Glowing Green Smoothie

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Dietary Interests: Vegetarian, Vegan

Glowing Green Smoothie

Yield:

7.5 c ( 1.8 l )

Total Time:

11 Minutes

Difficulty:

Easy

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 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.