Recipe: Freshly minted berry smoothie


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INGREDIENTS

480 ml (2 cups) almond milk
2 kiwis, peeled
2 pitted dates, dried
70 g (1 cup) chopped kale
90 g (1 cup) mint leaves
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
280 g (2 cups) frozen mixed berries

METHOD

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 1 minute or until desired consistency is reached.

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This recipe has been written for the C-Series and G-Series machines with Variable Speed control and 2.0-litre 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.

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