22 Health & Nutrition Enthusiasts Share Their Favorite Detox Smoothie Recipes

What is your favorite detox smoothie recipe

Detox smoothies are refreshing treats that are packed with nutrient-rich fruits, veggies, and other healthy ingredients to give your body a boost of essential vitamins and minerals. While your body is built to do the detoxing for you through your liver, kidneys, and gut, detox smoothies are excellent for giving your body a nice reset after a few days of indulging in some not-so-healthy foods. Fortunately, there are many delicious detox smoothie recipes that are both wholesome and delicious.

You can use detox smoothies as a meal replacement for breakfast or lunch to help you get back to your goal weight after you’ve been neglecting your diet. The healthiest smoothies for detoxing contain fresh, antioxidant-rich fruits and vegetables, a protein source such as Greek yogurt, and healthy fats like nut butters or coconut milk. Leafy greens like spinach and kale are excellent choices for detox smoothies, as they’re packed with vitamins and antioxidants. And, when mixed with a delicious combination of fruits and other ingredients like Greek yogurt, you’ll get a smoothie so delicious that you’d never even know the greens are in it!

When you don’t have time to shop for ingredients and prep your own detox smoothies at home, stop by your local Edible Arrangements® store for a delicious, done-for-you fruit smoothie on your way to work, on your evening commute, or anytime you’re looking for a pick-me-up to get you through the day. Our Edible® Treats menu includes amazingly refreshing smoothies made of fresh, never-frozen ingredients in incredible fruit flavor combinations you’re sure to love, like Pineapple, Honeydew & Kale, Pineapple & Orange, and more.

For more delicious detox smoothie recipes you should try, we put out a call for ideas and curated responses below. (Note: Edible Arrangements® is not endorsing any of the companies or ideas discussed below, but we asked for suggestions to get some different perspectives.) Keep reading to find out what the contributors who responded to our query had to say.

Karen MalkinKaren Malkin


Based out of Chicago, IL, Karen Malkin is among the first National Board Certified Health & Wellness Coaches in the country. Passionate about integrative medicine and environmental health some of her specialty areas include brain health, emotional eating, weight loss, the science of nutrition, high energy superfoods, smoothies, supplementation, and managing cravings.

“Here’s my favorite detox smoothie recipe, Karen’s Detox Smoothie:

Prep Time: 5 minutes


  • 10 ounces of cold filtered water
  • 2 scoops vanilla protein powder
  • 1 tsp raw cacao nibs
  • 1 Tbsp goji berries
  • 1/2 tsp maca powder
  • 2 Tbsp superseded medley (hemp seed, chia seed, ground flaxseed)
  • 1/4 raw red beet cut up
  • 1/2 cup frozen organic mixed berries or frozen fruit of your choice
  • 1 handful of raw dark leafy greens such as spinach or kale
  • 1 Tbsp coconut oil
  • Ice as needed


  1. Using a Vitamix or high power blender, add 2 scoops protein powder to 10 ounces of cold water and blend.
  2. Add cacao nibs, goji berries, maca, and superseed medley, and blend for about 1 minute.
  3. Add beets, greens, frozen berries, coconut oil, and blend.
  4. Enjoy!”

Ivy LarsonIvy Larson


Diagnosed with multiple sclerosis at the age of twenty-two, Ivy Larson was inspired to radically overhaul her diet and lifestyle. A foodie interested in clean eating long before it was popular, Ivy has worked for two decades to develop and perfect mouth-watering recipes that appeal to the whole family. She is the founder of CleanCuisine.com.

“Unlike conventional juice, my juice is made with whole fruits and vegetables, so you still get all of the fiber found in the whole food. This recipe does call for removing the fiber-rich skins from the apples and cucumbers, though, just because it makes for a smoother juice. But even without the skins, you are still getting fiber from the pulps of the cucumber and apple.


