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Refreshing Smoothie Recipes Under 200 Calories

Smoothies need not be something that you dread but have to drink just to get something healthy. With a little creativity, you can come up with delightful smoothie recipes which give a power punch of being healthy and delicious. It doesn’t need to be complicated as well, as long as you mix ingredients that work perfectly together.

To give you some ideas of how you can mix and match ingredients to come up with the ultimately perfect, here are some recipes which are under 200 calories that people swear upon to be the right fit.

 

Recipe 1: Banana Pineapple Smoothie

This simple yet refreshing smoothie will brighten up your day. It only consists of four ingredients to create a power-packed smoothie under 200 calories.

Servings: 4

Prep Time: 2 minutes

(Nutritional Info: 197 kcal, 2.6 grams fat, 40.8 grams carbohydrates, 4.7 grams protein, 58 mg sodium, 10 mg cholesterol)

Ingredients:

–    6 pineapple rings

–    2 bananas, frozen and chunked

–    2 cups milk

–    1 tablespoon honey

Instructions:

  1. Add the following in order to a blender: milk, pineapple, frozen bananas, and honey.
  2. Blend everything together until smooth.

 

Recipe 2: Mojito Blend Smoothie

This somewhat tarty, yet all around healthy and delicious smoothie will make you forget the alcohol version. Its taste is similar to a mojito, and you may not notice the leafy greens added to it. The best part is that it’s only 94 calories. Enjoy at any time of the day!

Servings: 4

Prep Time: 10 minutes

(Nutritional Info: 94 kcal, 0.3 grams fat, 24.2 grams carbohydrates, 1.5 grams protein, 19 mg sodium, 0 mg cholesterol)

Ingredients:

–    One 7-ounce can of crushed pineapple

–    1 orange, peeled and segmented

–    1 banana, chunked into pieces

–    2 cups baby spinach leaves, add more as desired

–    1 lemon, juiced

–    10 fresh mint leaves, add more to taste

–    1 lime, juiced

–    3 cups ice cubes, add more as desired

–    ½ cup water, add more as desired

Instructions:

  1. Add the following to a blender: ice, pineapple, banana, orange, spinach, mint leaves, lime juice, lemon juice, and water.
  2. Blend everything together until smooth.

Note: You may add other delicious leafy vegetables besides spinach.

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Recipe 3: Power Apple Smoothie

Do you dread drinking green smoothies? You can mask the taste of leafy greens by adding other healthy ingredients such as fruits and cinnamon. This recipe is a beautiful blend of spinach, apple, pear, and cinnamon. You can’t go wrong with it.

Servings: 2

Prep Time: 10 minutes

(Nutritional Info: 149 kcal, 0.4 grams fat, 38.3 grams carbohydrates, 1.0 grams protein, 58 mg sodium, 0 mg cholesterol)

Ingredients:

–    1 apple, core and sliced

–    1 cup apple juice

–    1 cup fresh spinach

–    1 pear, core and sliced

–    ½ cup ice

–    1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

Instructions:

  1. Pour the apple juice into a blender
  2. Next, add the pear and apple.
  3. After which, add the spinach and cinnamon.
  4. Lastly, add in the ice.
  5. Cover the blender and blend everything together until it forms a smooth consistency.

 

Recipe 4: Mango and Berries Smoothie Mix

This amazing fruit smoothie will be a feast to your taste buds. Your health will also love you for it. This smoothie can be your go-to drink to recover from a strenuous workout and make all the hard work worth it.

Servings: 2

Prep Time: 10 minutes

(Nutritional Info: 191 kcal, 1.9 grams fat, 42.7 grams carbohydrates, 3.4 grams protein, 37 mg sodium, 7 mg cholesterol)

Ingredients:

–    1/3 cup mango juice

–    4 large fresh strawberries, hulled

–    1/3 cup fresh raspberries

–    1/3 cup fresh blueberries

–    1/3 cup pomegranate juice

–    2/3 cup milk

–    2 tablespoons honey

Instructions:

  1. Put the strawberries, raspberries, and blueberries into a blender.
  2. Next, add milk, mango juice, and honey.
  3. Cover and blend until smooth.
  4. You may immediately serve it or chill it before serving.

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