Swimsuit Cleanse Smoothie Recipes

Dr. Caroline Apovian, author of The Overnight Diet, shares her secret for losing weight fast: drinking your meals. These 4 smoothies will help you get swimsuit-ready fast!

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If you’re hoping to look and feel great in your swimsuit this summer, you’ve come to the right place. These smoothies are part of Dr. Caroline Apovian's swimsuit cleanse. Get the complete cleanse guidelines to see how these smoothies can help you shed the pounds by the time you've got to hit the beach.

Directions

Banana Latte
Everybody loves a latte. This banana-flavored coffee smoothie is so good, and you definitely can’t get it at your local coffee shop. Enjoy this as a healthy pick-me-up any time of day.

Ingredients
1 scoop protein powder (whey or soy)
1 cup fat-free milk
3/4 cup strong, black coffee (decaf is okay)
2 bananas, sliced
1 cup ice cubes

Directions
Blend ingredients together and enjoy!
Crispy Apple
Give this juicy smoothie a twist by going for a tart Granny Smith apple, or make a sweeter version with Red Gold, Golden Delicious, Honeycrisp or Fuji apples.

Ingredients
1 scoop protein powder (whey or soy)
1 cup water
1 apple, cored, seeded and quartered
1 medium orange, peeled and quartered
1 banana, sliced
2 handfuls spinach
1 medium carrot, peeled and sliced

Directions
Blend ingredients together and enjoy!

[pagebreak] Orange Zest
Juice up your day with America’s favorite citrus fruit.

Ingredients
1 cup fat-free plain Greek yogurt
Zest of one whole orange
1 whole seedless orange, quartered (including the flesh, sections and pith)
1/2 banana sliced
1 Italian plum, pitted (or regular plum)
Juice of whole lemon
3 large Swiss chard leaves, deribbed

Directions
Blend ingredients together and enjoy!
Kale Margarita
There’s nothing like a margarita to make your day. Bitter kale, sweet mango and succulent coconut water make up for the lack of tequila.

Ingredients
1 scoop protein powder (whey or soy)
2-3 cups destemmed and chopped kale
2 cups peeled and cubed mango
1 1/2 cups prepared margarita mix
1/2 cup coconut water
1 cup ice

Directions
Blend ingredients together and enjoy!