Green Juice Like You Had at That One Resort | Chris Cooks

August 13, 2023

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Have you ever gone on a trip and couldn’t stop thinking about that one dish you had for dinner or that delicious croissant from that bakery you might never revisit? Well, I haven’t been able to get this green juice out of my head since I tried it at a Mexico resort. There’s something so refreshing about a yummy green juice, and I don’t feel bad for drinking as much as I want. Hope you enjoy this recipe as much as I do.

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I’ve lowered the sugar level on this recipe, but feel free to sweeten it some more with a touch of honey or by adding less coconut water. I can’t wait to hear what you think!

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Resort Green Juice Copycat Recipe

I developed this juice after a trip we took to Mexico where I couldn't get enough of the green juice. I've lowered the sugar level on mine but it can easily be sweetened with a touch of honey or by adjusting the coconut water.
Servings: 10 glasses



  • Add the melon, apples, lemon, and cucumber to a high power blender and blend until a loose juice forms. Add the spinach and blend until incorporated. Add the coconut water and blend on high until uniform.
  • Pass the mix through a fine-mesh strainer or cheesecloth into a pitcher or large bowl. For a juice with more pulp, use the back of a spoon to push the juice through the strainer. For less pulp, allow the juice to sit and strain slowly. use a spoon to scoop away the pulp that has settled in the strainer from time to time.
  • Put the juice in a pitcher in the fridge to chill, or serve immediately with ice. Adjust the sweetness by adding more coconut water (if too sweet) or a little honey (if not sweet enough).

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  1. Ashley says:

    I tried this and it did not come together for me! I think using a juicer might have helped? It did not go through the strainer at all, the pulp just sat and trickled a little bit of juice out :/ sounds like a fun taste combo!

  2. 5 stars
    I make Chris’s recipe for the mango smoothie often and it is one of the family favorites. I made this drink and it is also delicious and will stay on regular rotation. I couldn’t find a honeydew that was really ripe and sweet so I used what I could find and added honey to taste. If the melon had been more ripe I don’t think it needs additional sweetener. I didn’t see the note to leave the peel on the lemon so I peeled mine so that may also change the sweetness of the drink.

  3. Emily says:

    5 stars
    DECLICIOUS! I’m hooked.

  4. Phoebe says:

    5 stars
    Tried this today but used lime instead of lemon and it was SO GOOD, I couldn’t get enough of it myself. Thank you for the recipe!

  5. Mic Stu says:

    May I ask what kind of high power blender he uses as this is a lot to blend and it looked like it did it with ease. Thank you.

  6. Cindy says:

    Would love to try this. My blender does not work like that. It’s older than my youngest child 😂. Would you please share the name of your blender so I can try this drink. I have to lower my triglycerides and this might just be the breakfast drink I need!

  7. Jeannine520 says:

    This sounds fabulous! I’ve never had green juice with cucumber or coconut water. I’ll try it, thank you!

  8. Megan says:

    Do you leave the rind on the lemon?

  9. Beth says:

    Sounds amazing! Would you recommend the resort? Looking for some vacation ideas! Love the blog.

  10. Jill says:

    This looks/sounds/feels and tastes like vacation! I’m on it. Thank you!

  11. Jeanna says:

    Are the lemons peeled?

  12. kim weigand says:

    Would it be possible to get an outdoor kitchen update from Chris? Things he would do the same/differently…and anything he would add/remove? Thanks in advance!

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