Diet Smoothies for Weight Loss – Just as Tasty as Steak ‘n’ Shake!
Diet Smoothies for weight loss can be just as tasty as Steak ‘n’ Shakes Pumpkin Spice Milkshake, and with a lot fewer calories, fat, and carbs!!
Easy Pumpkin Pie Shake with WHEY Protein Powder is a very delicious shake; healthy, fulfilling, low in calories, fat, and carbs!
The best thing of all is it can easily be made right from your very own kitchen!
Diet Smoothies for Weight Loss
Diet smoothies for weight loss are great meal replacements, but they can also be very tasty.
One day I was just experimenting with a new smoothie and being that it was Fall, I decided I had a taste for pumpkin. I thought this mixture was perfect.
This smoothie will keep you full for about 2 or 3 hours, so it’s good to have a healthy snack close by for later.
I couldn’t believe that I used unsweetened Almond milk for this recipe! The sweetness will surprise you!
Steak ‘n’ Shake Pumpkin Spice Milkshake
Although the Steak ‘n’ Shake Pumpkin Spice Milkshake looks delicious, beware of its nutritional facts.
One regular Pumpkin Spice Milkshake has 640 Calories, 18 grams of fat, and 111 grams of carbohydrates!
If you are anything like me, when you walk into a restaurant of this type, the first thing you notice are the signs and pictures of their famous milkshakes posted everywhere.
Next thing you know, you’re at the register ordering a large Pumpkin Spice Milkshake instead of the garden salad you had intended on getting.
I know it takes the fun out of it when looking at the details, but if you’re serious about trying to lose weight or maintain weight, these things are very important.
Most restaurants today, are required to list the calories of each food item on the menu, but that’s just the calories.
Seeing the calories is “bad news” enough, but they don’t reveal the additional nutritional information, that is also very important.
Yes, it’s important to know how many calories is in the foods we eat, but if it’s primarily from fiber and protein, it’s much better than if it’s from sugar, saturated fat, trans fat, and unhealthy carbs.
Let’s look at the detailed nutritional facts for Steak ‘n’ Shakes Pumpkin Spice Milkshake;
Nutritional Facts for 1 regular milkshake
- Calories = 640
- Total Fat = 18 grams
- Saturated Fat = 13 grams
- Cholesterol = 70 mg
- Sodium = 290 mg
- Total Carbohydrates = 111 grams
- Sugars = 100 grams
- Protein = 16 grams
Breaking it down even more, here is the calorie breakdown for this particular milkshake;
- 66% is coming from Carbs
- 24% is coming from fat
- 19 % is coming from protein
Easy Pumpkin Pie Shake w/ Whey Protein Powder
Diet Smoothies for weight loss
223 calories / 5.9 grams fat / 15.5 carbs
10 oz Unsweetened Almond Milk
1 scoop Vanilla Ice Cream Whey Protein
1/2 cup Pumpkin Puree
1 tsp Pumpkin Spice
1/4 tsp Cinnamon
1/4 tsp Nutmeg
2 tbsp Extra Creamy Whipped topping (optional)
1 tsp Vanilla Flavoring Extract (optional; 12 cal)
How to Prepare:
Add all the ingredients to a blender and blend until creamy and thick. Add more ice if necessary to reach the desired thickness.
In the video, I tried using my Ninja single serve blender cup, but as you can see, it was too small for this shake if you add the ice. (Please see my recommendation below.
Drink and Enjoy!
I would recommend using a larger blender.
The Ninja BL770 Mega Kitchen Blender/Food Processor has everything you need to make all your favorite smoothies, although the one I own is the BL660.
If I could do it again, I would have get the BL770 instead because of the extra attachments.
eBAY has a great deal on it right now too!
A Few more of my smoothie creations are down below:
Blueberry and Yogurt Smoothie w/ Cinnamon-n-Oats
(Total 313 Calories | 28.3 grams of Protein)
- 1/2 cup Plain Greek Yogurt
- 1 cup Vanilla Soy or Almond milk
- 1/2 tsp Cinnamon
- 1/2 cup Oats
- 1 tsp Brown Sugar “Lite” or Truvia
- 1 cup Water or add ice
- 1/2 cup Blueberries (optional)
In a blender, add ice, plain Greek yogurt, Soy or Almond milk, cinnamon, raw oats, Truvia or lite brown sugar, and blueberries (frozen berries is okay).
Blend until mixture is creamy and well mixed. If the mixture is thicker than you like, you can gradually add water until it’s the right consistency.
Drink and enjoy!
Banana Berry Nut-n-Honey Smoothie
Total 383 Calories | 16.6 grams of Protein
• Greek Yogurt (Vanilla or Plain) – ½ cup
• Soy Milk (Vanilla or Plain) -½ cup [can substitute with Almond Milk – unsweetened]
• Banana – ½
• Blackberries – ½ Cup
• Almond Butter – 1 TBSP
• Honey 64 Calories -½ TSP
• Cinnamon (optional) – ½ TSP
Pour all the ingredients into a blender. Blend well. You can add ice if it’s not thick enough.
Drink and enjoy!
Pumpkin Pie Shake Nutrition Facts
- Calories = 223
- Fat = 5.9 grams
- Saturated Fat = 1.1 grams
- Cholesterol = 35 mg
- Sodium = 252 mg
- Carbs = 15.5 grams
- Protein = 26.4 grams
- Potassium = 375 mg
- Fiber = 5 grams
I’m pretty sure if you try this recipe, you won’t be disappointed!
It’s so delicious!
417 calories less, 12.1 grams less fat, and 95.5 grams less carbohydrates!
You will be totally amazed with it. It will definitely satisfy your sweet tooth!
Steak ‘n’ Shake Pumpkin Spice Milkshake
my Pumpkin Pie Shake w/ Whey Protein
I hope you enjoyed this recipe review and comparison of the two pumpkin spice shakes.
I just wanted to share another creation I’ve added for diet smoothies for weight loss!
Enjoy the great taste and still lose weight!
If you try it, please let me know what you think.
I really do think you will love this one!
It’s so creamy, thick, and just enough sweetness!
Satisfies my craving for pumpkin pie!
I mentioned a little about my Ninja blender earlier. I actually did a review on this particular product;
I look forward to hearing from you.