5 Delicious and Healthy Smoothie Recipes to Blast Fat

One of the biggest challenges constantly faced by weight loss enthusiasts is being able to resist food, especially in this age of the internet, where digital marketing and social media are tempting and inviting food advertisements to keep popping up on our newsfeeds. Luckily, you have a choice in the form of smoothies. Smoothies make up for a good snack and meal options as they are packed with nutrients and retain the fiber from fruits and vegetables, making you feel fuller for a longer period.

Smoothies can be made from different fruit and vegetable combinations, so you won’t get tired of the same flavor every time. Some even add nuts or seeds to supercharge their smoothies. Go ahead and experiment but be sure to know the right quantity of each ingredient before throwing them into the blender. Once you introduce smoothies into your diet, you definitely won’t be touching your insurance in a while.

Here are five flavorful smoothie recipes that you can enjoy, either alone or with a good friend:

Pumpin’ Pumpkin
Been searching for the elusive fountain of youth? No need to look far and wide. Everything you need is in your kitchen lying by the produce section of your refrigerator. Yes, pumpkin has potent antioxidants that help slow down the aging process. This pumpkin shake also aids in maintaining the ideal body weight. Think of it as an investment for a wrinkle-free future.

What you need:
1 cup pumpkin puree
1 cup unsweetened vanilla almond milk
1/2 banana
A pinch of cinnamon
Green Go-Getter
Also considered the Breakfast Smoothie, this green-colored shake is the perfect day starter. It is packed with omega-3 fatty acids and essential vitamins and minerals to energize and prepare you for the busy day ahead. People attending online classes won’t get distracted by sudden hunger after drinking it.

What you need:
1 scoop protein powder
1 cup fresh spinach
1/2 sliced avocado
1 cup unsweetened almond or cashew milk
1 tablespoon ground flaxseed
Blast of Berries

Rich in fiber and proteins, this Berry Smoothie curbs your appetite, so you’ll feel fuller for longer. The addition of chia seeds also helps combat stress and inflammation for a general feeling of well-being. Enjoy calm similar to knowing that an investment planner looks after your assets.

What you need:
1 cup plain Greek unsweetened yogurt.
1 cup of frozen berries (Choose from blueberries and strawberries)
1 tablespoon vanilla extract
1 tablespoon of chia seeds
Some ice if you want
Goin’ Bananas
One of the best sources of potassium, bananas are also packed with fiber as well as vitamin C and Vitamin B6, making it a superfruit by itself. Combined with oats, it can regulate blood sugar levels while boosting metabolism at the same time.

What you need:
1 cup unsweetened almond milk
½ cup oats
1 piece of banana
1 tablespoon peanut butter
½ tablespoon of cinnamon
A little bit of honey for taste
Carrot Care

Excess body fat causes stress similar to nagging personal loans or business loans. But no need to worry. Packed with various essential nutrients, a carrot is good for losing weight and staying fit. The addition of Greek yogurt and milk provides protein and calcium for improved health while chia seeds retain fiber levels in your body.

What you need:
1 cup chopped carrot
1 cup mango
1 cup pineapple
1 cup strawberries
1/4 cup nonfat plain Greek yogurt
1/2 cup nonfat milk or unsweetened soymilk
1 tablespoon of chia seeds

For all recipes, simply mix all ingredients in a blender until you reach the perfect smooth consistency. Serve and enjoy your way to fitness and optimal health!

Based on Materials from The Times of India
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