  • 1 cup cold water
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • 1 cup frozen pineapple chunks
  • 1 (½-inch) piece fresh ginger, peeled and coarsely chopped
  • 1 cucumber, peeled and seeded
  • Pinch of Himalayan pink salt
  • 1 cup watercress
  • 1 crisp apple, peeled and cored
  • 1 cup ice cubes
  • 1 Tbsp manuka honey or other raw honey (optional)

Put all of the ingredients in a blender in the order given in the ingredients list. Process on high speed until the ingredients are well blended and the mixture is smooth. Divide between two 12-ounce glasses and serve at once.”

Amanda WebsterAmanda Webster

Amanda Webster is a certified Holistic Nutritionist and passionate vegan.

“My Detox Immunity Boost Smoothie recipe is perfect if you are looking to restart your system, you feel a case of the uckies coming on, or if you know it’s that time of year where everything is going around and you want to up your defenses.


  • 1 1/2 oz. spinach
  • 2 pears (chopped)
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp nutmeg
  • 1 cup almond milk
  • 1/4 cup unsalted cashews
  • 1 Tbsp flaxseed
  • 1 Tbsp chia seed
  • 1/2 cup water


  • Blend together spinach and almond milk until liquified.
  • Add remaining ingredients and blend for about one minute.
  • If the mixture is too thick, add more liquid (1 Tbsp water and 1 Tbsp almond milk) at a time until you reach desired consistency.”

Jessica RandhawaJessica Randhawa


Jessica Randhawa is the head chef, recipe creator, photographer, and writer behind The Forked Spoon.

“My favorite detox smoothie is easily my Green Smoothie Recipe. The basic recipe is already super healthy with 18g of protein, only 4g of fat,1227mg of potassium, 5g of fiber, 1850IU of vitamin A, 43.5mg of vitamin C, 580mg of calcium, and 1mg of iron. This same Green Smoothie recipe is a perfect base to add the detox ingredients which you are craving such as:


  • Kale (my top choice)
  • Celery
  • Beet or carrot greens
  • Swiss chard
  • Fresh ginger

Or different fruit combinations:

  • Berries – strawberries, blueberries, raspberries, blackberries
  • Pineapple
  • Peaches
  • Cherries
  • Oranges
  • Avocado”

Dr. Kellyann Petrucci, MS, NDDr. Kellyann Petrucci, MS, ND


Dr. Kellyann Petrucci came to realize the ancient power of collagen and bone broth to heal the gut and slow aging while studying biological medicine at the Marion Foundation and Paracelsus Clinic, Switzerland. By focusing her practice on a lifestyle that stops and reverses inflammation, Dr. Kellyann is able to help patients and readers reduce dangerous belly fat to become slimmer, younger, and healthier.

“My favorite detox smoothie recipe is the Pineapple Mint Green Smoothie:

  • 1½ to 1 cup water, coconut milk (not canned), or almond milk, unsweetened and carrageenan-free
  • Juice of ½ lemon
  • ¼ avocado or 1/3 cup canned full-fat coconut milk
  • 1 scoop Dr. Kellyann’s Flavorless Collagen Protein
  • 1 cup fresh, frozen, or canned unsweetened pineapple chunks
  • 5 to 6 fresh mint leaves
  • ½-inch piece fresh ginger, peeled and grated (optional)
  • 2 handfuls (about 1 cup) of baby spinach, chopped
  • Stevia or monk fruit sweetener to taste
  • Ice (add to blender or pour smoothie over ice)


In a blender, combine the water, lemon juice (if using), avocado, collagen powder, pineapple, mint, ginger (if using), spinach, stevia (if using), and ice (if using). Blend until smooth and creamy. If the smoothie is too thick, add more liquid of choice to reach the desired consistency.

Dive into the detoxing abilities of the ingredients in the smoothie:

Ginger: Ginger has anti-inflammatory properties, and it’s a great gut soother. It also has thermogenic properties that help boost your metabolism.

Lemon: Citrus fruits contain a phytochemical call hesperidin, which helps your blood vessels stay healthy and aids in preventing varicose veins.

Pineapple: Pineapple feeds your body bromelain, which helps to lower inflammation, protect against blood clots, and fights cancer.”

