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Entries about the Vita-Mix 5200 blender

Note 120 (Vita-Mix broken)

A little more than two years after my first blade assembly was damaged, I again experience worn bearings inside the blade assembly. Continue reading

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NOTE 3 (environmental benefits)

Can’t believe it! Very little packaging going in to recycling now. Almost 99% veg and fruit waste is composted and going in to my potting soil. It looks like i’ve reduced all waste by over 80%. Continue reading

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12~Compost (sticky mystery solved)

Used lots of water…full container of stuff…no sticky residue on the side of the container like last time. So i’ll assume the stickiness last time was from making the coconut milk. Continue reading

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NOTE 2 (sticky mystery cont…)

The sides of the container are no longer sticky. My washing the night before didn’t help then…so i’m pleased to see that it has come off. Continue reading

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9~Hummus

-34 oz chickpeas; 1 squeezed lemon; 1 tablespoon olive oil; 3 cloves garlic; 1 pinch all-natural sea salt; 1/4 cup raw sunflower seeds; 1 heaping teaspoon of cumin (dried herb not powder);1 cup water Continue reading

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NOTE 1 (sticky mystery)

The sides of the container are sticky. Not sure if that is from the coconut milk I made or the composting I did. I suspect it was from the composting but not sure. Continue reading

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Vita-Mix 5200 (raw foodist package)

I’m extremely happy with this machine.
After the taxman stole almost $80…and $35 shipping, the cost was almost $700!
I stumbled on the not-so-obvious Raw Foodist Package at their online store:

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