Kiwi Berry Punch

Berries are naturally sweet immunity boosters, low-calorie, and full of antioxidants. Kiwi is packed with vitamin C and an amazing fat-burning citrus fruit. We always keep several bags of frozen berries in the freezer— which is perfect for this recipe.

Kiwi Berry Punch

Serves 2


  • 2 cups spinach, fresh
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 cup blueberries
  • 1 cup mixed berries
  • 1 bananas
  • 1 kiwi
  • 1/2 avocado


Blend spinach and water until smooth. Next add the remaining fruits and blend again. * Use at least one frozen fruit to make the green smoothie cold.

110 Responses to “Kiwi Berry Punch”

  1. Vanitha 1.10.2015 at 6:12 pm #

    Hi All
    I was meant to begin my green smoothie journey this morning. But ended up eating a chocolate chip hot cross bun! Blah! Temptation got the better of me but I was determined not to give up so I made the Kiwi Berry Punch for lunch. The taste was different from what I had in mind but drinkable and I didn’t gag so that’s a good sign. : )
    I don’t reckon on a given day I would have consumed as much vegetables and fruits in my diet so I can see how this is going to help me in the long run. The idea is to have the smoothie for breakfast and lunch and a main meal. Just one question, the portioning is for 2 serves, now I’ve left over smoothie. How long can it be kept for? Ideally I know it’s best drunk right away. I’ve put it in an airtight jar and stored it in the refrigerator.

  2. Daija 1.5.2015 at 10:46 am #

    Is there another fruit I can substitute for the banana?

  3. bing 11.7.2014 at 10:15 pm #

    What would be the difference if I will use a juicer (masticating or centrifugal) instead of a blender for veggies, then blender for fruits?

  4. Nancy 10.18.2014 at 8:18 am #

    Hey! I have a similar one, which is suuuuper boosting, super filling and has an amazing taste! Try this and let me know:
    1 banana
    1/2 avocado
    13 dates
    1/2 cup milk
    1/2 cup coconut water
    1 tbsp sunflower seeds
    1 tablespoon chia seeds
    2 handfuls spinach
    2 handful kale
    (optional:a bit of parsley and 1 tbsp fennel seeds. Both are rather nutritious and u don’t even taste it)

    • SGS Rawkstar Jessie 10.20.2014 at 11:34 am #

      Hey Nancy! Thanks for sharing. 4 handfuls of leafy greens is awesome! Keep blending those leafy greens!

  5. Val 10.13.2014 at 9:34 am #

    Jadah & Jen, love love love your site.
    Can I substitute kale for the spinach?

  6. Cassondra 10.10.2014 at 11:39 am #

    Is it okay to use canned fruits? Or store bought frozen? I only ask because I am a single mother and produce can be very pricey. Thanks!

    • SGS Rawkstar Jessie 10.15.2014 at 10:47 am #

      Hey Cassondra.

      Great question! Yes, if store bought frozen works with your budget, go for it! :) Thanks for being apart of our SGS Community!

  7. Carl 10.6.2014 at 2:23 pm #

    Hi. Thanks for the recipes first of all. This is the first green smoothie I ever made, and probably had. I don’t love it yet, but A LOT better than I expected. I’ll be open minded, and try different ones till I find something I love, I think it’s just a matter of time. Thought the spinach will make it nasty, but it’s quite neutral, in a good way. A beginner question, I don’t really get when you should drink smoothies though. It’s a really huge “portion” for a drink, is it more like a meal? Can (should it be) Breakfast, brunch, dinner, post workout shake? Not really sure. Because it feels a lot more like a meal than a drink Would be nice if you could provide me with a link explaining all that, because I’m interested. Thanks and congratulations on an awesome website

    • SGS Rawkstar Jessie 10.6.2014 at 7:54 pm #

      Hey Carl. This is not a fast or a restrictive diet, so you can eat regular meals during this challenge. We are making healthy lifestyle changes that will last a lifetime! Our goal for you is to drink at least one 2-cup serving green smoothie a day in addition to your regular diet. If you would like, you can replace 1 or 2 meals with green smoothies. If you drink green smoothies as meal replacements, make sure to add a protein boost (plant-based protein powder, nut milk, nut butter), or snack on some nuts or a hard-boiled egg 30-60 minutes after you drink your green smoothie.

  8. Shalonda 9.17.2014 at 8:57 pm #

    Goodness, gracious! Just scrumptious!

