Emerald Smoothie


  • 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


  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 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.