Greek Yogurt Smoothie For Weight Loss

Today I present to you a creamy, high-protein Greek yogurt smoothie for weight loss ideal for breakfast.

Feed your gut with probiotics, satiete your hunger, and lose weight with this smoothie!

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Greek Yogurt Smoothie For Weight Loss

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Slim down deliciously with my Greek yogurt smoothie for weight loss. A protein-packed blend to keep you satisfied on your weight loss journey.

  • Total Time: 5 minutes
  • Yield: 1 1x

Ingredients

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  • 1/2 cup of Greek yogurt
  • 1/2 cup of low fat milk
  • 1 cup frozen blueberries
  • 1 tablespoon of peanut butter
  • 1 small scoop of vanilla protein powder
  • 1 tsp of honey

Instructions

  1. Measure the ingredients as listed, and set aside.
  2. To a high-speed blender or a Nutribullet, add the frozen berries and yogurt first, followed by the rest of the prepared ingredients.
  3. Start by blending at a low speed for 30 seconds, gradually increasing it.
  4. The blending should take about 2-3 minutes until you reach a smooth consistency.
  5. Serve the smoothie and enjoy!

Notes

The smoothie is ideally best consumed as soon as it’s blended, since it contains frozen fruit.

  • Author: Ella Waterworth
  • Prep Time: 3 minutes
  • Cook Time: 2 minutes
  • Category: Smoothie
  • Cuisine: American
  • Diet: Vegetarian

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 1 smoothie
  • Calories: 300
  • Sugar: 20
  • Fat: 10
  • Carbohydrates: 35
  • Fiber: 6
  • Protein: 30

How Does This Greek Yogurt Smoothie Help With Weight Loss?

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The yogurt smoothie contains high amounts of protein and fiber, promoting satiety.

Feeling full for longer helps you eat less throughout the day, which can help you achieve a calorific deficit.

Other reasons include:

  • Metabolism Boost: The combination of nutrients supports a healthy metabolism, aiding in the efficient burning of calories.
  • Nutrient Density: Packed with vitamins and minerals, this smoothie offers essential nutrients without excess calories.
  • Energy for Workouts: A balanced blend of protein and carbohydrates provides energy, enhancing your ability to engage in effective workouts.

Other benefits of this fruit yogurt smoothie include:

  • It’s Super Easy To Make: The whole recipe takes 5 minutes in total from start to finish. 
  • It’s Antioxidant Rich: The blueberries in the smoothie make it antioxidant-rich, which is so beneficial for our bodies
  • Digestive Health Support: The combination of yogurt and blueberries contributes to a healthy digestive system, promoting gut health.
  • Versatile Base: The recipe serves as a versatile base, allowing for creative additions like nuts, seeds, or greens to customize nutritional content.
  • Flavorful Satisfaction: The natural sweetness from blueberries, combined with the creamy texture of yogurt, healthfully satisfies sweet cravings.

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Optional Recipe Variations

Every smoothie recipe I develop goes through vigorous testing.

It mostly involves testing out different variations and combinations of ingredients.

Below you will find some other tasty variations of this weight loss yogurt smoothie you could try:

  • No Protein Powder Variation: Swap the protein powder for 2 tablespoons of flaxseeds or oats.
  • No Frozen Fruit Variation: If you don’t have frozen fruit, use fresh fruit, but if possible add 1/2 cup of ice so that you can achieve a similar thick and refreshing consistency.
  • Boost The Nutrients Without Adding Too Many Extra Calories: Add a handful of leafy greens like kale or spinach for extra nutrition. 
  • Fruit-Free Smoothie: For those watching their fruit intake, substituting the fruit with vegetables like cucumber or celery maintains the smoothie’s texture and adds a unique flavor profile.
  • Coconut Water Refresh: Swapping the liquid base with coconut water not only imparts a tropical flavor but also provides electrolytes, making the smoothie a hydrating choice.
  • Spice It Up: A dash of spices like cinnamon or a pinch of nutmeg adds a flavorful kick and potential metabolism-boosting properties to the smoothie.
  • Citrus Zest: Grating a bit of citrus zest, such as lemon or lime, elevates the overall taste, offering a burst of freshness without additional calories.

Popular Questions From The Community

greek yogurt smoothie for weight loss

I conclude my smoothie recipe development by sharing it with someone for feedback.

I often share the recipe first on my YouTube channel or TikTok and gather feedback from my smoothie communities there.

This is exactly what I did with this yogurt smoothie for weight loss.

Some of the community members had some questions, which I will also answer here, should you also have the same questions when you come to make the recipe:

What Kind Of Yogurt Is Best For This Smoothie?

When choosing the best yogurt for weight loss smoothies, always use unsweetened and unflavoured yogurt. I personally love using Greek yogurt in my weight loss smoothies.

How Can I Make This Smoothie Vegan?

The best way to make this smoothie vegan is by replacing the 3 key non-vegan ingredients with vegan alternatives, these include: Use coconut yogurt instead of Greek yogurt, swap the milk for dairy-free milk alternative, and finally use vegan-friendly protein powder.

When Is The Best Time To Drink This Smoothie For Weight Loss?

The smoothie is best consumed for breakfast, as a meal replacement. It will fill you up for hours, and provide you with numerous nutrients.

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Ella Waterworth
Ella Waterworth

Founder & Recipe Developer at Smoothies N Cookies

Ella Waterworth is the founder of Smoothies N Cookies and she is a professional smoothie recipe creator. She gained extensive knowledge of creating smoothies by working for Smoothie King for several years.

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