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10 Weight Loss Smoothies to Burn Fat

Not sure what to eat in the morning? These healthy weight loss smoothies are a great way of burning fat and starting your day right.

If you want to lose weight, smoothies can be a fantastic helping hand, and they taste absolutely great without the need for added sugar!

With such a choice of milk, protein powders, whole fruits, vegetables, leafy greens, nuts, and seeds, you will never get bored. You can make whatever combination you like for a healthy smoothie recipe.

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Are Smoothies Good for Losing Weight?

Absolutely! Unlike fruit juice, they retain all the health benefits, fiber, and pulp from fresh fruits, vegetables, nuts, and seeds and will help keep you full.

Weight loss smoothie recipes are also great for gut health, which is thought to be connected to the ability to lose weight and general good health.

What Should I Put in My Smoothie to Lose Weight?

Here are some of the healthy ingredients you can put into your healthy breakfast smoothie. Get creative, and make them different every time to not get bored of them during your weight loss journey!

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The best fruits to use for a low-calorie smoothie are the lower sugared ones, as they will impact your blood sugar as much and are less likely to give you a dip in energy later.

Fruit such as grapes and apples are quite high in sugar, but this can be helped by making sure your delicious smoothie is balanced with a good source of protein too.

Mango, melon, citrus fruits, and tropical fruits are all good to add to a smoothie and will provide a wealth of vitamins, minerals, and delicious flavor.


These are the lowest in sugar when it comes to fruit, but they still provide a tasty sweetness to a delicious weight loss smoothie to satisfy any sweet tooth.

Blueberries, strawberries, raspberries, and blackberries are also a great source of anthocyanins which are considered to boost health. 

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Vegetables are a very healthy addition to a smoothie as they are lower in sugar than fruit, and they can contain more helpful fiber, which can help keep you fuller for longer on a diet plan.

They also provide some different vitamins and minerals that your body needs to be at its best.


These are a great addition to a smoothie, whether you use them in the smoothie or just add them to the top for some texture.

They give extra fiber and also some healthy fatty acids like monounsaturated and omega-3 fats.

Nut Milk

Wow, what a choice we have now! You can usually use whichever milk you like for a smoothie, so choose your favorite.

Use the sugar-free ones, though, or better still, make your own. Try and mix it up a bit and try a variety – have you tried tiger nut milk, coconut milk, or hemp milk?

They are delicious and make the best smoothies!


Protein sources

If you are using smoothies as a meal replacement or to lose weight, you will need to balance your smoothies to make sure there is a good source of protein in them to make a healthy meal.

Seeds and milk will provide protein but boost them further with protein powders, which come in all varieties.

You could use powders with a base of whey, rice, hemp, pea, or many others to make a meal replacement smoothie.

Nut butters are a great choice to add to your smoothie and can thicken your drink, too, for a creamy texture.

Adding yogurt and cream cheese is another option, too, to help with your protein.

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How Do I Make My Smoothie?

These are so simple to make – just place the ingredients into the blender and whizz away.

One word of warning, these are best blended just before serving as they will start to lose their nutritional value and can separate a little.

Tip:  If you want to make it ahead, you are better to measure all the ingredients out in the cup ready (add the ice later) and then keep it in the fridge until you are ready to drink.

You can add more ice if you want it colder/thicker/icier!

Best Weight Loss Smoothies


Get inspiration for your next smoothie. Use all of the ingredients, pop them into a blender, blend away and your smoothie is ready!

1. Orange Blueberry Smoothie

You may be surprised by this combination of flavors. The orange and blueberry are great together!

With a Greek yogurt base, you will get a good whack of protein and some helpful fiber to help keep you full and energized. 

If you loved this, you should also try this yummy apple banana smoothie for breakfast!

orange blueberry smoothie

Ingredients to Put into a Blender:

1 cup fresh blueberries

1/2 orange

1/4 cup Greek yogurt

1 cup almond milk

½ cup ice cubes

1/4 tsp grated orange peel

Thinly sliced orange peel (for garnish)

Per Serving (1 glass):

  • Calories: 223
  • Fats: 3.8g
  • Protein: 5.6g
  • Carbs: 46g
  • Fiber: 5.8g
  • Sugar: 36g

2. Peanut Butter Smoothie

This smoothie is so much like a treat that just so happens to be good for you! 

Sweetened with just honey. It’s thickened with avocado and peanut butter and will keep you feeling full. 

