Glowing Green Smoothie

Kim Snyder's Glowing Green Smoothie filled with healthy greens like lettuce and spinach, and sweetened with apples and pears, is a great way to start your day.

Glowing Green Smoothie

Ingredients

  • 1½ cup (360 ml) water
  • ¾ pound (340 g) romaine lettuce
  • 1½ cup (45 g) baby spinach
  • 3 Tablespoon (205 g) celery stalk
  • 1 Tablespoon (120 g) apple, cored, halved
  • 1 Tablespoon (120 g) pear, cored, halved
  • 1 Tablespoon (110 g) banana, peeled
  • ½ Tablespoon peeled

Directions

  1. Place all ingredient into the Vitamix container in the order listed and secure the lid.
  2. Start the machine on its lowest speed, and quickly increase to its highest speed.
  3. Blend for 45 seconds or until smooth, using tamper as needed.

Chef's Notes

For more flavor, add cilantro and parsley leaves to this smoothie. If all the ingredients don't fit into the container, start the blend and add additional ingredients through the lid plug while blending.

Ingredients

  • 1½ cup (360 ml) water
  • ¾ pound (340 g) romaine lettuce
  • 1½ cup (45 g) baby spinach
  • 3 Tablespoon (205 g) celery stalk
  • 1 Tablespoon (120 g) apple, cored, halved
  • 1 Tablespoon (120 g) pear, cored, halved
  • 1 Tablespoon (110 g) banana, peeled
  • ½ Tablespoon peeled

Directions

  1. Place all ingredient into the Vitamix container in the order listed and secure the lid.
  2. Start the machine on its lowest speed, and quickly increase to its highest speed.
  3. Blend for 45 seconds or until smooth, using tamper as needed.

Chef's Notes

For more flavor, add cilantro and parsley leaves to this smoothie. If all the ingredients don't fit into the container, start the blend and add additional ingredients through the lid plug while blending.

Ingredients

  • ¾ cup (180 ml) water
  • ¾ pound (170 g) romaine lettuce
  • ¾ cup (30 g) fresh spinach
  • 1 Tablespoon (65 g) celery stalk
  • ½ Tablespoon (60 g) apple, cored
  • ½ Tablespoon (60 g) pear, cored
  • ½ Tablespoon (55 g) banana, peeled
  • ¼ Tablespoon peeled

Directions

  1. Place all ingredients into the Vitamix container in the order listed and secure the lid.
  2. Start the machine on its lowest speed, then quickly increase to its highest speed.
  3. Blend for 45 seconds or until smooth, using the tamper as needed.

Chef's Notes

For more flavor, add cilantro and parsley leaves to this smoothie. If all ingredients don't fit into the container, start the blend and add additional ingredients through the lid plug while blending.