Love Your Heart Smoothe

Servings: 2: Prep Time: 5-minutes

Recipe developed by: Shannon Costello, RDN, LD with CFW

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup fortified, unsweetened soy or almond milk
  • 2 cups frozen strawberries
  • 1 medium ripe banana (use frozen for creamier texture)
  • 1 handful fresh spinach (or ¼ cup frozen)
  • ¼ cup rolled oats
  • 2 tablespoons chia, hemp or flax seeds
  • ¼ teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1-2 scoops unsweetened protein powder (optional)
  • Ice, as needed (optional)

Preparation Instructions:

  1. Wash your hands thoroughly with soap and warm water.
  2. Place all ingredients, except optional ice, in a large blender beginning with choice of milk. Blend until smooth. Add additional milk and/or ice to reach desired consistency.
  3. Enjoy immediately or save in the refrigerator for up to 8-12 hours.

Nutrition Tips:

Wake up and nourish your body with this heart-healthy smoothie rich in fiber, calcium, potassium, and omega-3 fatty acids. A balance of these key nutrients may help reduce blood pressure and cholesterol.