Heart Healthy Smoothies: 9 Best Recipes

Today, I have a huge list of my top heart healthy smoothies for you, so you won’t ever have to look for heart healthy smoothie recipes ever again!

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Heart Healthy Smoothies

My Heart Healthy Smoothie Recipes

I spent months working on creating the best possible heart healthy smoothie recipes, offering an extensive range of smoothies using different heart healthy ingredients.

I have a heart healthy recipe for anyone, with any special preference they may have, whether you are vegan, dairy-free, or low-fat, I have a recipe for you.

So, here’s the list:

#1. Smoothie Recipe To Lower Cholesterol

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Smoothie To Lower Cholesterol

Breakfast Smoothie To Lower Cholesterol

Boost heart health with a breakfast smoothie to lower cholesterol. Packed with heart-healthy nutrients, kickstart your day deliciously and nutritiously.

  • Total Time: 5 minutes
  • Yield: 1 1x

Ingredients

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  • 1/2 large avocado (stoned and skin removed)
  • 1 tbsp almond butter (Unsweetened )
  • 1 large apple (washed, cored, and diced)
  • 1 cup/240ml coconut water (or unsweetened oat milk)

Instructions

  1. Prepare the ingredients as described.
  2. Add all the ingredients to a blender.
  3. Blend everything until completely smooth. For about 3-4 minutes.
  4. Drink as soon as it's blended.

Notes

The smoothie is best consumed as soon as it’s blended. However, it can also be saved for later. Simply refrigerate. 

  • Author: Ella Waterworth
  • Prep Time: 3 minutes
  • Cook Time: 2 minutes
  • Category: Breakfast, Smoothies
  • Cuisine: American

Nutrition

  • Calories: 359
  • Sugar: 20
  • Fat: 19
  • Carbohydrates: 35
  • Fiber: 13
  • Protein: 5

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This recipe is specifically designed to help lower your cholesterol.

Lowering your cholesterol is crucial to improving your overall health and heart health.

The smoothie contains apples, avocado, almond butter, and coconut water. 4 simple ingredients.

#2. Weight Loss Heart Healthy Smoothie

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Heart Healthy Smoothie For Weight Loss

Heart Healthy Smoothie For Weight Loss

If you are looking to boost your heart health, the best place you can start is your diet. Which is why we developed this heart healthy smoothie!

  • Total Time: 5 minutes
  • Yield: 1 1x

Ingredients

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  • 1/2 cup/75g frozen bananas
  • 1/2 cup/75g frozen blueberries
  • 1 handful of walnut halves
  • 1 handful of spinach (washed)
  • 200 ml brewed cooled green tea (unsweetened)

Instructions

  1. Brew the green tea in 200ml of hot water, and cool the tea completely.
  2. Once the tea is cooled, add all your ingredients to into a high-speed blender.
  3. Blitz until smooth. For about 2-3 minutes.
  4. Serve and enjoy!

Notes

Best consumed straight away, however, you can take it with you on the go too.

  • Author: Ella Waterworth
  • Prep Time: 2 minutes
  • Cook Time: 3 minutes
  • Category: Smoothie
  • Cuisine: American

Nutrition

  • Calories: 267
  • Sugar: 19
  • Fat: 11
  • Carbohydrates: 39
  • Fiber: 7.2
  • Protein: 4

Keywords: heart healthy smoothie, heart healthy smoothie recipes, smoothies for the heart

Being overweight or obese can take a serious toll on your heart. 

It’s been studied, over and over again, how weight can impact our heart health.

Slimming down if you have extra pounds is key to improving your heart health, which is why I have developed a heart healthy weight loss smoothie recipe.

#3. Heart Healthy Avocado Smoothie With Spinach

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Mango Avocado Smoothie

Mango Avocado Smoothie (Ultra Creamy)

Enjoy an ultra-creamy mango avocado smoothie! Blend ripe mango, smooth avocado, a splash of almond milk, and spinach for a tropical, rich, and nourishing treat.

  • Total Time: 5 minutes
  • Yield: 1 1x

Ingredients

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  • 1 small avocado (peeled and pitted)
  • 1/2 cup frozen mango chunks
  • 1/2 banana (diced)
  • 12 handfuls of spinach (washed)
  • 1/3 cup Greek yogurt (unsweetened)
  • 1/2 cup almond milk (unsweetened)

Instructions

  1. Prepare your ingredients as described in the ingredients list.
  2. Add all the ingredients to a high-speed blender and blend until smooth. For about 4-5 minutes.
  3. Serve and enjoy!

