Homemade Green V8 Copycat Smoothie

This smoothie recipe is extremely similar in taste to V8.  The only difference is that it’s green!  Well, that and it’s completely homemade, so there’s no chance of preservatives, juice made from concentrate, or anything else that is less than desirable!

The only ingredients in this is vegetables and a pinch of sea salt, so you know it’s fantastic for you, and a great way to get your veggies in!  Some of the veggies in this smoothie, along with some of their heath benefits are as follows:


  • Helps protect eyes from macular degeneration
  • Helps protects skin from sun damage
  • Strongly anti-inflammatory
  • Protects DNA from free radical damage
  • Increases effectiveness of antioxidants
  • May help to lower risk of certain cancers
  • Good for prostrate helath


  • Promotes healthy skin and hair
  • High water content
  • Soothes an achy stomach and nausea
  • Can be used as a natural laxative
  • Good for oral health
  • Helps to lower blood pressure


  • Good for digestion
  • Helps to improve liver and kidney function
  • Holds antibacterial and antiviral properties
  • Great for eye health
  • May help prevent certain types of cancer
  • Reduces risk of stroke
  • Heart healthy


  • Anti-inflammatory
  • Good for calming the nerves, reducing stress, and helping with anxiety
  • High in Vitamin K
  • Good for digestion
  • Helps to lower blood pressure
  • Natural diuretic
  • Good for the cardiovascular system


  • Helps to alkalize the body
  • Lowers blood pressure
  • Aids in digestion and prevents consitpation
  • Helps to maintain low blood sugar
  • Rich source of omega-3
  • High iron content
  • Fights atherosclerosis, cardiovascular disease, and stroke

You would be hard pressed to find another something with more nutrition in it than this smoothie has!  Another great thing about this, is that it’s a SMOOTHIE, which means it’s super simple to make by chucking everything in a blender, then blending till smooth!


Ingredients: Makes 2 servings

  • 3/4 cup water
  • 2 cups of spinach
  • 6 baby carrots
  • 2 celery stalks
  • 2 medium tomatoes
  • 1/2 large cucumber
  • 1/2 lemon
  • 1 handful of ice
  • sea salt to taste


Wash all your vegetables, add to a blender, then blend till smooth.

Enjoy! 🙂

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