How to Make a Low Calorie Smoothie

Smoothies have a reputation for being healthy alternatives to milkshakes, but most of them are high in calories. A normal smoothie will provide helpful vitamins and minerals, but it can have enough calories to cover a whole meal. If you choose to make your own smoothie at home, you can control your calorie intake and control your weight loss or gain.

Things You'll Need
  • Blender
  • 8 oz. apple juice
  • 1 banana
  • 1 cup fruit (frozen or fresh)
  • 1 scoop of protein powder
Pour the apple juice and 8 oz. of water in the blender.

Peel the banana and break it up into sections. Put the banana in the blender with a cup of any fruit.

Blend the mix until it is smooth. Add the protein powder and blend again until the powder is mixed throughout.

Pour the smoothie into a glass and serve.