Grape & Green Smoothie – Recipe of the Week

This smoothie is very high in electrolytes and minerals, the coconut water, banana and cucumber are all high in magnesium and potassium. This is a great post work-out smoothie while Rebooting. These specific nutrients may also help normalise blood pressure.

Red Grapes contain a very special polyphenol called resveratrol. Resveratrol, which is an anti-oxidant, may help prevent many forms of cancer. Resveratrol has also been shown to scavenge free radicals in the body thus reducing oxidative cellular damage such as aging.
This smoothie has 4 serves of fruit and vegetables, you can easily add more if you wish. Use any of the below substitutions if desired.


  • ¾ cup (180 ml) Coconut water
  • ¾ cup (80 g) Red Grapes
  • 1 banana
  • 1 cup of spinach or any other leafy greens
  • 1 small cucumber
  • ½ cup of ice (optional)


  1. Wash all produce well.
  2. Chop cucumber and banana.
  3. Place in a blender or Vitamix.
  4. Blend
  5. Pour over ice and Enjoy!

Servings: 1

Serving Size: 16 - 18 oz (500 ml)


  • Red Grapes – Green grapes, strawberries, blueberries, raspberries
  • Banana – Avocado, kiwi fruit, mango, paw paw, lychee, papaya
  • Spinach – Kale, Lettuce, silverbeet(chard)
  • Cucumber – zucchini(courgette), celery, apple, kiwi, broccoli, cabbage

Calories: 270

Fat: 1.5 g

Trans Fat: 0.5 g

Cholesterol: 0 mg

Sodium: 220 mg

Carbohydrates: 66 g

Fiber: 8 g

Sugars: 42 g

Protein: 6 g