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What Should I Drink to Help Lose Weight?

Three fall coffee recipes that are healthy

It’s safe to say that there is no magic bullet beverage that is the key to weight loss. But choosing the right drinks can help boost your metabolism, increase your protein intake and reduce hunger.

Here are 9 recipe ideas to help you be strategic about what you drink to enhance your weight loss journey.

Coffee Drinks

Let’s start with coffee! Not a fan of black coffee? Then these popular coffee drinks for weight loss are for you. Caffeine can stimulate your metabolism and suppress your hunger. Mix them up and enjoy.

Iced Caramel Macchiato

The perfect blend of coffee, almond milk, protein shake, and caramel. Shake up and enjoy this iced coffee drink.
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COURSE
Drinks
INGREDIENTS
  • 1 package Profile Mocha Latte Shake
  • 6 oz. cold brew coffee
  • 1 tbsp. sugar-free caramel syrup divided
  • ½ cup unsweetened almond milk
  • Handful of ice
INSTRUCTIONS
  1. Add cold brew coffee, shake packet, and half the caramel syrup into a Profile Blender Bottle and shake well.
  2. In a large glass, add ice and pour shake over ice. Add the almond milk and drizzle remaining caramel syrup on top. Enjoy!
     
     
NOTES
Profile Exchange: 1 Meal Replacement, 2 flex foods
 
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Maple Pecan Latte

Cozy up with this low-fat latte. Full of rich espresso flavor with notes of maple syrup, you can make this healthy coffee drink right from home.
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PREP TIME
5 mins
COURSE
Drinks, Meal Replacement
CUISINE
American
SERVINGS
1
INGREDIENTS
  • 1 packet Profile Maple Pecan Shake
  • 2 oz Water
  • 4 oz Unsweetened almond milk
  • 8 oz Fresh-brewed coffee
  • Sugar-free, fat-free whipped topping optional
INSTRUCTIONS
  1. Add water, unsweetened almond milk, and shake to Profile blender bottle
  2. Shake well
  3. Add coffee to blender bottle
  4. Close tightly and gently shake
  5. CAUTION: Carefully vent blender bottle before fully opening
  6. Pour into large coffee mug
  7. Top with whipped topping
  8. Enjoy!
NOTES

Profile exchange: 1 Profile meal replacement, 2 flex foods

KEYWORD
coffee for weight loss, healthy coffee, low-fat latte, Profile by Sanford Protein Shake, Profile-approved Coffee

Pumpkin Spice Latte

Get your fall favor fix with this coffee drink. A low-calorie drink that is the perfect blend of pumpkin with cinnamon and nutmeg.
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COURSE
Drinks
CUISINE
American, Profile
SERVINGS
1
INGREDIENTS
  • 1 packet Profile Pumpkin Spice Shake
  • 8 oz. brewed coffee, cooled
  • Fat-free whipped topping
  • Pumpkin pie spice
INSTRUCTIONS
  1. Add Profile Pumpkin Spice shake and coffee into a shaker bottle and shake well.
  2. Pour into a large coffee mug and microwave until you've reached desired temp, about 2 minutes total.
  3. You can also pour into a large mug with ice and serve cold.
  4. Top with fat-free whipped topping and a sprinkle of pumpkin pie spice. Enjoy your pumpkin spice latte!
NOTES

Profile exchange: 1 meal replacement

KEYWORD
Healthy Pumpkin Spice Recipes, Pumpkin Spice Shake

Energizing Iced Tea

Nothing is better on a hot day (or any time, really), than a nice cold, refreshing and energizing iced tea. Check out this iced tea recipe.
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TOTAL TIME
5 mins
COURSE
Drinks
CUISINE
American, Profile
INGREDIENTS
  • 1 pkg. Profile Fruit Drink in your choice of flavor
  • 1 green tea bag
  • 8-10 oz. of water
INSTRUCTIONS
  1. Pour 4 oz. of water into a microwave-safe cup. Microwave on high for 1 minute.
  2. Add a green tea bag and steep until desired degree of color.
  3. Cool and add Profile Fruit Drink mix with an additional 4-6 oz. of cold water.
  4. Stir well and serve over ice cubes.
NOTES
KEYWORD
Meal Replacement, Refreshing Profile Drinks

