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 Greens220.127.116.114.5290Kale341.3¡ª2.290.5300Spinach18.104.22.1689.7167Swiss chard22.214.171.1248.4136
Avocado (1/4 fruit)803.40.316244Apple (1/2 medium)4126.96.36.199.495.8Banana (1/2 medium)4188.8.131.52.7195Blackberries313.83.5120.9117Blueberries4184.108.40.206.457Cantaloupe220.127.116.11208Cherries418.104.22.1680180Dates, medjool (2)441.2100.28104Grapes, red or green440.722.214.171.12444Grapefruit (1/2 medium fruit)126.96.36.199.789Honeydew310.76.90.55.1194Kiwi (1)3188.8.131.523.5215Mango501.3184.108.40.20639Nectarine (1/2 medium fruit)3220.127.116.11.3143Orange (1/2 medium fruit)318.104.22.1686.2119Papaya222.214.171.1246.8180Peach (1/2 medium fruit)2126.96.36.199.5143Pear (1/2 medium fruit)5188.8.131.52106Plum (1)300.96.50.54104Pineapple4184.108.40.2060.790Raspberries4220.127.116.110.790Strawberries241.53.50.512.2116Watermelon18.104.22.168.385
Almonds (8)522.214.171.124.870Almond 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)4126.96.36.1990¡ªProtein powder, vanilla, whey (1/2 scoop)700112.510080Rolled oats (1/4 cup)9188.8.131.520¡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