{thirsty thursday} — another vitamix smoothie!

31 Jan

vitamix – i highly recommend investing in one.  they are incredible machines!  i juice every day now!

i whipped together a different blend of juice this time from random stuff i had inside the fridge…


– spinach

– dates

– cherries

– blackberries

– blueberries

– strawberries

– 1/2 banana

– almond milk

– carrot juice

– tangerine juice

i also threw in raw protein powder and flax seeds… flip my amazing vitamix on high and watch it pulverize everything into a {usually} pretty and colourful ever-so-slightly-frothy drink that i pretty much devour on the spot every time.  i typically have extra though – because as we know, i don’t measure… 🙂


perhaps not the prettiest colour one has ever seen but it was darn tasty, let me tell you… and of course, totally nutritious!

and – i love my tervis tumbler.  do you have one?  this was a gift.  i had no idea what an actually amazing gift it truly was at first but goodness do i LOVE this thing!  i use it all the time and i want more!  thanks, P.L.!

what {favs of your own} do you suggest for my next vitamix creation?!

9 Responses to “{thirsty thursday} — another vitamix smoothie!”

  1. The Healthy Flavor January 31, 2013 at 9:10 am #

    I want one so bad!!


    • cooking with audrey January 31, 2013 at 12:45 pm #

      a smoothie or the vitamix?! 😉 it’s a hefty price tag, but oh-so-worth it!!!! i believe they have a payment plan, too… one of my better investments no doubt. thanks for stopping by!!!


  2. learnactlivelove January 31, 2013 at 9:48 am #

    Your blog is fabulous! I am learning how awesome my Vitamix is, too! 🙂


    • cooking with audrey January 31, 2013 at 12:46 pm #

      thank you so much! i love your blog also! look forward to drooling over your creations! have you made any soups in your vitamix yet?! i’m working on perfecting that feature! have a great day.


  3. tableofcolors January 31, 2013 at 11:44 am #

    This looks so delicious and healthy! I’m hoping to invest in a blender soon so that I can make smoothies for my kids! It’s a great way to get them to eat spinach!


    • cooking with audrey January 31, 2013 at 12:47 pm #

      absolutely! my advice is to save up for a really good quality one. doesn’t have to be a vitamix {though i’m way partial to it} but there are a lot of lousy machines out there that unfortunately waste more food than they juice. definitely a wise investment nonetheless! 🙂 thanks for commenting.


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  5. KK from Tickled Pink Patisserie February 12, 2013 at 12:27 pm #

    New to my Vitamix, but love this one – will be trying it tomorrow (or a slight variation of it anyway)!!


    • cooking with audrey February 13, 2013 at 2:29 am #

      i’m pretty new to mine, too – let me know your favs as you discover them. 😉 thanks for the follow and for reading!


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