Have you ever thought about apple cider vinegar in smoothies? Well, I did, so I made an apple cider vinegar smoothie!

Adding apple cider vinegar is a great way to sneak this healthy vinegar into your diet and get all its benefits!

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Apple Cider Vinegar Smoothie

Apple Cider Vinegar Smoothie (Weight Loss)

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Revitalize with this apple cider vinegar smoothie, promoting digestion, detoxification, and metabolism boost. A zesty sip for a healthier energized you!

  • Total Time: 5 minutes
  • Yield: 1 1x

Ingredients

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  • 1 tsp apple cider vinegar (with the mother)
  • 1 cup frozen pineapple chunks
  • 1 tbsp almond butter
  • 1 handful of spinach
  • 1 tbsp flaxseeds
  • 1/2 cup almond milk

Instructions

  1. Measure your ingredients as listed and set aside.
  2. Using a Nutribullet or a blender, add the frozen pineapple and spinach first.
  3. Add the rest of the ingredients to your blender.
  4. Blend for 2-3 minutes, until smooth and creamy.
  5. Serve and enjoy!

Notes

Drink the smoothie as soon as it’s blended.

  • Author: Ella Waterworth
  • Prep Time: 3 minutes
  • Cook Time: 2 minutes
  • Category: Smoothie
  • Cuisine: American
  • Diet: Vegan

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 1 smoothie
  • Calories: 235
  • Sugar: 15.2g
  • Fat: 12g
  • Carbohydrates: 30g
  • Fiber: 8.1g
  • Protein: 4g

Benefits Of Apple Cider Vinegar Smoothie

apple cider vinegar smoothie served in a glass cup surrounded by sliced apple and a bottle of apple cider vinegar

While apple cider vinegar alone has many benefits, combined with other healthy fresh ingredients, this smoothie has so many benefits to offer.

Some of the main benefits of this vinegar smoothie include:

  • Nutrient-Rich: Packed with essential nutrients from a variety of ingredients used in the smoothie.
  • Antioxidant Boost: The smoothie contains antioxidants from spinach, flaxseeds, and pineapple that may help combat oxidative stress.
  • Digestive Health: The apple cider vinegar may contribute to digestive health and so much more.
  • Heart-Healthy Fats: Almond butter provides healthy fats beneficial for heart health.
  • Plant-Based Protein: The drink offers a source of plant-based protein from almond butter and flaxseeds.
  • Dietary Fiber: Rich in fiber, promoting digestive regularity and aiding in satiety.
  • Vitamins and Minerals: Provides a range of vitamins and minerals, including vitamin A, vitamin C, iron, calcium, and potassium.
  • Energy Boost: The combination of nutrients provides a natural energy boost.
  • Flaxseed Omega-3s: Flaxseeds contribute omega-3 fatty acids, which are beneficial for heart and brain health.

After you make this apple cider vinegar smoothie, you should try my turmeric apple cider vinegar detox drink & apple cider vinegar and pineapple juice recipes!

How Much Apple Cider Vinegar Should You Add To a Smoothie?

green smoothie in a glass cup

A general rule of thumb is 1 teaspoon of apple cider vinegar per serving.

If you are filling up a big jug, which is likely to serve 2-3 I like to add 2 tablespoons.

These are just general rules, test and make sure the quantities fit your own tastes.  

Tasty Recipe Variations

I had a lot of fun developing this smoothie with apple cider vinegar. 

I tested numerous variations, using different ingredient combinations.

Try them out, they are all yummy!

  1. Swap The Pineapple: I tested using mango and berries instead of pineapple. Just make sure the substitutes are frozen fruits!
  2. Swap The Liquid Base: The original recipe contains almond milk, but a really tasty substitute is coconut water.
  3. Add Some Protein: I have tested both adding yogurt, or a protein powder to boost the protein content. 1/2 cup of yogurt, or 2 small scoops of powder.
  4. Citrus Twist: Experiment with refreshing citrus fruits like frozen mandarin oranges or grapefruit instead of pineapple for a zesty twist.
  5. Nutty Banana Variation: Use a frozen banana as an additional ingredient to the original recipe. 1/4 cup is plenty. This variation brings a creamy texture and extra sweetness.
  6. Superfood Infusion: Boost the power of your smoothie by incorporating superfoods. Add a teaspoon of spirulina or acai powder for an antioxidant boost and a unique earthy flavor. It’s a vibrant and nutritious enhancement.

Apple Cider Vinegar Smoothie

Recipe FAQs:

My followers loved my recent weight loss apple cider vinegar and lemon juice on TikTok.

When I shared this smoothie with apple cider vinegar, it was loved even more!

Some popular questions from the community regarding the smoothie included:

When Is The Best Time To Drink This Smoothie?

Consume the smoothie with food. Avoid drinking on an empty stomach. The acidity of the apple cider vinegar can irritate your stomach.

Is The Smoothie Good For Weight Loss?

The smoothie can aid weight loss when coupled with a balanced calorie deficit diet. The smoothie's nutrient diversity promotes satiety, while the fiber and protein content contribute to metabolic efficiency.

What Is The Best Apple Cider Vinegar Type To Use In Smoothies?

When using apple cider vinegar in smoothies, always choose raw vinegar with the mother! This is the best type of apple cider vinegar, containing the most benefits.

If you have any suggestions, or feedback, or just want to say hi, feel free to contact me. You can also find me on Instagram, YouTube, & Facebook!

Happy blending! 

Ella Waterworth
Ella Waterworth

Founder & Recipe Developer at Smoothies N Cookies

Ella Waterworth is the founder of Smoothies N Cookies and she is a professional smoothie recipe creator. She gained extensive knowledge of creating smoothies by working for Smoothie King for several years.

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