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Tips For a Better Smoothie January 23, 2014

vitamix-blender_300Put the liquid in first. Surrounded by water or juice, the blender blades can move freely.

Next, add your greens, with chunks of fruit or vegetables  going into the pitcher last.

Start slow. If your blender has speeds, start it on low to break up big pieces of fruit, then work your way up to high for a puree. For blenders with function buttons, pulse a few times before switching to puree mode.

Thicken with ice. Added too much juice or coconut milk? Toss a few cubes in the blender and voilà!

(Source:  RealSimple.com)

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2 Responses to “Tips For a Better Smoothie”

  1. […] you being making your smoothie, take a look at these tips from RealSimple.com on how to make the best […]

  2. […] all ingredients together in the order listed (to understand why, click here). If you want it thicker, add in more ice. For the fruit, I prefer frozen (click here to see how I […]


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