Breakfast smoothie recipes

24 3-Ingredient Breakfast Smoothies for Weight Loss

If you love smoothies, this article will show you delicious and healthy 3-ingredient breakfast smoothies you can make in less than 10 minutes.

These breakfast smoothies are perfect for you if:

  • You’re too busy to make breakfast every morning.
  • You’re tired of eating the same breakfast over and over.
  • You want to increase intake of fruits and veggies.
  • You want to lose weight and maintain optimal health.

3-ingredient healthy breakfast smoothies for weight loss

Frankly, these smoothies are so simple anyone can make them. All you need to do is toss the ingredients in a blender and blend them until they’re smooth. But realize that there are smoothie mistakes that can sabotage weight loss. Here are a few mistakes you should avoid:

Adding sweeteners:  Adding honey or sugar to your smoothie can trigger weight gain. As you may know, sugar is high in calories and triggers cravings. Instead of adding sweeteners to your smoothie, use sweet fruits like strawberries. You should also avoid flavored ingredients.

Lack of fiber: Smoothies that lack fiber won’t help you control hunger. Luckily, you can add Xanthan to your smoothies to add fiber and make them thicker. Plus, most of the ingredients below have a good amount of fiber

Using too much protein powder: Protein aids weight loss and muscle growth, but high intake of protein powder can be harmful. Don’t use more protein powder than the recipe recommends.

Adding too much fruit: Fruit smoothies are sweet and nutritious but high in calories. You may end up gaining weight if you overdo them. Adding veggies and protein can make fruit smoothie healthier.

Now that you know the mistakes to avoid, here are 24 3-ingredient breakfast smoothies for weight loss.

Note: If you don’t have frozen fruits or veggies use ice.

Correction: For the pineapple green smoothie, use 3/4 cup of coconut water, not coconut oil. Thank you Saara for the correction.

breakfast smoothies for weight loss


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Breakfast smoothies for weight loss

1. Pineapple Green Smoothie


1 cup fresh baby spinach

¾ cup of coconut water

1 cup of frozen pineapple

2. Mango smoothie (Rise and Shine Smoothie)


1 cup of frozen mangoes

½ cup of greek yogurt

1 cup of almond milk

3. Chia Seeds Smoothie


½ cup of coconut milk

¾ cup of frozen mango

1 tablespoon of chia seeds

4. Blueberry Almond Smoothie


½ cup of milk of choice

1 tablespoon of almond butter

¾ cup of blueberries

5. Peanut Butter Banana smoothie


1 cup of milk of choice

1 tablespoon of peanut butter

½ cup of frozen banana

6. Strawberry Shortcake Smoothie


1 cup of strawberries

¾ cup of coconut milk

1 tablespoon of almond butter

7. Peanut butter Apple-Banana Smoothie


1 banana

1 apple

2 tablespoons of peanut butter

1 cup of crushed ice

8. Strawberry Cashew Smoothie


1/3 cup of raw cashew pieces

1 cup of water

1 teaspoon of pure vanilla extract

1 ¾ cup of frozen strawberries

9. Berry Chocolate Chiller


1 ¼ cup of unsweetened chocolate almond milk

2 scoops of chocolate protein powder

1 ½ cup of mixed frozen berries

10. Lemon love


2 tablespoons of fresh lemon juice

½ cup of coconut milk

2 scoops of vanilla protein powder

Handful of ice

11. Chunky Monkey


1/3 cup of walnut pieces

1 tablespoon of cocoa powder

½ cup of water

1 frozen banana

Handful ice

12. Cherry Coconut Smoothie


2 cups of frozen pitted cherries

1 tablespoons of fresh lime juice

1 cup of coconut water

13. Avocado Smoothie


1 avocado

2 frozen bananas

400ml milk of choice

14. Greek Yogurt Smoothie


1 ripe frozen mango

1/4 teaspoon of cinnamon

2 teaspoons of greek yogurt

15. Kale Banana Smoothie


½ cup of frozen kale

½ frozen banana

½ cup of coconut water

16. Pine Colada


¾ cup of coconut water

1/2a frozen banana

¾ cup of frozen pineapples

17. Pineapple Mint Smoothie


3 cups of sliced pineapples

¼ cup of fresh mint leaves

1 ½ cup of ice

½ cup of cold water

18. High Protein Smoothie


½ cup of cottage cheese

1 cup of cantaloupe

1 scoop of whey protein powder

19. Sweet Green Smoothie


½ cup of frozen raspberries

½ cup of spinach/kale

1 cup of milk of choice

20. Healing Smoothie


1 peeled green apple

½ cup of frozen spinach

½ inch peeled ginger

½ cup of water

21. Hot Smoothie


1 navel orange

1 red bell pepper

1 tablespoon of coconut oil

22. Watermelon Basil Smoothie


5 cups of watermelon

½ cup of coconut water

4 large basil leaves

23. Creamsicle Smoothie


1 cup of frozen peaches

½ cup of orange

cup vanilla flavored milk of choice

24. Cucumber Spinach Smoothie


½  green apple

½ cucumber

¾ cup of spinach

200ml of water

Final word

These recipes are very simple, so you should try them right away. All you need is a blender and the ingredients. Now go blend, and don’t forget to share your experience.

How often do you make breakfast smoothies?

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3/4 cup coconut oil in the first one, seriously? Sounds anything but tasty 😛 must be an accident…

Kay Blinebury
Kay Blinebury

My thought too. I think it should be coconut milk. Who would intentionally consume 3/4 cup of coconut oil?


How much ice do you use for these recipes? I would like to try them but have never made a Smoothie.


Are these all single serves?? There seems a lot in some and little in others.

E. Stephens
E. Stephens

The peanut butter bannana smoothie is so good!!!

Gerland Cunningham
Gerland Cunningham

What if you’re a diabetic