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Vitamix Tortilla Soup Recipe

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The Vitamix Tortilla Soup Recipe is an all time favorite of many!  If you’ve seen a Vitamix Demonstration, you have most likely tasted the Vitamix Tortilla Soup. My recipe is very different from the demonstration version.  It is creamier, and has more flavor because of “secret” ingredients! Lucky for you, I’m going to let you in […]

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Vitamix Wine Sorbet

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Vitamix wine sorbet. A delicious adult dessert that is easy to whip up in your Vitamix!     1 cup of red wine. Any kind you like will do! Add Frozen Fruit (I used strawberries for this one). In a 32 oz. wet container use about 2.5-3 cups of frozen fruit. In a 48 oz or […]

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Vitamix Sound Dampening Hushpad

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Save 20% on a Hushpad by using the Coupon Code blenderlady (code works on all Blend It Up products).  If you aren’t sure if your Vitamix model is a Standard look at the chart at or see the picture below… The Hushpad will dampen, and reduce the sound levels on all Standard Vitamix models. Better than a sound enclosure for the […]

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Vitamix Blend Quality Index BQI

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Vitamix owners know from personal experience that their Vitamix blenders produce the best “blends” on the market. Vitamix has developed a way to objectively validate these assertions! Introducing the BQI (Blend Quality Index). Click Here to learn more about the BQI. Vitamix designs every aspect of their blenders (I prefer to call them Total Nutrition Centers) to work […]

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Pureeing the Seeds of Pumpkins and Squashes

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Learn how to liquify the seeds of Pumpkins, and squashes like Acorn or Butternut with your Vitamix so you can include them in your purees! You will also learn the FAST and EASY way to bake your Pumpkins and Squashes! There are many great recipes that use pureed Pumpkin, or squashes like Acorn or Butternut. Although […]

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Vitamix Carrot Juice Recipe

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It is easy to make “true” carrot juice in a Vitamix! Many people like both whole food juice (aka smoothies) and “true” juices, but not everyone wants to buy or store a juice extractor and a Vitamix. Here is how you can make a quality juice using only your Vitamix machine and a filtration bag. Start […]

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Emerald Ecstasy Green Smoothie Vitamix Recipe

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My Emerald Ecstasy Green Smoothie Recipe has become a favorite way to introduce skeptics to the idea of drinking something Green! It is the first recipe in my 30 Green Smoothie Recipes Ebook. It is sweet and delicious. In 2008 I was the first Vitamix demonstrator in my region to make green smoothies and hand them […]

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How to clean a Vitamix Container

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How to clean a cloudy Vitamix container. Everyone loves how easy it is to clean a Vitamix container, but if you only clean the way you see demonstrators doing it in shows, over time you will end up with a cloudy film of mineral build up. Learn how to keep your Vitamix sparkling clean, and crystal […]

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Vitamix 5300 vs 7500

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The Vitamix model 5300 is currently sold “off-the-shelf” in Costco Wholesale Clubs, and sometimes by Vitamix Demonstrators in “In-Line Vitamix Road Shows”. This is how the Vitamix 5300 compares to the Vitamix 7500 and other “Next Generation” Vitamix models. Use this contact form (or click here) to get an email where I give you my Vitamix […]

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Vitamix 6500 vs 6300

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The Vitamix 6500 is a new Vitamix model currently sold by demonstrators in Costco Road Shows.  This is how the Vitamix 6500 compares to the Vitamix 6300 previously sold by demonstrators in Costco Road Shows. ➜ Use this contact form (click here) to get my email where I give you my Vitamix model recommendations, pricing, and […]