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Your Weight-Loss Prescription: Make One of These For Breakfast

Oct 19 2015 - 4:33pm

If you're looking to sip away the pounds, juice cleanses may not be the best idea [1]. Smoothies, however, could be your best-kept weight-loss secret: the blended beverage offers you tons of nutrition as well as protein and fiber to help keep you full until your next meal. Whipping up a smoothie for breakfast will further help you rev up your metabolism first thing in the morning, so here are 13 smoothies to fill you up as the scale ticks down.

Chia Berry Smoothie

For more fiber, protein, and thickness, add chia seeds to your next smoothie. They'll keep you full without the need to make a midmorning pastry run. This chia berry smoothie [2] is also packed with antioxidants for your health.

Apple-Cinnamon Breakfast Smoothie

This thick, tasty apple-cinnamon smoothie [3] is a favorite of celebs for keeping them satisfied for hours. It blends up quickly, so you can make it on a busy morning and feel full until lunch.

Debloating Papaya Smoothie

If you've had a big night out or are just feeling a little overstuffed, wake up with this debloating papaya smoothie [4]. Filled with enzymes to aid in digestion as well as potassium to help flush out excess sodium, this smoothie will help you start your day right and feel a little lighter as well.

Sweet Spinach Smoothie

Protein, fiber, and calcium make this sweet green smoothie [5] a filling, fat-burning meal. From celeb trainer Harley Pasternak, it's a favorite among starlets looking to reset after an indulgent period.

Flat-Belly Smoothie

Had a big night? Start today right with a debloating smoothie that helps you depuff and re-energize. This filling flat-belly smoothie [6] is a great way to kick off your morning after a few too many evening indulgences.

Pineapple Kale Smoothie

This 350-calorie smoothie [7] is chock-full of nutrients as well as Greek yogurt and avocado. It makes a creamy, filling breakfast.

Banana Bread Smoothie

Skip the pastries, and opt for something lower in calories and better for you instead. Luckily, this banana bread smoothie [8] tastes like what you crave with a healthy dose of protein, fiber, good fats, and more. It's perfect for when you need to fuel up before a hectic morning.

Vegan Milkshake Smoothie

This high-protein vegan vanilla milkshake smoothie [9] seems like an indulgence, but it's not — you'll be excited to know that, in this case, having dessert for breakfast is actually an excellent idea.

Almond Berry Smoothie

At just over 350 calories, 9.2 grams of fiber, and 15 grams of protein, this almond butter and berry smoothie [10] makes a delicious and filling breakfast smoothie to enjoy if you're trying to lose weight.

Metabolism-Boosting Smoothie

Start your day right with a glass of fat-burning ingredients, like calcium-rich Greek yogurt, almonds, and broccoli; high-fiber strawberries; and spicy cinnamon — among other metabolism-boosting ingredients [11].

Strawberry Spinach Smoothie

If you're looking for a protein-packed smoothie that's dairy-free, this vegan strawberry spinach smoothie [12] is it.

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