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The Original Dr. Oz Green Juice Recipe

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Dr Oz Green Juice Recipe by @BlenderBabes
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Dr. Oz green juice was originally shared with the world on Oprah, and who wouldn’t want a green juice recipe from one of the most well known doc’s around!

Dr Oz’s green juice is traditionally made with a juice extractor…

Blender Babes tested the famous doc’s green juice by keeping all the fiber and other nutrition (found in skin & seeds, etc.) and liquefying everything with a good high powered blender – and we think it’s just as good!

The amount of liquid is important! 1.5 to 2 cups is needed to make this whole food Dr Oz green juice recipe. The adjusted ingredient amounts are below.



  • 1 1/2 cups – 2 cups (12-16 ounces) filtered or spring water
  • 1 cup spinach
  • 1/2 cup cucumber
  • 2 celery stalks
  • 1 small bunch parsley
  • 2 apples (cored)
  • 1/2 inch ginger
  • Juice 1 lime
  • 1 1/2 cups Ice

If you don’t have a powerful blender, you will definitely want to cut this recipe in half, use more water, and follow these blending tips.

Since many of these ingredients are part of the dirty dozen that have the most pesticides, buy what you can organic or us this fruit and veggie wash to remove what you can.

Want to try a gentle detox using clean whole foods and green juice recipes you can make with your blender? Check out the 7 Day Blender Cleanse!

One of our favorites, the new Dr Oz green juice recipe is similar to this one but has more fruit to sweeten it up a bit! 🙂

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If you make this one, share your rating with us in comments. 🙂

Note: Since 2103 the Blender Babes have worn Activewear, however we still loving blending in our bathing suits! 🙂

Dr Oz Green Juice Recipe by @BlenderBabes

Dr. Oz Green Smoothie

4.23 from 9 votes
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Course: Green Juice
4 cups
Calories: 98.7kcal
Author: Dr. Oz & Blender Babes


  • 1 1/2 cups 12 ounce Filtered Water
  • 1 cup spinach
  • 1/2 cup cucumber
  • 2 celery stalks
  • 1 small bunch parsley
  • 2 apples cored
  • 1/2 inch ginger
  • Juice 1 lime
  • 1 1/2 cups Ice


  • Place all ingredients in the jar in order listed
  • For Blendtec: Press the Soup Button (it will not get hot due to the ice!)
  • For Vitamix: Select VARIABLE, speed #1. Turn on machine and quickly increase speed to #10; then to HIGH. Run for 1 1/2 minutes or until smooth.
  • All done! Enjoy!! Now take a photo, rate it, and share your accomplishments! 🙂 Tag @BlenderBabes & #BlenderBabes


Half the recipe for 2 servings or if using Blendtec's FOURSIDE jar.


Serving: 2g | Calories: 98.7kcal | Carbohydrates: 26.5g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 0.2g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.05g | Sodium: 44.9mg | Fiber: 6.2g | Sugar: 17.5g


This smoothie is packed with tons of nutrition powerhouses.

Besides providing good levels of vitamins A and K, parsley also has several unusual, helpful components: volatile oils which can inhibit tumor formation, especially in the lungs; and flavonoids, which prevent cell damage associated with various diseases, including asthma, atherosclerosis, cancer, diabetes, glaucoma, heart disease and macular degeneration.

Ginger has many benefits unique to itself, lying in components called gingerols.  Several studies show that ginger (fresh not dried) helps reduce nausea and vomiting associated with pregnancy, and when used in tea, can relieve symptoms of the common cold and flu, as well as menstrual cramps, headache, and sore throat. 

Gingerols appear to be responsible for relieving inflammation associated with arthritis and migraine.

Don’t forget the lime juice! Limes contain flavonol glycosides, which studies show can interfere with cancer cell growth and act as an antibiotic.

Tarashaun Hausner
Tarashaun Hausner
Tarashaun Hausner is the founder of Blender Babes®. She credits using a blender daily for helping her heal an unhealthy relationship with food. A passionate advocate for self-care, she is committed to helping others pursue optimal wellness by balancing and healing their bodies and minds. She offers several opportunities to help people improve their health including free challenges and downloads, a gentle whole foods 7 Day Blender Cleanse™ and her holistic mind, body and spirit Slim Down Solution™ Womens Coaching Programs.

60 thoughts on “The Original Dr. Oz Green Juice Recipe”

  1. The Electric Blender

    5 stars
    I love this article! I been looking for different smoothie recipes and this is just awesome! Thank you for this I will surely do this at home for my family. delicious and healthy I couldn’t ask for more. I also want to recommend this site which may probably help you in making you delicious and healthy smoothies.

  2. Laurel shine finucane

    What about the Ninja blender? Was aware it was different for those 2 blenders in the video!!

    1. Blender Babes

      You can use the Ninja blender for this recipe. Depending on the model you use, you can get it fairly smooth! Note it is a very fibrous recipe and the Vitamix and Blendtec blend this Dr. Oz Green Juice to more of a juice-like consistency. 🙂

      1. 5 stars
        I just tried this and it is so delicious. I found a green lemonade juice drink made with a Vitamix in Dr. Fuhrman’s Eat to Live Quick and Easy cookbook and it was so good it inspired me to look for other green juice recipes and I found yours. Thank you thank you! Green juice gives me SO much energy in the morning.

        1. Blender Babes

          Thanks for sharing Kim! So glad to hear how much natural energy this green juice gives you! ~Tarashaun

  3. I tried it and it turned out amazing. What I love most is the choice of ingredients. Seems like you haven’t missed out any nutrients available in nature and have packed everything in one small glass. Plus ginger really enhances the taste of any drink it is added to.

  4. Gorgeous recipe. The quantity of ingredients is always dependent on individual taste.
    This is very refreshing, healty and nutritious smoothie!

  5. 1 star
    I watched the video and the info you provide is inaccurate or incorrect.

    You list 1 cup of spinach as 240 grams. That’s a half a pound or about $4 where I live. The FDA lists 1 cup of raw spinach as 30 grams. With effort I can get 40 grams in a cup. I’d like to know who or how you guys came up with a figure nearly 8x as much as every source on the net cites for 1 cup of spinach.

    You list 1/4 cup of parsley as 60 grams. The FDA says 25 grams in a FULL CUP. Not a quarter. Again you are out by a factor of nearly 8x.

    Your cucumber weight is only out by a factor of 2x though since a single cup is rated at 150 grams.

    I think a little more attention and research needs to go into what you’re doing before you publish. This is almost farcical.

    1. Hey Jesse! Thanks for the input! This was one of our very first videos and recipes and our editor must have used a bad conversion calculator! We do have a configured conversion calculator within the printable recipe on this page which should be more accurate. Definitely go by the cups and not the grams for the correct recipe amounts. HAPPY BLENDING!

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