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20 Amazing Life-Giving Vitamix Recipes
Are you looking to prolong your life?
Are you trying to live a healthier, happier life?
Then what you need are these amazing and delicious Vitamix recipes!
The Vitamix blender is the IDEAL kitchen appliance that can help you create nutritious homemade meals. It’s an all-in-one machine that has the capacity to blend, chop, churn and heat (even improve your love life!). It can do all these things faster and better than your average blender (and believe us when we say better. The Vitamix does not play around.). While the initial cost may be a bit steep, the Vitamix is a great investment for the health and happiness of you and your family.
Make smoothies and sauces with home-grown, organic fruits and vegetables!
If you’ve already got a Vitamix or are thinking of investing in one, here are 20 recipes to try. Enjoy!
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It’s okay to drool over this smoothie. Who could blame you? This blueberry muffin smoothie is healthy, gluten-free and tastes so good you won’t even miss the carbs!
Blueberries are an antioxidant powerhouse and not only provide whole body antioxidant support, but aid in building and strengthening the cardiovascular system, improving memory, regulating blood sugar levels, protecting the retina from oxygen damage, and fighting cancer!
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A bowl of this Vitamix soup will give you nothing but the best out of spring. Ginger, lemongrass, coconut milk, jalapenos and peas blend perfectly and create a thick and lovely spring flavor that is so good and delightful. This is such an easy recipe to throw together in your blender.
Peas provide antioxidant and anti-inflammatory benefits, regulate blood sugar levels, promote a healthy heart and protect against stomach cancer.
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Knowing how healthy coconuts are make me love this recipe even more. Coconuts are versatile fruits that are good for us in many aspects, such as health and beauty. In just one easy step and using one ingredient, you can enjoy this delicious coconut butter!
Coconuts contain a unique combination of fatty acids, can increase your energy levels, burn fat, kill bacteria, and stave off infections. This also help hydrate and nourish the skin, so we definitely recommend using coconut oil as either a moisturizer or makeup remover!
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This ice cream will steal your heart; that’s for sure! It is sweet and boasts the rich, creamy natural flavor of pistachio. I’m pretty sure this recipe will keep your Vitamix working 24/7!
Pistachios are great at promoting a healthy heart, managing weight, protecting against diabetes and hypertension and improving digestion.
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Get your crackers ready to dig in to this roasted cauliflower dip and experience some veggie goodness the unusual way. Believe me, this recipe will give you an epic experience you’ll be wanting to repeat. It is also super easy to prep thanks to Vitamix, where the magic always happens!
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Whether you’re looking for a healthy breakfast or snack, these flourless muffins are a great on-the-go option. They are gluten-free, refined sugar-free, dairy-free and oil-free and made with oats, apples, carrots, raisins and walnuts. Despite the veggies in them, they are so delicious and tasty. They’re slightly denser than your traditional flour-based muffin, but you are going to love this recipe your entire life.
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This strawberry cheesecake mousse is light, creamy, and the right amount of sweet! It’s the perfect finish to a special dinner date! It’s so fluffy and super simple to throw together – no baking is required.
Strawberries are not only great at promoting clear skin, they provide anti-inflammatory benefits, are a great source of antioxidants, decrease the risk of diabetes, reduce the risk of cancer, enhance cognitive and motor function, and improve inflammatory bowel issues.
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This guacamole is made from fresh avocados and is ridiculously delicious. This makes for a great dip and, of course, a wonderful addition to any Mexican food recipe. Give this guac a try and see for yourself how amazing and creamy it tastes!
Avocados provide a myriad of health and beauty benefits. They decrease the risk of obesity, diabetes, heart disease, and improve your complexion, hair, and energy levels. Avocados maintain healthy cholesterol levels, minimize the risk of developing age-related macular degeneration, fight osteoporosis and cancer, are high in fiber, help detox your body and, more importantly, lower your risk of depression!
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This cookie dough-like nut butter is truly irresistible. I totally understand if looking at this picture is painful – it’s just so darn delicious! The best part? It’s made with all-natural ingredients like crumbled dates, raising and walnuts. What are you waiting for? Try this already; I’ve already started to make mine!
Dates are rich in vitamins, minerals and fiber. Walnuts are a great source of fatty acids and help improve your heart health, reduce problems in metabolic syndrome, reduce the risk of type 2 diabetes, and provide anti-cancer benefits.
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Start your day with a glass of happiness and perfection;start your day with this minty morning green smoothie! This recipe is definitely a mood changer, so if you’re in the need of a serious pick-me-up, treat yourself to this!
Leafy greens like kale, spinach and chard help you stay young, lower cholesterol, improve your vision, increase your energy levels, and prevent colon cancer among other things!
