Heart Freindly Recipe #1 – From The American Heart Association


  • 1 green apple (leave skin on), cored, cut into large chunks
  • 1-2 handfuls of spinach, washed
  • 1/4 large cucumber, peeled, cut into chunks
  • 1 kiwi, peeled and cut into chunks
  • 2 Tbsp. fresh lemon juice
  • 1 cup low-fat milk (or milk substitute or water) 
  • 2 tsp. honey
  • 1 cup ice cubes


  1. Add all ingredients into a blender. Pulse until thoroughly blended. When blended to desired consistency, pour into cups and serve.

Additional Tips

  • Food allergies and sensitivities: This recipe includes milk. Water or milk substitute can be used in place of milk, if necessary.
  • If ice cubes aren’t available, use chilled ingredients for best results.
  • Try adding cinnamon, vanilla or ginger to change the flavor of the smoothie.
  • If listed vegetables and fruits aren’t available, substitute other green produce items such as parsley, pears, peas, kale, leaf lettuce, greens or green beans. Note:The flavor profile and nutrition information will change.

Nutritional Info

Nutritional Analysis
Per serving 
Calories Per Serving
Total Fat
0.5 g
Saturated Fat
0.0 g
Trans Fat
0.5 g
Polyunsaturated Fat
0.0 g
Monounsaturated Fat
0.0 g
2 mg
30 mg
11 g
2 g
9 g
2 g

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