Glowing Green Smoothie

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Dietary Interest:: vegan, vegetarian

Glowing Green Smoothie

Yield:

7 1/2 c (1.8 l)

Total Time:

11 Minutes

Print:

8.5x11

Difficulty:

Easy

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Ingredients

  • 1 1/2-2 cups (360-480 ml) water
  • 3/4 pound (340 g) organic romaine lettuce, rough chopped, about 1 head
  • 1/2 head large bunch or 3/4 small bunch organic spinach
  • 3-4 organic celery stalks, halved
  • 1 organic apple, cored, seeded, quartered
  • 1 organic pear, cored, seeded, quartered
  • 1 organic banana, peeled
  • 1/2 fresh organic lemon, peeled, seeded
  • 1/3 bunch organic cilantro with stems (optional)
  • 1/3 bunch organic parsley with stems (optional)

Directions

  1. Place water, romaine, spinach, celery, and optional ingredients, if using, 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 8.
  4. Blend for 30 seconds or until smooth. Stop machine and remove lid.
  5. Add apple, pear, banana and lemon to the Vitamix container in the order listed and secure lid.
  6. Select Variable 1.
  7. Turn machine on and slowly increase speed to Variable 10, then to High.
  8. Blend for 30 seconds or until desired consistency is reached.

Nutrition information is based upon usage of optional ingredients.

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 60
Total Fat 0.5 g
Saturated Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 45 mg
Total Carbohydrate 15 g
Dietary Fiber 4 g
Sugars 8 g
Protein 2 g