4 Spa-Inspired Detoxifying Smoothies

Spa-Inspired Detoxifying Smoothies

Detoxifying smoothies work to practically press the reset button on our bodies and skin while leaving us feeling refreshed. What better way to make the most out of these smoothies than by asking the experts? Here are some go-to detox smoothies that bring the spa—and the refreshment that comes with—to you, whether you’re on the go or healthily entertaining. 

Glowing Green Smoothie from The Spa at Sea Island

  • 1 cup spinach
  • ¼ cup celery
  • ½ cup pear
  • ½ cup green apple
  • Juice of one lime

Ginger Bunny Smoothie from The BodyHoliday

  • 2 carrots
  • 1 apple
  • 1 piece of ginger root 
  • Process all ingredients through a vegetable juice extractor, pour into a glass and serve immediately.

Green Goddess Smoothie from The BodyHoliday

  • 10 spinach leaves
  • 1 celery stalk
  • ½ cucumber
  • 1 oz parsley
  • Process all ingredients through a vegetable juice extractor, pour into a glass and serve immediately.

The Dark & Stormy from The Water Club at Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa

  • ¼ cup organic wild blueberry juice
  • 1/8-cup organic blackberry juice
  • 1/8 cup Acai berry juice
  • ¼ cup fresh organic pomegranate juice
  • 1 tsp freshly squeezed lime juice
  • 1 1/2 tsp. organic blue agave nectar
  • 1 tsp fresh ginger juice
  • 1 freshly squeezed lime
  • 2-3 sprigs fresh mint leaves
  • 6-7 berry infused ice cubes
  • Splash of seltzer

For the cubes: Rinse a few each of mixed berries (blueberries, raspberries, and Blackberries). Next, arrange a couple pieces of each berry in the compartments of an ice cube tray. Top carefully with spring water. Freeze overnight before using.

For the Elixir: Combine all juices, agave, and mint leaves in a large shaker with 6-7 regular ice cubes. Shake vigorously for a few minutes. Place the berry cubes in a glass, drizzle a little Agave all over the cubes. Carefully strain the shaken elixir over the cubes, and then top with seltzer splash garnish with fresh mint leaves.