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The most ideal approach to thin down, without passing up a great opportunity for the right supplements, is by concentrating on your eating routine. An extraordinary expansion to it is new hand crafted smoothies. These mixes of crisp foods grown from the ground are the ideal vehicle for low-cal yet supplement rich fixings that keep you satisfied for long. A decent blend of protein, complex starches and great fats alongside vitamins and supplements ought to be utilized to make an all around adjusted smoothie.

1. Evergreen Smoothie

Ingredients

1 cup, baby spinach

Bottle gourd/ cucumber, ½ cup

Curd, ½ cup

Mint leaves, a handful

Rock salt, a pinch

Jeera powder, ¼ tsp

Amla, a piece, or lemon juice, ½ tsp

Ice cubes, 1 cup

Green-smoothie

Method Place all the ingredients in a blender, toss in the ice cubes and blend till smooth.

Best time to have it:  In the morning, to detox your body.

Benefits: Bottle gourd and cucumber are extremely low in calories and aid in weight loss.

Calorie Count: 95

2. Nutty Delight Smoothie

Ingredients

Puffed amaranth/rajgira, ½ cup (Use a rajgira laddoo if puffs aren’t available)

Low-fat milk, 1 cup

Banana, frozen, ½

Date, 1, chopped

Flax seeds, 1 tsp

Chia seeds, 1 tsp

Melon seeds, 1 tbsp

Method Blend all the ingredients till smooth and enjoy it as it is

Best time to have it: Post-workout – as it’s a good dose of protein.

Benefits: This smoothie is high in omega 3 acids, good fats and fiber. It also keeps you fuller for longer.

Optional Add a scoop of protein powder for an extra energy boost.

Calorie Count: 295

3. Golden Glow Smoothie

Ingredients

Carrot, grated, 1

Orange or mousambi juice, freshly squeezed with pulp, 1 cup

Papaya, ½ cup

Turmeric powder or grated fresh haldi, 1/2 tsp

Ginger, grated, ½ tsp

Ice cubes, 1 cup

golden-glow-smoothie

Method Blend all ingredients and grind till smooth. Enjoy.

Best time to have it: During the day.

Benefits: Papaya and carrots have a significant amount of fibre and are relatively low in calories!

Calorie Count: 175

4. Chai Spice Smoothie

Ingredients

Apple, chopped, 1

Banana, frozen, ½

Oats, 1 tbsp

Walnut halves, 3

Almond or low-fat milk, 1 cup

Chai masala, 1 tsp

Cardamom powder, a pinch

Ice, a few cubes

Method Blend all ingredients till smooth and enjoy this aromatic smoothie.

Best time to have it: In the morning to feel fresh and energetic

Benefit: Banana and oats not only keep you satiated, but bring your digestive system on track.

Calorie Count: 265

5. Refreshing Smoothie

Ingredients

Cucumber chopped, 1

Kiwi, chopped, 1

Green apple, chopped, 1

Coconut water, 1 cup

Lemon juice, ½ tsp

Mint leaves, a few

Chia seeds, 1 tsp

Ice cubes, 1 cup

Method Blend all the ingredients except chia seeds, until smooth. Top up this glass of goodness with a dash of chia seeds for that extra crunch.

Best time to have it: In the evening to feel refreshed

Benefit: The cucumber helps remove toxins, which sets your body up for weight loss.

Calorie Count: 175

Consider the ingredients you’re adding to your smoothie carefully. Elements rich in protein, fibre and those that can boost your metabolism will speed up weight loss.


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