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Old 10-06-2013, 09:37 PM   #1
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Vitamix Question

How smooth does it get things?
When you blend strawberries is the mixture still seedy? What about with other fruits and vegetables?


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Old 10-06-2013, 10:01 PM   #2
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It gets them so absolutely smooth! It doesn't leave seeds when blending strawberries! Seriously, the thing is amazing. I haven't found a single thing it doesn't blend well.
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Old 10-07-2013, 02:26 PM   #3
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Depends... strawberry seeds in a smoothie, no issue... you don't notice. Strawberry lemonade? Issue. Even the pulp in the lemon juice can't hide those gritty little seeds. But they tend to sink to the bottom- so the first few glasses are fine, and for the rest, the seeds strain out easily, so it isn't a big deal. I honestly don't think that's a flaw with the vitamix though... those seeds are so so tiny that even ground up, they would still be kinda sandy-ish. Ya know? The vitamix breaks a lot of them, but doesn't grind them into powder. In a smoothie or strawberry ice cream, though I promise you won't notice the seeds- it won't seem crunchy at all. It'll just be creamy smooth berry goodness.

I use mine multiple times per day every day. I make so much stuff in it! It gets everything smooth. Hummus comes out smooth like store bought. Every time. Pesto, too. Homemade cream of tomato soup- not a problem... super smooth, seeds and all. It's just little berry seeds in runny drinks... strawberry, raspberry, blackberry, but straining isn't difficult. I also strain nut milks and other juices because I don't like those to be thick. They're smooth and creamy, but the pulp makes them too thick for my tastes. Straining makes them the texture I'm used to.
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Old 10-07-2013, 02:48 PM   #4
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I can make blackberry smoothies without it being seedy at all! I love it!
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