Smoothies are always great for working into your diet plan. Not only do they provide great nutrition in the form of fruits and vegetables, but they also work great as a snack, post-workout recharge, or even as a healthy breakfast. If you need healthy nutrition on the go, smoothies are always a great-tasting way to get just that.
This smoothie recipe was designed with your heart in mind. It blends together fruits that are rich in vitamin C and antioxidants with veggies that are packed with lutein, folate, potassium, iron, and fiber. There’s even some avocado thrown in for good measure to give you a healthy dose of monounsaturated fat. Flax seeds round out the mix with a heart healthy burst of omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids.
Give your heart a boost with this awesome smoothie recipe. It’s delicious – and don’t worry about the green! All you taste are the fruits!
A Heart-y Smoothie Recipe
1 orange, peeled and deseeded
2 handfuls of fresh baby spinach
1/2 cup blueberries
1/2 cup raspberries
1/4 cup avocado
1 tablespoon flax seed oil
In a blender, blend together all of the ingredients until creamy. You may need to pulse gradually to get the desired consistency.