Ways I Use My Vitamix Machine:

Vitamix Drone comparison

I hope this inspires you to use your Vitamix machine to its fullest extent…

(many of the links go to posts archived in the Vitamix Enthusiasts Yahoo Group – a Support Group for Vitamix Owners!)


Green Smoothies (my YouTube Video)  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X2lePmw0XEQ

Hot Soups (my YouTube Video)  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lsFMiKefkZU

Ice Creams (my YouTube Video)  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xoo0Pbt0Ads

Whole Fruit Juices (my YouTube Video) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gHgQZTAfCnA

True Juices– Like Carrot Juice, Veggie Juice, and Wheat Grass Juice using the same technique as Rene uses in this video:  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YGendHVlxro

Cold Green Soups http://BlenderLady.com/recipes/

Hot Green Soups

Nut Milks (recipes in the archives of the Yahoo Group)

Blended Salads, V-8 “type” Juices, All Veggie Smoothies (recipes in the archives of the Yahoo Group)

Tomato Sauces like Marinara and Spaghetti

Process Tomatoes for canning

Salsa  http://BlenderLady.com/recipes/

Raw Applesauce  http://BlenderLady.com/recipes/



Quiches (chops the veggies and or meats and scrambles the eggs at the same time)

Omelettes (chops the veggies and or meats and scrambles the eggs at the same time)

Cole Slaw

Hash Browns

Chop Veggies for salad toppings, stir-fry, or recipes like casseroles, chili, chunky veggie soups (you can chop: carrots, celery, onion, peppers, parsley, cabbage, etc.

Chopping Nuts, Dates, Apples, Cranberries, Cheese, Chocolate, etc.

Salads like Chicken Salad, Tuna Salad, Egg Salad, Broccoli Salad, Carrot Salad, etc.

Chicken Salad  http://BlenderLady.com/recipes/

(recipe in the archives of the Yahoo Group)


Salad Dressings
(recipe in the archives of the Yahoo Group)

Home Made Butter from raw cream

Whipped Cream

Froth the cream in your coffee!   (from the archives of the Yahoo Group)

Hot Fruit Syrups

Batters:  Pancake, Corn Bread, Cake, Brownie, Muffin, and Quick Breads  (recipe in the archives of the Yahoo Group)

Bread Dough from freshly ground grains – Whole Wheat and a non-gluten Rice Bread

Liquify Flax Seeds  They can be put in a smoothie whole and become liquified right in the drink! (This is important because flax seeds begin to go rancid immediately upon grinding)

Grind Flax Seeds  when recipes call for them ground

Cracked Grains for things like cooked grain cereals

Corn Meal for corn bread, batters for frying fish, corn grits, and polenta (post in the archives of the Yahoo Group)

Nut Butters:  Peanut, Almond, Cashew, Mixed Nut, Tahini, Almond/Peanut, etc.  

Coconut Butter:  (a jar from the store costs $12, but is only $2-4 when I make it myself!)  (recipe in the archives of the Yahoo Group)

Fruit Roll Ups (I puree the fruit in my Vitamix, then dry in my dehydrator)

Chips (the batter is made in my Vitamix, and the chips are dried in my Excalibur Dehydrator)

Cashew Cream (click here for recipe)

Cold Compost from left over veggie scraps: http://mysisterspantry.wordpress.com/2012/03/21/garbage-smoothie-anyone-cold-composting-a-tutorial-22-2/

Organic Bug Spray from jalapeno peppers http://tlc.howstuffworks.com/home/jalepeno-bug-spray.htm

Dog Food Gravy  blending cooked chicken carcasses with water! (information in the archives of the Yahoo Group)

These are things I remember that I’ve made (I’ve probably forgotten plenty)!


If you don’t have a Vitamix machine yet, and would like some help deciding which Vitamix Blender Model to buy, please be sure to check out my “Vitamix Buyer’s Guide” where you can get Personalized Shopping Assistance, and  information on the differences between the various Vitamix Blender models.


 By Lea Ann Savage  Copyright 2010 All Rights Reserved



By Lea Ann Savage  Copyright 2013  All Rights Reserved.