Top 14 Detox Smoothie Recipes to Cleanse Your Body

While the concept of detoxification is nothing new among health and wellness circles, many consumers become bogged down with the sheer number of programs, treatments and “effective tips” circulating throughout the Internet. Although there are many potent detox programs designed to eliminate toxins from specific portions of your body, what abut those who wish to embark upon a natural detox program without having to purchase exotic herbs or completely eliminate food from their diet?

Smoothies are among the most powerful ways to fully detoxify your body as they include a treasure trove of nutrients and essential compounds to support all systems within your body. Instead of relying on “fancy” supplements and over-hyped detox programs, turn to your local organic produce market and your blender. The following detox smoothie recipes were chosen due to their power to cleanse the body while simultaneously supporting healthy and natural bodily functions.


#1 | Mango Detox Smoothie

mango-juice-with-fruitsMango juice

The following smoothie recipe works to eliminate toxins from your body by increasing circulating antioxidants throughout your body. By increasing the amount of antioxidants in your body, the removal of toxins (also known as free radicals) is significantly enhanced. The recipe as is serves two glasses. This is an excellent breakfast smoothie.

Ingredients

  • 1 Mango (sliced and peeled)
  • 1 Banana (sliced and peeled)
  • 1 Cup of Almond Milk
  • 1/3 Cup of Freshly Squeezed Orange Juice
  • 1/3 Cup of Unflavored Organic Yogurt
  • Juice From 1 Whole Lemon
  • ½-Inch of Freshly Cut Ginger (Minced)

Directions

Add all of the aforementioned ingredients into a high-speed blender. Blend until the consistency is thick and creamy. Consume immediately.


#2 | Vanilla Cranberry Smoothie – An Excellent Source of Probiotics

delicious-cranberriesFresh cranberries

This detox smoothie recipe is ideal for those who are experiencing digestive issues as its ingredients actively work to increase the functionality and efficiency of your entire digestive system. Although some believe frozen fruits are an acceptable ingredient, to truly maximize your nutrient absorption and concentration, always choose freshly grown and picked fruits.

Ingredients

  • 1 ½ Cup of Almond Milk (Unsweetened)
  • 1 Cup Organic Greek Yogurt
  • ½ Cup of Blackberries
  • ½ Cup of Raspberries
  • 1 Tablespoon of Cranberry Powder
  • 1 Teaspoon of Pure Vanilla Extract
  • 6 Ice Cubes

Directions

Combine all ingredients into a high-speed blender. Blend for 60 seconds, or until the ingredients are thoroughly mixed. Consume immediately after blended. This is an excellent breakfast, lunch or between-meal smoothie.


#3 | Banana, Pineapple and Spinach Detox Smoothie

sliced-pineapplePineapple slices

This unique smoothie recipe effective supports the natural elimination of toxins through its high concentration of antioxidants and essential nutrients. This is an effective smoothie for those experiencing mental fatigue as the compounds in each ingredient actively work to enhance brain power and mental clarity.

Ingredients

  • 1 Whole Organic Banana
  • 1 Cup of Organic Pineapple
  • 2 Cups of Fresh/Organic Spinach
  • 1 Cup Water
  • 5 Ice Cubes

Directions

Combine all ingredients into a high-speed blender and blend for 30 to 60 seconds; or until the spinach is well-blended. Consume immediately. Many enjoy this smoothie in the morning for an excellent pick-me-up.


#4 | Spinach and Probiotic Detox Smoothie

spinach-leavesFresh spinach

Digestive problems is considered an epidemic among most Americans. The modern diet is rich in harmful compounds, which literally destroy the functionality of your digestive system. Because your immune system literally lives within your gut, when this part of your body is imbalanced, your entire body is negatively effected. This detox smoothie recipe works to support the natural bacteria balance within your gut through its probiotic properties while providing ample vital nutrients.

