A tasty mixture of fruit and green leafy vegetables from the blender maker Vitamix. This recipe has been written for their 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.
Going Green Smoothie
Yield: 2.75 c (675 ml)
Total Time: 11 Minutes
1/2 cup (120 ml) water
1 cup (160 g) green grapes
1/2 cup (80 g) pineapple chunks
1/2 ripe banana peeled
2 cups (60 g) fresh spinach packed
1/2 cup (120 ml) ice cubes
Place all ingredients into the Vitamix container in the order listed and secure lid. Select Variable 1.
Turn machine on and slowly increase speed to Variable 10, then to High.
Blend for 45 seconds or until desired consistency is reached. Serve immediately.
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