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Your Best Soup Recipe

I used to NEVER make homemade soups for my family because it seemed so time consuming and I didn't have any good, easy recipes. I was at the grocery store one day and they were doing a soup demo with a Vitamix juicer/ blender/ food processor. It COOKS the soup as you are adding ingredients! Plus you use whole food ingredients which makes it so much healthier. They also provide a cookbook for free with amazingly simple and delicious recipes. I love not having to chop, dice, etc. I get hot, fresh, delicious and healthy soup in under 5 minutes - and the only thing to clean is the Vitamix. I'm a spendthrift so I was hesitant because of the price. The guy gave me a savings code to use on the website so I finally bit the bullet (and my whole family is glad - "Mom actually cooking...what?!" lol) The code is 06-003851 - it gets you $25 off (Free S&H). It still works - my family and friends have used it, too. Check out their soup recipes and video demos!;

Oct 25, 2009
SerendipityAngel in Home Cooking

Do I need both a VitaMix and A Juicer?

Personally, I really like having both. I use my juicer when I don't want fiber (like during a juice fast). The Vitamix is a completely different animal than a juicer. It blends, purees, chops, etc whereas a juicer is extracting the liquid nutrition out of the food. Also, you can't juice certain things (like bananas, avocados). I was hesitant to buy a Vitamix because of the price (I tried finding a good used Vitamix - nearly impossible!) so I finally bought one and am glad I did. I used a savings code someone shared with me; 06-003851 - at the check out - it takes $25 off (free S&H). Happy blending! :-)