Finest Spring Smoothie Recipes for Weight Loss, Immunity, Muscle Building and Energy

Finest Spring Smoothie Recipes for Weight Loss, Immunity, Muscle Building and Energy

When winter is finally arriving, you must be looking forward to your fitness and health goals, right?

For the beginners who are just starting their fitness journey and want to lose some pounds before summer, there is nothing wrong adding a new smoothie every day to nourish their body efficiently and fabulously.

Smoothies are the game changer as they are loaded with healthy carbs and protein which are vital for brain and body function before and after workout. They are also the perfect go-to snack or sometimes, alternative of meals. You might feel fuller for longer and you are not going to crave for any snack for a longer period.

Kimberly Bowman, F45 nutritionist, shared a few of the delicious smoothie recipes for every health goal which will lead you to summer. Whether you are looking forward to boosting your immune function, de-stress yourself or dropping some winter kilos, you can always find a smoothie that works.

1. Chocolate Berry Protein Smoothie – For Muscle Healing and Building

What you’ll need?

  • Frozen banana – 50g
  • Frozen mixed berries – 100g
  • F45 Fuel chocolate protein – 30g
  • Ice cubes – ½ cup
  • Unsweetened almond milk – 300ml

According to Kimberly, you should have it after workout when you have to replenish the energy levels in your body. This protein-packed shake is the best choice to recover muscles post workout. You can use either Whey or plant-based F45 Fuel for a rich load of protein and get loads of antioxidants from frozen fruit and bananas to control soreness and reduce inflammation.  

2. Berry brekkie oat smoothie – To shed some summer pounds

What you’ll need?

  • Frozen raspberries – 100g 
  • Dry rolled oats 15g 
  • F45 vanilla protein powder – 15g
  • Peanut butter – 5g
  • Ice – ½ cup
  • Unsweetened almond milk 280ml  

This cravings killer is the best choice for anyone who wants to lose weight considering its high fiber and low sugar value. Oats are the best source of dietary fiber as the best complex carbohydrate to make you feel fuller and keep your body fuelled all day long. Add a scoop of protein powder to further boost energy, curb cravings and keep you active all day. 

3. Green dream coconut smoothie – To de-stress yourself

What you’ll need?

  • Avocado – 35g
  • Vanilla vegan protein powder – 2 tbsp
  • Coconut cream – 50ml 
  • Coconut milk – 200ml 
  • Avocado – 35g
  • Baby spinach leaves – 1 cup
  • Stevia – 1 tsp
  • Cashew butter – 15g

Don’t be fooled by its creamy rich texture. This smoothie is still loaded with nutrients and low in sugar. It really works to fight stress and boost energy. Coconut cream, avocados, and cashew butter are enriched with healthy fat to improve brain health. Spinach is another ingredient to fight your stress and it is rich in fiber for gut health and improved digestion. The omega-3 fatty acids and other healthy fats also boost focus and reduce inflammation. 

4. Strawberry smoothie to boost energy

What you’ll need?

  • Spinach leaves – 1 cup
  • Frozen strawberries – 1 cup
  • Desiccated coconut – 1 tsp
  • Cacao powder – 1 tsp 
  • Rice malt syrup – 2 tsp 
  • Vanilla protein powder – 2 tbsp 
  • Coconut milk – 1 cup
  • Ice cubes – ½ cup

This blend of superfoods is the best way to kick start your morning. It adds constant energy boost with spinach and strawberry. It adds a rich source of protein, fiber and tons of veggies or fruits loaded with antioxidants to keep your cravings at bay throughout the day. 

5. Banana green smoothie – A perfect immunity booster

What you’ll need?

  • Frozen bananas – 120g
  • Alkalizing greens powder (no added sugar) – 1tsp 
  • F45 Fuel vanilla protein – 25g
  • Linseed, Sunflower, Almond (LSA) meal – 5g
  • Baby spinach leaves – 20g
  • Ice – 1 cup
  • Unsweetened almond milk – 250ml 

Now this is the best time to boost immunity and nothing can be better than the delicious blend of nutrients and antioxidants in a smoothie. Choose the best greens powder to get all the vital minerals and vitamins. Spinach is rich in several antioxidants and vitamin C which supports the immune system. These antioxidants have combined effects to boost your capability to fight infection and keep you feeling energized and healthy.