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5 Slimming Weight Loss Smoothies!

Quick and easy to prepare, these weight loss smoothies are packed with refreshing fruits and MUFAs (monounsaturated fatty acids)—the Flat Belly Diet powerhouse ingredient that specifically targets belly fat. These 10 filling, creamy weight loss shakes are perfect for breakfast, lunch, or a snack.

Mango Smoothie Surprise

SERVINGS: 1

¼ c mango cubes
¼ c mashed ripe avocado (MUFA)
½ c mango juice
¼ c fat-free vanilla yogurt
1 Tbsp freshly squeezed lime juice
1 Tbsp sugar
6 ice cubes

COMBINE all ingredients in a blender and process until smooth. Pour into a tall glass. Garnish with sliced mango or strawberry, if desired, and serve.

Tip: For extra protein, try adding 2 scoops of protein powder, such as Source Organic Whey Protein.

NUTRITION (per serving) 298 cal, 5 g pro, 55 g carb, 5 g fiber, 47 g sugar, 9 g fat, 1.5 g sat fat, 54 mg sodium

Blueberry Smoothie

SERVINGS: 1

1 c skim milk
1 c frozen unsweetened blueberries
1 Tbsp cold-pressed organic flaxseed oil (MUFA)

COMBINE milk and blueberries in blender, and blend for 1 minute. Transfer to glass, and stir in flaxseed oil.

NUTRITION (per serving) 273 cal, 9 g pro, 29 g carb, 4 g fiber, 24 g sugar, 14.5 g fat, 1.5 g sat fat, 103 mg sodium

Peanut Butter and Banana Smoothie

SERVINGS: 1

½ c fat-free milk
½ c fat-free plain yogurt
2 Tbsp creamy natural unsalted peanut butter
¼ very ripe banana
1 Tbsp honey
4 ice cubes

COMBINE ingredients in a blender. Process until smooth. Pour into a tall glass and serve.

NUTRITION (per serving) 366 cal, 18 g pro, 40 g carb, 3 g fiber, 32 g sugar, 16.5 g fat, 3.5 g sat fat, 151 mg sodium

Vanilla Yogurt and Blueberry Smoothie

SERVINGS: 1

1 c skim or soy milk
6 oz (80-calorie) vanilla yogurt
1 c fresh blueberries
Handful of ice OR 1 cup frozen blueberries
1 Tbsp flaxseed oil (MUFA)

COMBINE milk, yogurt, and fresh blueberries plus ice (or frozen blueberries) in a blender. Blend for 1 minute, transfer to a glass, and stir in flaxseed oil.

NUTRITION (per serving) 443 cal, 18 g pro, 63 g carb, 4 g fiber, 57 g sugar, 14.5 g fat, 1.5 g sat fat, 221 mg sodium

Chocolate Raspberry Smoothie

SERVINGS: 1

½ c skim or soy milk
6 oz (80-calorie) vanilla yogurt
¼ c chocolate chips (MUFA)
1 c fresh raspberries
Handful of ice OR 1 cup frozen raspberries

COMBINE ingredients in a blender. Blend for 1 minute, transfer to a glass, and eat with a spoon.

NUTRITION (per serving) 462 cal, 16 g pro, 77 g carb, 10 g fiber, 64 g sugar, 13.5 g fat, 7.5 g sat fat, 174 mg sodium

 

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