Think Before You Drink: Fat Burning Smoothies For Weight Loss

Weight loss has always been about two things: exercise and food. To become sexy, you have to watch what you eat; there should be less carbohydrates and less fat. There should be more fruits and more veggies. Exercise should be regular; you have to dedicate at least 30 minutes of your day. All these comprise the perfect plan to have the sexy body you very much desire. While nothing is wrong with the above-mentioned routine, don’t you think that it lacks something? You got it! Aside from healthy food and exercise, you should also start making healthy drinks. Don’t worry; if you don’t know how to start, this article will help you. Here, not only will you gain access to some of the most delicious fat burning smoothies, but you will also realize that they are easy to make!

Fat burning smoothie recipe #1 – Sexy mango smoothie


  • 6 ice cubes
  • 1 tbsp. sugar
  • 1 tbsp. freshly squeezed lime juice
  • ¼ vanilla yogurt, fat free
  • ½ cup mango juice
  • ¼ cup ripe avocado, mashed
  • ¼ cup mango cubes


Combine all the ingredients in a blender and let it process until you have the perfect smoothie consistency. You can garnish it with sliced mango, pineapple, or strawberry.

Making this smoothie recipe and drinking it regularly will guarantee your dose of Vitamin C. It will also give you enough antioxidants to help you become healthier. If your diet plan demands that you limit your caloric intake, this mango smoothie is a perfect choice.

Fat burning smoothie recipe #2 –Blueberry smoothie surprise


  • 1 tbsp. cold-pressed organic flaxseed oil
  • 1 cup unsweetened blueberries, frozen
  • 1 cup skim milk


Blend the blueberries and milk in a blender just long enough to have the perfect consistency. Transfer the smoothie into a tall glass and finally add the flaxseed oil. You can also experiment with this recipe by adding other fruits, such as bananas.

This smoothie recipe is perfect not just for weight loss but also for the improvement of your overall health. Blueberries have a lot of nutrients like Vitamin C, potassium, and various antioxidants that may help lessen the signs of aging. The best part is that it contains very little calories. If you also have problems with your digestion, blueberries may help ease your discomfort.

fat burning smoothieFat burning smoothie recipe #3 –Raspberry with chocolate smoothie


  • 1 cup of ice
  • 1 cup raspberries, fresh
  • ¼ cups chocolate chips
  • 6 oz. vanilla yogurt, preferably non-fat
  • ½ cup skim milk


Blend all ingredients using a blender and then transfer to a tall glass. If you cannot find a non-fat yogurt, you can use the ones with only 80 calories. You can also substitute skim milk with soy milk. Instead of using ice, you can also use frozen raspberries.

Raspberries contain absolutely no fat and very minimal calories. In this fat burning smoothie, the raspberry calories only amount to 50. Since raspberries have high fiber content, it aids well in digestion and in getting rid of harmful body toxins—perfect for detoxifying.

These fat burning smoothie recipes are very easy to make. You just need to become motivated to do and drink them regularly. Did you know that people who mind what they drink have higher chances of losing weight than those people who only give importance to what they eat? So, start creating your own smoothies for weight loss!

On the last note, you have to avoid drinking sweetened drinks such as soda because they are a well-known culprit in gaining weight. Substitute them with water to keep yourself well hydrated, and use the recipes stated above. Happy drinking!

About the author

Mae Davies

BA, MA Psychology (and Conflict Resolution), University of Cambridge (2007). With a decade of trial and error in psychology and 33 years of navigating my own complex (that's one word for it!) relationships with family, friends, co-workers and men, I hope I have some useful knowledge and skills to share with my readers about making sense of relationships and trying to become a better person every day.