Celery isn’t just for stews, soups, or juicing, celery can go in your smoothies, and offer the same benefits.

Whether you are trying to cleanse or detox your body, a green celery smoothie should be on your menu!

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Green Celery Smoothie

Cleansing Green Celery Smoothie

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Refresh with a cleansing green celery smoothie, no banana needed! Blend celery, pineapple, spinach, coconut water, and lemon for a pure, detoxifying, and hydrating drink.

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

Ingredients

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  • 1 large rib of fresh diced celery
  • 1 cup frozen pineapple chunks
  • 1 handful of spinach (washed)
  • 1/3 avocado (peeled and stone removed)
  • 1/2 lemon – juiced
  • 1 cup coconut water (or regular water)

Instructions

  1. Wash and dice the celery. Wash the spinach and measure your other ingredients.
  2. Set them all aside.
  3. To a Nutribullet or a higher-capacity blender, add the celery and coconut milk first.
  4. Blend for 2 minutes.
  5. Add the rest of the ingredients and blend for another 3 minutes.
  6. Serve and drink immediately.

Notes

*For smoothie benefits, variations, and more, scroll past the recipe!

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

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 1 smoothie
  • Calories: 222
  • Sugar: 21.4g
  • Fat: 7g
  • Carbohydrates: 37.1g
  • Fiber: 8.4g
  • Protein: 4g

What Are The Benefits Of This Green Celery Smoothie?

cleansing celery smoothie topped with fresh celery

Celery juice and celery smoothies have many benefits

But this specific weight loss celery smoothie has a lot of fiber in it, healthy fat, and other nutrients thanks to the combination of healthy ingredients.

Here’s an overview of the benefits of drinking this green celery smoothie:

  1. Hydration: Coconut water provides excellent hydration, replenishing electrolytes.
  2. Cleansing and Detox Effects: The combination of celery’s diuretic properties and spinach’s chlorophyll content helps naturally cleanse and detoxify the body, supporting liver function.
  3. Nutrient Dense: Loaded with vitamins (A, C, K) and minerals (potassium, iron), supporting overall health, immune function, and energy levels.
  4. Digestive Health: The fiber from celery, spinach, and avocado aids in digestion and promotes gut health.
  5. Antioxidant-Rich: Pineapple and spinach offer antioxidants that combat oxidative stress and inflammation.
  6. Heart Health: Avocado’s healthy fats can support heart health by maintaining healthy cholesterol levels.
  7. Weight Management: High in fiber and water content, this smoothie can help you feel full longer, aiding in weight loss.
  8. Bone Strength: Spinach and coconut water contribute calcium and magnesium, essential for bone health.

If you do make this smoothie and enjoy it, I recommend that you also try my cucumber and celery smoothie recipe, as well as my celery kiwi and ginger smoothie!

Both of these recipes are just as nutritious as this green smoothie!

green celery smoothie being poured into a glass cup

Smoothie Variations And Recipe Notes

There are several changes you could make to this recipe should you want to.

All of the suggested variations have been tested by me, so they won’t disappoint you!

Check them out:

  1. Swap The Pineapple: The pineapple can be replaced with mango or even banana. Just make sure they are frozen.
  2. Chia Seed Boost: Boost the nutrient powder of this smoothie by adding a tablespoon of chia seeds to the recipe.
  3. Morning Caffeine Boost: If you prefer to drink this smoothie for breakfast, add 1/2 teaspoon of matcha for extra antioxidants and of course, caffeine! 
  4. More Greens: Throw in fresh wheatgrass, kale, collard chard, and other greens for an even healthier green smoothie!

Green Celery Smoothie

Blender Suitability:

Blender Type Suitability
Nutribullet 600
Vitamix Blender Propel 510
BlendJet 4000mAh
Ninja Blender BL610
Oster 6640 Blender x
Hamilton Beach 58148A Blender x
AMZChef Blender 1800 W
Wamife Blender

The smoothie contains fresh celery, which needs to be blended really finely, otherwise you will have bits in your smoothie.

For that to happen, you need a high-speed blender.

I found that whilst Oster 6640 Blender, and Hamilton Beach 58148A Blender were not compatible for this recipe, they were compatible if you make more than 1 serving.

This is because the blender has a higher volume of ingredients to work with, allowing an easier blend.

For a single serving smoothie, I recommend Blendjet blender or a Nutribullet.

If you are making several servings, you can use any of the blenders from the list above.

Dietary:

Type Of Diet Suitable
Vegan-Friendly
Dairy-Free
Gluten-Free
Diabetic-Friendly
Paleo-Friendly
Keto-Friendly
Raw Food-Friendly

Recipe FAQs:

Can I Use Milk Instead of Coconut Water In This Celery Smoothie?

Yes, you can use milk, even dairy-free milk as the base for this celery smoothie. Do note though, that the taste of the smoothie will be impacted.

When Is The Best Time To Drink This Celery Smoothie?

I personally love drinking this celery smoothie for breakfast, but it can be consumed any time of the day.

Can I Use Celery Juice Instead Of Whole Celery?

You can use celery juice instead of fresh celery, but using a whole celery has many more nutrients than just using the juice. The whole celery stalk contains fiber, which is stripped away during the juicing process.

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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