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If you love dressings, then you’re gonna love this recipe. You’ll also like how easy it is to make and when we say easy, we mean EASY. Just chuck your ingredients into the Vitamix, pulse, chill and you’re ready to eat!
Tomatillos might not seem like much, but they are a nutrient powerhouse! Tomatillos can reduce your change of diabetes, improve your digestive system’s function, boost the immune system, increase cellular growth and energy levels, improve vision, and lower blood pressure! Big things definitely come in small packages.
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A glass of this frozen caramel drink will help you fight the heat of summer. It’s a life-saver and a pleasure-maker all in one. Decadent recipes like this one are some of the best things to make with your Vitamix!
Everything in moderation – even moderation. While we love eating healthy, we also like indulging so while there are no real benefits of caramel, partaking in a sweet every now and then will keep you happy and sane. You can’t eat flax crackers all the time!
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Let us continue our caramel adventure and welcome this salted caramel sauce made from Medjool dates. It is fat-free, super simple and blends up in about a minute. This sauce is extra delicious when paired with pancakes, toast, vegan ice cream or fruits (we recommend Granny Smith apples).
While dates are often categorized as a laxative food, they’re also great at improving bone strength and digestive health, increasing energy and strength, increase iron intake, alleviating allergy symptoms, keeping your mind sharp, and increasing sexual stamina.
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You think this is crazy? It’s crazy alright – crazy delicious! These green eggs are perfect for breakfast. They’re a super healthy, hearty and genius way of getting your daily intake of leafy greens. We told you the Vitamix is a miracle machine!
Eggs are a good source of Vitamin A, B5, B12 and Selenium; they’re great for cholesterol, contain choline (which helps build cell membranes), lower the risk of heart disease, improve eye health, are a great source of protein, and help you lose weight.
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This citrusy smoothie made with orange, mango and banana will definitely give you some good vibes. Go ahead, enjoy your day and feel the heat of the sun with a citrus bursting smoothie in hand.
Vitamin C is a well-known antioxidant powerhouse. It protects against immune system deficiencies, cardiovascular disease, prenatal health problems, and even contains anti-aging benefits such as the reduction in fine lines and wrinkling.
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Are these really made from real fruits? Really?! That’s how amazingly high-powered blenders work, baby – like magic!
While gelatin may not seem like your first choice for a supplement, it packs some serious health benefits. Gelatin supports healthy hair, skin and nail growth, aids in speedy joint recovery, tightens loose skin, improve cellulite, is a good source of dietary collagen, and is made up of essential amino acids.
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No, this herb gravy isn’t made entirely with onions, but it’s one of the main ingredients! In fact, this deliciously healthy recipe only requires 6 recipes and you most likely have 95% of them in your pantry already!
Onions contain sulfur compounds, prevent blood clotting, lower cholesterol, increase bone density, reduce inflammation in the body, and prevent cancer.
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This vegan milk is so rich, creamy and even more perfect when paired with your favorite breakfast cereal. Hazelnut has a rich flavor and taste and is loaded with folic acid, magnesium, and iron. This milk is deliciously flavored!
Hazelnuts are one of the most nutritious nuts! They’re great for heart health, contain a high amount of Vitamin E, protect the cells from cancer, improves muscle health by easing tension and soreness, improves skin health and texture, is a great source of B6 which is essential to optimum nervous system function and regulates the digestive system.
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A tangy fruit spread that will brighten up your day was made with simple ingredients and a Vitamix! This will make you love your Vitamix even more! This recipe is gluten-free, naturally sweetened, contains no refined sugar and is the perfect substitute to store-bought jams.
As everyone knows, plums are great at improving regularity and easing constipation. They also help lower cholesterol, protect the lining of your intestines, increase your iron intake, provide a boost of antioxidants, normalize blood sugar levels and aid in weight management.
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Alfredo sauce is the main ingredient for one of the most comforting dishes on the planet – alfredo pasta. This version is dairy- and oil-free. It is made from cashews which give it that creamy consistency. If you’re a huge pasta lover, you’d better ready your blender and try this healthy garlic Alfredo sauce recipe.
Cashews contain the least amount of fat in comparison to other nuts and are amazing at improving heart health, lowering your risk of stroke and disease, providing antioxidants to your body, developing bone and connective tissue, increasing energy, preventing gallstones, and lowering the chance of weight gain.
Need one more reason to fall in love with the Vitamix?
We hope you enjoyed this post and got some great recipes to use with your Vitamix! Which one was your favorite? Let us know in the Comments section below!
If you have your own Vitamix recipe to share, share it with us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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