    • SGS Rawkstar Jessie 9.18.2014 at 6:03 am #

      :) Thanks for the feedback! Which smoothie is next on your list to try, Shalonda?

  9. Jessica 9.6.2014 at 9:15 am #

    This was delicious!!

    • SGS Rawkstar Jessie 9.8.2014 at 6:40 am #

      Wonderful to hear your feedback, Jessica. :)

  10. Catherine 8.11.2014 at 11:21 am #

    I always add a dollop of full fat natural yogurt is this not good?

    • SGS Rawkstar Jessie 8.12.2014 at 7:22 am #

      Hey Catherine! :)

      Great question! We’ve talked with a lot of nutritionists and milk isn’t all that it’s been hyped up to be. Dairy is one of the highest diet allergies (and often goes undiagnosed), yet can cause inflammation and infections. And if you aren’t buying organic milk, you’re also getting doses of antibiotics, hormones, etc that can tip your own body out of whack. So we just avoid milk for our family (and opt for almond milk). We get our calcium from plant-based sources mainly— broccoli, spinach and kale.

      It’s definitely a personal choice, and you just have to decide what works best for you and your family.

  11. Kelley 7.8.2014 at 5:54 pm #

    New to the website and the green smoothie life… is there a replacement for blueberries? I’m rather allergic to them.

    • SGS Rawkstar Jessie 7.9.2014 at 4:59 am #

      Hi Kelley, please sub in any other type of berry that you are not allergic to. Strawberries? Raspberries?

  12. Judy 7.5.2014 at 11:49 am #

    I’ve been drinking O water lately and notice it has a fresher, crisper taste than other bottled water. It also is available with fruit flavoring. I haven’t tried it yet, but it may make a nice water base for these smoothies. Do you have a preferred bottled water for smoothies?

  13. Kirsten 6.24.2014 at 1:11 am #

    Hi There,
    Very excited to have found your site and away to the shops this morning to pick up lots of healthy goodies to try making some smoothies. Just one question if I make some today how long will it last or do have to make a new smoothie every day?

    • SGS Rawkstar Dan 6.24.2014 at 9:56 am #

      Hi Kirsten!
      Green smoothies will last up to two days in your fridge in a sealed container :-) We usually try to drink them sooner, though.

  14. Jenifer W 6.21.2014 at 10:16 pm #

    How do you deal with the mouth pain from all the acidic fruits in the smoothies?? I’ve had them two days in a row and not sure I can drink a third one! Help!!

  15. Rebekah 6.15.2014 at 9:09 am #

    Do you add the kiwi and avocado with skins on them or peel before adding to smoothie?

  16. Lauren 6.14.2014 at 1:14 pm #

    Can I use frozen spinach? I like to eat organic greens as much as possible but it isn’t always easy
    to find fresh organic spinach. I know that your recipes call for fresh spinach. Also, can I use romaine lettuce as a substitute for spinach or kale? Thanks.

    • SGS Rawkstar Dan 6.16.2014 at 1:17 pm #

      Hi Lauren!
      We prefer to use fresh or freeze the fresh spinach ourselves. Usually, spinach you buy already frozen is cooked a bit first :-)

  17. Emma 6.10.2014 at 2:08 am #

    Hi, I was just wondering what you could substitute in for bananas?

  18. Jackie 5.18.2014 at 7:29 am #

    Hi. My morning smoothie is pretty consistent. Water, coconut water, spinach (or kale), frozen banana, berries, pineapple, hemp seed, coconut oil, maca, spiralina, sun warrior raw protein and bee pollen.
    Just wondering if I should be mixing this up a bit or if 2 of these a day plus the green salad with raw veggies and some fruit would be sufficient for nutrients for a day.

    • SGS Rawkstar Dan 5.19.2014 at 9:14 am #

      Hi Jackie!
      We are fans of having a variety of green smoothies, but feel free to have one or two “go-to” green smoothies that you keep coming back to. You can find more recipes here!

  19. Camille 5.6.2014 at 1:45 pm #

    Hello, I am loving your green smoothies recipes and have shared your website with most of my friends and family.
    I was wondering if I could just replace frozen mixed berries with some more fresh blueberries and fresh strawberries?

    • SGS Rawkstar Dan 5.7.2014 at 8:31 am #

      You sure can, Camille!

  20. Vanessa 4.24.2014 at 5:06 am #

    What can I substitute for the avocado?

    • SGS Rawkstar Dan 4.24.2014 at 8:51 am #

      Try using just a couple tablespoons of coconut oil, or a 1/2 cup of cashews. You can soak the cashews for a few hours before blending, or you can blend them as is—soaking will make them blend creamier. Hope this helps!

