Try these 11 low-calorie smoothies 

Smoothies are an excellent option for getting nutrition on the go. In fact, many diet plans include these refreshing beverages. However, Web MD warns us that while many smoothies include healthy ingredients such as soy milk and fresh fruit, many can also slip in fat and sugar additives. 
Don’t be fooled into believing every smoothie is healthy for you. Here we’ll discuss low-calorie options that taste great and help you stay fit. 
1. Get-Ahead Gingerbread Smoothie
If you love bananas, then this enriched smoothie will hit the spot. The recipe found on Prevention gives you a better solution for a low-calorie meal. 
7 oz. of 2% Greek yogurt
1 c. of ice cubes
¼ cup of frozen sliced bananas
2 tbs. of almond butter
1 tsp. of grated ginger
¼ tsp. cinnamon
1/8 tsp. nutmeg
1/8 tsp. cardamom
Blend until mixture is smooth. 
2. Green Smoothie
Don’t let the looks of it fool you; the Green Smoothie found at Eating Well makes eating your greens a yummy treat. 
2 ripe bananas
2 c. chopped kale leaves, t
½ c. chilled orange juice
½ c. cold water
12 ice cubes
1 tbs. ground flaxseed 
Pulse in a blender until mixed thoroughly. 
3. Almond Orange Smoothie
Looking for a taste that packs a punch? The zesty goodness of the Almond Orange Smoothie from Best Health Mag is the way to go.
1 c. vanilla-flavored almond beverage
½ c. orange juice
Juice of one lemon
Juice of one lime
A few ice cubes 
1 tbsp. of honey
Blend and enjoy!
4. Vegan Fruit Smoothie
Looking for a vegan answer for a delicious smoothie? Eating Well offers this solution. 
1/4 c. silken tofu
½ c. frozen fruit of your choice
¾ c. orange juice
Sugar or honey to taste
Blend until a creamy texture forms. 
5. Sweet Potato Puree 
Want to try something different with your sweet potatoes? Check out this recipe from Prevention.
1 c. low-fat plain kefir
½ c. of peeled, chopped sweet potato
¼ c. of canned navy beans
1 tbsp. of walnuts
½ tsp. of vanilla extract
1/8 tsp. of ground cloves
½ frozen banana
Blend until smooth. 
6. Peanut Butter Berry Smoothie
Cooking Light offers up this delectable smoothie. 
¼ c. low-fat milk
½ of a ripe banana
1 tbs. peanut butter
1 c. of berries of your choice
½ of crushed ice
Blend completely and enjoy. 
7. Watermelon Bliss Smoothie
Who doesn’t enjoy the refreshing taste of watermelon? Best Health Mag says this is how to make the ultimate watermelon smoothie.
2 c. chopped seedless watermelon
1 c. fresh strawberries
1 c. plain low-fat yogurt
Handful of ice
Mix in a blender and voila!
8. Hawaiin Smoothie
Have a taste of paradise with this smoothie recipe from Eating Well.
1 c. chopped fresh pineapple
½ c. chopped peeled papaya
¼ c. guava nectar
1 tbs. lime juice
1 tsp grenadine
½ c. ice 
Blend ingredients together.     
9. Peaches and Cream Smoothie
You’ll feel like you are cheating on your diet with the delicious peaches and cream smoothie described in Cooking Light.
1 ½ c. sliced fresh peaches
½ c. nonfat buttermilk
½ of a banana
2 tsp. honey
½ c. crushed ice
Blend and drink. 
10. Spinach and Strawberry Smoothie
An unlikely match, spinach, and strawberry prove to blend well together in this smoothie from Best Health Mag.
½ c. low-fat vanilla yogurt
2 c. water
1 banana
1 c. sliced strawberries
2 cc. chopped fresh spinach, lightly packed
Honey or maple syrup to taste 
Blend until mixture is uniform.
11. Maple-Cashew Smoothie
Prevention describes this nut-infused drink as a healthy option.
2 tbsp. raw cashews
1 banana
2 tsp. maple syrup
1 c. 0% plain Greek yogurt
½ c. frozen strawberries
Blend until smooth.
Like what you see here? Give one (or all!) a try. Don’t forget to tell your friends about these great low-calorie smoothies. 

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