15 Weight Loss Shakes You Can Make At Home

Looking for something to help shake up your diet routine? Tired of eating the same chicken and veggies to stay under your calorie limits? We’ve got a list of 15 weight loss shakes to help you meet your weight loss goals as easily as possible!

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Chocolate + banana

Ingredients:

  • 1 frozen banana
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 cup skim milk
  • 1 tsp Splenda (or another sweetener of choice)
  • 1 tsp cocoa powder
  • 6 oz (one container) vanilla/plain yogurt

Blend this up to create a sweet and refreshing treat that’s healthier than it sounds! Bananas are great for weight loss because they help keep you filled. The chocolate can give you a little bit of indulgence.

Apple + carrot

Ingredients:

  • 1/4 cup protein powder
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 apple (cubed)
  • 1 orange (peeled)
  • 1 banana
  • 2 handfuls of spinach
  • 1 carrot

Toss these ingredients into the blender for an unconventional take on a fruit smoothie. It’s a creative way to take your weight loss shakes to the next level. The protein powder will help keep you satisfied.

The fiber in apples help you feel full longer and provide you with fiber essential to weight loss. Carrots and spinach are both super low in calories but high in nutrients. This gives you a nutritious way to get some necessary vitamins without breaking the calorie budget.

Blueberry + spinach

Ingredients

  • 2 tsp protein powder
  • 3/4 cup of yogurt – with blueberries
  • 1 sliced banana
  • 2 handfuls of spinach
  • 1/2 cup of blueberries (fresh or frozen)
  • 2 handfuls of ice

This is a pretty nice balance for the fabled “blueberry diet.” You can reap all the benefits from it in one of our weight loss shakes. The properties of blueberries help blast belly fat. They’re also great for your blood sugar.

The spinach may seem weird, but it’s a nice way to get a nutritious helping of vitamins and minerals while still keeping your calories in check!

Strawberry + pineapple

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup of frozen strawberries (unsweetened)
  • 1 cup fresh pineapple
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/2 cup skim milk (or almond milk, soy milk, etc.)

Blend this one up for a blast of sweet fruit that’s sure to beat your sugar cravings.

Pineapple is full of manganese, which helps keep your blood sugar in check. It can also help you metabolize carbs and fat, aiding in your weight loss.

While strawberries may seem sweet and calorie-laden, you can throw them into several of our weight loss shakes. There are only 49 calories in one cup. They can help provide you fiber and reduce inflammation.

Blueberry + banana

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 cup blueberries
  • 1 small frozen banana
  • 1 tbsp ground flax seed
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/2 cup acai juice

You may have heard acai referred to as a “superfood.” There’s some debate regarding whether or not superfoods actually exist, but acai is loaded with high quantities of vitamins. It’s a great addition to our weight loss shakes.

Acai may have the ability to negate any effects of a high-fat diet, which is good news if you’re trying to lose weight! The banana will also help keep you full, meaning you won’t be tempted to cheat.

Citrus green

Ingredients:

  • 2 cups romaine lettuce
  • 1 cup orange sections
  • 1 cup fresh pineapple
  • 1 tablespoon walnuts
  • 3/4 cup water

If you’re having trouble getting your greens, try a smoothie for a great, unconventional way to get the nutrients you need!

The nuts in this provide protein and help keep you full. The pineapple works by providing you fiber. They also help metabolize any carbs and fat in your system.

Peanut butter + banana

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 banana
  • 1/2 cup low-fat peanut butter
  • 1/2 cup skim milk
  • 1 tbsp whey protein

This smoothie is great for days where you need to load up on protein! You can pack everything into one of our weight loss shakes. Whether you’re hitting the gym or just need to keep full, the protein in whey and peanut butter will help keep you where you need to be.

Mandarin + mango

Ingredients:

  • 1 can mandarin oranges
  • 1 mango (diced)
  • 1/2 cup ice
  • 1 container mango-flavored low-fat yogurt
  • Protein supplement of choice (to taste)

Blend this one up for a citrus blast! Protein will keep you full, and mango is fat and cholesterol free! They have high fiber, so they may help you reach your weight loss goals just a little bit faster. Who can complain about that?