Sharon McCaskillSharon McCaskill

At The Helpful GF, Sharon McCaskill clears the confusion by making the transition to gluten-free totally stress-free by doing the planning and researching for you. Sharon is pursuing a Master’s in Nutrition and Dietetics with Registered Dietitian Credentials and is passionate about promoting health through food.

“This Tropical Mango Detox Smoothie is my favorite detox smoothie recipe:

  • 1 scoop vanilla protein (I use a vegan + gluten-free protein without added sugar)
  • ½ Tbsp ground flax seed
  • 1 cup baby spinach
  • 1 Tbsp unsweetened shredded coconut
  • 1 cup frozen mango
  • ½ tsp lemon zest
  • 1 tsp lemon juice
  • 1-2 cups unsweetened almond/ coconut/ or cashew milk

Blend to desired consistency in a high powered blender.”

Nancy BakerNancy Baker

Nancy Baker is the Managing Editor of ChildMode. Nancy is a part-time organic gardener, producing a large quantity of food for her family. She has two lovely boys, and she loves to share stories and advice about parenting. She also writes articles about living a natural lifestyle and homesteading.

“I really like avocados since you can use them in a lot of recipes. It’s a given that they’ll be used for smoothies, as well. One of my favorite smoothies of all time is the avocado detox smoothie. I like it because it’s simple and it doesn’t need a lot of ingredients.


  • 1 whole avocado, chopped into pieces
  • ½ chopped apple
  • 1 ½ cups green veggies like kale or spinach
  • 2 cups water

You put these ingredients in a blender, and voila! You have a delicious avocado detox smoothie. Avocados contain tons of vitamins and minerals, and the natural sweetness of the apple will help bring out the flavor in the smoothie. The green veggies also provide nutrients that will substitute for a meal. Sometimes I drink this smoothie for breakfast since it only takes me 5 minutes to make it, and it’s way more nutritious than instant oats and cereals.”

Michele CianciminoMichele Ciancimino

Michele Ciancimino is a Certified Fitness Nutrition Specialist and the founder of Goodness Girl. Michele specializes in creating custom nutrition programs based on the unique DNA of each individual. Her easy to follow programs, along with her personalized lifestyle coaching, allow each individual to transform their health in a way that feels effortless.

“In today’s world, we are bombarded by toxins on a daily basis, from the air we breathe to the pesticides sprayed on our food, and the chemicals in our cleaning and personal care products. It’s true that our bodies are made to detoxify themselves, but they get overwhelmed and need extra support. Adding a green smoothie to your daily routine is a great place to start. Ingredients like greens, lemon, and ginger are going to help reduce inflammation, boost immunity, improve digestion and detoxification.


Green Detox Smoothie:

  • 1 cup unsweetened almond or coconut milk
  • 2 cups organic baby spinach
  • 1 small organic apple, chopped
  • half of a banana
  • 2 tsp grated ginger root
  • 1 Tbsp fresh lemon juice
  • 1 Tbsp chia seeds
  • 2 tsp Manuka honey

Add all ingredients to a blender and blend until smooth!”

Dr. Lily Kiswani, MDDr. Lily Kiswani, MD


Lily has been a Gynecologist for over three decades and is India’s first female laparoscopic surgeon. She has co-authored a textbook on the subject. She currently practices Integrative Medicine and was recently named among the world’s top 20 doctors practicing a low-carb diet.

“My favorite detox smoothie recipe, which I recommend to my patients to start their day with a power punch of nutrition, is:

  • A small handful of leafy greens, thoroughly washed (for example, 3 spinach leaves)
  • A small piece of a water-rich vegetable like cucumber or tomato
  • A scoop of protein powder (if applicable – most of my patients are highly deficient in protein)
  • Coconut: oil – 1 tbsp / milk – 1/4 cup / fresh – 1 Tbsp / desiccated – 2 tsp
  • Spirulina or piece of avocado, as desired
  • Seasonings and spices as preferred to make it truly flavorful

Blend and enjoy!

