  • 2 tbsp cocoa powder
  • 2 tbsp peanut butter
  • 8 oz Greek yogurt
  • 1/2 cup ice
  • 1 banana
  • pinch cinnamon

Directions

Pour peanut butter, cocoa powder, Greek yogurt and ice cubes into blender and mix at high speed. Slice banana, add into mixture, and re-blend. Pour smoothie into two cups and serve. Sprinkle dash of cinnamon on top for extra flavor.

3 Vitamin C Smoothie

During cold and flu season, catching some sort of bug can seem almost unavoidable. Fill up on this vitamin C smoothie that will help you get the nutrients you need. This delicious blend can help you to boost your immunity and reclaim your health.

Ingredients

  • 2 oranges
  • 1/2 cantaloupe
  • 1 cup strawberries
  • 1 tomato

Directions

Juice the 2 oranges and combine juice with other ingredients. Blend over ice.

4 Vitamin Cocktail

Get your daily dose of essential nutrients with this Dr. Oz-approved blend. If you feel like you are not getting enough vitamins from your diet, this foolproof cocktail packs a powerful antioxidant punch and helps you absorb nutrients from your diet.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup papaya
  • 1/2 cup kale
  • 1/2 cup spinach
  • 1/2 banana
  • 1/2 green apple

Directions

Put all ingredients into blender. Blend until smooth. Enjoy!

5 Super Energy Smoothie

If you want to start off your day with a big boost of energy, try starting with this smoothie. It’s loaded with healthy fruits and veggies like watermelon, which helps dilate blood vessels to promote blood flow. Also, it has coconut water – one of the most hydrating liquids out there. The best part is this recipe yields a big batch, so you can make it once, freeze it, and drink it all week long.

Ingredients

  • 2 pints pineapple
  • 2 pints watermelon
  • 2 quarts coconut water
  • 1 bunch spinach
  • 1-2 cups blueberries
  • 2 green apples

Directions

Blend all of the ingredients together in a juicer, pour into 16 oz. servings. You can store or freeze extra smoothies to drink later. Enjoy!

 

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