Ingredients

  • 1 Whole Organic Banana
  • 1 Cup of Fresh/Organic Spinach
  • ½ Cups of Almond Milk (Unsweetened)
  • ½ Cup of Organic Greek Yogurt
  • 1 Tablespoon of Raw Agave Nectar

Directions 

After placing all ingredients into your blender, blend on medium speed until there are no chunks. This recipe is one serving. Therefore, adjust the quantities as needed.


#5 | Coconut and Kale Detox Smoothie for Skin Health

dish-of-coconut-milk-with-a-split-fresh-coconutCoconut milk

It’s difficult to read a health and wellness magazine or blog without uncovering the benefits of coconuts and kale. These two ingredients are some of the most powerful when it comes to all-natural healing. With a high concentration of essential vitamins, minerals and fatty acids, this smoothie is the ideal solution to detox your skin (among other organs). Many find after supplementing with this smoothie for several weeks, their digestive system and skin health is significantly improved.

Ingredients

  • 6 Ounces of Greek Yogurt
  • 2 Whole Bananas
  • 1 Cup of Chopped Kale
  • ½ Cup of Coconut Water
  • 1 Tablespoon of Raw/Unprocessed Coconut Oil
  • 1 Tablespoon of Raw Coconut Meat
  • ½ Tablespoon of Almond Butter

Directions

Layer each ingredient in your high-speed blender. Make sure to add the coconut water last. Blend on high speed for 90 seconds, or until the consistency is smooth. Serve in a chilled glass.


#6 | Butternut Squash Detox Smoothie – An Excellent Vitamin Source

butternut-pumpkins-lying-on-a-kitchen-table Butternut

In order to effectively detoxify your body, you must ensure your body has ample amounts of essential vitamins and minerals. The following detox smoothie recipe features a high concentration of Vitamins A and C, as well as potassium, folate and fiber. This is a perfect smoothie for those wishing to replace a meal.

Ingredients

  • 2 Cups of Butternut Squash (Cut into Cubes)
  • 2 Organic Apples (Chopped and Cored)
  • 1 Whole Banana
  • 1 Cup of Coconut Milk
  • 2 Tablespoons of Sunflower Butter (or Peanut Butter)
  • ½ Teaspoon of Cinnamon
  • ½ Teaspoon of Organic Ginger

Directions

Layer all ingredients into your high speed blender. As you blend, you may need to stop and scrape the sides as this is a decently thick smoothie. If you wish for a thinner consistency, add a little more coconut milk.


#7 | Basil and Blueberry Detox Smoothie – Natural Source of Energy and Health

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The compounds found within this detox smoothie are known to boost your natural energy levels by introducing essential vitamins and minerals your brain and body require to function properly. Many find this smoothie to be an excellent coffee substitute. While there’s no caffeine, the potent ingredient list interacts with your body to naturally stimulate your own energy stores – a perfect way to start your day.

Ingredients

  • 2 Whole Bananas
  • 2 Cups of Blueberries
  • 7 Basil Leaves
  • 2 Tablespoons of Sunflower Butter
  • 1 Tablespoon of Agave Nectar
  • 2 Tablespoons of Flax Seeds (Ground)
  • 2 Cups of Almond Milk (Unsweetened)

Directions

Combine all ingredients into your high speed blender and blend until the consistency is smooth. Drink as a snack or meal replacement.


#8 | Berries-n-Oats Detox Smoothie Recipe

strawberries-20150817014932 Strawberries

This nourishing smoothie helps detoxify your body through its high antioxidant count and fiber concentration. By supporting your digestive system and immune system, you’re able to effectively remove toxins while supporting nearly every bodily system. Enjoy this smoothie as a breakfast or mid-afternoon snack.

Ingredients

  • 10 Fresh/Organic Strawberries
  • 1 Whole Banana
  • 1 Cup of Coconut Milk
  • ½ Cup of Organic Raspberries
  • ½ Cup of Organic Blueberries
  • ½ Cup of Organic Blackberries
  • 2 Tablespoons of Rolled Oats
  • 2 Teaspoons of Organic Agave Nectar
  • 1 Teaspoon of Flax Seeds (Ground)
  • 5 Ice Cubes

Directions

Combine all ingredients in your blender; adding the coconut milk last. Blend on high powerful for 60 seconds, or until the consistency is smooth and creamy.


