8 Healthy Smoothie Recipes Under 250 Calories

Healthy Smoothie Recipes Under 250 Calories 1

 

Some smoothies can pack up to 400+ calories in a 20-ounce cup. Here’s 8 healthy low calorie smoothie recipes. under 250 calories.

 

Smoothie Tips:

ADD ICE LAST: Adding ice first may cause you to overblend, leaving you with a watery drink.
IF YOU USE FROZEN FRUIT: You may not need as much ice. Frozen fruit is as nutrient-packed as fresh—just choose those with no added sugars.
NOT A FAN OF DAIRY? Most milk alternatives (soy, rice) have roughly the same calories as 1% milk—about 100 per cup.

Berries and Beets

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Ingredients

  • 1 cup fresh blueberries
  • 1/2 cup fresh or frozen raspberries
  • 1/3 cup sliced, cooked beets
  • 1/4 cup nonfat Greek yogurt
  • 1/4 cup fresh orange juice
  • 1 teaspoon light agave nectar

219 CALORIES

 

Ginger, Berries & Oats

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Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup prepared oatmeal
  • 1/4 cup 1% low-fat milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon grated fresh ginger
  • 1 cup fresh blackberries
  • 1/2 cup sliced strawberries
  • 1 teaspoon honey
  • 1/2 cup ice

179 CALORIES

 

Peanut Butter Berry

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Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup 1% low-fat milk
  • 1/2 medium ripe banana
  • 1 tablespoon creamy peanut butter
  • 1 cup fresh or frozen raspberries
  • 1/2 cup crushed ice

237 CALORIES

 

Watermelon with a Hint of Mint

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Ingredients

  • 2 cups seedless watermelon
  • 2 tablespoons fresh mint
  • 1/3 cup 2% plain Greek yogurt

98 CALORIES

 

Peaches & Cream

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Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups sliced fresh peaches
  • 1/2 cup nonfat buttermilk
  • 1/2 medium banana
  • 2 teaspoons honey
  • 1/2 cup crushed ice

231 CALORIES

 

Pineapple Piña Colada

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Ingredients

  • 1/2 medium banana
  • 1/4 cup light coconut milk
  • 1 cup chopped fresh pineapple
  • 1/4 cup chilled pineapple juice
  • 1/2 cup crushed ice

203 CALORIES

 

Creamy Mango, Avocado & Lime

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Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup sliced avocado
  • 1 cup sliced Champagne mango
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • 1 tablespoon fresh mint
  • 1 teaspoon honey
  • 2 cups crushed ice

191 CALORIES

 

Green Machine

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Ingredients

  • 1 cup fresh baby spinach leaves
  • 1 1/2 cups chopped fresh honeydew
  • 1/3 cup nonfat vanilla Greek yogurt

162 CALORIES

 

via Cooking Light

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