15 Simple Homemade Weight Loss Shakes

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Weight loss shakes make a perfect meal replacement option for those looking forward to put off some pounds in a healthy manner. Meal replacement shakes are one among the fitness secrets followed by celebrities and other fitness enthusiasts all over the world. Protein shakes can keep you full until the next meal. Thus, prevent you from eating junk to satisfy small hunger arising at times.

Read some of best weight loss shakes recipes that take only 5 minutes of prep time. But, before that, keep the following points in mind to you make nutritious protein shake:

  • Make your liquid base for the protein shake with low-fat soy milk. Non-diary milk like soy milk or almond milk is flavored water, so they have very less calories.
  • You can use unflavored protein powder, silken tofu or plain low-fat yogurt or Greek yogurt to make protein shake really tasty and nutritious.
  • Your protein shake is a meal replacement. Hence, adding little bit of monounsaturated fat is fine. You can add monounsaturated fatty acids like flaxseed cold pressed oil, avocado and nuts.
  • Any fibrous fruit with less sweetness or sugar is recommended for making weight loss shake. So add blueberries, raspberries or even spinach in your shake to make it fibrous and free from excessive sugar.
  • Not more than one glass of protein shake is recommended if you consume them for weight loss.

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1. Peanut Butter and Strawberry Shake

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Ingredients:

  • Peanut butter – 2 teaspoons
  • Strawberries – 1 cup
  • Greek yogurt – ½ cup
  • Ice cubes – 12

How to Prepare?

Put peanut butter and strawberries in a blender. Now add fresh Greek yogurt and ice cubes to it, and blend properly to make a tasty shake. It contains only 320 calories and 18 grams of protein.

2. Tropical Shake

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Ingredients:

  • Mango– 10 slices
  • Pineapple – 10 chunks
  • Yogurt or vanilla yogurt – 6 ounces
  • Ground flaxseed – 1 spoon

How to Prepare?

To make this tasty and refreshing morning shake filled with fiber and protein, you need to combine all the ingredients and blend for 1 minute in a blender. The calorie count of this shake is less than 400 and comprises of 22 grams of protein.

3. Sweet Spinach – Pear Shake

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Ingredients:

  • Greek yogurt – 6 ounces
  • Packed spinach – 2 cups
  • Ripe pear – 1
  • Green grapes – 15
  • Avocado – 5-7 small chunks
  • Cold water – one glass

How to Prepare?

Take plain Greek yogurt and packed spinach leaves in a blender. Now add pear (without skin), green grapes, avocado chunks and cold water. Blend well. It has only 316 calories and 21 grams of protein.

4. Avocado – Strawberry Shake

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Ingredients:

  • Avocado chunks – 1 cup
  • Frozen strawberries – 1 cup
  • Low-fat vanilla yogurt – 1 cup
  • Ice cubes – 6 cubes
  • Ground flaxseed oil – 1 tablespoon

How to Prepare?

Put avocado chunks, frozen strawberries and low-fat vanilla yogurt to the blender. Run the blender for 1 minute until the fruits turn really smooth. Add ice cubes and cold pressed flaxseed oil. Now continue to run the blender for 1 more minute. The shake is ready.

5. Chocolate and Coconut Milk Shake

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Ingredients:

  • Low-fat light coconut milk – 1 can
  • Raw rice protein chocolate flavor – 2 scoops
  • Vanilla extract – 1 spoon
  • Ice cubes – 12

How to Prepare?

If you think coconut milk has a lot of fat and you have been avoiding it for a long time, then here is the good news for you. The light coconut milk available at the stores now has fat content of less than 21 grams, so you can occasionally try them for preparing protein shake. Simply blend light coconut milk, raw rice protein chocolate flavor, vanilla extract and ice cubes to the blender. Add organic honey for sweetness (optional).

6. Vanilla Coconut Protein Shake

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Ingredients:

  • Raw rice protein vanilla flavor – 2 scoops
  • Light coconut milk – 1 can
  • Organic honey – 2 spoons
  • Ice cubes – 12

How to Prepare?