This provides antioxidants, fiber, protein, and good fats – a great way to start the day! And often no other breakfast is required. It can be carried to work in a small flask for the late afternoon munchies, and enjoyed as a wholesome snack. Even kids love it with the right seasonings. No sugar or fruits, of course!”

Kara McMahonKara McMahon

Kara is a stay at home mom with a 4-year-old son and a 2-year-old daughter. Her hobbies include getting lost on Pinterest, going to Starbucks, and baking healthy cookies. She gained nearly 50 pounds after having her youngest and is living proof that it is possible to get back in shape while raising a family.

“My favorite detox smoothie recipe takes about 5 minutes to prepare and only 2 minutes to make. When headed to my local grocer, I buy all of the following ingredients:

  • 1 squeezed lemon
  • 3-4 inches sliced cucumber
  • ½ cup Italian flat-leaf parsley
  • 1 cup baby spinach or kale
  • 1 Tbsp chia seeds
  • 1 cup unsweetened coconut milk
  • 2 cups mixed berries
  • 1 banana
  • 1 cup water, with more if required


Place all the items in a blender. Blend on high for 1 to 2 minutes until you get the consistency you desire. If it’s still too thick, you can add water.


I always try to buy organic ingredients when making these, and some of the items I keep in my freezer, such as the kale and berries. The chia seeds provide protein, fiber, and other antioxidants, while the coconut milk adds a creamy smoothness. You can make this smoothie 2 days ahead of time if you know you’re going to need it, store it your fridge, or even freeze it for 3 months. You’ll be surprised how tasty this one is!

It comes out to a serving size of 3 cups, with 223 calories, 5 fiber, 3 carbohydrates.”

Kimberly ReneeKimberly Renee

Kimberly Renee is a self-taught private chef, on-air personality, and founder of Might Be Vegan – a plant-based multimedia company dedicated to helping people around the world eat more plants. She’s also the creator of Food Love, a national hunger relief program providing direct-to-door delivery of plant-based foods to needy families.

“My favorite smoothie detox smoothie is the Pineapple, Avocado & Kale Smoothie:

  • 2 cups frozen pineapple chunks
  • 1/2 ripe avocado, peeled and pitted
  • 1/2 banana, peeled and frozen
  • 1/2 – 1 cup oat milk (or similar)
  • 1 – 2 handfuls chopped kale (or more if your tastebuds can handle), stems removed
  • Sweetener to taste (such as maple syrup or agave)

Avocado and kale are great sources of glutathione – an antioxidant that plays a critical role in liver detoxification. Vitamin C, which is found in high doses in pineapple, has been shown to increase the naturally occurring glutathione levels in white blood cells. Combine these ingredients, and you’ve got a detox one-two punch.”

Jenny AbouobaiaJenny Abouobaia


Jenny Abouobaia is the COO of Clever Touch Marketing. She is also the mother of two young children. She was originally a freelance writer and a fitness coach. She founded her company when her clients started increasing, so she hired writers and editors and trained them herself until eventually, they built up a reliable team of professionals that helped the agency expand.

“Detox drinks and smoothies are almost in all my diet plans. They are delicious, healthy, and keep me full for a proper amount of time. This one is among my favorites. It consists of:

  • Banana (rich in potassium)
  • Pineapple (great antioxidant and helps in protein digestion)
  • Green apple (has prebiotics that helps in digestion)
  • Ginger (speeds up digestion & anti-inflammatory)
  • Lemon (rich in vitamin C & antioxidant)
  • Cilantro (fights heavy metal toxicity & antibacterial)
  • Spinach (prevents oxidation damage)
  • Honey (boosts immunity, antibacterial, antioxidant)

It’s very nutritious, boosts my energy, and has a very rich taste.”

Sean PotterSean Potter


Sean Potter is a 29 year old personal finance and lifestyle blogger with a dual degree in finance and economics. He is a financial analyst by day and a blogger by night. He is the Founder of MyMoneyWizard.com, a personal finance blog with 200,000+ monthly visitors and 15,000 active subscribers. He’s been featured in Forbes, Business Insider, CNBC, Yahoo Finance, and TIME.