You don’t have to add the cacao nibs, but it does give a nutty texture that takes your smoothie to a new level! Plus, they provide some great flavonoids to keep your body at its best.

peanut butter smoothie

Ingredients to Put into a Blender:

1 tbsp smooth peanut butter

1/4 large avocado

1 cup almond milk

1 tsp cocoa powder

1 tsp honey

1/4 cup ice cubes

1/4 tsp nutmeg

1/2 tsp vanilla extract

Cocoa nibs (to top up)

Per Serving (1 glass):

  • Calories: 268
  • Fats: 18g
  • Protein: 6g
  • Carbs: 24g
  • Fiber: 5.4g
  • Sugar: 15g

3. Mango Protein Smoothie

Frozen mango chunks must be the best invention yet for an ingredient to add to a smoothie. There’s no preparation time, and there’s no problem with getting a tasty, sweet ripe one.

A protein powder has been added to this one, along with peanut butter, so you have a good helping of vital fuel to keep you going.

If you love the tropical flavor of mango, you might also enjoy this refreshing mango spinach smoothie!

mango protein smoothie

Ingredients to Put into a Blender:

1 cup frozen mango chunks

1 cup unsweetened coconut water

½ cup Greek yogurt

1 tbsp peanut butter

1 tbsp protein powder

1/2 cup water

Chia seeds (to top up)

Per Serving (1 glass):

  • Calories: 366
  • Fats: 11g
  • Protein: 30g
  • Carbs: 42g
  • Fiber: 7.4g
  • Sugar: 33g

4. Spinach Pineapple Smoothie

Spinach and pineapple are a great match. Not only do they blend well in flavor, but the vitamin C in the pineapple will also help the body absorb the iron from the spinach.

Chia seeds have been added for the protein, and you could always add a little of your favorite protein powder to boost a little more.

spinach pineapple smoothie

Ingredients to Put into a Blender:

2 cups fresh baby spinach

1 cup frozen pineapple chunks

1/2 small banana

1 tbsp chia seeds

1 tbsp lemon juice

1 cup of water

Chia seeds (to top up)

Per Serving (1 glass):

  • Calories: 202
  • Fats: 4.3g
  • Protein: 5.2g
  • Carbs: 41g
  • Fiber: 9.2g
  • Sugar: 23g

5. Raspberry Peach Smoothie

This is all the flavor of a classic peach melba dessert but with none of the sugar and bad stuff.

The peaches and raspberries here have been blended with yogurt and almond milk with no need for a sweetener.

Flaxseed provides a tasty protein in this smoothie and is a source of fiber and omega-3.

This yummy raspberry smoothie with ginger is also refreshing for a power breakfast!

raspberry peach smoothie

Ingredients to Put into a Blender:

1 cup raspberries

¾ cup chopped peaches

1 tbsp flax seeds

¼ cup Greek yogurt

1 cup vanilla almond milk

1/2 cup ice cubes

Flaxseeds (to top up)

Per Serving (1 glass):

  • Calories: 280
  • Fats: 7.5g
  • Protein: 11g
  • Carbs: 46g
  • Fiber: 13g
  • Sugar: 32g

6. Cinnamon Roll Breakfast Smoothie

Who doesn’t love the flavors of a cinnamon roll? So, imagine them in a healthy smoothie that is designed to help you lose weight!

Oats help thicken this smoothie, and the Greek yogurt provides extra fiber and protein. With the magical combination of vanilla and cinnamon, you will love this one.

These skinny low-calorie muffins would pair perfectly with this yummy smoothie!

cinnamon roll breakfast smoothie

Ingredients to Put into a Blender:

1/4 cup rolled oats

1/4 cup Greek yogurt

1 tsp honey

1 cup almond milk

1 tsp ground cinnamon

1/4 tsp vanilla extract

1/2 banana

1 tbsp walnuts

¼ cup ice cubes

Per Serving (1 glass):

  • Calories: 285
  • Fats: 8.5g
  • Protein: 11g
  • Carbs: 44g
  • Fiber: 5.8g
  • Sugar: 22g

7. Blueberry Kale Protein Smoothie

Don’t be put off by the addition of kale here, as it’s super healthy, and after a good whizz in the blender, it does disappear into the creamy banana taste!

