Just because you’re trying to lose belly fat, doesn’t mean you have to only consume bland meals every day. For a healthy breakfast or mid-day snack, a protein-packed smoothie is a great option to eat. Smoothies are quick and easy to make and loaded with vitamins and nutrients from your favorite fruits and vegetables.
This week when you’re looking for a tasty treat that won’t ruin your diet, try one of these high-protein smoothies.
High-Protein Smoothie Recipes
1. The Husband Protein Smoothie
The protein in this smoothie comes from hulled hemp seeds, which deliver omega-6 and omega-3 fatty acids. The recipe calls for four servings of fruit and two servings of veggies, making it highly nutritional for you. With this smoothie, you can get your fiber, protein, and antioxidants from one tasty glass.
Nutritional Info: 500 calories, 21 g protein
Recipe: Happy Healthy Mama
2. Coconut Golden Milk
This yummy smoothie contains cauliflower as a base. This veggie is rich in antioxidants, as well as Vitamin C and K, and aids healthy digestion. Combine this nutrient-packed base with the antioxidant properties of the turmeric and you have yourself the perfect weight loss smoothie that tastes just as good as it is for you.
Nutrition Info: 190 calories, 15 g protein,
3. Almond Pineapple Smoothie
Almonds are high in fiber and protein, without having too many calories in them. Adding this nut to your pineapple smoothie will help fight belly bloat and aid digestion while giving you a nice healthy amount of protein.
Nutritional Info: 275 calories, 10 g protein
Recipe: Atkins Nutritionals
4. Strawberry Banana Oatmeal Smoothie
Oats provide both protein and fiber to keep your belly feeling full and aid digestion. Additional protein in this recipe comes from almond milk and an added scoop of your favorite plant-based protein powder. Drinking this chocolate recipe is almost as good as snacking on a chocolate-covered banana.
Nutritional Info: 240 calories, 12 g protein
Recipe: This Gal Cooks