Cool Tip: Caffeine and an antioxidant called catechin are thought to stimulate your nervous system and increase fat-burning, so green tea can help you shed pounds and trim your waist.
Green tea is one of the top fat-burning foods, thanks to a metabolism-boosting compound known as EGCG.
This rich smoothie is perfect if you get tired of sipping hot green tea. Flavored with cayenne spices, lemon, and agave nectar, it provides all the nutritional benefits of green tea and will fill you up, to boot.
Spiced Green Tea Smoothie Recipe
Prep Time: 30 minutes
Cook Time: 5 minutes
3/4 cup strong green tea, chilled
1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper
Juice of 1 lemon (2-3 TBSP)
2 teaspoons agave nectar
1 small pear, skin on, cut into pieces
2 tablespoons fat-free plain yogurt
6-8 ice cubes
Put all ingredients in blender. Blend until smooth. Drink cold.
This Recipe Is
Low Saturated Fat