#9 | Almonds & Cherries Detox Smoothie Recipe

bowl-full-of-almonds-20150817014932 Almonds

Almonds are among the most beneficial ingredients when it comes to whole body detoxification. Along with being an excellent source of essential vitamins and minerals, research has found consuming almonds reduces your risk of heart attacks, lowers “bad” cholesterol, builds strong bones and the healthy fats within this ingredient actually helps support weight loss. When combined with the antioxidant concentration found in organic cherries, this detox smoothie effectively supports your entire body for full health and toxin elimination.

Ingredients

  • 1 Tablespoon of Raw/Virgin Coconut Oil
  • 3 Tablespoons of Almonds
  • 2 Tablespoons of Honey
  • 1 Teaspoon of Cinnamon
  • ½ Teaspoon of Almond Extract
  • 1 Cup of Fresh Cherries
  • 1 Cup of Almond Milk (Unsweetened)
  • 6 Ice Cubes

Directions

Combine all ingredients into your blender and blend on high until the consistency is smooth as silk. Drink in the morning for an increase in energy and mental focus.


#10 | Peach and Almond Detox Smoothie – A Delicious Detox Treat

peach-on-wooden-tableFresh peaches

Much like the aforementioned smoothie, this recipe calls upon the healthy nutrients found in almonds and the antioxidant power of fresh fruit to help support all bodily systems while promoting the release of toxins through natural elimination channels. Those with digestive system issues may find this smoothie to be ideal at promoting healthy bowel movements and eliminating symptoms, such as bloating and constipation. Drink this smoothie in the mornings for an extra-potent kick-start to your day.

Ingredients

  • 1 Whole Banana
  • 1 Whole Peach (White or Yellow; Your Preference)
  • 5 Strawberries (Sliced)
  • 1.5 Cups of Unsweetened Almond Milk
  • 1 Tablespoon of Raw/Virgin Coconut Oil
  • 1 Teaspoon of Ground Flax Seeds
  • 6 Ice Cubes

Directions

Place each ingredient into your blender and blend on medium speed until it’s thoroughly combined. While some prefer to use frozen fruits for a thicker consistency, to maximize nutrient count, always choose organic and fresh fruits.


#11 | The Little Green Monster – The Perfect Detox Smoothie

kaleFresh kale

This unique detox smoothie recipe calls upon some of the most nutritionally-rich ingredients to promote the release of toxins while simultaneously enhancing your vitamins, minerals and other essential nutrients. This recipe is ideal for those looking to jump-start their morning or indulge in a delicious afternoon snack. Due to the high nutrition count within this detox smoothie, some may find it an acceptable meal replacement option.

Ingredients

  • 1 Cup of Fresh Strawberries (Sliced)
  • ½ Cup of Organic Cucumbers (Peeled and Sliced)
  • 1 Whole Banana (Sliced)
  • 1.5 Cup of Almond Milk (Unsweetened)
  • 1.5 Cups of Kale (Stems Removed)
  • 2 Cups of Spinach (Chopped)
  • 5 Ice Cubes

Directions

Add the banana, kale and almond milk into the blender. Blend for 15 seconds on high. Stop the blender and add the remaining ingredients. Blend on medium for 60 seconds, or until the consistency is thick and creamy. Immediately consume and enjoy a near-instant boost in energy and mental clarity.


#12 | Whole Body Detox Smoothie Recipe – A Delicious Detox 

slice-of-ginger-and-piece-of-ginger-20150817014932Sliced ginger

Who says a detox smoothie has to be bland and lacking true deliciousness? This unique smoothie recipe features bold flavors and even bolder detoxification properties. Through its use of ginger and fresh fruits, your body is invaded by a host of natural antioxidants capable of eliminating free radicals from throughout your body while supporting nearly every bodily function.

