Background: I started paleo about 4 months ago and never felt better in my life. I ate nothing but wild fish, grass-fed beef, kale salads, free range eggs, organic coffee, and other veggies from time to time but mostly meat. I was also... (more)
I'm thinking of getting a vitamix and checking out some recipes and it looks like all the smoothies have a lot of fruit and thus sugar in it. I am currently not eating fruit as trying to do less than 50 carbs a day for weight loss. The green... (more)
You can taste neither spinach or kale when put in a vitamix, so you can go wild with them! Also you could try adding dark chocolate or cinnamon to the vegetable mixes, so it makes them taste sweeter!
Since I'm not a coffee drinker, and don't know much about coffee, I figured I'd ask if it's safe, as nutritious, and ok to toss in 10 whole coffee beans into my vitamix smoothie? I am curious if whole coffee beans are like garlic in that it needs... (more)
Hi All, My question is, would I lose the benefits if I put my raw vegetables through a VitaMix and drank them? My dental problems mean it literally takes me over an hour just to eat a salad. Thanks
I blanch veggies for a couple of minutes - then immediately put them in ice cold water - they don't lose and colour this way (so presumably not so many nutrients) as they might with boiling...
It seems that every can of coconut milk I pick up either has bpa liners, or contains preservatives. Since I have a vitamix (super blender), I'm thinking it might be fun to buy one of those white (already shaved) coconuts at whole foods, and take... (more)
Does anyone have a good Paleo recipe for their Vitamix? I just made Cauliflower Mash last night in my Vitamix and I'm looking for some new ideas for meals/soups to break my machine in. Thanks
Just saw the other thread on juicing veggies, and it really got me thinking about busting out the ol' Vitamix that I spent $400 on at the Del Mar fair. I don't want to 'juice' veggies as the other post describes. I want to put the whole thing in... (more)