Take an apple, a banana, an orange, some cranberries, fresh spinach and a little water and hit high on the blender and what do you get?
A spinach smoothie ...
Don't have to add sugar because there is plenty of sweetness in the fruit
Of course, it looks like split pea soup without the ham, but it does taste a lot better than it looks. And if you don't get enough vegetables with your meals–that would be me–it's a great way to get the healthy goodies without having to cook the stuff so it loses whatever nutritional value it has.
The only drawback to fresh vegetable juice is that it tends not to keep very long. Carrot juice in particular after two days turns into something that starts trying to shove the refrigerator door open to crawl out looking to devour hapless teenagers. Still; make less, drink it fresh, it's all good.
I got your V-8 right here ...