Place raw rice protein (vanilla flavor) in the blender. Add light coconut milk, ice cubes and organic honey to it. Blend well for 2 minutes and this tasty low fat vanilla coconut protein shake is ready to drink.

7. Almond Milk and Egg White Powder Shake

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Ingredients:

  • Water or almond milk – 6 ounces
  • Egg white powder or whey protein isolates – 1 scoop
  • Ice cubes – 6

How to Prepare?

To prepare this shake blend all the ingredients together for 2 minutes. The low-calorie shake is ready to serve.

8. Power Workout Shake

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This shake strengthens your body, so you can continue your power workout.

Ingredients:

  • Whey protein isolates – 2 scoops
  • Water – 12 ounces
  • Big banana – 1
  • Ice cubes – 6

How to Prepare?

Combine all the ingredients well in the blender just for 30 seconds.

9. Orange Juice – Peanut Butter Shake

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Ingredients:   

  • Orange juice – 12 ounces
  • Whey protein isolate – 2 scoops
  • Natural peanut butter – 2 spoons
  • Ice cubes – 6

How to Prepare?

Take fresh orange juice. Add whey protein isolate, finely sliced banana and peanut butter to it. Add ice cubes and blend everything together in a blender for 1 minute to prepare this shake.

10. Tangy Tropical Delight

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Ingredients:

  • Orange juice -6 ounces
  • Pineapple chunks – 10
  • Lemon juice -2 teaspoons
  • Egg white powder or whey protein mix – 2 scoops
  • Ice cubes – 6

How to Prepare?

Get orange juice, chunks of pineapple and lemon juice. Add egg white powder or whey protein mix. Put ice cubes and combine all the ingredients in a blender to make this tangy tropical delight. It’s a perfect start to your fresh and healthy morning.

11. Rise and  Shine Morning Shake

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Ingredients:

  • Orange juice – ½ glass
  • Vanilla whey protein powder – 2 scoops
  • Greek yogurt – ¼ cup
  • Ground flaxseed – 1 cup
  • Lecithin – 1 tablespoon
  • Blueberries – 5-10

How to Prepare?

Take freshly squeezed orange juice and vanilla whey protein powder. Add banana, blueberries and Greek yogurt to the mix. Blend well for 1 minute. Now add ice cubes, ground flax seed and lecithin. Blend well again.

12. Mocha Protein Shake

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Ingredients:

  • Mocha – 1 cup
  • Chocolate protein mix – 2 scoops
  • Ice cubes – 6-10

How to Prepare?

Take one cup of mocha and add chocolate protein mix to it. Now add little ice and your mocha protein shake is ready. This shake has around 28 grams of protein and less fat content. This shake is recommended for pre-gym sessions and it is effective in keeping you from fatigue.

13. Pineapple – Psyllium Seed Husk Shake

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Ingredients:

  • Canned pineapple – 1 cup
  • Psyllium seed husk – 2 spoons
  • Sweet dairy whey powder – based on your preference of sweetness
  • Ice cubes – 6-10
  • Water – 1 cup

How to Prepare?

Add psyllium seed husk to canned pineapple. Now blend these two ingredients well and add sweet dairy whey powder to it. Also add some ice cubes and a cup of water to the mix. Blend again for a minute.

14. Choco Chip Peanut Butter Shake

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Ingredients:

  • Peanut butter – 2 scoops
  • Chocolate chips – ¼ cups
  • Low-fat almond milk – 1 can
  • Ice cubes – 6

How to Prepare?

Take peanut butter and chocolate chips. Add low-fat almond milk or soy milk and blend everything together. Now add ice cubes to your shake and blend again. Finally, garnish with chocolate chips.

15. Choco Chip Banana Shake

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Ingredients:

  • Ripe banana – 1
  • Chocolate whey protein mix – 1 scoop
  • Cold water or almond milk -1 cup
  • Choco chips – ¼ cup

How to Prepare?

Blend banana, chocolate whey protein, cold water or almond milk and blend everything together. Finally add choco chips and blend again to make this tasty shake.

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