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Best For Losing Weight: 15 Smoothies For Breakfast

Best For Losing Weight: 15 Smoothies For Breakfast

Why Smoothies are great for losing weight

Toxins that find their way into our body are referred to as xenobiotics. Xenobiotics include cosmetics, drugs, pesticides, food additives, petrol fumes, the list is endless.

It is the job of the liver to convert these toxins into less harmful metabolites in order to be eliminated from the body.

Most xenobiotics are fat soluble and unfortunately the body loves keeping these locked away inside your fat cells. This is the body’s way of protecting you from the harmful effects of the xenobiotics if they were to stay circulating in the body. This is why many people find it hard to lose weight. The secret is to stop the body from storing the xenobiotics in the first place and this is why it is so important that the liver is doing its job to its optimum level.

Start the day with a Green Smoothie to kick start your weight loss success

Green Smoothies are full of fibre to absorb toxins being eliminate from the liver and transported out of the body. Fibre makes you feel fuller for longer and gives your metabolism a great kick start. This is particularly helpful for any woman going through the menopause suffering with hormonal upheaval such as night sweats.

If you’re looking to sip away the kilos Smoothies could be your best-kept weight-loss secret; the blended beverage offers you lots of nutrition as well as protein and fibre to help keep you full until your next meal.

I always start the day with a Green Smoothie.

I make up my Green Smoothie ahead of time so that I simply wake each day and my Smoothie is there waiting for me. I am not a morning person and the thought of making a noise with my blender is just not an option.

Here are 15 of the Best for Losing Weight Green Smoothie Breakfast Recipes.

1. Protein Power

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    This is my drink to start the day with. I make up about 2 litres each time (keeps for 2 days) and will slightly change the recipe each time so the body does not get used to the same thing each day. To decrease the woody taste, be sure to devein the silver beet and kale leaves before hand. You can substitute silver beet with spinach if you prefer.

    Ingredients:

    • 4 silver beet leaves (deveined)
    • 4 kale leaves (deveined)
    • 1/2 cucumber
    • 2 pears
    • 1 banana
    • 1/4 lemon (I like the peel on, you may not)
    • 2-3 cups water
    • 4 tablespoons hemp powder

    Blitz all the ingredients together. Taste before you pour in case you feel you need more fruit to make it palatable.

    Store in fridge. If you store in an airtight bottle & in the fridge, this Smoothie will last for up to 72 hours.

    2. Sweet Spinach Smoothie

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      Spinach and avocado, with grapes for a touch of sweetness makes for a refreshing combination. Avocado is a great source of oils. By adding oil to your smoothie allows for satiation making sure this green smoothie will keep you full until morning tea.

      3. Debloating Papaya Smoothie

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        Over indulged the night before? This green smoothie will you get your stomach flatter and digestive system back on track. Papaya is a wonderful digestive fruit and mixed with cucumber, this green smoothie will have your system soothed by lunchtime.

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        4. Sparkling Mango Green Smoothie

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          I love the way this is presented in a tea cup! This breakfast green smoothie has sparkling water added to it which I love, especially if I feel like some pampering. Adding spirulina to this green smoothie ensures you are getting a great dose of iron for the day.

          5. Ginger, Berry & Oat Smoothie

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            Who says smoothies have to be green? This delicious breakfast smoothie is a creation using rolled oats, berry, yoghurt and ginger! Rolled oats makes this a sustaining breakfast with a kick from the ginger.

            6. Green Citrus Smoothie

              This energy-bursting breakfast green smoothie is divine. Made with leafy green spinach, an energy-producing vegetable, grapefruit and oranges, you’ll get plenty of morning zest and calcium.

              7. Kale, Banana, Chia, Hemp Superfood Smoothie

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                Hemp powder added to this breakfast smoothie is what makes this such a powerful smoothie. Hemp powder is a great protein source. Making sure to add protein to your breakfast allows you to feel fuller for longer.

