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Low Calorie Smoothies

Mango Nectarine and Celery Smoothie

 This recipe contains 25% of the RDA for Vitamin B-12 and calcium, plus 60% of the RDA for Vitamin C. It’s terrific as an immunity booster in the winter or when you’re feeling under the weather. While most fruits and veggies should be blended with the peel intact, mango skin can cause an allergic reaction, so peel the mango before adding it to ... Read More »

Peachy Keen Breakfast Smoothie

This recipe is a great one if you’re too busy for a healthy breakfast. With 14g of protein per 6-ounce serving, Greek yogurt has twice the protein of regular yogurt and usually half the sugar, so it’s a great way to get a healthy portion of low-fat protein first thing in the morning. This is also a great pre-workout shake.  4.0 ... Read More »

Tropical Protein Shake Smoothie

This smoothie delivers on taste, but also supports the digestion of fats and proteins with the digestive enzymes from the pineapple and gives you a very healthy dose of both Vitamin C. The smoothie is high in protein, but low in calories, making it a perfect smoothie for breakfast and for weight loss. Kiwi adds a unique taste!     ... Read More »

Orange Creamsicle Smoothie Blast

If you or your kids like Orange Creamsicles, this smoothie is for you!  It’s a favorite with children and makes a great breakfast smoothie. It’s loaded with 132% of the RDA of Vitamin C, 29% of the RDA of calcium and a ton of flavor. It is wonderful as an antioxidant drink or immune booster too. Because it is made with chia seed ... Read More »

Blueberry Peach Anti Aging Smoothie

This recipe is not only deliciously sweet, like a cup of summer sunshine, but it provides 25% of both your Daily Vitamin C and Vitamin E, which promote cell repair and regeneration. If you prefer a frostier beverage, use frozen peaches.   Print Blueberry-Peach Anti-Aging Smoothie Author: Carleen Recipe type: Smoothies Cuisine: Fruit Smoothies Prep time:  5 mins Cook time:  5 mins Total ... Read More »

Banana-Berrylicious

 With 380mg of potassium and almost 25% of your RDA of Vitamin C, this smoothie is especially good for a pre-workout drink to help with muscle function and recovery.  Blueberries are also really good for your skin. 3.0 from 2 reviews Print Banana-Berrylicious Author: Carleen Recipe type: Smoothies Cuisine: Fruit Smoothies Prep time:  5 mins Cook time:  5 mins Total time:  10 mins ... Read More »

Cucumber Melon and Soy Smoothie

cucumber melon smoothie recipe

Soybeans are a great low fat source of proteins that have been linked with lowering cholesterol levels. Soy is also good if you are a woman experience hot flashes from menopause. I have recently started making an effort to eat extra soy in order to address hot flashes. This smoothie has refreshing melon and cucumber, plus soy beans (edamame). Make ... Read More »

Apple Pie Smoothie

The old saying keeps true… Studies show that having 2 medium apples a day for 3 months was enough to reduce bad cholesterol (LDL) levels in women as much as 16%. You can make this with raw apples, but you can also cook the apples with cinnamon, a dash of ginger and nutmeg in a nonstick pan over medium-low heat ... Read More »

Refreshing Watermelon Smoothie

Watermelon is much more than a low-calorie summer favorite. It has important amino acids, called citrulline and arginine that help keeping your arteries healthy and your blood flowing smoothly. This watermelon smoothie is also refreshing, great for a summer treat, and is packed with Vitamin C. Coconut water adds a number of  electrolytes. Make it with coconut milk for a ... Read More »

Ginger Vegetable Smoothie Recipe

beet ginger and apple detox smoothie recipe

The energizing power of ginger combines with fiber rich vegetables and fruits to detox the system at a comfortable, healthy pace. The beet and carrots give this drink a vibrant, enticing color, and the apple lends sweetness and nutrients. This recipe makes one serving. This smoothie is low in calories but high in fiber as well as nutrients. For this ... Read More »

Strawberry Peach Mango Green Smoothie Recipe

Designed as a post workout smoothie, this recipe uses juice as the liquid to add post workout carbs. You can use fresh fruit and water instead if you like in order to lighten it up. The fruit and spinach in this recipe are high in Vitamin C, while spinach adds iron to the diet. That makes this a great post ... Read More »

Fat Burning Green Tea and Vegetable Smoothie

Fat Burning Smoothie

This recipe is designed to burn fat, but it is also an antioxidant powerhouse. Green tea increases metabolism and broccoli and cauliflower have enzymes that reportedly help the body more efficiently burn fat.  Pineapple is added for a flavor boost and to provide vitamin C and antioxidants. Note that for fat burning properties caffeinated green tea should be used. If ... Read More »

Avocado Cucumber Green Drink with Garlic

Garlic in a smoothie? Yes! And we like it strong. Garlic’s characteristic flavor comes from allicin, and allicin sounds like a spa treatment to your blood vessels, it helps them relax, which can help lowering blood pressure. Add all the greens to this and you have an antioxidant powerhouse of a smoothie! This is also a great immune system booster and ... Read More »