Breakfast Smoothies Perfect for Weight Loss

Losing weight and keeping the unwanted pounds off is no easy feat. It requires dedication and the will power to curb those unhealthy cravings. Luckily for you, there are certain smoothies, breakfast smoothies specifically, that you can easily whip up. These will help you on your path to a slimmer, leaner, healthier you!

These breakfast smoothies are loaded with monounsaturated fatty acids (MUFAs). These specifically target belly fat. The best thing about these drinks is they are perfect as a meal replacement for breakfast.

So what are you waiting for? Go on and sip up to slim down!

Easy Breakfast Smoothies to Try Out

Blueberry Smoothie



This is the first of our breakfast smoothies. The flaxseed oil in this recipe increases the body’s metabolic rate. This helps you burn fat faster.


a cup of skim milk

1 cup unsweetened blueberries, frozen

1 tablespoon cold-pressed organic flaxseed oil


First, combine milk and blueberries in a blender. Mix completely. Next, transfer mixture to a glass. Add in the flaxseed oil. Last, stir in oil completely.

Skinny Orange Dream Smoothie


This is one of the breakfast smoothies that’s packed with vitamin C. This vitamin boosts one’s metabolism.


1 orange, peeled

¼ cup plain Greek yogurt

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

1 teaspoon honey

¼ cup almond milk

½ cup ice cubes


First, place all the ingredients in a blender except the ice. Then blend thoroughly. Lastly, gradually add in the ice cubes until the desired consistency is reached.

Honey and Wild Blueberry Smoothie



Blueberries (and other berries in general) are low in sugar, but have a high amount of nutrients. They help in weight loss as they also have few calories.


½ cup wild blueberries

1 banana

½ cup plain nonfat Greek yogurt

1 cup mango cubes

½ cup nonfat milk

½ cup kale

1 tablespoon raw honey


First, place blueberries, banana, mangoes, yogurt, and milk in a blender. Second step is to blend them all completely. Next, add the kale and honey. Continue to blend. Finally, you can add in ice cubes until you get your desired consistency. Serve fresh.

Creamy Chia Seed Piña Colada



Chia seeds are perfect in weight loss smoothies. The fiber in the seeds expand in the stomach and absorbs large amounts of water. This increases fullness and also slows down the absorption of food.


1 tablespoon chia seeds

1 cup coconut milk

½ cup plain nonfat Greek yogurt

1 cup pineapple chunks, frozen

1 teaspoon coconut flakes


First, make sure to soak the chia seeds in the milk overnight. Then place this in the fridge. In the morning, blend the chia seeds and milk with the yogurt, pineapple, and coconut flakes.

Strawberry-Banana Breakfast Smoothie



There are many breakfast smoothies that are both yummy and healthy. This is one of them. Bananas contain fiber and also resistant starch. These support weight loss. They’re also low-energy-density fruits, which help you shed those extra pounds.


1 banana

½ cup strawberries

1 cup raw spinach

½ cup almond milk

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Procedure: Simply place all the ingredients and mix thoroughly. Add ice cubes for desired consistency.

Berry Oat Breakfast Smoothie



Oats are rich in fiber. Fiber helps keep you feeling full, and you’re also less likely to overeat. This is one of the breakfast smoothies that keep you full well until lunchtime!


½ cup old-fashioned rolled oats

1 cup nonfat milk

½ cup berries (whichever you prefer)

⅓ cup plain nonfat Greek yogurt

3 tablespoons honey

¼ cup ice


First, dump in oats, milk, berries, and yogurt into a blender. Combine thoroughly. Next, gradually add in the honey until you get your desired sweetness. Last, place in ice cubes one by one, until desired thickness is achieved.

Spicy Pineapple Detox Smoothie



This is one of the breakfast smoothies that’s perfect to get rid of that bloated feeling. It also helps get rid of that abdominal fat. Pineapple reduces inflammation. The ginger boosts your metabolism. These two plus the cayenne pepper helps promote proper digestion. In addition, throw in some flaxseed for an extra boost of fiber.


1 banana, frozen

a cup of pineapple chunks, frozen

1 tablespoon fresh ginger

2 tablespoons lemon juice

1-2 dashes of cayenne pepper

a tablespoon of flaxseed

1 cup ice cubes


First, place banana and pineapple chunks in a blender. Blend until smooth. Next, add the rest of the ingredients except the ice cubes. Continue blending until fully incorporated. Last, gradually add in the ice cubes until desired consistency is reached.

The Buzzing Bee Smoothie



Dates help you achieve weight loss since they are nutrient dense and are also a good source of fiber. Bee pollen is an appetite suppressant and will also make you feel full. In addition, it also has amino acids that increase your metabolism. Finally, coffee stimulates minimal calorie burning.


2 cups soy milk

½ cup old-fashioned oats

2 bananas, frozen

1 tablespoon cacao powder

1 tablespoon bee pollen

3 dates

1 tablespoon coffee grinds

1 cup ice cubes


Throw in all the ingredients (except the ice cubes) in a blender. Blend until smooth. Finally, add in the ice cubes for the thickness you want. Enjoy!

Double-Decker Tropical Avocado Smoothie



Avocados lower cholesterol, suppresses hunger pangs, and also spot-reduce belly fat. Kiwi is a great source of fiber and vitamins C and K, which help with your metabolism.


1½ cups pineapple juice

2 kiwis, peeled

1½ cups mango chunks, frozen

½ of a small ripe avocado, peeled and cored

¾ cup coconut milk

1½ cups strawberries, frozen


First, pour the pineapple juice in a blender. Next, add the mangoes, kiwis, and avocado. Blend everything until smooth. Pour the mixture into glasses. Wash out the blender. Next, place strawberries and coconut milk into the blender and mix completely. Lastly, pour the pink mixture over the green mixture.    

Matcha Mint Chip Smoothie



This is the last on our list of breakfast smoothies for weight loss. Matcha powder enhances weight loss by boosting your metabolism. Mint also aids in digestion. Cacao nibs is also a great source of fiber. And last, spinach is very low in calories, so this vegetable in your drink is a great helper too.


1 banana, frozen

a handful of spinach

1 tablespoon matcha powder

½ avocado

1 tablespoon chia seeds

sprigs of fresh mint

1 cup vanilla almond milk

1 tablespoon cacao nibs


First, combine all the ingredients (except the cacao nibs) in a blender. Next, blend until smooth. Third step is to add in the cacao nibs for last and blend some more. Finally, pour into your favorite glass and enjoy.

A Friendly Reminder

And there you have it, easy recipes of breakfast smoothies that help you lose weight. These are perfect for first-time smoothie drinkers.

However, please don’t rely solely on just breakfast smoothies to lose weight. These should be paired with proper exercise and the right diet.

Kate B. Forsyth is a writer for Be Healthy Today, who specializes in health and nutrition. Her passion is to help people get an overall transformation of health that lasts a lifetime. In her blog posts, she goes beyond research by providing health-concerned citizens doable and simple tricks to achieve a healthier lifestyle.

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