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Healthy Low Calorie Smoothies

Updated on October 3, 2015
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Edward Happer is a registered dietitian and health blogger providing clinical counseling. He writes under name of Bilaras on health blogs.

Ever wonder why serious chefs and food experts are mostly not obese? Think about it, people who are in daily contact with all sorts of food should be following logic huge. But one of the main reasons why these people are not overweight is due to the fact that they eat real food. Not food that has been processed, they do not care for products that give out unreasonable promises sucking people in, the recipes they have are healthy and it is these healthy recipes we will discuss. This article will help diet planners and our weight loss strugglers to organize their daily food consumption based on different type of weight loss meals we are writing about.

The drinks category covers simple ice water to lose weight and also healthy fruit smoothies. The recipes are clear fully selected to include fruit smoothies, which are effective for, people looking to cut back on calories and shed the pounds. We will discuss five of the fruit smoothie below, who specifically focus on belly fat and helps dieters get a flat stomach. They are filling and do not contain unnecessary calories.

Blueberry smoothie

Things you will need!

  1. Skim milk
  2. Frozen (unsweetened) blueberries
  3. Flaxseed oil
  4. Blender
  5. A smoothie glass

Begin by setting up the blender. Clean it thoroughly and dry it out. After the blender is ready, place it on top of the machine. Start by pouring about ten to eleven cups of skimmed milk. Then take out your frozen (unsweetened) blueberries, and add a cup full to the milk. Then add about one tablespoon of the flaxseed oil and close the lid on top of the blender. Blend together these ingredients for at least a minute. Take out the smoothie that is ready, and pour it on to a glass and enjoy!

Blueberry smoothie instructions
Blueberry smoothie instructions

Banana smoothie with peanut butter

Things you will need!

  1. Skim milk or (fat free milk)
  2. Fat free yogurt
  3. Peanut butter (natural and unsalted)
  4. Honey
  5. A ripe banana
  6. Ice cubes
  7. Blender
  8. Big serving glass

Start by placing a clean blender on the machine, and remember to make sure it is dry, so it is safe to use. Pour a cup and a half of skim or fat free milk in to the blender; follow that by pouring half a cup of fat free yogurt. To keep up with nutritional and healthy smoothie, both of these ingredients need to be fat free. Then add two tablespoon of peanut butter and a ripe banana, which should be barely one-fourth in size. After adding all of the above ingredients, add one tablespoon of honey and ice cubes in to the blender. Close the lid of the blender now and start the machine. You will need to blend it for a minute, but if it is not smooth enough, blend it further. Pour the smoothie in a nice big glass and drink!

How to make banana smoothie with peanut butter
How to make banana smoothie with peanut butter

Apple smoothie

Things you will need!

  1. Skim milk (or fat free milk or soy milk)
  2. Vanilla yogurt
  3. Medium sized apple
  4. Apple pie spice (available in stores)
  5. Cashew butter
  6. Ice cubes
  7. Blender
  8. Smoothie glass and spoon

Begin by cleaning out your blender, as almost all of the smoothie work will take place there. Pour one and a half cup of milk in to the blender. Remember to make sure that the milk is skim or fat free. There is an option of soymilk for our lactose intolerant readers. After adding the milk, include one-tablespoon of vanilla yogurt. Then from the jar, add one teaspoon of apple pie spice. As mentioned above, this can be easily available from super marts. Then add one medium sized apple, which is peeled and also chopped up. Finally, add two tablespoon of cashew butter and ice cubes. Blend the mixture for about one minute or longer if u prefer. Add the smoothie to the glass and eat it with a spoon, enjoy!

Peach smoothie

Things you will need!

  1. Skim milk (or fat free milk or soy milk)
  2. Frozen (unsweetened) peaches
  3. Flaxseed oil (organic)
  4. Blender
  5. A smoothie glass

Take out your blender and clean it entirely. Use soap and sponges, and remember to dry it out. Peach smoothie s a very easy smoothie to make, it requires the least amount of ingredients. First of all, pour about ten to eleven cups of skim milk, remember do not use regular milk, use fat free and skim milk. After this add one cup full of frozen (unsweetened) peaches and two teaspoons of flaxseed oil which is organic and cold-pressed. Blend together all of these ingredients and pour it on to a glass. At the end, stir the smoothie in a little flaxseed oil. And viola! Your peach smoothie is ready.

How to make peach smoothie
How to make peach smoothie

Lemon (orange) citrus smoothie

Things you will need!

  1. Skim milk (or fat free milk or soy milk)
  2. Lemon yogurt
  3. Medium sized orange peel
  4. Flaxseed oil
  5. Ice cubes
  6. Blender
  7. A smoothie glass

After cleaning out the blender, add about eleven cups of skim milk in it and add one tablespoon of lemon yogurt and one medium sized orange’s peel directly in to the blender. Pour a tablespoon of flaxseed oil and ice cubes, and close the blender. Blend the mixture for at least a minute and when it is ready, pour it in a glass and stir some flaxseed oil in the end. Your Lemon (orange) citrus smoothie is ready!

Lemon smoothie
Lemon smoothie

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