Smoothies are a powerfully effective way to help lose weight. They’re packed with nutrients, protein, fiber, vitamins and antioxidants so you’re not only losing weight but keeping your body strong and healthy too.

They’re satisfying, filling and crave-able so you won’t be tempted by things like sugary milkshakes, fatty cheeseburgers or carb-heavy muffins. Plus, they’re so simple and quick to make— immediate gratification, for the win! Below, we’re sharing 15 of our favorite smoothie recipes for you to add to your weight loss smoothie repertoire.

Sweet Green Smoothie Recipe from Natasha’s Kitchen

Ingredients:

• 1 cup unsweetened coconut milk

• 1 peeled banana

• 1 peeled orange

• 2 cups spinach

• 1 1/2 cups frozen pineapple

• 2 tsp chia seeds

Directions: Put ingredients in blender in order listed. Blend until smooth.

Glowing Green Smoothie Recipe from Linda Wagner

Ingredients:

• 2 bananas

• 1/2 cup frozen peaches

• 1/2 cup frozen mango

• 2 handfuls spinach

• water

Directions: Add all ingredients to the blender with enough water for it to blend easily. Blend until smooth and enjoy!

Coconut Milk Smoothie for Weight Loss from Organic Mama

Ingredients:

• 8 oz coconut milk

• 1 tbsp extra virgin coconut oil

• 2 eggs

• 1/4 cup frozen raspberries

• 1 frozen banana

• 1 tsp raw honey

Directions: Blend until smooth and enjoy!

Green Apple Ginger Smoothie from Healing Smoothies

• Ingredients:

• 3/4 cup almond milk

• 1 green apple, peeled, cored and chopped

• 1 inch piece fresh ginger, grated

• 1/2 frozen banana

• 2 tsp honey

• 1 cup fresh spinach

• 1/2 cup ice cubes

Directions: Combine all ingredients in blender and blend until smooth.

Pumpkin Vanilla Smoothie by Beyond Frosting

Ingredients:

• 1/3 cup pumpkin puree

• 1 banana

• 1 cup unsweetened vanilla almond milk

• 1/2 tsp cinnamon

• dash of nutmeg

• Ice cubes

Directions: Combine all ingredients into a blender and blend until smooth.

Strawberry Flax Seed Smoothie from Healthy Food Style

Ingredients:

• 1 cup strawberries

• Juice of one lemon

• 1 tsp ground flax seeds

Directions: Combine all ingredients into a blender and blend until smooth.

Detox Blueberry Smoothie from Positive Med

Ingredients:

• 1/2 banana

• 1/2 tbsp flaxseed oil

• 1/4 cup frozen or fresh blueberries

• honey

• 1 tsp psyllium seed husks

• 8 oz water

Directions: Combine all ingredients into a blender and blend until smooth.

Mint Melon Smoothie from Young and Raw

Ingredients:

• 1 cup frozen grapes

• 2 cups watermelon

• 1 lime, peeled

• 3-5 mint leaves

Directions: Combine all ingredients into a blender and blend until smooth.

Avocado Lime Smoothie from Full No More

Ingredients:

• 1 cup fresh chopped kale

• 1 medium ripe avocado, pitted and chopped

• 1 small celery stalk, sliced

• 1 cup coconut water

• 1/2 cup non-fat plain Greek yogurt

• 1/2 cup ice cubes

• 2 tbsp fresh lime juice

Directions: Combine kale, celery, and coconut water in blender and blend until smooth. Add avocado, yogurt, ice cubes and lime juice. Blend all ingredients until smooth.

Morning Green Smoothie from Greek Forks

Ingredients:

• 1 cup water

• 1/2 cup chopped cucumber

• 1 cup strawberries

• 1 banana

• 1 apple, cored

• 2 cups spinach

• juice from 1/2 lemon

• Ice

Directions: Combine all ingredients into a blender and blend until smooth.

Chocolate Strawberry Weight Loss Smoothie from Driscoll’s

Ingredients:

• 1/2 banana

• 1 cup strawberries, quartered

• 1 tbsp almond butter

• 1 tbsp honey or agave

• 1/2 cup skim milk

• 1 tbsp chocolate protein powder

• 4 ice cubes

Directions: Add all ingredients to a blender and blend until smooth.

Pomegranate Berry Smoothie from Eating Well

Ingredients:

• 2 cups frozen mixed berries

• 1 cup pomegranate juice

• 1 medium banana

• 1/2 cup nonfat cottage cheese

• 1/2 cup water

Directions: Add all ingredients into a blender and blend until smooth.

Weight Loss Smoothie with Spirulina Powder from Heal With Food

Ingredients:

1/2 scant cup cooked white beans, chilled

1/2 mango, diced

2 kiwis, peeled

1/4 tsp spirulina powder

1 cup almond milk

1/4 cup crushed ice

Directions: Combine al ingredients into a blender and blend until smooth.

Mid-Afternoon Slump Buster Berry Smoothie from Healthista

Ingredients:

1 cup blackberries

1 cup blueberries

1 tsp Linseeds

1 tsp cinnamon

2 dates

2 tbsp coconut oil

Directions: Place all ingredients into a blender and blend until smooth.

One of the most common dangers of dieting is that it’s so easy to get bored, uninspired or unsatisfied with healthy food alternatives so making sure you’re providing yourself with meals you actually enjoy eating is key. Any of these smoothies would make a delicious, filling meal replacement for breakfast, lunch, dinner— or as a snack!