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What Should I Drink to Help Lose Weight?

It’s safe to say that there is no magic bullet beverage that is the key to weight loss. But choosing […]

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

Iced Caramel Macchiato

The perfect blend of coffee, almond milk, protein shake, and caramel. Shake up and enjoy this iced coffee drink.
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
 

  • Add cold brew coffee, shake packet, and half the caramel syrup into a Profile Blender Bottle and shake well.
  • 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
Get the Mocha Latte Shake!
Maple Pecan Latte

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.
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
 

  • Add water, unsweetened almond milk, and shake to Profile blender bottle
  • Shake well
  • Add coffee to blender bottle
  • Close tightly and gently shake
  • CAUTION: Carefully vent blender bottle before fully opening
  • Pour into large coffee mug
  • Top with whipped topping
  • 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
Photo of Pumpkin Spice Latte Mix

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.
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
 

  • Add Profile Pumpkin Spice shake and coffee into a shaker bottle and shake well.
  • Pour into a large coffee mug and microwave until you've reached desired temp, about 2 minutes total.
  • You can also pour into a large mug with ice and serve cold.
  • 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

Fiber Drinks

Coffee not your thing? That’s okay! We have some suggestions for fiber drinks that will supplement your weight loss by keeping you fuller, longer. Trust us, none of these taste like any weight loss fiber drink you’ve ever tried!

Energizing Iced Tea

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.
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
 

  • Pour 4 oz. of water into a microwave-safe cup. Microwave on high for 1 minute.
  • Add a green tea bag and steep until desired degree of color.
  • Cool and add Profile Fruit Drink mix with an additional 4-6 oz. of cold water.
  • Stir well and serve over ice cubes.
Keyword Meal Replacement, Refreshing Profile Drinks
Fruity infused ice recipe

Fruity Infused Ice

A delicious splash of fruit and ice! Try it out for a low-carb profile-friendly refresher.
Prep Time 5 mins
Total Time 2 hrs
Course Dessert
Cuisine American, Profile

Equipment

  • Ice cube trays

Ingredients
  

  • Profile Iced Tea or Strawberry Kiwi Drink Mix
  • 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 or Strawberry Kiwi Green 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 getting poured into a wine glass.

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!
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
 

  • Pour ginger ale into a shaker bottle, add orange and rum extract and contents of drink package.
  • 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.
  • Pour into wine glass.
Keyword Mocktail, Mocktails for Weight Loss, Profile Dessert

Mocktails

These are some of our favorite weight loss drinks! Fun and festive, there is something for everyone with these recipes below. Enjoy!

“White Russian” Shake

“White Russian” Shake

This smooth and creamy coffee-flavored mocktail is mmm mmm good! Do yourself a favor and shake up this recipe!
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
 

  • Place contents of shake package into blender or shaker bottle.
  • Add coffee extract and water and blend until smooth.
  • Pour into a rocks glass.
Keyword Mocktail, Mocktails for Weight Loss, Profile Dessert, Profile Mocktail, Profile Treat
Orange “Bellini”

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!”
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
 

  • Pour diet ginger ale or sparkling water into a shaker bottle and add contents of drink package.
  • 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.
  • Pour drink into a champagne glass, drop in a few frozen raspberries and enjoy!
Keyword Profile Mocktail, Profile-approved, Profile-Friendly Recipes
Chocolate Gingerbread “Martini” Shake

Chocolate Gingerbread “Martini” Shake

This mocktail gives yummy chocolate a unique holiday-twist by adding a season staple: gingerbread! What’s not to love?!
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
 

  • Place contents of shake package into blender or shaker bottle.
  • Add cinnamon, nutmeg, syrup, and water and blend until smooth.
  • Pour into a martini glass.
Keyword Mocktail, Mocktails for Weight Loss, Profile Mocktail
How can I feel MORE awake without coffee or caffeine?

Not everyone wants to wake up with a cup of joe, here are some other ways to feel awake without caffeine:
1. Morning stretches to get that blood flowing
2. Exercise – nothing like getting your heart beating to wake you up!
3. Drink water! Fatigue is a common sign of being de-hydrated.