When you're tired, sitting on the couch eating potato chips and watching TV seems like the only sensible option. Revitalize your body by sipping diet wizard Dr. Oz's miracle energy drinks. You'll lose weight and feel as fabulous as you look. Get ready to toss the chips and reach for the skinny jeans with these energizing recipes, which are designed to boost your metabolism. Bonus: they contain protein to help you curb cravings. And a new study shows that diets high in protein help your body to burn more calories: click here for the skinny!
Super Energizer Smoothie Ingredients
- 1/2 cup cold water
- 2 scoops of chocolate whey protein powder
- 1 tsp granulated coffee
- 3 to 4 frozen strawberries
- 5 ice cubes
- 500 mg glutamine
Directions: Pour water into blender and begin mixing on lowest speed. Add 2 scoops of whey protein powder and blend for 10 seconds. Gradually add ice cubes, frozen fruit, coffee and glutamine and then blend on high speed for 1 minute, until ingredients are completely mixed. Serve cold. Glutamine is a supplement that Dr. Oz says helps to flatten your belly.
Pineapple-Mint Infused Water Ingredients
- 1/4 pineapple
- 6-8 mint leaves
- 10 cups of water
- 1 tsp lemon juice
Directions: Add 10 cups water into pitcher or large bowl. Peel and cut pineapple into triangles, and pour pineapple and mint leaves into water. Refrigerate ingredients for at least 3 hours before drinking, and strain before serving. Keep refrigerated up to 2 days. Mint can refresh your mouth, minimizing your desire to nosh, while pineapple helps with digestion.