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. What’s more, since this high-performance blender can make quick work blending even the toughest foods, the culinary possibilities are endless. In fact, we’ve come up with a list of 15 things you didn’t know you could make with your Vitamix — and trust us, you’ll be amazed at what it can do!
15 Things You Didn’t Know You Could Make with Your Vitamix:
1. Cheesecake, Pie Crust, Filling
Whip up a cheesecake, pie crust, or filling in your Vitamin in seconds! In fact, this delicious vegan pumpkin cheesecake has only five ingredients!
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.
3. Whipped Cream and Frothed Milk
Did you know you can whip cream in a Vitamix? Try this dreamy vegan vanilla coconut cream latte!
4. Pulled Meat
Shred pork the easy way in your Vitamix — no forks necessary! Get the recipe for this succulent peach pulled pork.
5. 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.
6. Creamy Soup
Get an amazingly creamy and velvety textured soup with your Vitamix. Try this yummy butternut squash and apple soup.
7. Homemade Dips
The Vitamix makes quick work of homemade dips like this curried kidney bean dip.
8. Raw Juice
Get your skin glowing with this radiant skin raw juice recipe and let your Vitamix do all the work!
9. 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!
10. Waffle and Pancake Batter
Whip up pancake and waffle batter in your Vitamix. This brown butter squash waffle recipe is one to try!
11. 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.
Process your own flour in a Vitamix, or make your own self-rising flour and cake flour.
13. Vegan Cheese Sauce
Blend up a creamy vegan cheese sauce in your Vitamix!
14. Compounded Butter
Make compounded butter in your Vitamix. This compound butter recipe had herbs and lemon zest for awesome flavor!