Notes

*For recipe notes, smoothie benefits, and more, scroll past the recipe!

  • Author: Ella Waterworth
  • Prep Time: 2 minutes
  • Cook Time: 3 minutes
  • Category: Smoothie
  • Cuisine: American
  • Diet: Vegetarian

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 1 smoothie
  • Calories: 275
  • Sugar: 14.1g
  • Fat: 14.9g
  • Carbohydrates: 27.8g
  • Fiber: 8.1g
  • Protein: 4.5g

Keywords: avocado smoothie, avocado smoothie recipes, breakfast smoothie, creamy smoothie, healthy smoothies, mango smoothie

Both avocados and leafy greens such as spinach are ingredients that are great for your heart health.

So, this is an avocado spinach and mango smoothie recipe, that is not only tasty, but it contains numerous health benefits, including aiding heart health.

My dad has heart issues, and he prefers to drink this smoothie for breakfast, so I  recommend that you do the same!

#4. Heart Healthy Banana Smoothie

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Peanut Butter Banana Smoothie Weight Loss

Peanut Butter Banana Smoothie Weight Loss

Creamy, easy and so delicious peanut butter banana smoothie weight loss recipe, you will absolutely love.

  • Total Time: 5 minutes
  • Yield: 1 1x

Ingredients

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  • 1 medium-sized banana (peeled)
  • 2 tbsp natural creamy peanut butter (unsweetened )
  • 2 tbsp Low fat Greek yogurt
  • 1 tbsp flaxseeds (or chia seeds)
  • 200 ml almond milk (unsweetened )

Instructions

  1. Add all the ingredients to a high-speed blender and blitz until smooth. For about 2-3 minutes.
  2. Serve and enjoy!

Notes

Best consumed straight away, however, you can take it with you on the go too.

  • Author: Ella Waterworth
  • Prep Time: 2 minutes
  • Cook Time: 3 minutes
  • Category: Smoothie
  • Cuisine: American

Nutrition

  • Calories: 365
  • Sugar: 12
  • Fat: 23
  • Carbohydrates: 31
  • Fiber: 8
  • Protein: 11

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This is a banana peanut butter smoothie recipe, that contains high doses of potassium which is great for keeping your heart healthy.

Furthermore, the smoothie is also rich in monounsaturated and polyunsaturated fats, which are known to help lower bad cholesterol.

Top tip for this recipe: Make sure you use peanut butter made with 100% nuts, avoid using peanut butters with added sugars or palm oil!

#5. Heart Healthy Blueberry Smoothie

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Strawberry Banana Blueberry Smoothie

Strawberry Banana Blueberry Smoothie

A healthy smoothie that will provide you with 3 out of your 5 a day, and will boost your body with vital nutrients. The smoothie is thick and refreshing and it’s perfect to take anywhere.

  • Total Time: 5 minutes
  • Yield: 1 1x

Ingredients

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  • 1 large ripe banana
  • 1/2 cup of frozen strawberries
  • 1/2 cup of frozen blueberries
  • 1 tbsp of milled linseeds (flaxseeds)
  • 1 cup of dairy free milk

Instructions

  1. Carefully measure your ingredients as listed.
  2. Add all the ingredients to a high-speed blender and blitz until smooth. For about 3-4 minutes.
  3. Serve and enjoy!

Notes

Best consumed straight away.

  • Author: Ella Waterworth
  • Prep Time: 3 minutes
  • Cook Time: 2 minutes
  • Category: Smoothie
  • Cuisine: American

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 1 smoothie
  • Calories: 299
  • Sugar: 30.2g
  • Fat: 4.9g
  • Carbohydrates: 40.3g
  • Fiber: 7.9g
  • Protein: 2.9g

Keywords: apple and strawberry smoothie, healthy smoothies, strawberry banana blueberry smoothie, strawberry banana smoothie, vegan smoothies

This is an ultra-creamy double berry smoothie with banana

Berries, especially blueberries are great for boosting heart health because they are rich in antioxidants.

These little berries are also high in soluble fiber, which helps lower blood cholesterol levels.

Enjoy this blueberry smoothie any time of the day, whether you fancy a healthy snack or a heart healthy breakfast!

