Nutritious & Delicious CITRUS SMOOTHIE: Fat Cutter Drink:
Green shakes- I know that the very thought of them make you cringe. That is probably why we never used to finish our greens as kids! Coming back to green shakes and smoothies, you need not worry, they taste better than they seem to be!! Moreover, they help you burn extra calories!! You may ask why not green juices instead of smoothies? The answer to that is fibre. Yes, green smoothies and shakes have good fibre content unlike juices. So they are a complete food. Coming to the taste part, they won’t taste good if they have just greens. The trick involved here is maintaining a perfect proportion of veggies and fruits. The flavour of the green smoothie or shake is dominated by fruits. You can make your smoothie or shake with 60% green veggies and 40% fruits.
Broccoli, chopped – 1 cup
The most interesting benefit is that broccoli can effectively help you lose weight. Broccoli is high in dietary fibre, vitamins and minerals and low in calories and fat. By simply adding a regular dose of this leafy green vegetable to your diet, you can meet your daily nutrient needs and lose weight at the same
Celery – 4 stalks
It can help you feel full while cutting back on calories. To lose weight, you have to eat fewer calories than your body uses in a day. Celery is very low in calories and is full of water and fiber to leave your stomach feeling full. It makes a great snack by itself or a crunchy topping for a salad.
Orange – 1, large
One cup of oranges contains only 85 calories, making this a nutrient-dense, low-calorie food. The same serving also contains 4.3 grams of dietary fiber. This compound aids in weight loss by promoting regular bowel movements and helping you feel full for longer periods of time.
Ginger – ½ tsp, finely grated
Ginger is used for weight loss as it increases metabolism, stimulates circulation and excretion of toxins from the body.
Blend the celery with the orange for 30 seconds at high speed.
Add in the broccoli and ginger and blend well.
Have it chilled.