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 cups (360 ml) water
  • 12 ounces (340 g) organic romaine lettuce, chopped
  • ½ bunch organic spinach
  • 4 stalks organic celery, diced
  • 1 organic apple, seeded, cored, quartered
  • 1 organic pear, seeded, quartered
  • 1 organic banana, peeled, halved
  • ½ organic lemon, peeled, seeded
  • ⅓ bunch organic cilantro, with stems (optional)
  • ⅓ 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 to the highest speed.
  8. Blend for 30 seconds or until desired consistency is reached.

Notes

Nutrition information is based upon usage of optional ingredients.