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                8. Blueberry Mint Green Smoothie

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                  This recipe suggests you add ice to your smoothie but a word of warning, DO NOT DO THIS. I do not know why so many sites suggest adding ice to your smoothie. You are going to all this effort to great a nourishing breakfast so why add ice to the mix? All this does is promoting the blood vessels in your stomach to clamp up. Breakfast should always be the time for lukewarm, gentleness to help you start your day. If you must have ice, turn on the shower to cold for your morning kick start!

                  9. Spring Detox Smoothie

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                      At first glance you may find this hard to drink due to the texture. My advice is to make it in a dark glass and drink through a glass straw. The cucumber is a great diuretic while the ginger gets your digestive juices flowing.

                      10 A Green Start

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                        I do not know if this constitutes as a smoothie if you have to chew due to its granola topping. Most negative feedback about drinking a smoothie for breakfast is the fact that many people actually like to chew their food. So, this is a great recipe to get those on the fence into starting the day with a smoothie.

                        11 Cold Buster Green Smoothie

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                          This smoothie contains hemp seeds and chia seeds which are great sources of protein. It also asks for honey which I do not know why. The addition of kiwi and pineapple should allow for sweetness on their own. I advise holding off on the honey if you are able to tolerate this smoothie without it.

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                          12 Metabolism Boosting Smoothie

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                            What a combination. Greek yoghurt, almonds, cannellini beans, flax meal and broccoli mind sound like a strange combination but makes for a very high protein breakfast smoothie. You may find this fiddly having to add green tea, but once you get the hang of it you will be hooked.

                            13 High Protein Vanilla and Tofu Smoothie

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                              This one is dedicated to all the vegans wanting to up their protein intake without having to resort to dairy products.

                              14 Raspberry Revitaliser Smoothie

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                                Unusual colour for a smoothie. This is a deceptive one that the children will enjoy, both big and small. This is the one when kale needs to be hidden!

                                15 Jason Mraz’s Avocado Green Smoothie

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                                    I do not know why I saved this one for last! Greens, ginger and avocado! I love my avocado. A quick tip to ensure you always have an avocado on hand. You can freeze avocado. Simply cut in half, remove stone, and scoop out the two halves and store the flesh in sealed freezer bags. Use them as you need them. No the best for salads but great for smoothies and they retain all their nutrients.

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                                    Last Updated on July 12, 2021

                                    100 Incredible Life Hacks That Make Life So Much Easier

                                    100 Incredible Life Hacks That Make Life So Much Easier

                                    Want to learn some quick and easy life hacks that are easy to do, low cost and saves you time?

                                    By tweaking little things in your daily life, it can make your life much more convenient!

                                    Here’re 100 of the most practical life hacks so you can just pick up any of them right away!

                                    83 tie a small piece of bright colored fabric

                                      84 write random letter

                                        85 use a rubberband

                                          86 dorm smell bad

                                            87 lean your phone on your sunglassess

                                              89 how to waterproof your shoes

                                                90 take a picture of the name card

                                                  91 iron inside out

                                                    92 old newspaper

                                                      93 tumble try shoes

                                                        keep a card like this

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                                                            94 soap bar

