Friday, December 16, 2011

Fantastic Foodie Fridays~Heart-Healthy Smoothie & Cocktail...

        Heart-Healthy Drinks
Seeing that we are doing many things from our heart this season. I thought that this Smoothie & Cocktail combination would be a wonderful addition to your recipe collection!  Clogged arteries can force your heart to work harder than it should, causing a multitude of health problems. Here are two drinks that are sure to keep your ticker in tip-top shape and your blood flowing smoothly.

Circulation Smoothie
Get your blood pumping with this easy smoothie recipe. It’s chockfull of ingredients with antioxidants that boost blood flow and can help to keep your arteries clear.

1/2 cup pomegranate juice
1/2 banana
5 strawberries
1/2 cup yogurt

Put all ingredients in a blender, and blend until desired consistency is reached. Enjoy!

Heart Attack Prevention Cocktail
The cranberry juice in this cocktail is packed full of antioxidants, while the stevia will work to relax your blood vessels. Drink this cocktail in the morning.

1 part pure cranberry juice
1 part flaxseed oil
4 drops of liquid natural stevia

Take a shotglass. Fill half the glass with the cranberry juice and half with flaxseed oil. Top off with 1-4 drops of stevia in liquid form. 

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