Eight Smoothie Recipes To Prevent Heart Attacks And Lower Your Risk Of Cancer

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Although the mainstream media has tried to tell us for years that fat is bad, they weren’t specific enough in their instructions. Trans-fats, like the kind found in vegetable oils and margarine truly are bad for you. However, healthy fats are vital to a nutritious diet.

Healthy fats, such as avocados, nuts, and seeds provide our bodies with improved immune systems, so we naturally fight off flu and cold viruses, they help prevent most diseases including Alzheimer’s, diabetes, arthritis, heart disease, and even cancer.

If you find it difficult to get all those healthy fats into your daily diet, we have found a tasty, easy way to do exactly that: Smoothies! What better way to get things going than a healthy smoothie in the morning, especially one that is loaded with healthy fats.

Sounds delish, right? Keep reading! We have some terrific recipes to help get you started!

 

1. Green-Green Avocado Smoothie

This is a great choice for mornings when you want to get plenty of nutrition in but not a lot of calories. This smoothie is super cleansing as well.

Ingredients:

  • 1 Large kale leaf, roughly chopped (don’t use the stem)
  • 1/2 Tablespoon of hemp seeds
  • 1 Medium banana, peeled and sliced (you can freeze it if you like)
  • ½ Medium ripe avocado, peeled and cut into chunks
  • 1 Teaspoon of lemon juice
  • 2 Dates (remove the pits)
  • 1 Cup of almond milk

Instructions:

To make this easier to blend, add the kale leaf in your blender first and pulse for a few seconds, then add the ingredients in the order given. Blend until very smooth. Makes one 12 ounce serving.

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2. Super Blue Super Energy Smoothie

If you can, use wild blueberries for this for added nutrition and energy. If you can’t get them, no worries, frozen blueberries or fresh ones that you have frozen will work just fine.

Ingredients:

  • 1 Cup of frozen blueberries
  • 2 Small bananas
  • 1 Cup of organic leaf lettuce, your choice (you can use kale also if you like)
  • ½ Ripe, smaller sized avocado, cut into pieces
  • 1.5 Cups of coconut water
  • 1 Date (pitted)
  • ¼ Teaspoon of cinnamon
  • ½ Scoop of plant based protein powder (optional)

Instructions:

Place everything in your blender or food processor and blend until completely smooth and creamy. You can add a dash of stevia if you like, but this is optional.

 

3. Super Recovery Smoothie

Although many people drink their smoothies in the morning, some prefer to have them post exercise. This one is designed to really help your body recover more quickly after a hard workout. This recipe makes 2 servings.

Ingredients:

  • 1 16-ounce bottle of cherry chia kombucha tea (available in most health food stores)
  • 1 Cup of coconut water
  • 2 Cups of organic strawberries, greens removed (freeze them for a really cold treat)
  • 1 Small, organic avocado skin removed and cut into chunks
  • 1 Teaspoon of turmeric powder
  • ½ Teaspoon of freshly grated ginger
  • 1 Pinch of black pepper (for absorption)
  • 2 Cups of kale, stalks removed
  • 3 Teaspoons of raw, organic honey
  • 2 Tablespoons of hemp seeds

Instructions:

Place everything in your blender or food processor and blend until smooth. This recipe serves two.

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4. Simply Green Smoothie

This is the perfect smoothie for people on the go. Cut up everything the night before and it whips together in a minute so you can take it with you.

Ingredients:

  • 1 Large avocado, peeled and cut into chunks
  • 1 Cup of kale leaves, torn into pieces (remove the stem)
  • ½ Cup of frozen blueberries
  • ½ Cup of pineapple
  • 1 Cup of baby spinach
  • ½ Sliced cucumber
  • 1 Cup of coconut water

Instructions:

Pour the coconut water into your blender, then add the avocado, kale, blueberries, pineapple, spinach, and cucumber. Blend until smooth. Serve immediately. This recipe makes two servings.

 

5. The Perfect Pear Smoothie

This is a terrific smoothie for detox and pear fans alike. Makes two servings or put half in the fridge as an afternoon snack.

Ingredients:

  • 3 Cups of coconut water
  • 2 Cups of organic pears, cored, cut into chunks and frozen (you can use any pear that is in season but Comice pears are super sweet)
  • 3 Cups of organic leaf lettuce (your choice)
  • 1 Small avocado, peeled and pit removed
  • 2 Tablespoons of lemon juice
  • 2 Tablespoons of walnuts
  • 1 Teaspoon of real vanilla
  • 3 Medjool dates, pitted

Instructions:

Put everything into a blender or food processor and blend on high until smooth.

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6. Nutty Cherry Chia Smoothie

This smoothie has a unique taste that you will love! If you have a busy day ahead of you, this is the smoothie for you!

Ingredients:

  • 1.5 Cups of frozen dark cherries, pits removed
  • 1 Orange (any variety) peeled and cut in half
  • 2 Cups baby spinach
  • 2 Tablespoons of chia seeds
  • ¼ Teaspoon cinnamon
  • 3 Cups of cashew milk
  • 1 Teaspoon of real vanilla

Instructions:

Place everything in your blender or food processor and mix on high until smooth and creamy. This recipe serves 2.

 

7. No Avocado Smoothie

If you aren’t a fan of the taste of avocado’s, or if you just want a change of pace, give this one a try. This one tastes like your favorite cookie

Ingredients:

  • ¾ Cup of almond or coconut milk
  • 2 Tablespoons of almond butter
  • 1 Teaspoon of cocoa powder
  • ¼ Cup of steel cut oats
  • 1 Large banana, frozen
  • 1 Scoop of protein powder (your choice)
  • 3-4 Ice cubes (optional)

Instructions:

Place everything in your blender or food processor and mix on high until smooth. If you like your smoothie a bit thinner, add a few tablespoons of water or coconut milk. If you like them thick, add ice cubes. This is another recipe that you can make as thick as a milk shake or soft ice cream by adding a few ice cubes. Super yummy!

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8. Gotta Date Smoothie

This is a simple, five ingredient smoothie that you can make in minutes in the morning, no night before prep!

Ingredients:

  • 1 Cup of almond or coconut milk (your choice)
  • 1 Large banana, frozen
  • 2 Dates, pitted
  • ½ Large avocado, cut into chunks
  • 1 Teaspoon real vanilla extract
  • 2 – 4 Ice cubes (optional)

Instructions:

Put all ingredients in your blender or food processor and run on high until thick and creamy. If you add enough ice, you can eat this with a spoon, almost like ice cream!

 

READ ALSO: Four Green Smoothie Recipes For Super Heavy Metal Detox Power

 

Instructions:

Put all ingredients in your blender or food processor and run on high until thick and creamy. If you add enough ice, you can eat this with a spoon, almost like ice cream!

References:

www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov

www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov


  • Olivia Stone

    Thanks for this! almost all of my elder family members suffered from a heart attack, and having a bit of a safeguard to prevent this is very much welcomed, I have read in the Consumer Health Digest that it can be passed down