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Carey's Heart Healthy Smoothie Recipe

3 years 5 months 2 weeks ago April 12, 2013 Apr 12, 2013 Friday, April 12 2013 April 12, 2013 6:40 AM in 2une In

Banana Berries
1 serving

½ cup fresh strawberries
½ cup fresh blueberries
½ banana1 cup plain low fat Greek yogurt 1 tbsp raw almonds or almond butter (no salt or other seasonings)
2 tbsp raw oatsIce & Water, to taste

Directions
1. Place all ingredients into a blender
2. Blend until desired consistency adding water and/or additional ice to get desired results.

Ingredient Benefits:

Fruits: contain high levels of vitamins, minerals, fiber, water, photochemicals & antioxidants making it a nutrient dense food.
Research has found that people who eat high levels of fruits have positive health benefits.

Greek yogurt: High protein yogurt which improves digestive health and may provide an increase in metabolism and help control your appetite.

Almonds: High in healthy monounsaturated fats, which have been shown to improve cardiovascular health.

Oats: have been shown to decrease cholesterol and control insulin levels.

 

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