Green smoothie recipes to lower cholesterol: The Antioxidant Wonder!

How are your green smoothie or health resolutions coming along? If your blender is still hot from your last smoothie – well done!!! If you’ve fallen off the horse, don’t worry, failure is to be expected and nothing to worry about. Just get your blender out and make yourself one of these bad boys!

I have been playing with green smoothie recipes this month, and am excited to share today’s heart healthy antioxidant wonder with you. I hope you will add this to your growing list of green smoothie recipes for optimal health, and reach for it often.

Main benefits of eating this

  • Get your day’s worth of antioxidants and disease fighters all at once
  • Heart healthy: you can read my primer on green smoothies, ORAC antioxidant values, and cholesterol reduction here.
  • Total ORAC Score of this recipe:  22,477!!
    (Note: You need 7000 ORAC units a day for basic health and 20000 ORAC units a day if you’re trying avoid degenerative diseases or seeking optimum health)
  • ORAC Breakdowns. Spinach- 5 oz of spinach in 2 cups: 3771.  Apple – A medium-size apple weighs 154 gram or 5.5 ounces: 4444. Blueberries -1 cup is 150g: 7003. Almond butter – (2 Tbsp / 14 almonds): 688. Cinnamon (5g): 6571.

Green smoothie recipes to lower cholesterol: The Antioxidant Wonder!

I have been playing with green smoothie recipes this month, and am excited to share today's heart healthy antioxidant wonder with you.
Course Green Smoothies
Cuisine Dairy Free, Gluten Free, Nutrient Rich, Refined Sugar Free
Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Servings 2
Author Laura Livesey

Ingredients

  • 2 cups spinach
  • 1 apple
  • 1 cup blueberries
  • 2 Tbsp almond butter
  • 1 Tbsp ground cinnamon
  • 2 cups