Fruity Infused Ice

A delicious splash of fruit and ice! Try it out for a low-carb profile-friendly refresher.
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PREP TIME
5 mins
TOTAL TIME
2 hrs
COURSE
Dessert
CUISINE
American, Profile
EQUIPMENT
  • Ice cube trays
 
INGREDIENTS
  • Profile Iced Tea 
  • Fruit of your choice kiwi, strawberries, berries, lemon, lime or pineapple
  • Water
INSTRUCTIONS
  • Cut fruit into small slices or cubes.
  • Place fruit in ice cube trays.
  • Pour water into each square on the tray and freeze.
  • When ready to serve, pour Profile Energizing Iced Tea over ice and enjoy!
NOTES

Profile Exchanges: > 1 g carb

 

Get the drink mixes from our online store!

KEYWORD
Dessert, Desserts for Weight Loss, Profile Snacks, Profile Treat

Mixed Fruit Punch

This fruit punch recipe has a rich fruit flavor that will leave you feeling bold and classy. You won't even realize you're drinking a satisfying fiber drink!
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COURSE
Dessert, Drinks
CUISINE
American, Profile
INGREDIENTS
  • 1 package Profile Mixed Fruit Fiber Drink
  • ¼ tsp orange extract
  • ¼ tsp rum extract
  • 8-10 oz diet ginger ale
INSTRUCTIONS
  1. Pour ginger ale into a shaker bottle, add orange and rum extract and contents of drink package.
  2. Close shaker bottle and press down tightly on cap. Shake until contents are blended, venting a few times. BE CAREFUL! Open shaker bottle slowly to relieve the pressure.
  3. Pour into wine glass.
NOTES
KEYWORD
Mocktail, Mocktails for Weight Loss, Profile Dessert

“White Russian” Shake

This smooth and creamy coffee-flavored mocktail is mmm mmm good! Do yourself a favor and shake up this recipe!
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COURSE
Snack
CUISINE
American
INGREDIENTS
  • 1 package Profile Vanilla Cake Batter Shake
  • ¼ tsp coffee extract
  • A drop of sugar-free chocolate syrup
  • 8-10 oz cold water
INSTRUCTIONS
  1. Place contents of shake package into blender or shaker bottle.
  2. Add coffee extract and water and blend until smooth.
  3. Pour into a rocks glass.
NOTES
KEYWORD
Mocktail, Mocktails for Weight Loss, Profile Dessert, Profile Mocktail, Profile Treat

Orange “Bellini”

This light and refreshing “bellini” tastes as delicious as it looks. Perfectly bubbly with a yummy citrus taste that’ll make you go “Ahh!”
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COURSE
Dessert, Drinks
CUISINE
American, Profile
INGREDIENTS
  • 1 package Profile Orange Fruit Drink
  • 8-10 oz diet ginger ale or sparkling water
  • Frozen raspberries for garnish
INSTRUCTIONS
  1. Pour diet ginger ale or sparkling water into a shaker bottle and add contents of drink package.
  2. Close shaker bottle and press down tightly on the cap. Shake until contents are blended, venting a few times. BE CAREFUL! Open shaker bottle slowly to relieve the pressure.
  3. Pour drink into a champagne glass, drop in a few frozen raspberries and enjoy!
NOTES
KEYWORD
Profile Mocktail, Profile-approved, Profile-Friendly Recipes

Chocolate Gingerbread “Martini” Shake

This mocktail gives yummy chocolate a unique holiday-twist by adding a season staple: gingerbread! What’s not to love?!
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COURSE
Dessert, Drinks, Snack
CUISINE
Profile
INGREDIENTS
  • 1 package Profile Chocolate Brownie Shake Mix
  • Pinch of cinnamon
  • Pinch of nutmeg
  • Pinch of ground ginger
  • A drop of sugar-free pancake syrup
  • 8-10 oz cold water
INSTRUCTIONS
  1. Place contents of shake package into blender or shaker bottle.
  2. Add cinnamon, nutmeg, syrup, and water and blend until smooth.
  3. Pour into a martini glass.
NOTES
KEYWORD
Mocktail, Mocktails for Weight Loss, Profile Mocktail