7 Smoothie Recipes by Korean Celebrities to Kickstart Your New Year

Are you ready to kick off the new year with a burst of energy and some detox?

Korean celebrities have some fantastic juice recipes that not only help cleanse, but also taste delicious.

Let’s take a sneak peek into the health and beauty secrets of your favorite stars!

Linguasia 7 Smoothie Recipes by Korean Celebrities to Kickstart Your New Year

1. Lee Hanee‘s Shrek Juice

Linguasia Lee Hanee (Honey Lee)

Lee Hanee (or Honey Lee) is an actress, model, gayageum player, and beauty pageant titleholder from South Korea.

Known for her “healthy beauty”, Honey Lee reveals her Shrek Juice, a green powerhouse packed with nutrients!

Linguasia Lee Hanee's Shrek Juice Recipe
From Get It Beauty

Here’s what you need:

  • 1/6 bunch of spinach
  • 3-4 kale leaves
  • 1 celery stalk
  • 1/2 cucumber
  • 1/2 apple
  • 1 banana
  • 1 tomato
  • A dash of lemon juice
  • 1 pack of red ginseng extract


  1. Rinse and chop all the ingredients.
  2. Blend them together until smooth.

Adjust the ratios to your liking and enjoy a refreshing start to your day!

2. Han Hyejin’s Happy Digestion Juice

Linguasia Han Hyejin's Happy Digestion Juice
Credit: Her Instagram

Han Hyejin is a top fashion model in South Korea who stands out for her amazing self-management skills.

As part of her wellness routine, she shares her dietary insights with this fresh juice recipe.

Acknowledging the common struggle of constipation that often comes with weight loss, she shares her Happy Digestion Juice, a delightful elixir designed to promote regular bowel movements.

Here’s what you need:

  • 10 kale leaves
  • 5 celery stalks
  • 1/2 lemon
  • 1/2 apple
  • 1/2 ginger


  1. Wash and prepare kale and celery.
  2. Peel the lemon and ginger. Chop the apple.
  3. Blend all ingredients together.

Perfect when you’re feeling a bit sluggish or after a day of indulgence!

3. Uee’s Grainy Goodness Juice

Linguasia Korean Actress Uee
Credit: Yonhap News
Uee posing on the red carpet at 2023 KBS Drama Awards

South Korean singer and actress, Uee loves to pair her salads with a high-fiber, high-protein grain juice as a snack.

Here’s her recipe:

  • 1/2 cup black beans, cooked
  • 1 cup soy milk
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1/4 cup each of cooked whole wheat and brown rice


  1. Wash, soak and boil black beans, whole wheat and brown rice separately.
  2. Blend all ingredients together until fine.

It’s a perfect pick-me-up snack to keep you energized!

Insider Tip!

If you want an easier version, you can simply substitute the grains with misugaru.

4. Lee Sora’s Kale Beauty Elixir

Linguasia Lee Sora's Kale Beauty Elixir
Credit: Cosmopolitan

A 54 year-old Korean super model who never aged, Lee Sora spills the secrets to her radiant skin with this kale juice recipe.


  • 2 kale leaves
  • 1 banana
  • 1 kiwi
  • 200ml coconut water (or water)


  1. Prepare kale, peel kiwi, and banana.
  2. Blend them together with coconut water.

With the sweetness of kiwi and banana that reduces the bitterness of kale, and the hydration of coconut water, this elixir is a skincare regime in a glass!


5. Jang Yoonjoo’s Banana Soy Joy

Credit: Vogue

Here’s a healthy juice recipe from another model!

For those who find the above recipes a bit too much, Jang Yoonjoo’s Banana Soy Joy is a breeze.

All you need is:

  • 1 banana
  • 1 cup soy milk


  1. Blend them together.
  2. And that’s it!

Insider Tip!

Feel free to substitute soy milk with other plant-based milks like almond, oat, and cashew.

6. Yuri’s Effervescent Detox with Sparkling Water

Linguasia Yuri's Effervescent Detox with Sparkling Water
Credit: iMBC News

An actress and singer who debuted as a member of Girls’ Generation, Yuri shares her simple daily detox routine.

All you need is:

  • 500ml sparkling water
  • 1 lemon


  1. Squeeze the lemon into the sparkling water.
  2. Enjoy this fizzy drink.

It’s a super easy and refreshing way to cleanse your system!

7. Kim Seulgi’s Cleansing Combo Juice

Linguasia Kim Seulgi's Cleansing Combo Juice
Credit: Her Instagram

A former cast member of SNL Korea, Kim Seulgi is an actress who starred in many K-dramas such as Oh My Ghost, and The Guardians.

Kim Seulgi’s cleansing juice stands out with a unique ingredient.

Here’s what you need:

  • 100g water celery (minari: water dropwort, water parsley or pennywort)
  • 1 apple or banana
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 tablespoon honey


  1. Wash and chop water celery, then put into a blender.
  2. Add chopped apple or peeled banana.
  3. Pour in water and blend.
  4. Sweeten to taste with honey.

Adjust the water celery quantity as it has a distinctive flavor!

This Cleansing Combo Juice is also an ideal hangover cure.

“If you drink alcohol while eating water celery, you won’t get drunk.”

A former professional golfer, Se Ri Pak

Sounds good to me.

Cheers to a happy and wholesome new year!

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