6 Slimming Smoothies for Spring

6 Slimming Smoothies for Spring

With the sun shining bright and warm weather upon us, it’s only natural that we gravitate towards more fruits and vegetables and cooler foods to help combat the heat. That’s why I just love making smoothies this time of year. With all the fresh produce available, I love to include a variety of fresh and local produce in my smoothies.

And with bikini season quickly approaching, I thought I would share with you some slimming smoothies that will give your skin a gorgeous glow, keep your tummy flat and ease the bloat, plus nourish your cells with nutrients.

Here are 6 Slimming Smoothies for Spring:

Beauty Berry Blaster Smoothie

1. Beauty Berry Blaster Smoothie

  • 1/4 cup fresh or frozen raspberries
  • 1/4 cup fresh or frozen blueberries
  • 2 tsp chia seeds
  • 2 tsp hemp seeds
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract or vanilla powder
  • 2 tsp cinnamon
  • 2 cups coconut water

Lean and Green Smoothie

2. Lean and Green

  • 1/2 frozen banana
  • 2 kale leaves, washed and de-stemmed
  • 1 cup spinach
  • 1 tbsp almond butter
  • 2 tsp chia seeds
  • 2 cups almond milk

Natural Beauty Smoothie

3. Natural Beauty Smoothie

  • 1 cup frozen pineapple
  • 1/2 banana
  • 2 kale leaves, washed and de-stemmed
  • 1 tbsp coconut oil
  • 2 cups coconut water
  • 1 scoop of your favourite protein (optional)
  • 1 scoop of your favourite greens powder (optional)

Tummy Tamer Smoothie

4. Tummy Tamer

  • 1 cup fresh or frozen pineapple
  • 1/2 lemon, juiced
  • 1 tsp ground ginger
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 scoop of your favourite protein powder (optional)

Green Apple Ginger Smoothie

5. Green Apple Ginger Smoothie

  • 1 apple
  • ½ field cucumber
  • 1 cup spinach
  • ⅓ bunch parsley
  • ⅓ bunch cilantro
  • 1-inch piece ginger root
  • 1-2 cups of coconut water or water

Instructions: Wash your produce, core your apple, blend until smooth.

Peace and Relaxation Smoothie

6. Peace & Relaxation Smoothie

  • half cup blackberries
  • handful of basil
  • 1 tbsp chia or hemp seeds
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract or vanilla bean
  • 2 tsp shredded coconut
  • 2 cup almond or coconut milk

All recipes/ingredients can be added into your blender and blended at high speed until well combined.

Enjoy your slimming smoothie recipes and get sipping in the sun! 🙂

Samantha Gladish

Nutritionist, Ambassador at Young and Raw
Samantha is a Holistic Nutritionist and Wellness Coach helping to transform people’s lives through quality nutrition.

Samantha graduated as a Registered Holistic Nutritionist from the Canadian School of Natural Nutrition; is a Hatha Yoga Instructor, Qualitarian Pioneer & holds a Bachelor Degree in World Religion and Arts.

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