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by 0 · about 19 hours ago

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)

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CD 0 · January 02, 2014 at 6:21 PM

You went from eating a well balanced diet to drinking veggie shakes for every meal? This one is simple. Eat your calories.

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by 40 · about 19 hours ago

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)

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RK 0 · March 22, 2013 at 10:35 PM

I have a Blendtec (sister to the Vitamix) and my favorite thing to make with it is soups. Here is their soup recipe collection: http://www.blendtec.com/recipes/category/warm_soups My favorites are the tortilla soup (basically carrot, bell... (more)

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by 3280 · about 19 hours ago

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)

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blackappy 0 · January 07, 2013 at 5:19 PM

There is plenty of available dissolved oxygen in a smoothie, not to mention the aeration that happens during the blending phase of your smoothie. (more)

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by 290 · about 19 hours ago

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

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HuntingBears 0 · May 10, 2012 at 8:37 PM

cooking vegeatables makes vitamins and mineral more accessible, also easier to digest, i don't see why anyone would avoid cooking vegetables

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by 3280 · about 19 hours ago

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)

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Eric_13 0 · April 26, 2012 at 10:36 PM

Here is a question about blending coconut from the Vitamix forums, with a focus on getting smooth results: http://community.vitamix.com/service/displayDiscussionThreads.kickAction?w=93034&as=22442&d=139406 (more)

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by 691 · about 19 hours ago

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

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The_Food_Lovers 0 · April 05, 2012 at 12:58 AM

Here are a few we... (more)

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by 18412 · about 20 hours ago

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)

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Rogue_Nutritionist 0 · June 21, 2011 at 9:03 PM

My favorite veggie smoothie : handful of cilantro, big handful of spinach, half of a cucumber, a little lime juice, one small avocado, a pinch of sea salt, a pinch of chipotle powder, enough water to blend...when it's pretty blended, I drizzle in... (more)

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