  21. Maya 4.23.2014 at 10:59 pm #

    Hey! About how many calories does 16oz of green smoothie have? Does it depend what fruits you are using or are they roughly all about the same?

    • SGS Rawkstar Dan 4.24.2014 at 8:51 am #

      Hi Maya!
      I’m sure each smoothie has a different calorie count. We recommend using “Lose It” or “My Fitness Pal” to track caloric intake with green smoothies.

  22. Lady K 3.26.2014 at 2:16 pm #

    Hi again, I am allergic to strawberries, kiwi and avocado..any tolerable alternatives for this smoothie?

    • SGS Rawkstar Dan 3.27.2014 at 12:52 pm #

      We would recommend finding another recipe to try :-)

  23. Nakia Morgan 3.21.2014 at 6:11 pm #

    If I am understanding right from the responses and FAQ’s you consider 1 serving as 16oz…so this recipe would make about 32 oz.? I just need to know because when I plug it in as is in MyFitnessPlanet it has too many carbs for my allotted diabetic exchange per meal. I was just going to split it in half…is that okay? What size Kiwi?

    How long can you drink detox smoothies before it because too much?

    Some one recommended whey protein to my mom to help us feel fuller, what is your view on that? Right now in the house we have Ground Flax Seeds, Organic Chia Seeds and Whey Protein. What is the difference and when should each be used, can they be used together?

    Any Advice would help….Thanks in advance.

    • SGS Rawkstar Dan 3.24.2014 at 9:39 am #

      Hi Nakia!
      Yes, each serving is 16 ounces and most recipes make 32 ounces.

      Not sure what you mean by detox smoothies, but we like drinking at least one green smoothie a day and don’t plan on stopping :-)

      Here’s our favorite forms of protein:

  24. cindy 3.20.2014 at 5:20 pm #

    this one is so delicious, but the seeds drove me nuts! would a better quality blender get rid of those seeds?
    So glad I came across your site. I have been adding kefir milk to some of these

  25. Nitza 3.17.2014 at 7:28 pm #

    Do you mean a regular size avocado or hass avocado?

    • SGS Rawkstar Dan 3.18.2014 at 6:14 am #

      Either :-) This photo looks like a regular avocado.

  26. Candace P. 3.2.2014 at 11:51 am #

    Hi! I just wanted to leave a comment of thanks! I am on day 3 of a 20 day detox that requires me to eat raw vegan but will allow me to make smoothies using water and organic produce. I use a lot of your recipes for breakfast and lunch and for dinner I eat raw veggies with a fruit for dessert. I have lost 5lbs since Friday and today is Sunday! I can’t wait to see the end result. Thank you, thank you and, oh yeah…Thank you!

  27. Michelle 2.25.2014 at 8:16 pm #

    I have made 2 of the smoothie recipes now, and both of mine have made 3 smoothies, not 2. 16 oz servings. This isn’t a bad thing… just an FYI for others. Or… am I doing something wrong? I’m following the directions as written…

    • Jadah and Jen 3.3.2014 at 9:31 am #

      Hi Michelle,
      That’s even better. More to share with others or keep for later. :)

  28. Nicole 2.9.2014 at 6:15 am #

    Hi there, I am a nursing mother…when not nursing…the smoothie alone would probably fill me up, however I am nursing so I still feel pretty hungry about 30 minutes later. I see people asking questions about adding protein, would that be ok for me to do as I am wanting to healthily lose the rest of my baby weight but stay full (without having a bunch of “bad” calories?). I would probably use hemp protein or brown rice protein as I follow a mostly vegan diet. TIA! :)

  29. ang 2.1.2014 at 6:02 pm #

    U guys r very informative, thanks so much for the awesome info!!

  30. Joey 1.29.2014 at 12:06 pm #

    Jadah and Jen,

    i think this website is WONDERFUL!! I make a refreshing smoothie after every workout in the early AM before i get to the office.

    By reading the comments, I think it would be a GREAT idea to get the nutritional info for your followers as it is hard to determine when purchasing produce at the stores.

    SANDRA! Dont be silly – These are recipes that are tried and true, but not concrete!! CERTAINLY you can substitute. Free your mind and experiment with different produce.

    Thanks again for blessing us!!


    • Jadah and Jen 2.3.2014 at 11:56 am #

      Thanks for the suggestion, and this encouraging comment!

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