Reprinted from SkinnyMom.com
Want a convenient, simple way to improve your diet that doesn't involve an assault on your taste buds? Smoothies are key! These healthy treats retain all the nutrients, vitamins and antioxidants of raw fruits and vegetables — and are proven to improve digestion and aid in weight loss.
Despite what many think, making smoothies doesn't require a lot of effort, measuring or mess. We made the already-easy prep process even easier: These 50 skinny smoothie recipes only require five ingredients each. Get out that blender and get to it!
Need a quick and easy recipe that you can make in seconds to get your day started in the right direction? Look no further than our Skinny Berry Protein Smoothie. Loaded with protein and packed with delicious blueberry flavor, this smoothie will leave you feeling full and satisfied all day long! (via Skinny Mom)
This delicious treat will bring some balance back into your life! This smoothie packs a punch of spinach, mango, pineapple and bananas that will make you want to be on a beach with your toes in the sand! And this smoothie is only 139 calories! It’ll definitely kick-start your day! (via Slender Kitchen)
Now for those chocolate fanatics, this smoothie will definitely satisfy your sweet tooth!This chocolate drink is filled with probiotics and protein, and is great for someone who needs the fiber, but is also great for people who don’t care about the benefits and just love the taste of chocolate! (via Chocolate Covered Katie)
This juicy blend is sure to make your taste buds go wild! This 227-calorie snack makes the perfect post-workout treat. (via Slender Kitchen)
This creamy, delightful indulgence is made with the fresh taste of mango and banana. This can quench anyone’s smoothie thirst! And adding a spoonful of honey totally adds a little something special to the mix! (via Rachel Cooks)
This end-of-the-day sweet treat is great for winding down and relaxing after a jam-packed day. Filled with frozen blackberries and raspberries, this is a berry fabulous treat! Get creative and top it off with raw rolled oats and throw it in a bowl for more of a meal feel! (via Kath Eats)
This cucumber melon smoothie smells just like the Bath & Body Works scent! It’s so refreshing, sweet and light! And the simplicity of this thirst-quenching drink makes it absolutely irresistible for any occasion! (via Girl Makes Food)
This scrumptious treat is perfect for a day when you need to use up that big melon in the refrigerator before it goes bad. Easy fix: Throw some leftover cantaloupe, yogurt, honey and some ice in the blender, and before your eyes you’ll have an easy breakfast! This smoothie is super versatile, so you can really build it around what’s in your pantry that day! (via Eat, Live, Run)
Whipping up big tropical flavor is so easy with this Skinny Tropical Protein Smoothie! Just a touch of coconut extract brings out a big coconut flavor that I love! This smoothie makes getting a boost of protein in the morning easy by just adding a scoop of my favorite protein powder, Beverly International UMP. (via Skinny Mom)
This is the perfect breakfast snack for those of you always on the run! It’s a cinch to blend, and full of fiber, protein and vitamin C. The smoothie has fresh blueberries and bananas with plenty of antioxidants. Drink up and enjoy! (via Shrinking Kitchen)