Cantaloupe, Pineapple, and Banana Cooler

A splash of cranberry juice balances this sweet blend with just the right amount of tart.


  • 1/2 cup (120 ml) 100% cranberry juice
  • 1/2 cup (80 g) cantaloupe chunks
  • 1/2 cup (75 g) pineapple chunks
  • 1/2 (60 g) banana, peeled
  • 1/8 inch (3 mm) slice lemon, with peel
  • 1 teaspoon honey or other sweetener, to taste
  • 3/4 cup (180 ml) ice cubes


  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 smooth. Serve immediately.

This recipe has been written for the C-Series machines with Variable Speed control and 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.