5 Smoothies To Try During Night For Weight Loss
By: Pinki Fri, 03 July 2020 5:30 PM
The goodness of smoothies has become hugely popular among health-conscious people not only because they taste amazing, but they are also known to boost metabolism, energy levels and prevent hunger pangs. A lot of us engage in binge eating at midnight and add unwanted calories to our day which pile up excess weight in the body. Weight loss takes a lot of effort, dedication, and hard work and must be practiced consistently with a lot of will power and sincerity.
Every plate of what you consume counts, hence today we shall talk about some healthy food options that are great for weight loss at bedtime. Yeah, you guessed it right! We shall enlist 8 healthy bedtime smoothies that you try if you want to lose weight. A lot of research has happened on formulation and ingredients of weight loss smoothies, so we have handpicked only those recipes that are healthy for you and do not contain unwanted fats and sugars. You can try out any of these smoothies depending on how much you’re willing to play around with taste and flavors.
* Ginger-Aloe Vera Smoothie
The main purpose of having a night-time smoothie is to enjoy a healthy drink that can significantly help in reducing fat levels while being good for the body. Fat accumulation can happen all over the body, but one of the most annoying places of fat storage can be in the belly area. The concoction of ginger and aloe vera juice as a bedtime smoothie can do wonders in helping you shed off those pesky pounds. So, here goes the recipe of this smoothie.
2-3 teaspoons of lemon juice
Half cup cucumber juice
2 teaspoons grated ginger juice
2 tablespoon of aloe vera juice
Some parsley or cilantro (coriander leaves)
½ glass of water
- Making this smoothie is super simple; just add all the ingredients in a blender.
- Blend them until they are super smooth and enjoy them as a pre-bedtime drink.
- Having this drink along with a disciplined workout session can help you burn calories faster as all the ingredients in this drink boost metabolism and speed up fat burning process.
* Oats and Strawberry Smoothie
Don’t like having plain oats? Well, we can tell you a way how you can lose your extra pounds by adding oats to your weight-loss routine and that’s by using oats in your smoothie drink. In fact, you can even make this smoothie taste berryliciously awesome by mixing some ripened raspberries to the drink. The benefit of having this drink is you can replace a heavy dinner by using oats in a smoothie form. It will keep you fuller for longer and it’s also a healthy addition to your diet before bedtime. You would need the following ingredients to make this smoothie.
1 cup strawberries
1 cup of plain oats
1 teaspoon of honey
1 cup unsweetened almond milk
- Take all these ingredients in a mixer grinder and blend them well.
- Also, add some water to adjust the consistency.
- This smoothie which is made from oats primarily is thick in consistency and serves as a perfect night-time smoothie for weight loss.
* Green Spinach Smoothie
It is a well-known fact that green leafy vegetables are rich in fiber and can keep you fuller for longer. Leafy vegetables also aids in better digestion. Since during night-time one should not indulge in binging on heavy food items due to slow rate of metabolism, you can conveniently switch to this green leafy smoothie. As a bonus point, spinach has a low glycemic index which means it keeps your overall calorie and carb intake low, and would not spike up your insulin levels too much. So, why not try this green leafy stuff as a tasty smoothie? Here is the recipe of this drink.
1 cup plain non-fat Greek yogurt.
3 cups of fresh spinach leaves.
Some ripened green grapes (optional).
2-3 teaspoons of lemon juice.
Half cup of water.
- Blend all the ingredients well until they achieve a thick consistency. Tadaa! Your weight loss drink before bedtime is ready.
* Banana Weight Loss Smoothie
This weight loss smoothie is a perfect treat to satisfy your sweet tooth. With one of its chief ingredients being banana which is a naturally sweetened fruit, this smoothie also contains greek yoghurt, pomegranate juice along with pistachios to add antioxidant power. One can’t simply resist this awesome combination of ingredients that are not high on calories and has also the ability to tickle your tasty buds. This smoothie is loaded with plenty of fiber and proteins which means that it controls your midnight cravings successfully. So, here goes the recipe for this drink.
1 cup Greek yogurt
1 cup of pomegranate seeds
2 frozen bananas chopped
2 teaspoons of ginger juice
A handful of pistachios
3-4 ice cubes
- Blend all the ingredients until smooth and enjoy this healthy weight-loss drink.
* Mixed Berry Smoothie
If you love berries, then this healthy smoothie is something you must definitely try. Berries are a good source of vitamin C which enhances the serotonin levels in your blood. This serotonin gets converted to melatonin that aids in releasing unwanted stress so that you doze off easily. They are also powerful fat burners when it comes to weight loss. You can also some coconut milk to this smoothie which is rich in antioxidants and medium chain triglycerides that increases the liver’s rate of metabolism by up to 30 percent. The recipe to prepare this tasty smoothie is given below.
1/2 cup coconut milk.
1/2 cup fresh or frozen blueberries
1/2 cup fresh or frozen strawberries
1/2 cup fresh or frozen blackberries
3-4 ice cubes
- Blend all the ingredients until smooth and enjoy this healthy weight loss drink.