“My perfect detox smoothie includes an unexpected ingredient – jalapeno.

Here is the recipe:

  • 1 whole banana
  • 1 cup almond milk
  • 1 Tbsp peanut butter
  • 1 mandarin orange
  • 1/2 apple
  • 1 small slice of jalapeno pepper
  • 3/4 cup spinach
  • 3/4 cup kale
  • 1 cup frozen pineapple

It sounds crazy, but the jalapeno adds the perfect hint of spice to this drink. For me, this unexpected recipe sparked an interest in healthy smoothies, and I can honestly say it kickstarted a healthy lifestyle for me! Whenever my diet starts to slip, I come back to this detox smoothie. Before I know it, I’m craving healthy food again!”

Camille ChulickCamille Chulick

Camille is the co-founder and owner of Averr Aglow, a skincare company that focuses on plant-based ingredients.

“Here is a recipe I like to use because it doesn’t include the things that can really aggravate skin problems.

Green Detox Smoothie:

  • 1 green apple
  • 1 pear
  • 1 to 1 ½ cups fresh spinach (I like baby spinach)
  • ½ cucumber
  • 1 cup of ice
  • ½ cup of non-dairy milk ( I like nut milk or oat milk)
  • 1 to 2 Tbsp lemon juice (fresh or bottled)
  • 1 Tbsp chia seeds or flaxseed (optional)

Blend and enjoy a bright, clean meal or snack. I like having it in the morning because starting with something clean and healthy makes it harder for me to justify eating junk later in the day. And even if I do, at least I had something good for me.”

Alex AzouryAlex Azoury


Alex Azoury is the Founder and CEO of Home Grounds.

“Believe it or not, this smoothie contains bananas and coffee – both of which have beneficial effects.

When I’m detoxing, I’m limiting my food intake, as well as ensuring that whatever I put into my body has the maximum nutritional value.

Why bananas? Because they help promote healthy gut flora and contain plenty of fiber to aid in keeping the intestines clean.

And coffee? Coffee is my passion and my business. Many people don’t realize that coffee is probably one of the largest sources of antioxidants.

Here’s the recipe for the Coffee Banana Smoothie:

  • 1 cup chilled Seattle’s Best brewed coffee
  • 1 1/2 bananas, cut into chunks
  • 1 cup nonfat plain Greek yogurt
  • 1 Tbsp ground flax seed
  • 2 tsp honey or agave nectar
  • 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp grated nutmeg
  • 6 ice cubes
  1. Place all of the ingredients in a heavy-duty blender (one that can crush ice).
  2. Blend until smooth.

Calories 126.1 / Total Fat 1.0g / Sat Fat 0.2g / Chol 3.3mg / Sodium 34.2mg/ Total Carbs 21.4g / Fiber 2.4g / Sugar 13.2g / Protein 9.2g”

Javier RoblesJavier Robles

Javier Robles is a Holistic Peak Performance Coach and one of the founding fathers at the men’s lifestyle and well-being movement, Modern Renaissance Man. Javier has over 10 years of experience working in the fitness industry alongside some of the top trainers and metabolic specialists in NYC. Currently, he supports driven individuals to design and implement a holistic and harmonious life guaranteed to have them in a consistent state of peak performance, presence, and productivity.

“When it comes to detoxification, there are a few things to keep in mind. It’ll probably save you some money from opportunistic brands on Instagram who capitalize on the lack of education around detoxification. Detoxing is something our bodies naturally do, and the things we consume either aid in that process or severely slow it down.

Think of your body like your city’s sanitation department. When you eat stuff that takes a lot of time to digest, produces an acidic response, or causes a build-up of mucoid plaque in the gastrointestinal system, that’s like throwing your garbage all out in the street without properly packaging it. You’re essentially making the job harder for the sanitation workers. It’s going to take them more time, and more than likely, they’ll opt for completely skipping your house.

