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6 Anti-Inflammatory Smoothies You Should Make This Week To Lose 4 Pounds Fast!

May 20, 2019 by Lisa Fogarty
shefinds | Food

Ready to lose weight in the most healthy way possible — with smoothies that support your weight loss goals, contain anti-inflammatory ingredients, and provide the perfect snack or breakfast option?

Look no further. Here are six anti-inflammatory smoothies you should make this week to lose four pounds fast.

turmeric smoothie

Golden Milk Turmeric Smoothie


Few ingredients come close to the spice turmeric when it comes to delivering antioxidants and anti-inflammatory benefits.


This Golden Milk Turmeric Smoothie contains just four ingredients:


Turmeric

Banana

Frozen mango

Plain kefir

banana orange smoothie

Orange Banana Smoothie


Combining vitamin-rich oranges and potassium-packed bananas, this healthy orange banana smoothie recipe requires just four ingredients and is simple and fast to make — perfect for busy mornings.


You’ll need:


Oranges

Freshly squeezed lime juice

Bananas

Strawberries

cucumber smoothie

Pineapple Cucumber Smoothie


Refreshing, delicious, nutritious, and low in calories, this anti-inflammatory pineapple cucumber smoothie relies on a few additional ingredients than many smoothies, but it’s well worth it.


You’ll need:


Cucumbers

Pineapple

Frozen banana

Light coconut milk

Filtered water

Lime

Spinach or kale

Ice cubes

smoothies

Blueberry Smoothie


Blueberries contain a wealth of antioxidants and the addition of Greek yogurt in this smoothie doesn’t just make it rich and creamy — it provides a probiotic punch that fights inflammation.


Gather the following ingredients:


Apple juice or almond milk

Banana

Frozen blueberries

Vanilla Greek yogurt

Fresh blueberries and mint sprigs

smoothies

Strawberry Smoothie


If strawberries are more your speed, try this 4-ingredient smoothie that contains vitamins, minerals, and fiber (courtesy of chia or flaxseeds).


You’ll need:


Almond milk, unsweetened

Frozen strawberries

Banana

Chia seeds or flaxseeds

cauliflower

Peanut Butter Banana Cauliflower Smoothie


Cauliflower and peanut butter in the same smoothie are a protein-packed combination that provide an abundance of energy, while keeping your carb intake low.


To make this thick and delicious smoothie, gather these ingredients:


Frozen cauliflower florets

Bananas

Unsweetened almond milk

Natural peanut butter

Pure vanilla extract

Author:

Lisa Fogarty is a lifestyle writer and reporter based in New York who covers health, wellness, relationships, sex, beauty, and parenting.

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