Gold Medal Smoothie

Keeping you energized and alert throughout the day, the Gold Medal Smoothie lives up to its name.


  • 1/2 cup (120 ml) water
  • 1 banana, peeled
  • 1/2 cup (30 g) diced cantaloupe
  • 1/4 cup (30 g) chopped carrots
  • 1/4 cup (40 g) orange segments
  • 1/4 lemon, peeled, seeded
  • 2 Tablespoons (30 ml) honey or other sweetener, to taste
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/2 cup (78 g) fresh pineapple chunks
  • 2 cups (480 ml) ice cubes
  • 1 scoop (34 g) protein powder (optional)


  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.