Strawberry/banana/orange

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup orange juice
  • 1 sliced banana
  • 1/2 cup strawberries
  • 1/2 cup ice
  • 1 container low-fat strawberry banana yogurt

Strawberry-banana is already a classic flavor combination, and adding orange to the mix gives you a tropical twist! It’s an easy way to take advantage of all the antioxidant and vitamin-feeling properties as the fruits mingle deliciously together.

Mixed berry

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 cup cranberry juice
  • 3 large strawberries
  • 1 handful blueberries
  • 1 handful raspberries
  • 1 banana
  • 1 container strawberry, blueberry, or mixed berry low-fat yogurt

This smoothie adds raspberries to the mix. Raspberries are great because of their high water content. This means that you can eat a ton of them but not pay the price when it comes to calories.

Raspberries can also help keep your body regular when it comes to bowel movements. This can keep your weight loss on track, and even promote it.

Coffee

Ingredients:

  • 1 tsp instant coffee
  • 1 tsp cocoa powder
  • 1 tsp Splenda (or sweetener of choice)
  • 1 small handful of ice
  • 1 container vanilla or plain low-fat yogurt
  • 1 scoop protein supplement, to taste (optional)

While coffee may not be the first thing you think of on your weight loss journey, it can actually help suppress your appetite. The caffeine helps keep your appetite calm and can help boost your metabolism.

Strawberry + peanut butter

Ingredients:

  • 2 tsp peanut butter
  • 1 cup strawberries
  • 1/2 cup plain Greek yogurt
  • 1 handful ice cubes

Feeling the need for peanut butter and jelly, but can’t spare the carbs? Try this craving-quenching smoothie. You’ll get the weight loss benefits of strawberries while maximizing your protein potential with peanut butter and Greek yogurt!

Tropical

Ingredients:

  • 10 slices mango
  • 10 fresh pineapple chunks
  • 1 container plain or vanilla yogurt
  • 1 tbsp ground flaxseed

This smoothie would be great in the morning as a breakfast to go. It’s filled with fiber and protein, both of which can help accelerate your weight loss.

The protein and the fiber both work together to keep you full, which means you won’t be snacking idly in the office.

Spinach + pear

Ingredients:

  • 1 container plain Greek yogurt
  • 2 cups packed spinach
  • 1 ripe pear – peeled
  • 1 handful green grapes
  • 1/2 avocado
  • 1 glass cold water

This is definitely an unconventional flavor combination, but the new you is all about taking risks, right? You can throw almost anything into one of our weight loss shakes!

This smoothie is super low calorie. The avocado is full of healthy fats, which do benefit your system more than you think.

Spinach is loaded with essential vitamins, and it’s low calorie. This makes staying under your calorie budget a breeze. Meanwhile, pair it with pear (pun semi-intended), and you’ve got about 20% of your recommended daily fiber.

Avocado + strawberry

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup avocado chunks
  • 1 cup frozen strawberries
  • 1 cup low-fat vanilla yogurt
  • 6 ice cubes
  • 1 tbsp ground flaxseed oil

You may not be convinced, but avocado goes better with sweet foods than you might think. It fits in great with the last of our weight loss shakes.

This smoothie is loaded with healthy fats that help keep you satiated, and I’m sure you know the benefits of strawberries by now! The vanilla yogurt gives you that nice smoothness while remaining low calorie.

Conclusion

When it comes to weight loss shakes, it’s almost impossible to go wrong. That’s what’s great about them: you can throw any number of ingredients into your blender, mix it up, and you might have something delicious on your hands – and in your cup!

Whether you’re actively losing weight or you’re looking for a great place to start your journey, definitely check out one of these healthy shake options.

They’ve got all the soothing, comforting aspects of a milkshake, but with way less sugar and calories. If you’re on the go, just pour it into a travel cup and head out!

No more skipping breakfast; these smoothies will help keep you full and satisfied.

If you have any questions regarding weight loss, don’t be afraid to reach out!

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