Strawberry Smoothie

Strawberries are one of the healthiest foods to have in any diet - including a heart healthy diet.  This smoothie, with the main ingredient being the powerful strawberries, helps maintain healthy cholesterol levels, lower blood pressure, aid in weight management and reduce inflammation – which may lead to potential heart disease. This strawberry smoothie is also a heart healthy recipe because the bananas, being high in potassium contribute to better muscle contraction. The potassium in bananas help keep the heart pumping in a normal, rhythmic manner as well. 

Recipe Ingredients:

2 cups frozen or fresh strawberries

1 cup chilled almond or oat milk drink

1 banana (fresh or frozen)

1 tablespoon honey (optional)

Recipe Instructions:

Blend all ingredients in blender until smooth. Makes 2 servings.


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