Kombucha Smoothie

Boost your immune system and gut health with this kombucha smoothie!

It’s packed with vitamins and anti-inflammatory properties.

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Kombucha Smoothie

Kombucha Smoothie

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Boost your gut health with my Kombucha Smoothie! Blending the tangy goodness of kombucha with fresh fruits and seeds, it’s a delicious and probiotic-rich way to start your day.

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


Units Scale
  • 1 cup frozen pineapple
  • 1 lemon juiced
  • 1 cup of kombucha
  • 1 teaspoon minced ginger root
  • 1 tablespoon chia seeds
  • 1/2 red or green apple (cored and diced)


  • Prepare the ingredients as instructed.
  • Add them all to a high-speed blender and blend for 2-3 minutes.
  • Pour the smoothie over a cup filled with ice if you like and enjoy!


*For smoothie benefits, recipe notes, and more, scroll down!

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


  • Serving Size: 1 smoothie
  • Calories: 237
  • Sugar: 29.6g
  • Fat: 4.4g
  • Carbohydrates: 51.3g
  • Fiber: 9.5g
  • Protein: 3.4g

Why You Will Love This Kombucha Smoothie

Kombucha Smoothie served in a round glass cup

Aside the fact that you get to have your daily kombucha inside a delicious smoothie, this smoothie has so much more to offer.

It’s a great way for example to add more flavor to your daily kombucha and make it more nutritious with fiber and vitamins.

Here’s an overview of why I love this kombucha smoothie:

  • High in Vitamin C: Both pineapple and lemon are excellent sources of Vitamin C, which is essential for immune function, skin health, and antioxidant protection.
  • Digestive Health Support: The ginger and kombucha in the smoothie support digestive health. 
  • Energy Boosting: The natural sugars in pineapple and apple, along with the probiotic content of kombucha, can provide a quick energy boost without the crash associated with caffeinated beverages.
  • Hydrating: The high water content in fruits and kombucha makes this smoothie a hydrating choice, ideal for replenishing fluids after exercise or during hot weather.
  • Rich in Dietary Fiber: The chia seeds and apple, make this smoothie a good source of dietary fiber, which is beneficial for digestive health and more.
  • Easy to Make: This smoothie can be quickly blended up in just a few minutes, making it a perfect, hassle-free option for busy mornings or as a speedy snack.
  • Customizable: You can easily adjust the sweetness or the thickness by adding more fruit, water, or ice, making it versatile to suit your taste preferences.
  • Refreshing Flavor: The combination of tangy lemon, sweet pineapple, and a hint of spicy ginger creates a refreshing and enjoyable drink.

If you enjoy this smoothie, I recommend that you also try my protein gut healthy smoothie and my bloat detox tea recipe.

Smoothie Variations And Recipe Notes:

Kombucha Smoothie being poured into a round glass cup from a blender jug

You can swap or add ingredients and experiment as much as you like.

I will leave some options below that you could try if you want:

  1. Other Fruit Variations: Swap the pineapple for a more colorful fruit, such as raspberries, blueberries, or mango.
  2. Boost With Extra Probiotics: Add 1/2 cup of yogurt or kefir for extra gut-friendly properties and protein.
  3. No Chia: If you don’t have chia seeds, use oats, or other seeds such as pumpkin seeds etc.
  4. No Ginger Root: Instead of ginger root, you can use 1/2 teaspoon ground dried ginger powder.

Recipe Equipment

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

All my blenders worked with this recipe.

Even if you own a blender that I have not tested, I am confident that the recipe will work with it.

Considering my BlendJet 4000mAh worked well, and it’s a pretty low-speed blender.

Kombucha Smoothie Recipe FAQs:

What type of kombucha should I use in this smoothie?

Any flavor of kombucha can be used, but it's best to choose one that complements the other ingredients. For a smoothie with pineapple, ginger, and apple, flavors like ginger-lemon, berry, or even plain kombucha work well to enhance the fruity and slightly spicy profile.

Is this smoothie suitable for children?

While kombucha is safe for most people, it does contain trace amounts of alcohol as a byproduct of fermentation. It's advisable to consult with a pediatrician before offering kombucha to children.

How long does this smoothie stay fresh?

It's best to consume this smoothie immediately after preparation to enjoy all the benefits of the ingredients, especially the active cultures in kombucha. If stored in the fridge, consume within 24 hours for best taste.

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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