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Glowing Green Smoothie

A powerful mix of vegetables and fruit to help you start your day off on the right foot.
Total Time11 mins
Author: Kimberly Snyder

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

Instructions

  • 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.

Notes

You can store leftover smoothie in the fridge, covered tightly, for up to 3 days. You may need to stir or even remix in your blender as the ingredients tend to settle.
Adapted from Vitamix