A smoothie seems like the perfect weight-loss elixir. It’s quick and easy (especially if you follow these time-saving tricks), but since it’s easy to throw just about anything into your NutriBullet or blender, it’s hard to know just how many calories a smoothie really contains. When you’re trying to lose weight, nutritionists recommend a smoothie stays between 300 and 400 calories, so take a peek at the breakdown below, do a little math, and find out just how many calories are in your go-to smoothie.
Beet Greens184.108.40.2064.5290Kale341.3¡ª2.290.5300Spinach220.127.116.119.7167Swiss chard18.104.22.1688.4136
Avocado (1/4 fruit)803.40.316244Apple (1/2 medium)422.214.171.124.495.8Banana (1/2 medium)4126.96.36.199.7195Blackberries313.83.5120.9117Blueberries4188.8.131.52.457Cantaloupe184.108.40.206208Cherries4220.127.116.110180Dates, medjool (2)441.2100.28104Grapes, red or green440.718.104.22.16844Grapefruit (1/2 medium fruit)22.214.171.124.789Honeydew310.76.90.55.1194Kiwi (1)3126.96.36.1993.5215Mango501.3188.8.131.5239Nectarine (1/2 medium fruit)3184.108.40.206.3143Orange (1/2 medium fruit)3220.127.116.116.2119Papaya218.104.22.1686.8180Peach (1/2 medium fruit)222.214.171.124.5143Pear (1/2 medium fruit)5126.96.36.199106Plum (1)300.96.50.54104Pineapple4188.8.131.520.790Raspberries4184.108.40.2060.790Strawberries241.53.50.512.2116Watermelon220.127.116.11.385
Almonds (8)518.104.22.168.870Almond butter (1 tbsp)95213.540¡ªCannellini beans (1/4 cup)502.50.3320125Chia seeds (1/2 tbsp)43301.55553Cottage cheese, 2% fat (3 oz.)6202.78.2102.9¡ªFlaxmeal (1/2 tbsp)15100.85¡ªFlaxseed oil (1 tbsp)12000000Greek yogurt, plain (3 oz.)5003.59100.1¡ªGreek yogurt, vanilla (3 oz.)65087100.1¡ªHoney (1/2 tbsp)3208.600.65.5Maple syrup (1/2 tbsp)3409.1010.3¡ªPeanut butter (1 tbsp)951.50.5410¡ªProtein powder, vanilla, plant-based (1/2 scoop)422.214.171.1240¡ªProtein powder, vanilla, whey (1/2 scoop)700112.510080Rolled oats (1/4 cup)9126.96.36.1990¡ªTofu, soft (1/5 block)600.506100¡ªWheat germ (1/2 tbsp)100.400.73.321.5
Almond milk, unsweetened original300.50145035Carrot juice, fresh50001.562.8¡ªGreen tea0000015Chocolate milk, lowfat1581.324.98.1287.5425Coconut milk, original8006145040Coconut water4300.10.728.7480Pomegranate juice15003210600Skim milk900128300400Rice milk, unsweetened original90000.5300¡ªSoy milk, unsweetened original80217300340Soy milk, vanilla1000.10.86450300