Your body works the exact same way. You wouldn’t throw your trash away all over the driveway and sidewalk, so why make it harder for your body to eliminate waste in the same manner?

There are a few different forms of detoxification that your body does, mainly two forms. Your body is constantly detoxing heavy metals and mucoid plaque. Heavy metals build up in our bodies over time and after exposure to products like deodorant, aerosol sprays, aluminum foil, fish, and much more. Chronic exposure to heavy metals can cause fatigue, headaches, joint pain, and a few other symptoms. Mucoid plaque, on the other hand, is a build-up of undigested matter that combines with mucus and sticks to the large and small intestine. This makes it more difficult for us to optimally absorb the nutrients we eat.

I explain all of this because the following smoothie will aid your body in both the detoxification of mucoid plaque and heavy metals. The recipe goes as follows:

The Double Duty Detox:

  • 1 thumb of ginger
  • 1 bushel of cilantro
  • 1 bushel of parsley
  • ½ cucumber
  • 1 green apple
  • 2 squeezed lemons
  • 1 Tbsp cholera & spirulina
  • 1 Tbsp activated charcoal
  • 2 handfuls concord grapes

Drinking this juice gives your body a break from digestion as there is more surface area, so less work for the digestive system. On top of that, cilantro, parsley, cholera, and spirulina are amazing heavy metal detoxification agents. The grapes and lemon juice are extremely astringent, which means they help pull out any form of plaque build-up. These agents do a clean sweep, and the activated charcoal binds to the plaque making it easier to come out. The best time to drink it would be for breakfast.”

Jamie BacharachJamie Bacharach


Jamie Bacharach is a Licensed Medical Acupuncturist and Health Coach in Jerusalem, Israel, as well as the Head of Practice at Acupuncture Jerusalem. Jamie’s travels have taken her across the world as she has learned to synthesize the best of Western and Eastern medicine to the benefit of her patients.

“My favorite detox smoothie recipe is the Fiery Detox Smoothie:

  • 1 cup coconut water
  • 1 diced green apple
  • 1/2 cup frozen strawberries
  • 1/2 cup frozen pineapple
  • 1/2 cup raw spinach
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • 1 banana
  • 1 avocado
  • 1 Tbsp lime juice
  • 1 tsp cayenne pepper

Loaded with antioxidants, superfoods, nutrients, minerals, and a host of detox-promoting properties, this Fiery Detox Smoothie recipe will give your detox efforts a serious boost. Thanks to ingredients that promote healing, such as coconut water, spinach, and cayenne pepper – as well as superfoods like avocado, banana, and lime juice, the smoothie helps your body rid itself of toxins while loading you up with beneficial vitamins and minerals. Green apple, banana, and pineapple help to promote fullness, thus providing an added boost to any detox program.”

Eddie JohnsonEddie Johnson


Eddie Johnson is passionate about bodybuilding, nutrition, and health and fitness in general. His website, Anabolic Bodies, aims to demystify supplements and workouts and provide fact-based guidance for fitness fanatics.

“My recipe for the ultimate detox smoothie is packed with leafy green veggies – unfortunately, sweet fruits need to take a backseat if your goal is to detoxify. I’ll switch up the ingredients every so often, like adding almond butter if I want more texture, but otherwise, my go-to ingredients are:

  • 1/2 cup coconut water (or almond milk, if you want a thicker consistency)
  • 2 cups green spinach
  • 1 cup kale
  • 1 cup chard
  • Bonus: the juice from one lime or lemon for a kick and an extra detox boost

Blend all together and enjoy! As I mentioned, you can add in a few spoonfuls of almond butter or your other favorite nut butter if you want it thicker.”

Dr. Anna CabecaDr. Anna Cabeca


Triple board-certified, prominent Emory University-trained physician and Amazon #1 Best Seller of Keto-Green 16, Dr. Anna Cabeca has used her expertise and life experiences to create a brand and company that helps women combat negative hormone-related symptoms and implement natural and easy-to-follow solutions that will have them feeling happier, healthier, and confident. After years of working as an OBGYN, she decided to retire her practice and dedicate her life to helping others. Simply put, she makes hormone balance understandable and doable.

