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Top 5 Healthy Smoothie Recipes for Weight Loss

Emily Hurd | Jul 12 2021 | Tags: Recipes, Health & Wellness

These protein-rich smoothies are great for detox, weight loss, and supplementing your workout diet. You can add protein powder or add whole food protein sources like nuts for extra proteins in your smoothie. 

Our smoothie mixes are a delicious way to make these recipes even more nutrient-packed. 

Read on to understand the top five easy healthy smoothie recipes for weight loss.

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Recipe 1: Chocolate Peanuts Smoothie

This smoothie contains crunchy bits of roasted peanuts, and it’s easy and fun to prepare. It’s rich in fiber and potassium, and the deep chocolatey flavors from the dark chocolate and cacao powder treat your sweet tooth without significantly raising your blood sugars.

Prep time: 5 minutes
Serving: 2 glasses
Calories: 490 kcal


  • 1 cup roasted peanuts
  • 1 scoop chocolate-flavored peanut butter
  • 1/2 cup Greek yogurt
  • 1 tbsp cacao powder
  • 1 frozen banana

Prep instructions

Blend all your smoothie ingredients to a smooth consistency. Garnish this smoothie with shaved dark chocolate and fresh mixed berries.

Recipe 2: Blueberry Protein Breakfast Smoothie

This healthy smoothie recipe for weight loss is full of nutrients and minerals, fiber and proteins that cleanse your body and help the body to burn some extra calories.

Prep time: 5 minutes
Serving: 2 glasses
Calories: 224kcal


  • 1/2 cup unsweetened almond milk
  • 1/2 cup frozen blueberries
  • 1/2 tsp almond butter
  • 1 tbsp scoop vanilla protein powder
  • 1/2 tbsp fresh lemon juice

Prep instructions

Blend all ingredients until smooth and serve. If you don’t have vanilla protein powder, you can substitute it with ½ cup of non-fat Greek yogurt.

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Recipe 3: Energy Boost Detox Smoothie

When shopping for a protein powder to use in this recipe, look out for one that’s free of artificial sweeteners. Have this smoothie for breakfast to nourish your body and cleanse your blood as you start your day.

Prep time: 10 minutes
Serving: 2 glasses
Calories: 228kcal


  • 2 cups frozen baby spinach
  • 1/2 strong brew green tea
  • 1/4 cup full fat coconut milk
  • 1 ripe frozen banana
  • 1 frozen grapefruit
  • 1 cup frozen chopped pineapple
  • 1/2 cup ice cubes
  • 10g whey protein isolate

Prep Instructions

Blend all ingredients till they mix evenly. Add extra green tea if you need a thinner smoothie. Serve and garnish with seeds.

Recipe 4: Mixed Berry Weight Loss Smoothie

Prepare this healthy smoothie recipe for weight loss every day, and start seeing a significant weight loss in a few months.

Prep time: 5 minutes
Serving: 2 glasses
Calories: 153kcal


  • 1/2 cup frozen strawberries
  • 1/2 cup frozen blueberries
  • 1/2 cup chilled almond milk
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 tbsp protein powder
  • 1/2 cup plain yogurt
  • 1 tsp honey

Prep Instructions

Blend the smoothie ingredients, adding more frozen blueberries and ice cubes for a thick smoothie. Serve while cold and garnish with fresh mixed berries.

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Recipe 5: Berry Protein Smoothie

A berry protein smoothie tastes like dessert and is full of nutrients and soluble fiber that nourish your body. 

Prep time: 5 minutes
Serving: 2 glasses
Calories: 250kcal


  • 1/4 cup water
  • 2 cups chopped baby spinach
  • 2 cups mixed frozen berries
  • 1/2 cup ice cubes
  • 1 tbsp sesame seeds
  • 1 scoop vanilla protein powder
  • 1 tsp spirulina powder

Blend all the berry protein smoothie ingredients to a smooth consistency, and then serve. Garnish with your favorite seeds, mint, sliced almonds, and fresh berries.

Add a protein boost to your smoothie

Our whey and vegan proteins are the perfect nutrient-rich addition to your Berry smoothie to provide fuel for the day, and support post-workout recovery.

Adding just one scoop of protein to your smoothie allows you to adapt this recipe to create an even more well-balanced and hunger-satisfying meal.

Find out more about our vanilla and chocolate protein smoothie powders:

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Emily is the Director of Member Experience at SmoothieBox and loves creating new recipes to share with our smoothie community. She gets help and ideas from her two toddlers, especially if it involves our Green Super Smoothie. In her spare time she can be found outside with family.

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