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Red Grape Heart Healthy Green Smoothie

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RED GRAPE HEART HEALTHY GREEN SMOOTHIE RECIPE

Red grapes, preferably seeded, are the star of this easy heart healthy green smoothie recipe.

They not only add a natural sweetness, red grapes in particular have resveratrol in the skin, which is why doctors recommend drinking one glass of wine per day for heart health.

Get the same benefits without a possible hangover! 😉 The seeds in the grapes also provide a natural nutritional benefit (no need to buy grape seed extract anymore!)

Use a good power blender to liquefy the skin & seeds and therefore easily absorb all the nutrients in the red grapes, spinach, banana, and optional chia seeds.

This green smoothie recipe is a simple combination that works for kids and adults alike.  Easy to make in the morning, it only contains 4 ingredients and gives you plenty of energy to get up and going!

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It was one of my most popular recipes a decade ago when I was selling blenders during roadshows throughout California. I hope you try it! 🙂

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Red Grape Heart Healthy Green Smoothie

A great morning smoothie filled with energy and a natural good taste.
4.13 from 16 votes
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Course: Green Smoothie
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Calories: 214kcal
Author: Blender Babes

Ingredients

  • 2 cups red grapes preferably seeded (organic)
  • 4 cups baby spinach organic
  • 2 bananas
  • 2 tablespoons chia seeds optional
  • 2 cups ice

Instructions

  • Place all ingredients into the blender and secure lid.
  • For Blendtec: Press the Whole Juice button
  • For Vitamix: Select VARIABLE, speed #1. Turn machine on and slowly increase speed to VARIABLE, speed #10, then flip it to high. Blend for 60 seconds, use the tamper if needed
  • All done! Enjoy!! Now take a photo, rate it, and share your accomplishments! 🙂 Tag @BlenderBabes & #BlenderBabes

Notes

Nutrional Info does not include chia seeds. Add that extra fiber, protein and Omega's! 🙂

Nutrition

Serving: 16ounces | Calories: 214kcal | Carbohydrates: 53g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 4.8g | Sodium: 69mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 28.7g

Red Grape Hearth Healthy Green Smoothie

HEALTH BENEFITS & FUN FACTS

These days, grape seed extract has been used to treat a number of health issues having to do with free radical damange, such as heart disease, diabetes, and cancer.  In some studies, mostly in animals, grape seed extract was shown to protect against Staphylococcus aureus, a bacterial infection.

Spinach is one of the best foods you can eat, Popeye used to eat it and show kids how strong and energetic he would get after eating a can of it. Spinach gives you energy, can help you lose weight, can clear up your skin, and is good for you heart.

This post updated September 3rd 2021.

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Tarashaun Hausner
Tarashaun Hausner
Tarashaun Hausner is the founder of Blender Babes®. She credits using a blender daily for helping her heal an unhealthy relationship with food. A passionate advocate for self-care, she is committed to helping others pursue optimal wellness by balancing and healing their bodies and minds. She offers several opportunities to help people improve their health including free challenges and downloads, a gentle whole foods 7 Day Blender Cleanse™ and her holistic mind, body and spirit Slim Down Solution™ Womens Coaching Programs.

41 thoughts on “Red Grape Heart Healthy Green Smoothie”

  1. 5 stars
    Made it with 2 cups of red grapes, 1 banana, 2 cups spinach, and 2 cups ice with a squirt of blue agave. Turn out to be a new favorite

  2. 5 stars
    Mine was ALL green…. but TASTY !! Kids loved it. Actually my son tried to act like he didn’t like it until I heard that “straw has reached the bottom of the cup sound” ..lol then he just looked at me and smiled

    1. Blender Babe Jassmine

      I love when the kids enjoy these green smoothies! You may get resistance at first, but after they see how tasty they are, you have them hooked. Just like your son!

  3. The recipe was delicious!

    I have a question though regarding the health benefits. You mention the benefit of grape seed extract yet the recipie calls for seedless grapes. Why the discrepancy?

    1. Blender Babes

      Thanks for pointing out the discrepancy Tanya! It was supposed to say “seeded” grapes. 🙂 I’ve updated so it’s more clear. HAPPY BLENDING!

  4. The smoothie was delicious! But, I have a question…in the recipe it calls for ” seedless red grapes” yet one of the nutritional benefits talks about that from ” grape seed extracts”. Why the discrepancy in the recipe?

  5. Mine came out very green…not sure what I am doing wrong. What is the best way to measure the greens…loosely or tightly packed? My Vitamix seemed bogged down, too. I am totally new to this (my blender and green smoothies both) and really want this new habit to stick…so any help/tips would be greatly appreciated!!

    1. Hey Didi and welcome! We had to adjust the recipe to be larger and when we added more greens it changed the color a lot, so you’re doing it right! You may need to adjust how you layer the ingredients in your smoothie. Liquids are always first, then soft stuff, then hard (frozen fruit or ice, apples, etc.). Use the tamper to push the ingredients into the blade. If it’s still giving you trouble, you may need a bit more liquid. Hope that helps! HAPPY BLENDING!

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