This is a wonderful recipe.  With our local farmer's markets in full bloom, we can take advantage of all the yummy fruits and vegetables available.  Try something different and experience the joy!


Yield: 4 cups (960 ml)

Variable to High 1 1/2 minutes


1 cup (160 g) green grapes
1 orange, peeled
1/2 Bartlett pear
1 banana, fresh or frozen, peeled
1 cup (70 g) kale
1/2 cup (120 ml) water
2 cups (480 ml) ice cubes  

1. Place all ingredients into the Vita-mix container in the order listed and secure lid.
2. Select Variable 1.
3. Turn machine on and quickly increase speed to Variable 10, then to High.
4. Blend for 1 1/2 minutes or until desired consistency is reached.


Health Classification: Diabetic Friendly, Low Fat, Low Sodium, Low Cholesterol, Heart Healthy, Gluten-Free, Vegetarian, Vegan, Raw  Meal Type: Green Smoothies, Beverages 

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 1 cup (240 ml) Amount Per Serving Calories 102   % Daily Value* Total Fat 0g Saturated Fat 0g Cholesterol 0mg Sodium 10mg Total Carbohydrate 26g Dietary Fiber 3g Sugars 16g   Protein 2g   *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on you calorie needs:
2000 2500 Total Fat Less than 65g 80g Sat Fat Less than 20g 25g Cholesterol Less than 300mg 300mg Sodium Less than 2,400mg 2,400mg Total Carbohydrate 300g 375g Dietary Fiber 25g 30g Calories per gram: Fat 9
Carbohydrate 4 Protein 4
I like this video as it shows a small setup in a tight space.
What do you think?