Kale and Pear Green Smoothie

This vibrant green smoothie blends the delicious sweetness of fresh fruits with one cup of nutrient-packed kale.


  • 1/2 cup (120 ml) water
  • 1 cup green grapes
  • 1 orange, peeled, halved
  • 1/2 ripe Bartlett pear, seeded, halved
  • 1 small to medium size banana, peeled
  • 1 cup (70 g) kale
  • 2 cups (480 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 45 seconds or until desired consistency is reached.

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.