Lose weight, feel great — and all without spending hours prepping meals. Healthy, nutritious smoothies that are low in sugar and rich in protein, fiber, vitamins, and minerals provide an easy, low-stress way to get your daily dose of nutrition without breaking the calorie bank.
Here are six detox smoothies you should make this week to lose six pounds fast.
Containing a wealth of antioxidants that fight cell-damaging free radicals and prevent illnesses and disease, this blueberry smoothie is healthy, low in sugar, and free of dairy.
You’ll need just six ingredients:
Fresh or frozen wild blueberries
Frozen cauliflower florets
The best way to make a healthy banana orange smoothie that isn’t loaded with sugar is to swap orange juice for real oranges. This delicious drink is packed with potassium and vitamin C and will give you a boost on sluggish mornings.
Whey protein powder
The anti-inflammatory benefits in this guava-pineapple smoothie are off the charts. With high levels of fiber and potassium, guava is the sweet fruit that you may not be eating (yet), but that will do wonders for your health.
You’ll need five ingredients for this recipe:
Xanthan gum (optional)
Who says your smoothies have to be fruit based? This cauliflower smoothie makes excellent use out of the healthiest veggies around (with a few fruits thrown in for sweetness) and it’s rich in vitamin C, fiber, and potassium.
Frozen riced cauliflower
Coconut or almond milk
Fresh and healthy, this raspberry and lemon smoothie cleanses your digestive system and contains calcium, protein, and vitamins A and D.
Grab these ingredients from the grocery store:
Kemps Probiotic Milk
This anti-inflammatory green smoothie is perfect for anyone who doesn’t have a sweet tooth and prefers a slightly salty, savory smoothie with a bit of heat, courtesy of red pepper.
Here’s what you’ll need to make this incredibly healthy smoothie:
ground red pepper