by Stacy Shepherd | October 31, 2014 4:33 pm
Next time you’re looking for a liquid meal, try one of these nutrient-packed, meal replacement smoothies recipes that will keep you feeling full and satisfied. Below, 16 delicious recipes to try this week.
via Joy the Baker
Kale and spinach blend up perfectly together in a smoothie. This smoothie, packed with greens, fruits, and a dash of honey, will wake up your metabolism and keep you full for hours.
via Getting My Health On
This smoothie is full of berries—blueberries, cranberries, and strawberries. Helpful hint: blend the ice cubes into the mix after you mix all the ingredients together to thicken.
via The Dr. Oz Show
When you need a little extra energy in the morning, this smoothie is a perfect option. It has cocoa powder, peanut butter, Greek yogurt, banana, and cinnamon to wake you up and get you moving.
via My Modern Cookery
This vitamin rich drink is a nice pick me up after a sluggish day. It’s full of fiber, potassium, vitamin C, and vitamin K.
via Being a Vessel
This is the perfect meal for any time of day. Add blueberries, raspberries, blackberries, peanut butter, honey, and non-fat milk together for a tasty and sweet drink.
via Incredible Smoothies
For this smoothie, you can use either romaine lettuce or spinach for the greens. It’s packed with nutrients to keep you feeling full.
via Eli & Eve
If you don’t have time in the morning to whip together a breakfast or lunch, this smoothie can be made overnight for next day indulging. Add uncooked oatmeal and raw spinach for a little extra crunch.
via Ideal Shape
To get the most out of the blackberry blast meal smoothie, add unsweetened almond milk and four ice cubes for a thicker blend.
via The Healthy Gamer
Make sure to use original Greek yogurt and unsweetened almond milk. If you don’t have flaxseeds, chia seeds are a great substitute.
via Experience the Joy of Smoothies
This is perfect for dinner or a late night dessert. It’s a vegan smoothie that tastes and looks like a milkshake, but don’t worry, it’s way healthier and 100 percent guilt-free.
via Living the Lora Jane Philosophy
This smoothie is great to drink post-workout because it’s rich in fats, fiber, and protein. To top it off, add granola, toasted quinoa, or even fresh berries.
via Dr. Nina Cherie Franklin
This flavor-rich potassium punch recipe provides about 30 percent of the recommended daily intake without a single banana. The smoothie includes yogurt, avocado, kiwi, lime, and spinach.
This smoothie shake is great for lunch, and will provide you with ample keep your energy levels up and prevent you from grabbing that 3 p.m. cookie.
via Grass Fed Girl
For those looking for a Paleo meal replacement smoothie, this one is worth trying. It has full-fat coconut milk, grass fed gelatin, ice, and if you want, add honey for a sweeter flavor.
via Love Grows Wild
This protein-packed smoothie is so sweet and satisfying, you’ll never know there’s a big handful of vitamin-rich spinach hidden inside.
You might be thrown off by a chocolate smoothie, but this one is low in calories and rich in flavor. The recipe uses PB2, a powdered peanut butter that helps mask the taste of spinach in the smoothie.
Want more smoothies? Try these 12 healthy breakfast smoothie recipes!
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