5 Delicious Smoothies to Help Lose Weight

5 Delicious Smoothies to Help Lose Weight

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It is not always necessary to adhere to boring methods and eating habits for losing weight. There are a lot of delicious ideas too that can help you shed those extra kilos! Healthy smoothies are one such addition to your daily diet that can help you stay in shape without compromising on the taste! Unbelievable? Believe it, because we have 5 nutritious milkshake recipes for you.

Berry Green Smoothie

Berry Green SmoothieIngredients:

• 1/2 cup Greek yoghurt (or normal yoghurt without whey)
• 1 cup berries (strawberries, blueberries, blackberries etc)
• 1 cup spinach
• 1 tbsp bran
• Ice cubes as required

Method:

1. Add yoghurt and spinach and blend until blended
2. Add the berries, bran and ice cubes to this and blend until smooth
3. Serve immediately

Mixed Berries Milkshake:

Berries MilkshakeYou will need: Chopped mixed berries:1 cup; (blueberries, blackberries, strawberries, etc.); Low fat Milk: 1 cup; Ice cubes

Method: Blend all ingredients until smooth. When: Enjoy this delicious shake with breakfast. Why: Berries are very high in antioxidants, vitamins and minerals. They also provide lots of fibre- a must for weight loss.

Mixed Fruit Yogurt Smoothie:

Mixed Fruit Yogurt You will need: Yogurt: 2 cups; Mixed seasonal fruits: 2 cups; Vanilla essence: 1-2 drops.

Method: Blend in all ingredients until smooth. When: This drink is best for your breakfast. Why: Fruits are high in vitamins, minerals, antioxidants and fibre- all vital for a healthy weight loss.

Yummy Strawberry-Banana Shake:

Yummy Strawberry Banana ShakeYou will need: Fresh strawberries: 1 cup; Banana: 1; Low fat milk/yogurt: 1/2 cup; Ice cubes

Method: Blend all ingredients well and decorate with chopped strawberries. When: For your mid-morning cravings. Why: This refreshing drink is rich in nutrients like vitamin C, A and B-complex, apart from calcium, phosphorus and proteins

Juicy Smooth Watermelon:

Juicy Smooth WatermelonWhat you need: Chopped watermelon: 6 cups; Low fat milk/yogurt: 1 cup; Ice cubes

Method: Blend in the watermelon, yogurt/milk and ice cubes until smooth. Add a little honey if you like. When: For the summers, this is the best drink for your evenings. Why: It is low in calories, high in iron, vitamin A and C, calcium and proteins.

Source: Yahoo

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