3 Meal Replacement Smoothie Recipes

For a shake to replace a meal it needs to have the same component of nutrients as a meal might. That includes some complex carbohydrates, lean protein and healthy fats, as well as fibre, vitamins and minerals.

Here are three meal replacement shakes that can be used to replace 1 meal of your day:
The Green Stuff Smoothie

Serves 2

Ingredients

1 large zucchini

1-2 cups spinach

1 handful mint

1 frozen banana

1 serving NuZest Good Green Stuff Powder

1 serving of NuZest vanilla Clean Lean protein powder

¼ avocado  

1 cup of unsweetened almond milk (or other milk of your choice)

1 handful of ice cubes

 

Method

Blend all ingredients until smooth.

 

Rich Chocolate Thickshake

Serves 2

Ingredients

2 scoops NuZest rich chocolate Clean Lean protein powder

1 tsp organic cacao powder

1 cup reduced fat organic milk (or other milk of your choice)

2 heaped tbsp. plain Greek yoghurt

1 frozen banana

2 tsp ground flaxseed

1 tbsp dessicated coconut

 

Method

Blend all ingredients except for the coconut until thick and creamy.

Pour into a big glass or jar and top with coconut.

 

Strawberries & Cream Shake

Serves 2

Ingredients

½ cup frozen strawberries

1 frozen banana

2 scoops NuZest strawberry Clean Lean protein powder

1 cup organic skim milk (or milk of your choice)

2 heapd tbsp. Greek yoghurt

½ tsp vanilla extract

 

Method

Blend all ingredients until smooth and creamy.

This article written by

Jaime Rose Chambers – Nutritionist & Dietician

Jaime Rose Chambers is an Accredited Practising Dietitian & Nutritionist, providing expert advice on healthy eating, weight management, insulin resistance, diabetes, heart disease

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