#6. Heart Healthy Green Smoothie

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Raw Green Smoothie Recipe

Easy Raw Triple Green Smoothie

Revitalize your day with this Green Raw Smoothie Recipe – a nutrient-packed blend of vibrant greens for a refreshing, healthy, and energizing sip.

  • Total Time: 5 minutes
  • Yield: 1 1x

Ingredients

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  • 1/4 large avocado (skin removed)
  • 1 handful of kale (washed)
  • 45 pitted dates
  • 45 slices of cucumber (washed and peeled if desired)
  • 1 tbsp chia seeds
  • 1 cup/250ml coconut water (100% coconut water)

Instructions

  1. Add all the ingredients to a high-speed blender and blend until smooth.
  2. Depending on the power of your blender, it shouldn't take more than 3-4 minutes to achieve the perfect smooth consistency!
  3. Serve and enjoy!
  4. *You can serve it over ice, for extra freshness!

Notes

Best consumed straight away.

  • Author: Ella Waterworth
  • Prep Time: 3 minutes
  • Cook Time: 2 minutes
  • Category: Smoothie
  • Cuisine: American

Nutrition

  • Calories: 355
  • Sugar: 30
  • Fat: 15
  • Carbohydrates: 50
  • Fiber: 15
  • Protein: 5

Keywords: avocado smoothie, green detox smoothies, green smoothies, raw green smoothies, raw smoothie, vegan green smoothies, vegan smoothies, weight loss smoothies

This is a raw green smoothie,  made using 3 out of 5 ingredients that are proven to aid heart health.

These are –  avocado, kale, and chia seeds. This green smoothie really is a superfood loaded, packed with heart-healthy properties and many other health benefits too.

Enjoy this smoothie for breakfast or  an afternoon snack.

#7. Heart Healthy Smoothie For Diabetics

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Diabetic-Friendly Chocolate Smoothie

Diabetic-Friendly Chocolate Smoothie

Easy Diabetic-Friendly Chocolate Smoothie – that's low carb, diabetic friendly and so delicious and healthy!Dairy-free and vegan, this healthy low-carb smoothie is done in under 5 minutes, and is so yummy!

  • Total Time: 7 minutes
  • Yield: 1 1x

Ingredients

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  • 1 frozen avocado previously peeled and slices freezed
  • 1/2 frozen banana previously peeled (cut into pieces and frozen)
  • 1 tbsp of cacao powder (unsweetened)
  • 1 cup/220ml of dairy free milk (unsweetened)

Instructions

  1. Once you have got the frozen banana chunks & avocado, all the ingredients are added to a blender and blitzed to smooth perfection!
  2. Serve and enjoy!

Notes

Best consumed straight away.

  • Author: Ella Waterworth
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 2 minutes
  • Category: Drinks, Snack
  • Cuisine: American

Nutrition

  • Calories: 209
  • Sugar: 8.8
  • Fat: 11.9
  • Carbohydrates: 10.3
  • Protein: 4.3

Keywords: chocolate smoothie, dairy-free smoothie, diabetic-friendly, easy smoothie, kidney healthy smoothie, vegan smoothie

This smoothie is ideal for diabetics who struggle with heart problems.

I used quality cacao powder, and the smoothie still remains low sugar, low carb, and suitable for diabetics.

It contains heart-healthy properties, which makes this diabetic smoothie suitable for people struggling with heart issues.

#8. Heart Healthy Smoothie With Oatmeal

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3-Ingredients Overnight Oat Smoothie

3-Ingredients Overnight Oat Smoothie (Weight Loss)

Fuel your day with a nutritious boost! Try this 3-Ingredients Overnight Oat Smoothie – simple, wholesome, and packed with energy for a vibrant morning start

  • Total Time: 12 hours 7 minutes
  • Yield: 1 1x

Ingredients

Units Scale
  • 1 cup/90g of steel-cut oats
  • 1 1/2 cups/320ml of water
  • 45 dates (pitted)

Instructions

  1. Mix all the ingredients together in a jar or a container, and put it in the fridge overnight.
  2. The next morning, add all the ingredients to a blender and blend for 2-3 minutes, until you reach a smooth consistency.
  3. Serve and enjoy!

Notes

Best consumed straight away after blending, but you can also take it with you and drink it on the go!

