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13 treat-inspired smoothies to help you combat SERIOUS sugar cravings

Do you ever have cravings for chocolate, biscuits, apple pies, gingerbread or just SUGAR in general?

Sometimes it’s so hard to stay on track with your weight loss goals, with so much sweet stuff around.

In this article, we’ve rounded up 13 delicious Healthy Mummy Smoothie recipes that will satisfy your sweet tooth while keeping you full and on track with your weight loss.

Healthy Mummy Smoothies are the perfect meal to enjoy when you want to indulge in something sweet, without undoing all the hard work you’ve put in already on the 28 Day Weight Loss Challenge.

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13 weight loss smoothies to combat sugar cravings

1. Banana Mocha Smoothie

Banana Mocha Smoothie

When you fancy some coffee ice cream, try the Banana Mocha Smoothie and enjoy the coffee kick!

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Recipe available in the 28 Day Weight Loss Challenge recipe hub.

2. Shortbread Smoothie

Shortbread Smoothie

Mmmm a shortbread biscuit seems innocent enough, but seriously, who can stop at 1? Try this sweet smoothie instead, recipe below.

Ingredients

  • 2 scoops Healthy Mummy Smoothie mix Vanilla (25g)
  • Dash of vanilla extract
  • Pinch of salt
  • 1 tbsp ground almonds (15g)
  • 1 tsp maple syrup (5ml)
  • 1/2 frozen banana (45g)
  • 300ml water
  • Ice

Method

Blend on high speed until well combined.

3. Figgy Pudding Smoothie

Figgy Pudding Smoothie

Sweet and sticky figs can stop sugar cravings in their tracks. Find this one in the 28 Day Weight Loss Challenge recipe hub.

4. Sneaky Snickers

Sneaky-Snickers-Warm-Smoothie

Do you fancy a chocolate bar? The Sneaky Snickers smoothie will hit the spot! Enjoy it warm on a cool morning.

5. Rocky Road Smoothie

Rocky Road Smoothie

Can’t choose between the strawberry AND chocolate smoothie powder? You don’t have to with the Rocky Road Smoothie!

6. Gingerbread Man Smoothie

Christmas Gingerbread Smoothie

It doesn’t have to be Christmas to have a craving for gingerbread! This smoothie will totally hit the spot. Grab it from the 28 Day Weight Loss Challenge recipe hub.

7. Chocolate Power Smoothie

chocolate smoothie

This would be a great lunch to have when you have chocolate on the brain. The Chocolate Power Smoothie recipe is right here.

8. Apple Pie Smoothie

Apple Pie Smoothie

Yes you can have breakfast that tastes like dessert with this delicious Apple Pie Smoothie!

9. Choc Nut Pudding Smoothie

Choc Nut Pudding Smoothie

Chocolate and peanut butter feature quite a lot in chocolate bars and desserts, and here’s your chance to make it healthier with the goodness of mild-tasting baby leaf spinach. Check out the 28 Day Weight Loss Challenge recipe hub for the Choc Nut Pudding Smoothie ingredients.

10. Caramel Cheesecake Smoothie

One And Only Caramel Smoothie

The flavours of cheesecake can be a massive craving crisis, or you can turn them into a healthy meal instead. Grab the recipe from the 28 Day Weight Loss Challenge hub.

11. Chocolate Biscuit Smoothie

Tim Tam Smoothie

Who doesn’t love a tasty chocolate biscuit? Now, you can drink it in the form of a smoothie! Grab the Chocolate Biscuit Smoothie recipe here.

12. Chocolate Doughnut Smoothie

Healthy Chocolate Doughnut Smoothie

If the doughnuts at the supermarket are calling you, head home and make this instead! While this is NOT any everyday smoothie (not with the added melted chocolate on the top and on the inside of the cup).

BUT we firmly believe in moderation and with two scoops of our Healthy Mummy Smoothie Mix in this decadent delight, you are guaranteed a lot of vitamins and minerals and nutrition with your indulgence!

Ingredients

  • 1 wheat cereal biscuit eg Weetabix (15g)
  • 1 cup reduced-fat milk of choice (250ml)
  • 2 tsp cacao/cocoa powder (8g)
  • 2 tbsp Healthy Mummy Smoothie Mix Chocolate (25g)
  • 60g melted dark chocolate (optional) 

Method

Chocolate flourishes – part 1
  1. Line a flat baking tray with baking paper
  2. Pour 3/4 melted dark chocolate thinly onto baking paper in desired pattern
  3. Place in freezer until set
Chocolate flourishes – part 2
  1. Pour remaining melted dark chocolate in desired pattern on the side of your chosen smoothie cups
  2. Place cups inside freezer until chocolate is set – about 10 minutes (make sure to use freezer safe glass fragile glass may break in the freezer if you forget to take them out)
Smoothie
  1. Put wheat biscuit in a blender (leaving a few pinches aside for decoration if desired), pour over milk and leave for a few minutes, until wheat biscuit is mushy.
  2. Add remaining ingredients and blend until well combined.
  3. Add set chocolate flourishes and wheat sprinkles (if desired)
  4. Can be made with heated milk and drunk warm.

13. Mint Chocolate Sundae

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If the drive-through sundae has been on your mind, here’s a MUCH healthier way to indulge! You can get the recipe if you are a member of the 28 Day Weight Loss Challenge.

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