The super-satiating cherry smoothie for weight loss: 216 calories

The super-satiating cherry smoothie for weight loss: 216 calories

This cherry smoothie is perfect as a lunch substitute if we want to lose some weight: instead of cherries we can use strawberries, raspberries or blueberries, but the result is always a creamy and satiating meal replacement. The recipe is from Dr.  Laura Rutledge , who teaches nutrition at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. Here’s how to prepare it.

* Valid as a meal replacement for lunch or dinner
* No protein powder
* Low glycemic load
* Balanced and rich in fiber
Cherry smoothie recipe:
100g of low-content cottage cheese of fat or 100 gr of Greek yogurt 0% fat, natural (i.e. white: in this case the calories are reduced to about 170)
60 ml of skimmed or soy or coconut milk without added sugar and light (max 34 calories per 100 ml)
50 gr of pre-frozen banana in pieces
80 gr of cherries (or alternatively strawberries, raspberries, blueberries)
a handful of fresh spinach, well washed vanilla stevia

a pinch of Ceylon cinnamon

Procedure: blend all the ingredients and it’s ready. If you drink it immediately and want it even more frothy, add 2 ice cubes.
Nutritional values ​​of the cherry smoothie in the cottage cheese recipe : 216 calories, 28 grams of net carbohydrates, 3.5 grams of fiber, 5 grams of fat, 14 grams of protein.

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