Your Weight Loss Prescription: Make One For Breakfast November 9, 2016

Does the idea of a hearty breakfast mean to you gorging on lattes and doughnuts? Do you head over to the fresh produce aisle in your local grocery store and wonder why health cannot come dipped in chocolate and topped with sprinkles? Does the very thought of healthy food make you curl up in a ball on your floor?

Switching to healthy food might be a difficult choice to make. But take a break from fat by making a delicious smoothie for breakfast.Easy to make and convenient to have on the go, these healthy smoothies really are a great way to kickstart your day.

1. Blueberry Smoothie Made With Banana And Ground Flaxseeds

Blueberry Smoothie

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This blueberry smoothie, with the goodness of banana and flaxseed, is rich in anti-oxidants, fiber, protein, and taste.

Ingredients Needed

  • 1 cup blueberries
  • 1 banana
  • 2 tablespoons whole flaxseed
  • ½ cup fat-free yogurt
  • ¾ cup skim milk
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • ¼ teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Ice cubes

How To Make

  • Using a blender, grind the flaxseeds into a fine powder.
  • Add the rest of the ingredients and blend until it is smooth.

2. Pineapple-Coconut Smoothie With Banana

Pineapple-Coconut Smoothie

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Add a little zing to an otherwise boring Monday with this smoothie that will transport you to the tropics!

Ingredients Needed

  • 2 cups sliced pineapple
  • 2 ripe bananas
  • 1 cup coconut milk

How To Make

  • Place the pineapple in the blender and blend till there are no large chunks present.
  • Slice the bananas and add them to the blender, along with the coconut milk. Blend until smooth.

3. Chocolate Banana Smoothie

Chocolate Banana Smoothie

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Now, you and chocolate need not part ways. Let chocolate be a part of your life forever and ever with this decadent smoothie. However, to achieve weight loss, you have to opt for unsweetened cocoa, and let honey take care of the sweetness factor!

Ingredients Needed

  • 2 bananas, frozen
  • 1 tablespoon unsweetened cocoa
  • 1 cup skim milk
  • 1 tablespoon honey

How To Make

  • Stir the cocoa in with the milk.
  • Place the cocoa mixture, frozen bananas and honey in a blender and blend till they form a smooth mixture.

4. Spinach Smoothie With Pear And Ginger

Spinach Smoothie With Pear

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The truth might be bitter to swallow, but this smoothie certainly isn’t. Subtly spiced, with the pear adding the much-needed sweetness, this smoothie shall make you go the Popeye way.

Ingredients Needed

  • 2 cups spinach
  • 1 whole pear, chopped
  • 1 ½ cups water
  • 1 teaspoon grated ginger
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice

How To Make

Using a food processer, blend all the ingredients till it reaches a smooth consistency.

5. Antioxidant Berry Smoothie

Antioxidant Berry Smoothie

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Delicious and berrylicious, this antioxidant-rich, low-cal smoothie can be your secret to better health and better skin.

Ingredients Needed

  • ½ cup strawberries
  • ½ cup blueberries
  • ½ cup raspberries
  • ½ cup blackberries
  • 1 cup water

How To Make

  • Slice the strawberries and raspberries into halves.
  • Add all the berries and the water to a food processer and blend until smooth.

6. Apple Banana Cinnamon Smoothie

Apple Banana Cinnamon Smoothie

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Wondering if you are eating everything you ought to be eating? Fruits, nuts, dairy and taste – this apple cinnamon smoothie is all packed into one.

Ingredients Needed

  • 1 red apple
  • 1 ripe banana
  • 5-6 almonds
  • 1 cup skim milk
  • ¼ teaspoon cinnamon powder

How To Make

  • Peel and core the apple.
  • Chop the apple, banana, and almonds into small pieces.
  • Add the apple, banana, almonds, milk and cinnamon to a food processer and blend until it reaches a smooth consistency.

7. Green Smoothie Made With Kale, Kiwi, Green Apples, And Ground Flaxseeds

Green Smoothie Made With Kale, Kiwi

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Green smoothies have earned the reputation for being hard on your taste buds. And the very thought of kale can make anyone but the hardcore-vegetable lover shudder. Make the kale more palatable by adding kiwi and green apples to the smoothie. Flaxseeds, a rich source of fiber and protein, gives the smoothie that extra punch.

Ingredients Needed

  • 1-2 kale leaves
  • 1 kiwifruit
  • 1 green apple
  • 2 tablespoon ground flaxseeds
  • 1 cup water

How To Make

  • Core the apple.
  • Slice the apple and the kiwifruit into smaller pieces. Make sure that you do not peel off their skin.
  • Place the kale leaves, kiwi, apple, and flaxseed in a blender and add water to it. Blend till all the ingredients have combined and reached a smooth consistency.

8. Fruit Smoothie Made With Pineapple, Banana, Coconut, Turmeric, And Chia Seeds

Fruit Smoothie Made With Pineapple

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No matter what the season, start your day with a glass full of summer goodness.

Ingredients Needed

  • 1 cup pineapple, sliced and frozen
  • ½ banana
  • 1 tablespoon shredded coconut
  • 1 tablespoon chia seeds
  • ¼ teaspoon turmeric
  • 1 cup water

How To Make

Toss all the ingredients into a blender and blend till smooth.

