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Green Berry Detox Smoothie

Recipe By Tessa Arias
January 1st, 2014

Green Berry Detox Smoothie is quick, easy, and delicious, you can't even taste the spinach!

Yield: 1 to 2 servings

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Tessa's Recipe Rundown...

Taste: Sweet and addicting, you can’t taste the spinach.
Texture: I made this smoothie smooth and thin enough to swallow easily but if you prefer thicker smoothies just add less liquid.
Ease: Ultra quick and easy.
Appearance: Kind of a weird color but still delicious.
Pros: Quick, super refreshing, and healthy.
Cons: Absolutely none. If you need to serve more smoothies, this recipe is really easy to double.
Would I make this again? I’ve made this smoothie so many times!

Happy New Year! It’s going to take a while to get used to writing 2014 as the date. Did you have a fun New Year’s Eve? Do you have any resolutions this year?? If you have any resolutions to eat healthy, this simple smoothie recipe is sure to help you out. It’s quick, easy, completely natural, and jam packed with nutrients to start the year off right. I love starting my day off with a smoothie because it gives you a boost of energy and helps make sure you’re getting enough fruits and veggies daily without any worry.

Be sure to let me know what kind of recipes, videos, and posts you’d like to see in 2014!! I hope your year is off to a fantastic start.

How to make
Green Berry Detox Smoothie

Yield: 1 to 2 servings
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Green Berry Detox Smoothie is quick, easy, and delicious, you can't even taste the spinach!


  • 1/2 cup coconut water
  • 1/2 cup almond milk (or any other milk)
  • 1 banana, peeled
  • 1/2 cup frozen strawberries
  • 1/2 cup frozen blueberries
  • 1 cup frozen raspberries
  • 2 cups packed baby spinach (you can also use kale here)
  • Pinch cinnamon (optional)


  1. Combine all ingredients in a blender and blend until liquified and smooth but still cold. Serve immediately.

Recipe Video

Course: Drinks
Cuisine: American

About Tessa...

I share trusted baking recipes your friends will LOVE alongside insights into the science of sweets. I'm a professionally trained chef, cookbook author, and cookie queen. I love to write about all things sweet, carb-y, and homemade. I live in Phoenix, Arizona (hence the blog name!)

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  1. #
    Taylor @ FoodFaithFitness — January 1, 2014 at 6:12 am

    Love how easy and nutritious this is! Plus, that is one dang pretty smoothie! This looks perfect for the start of all those New Year resolutions..yum! Happy New Year!

  2. #
    Liz @ The Lemon Bowl — January 1, 2014 at 8:42 am

    This sounds absolutely fabulous!! Happy New Year Tessa!!

  3. #
    Ada ~ More Food, Please — January 1, 2014 at 2:00 pm

    This smoothie looks delicious! A perfect way to start off the new year, after all the food I ate during the holidays. Happy New Year, Tessa! 🙂

  4. #
    Consuelo @ Honey & Figs — January 1, 2014 at 3:54 pm

    I think I’m going to need a couple of these after all the cookies I’ve been eating lately hehe ;–) But it sounds so so good that I don’t think I’d mind!
    Happy New Year Tessa! I hope you had a wonderful beginning of the year! xx

  5. #
    Cindi — January 1, 2014 at 8:39 pm

    this looks great, can it be a meal supplement while trying to kick off a diet

    • #
      Tessa — January 3, 2014 at 9:14 am

      This smoothie is great in the morning but since there’s not really any protein in it I don’t think it could be a meal supplement. I’m also not a dietician so I’m certainly no expert on meal supplements.

  6. #
    Jessica @ A Kitchen Addiction — January 2, 2014 at 10:07 am

    I love a good smoothie for breakfast!

  7. #
    Stephanie Hanson — January 2, 2014 at 3:20 pm

    This may be a silly question – but can you use a regular blender? I don’t have a vitamix so I thought I would ask 🙂

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      Tessa — January 3, 2014 at 9:12 am

      Totally! That’s why I wrote “Combine all ingredients in a blender and blend until liquified and smooth but still cold” in the recipe directions because a regular blender may take longer to liquify everything but you want to make sure you don’t blend so long that everything heats up.

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