It provides vitamin C, K fiber, and antioxidants. The protein powder here is a vanilla one and adds a tasty balance of taste and macros.

blueberry kale protein smoothie

Ingredients to Put into a Blender:

1/2 cup blueberries

1/4 cup fresh kale

1/2 banana

2 tbsp vanilla protein powder

1/2 cup unsweetened almond milk

1/2 cup water

1/4 cup ice cubes

Per Serving (1 glass):

  • Calories: 224
  • Fats: 2.3g
  • Protein: 27g
  • Carbs: 27g
  • Fiber: 4.8g
  • Sugar: 15g

8. Lime Pie Protein Smoothie

Zingy, fresh, and different! This smoothie is a taste sensation that will remind you of a lime pie.

This one uses a healthy big scoop of protein powder, chia seeds, and almond milk to give a delightful protein-packed creamy result that will keep you feeling full.

Ingredients to Put into a Blender:

3 tbsp vanilla protein powder

1 cup unsweetened almond milk

¾ cup freshly-squeezed lime juice

2 tsp lime zest

a pinch of salt

1 cup ice cubes

1 tbsp chia seeds

Per Serving (1 glass):

  • Calories: 304
  • Fats: 7.2g
  • Protein: 41g
  • Carbs: 25g
  • Fiber: 7.4g
  • Sugar: 3.5g

9. Carrot Ginger Smoothie

How about something less creamy and one that you haven’t tried before? This ginger and carrot combination will be a different smoothie to try that will certainly keep you full.

This one is full of fiber, plant antioxidants, and vitamins A and C, which will boost the metabolic pathways in the body to keep you at your best. 

Hemp seed is a tasty nutty addition to the top that you will love.

Ingredients to Put into a Blender:

1.5 cups carrots, chopped (peel-on)

1 tsp grated ginger

1/3 cup coconut yogurt

1 cup coconut water

1 tsp honey

1/2 cup ice cubes

1 tsp hemp seeds (to sprinkle on top)

Per Serving (1 glass):

  • Calories: 232
  • Fats: 2.7g
  • Protein: 7.8g
  • Carbs: 47g
  • Fiber: 7.9g
  • Sugar: 35g

10. Coffee Protein Powder

Ingredients to Put into a Blender:

½ cup cold coffee

½ cup unsweetened almond milk

1/2 banana

2 tbsp vanilla protein powder

1 tbsp peanut butter

1 tsp cocoa powder

½ tsp pure vanilla extract

1/4 cup of ice cubes

Per Serving (1 glass):

  • Calories: 288
  • Fats: 10g
  • Protein: 30g
  • Carbs: 21g
  • Fiber: 4.1g
  • Sugar: 8.6g

If you like your coffee in the morning, how about trying this super-boosted version of an iced coffee that will help you with your weight loss goals?

This one has the perfect balance of sweetness with the vanilla and banana and then the addition of the protein provider, peanut butter.

The cocoa powder just tops this one off perfectly!

Get more smoothie inspiration with these under 250 calorie smoothies!

Why Smoothies Help You Burn Fat

The body performs better in all of its systems if your diet is providing the nutrition it needs.

In particular, the antioxidants, vitamins, minerals, and fats you can get from all the ingredients in these smoothies. 

When you feel more energized, you will move more, use more calories and start to burn stored fat as the body looks for extra fuel sources.

Smoothies will encourage you to drink more, leaving you more hydrated, which can also help with fat loss.

Small, frequent meals are thought to help with fat loss and so using smoothies as meal replacements can help this and prevent you from overeating.

Can I Make All The Recipes for a Vegan Diet?

Yes, you can use any milk for these smoothies. Honey can be replaced with maple syrup, and it can be omitted altogether if you don’t think you need it. 

The Greek yogurt in some of these recipes can be replaced with coconut or almond-based yogurts, so you can avoid dairy altogether here.

What If I Have a Nut Allergy?

You can replace any peanut butter in these recipes with seed butters. There are so many to choose from now, and they are so tasty and full of excellent nutrition.

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10 Weight Loss Smoothies That’ll Burn Fat

Yield: 1 smoothie
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 5 minutes

These weight loss smoothies are a great addition to your diet for better health. Perfect for a quick breakfast or healthy snack that you can whip up right at home.


  • Multiple Vegetables/Fruit/Berries
  • Greens
  • Seeds/nuts
  • Milk of choice
  • Natural sweetener
  • Protein choice
  • Spices
  • Ice cubes


  1. Scroll up to get a bunch of easy, yummy, and delicious weight loss smoothies. Don't be afraid to get creative with the ingredients, you might discover a flavor you didn't know you liked.
  2. Get your shopping list going, and make sure you've got all the ingredients.
  3. Get cooking and make your next Weight Loss Smoothie!


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