  • Author: Ella Waterworth
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 2 minutes
  • Category: Breakfast, Smoothie
  • Cuisine: American

Nutrition

  • Calories: 420
  • Fat: 3.2
  • Carbohydrates: 100
  • Fiber: 12
  • Protein: 8

Keywords: breakfast smoothie, dairy-free smoothie, meal prep smoothie, oatmeal smoothies, overnight oats, overnight smoothie

According to the American Heart Association, oats can have an incredibly positive effect on your heart health.

Oats help lower bad cholesterol.

Adding oats to your smoothies couldn’t be easier as well, so next time you make a smoothie, add a tablespoon or two to your blender!

Or alternatively, try this delicious overnight oat smoothie which only needs 3 ingredients!

#9. Smoothie Recipe To Lower Blood Pressure

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Smoothie Recipe To Lower Blood Pressure

Smoothie Recipe To Lower Blood Pressure

Discover a delicious smoothie recipe designed to help lower blood pressure naturally. Enjoy a tasty blend of ingredients for a healthier heart in every sip!

  • Total Time: 5 minutes
  • Yield: 1 1x

Ingredients

Units Scale
  • 1/2 cup/125ml cold water
  • 1/2 grapefruit (juiced)
  • 1 whole small orange (peeled and seeds removed)
  • 2 tbsp Greek yogurt
  • 1 tbsp pumpkin seeds
  • 1 tbsp chia seeds

Instructions

  1. The orange is peeled, and the seeds removed. The grapefruit is juiced, then all the ingredients are added to a blender.
  2. Blend until smooth, for about 2-3 minutes, depending on the power of your blender.
  3. You can serve the smoothie over ice for extra freshness.
  4. Enjoy!

Notes

The smoothie is best consumed straight away.

  • Author: Ella Waterworth
  • Prep Time: 3 minutes
  • Cook Time: 2 minutes
  • Category: Breakfast, Smoothies
  • Cuisine: American

Nutrition

  • Calories: 302
  • Sugar: 24.3
  • Fat: 8.8
  • Carbohydrates: 35.4
  • Fiber: 7
  • Protein: 5.2

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High blood pressure can negatively impact the health of your heart. So, it’s crucial that you lower high blood pressure.

The best way to do that is through improving your diet. 

This blood pressure smoothie I have for you can lower your blood pressure, but you will need to make serious dietary changes, to ensure that you lower your blood pressure for good.

Are Smoothies Heart Healthy?

Smoothies can be customized to contain ingredients that are good for your heart, so the answer is yes.

Most smoothies are made using fresh fruit, leafy greens, and nuts, which are all heart-healthy foods.

When it comes to buying or making a smoothie for heart health, it’s important to select ingredients that are proven to boost heart health.

According to Healthline, some of these ingredients include:

  • Berries
  • Dark Chocolate
  • Leafy Vegetables
  • Nuts – Walnuts & Almonds
  • Tomatoes
  • Avocados
  • Beans
  • Seeds

And more.

What Smoothies Are Good For Heart?

Green smoothies and berry smoothies are typically the best smoothies for your heart. However, it’s always best to make smoothies at home.

Most smoothie chains such as Tropical Smoothie Cafe and Smoothie King that sell smoothies, are often not as healthy as you think. 

So, to get the benefits you want from your smoothies, make them yourself.

Commonly Asked Questions From The Community Regarding The Heart Healthy Smoothies 

When I shared these heart-friendly smoothie recipes on my social media, I had no idea how many of my followers struggled or knew someone with heart problems.

I had many questions from the community, but I will leave some of the most popular questions and their answers below. 

If you have any additional questions, do not hesitate to contact me.

I can help answer them but do note that I am not a medical professional, so always speak to your doctor too.

How Many Heart Healthy Smoothies Should I Drink a Day?

Two heart healthy smoothies a day is ideal. Make sure you consume 2 different heart healthy smoothies a day, so that you can get different nutrients from each.

When Should I Drink The Smoothies?

The best time to drink the smoothies is once for breakfast, and once and hour or two before bed.

Will The Smoothies Alone Help My Heart Health?

The smoothies contain ingredients that are proven to boost heart health, however, drinking smoothies alone hoping to cure all your heart problems is simply not enough. You will need to make lifestyle changes in order to really improve and keep your heart healthy.

Ella Waterworth
Ella Waterworth

Founder & Recipe Developer at Smoothies N Cookies

Ella Waterworth is the founder of Smoothies N Cookies and she is a professional smoothie recipe creator. She gained extensive knowledge of creating smoothies by working for Smoothie King for several years.

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