We admit it, the Vitamix blending machine is definitely an investment – they are not cheap! But they are one of those things that you bring into your home and then, three days later, wonder how on earth you ever lived even one day without it. They are available in the States for a bit less, and many people buy refurbished units online for a reasonable price. Here are some of our favourite go-to Vitamix recipes! Try them in a regular blender too (they just won’t be quite as smooth and luscious).