This blueberry detox smoothie is creamy, sweet, delicious and so good for you.

The smoothie is also vegan-friendly, and totally dairy-free too. if you are looking for a delicious detox smoothie, try this berry detox, you will love it!

Blueberry Detox Smoothie

Benefits Of Blueberry Detox

You are probably wondering, are blueberries good for detox? The answer is, yes they are. Especially wild blueberries.

Detoxing benefits aren’t the only thing this blueberry smoothie has to offer.

Let’s take a look at some more benefits this drink offers:

  • Rich in Antioxidants: Blueberries are well-known for their high antioxidant content, particularly anthocyanins, which can help reduce inflammation and oxidative stress in the body.
  • Hydration and Electrolytes: Coconut water is a natural source of electrolytes, including potassium, magnesium, and sodium, which are essential for hydration and maintaining fluid balance in the body. This makes your smoothie particularly refreshing and hydrating, especially after exercise or during hot weather.
  • Digestive Health: The fiber content in the smoothie, coming from ingredients like blueberries, chia seeds, and spinach, supports healthy digestion. Fiber helps to regulate bowel movements and prevent constipation, which is essential for a good detox.
  • Boosts Immune Function: Ingredients like grapefruit and lime are high in vitamin C, a vital nutrient for immune system function. 
  • Heart Health: The combination of fiber, healthy fats from chia seeds, and antioxidants contribute to cardiovascular health. 
  • Energy Levels: The natural sugars in fruits like blueberries and grapefruit provide a quick source of energy, while the fiber and healthy fats help to sustain it.
  • Skin Health: The vitamin C and antioxidants in this smoothie can also contribute to healthier skin by supporting the production of collagen.
  • Weight Loss: High in nutrients but relatively low in calories, this smoothie can be a useful addition to a weight loss diet plan.

I recommend that you also try my banana detox smoothie and my heavy metal detox blueberry smoothie recipe!

Key Ingredients In This Detox Blueberry Smoothie

Blueberry Detox Smoothie served in a round glass cup

When making detox smoothies, it’s important that you select the right ingredients.

Mixing random ingredients won’t help the detoxification of your body, so selecting the right ingredients is crucial.

We will break down each ingredient we used, and how it can benefit the detoxing of your body.

#1. Wild Blueberries

Wild Blueberries

If you can get your hand on some wild blueberries, that would be ideal, however, organic or other blueberries can also work. 

Wild blueberries have a lot more antioxidants, than regular blueberries. As for the detox properties, the presence of phytochemicals in blueberries aids the detoxing in your body.

#2. Grapefruit

Grapefruit

Grapefruit does wonders for our digestion. It helps the cleansing process in your body, thanks to the antioxidants and vitamins.

Furthermore, grapefruit is in low calories, making it a great weight loss fruit.

#3. Spinach

Spinach

Spinach is high in fiber, which is crucial to help cleanse your colon

We have so many toxins in our colon, and when you are constipated or you don’t have regular bowel movements, you tend to keep these toxins in your bowels.

A high-fiber diet combined with plenty of water, is key to flushing out toxins from your colon and improving constipation.

Furthermore, spinach is high in antioxidants and Vitamin C, which are both wonderful for keeping you healthy.

#4. Chia Seeds

Chia Seeds

Chia seeds have many benefits. They are high in plant protein and fiber. 

Chia seeds expand when they are in contact with liquid and moisture, so when they reach your colon, they expand, which makes your bowel movements more regular.

As discussed earlier, regular bowel movements help flush out toxins.

Apart from detox benefits, chia seeds can also keep your heart healthy!

#5. Lime Juice

Lime Juice

The acid citric found in lime and lemon juice is great for keeping your digestion healthy and helping you beat the bloat.

Lime juice is also great for boosting your immune system, thanks to its Vitamin C which goes hand-in-hand with detoxing.

#6. Coconut Water

Coconut Water

An important part of detoxing is hydration. Coconut water is delicious and very hydrating.

Proper hydration can really benefit your skin. Furthermore, the presence of antioxidants and vitamin C in coconut water may naturally stimulate collagen synthesis.

Smoothie Variations And Recipe Notes

You can easily change some ingredients or add ingredients to the recipe if you want to.

Below I am leaving some options you could try which I have personally tested and loved:

  • Nutty Creaminess: Dollop a tablespoon of almond butter for extra creaminess and healthy fats.
  • Protein Boost: Add a scoop of protein powder, or 1/2 cup of yogurt for extra protein.
  • Swap The Greens: You can use kale or other greens instead of spinach.
  • The Base: Use plain water instead of coconut water.
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Blueberry Detox Smoothie

Blueberry Detox Smoothie

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This blueberry detox smoothie is creamy, sweet, delicious and so good for you.

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

Ingredients

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  • 1 cup frozen blueberries
  • 1 handful of spinach (washed)
  • 1 tbsp chia seeds
  • 1/2 grapefruit (peeled and seeds removed)
  • 1/2 lime (juiced)
  • 1/2 cup coconut water

Instructions

  1. Prepare the ingredients as described in the ingredients list.
  2. Add all your ingredients to a high-speed blender.
  3. Blitz until smooth. For about 4-5 minutes.
  4. Serve and enjoy!

Notes

Best consumed straight away.

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

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 1 smoothie
  • Calories: 243
  • Sugar: 14.5g
  • Fat: 3.3g
  • Carbohydrates: 33.4g
  • Fiber: 9.2g
  • Protein: 3.9g
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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