Creamy, sweet, and decadent, this smoothie is just like a pie in a glass. With so much resemblance to the beloved apple pie, you will almost feel a little guilty slurping this tasty treat down. But fret not! There is not a thing to feel guilty about in this recipe. Also, what if I told you it can actually aid you in your smoothie diet weight loss plan! Not everything in life is too good to be true!
How this smoothie aids in weight loss:
Gala apples are low in sodium, calories and fat. They are also very high in vitamin C and some antioxidants that are said to help prevent heart disease. A well-known fact is their high content of FIBER which aids with digestion and elimination.
Non-fat yogurt can be used to substitute high-fat meats because of its high protein content and abundance of calcium!
Nutmeg is said to ease stomach pains and nausea.
Cinnamon has been known to help regulate blood sugar and insulin levels. Along with this, it has been noted to aid the body in processing carbohydrates more quickly.
Get your smoothie diet started today!
- 1 gala apple, peeled, cored and chopped
- ½ cup non-fat plain yogurt (dairy or non-dairy)¼ tsp vanilla extract
- 1 tsp brown sugar
- ¼ tsp nutmeg
- ¼ tsp cinnamon
- Pinch of ground cloves (optional)
- 1 cup ice cubes
Optional: 1 Tbsp Hemp Protein Powder
Hemp is an excellent source of protein, Omega-3, fiber, chlorophyll, minerals and antioxidants! Give your smoothie a BOOST with this nutrient dense super food.
Blend all ingredients together in a blender!
Garnish with additionally chopped apples and/or cinnamon.
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