9. Green Smoothie With Bananas, Fresh Kale, And Almonds

Green Smoothie With Bananas

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Kale, with banana and almonds – this one is for the deeply determined health hitchhiker. High in potassium and fiber, this smoothie will awaken the fitness freak in you.

Ingredients Needed

  • 1 cup kale
  • 1 ripe banana
  • 4-5 raw almonds
  • 1 cup water

How To Make

  • Chop the almonds into small pieces.
  • Blend all the ingredients together, till it reaches a consistency you like.

10. Mango And Passion Fruit Smoothie

Mango And Passion Fruit Smoothie

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A Caribbean getaway might not fit into your schedule but this delightful smoothie, reminiscent of the tropics, sure can.

Ingredients Needed

  • 3 passion fruits
  • 1 banana
  • 1 small mango
  • 1 ½ cups orange juice

How To Make

  • Scoop the pulp out of the passion fruits.
  • Peel the mango and remove the stone.
  • Place the passion fruit pulp, mango, banana, and orange juice in a food processer and blend till it reaches the consistency of a puree.

11. Green Smoothie With Apples, Broccoli, And Celery

Green Smoothie With Apples

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If the very thought of broccoli in your smoothie, raw at that, has you in an existential crisis then you should know that the apple hides all its sins. You wouldn’t even know there is broccoli in this smoothie unless you made it, of course!

Ingredients Needed

  • ½ cup broccoli
  • 1 celery rib
  • 1 green apple
  • ¼ cup soy milk
  • ¼ cup water
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon honey

How To Make

Put all the ingredients in the blender and blend till smooth.

12. Kale Smoothie With Chia Seeds

Kale Smoothie With Chia Seeds

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Kale needs no sales pitch. It is widely known as a vegetable that is extremely healthy and equally off-putting. But add bananas to it and you’ve got a delicious drink on your hand. And don’t forget to add chia seeds, they are rich in fiber and magnesium.

Ingredients Needed

  • 2 kale leaves
  • 1 banana
  • 1 tablespoon chia seeds
  • 1 cup yogurt
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice

How To Make

Blend all the ingredients together and serve fresh.

13. Green Vegetable Smoothie With Celery And Cucumber

Green Vegetable Smoothie With Celery

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Green veggies have been shunned for the longest time, but this refreshing smoothie can make you change your mind.

Ingredients Needed

  • 3 stalks celery
  • 1 small cucumber
  • 1 small piece ginger
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • ¼ cup water

How To Make

  • Peel the cucumber and dice it into small pieces.
  • Put all the ingredients in a food processer and blend till there are no chunks present.

14. Peach Smoothie

Peach Smoothie

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Need something sweet in the morning? Indulge your sweet tooth with this very peachy drink.

Ingredients Needed

  • 1 ½ cups sliced peaches
  • ½ cup unsweetened yogurt
  • ¾ cup skim milk
  • A no-calorie natural sweetener (stevia)

How To Make

Toss all the ingredients in the blender to blend and serve over ice.

15. Raspberry Smoothie

Raspberry Smoothie

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A powerhouse of nutrition, this delectable drink is the perfect way to get you through the day.

Ingredients Needed

  • ½ cup raspberries
  • 1 banana
  • 2 medium oranges
  • ½ cup unsweetened yogurt

How To Make

  • Juice the oranges. You’ll need about 1 cup of fresh juice.
  • Place all the ingredients in a blender to make the smoothie.

16. Strawberry Sorbet Smoothie

 Strawberry Sorbet Smoothie

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For the hot summer days, this strawberry sorbet smoothie can be the perfect way to relax on a Sunday morning. It is rich in antioxidants and flavonoids – you would find it difficult to  believe how healthy this delicious drink is!

Ingredients Needed

  • 2 cups frozen strawberries
  • 1 cup water

How To Make

Add the strawberries and water to a blender and blend until smooth.

17. Pumpkin Smoothie

Pumpkin Smoothie

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This is basically pumpkin pie in a glass, but without the calories. Loaded with Vitamins A and C, now pumpkins can be your new health drink!

Ingredients Needed

  • 1 cup pumpkin puree
  • 1 ripe banana
  • ½ cup plain yogurt
  • ½ cup skim milk
  • ¼ teaspoon cinnamon
  • ¼ teaspoon pumpkin pie spice

How To Make

Blend all the ingredients together and serve over ice.

18. Carrot Smoothie

Carrot Smoothie

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There is a reason Bugs Bunny was so skinny. Carrots are a good source of fiber, Vitamins A, C and B-6. They are low in calories, and incredibly good for your health. What more, having more carrots will enhance your skin and make it glow.

Ingredients Needed

  • 1 cup carrot, diced
  • 1 cup water
  • ½ cup skim milk
  • 1 ripe banana
  • 1 cup pineapple, sliced
  • ½ tablespoon grated ginger
  • ¼ teaspoon cinnamon

How To Make

1. Blend the carrot and water till it reaches the consistency of a puree.

2. Add the rest of the ingredients to it and blend till it’s smooth.

Power up your blender and drink away – all the way to good health.

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  • Rinku Agarwal

    looks yum!!! :P

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