Wednesday, February 22, 2012
The Vitamix is far superior, because you don't waste all the pulp... and you can put anything in it. It is a lot of money... but well worth it. You can find reconditioned ones at their site... and they have a long guarantee. There are also some on ebay.
Here's my typical daily juice (I actually have a glass at each meal.
1 carton soy or almond milk or rice milk (or sometimes just water)
two apples (no seeds)
carrots (1 or 2)
bok choy or celery
sometimes absorbic acid (vitamin c) powder
It cleans up very quickly, which is another advantage. I just put some soap in it with water and turn it on.
Masticating and centripetal juicers waste all the pulp, are limited by what they will juice, and are a pain to clean.
If you have too many of anything to use up... freeze it, and then you can juice it later. Or you can pour your juice into an ice cube tray and use that as at a later date.
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