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I’ve always enjoyed whipping myself up an healthy smoothie for breakfast, but since I’ve become a mom, I’ve found myself making smoothies even more due to several factors including the convenience and to help with postpartum weight loss.
Smoothies really are the perfect breakfast in my opinion – they’re easy to make, full of nutrients, filling and can assist with weight loss and weight management. (Plus it’s kinda fun coming up with different concoctions, right?)
Related: Easy Banana Oatmeal Muffins
Smoothies are great for anyone who’s wanting to lose weight for a number of reasons:
- Quick and easy to make, making you less inclined to grab something unhealthy like a Poptart
- They’re filling, which makes you less inclined to reach for an unhealthy snack later on
- Full of vitamins and minerals
Recently, I’ve been on a bit of a smoothie bowl kick, but all of the healthy smoothie recipes I’ve listed below can be enjoyed in a cup, too.
What You Need to Make The Best Smoothies
After burning through about 3 cheap blenders which barely blended everything, I finally decided to invest in a Vitamix. It’s one of the bigger investments I’ve made in a kitchen appliance, but if you make smoothies regularly, it’s definitely worth investing in a top-notch blender like the Vitamix.
I bought my Vitamix refurbished here and saved a good amount of money.
17 Healthy Weight Loss Smoothie Recipes
Which one of these smoothie bowls is your favorite? Mine is a three-way tie between the Ultimate Banana, Apple Pie, and Raspberry Kale!