5 Breakfast Smoothies To Shrink Your Belly
That morning cup of coffee may not be doing your waistline any favors if you like added flavors, sugar, and cream or milk. Instead, try one of these five breakfast smoothies to jumpstart your day and help melt unsightly belly fat.
Chocolate-Covered Almond Smoothie
Benefit: For only 450 calories, you’ll get a healthy dose of protein and essential nutrients
1 cup almond milk or coconut-almond milk
1 teaspoon unsweetened cocoa powder
2 tablespoon protein powder
1 tablespoon almond butter
1 tablespoon flaxseed oil vanilla
½ cup ice
Combine all ingredients in the order given to the blender. Blend until smooth. Add a few ice cubes if you prefer a cooler smoothie. Serve and enjoy!
Peanut Butter and Banana Smoothie
Benefit: For just over 400 calories, you’ll get 19 g protein and 3 g fiber
½ cup fat-free milk
½ cup fat-free plain yogurt
2 tablespoon creamy natural unsalted peanut butter
¼ very ripe banana
1 tablespoon honey
4 ice cubes
Combine milk, yogurt, peanut butter, banana, honey, and ice cubes in a blender. Blend on high until smooth. Pour into a tall glass and serve.
Tropical Fruit Smoothie
Benefit: For under 400 calories, you’ll get 8 g protein and 5 g fiber.
1 ½ frozen mango cubes or peach slices, slightly thawed
1 cup hulled, halved fresh strawberries
1 cup fat-free vanilla yogurt or light vanilla soy milk
½ cup chilled mango nectar
1 tablespoon frozen pineapple juice concentrate, slightly thawed
2 tablespoons flaxseed oil
Place mango, strawberries, yogurt, nectar, and juice concentrate in blender. Blend until combined and smooth. Add…