Smoothie Recipes to Lower Cholesterol

Here are 7 delicious and super healthy smoothie recipes that give you a great opportunity to enjoy these cholesterol-lowering ingredients:

Cholesterol-Lowering Green Smoothie

Cholesterol-Lowering Green Smoothie
This green smoothie recipe contains leafy green veggies, apple and avocado … all of which are proven to have cholesterol reducing benefits.
You can go a step further than this by adding chia seeds and spirulina powder into the smoothie too!
They won’t affect the taste a lot, but would really boost the health benefits of this beverage.

Ingredients

  • 2 cups kale (if you’re a green smoothie newbie, substitute spinach for kale)
  • 1 apple
  • ½ avocado
  • ½ cup almond or coconut milk
Optional: 2 tbsp chia seeds and 1 tsp spirulina powder

Instructions

  1. Add all ingredients to the blender, preferably in the list order.
  2. Blend for roughly 1 minute so that any lumps even out. This will probably be a bit less with higher end blenders.

Apple & Avocado Smoothie

Apple & Avocado Smoothie
Apple, spinach, chia seeds and avocado all have great potential for reducing cholesterol. Plus the avocado adds a yummy creamy texture to the smoothie.

Ingredients

  • 1 apple (cored)
  • ¼ avocado (peeled)
  • 2 tablespoons chia seeds
  • 2 cups baby spinach
  • ½ cup almond milk, unsweetened

Instructions

  1. Add all ingredients to the blender, preferably in the list order.
  2. Blend for roughly 1 minute so that any lumps even out. This will probably be a bit less with higher end blenders.

Strawberry, Raspberry & Yogurt Smoothie

Strawberry, Raspberry & Yogurt Smoothie
Berries are known to have great benefits for heart health and strawberries in particular have great potential for lowering cholesterol.
Throw in some bio yogurt and you’ve got yourself an awesome cholesterol lowering smoothie!

Ingredients

  • 1 ½ cups strawberries
  • 1 ½ cups raspberries
  • 1 spoon natural almond butter
  • 1 cup low fat yogurt
  • ½ cup almond milk, unsweetened

Instructions

  1. Wash the strawberries and raspberries before blending and remove strawberry hulls.
  2. Blend the strawberries, raspberries and yogurt until smooth.

Blueberry Avocado Smoothie

Blueberry Avocado Smoothie
Get your boost of cholesterol busting fatty acids and health promoting antioxidants with this combination!

Ingredients

  • 1 cup frozen blueberries
  • ¼ avocado
  • 1 cup coconut water
  • Juice of ½ lime
  • Raw honey to taste (optional)
  • 4 ice cubes

Instructions

Blend everything together until the mixture is creamy and smooth.

Tropical Green Smoothie

Tropical Green Smoothie

Ingredients

  • ¼ avocado
  • 1 cup pineapple (cubed)
  • ½ pear (cored)
  • 3 cups fresh baby spinach
  • ¼ teaspoon fresh ginger (grated)
  • 2 tablespoons chia seeds (soaked for 5 minutes beforehand)
  • ½ cup almond milk, unsweetened

Instructions

  1. Cube the pineapple, core the pear, grate the ginger and soak the chia seeds prior to making the smoothie.
  2. Put everything in the blender and blend until smooth and creamy.

Green Apple Citrus Twist Smoothie

Green Apple Citrus Twist Smoothie
Here’s another take on the traditional green smoothie, with cholesterol lowering apple and spinach plus a hint of tangy lemon.

Ingredients

  • 2 green apples
  • ½ organic lemon
  • 1 handful or several large leaves of spinach or kale
  • ½ cup almond milk, unsweetened

Instructions

Blend all of the ingredients until smooth.

Banana Berry Cholesterol-friendly Smoothie

Banana Berry Cholesterol-friendly Smoothie
This delicious smoothie contains kale, almonds and oatmeal for lower cholesterol.

Ingredients

  • ½ banana (sliced)
  • 1 cup blueberries
  • 2 cups kale
  • ½ cup cooked oatmeal
  • 10 crushed almonds
  • ½ cup almond milk, unsweetened

Instructions

Blend all of the ingredients in your blender until smooth and creamy.

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