Ingredients

  • 1 Whole Peach (Sliced)
  • 1 Cup of Fresh Blueberries (Not Frozen)
  • 1 Whole Banana (Not Frozen)
  • 1-Inch of Freshly Chopped Ginger
  • 2 Tablespoons of Ground Flax seed
  • 1 Cup of Almond Milk (Unsweetened)
  • 5 Ice Cubes

Directions

Combine all ingredients into a high-speed blender, and blend until the consistency is smooth. Want a thicker consistency? Add a few more ice cubes during the blending process.


#13 | An Antioxidant-Rich Smoothie – Eliminate Harmful Free Radicals

raspberries Raspberries

Free radicals are unstable molecules capable of actually manipulating and destroying tissues at the cellular level. The concentration of these toxins can grow uncontrollably if you don’t ingest ample amounts of antioxidants. This unique detox smoothie effectively combats these harmful compounds through its potent antioxidant concentrations. Drink at least three times per week to truly experience the full detoxification properties.

Ingredients

  • 1.5 Cups of Unsweetened Almond Milk
  • ½ Cup of Blueberries
  • ½ Cup of Raspberries
  • ½ Cup of Strawberries
  • ½ Cup of Sliced Kiwi
  • ½ Cup of Blackberries
  • 2 Tablespoons of Raw Honey
  • 1 Teaspoon of Pure Vanilla Extract
  • 1-Inch of Freshly Sliced Ginger
  • 5 Ice Cubes

Directions

Add all of the ingredients into your blender and puree until a smooth consistency is reached. The fresh ginger brings out the natural sweetness found in the fresh fruits, and adds to the overall detoxification process. Immediately server in a chilled glass to enjoy a significant boost in your overall antioxidant content.


#14 | Fruits, Veggies and Deliciousness – A Unique Green Detox Smoothie

detailed-image-of-fresh-juicy-orange-pieces-20150817014931Sliced oranges

As you can see, the most potent detox smoothies are those that combine not only fruits, but also vegetables. While many avoid adding vegetables into their smoother – for fear the taste will be too off-putting – this recipe delivers a delicious sweet flavor, which completely hides the vegetable taste. Through its intense nutrient content, your entire body is treated by eliminating toxins and promoting healthier bodily functions. This is an excellent detox smoothie after a weekend of binge drinking, which you should actively try to limit or eliminate from your weekend habits.

Ingredients

  • 1 Cup of Freshly Squeezed Oranges
  • 1 Cup of Greek Yogurt (Organic)
  • 1 Cup of Freshly Chopped Mango
  • 1 Cup of Chopped Cucumber (Remove the Skin)
  • 2 Cups of Fresh Baby Spinach
  • 1 Cup of Fresh Baby Kale
  • 2 Tablespoons of Freshly Minced Ginger
  • 5 Ice Cubes

Directions

Combine all of the listed ingredients into your high-powered blender. Blend for 90 seconds and check its consistency. Continue to blend until all ingredients are completely blended into a smooth texture. If you desire a thicker consistency, add several more ice cubes and continue to blend. To thoroughly maximize the unique flavor profile created by the ingredients, serve in a glass that’s been chilled in your freezer. Allow the smoothie to rest for 60 seconds in the frozen glass before consuming. Need a sweeter flavor? Add 1 to 2 tablespoons of raw honey or agave nectar. However, many find the fresh ginger brings out the natural sweetness within the mango and orange juice. Take note: the ginger can be quite powerful, therefore, you may want to start off with a smaller amount of ginger than what’s listed above, and slowly add more to your taste. Although, you should use a minimum of 1 teaspoon of ginger to still obtain its health benefits.


Conclusion

There you have it, a complete list of some of the most potent detox smoothie recipes. Feel free to adjust the quantities of any ingredient listed to suit your taste. Strive to consume a smoothie at least three times per week to truly maximize the natural detoxification process of your body.

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