“This Pineapple Keto-Green Smoothie recipe is my favorite detox smoothie recipe. It’s vegan-friendly and keto-friendly, and it serves two.


  • 2 cups unsweetened almond or coconut milk
  • 1/2 tsp ground turmeric
  • 2 tsp ground flaxseeds
  • 2 tsp chia seeds
  • 1 avocado
  • 2 Tbsp MCT oil
  • Juice of 1 small lemon
  • 1 cup frozen pineapple, mango, or papaya
  • 2/3 cup frozen cauliflower rice (see note)
  • 4 or 5 ice cubes
  • 2 scoops Dr. Anna Cabeca Keto-Green Shake


  1. Place all ingredients except protein powder in a blender and blend until smooth.
  2. Add protein powder and blend until combined. If the smoothie is too thick, add filtered water until you reach the desired consistency.
  3. Serve cold and store leftovers in the fridge.”

Greg HeilersGreg Heilers

Greg Heilers is the Co-Founder of Jolly SEO.

“As an entrepreneur, I’m usually up early and sitting at my computer for long hours. Here’s a detox smoothie I use to stay healthy.

It has health benefits in the form of:

  • Fiber
  • Antioxidants
  • Omega-3 fatty acids
  • Vitamin C
  • Folic acid
  • Phytonutrients

Detox Fruit Smoothie Recipe:


  • ½ cup frozen berries
  • ½ cup spinach or kale (organic if you can get it)
  • ¼ cup frozen bananas (peeled and sliced)
  • ½ Tbsp flaxseed
  • ½ cup fruit juice (use your favorite) or coconut water (for potassium)


  • Add all ingredients to a blender.
  • Blend on high until smooth.
  • If too thick, add more juice or water.
  • For more sweetness, add extra frozen banana.
  • Enjoy!”

Carly James PhD / MScCarly James PhD / MSc


Carly JamesPhD / MSc is a Fitness Instructor, Nutritionist, Content Developer, and on the Editorial Team at Fitness Authority.

“Here’s my favorite detox smoothie recipe:


  • 2 bananas, sliced
  • 1 apple, peeled, cored, and sliced
  • 1 cup spinach leaves (fresh is best but frozen is fine, just thaw them first)
  • 2 Tbsp citrus juice (e.g., orange)

Put the bananas and apple into a blender. Once they have blended down, add the spinach and citrus juice and blend until smooth.  Add water as needed.

For extra bulk and nutrition, add chia seeds.  Remember to increase the liquid and give them time to absorb it.”

Sergio PedemonteSergio Pedemonte


Sergio is a personal trainer certified under Canadian Fitness Professionals and the CEO of Your House Fitness, a Toronto-based service that brings a personal trainer directly to your home. He is also a published author, with some of his work appearing on prominent sites like MSN and Global News.

“My favorite detox smoothie is a simple one with spinach and berries as the core ingredients. Spinach has anti-inflammatory properties and is loaded with vitamins K and E, not to mention calcium and iron. As for the berries, I use blueberries and acai, which are packed full of vitamins A, C, E, and the entire B-complex.

The recipe is as follows:

  • 1 cup spinach
  • 3/4 cup berries
  • 1 cup coconut water
  • 2 Tbsp chia seeds
  • 1 Tbsp nut butter

Throw the ingredients in a blender for 30-seconds, and you have a toxin-ridding health tonic! Oh, and feel free to switch up the secondary ingredients. Sometimes, I may use flaxseeds in place of chia seeds or maple or birch-water in lieu of coconut water.”

If you’re craving a refreshing detox smoothie but don’t have the time to prepare one at home or don’t have the ingredients on hand for your favorite blend of flavors, stop by a nearby Edible Arrangements® store to choose a refreshing, done-for-you smoothie anytime. Made with fresh, never-frozen fruits, an Edible Arrangements® smoothie is a refreshing, wholesome treat you’ll come back for again and again!