Smoothies are a great choice for breakfast, since they're fast and easy and you can take them on the go. Be mindful of just how many healthy ingredients you're shoving into your blender — it's easy to make an over 600-calorie creation! When you're first beginning to make smoothies for weight loss, it's best to measure ingredients instead of eyeballing them. Willow and Stephanie note that everyone's daily calorie needs are different depending on height, weight, and amount of exercise. In general, aim for a 300- to 400-calorie breakfast smoothie.
This Chocolate Banana Cashew Smoothie is 375 calories.
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