Posted by Lil Sprout at 02/23/2013
After years of debating ..... I finally took the plunge and purchased (ordered) a Vitamix blender. (Yes, I know it's not "just a blender"). The one I purchased is not at the top of their line (as it was not the most expensive one they sell). The one I purchased is the Vitamix Creations 48oz. 15-in-1, 2-Speed Blender with Dry Container. It should be arriving next week and I feel like a new mother. (What in the WORLD do I do with this precious little (expensive) bundle?)
So having blurbed out all that.....I was just wondering if any of you would be able to "validate" my purchase by telling me what you love about your Vitamix, why you purchased one, what you use yours for etc.? And since I'm looking for honesty, anyone that has a not so rosy view or experience with one, please feel free to leave your comments as well. WHAT HAVE I GOTTEN MYSELF INTO?? Thanks for your (honest)responses.
(Trying to) Stay Strong - Stay Vegan,
My family isn't vegan, just myself, so sometimes I'll come home from work and there will be steak and chicken flavored rice on the table... now what.
WELL, I grab anything I can from the fridge, left over half of a tomato, celery, carrots, cauliflower, flaxseeds just because, kale, spinach, honestly whatever I can get my hands on and I shove it all in this amazing creation and turn it on. It cooks it into soup!!! Like it gets warm! So I go upstairs, rub the grime off my face, come downstairs and it's ready. Done. Bam.
Only con I see is it's loud. Very loud, especially if you are using it for soup because you need to put it on the highest setting for it to heat up.
Cleaning is a breeze, just rinse, then fill with water and a tiny bit of dish wash stuff and turn it on, let the water wizz around for a minute or two and you're done. Honestly that's it.
I make ice cream with this, almond cheese, grind up walnuts and cauliflower to make "ground beef" honestly everything I cook I use this thing with.
You made a good choice in my opinion.
handful of kale
2 tblsp cocnut oil
1/4 cup almonds
fill container 1/2 with almond milk