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Discussion in 'The Green Patch' started by Hanzo, May 18, 2014.

  1. Hanzo

    Hanzo Monkey+++

    Bought one recently and we have been getting even more fruits and vegetables in.

    Today, washed down lunch with wife's healthy concoction of kale, beets and figs. Tastes pretty good too. Healthier than the tuna melt I made.

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  2. -06

    -06 Monkey+++

    And a nutri bullet is??? A juicer? Just got one also but have not fired it up yet. Bought a big supply of carrots/apples/bananas/etc. What are your favorite recipes?
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  3. Hanzo

    Hanzo Monkey+++

    Like a blender on steroids. We like it better than a juicer because we believe the pulp is valuable and nutritious.

    No favorite recipe yet. My wife's mixes always include kale. When it gets extra hot today, was thinking of watermelon and ice with a sprig of mint.
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  4. -06

    -06 Monkey+++

    Makes sense, always thought that tossing the pulp was wasting nutrients. How do you remove seeds?
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  5. Hanzo

    Hanzo Monkey+++

    If I'm using something like apples, for example, I will core it. Watermelon, I will pick out the seeds unless I am feeling lazy.
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  6. Mindgrinder

    Mindgrinder Karma Pirate Ninja Jedi Bipolar WINNING M.L.F.

    Kale, apple, carrot, pineapple and broccoli sprouts.
    Cure cancer and live forever....well as close as you can.
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  7. Motomom34

    Motomom34 Moderator Moderator Site Supporter++

    I put spinach, red grapes blue berries and celery in mine. I have noticed that I feel sluggish if I go too long without my nutrabullet. I was buying those Odwalla juices but I found they are not as healthy as they claim.
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  8. Kingfish

    Kingfish Self Reliant

    we use the pulps for soups. Have not run fruit though ours yet. Just veggies. KF
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  9. Hanzo

    Hanzo Monkey+++

    Watermelon mint is really refreshing.

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  10. ghrit

    ghrit Ambulatory anachronism Administrator Founding Member

    You've piqued my interest. Consumer's Reports panned the thing as overpriced and under performing vs. the ads.
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  11. Hanzo

    Hanzo Monkey+++

    I like it. It works for $80 from Costco.
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  12. Mike

    Mike Ol' Army Sergeant Monkey

    I use my ninja. It does the same thing but will also do 72oz of margaritas. Turns ice into snow. My favorite is kale, mustard leaf, apple, banana, yogurt, blueberries, mango, pomegranate juice, and on hot days, ice
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  13. Hathor

    Hathor Monkey

    I've had very good results with the Vitamix. My newest detox concoction is cucumber, spinach (or kale), parsley, celery, lemon, ginger. Just finished one!
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  14. Hanzo

    Hanzo Monkey+++

    Made a really fine lilikoi slushy. Monkeys gave it two paws up! It was very refreshing since it is so hot. The ice ground up fine as powder.
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  15. Motomom34

    Motomom34 Moderator Moderator Site Supporter++

    I have never tried ice in mine. It is supposed to be hot out today. Thanks, I will make slushies today.
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  16. Hanzo

    Hanzo Monkey+++

    The trick is getting the right ice to liquid ratio. I add water gradually until all the ice gets blended.
  17. Hanzo

    Hanzo Monkey+++

    Morning smoothie. Cherries, blueberries, banana, some Greek yogurt and bee pollen.

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  18. Motomom34

    Motomom34 Moderator Moderator Site Supporter++

    Bee pollen? For real?
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  19. Hanzo

    Hanzo Monkey+++

    For real. It's good for you.
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  20. Brokor

    Brokor Live Free or Cry Moderator Site Supporter+++ Founding Member

    RAW HONEY =)
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