Metabolism Booster Green Smoothie

May 27, 2021
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Make your weight loss routine more effective with these fat-burning, metabolism-boosting smoothies! They’re simple, easy to make, and super delicious!

This tasty and nourishing belly fat burning smoothie is the secret to living healthy without giving up on your sweet tooth. This healthy smoothie recipe gives rich and creamy smoothies that satisfy any cravings and leave you feeling full and energized. And the low-calorie, nutrient-dense ingredients used ensure you get calories that don't result in weight gain. On top of that, their metabolism boosting properties positively impact your system and help keep your body healthy.

These quick and refreshing homemade weight loss shakes are also a great way to increase your fiber, protein, and water intake, which makes them an absolute must-have in your recipe repertoire.

Fat Burning SmoothiePhoto By Canva
Taste Score: %87
Difficulty Easy
Servings 1 people
Preparation 5 mins
Cooking 0 mins
Total 5 mins

Tips

  • Avocados turn brown when exposed to air. To prevent this oxidation in your smoothie and keep it green for longer, add a little lime or lemon juice.
  • Spinach tends to make smoothies bitter, so this recipe uses baby spinach which is less bitter and doesn't require any extra preparation.
  • Use frozen pineapple and cut avocado to give this smoothie a thick, creamy texture without using any yogurt.
  • Remove the grapefruit from its inner membranes and peel before using it to lessen its bitterness.
  • Use small amounts of the bitter pith and peel of the grapefruit to boost fiber and vitamin C.
  • As green tea triggers the release of fat from fat cells, add brewed green tea or green tea powder to further boost the fat-burning capabilities of this smoothie.
  • Blend your ingredients in stages and not all at once to avoid chunks.
  • Use frozen fruit to get nice chilled smoothies without having to refrigerate or add ice.
  • If you’d like to make variations to this basic recipe but are afraid that you’ll end up with something horrible tasting, use the 60/40 formula, i.e. 60% fruits and 40% greens.
  • Make frozen smoothie packs in advance for days when you don’t have the time by cutting and freezing the fruit. Add everything else at the time of blending.
  • Use more naturally sweet fruits if you feel your smoothie isn't sweet enough, and avoid processed sugars and artificial sweeteners.
  • While you can make this awesome weight loss smoothie without protein powder to keep it vegan, vegan protein powders like pea, brown rice, or soy are also a great addition to this recipe and make it more nutritionally balanced.
  • You can also use hemp or chia seeds instead of protein powder as great vegan sources of easily digestible protein.
  • It might sound unconventional, but you can also add spices like cayenne, ginger, and jalapeno to your smoothie for extra health benefits.

Ingredients

Directions

  1. Place spinach, mint, celery, and green tea into a blender.
  2. Puree until smooth.
  3. Add the remaining ingredients.
  4. Blend again and serve chilled for best results.
Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 1 Fat Burning Smoothie
Serves 1
Amount Per Serving
Calories218
% Daily Value*
Sodium 57.6 mg2.5%
Potassium 938.3 mg20%
Protein 4.5 g9%
Total Fat 8.4 g10.8%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

What Ingredients Are In The Best Weight Loss Smoothies?

Metabolism-boosting snacks like weight loss smoothies use varied blends of metabolism-boosting ingredients to boost your metabolism and burn fat. The best weight loss smoothies use high metabolism foods like:

Grapefruit: Studies show that eating grapefruit or drinking its juice results in weight loss due to phytochemicals that stimulate adiponectin production, a hormone that helps the body break down fat.

Green and white tea: Natural antioxidants called ECGCs in tea help increase fat burn in the liver, while caffeine provides a natural energy boost. Green tea also increases satiety and makes you feel less hungry.

Chilli peppers: The capsaicin in chilli pepper aids belly fat loss and the conversion of food to energy. It is also a natural appetite suppressant.

Leafy greens and whole grains: High in fiber, leafy greens and whole grains keep you fuller for longer and are a great addition to belly fat burning smoothies.

Avocado: Avocados contain healthy fats, fiber, folate, potassium, and vitamins like vitamin B6, which counteract cortisol to prevent weight gain.

Nuts: Nuts like almonds, walnuts, and pecans can help you burn fat when used pre-workout and are very nutrient-rich.

Celery: Celery is considered a negative calorie food as it is so high in fiber, it uses more energy to digest than it provides, making it good for losing weight.

Cinnamon: The polyphenols in cinnamon help regulate blood sugar and boost metabolism. It also boosts immunity, maintains gut health, and relieves digestive discomfort.

Are Smoothies a Good Way To Lose Weight?

Smoothies with the right balance of nutrients can become powerful tools for weight loss when coupled with other healthy weight loss habits like proper sleep, plenty of exercise, and a balanced diet. Have a healthy smoothie pre-or post-workout to make you feel more energized and aid weight loss.

What Is The Best Smoothie for Belly Fat?

Some of the best belly fat burning smoothies are spirulina smoothies, berry smoothies, green smoothies, coconut cashew smoothies, and apple smoothies. These fast metabolism smoothies are so decadent and delicious, you won't even remember they are actually metabolism-boosting weight loss weapons.

How to Store Metabolism Booster Green Smoothie?

Store this weight loss smoothie in the refrigerator for up to 2 days in a glass mason jar to keep it airtight and fresh. Do not leave your smoothie on the counter or in the blender to preserve freshness.

How to Serve Fat Burning Smoothie?

Chill your smoothie before consumption and top with bananas, nuts, berries, or mint leaves to treat yourself to a smoothie that looks as good as it tastes.

Recipe byPetite Gourmets

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