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Whats your favorite thing to make with a Vita Mix?

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tidecreek Jul 14, 2012 01:42 PM

For those of you who have one, I just took the plunge and bought mine from Costco and its on its way not here yet but in the next few days, so I have the dry container and the wet, I plan on doing vegetable smoothies,nut butters,soups but would love to hear what your favorite uses for a Vita Mix are.
Thanks in Advance
Becky

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  1. Antilope RE: tidecreek Jul 15, 2012 10:44 AM

    So far, my favorite is icy coffee drinks. Here's my favorite recipe so far:

    Chocolate Mocha Frappuccino
    http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/6282...

    Another favorite is just a can of peaches in its own juice and ice cubes. Really good smoothie.

    Get a book (paperback) called, "Delicious Blends - The Vita-mix Professional Demonstrator Recipe Guide". It's about $ 15 to $ 20. It contains the recipes that are used in live demonstrations (like Costco, Fairs, etc).

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      tidecreek RE: Antilope Jul 15, 2012 01:04 PM

      Hey Thanks for the tip I'll go find a copy of that book is the cookbook that comes with it any good?

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        Antilope RE: tidecreek Jul 15, 2012 01:31 PM

        Yes, it's a good book. But a lot of people ask for some of the demo recipes the see and most of those are not in the book that comes with the blender.

    2. sherrib RE: tidecreek Jul 15, 2012 01:42 PM

      Green smoothies and yogurt smoothies. If you make the yogurt smoothie with frozen fruit, it ends up having the consistency of a frozen yogurt. Simple watermelon juice - some watermelon and a few ice cubes and mix until you have juice.

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