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Test Kitchen Approved

Hibiscus Berry Smoothie

Recipe By Savory Spice Test Kitchen


2 servings

Recipe By Savory Spice Test Kitchen

This tart and tangy smoothie will brighten your day. Make-ahead tip: Prep a double, triple, or even quadruple batch of the hibiscus tea base and keep it in the fridge for faster smoothie making during the week.

Recipe Notes

Add 1/2 to 1 cup yogurt for a creamy version.


For hibiscus tea:

2 cups water

For smoothie:

2 cups cooled hibiscus tea

2 cups frozen mixed berries

½ apple, diced

1 lime, juiced

Leaves from 1 sprig of mint (optional)

Savory Spice ingredients in this recipe

  • Honey Powder

    Honey powder, like liquid honey, can be used as a sweetener or flavoring. In powder form, the consistency is much easier to maintain, making it per...

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  • Lavender

    Lavender spice has many uses in the kitchen. Add culinary dried lavender to your favorite salad vinaigrettes or meat marinades. Use dried edible la...

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  • Hibiscus Flower

    Dried Hibiscus Flowers are edible hibiscus leaves that are typically used to infuse hibiscus flavor into teas and oils. These hibiscus petals can a...

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For hibiscus tea: Bring water to a boil. Pour boiling water over hibiscus and lavender if using. Let steep for 10 min. Strain tea into a new container and discard flowers. Set tea in refrigerator to cool for 15 to 30 min.

For smoothie: Add cooled hibiscus tea and remaining ingredients to a blender and blend until smooth. Add more Honey Powder if you want it sweeter. To thicken the smoothie, add more berries, apple, or some yogurt.