Emerald Smoothie

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Dietary Interest:: vegetarian, gluten-free, low cholesterol, low fat, low sodium, no added sugar, vegan

Emerald Smoothie

Yield:

4 c (960 ml)

Total Time:

11 Minutes

Print:

8.5x11

Difficulty:

Easy

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Ingredients

  • 4 ounces (113 g) low fat vanilla yogurt or vanilla soy milk
  • 2 cups (310 g) fresh, ripe pineapple, with core (or a 2-inch thick slice)
  • 1 celery stalk (7-inch stalk, 37 g, 1.3 oz), halved or about 1/3 cup chopped
  • 2 cups (60 g) spinach leaves, gently packed
  • 2 cups (480 ml) ice cubes
  • Sweetener to taste if pineapple is a bit tart

Directions

  1. Place all ingredients into the Vitamix container in the order listed and secure lid.
  2. Select Variable 1.
  3. Turn machine on and slowly increase speed to Variable 10, then to High.
  4. Blend for 1 minute or until desired consistency is reached. Serve immediately.

This recipe has been written for the Vitamix 5200 with Standard 64-ounce container. If you are using a different Vitamix machine or container size, you may need to make adjustments to the Variable Speed, processing time, and/or ingredient quantities.

Nutritional Facts

Servings Size 1 cup (240 ml)

Amount Per Serving

 
Calories 70
Total Fat 1 g
Saturated Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 2 mg
Sodium 40 mg
Total Carbohydrate 16 g
Dietary Fiber 2 g
Sugars 12 g
Protein 2 g