                                                              95 make a hole

                                                                96 drop the battery

                                                                  97 use a coozie

                                                                    98 when taking a picture

                                                                      use a clean dust pan

                                                                        try a pants hanger

                                                                          use your cellphone light

                                                                            use a spring from an old pen

                                                                              quick and easy iphone speaker

                                                                                user binder clips

                                                                                  wrap a wet paper towel around your beverage

                                                                                    put pancake mix in a ketchup bottle

                                                                                      clean out an old lotion bottle for your beach

                                                                                        use a muffin tin to serve condiments at a bbq

                                                                                          doritos are great for kindling

                                                                                            use nail polish to identify different keys

                                                                                              use a hanging shoe rack to store cleaning supplies

                                                                                                freeze grapes to chill white wine without

                                                                                                  use paper clips to organize your cables

                                                                                                    almost finished your jar of nutella

                                                                                                      sick of having a box full of tangled

                                                                                                        unroll the rim to increase the capacity

                                                                                                          cut open toilet paper rolls and use as a cuff

                                                                                                            remove the stem from strawberries

                                                                                                              turn an old bottle into a simple little cord holder

                                                                                                                for iced coffee and iced cappuccino, use frozen coffee cubes

                                                                                                                  how to fold a fitted bed sheet

                                                                                                                    tired of snoozing past your alarm

                                                                                                                      place a rubber band around an open paint can to wipe your brush on

                                                                                                                        ut a wooden spoon across a boiling pot

                                                                                                                          use bread clips to save flip-flops

                                                                                                                            take pictures of friends holding items

                                                                                                                              how i always know which headphone is the left one

                                                                                                                                put a stocking over the end of a vacuum

                                                                                                                                  How to make sure you drink enough water

                                                                                                                                    user a can opener to open blister

                                                                                                                                      good sandwich guide

                                                                                                                                        turn your muffin pans upside down

                                                                                                                                          50 pounds of groceries and living on the 5th floor

                                                                                                                                            the right way to make a blt

                                                                                                                                              add one teaspoon of baking soda

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                                                                                                                                                  hair straighteners equals to collar irons

                                                                                                                                                    stack your clothes vertically to see them all

                                                                                                                                                      the right way to make cookies in the summer

                                                                                                                                                        how to clean a blender

                                                                                                                                                          the right way to eat a popsicle

                                                                                                                                                            use bread clips to label and organize power cords

                                                                                                                                                              to get the built up residue off of your shower head

                                                                                                                                                                user a hair clip to orgainize long wires

                                                                                                                                                                  a frozen saturated sponge in a bag

                                                                                                                                                                    rub stuck zipper teeth with a graphite pencil

                                                                                                                                                                      use a soda pop tab

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                                                                                                                                                                          51 How to multiply large numbers in your head.

                                                                                                                                                                            52 How to open a bottle if you dont have a corkscrew.

                                                                                                                                                                              rub a walnut on damaged wooden furniture

                                                                                                                                                                                kids fall out of bed

                                                                                                                                                                                  use toothpaste to clear up hazy car

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                                                                                                                                                                                      59 keep pizza out while driving home

                                                                                                                                                                                        60 put your straw through the tab to keep it from rising

                                                                                                                                                                                          hold oreos with a fork so your fingers

                                                                                                                                                                                            Never lose your remotes again

                                                                                                                                                                                              hiding your emergency money

                                                                                                                                                                                                use a bread tab to hold your spot on a roll

                                                                                                                                                                                                  if you are at a hotel and run out of chargers

                                                                                                                                                                                                    keep a square of cardboard in a ziplock bag

                                                                                                                                                                                                      If you need to pee or smoke at a bar

                                                                                                                                                                                                        drill holes in the bottom of your garbage

                                                                                                                                                                                                          use an accented letter as your passcode

                                                                                                                                                                                                            use a squeeze ketchup bottle top with your shopvac

                                                                                                                                                                                                              do something unusual when locking the door

                                                                                                                                                                                                                when heating leftovers space out a circle in the middle

                                                                                                                                                                                                                  dont burn yourself in those hard to reach candles

                                                                                                                                                                                                                    put a small amount of water in a glass when you microwave your pizza

                                                                                                                                                                                                                      75 use a piece of paper to organize

                                                                                                                                                                                                                        use half a pool noodle

                                                                                                                                                                                                                          pencil case to store cables

                                                                                                                                                                                                                            78 clothespin to hold nail

                                                                                                                                                                                                                              79 make blts

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                80 take a picture of your fridge

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  81 fill plastic water bottles

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    82 right ways to eat chips

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      99 if your plug keeps failing

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        100 put the banana on the wire

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          88 before you throw away a post it

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Source: Reddit LifeProTips

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            There you go, 100 awesome life hacks that you can try right now to make your life a lot easier!

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