Do you love smoothies? I definitely do, but having PCOS and insulin resistance makes me really mindful about what I eat and how it affects my blood sugar levels. And things become a little bit tricky when it comes to smoothies.
The thing is, smoothies are healthy as
So how can we still enjoy smoothies?
By making smart choices. First of all, I would recommend you
Second, pack your smoothie with lots of fiber (like chia seeds, raspberries, plums, nuts) and healthy fats (coconut cream, avocado, seed
I would say that many keto smoothies work pretty well but make sure to skip dairy products if you are vegan or suffer from PCOS.
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And now I will share some amazing weight loss smoothies:
Creamy Green Smoothie
This delicious and simple drink is easy to make and enjoy. Its main ingredients are avocado and spinach. Both of them have a
Chocolate Berry Truffle
The color of this weight loss smoothie is just insane! I really love this choco-berry color so I encourage you to give it a try! Just use coconut cream instead of whipped cream and enjoy the amazing ingredients of this drink.
Simple Berry Smoothie
Berries are great ingredients for weight loss smoothies and desserts. Luckily, I really love them and always ready to add to my meals. Berries are full of vitamins and antioxidants, low in calories and sugar.
Yummy Orange Smoothie
I don’t know why but I really enjoy citrus drinks. They are so refreshing! But more importantly – oranges have a
Dark Blueberry Smoothie
Oh, look at this color! So deep, rich and magical! But what is even better – this smoothie is beneficial for your hormonal health as it contains flaxseeds and spirulina. These ingredients will give you lots of nutrients and make you full for longer.
Rich Chocolate Smoothie
Sometimes the only thing I crave is chocolate. Can you relate to this? I’m sure there are many fans of chocolate out there. But many times chocolate is packed with refined sugar and other nasty ingredients. So instead of reaching for another chocolate bar, make this smoothie and you will definitely satisfy your sweet tooth. The smoothie is creamy and chocolaty, what else can we ask for?
Matcha Green Smoothie
Matcha powder is very powerful and beneficial for your health. It contains many antioxidants and reduces inflammation. When paired with avocado and greens, it provides even more nutrients to your body. This recipe also
This smoothie is truly magical. Not only it has the most beautiful color from roasted beet, but it also contains anti-inflammatory ingredients like ginger, turmeric
Cherry & Plum Smoothie
If you’ve checked my low GI food table, you can see that cherries and plums are one of the fruits with the lowest glycemic index. That was a surprise for me as I never consider plums suitable for my diet. But now I can include them to my desserts and smoothies. And this recipes is so perfect for that! Just make sure you are using sore cherries to control sugar release.
Pina Colada Smoothie
Pineapple and coconut is one of the best food combos ever! You can enjoy this delicious drink while providing your body with nutrients from pineapple, healthy fats from coconut milk and protein from vanilla protein powder. I would also add a little bit of chia seeds to the blender to make the smoothie creamier. My that’s my personal preference!
I hope you enjoy this collection of healthy PCOS-friendly smoothie recipes. Make sure to give these awesome drinks a try! You won’t regret it!
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