17 Things You Didn’t Know You Could Make with Your Vitamix

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Do you own a Vitamix blender? If not, you’ve probably strolled past the demonstration booth at Whole Foods or Costco and sampled a smoothie from one of their energetic, microphone-wearing employees. The Vitamix may be pricey, but with a motor powerful enough to pulverize steel, this is a kitchen appliance worth investing in. This powerful, high-performance blender is an icon for healthy eating. It can make quick work of blending even the toughest foods, so the culinary possibilities are endless. We’ve come up with 17 things you didn’t know you could make with your Vitamix — you’ll be amazed at what it can do beyond whipping up creamy, frothy smoothies!

17 Things You Didn’t Know You Could Make with Your Vitamix:

Photo by Julie Van Rosendaal

Photo by Julie Van Rosendaal

1.  Pie Crust and Filling

Whip up a pie crust in your Vitamix, then make the filling in it too! Try this zesty tarte au citron.

 

Photo by Kathy Patalsky

Photo by Kathy Patalsky

2.  Nut Butters

Nut butters (peanut, cashew, almond, and hazelnut, among others) taste amazing when freshly whipped up in your Vitamix. Try this peanut butter fruit stack sandwich with fresh nut butter.

 

Photo by Roni

Photo by Roni

3. Baby Food

You’ll love making your baby food using the freshest ingredients. This pumpkin puree can be whipped up so easily in your Vitamix!

 

Photo by Kathy Patalsky

Photo by Kathy Patalsky

4.  Whipped Cream and Frothed Milk

Did you know you can whip cream in a Vitamix? Try this dreamy vegan vanilla coconut cream latte!

 

Photo by Elizabeth Stark

Photo by Elizabeth Stark

5.  Pulled Meat

Shred pork the easy way in your Vitamix — no forks necessary! Get the recipe for this succulent peach pulled pork.

 

Photo by Brooke McLay

Photo by Brooke McLay

6.  Powdered Sugar and Brown Sugar

Did you know you can make powdered sugar and brown sugar in a Vitamix? How crazy is that? Add some powdered sugar to a sinful 60-second gooey chocolate mug cake.

 

Photo by Philip and Lauren Rubin

Photo by Philip and Lauren Rubin

7.  Creamy Soup

Get an amazingly creamy and velvety textured soup with your Vitamix. Try this yummy butternut squash and apple soup.

 

Photo by Julie Van Rosendaal

Photo by Julie van Rosendaal

8.  Homemade Dips

The Vitamix makes quick work of homemade dips like this curried kidney bean dip.

 

Photo by Rachel Matos

Photo by Rachel Matos

9.  Raw Juice

Get your skin glowing with this radiant skin raw juice recipe and let your Vitamix do all the work!

 

Photo by Paula Jones

Photo by Paula Jones

10.  Chili Powder

Turn your dried chilies into chili powder with your Vitamix, then use in this sweet and spicy bacon recipe for the best bacon ever!

 

Photo by Elizabeth Stark

Photo by Elizabeth Stark

11.  Waffle and Pancake Batter

Whip up pancake and waffle batter in your Vitamix. This brown butter squash waffle recipe is one to try!

 

Photo by Elizabeth Stark

Photo by Elizabeth Stark

12.  Smooth and Creamy Fillings

Incorporating cream cheese chunks into a recipe can be a bear; get a smooth consistency with your Vitamix. Try these lovely blueberry cheesecake popsicles.

 

Photo by Sheri Silver

Photo by Sheri Silver

13.  Flour

Process your own flour in a Vitamix, or make your own self-rising flour and cake flour.

 

Photo by Kathy Patalsky

Photo by Kathy Patalsky

14.  Vegan Cheese Sauce

Blend up a creamy vegan cheese sauce in your Vitamix!

 

Photo by Jennifer Leal

Photo by Jennifer Leal

15.  Compounded Butter

Make compounded butter in your Vitamix. This compound butter recipe had herbs and lemon zest for awesome flavor!

 

Photo by Kathy Patalsky

Photo by Kathy Patalsky

16.  Cheesecake

Have you used your Vitamix to make a cheesecake? This delicious vegan pumpkin cheesecake has only five ingredients!

 

Photo by Angie McGowan

Photo by Angie McGowan

17.  Ground Meat

Grind meat in your Vitamix for the freshest tasting burger around! Try this tasty gorgonzola burger.

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