Lower Your Carb Intake With These Banana-Free Smoothies
It’s not at all unusual to crave a no-banana smoothie given that every single smoothie recipe on the planet seems to contain the fruit. Whether you’re tired of the taste of bananas or just looking to cut back on carbs| these nine banana-free smoothies are sure to satisfy. All contain good-for-you nutrients like fiber| protein| and antioxidants that’ll keep your body happy and healthy.
| Flat-Belly Smoothie
Whether you’re feeling bloated or just want to improve on your efforts for a six-pack| we have the smoothie for you! Appropriately called the flat-belly smoothie| it’s made with ingredients like pineapple and blueberries| both known for helping the body feel less bloated.
| Thin Mint Smoothie
If you have a hankering for Girl Scout cookies but not the calories and fat that come along with them| blend up a Thin Mint smoothie. This recipe comes straight from Julianne Hough and is full of protein| vitamins| and that classic cookie taste you love!
| Orange Smoothie
You only need five ingredients to make celeb trainer Tracy Anderson’s orange smoothie. Besides being loaded with fiber and vitamins| it also has a hint of cinnamon to give it a metabolism-boosting kick!
| Berry Chia Fresca Smoothie
There’s nothing quite as refreshing as an agua fresca u2014u00a0except for all the sugar it’s usually made with. Containing only a small amount of raw honey| this agua fresca smoothie gets a superfood boost with the addition of high-fiber chia seeds.
| Green Detox Smoothie
After a period of indulgence| smoothies are a great way to reset the body. Instead of a heavy lunch| try subbing in this recipe for a green detox smoothie instead. Full of antioxidants and vitamins| it’s also got a good amount of plant-based protein and fiber| which will help keep you satisfied until dinner.
| Clear-Skin Smoothie
Forget expensive beauty creams; luminous skin starts from the inside. Our clear-skin smoothie is made from vitamin E-rich spinach and avocado and a host of other ingredients known for helping the skin stay radiant and blemish-free.
| Pear Berry Weight-Loss Smoothie
Pears| berries| kiwi| avocado| greens| and flax meal combine in this fiber-filled smoothie recipe. Greek yogurt gives the smoothie a protein boost| but the entire recipe still manages to fall right around 350 calories.
| Kate Mara’s Everyday Smoothie
A smoothie doesn’t always have to be a stand-in for a meal. Keep things light with actress Kara Mara’s go-to smoothie recipe| which is perfect for a midday pick-me-up. Made with only three ingredients (kale| apple| and lemon)| it’s a refreshing way to break from the day.
| Harley Pasternak’s Sweet Spinach Smoothie
Under 300 calories and full of fiber| protein| and vitamin A| this sweet spinach smoothie is sure to be on heavy rotation in your kitchen.