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There are a lot of good smoothie recipes out there, but unfortunately, many of them are not as diet friendly as you’d like to think. Here you can browse through my collection of Weight Watchers Smoothie Recipes and find some that are super tasty, yet still low in Points.

Strawberry Oatmeal Smoothie – 4 Smart Points

I’m trying to increase my protein intake, and for me, one of the easiest ways to do that is to add a protein shake to my day. I’ve got a couple of favorite store bought ones, but I wanted to try and get the same flavors and textures at home. One of the downsides of protein shakes is that if you don’t do it right, you end up with a grainy texture – which I dislike. I also tend to have to adjust the ingredients slightly, and then again, so I end up with enough smoothie for the next week. I had a bunch of strawberries to use up, and added a ripe banana as well so that I could have the extra vitamins before my walk. The oatmeal adds some fiber to help me stay full longer, as well as being heart healthy. Almond milk is always an alternative…

Green Smoothie – 5 Points +

Smoothies make great breakfasts and snacks. They are quick and easy to make, perfect to take on the run. You can make a batch of smoothies ahead of time, and just pour out a glass for a quick breakfast or delicious snack. I used half spinach and half kale, a long with a pear and mango. I love the tropical flavor of the mango and the pear adds a delicious sweetness. The yogurt helps to create a smooth texture. Smoothies store well in the refrigerator, make some extra for a quick and easy snack the next day.

Tropical Strawberry Smoothie

Tropical Strawberry Smoothie Recipe – 2 Points +

Get a healthy dose of the tropics with this light and easy Tropical Strawberry Smoothie Recipe! I absolutely love this flavor combination, and each serving boasts a tremendous dose of vitamin C and potassium. With no added sugar, and all natural ingredients this smoothie makes a great idea for a healthy breakfast or snack on the go.

Pumpkin Pie Smoothie

Pumpkin Pie Smoothie Recipe – 3 Points +

Well, here we are in September after Labor Day, and that means Fall is just around the corner. And so will begin the season of endless fantastical Fall recipes that will have you packing on some serious pounds if you aren’t careful. But I’ve got some amazing Fall Weight Watchers Recipes that are SO good and yet still low in Points +.

Low Calorie Orange Julius

Low Calorie Orange Julius Recipe – 4 Points +

A reader recently wrote in and asked if I could make an attempt at a copycat Orange Julius Recipe that was Weight Watchers friendly. Well, when I was younger, I used to get an Orange Julius almost every time I went to the mall, and her email got me feeling all nostalgic. Do Orange Julius locations even still exist?

The Sleep Dr's Sleep Slim Smoothie

The Sleep Dr’s Sleep Slim Smoothie Recipe – 6 Points +

After hearing about The Sleep Doctor’s Sleep Slim Smoothie on the Dr. Oz Show, I decided to give this smoothie recipe a try. With a toddler an a 6 month old, I get pretty worn down, and I so I was definitely game for trying just about anything that would help me get more out of the few hours of sleep I can get. So I whipped up a batch for me and my husband.

DIY Light Frappuccino

DIY Light Frappuccino Recipe – 2 Points

In about as much time as it takes to stand in line at Starbucks and order one of their Grande Light Frappuccinos, you can make one yourself at home and save about $4.00. Just try this Frozen Blended Cappuccino Recipe and enjoy the creamy, coffee flavored goodness that you know and love. Each DIY Frappuccino has just 2 Points +.

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