Green detox smoothie for a new, healthy year


  • 1 ripe banana
  • 1 handful of fresh spinach
  • 1/2 cucumber, peeled and diced
  • 1 green apple, cored and diced
  • 1/2 lemon, juice of it
  • 1 teaspoon fresh ginger, grated
  • 1 teaspoon honey or maple syrup (optional, to taste)
  • 1 cup water or coconut water (for consistency)


    1. Peel the banana and cut it into pieces.
    2. Wash the fresh spinach thoroughly.
    3. Peel the cucumber and cut it into small cubes.
    4. Core the green apple and cut it into pieces too.
    5. Squeeze the juice of half a lemon.
    6. Grate the fresh ginger.
    7. Place all ingredients in a blender or food processor.
    8. Optionally add a teaspoon of honey or maple syrup if you prefer a sweeter note.
    9. Add a cup of water or coconut water to reach the desired consistency.
    10. Mix all the ingredients well until the smoothie is nice and creamy.
    11. Pour the green detox smoothie into a glass and enjoy it fresh.

    Why this smoothie is perfect:

      • Rich in Antioxidants: This smoothie is rich in antioxidants from green vegetables, fruits and ginger. Antioxidants help fight free radicals and detoxify the body.
      • Full of vitamins and minerals: The combination of spinach, cucumber, green apple and lemon provides important vitamins and minerals that strengthen the immune system and make your skin glow.
      • Anti-inflammatory: Ginger has anti-inflammatory properties and can help reduce inflammation in the body.
      • Energy and hydration: The natural sugars from the banana and green apple provide you with a healthy source of energy, while the water or coconut water provides hydration.

      This green detox smoothie is a delicious way to start the new year with a fresh start. It supports you in achieving your goals for a healthier, more vital self as part of "New Year, New You". Try it and enjoy the benefits of this refreshing drink!