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Intermediate's Green Smoothie

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Course: Green Smoothie
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 1 minute
Total Time: 6 minutes
3 - 2 cup servings
Calories: 179kcal
Author: Vitamix/Linda Wooliever


  • 2 cups water filtered
  • 3 pears ripe quartered
  • 1.5 cups about 4-5 leaves of kale, deveined
  • 3/4-1 cup raspberries fresh or frozen (or your favorite fruit)
  • 2 small bananas
  • 1 cup ice less if using frozen fruit


  • Place all ingredients into the blender in the order listed and secure lid.
  • For Blendtec: Press the WHOLE JUICE setting OR blend on a Medium to Medium-High speed for 50-60 seconds.
  • For Vitamix: Start on VARIABLE speed 1. Turn machine on and slowly increase speed to VARIABLE speed 10/HIGH and blend until smooth (about 1 minute).
  • All done! Enjoy!! Now take a photo, rate it, and share your accomplishments to enter our weekly photo contest! :) Tag @BlenderBabes & #BlenderBabes


If using all fresh fruit, substitute 2 1/2 cups of ice for the filtered water for a colder smoothie. Add a banana if you want to thicken it up.


Serving: 2g | Calories: 179kcal | Carbohydrates: 45g | Protein: 2.6g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 0.2g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.6g | Sodium: 15.1mg | Fiber: 9.4g | Sugar: 13.7g