Vitamix Raw Apple Juice

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Did you know you can make delicious juices in your Vitamix by blending whole fruits and vegetables. They are actually more nutritious because you are getting the maximum nutritional value, as well as all of that healthy fibre. There's also no waste, and clean-up is a LOT easier!

Most whole produce can be blended to an ideal juice consistency in the Vitamix. Even tough fruits like pineapple cores are pulverized in seconds. Use your tamper to help guide all of the ingredients through the blades. Most whole juices take about 20-30 seconds. Watch the How To Make Juices in your Vitamix video.  

I love whole blended juices because I want the benefits of all of the fibre. However, if you want a pulp free juice,  just use a filtration bag or some cheesecloth to strain it. If you don't have either one of these things on hand you can also use a clean pair of sheer pantyhose to strain your juice! I do this ALL the time and it works a treat. Straining just takes a few minutes.

I decided to post this super easy apple juice recipe because it is a fantastic example of how quick and easy Vitamix juicing is! Also, apple juice is one of the most popular breakfast juices. Try blending a variety of different apples together for a deep rich flavour. You could also add in some ginger for an extra kick. 

One thing to note: I do not blend the apple seeds. Some people recommend consuming apple seeds. I do not. Apple seeds contain cyanide, and whilst you would have to consume a bucket load of them for there to be any issues, I just don't want to be ingesting them. They are also slightly bitter. So always deseed your apples before blending.

Mix it up and blend different fruits and vegetables together for all kinds of flavour combinations and health benefits. Really, the sky is the limit. 
Trust me, be open minded and try a Vitamix juice. It just doesn't get any better! 

What is your favourite Vitamix juice combination? 
Please leave a comment. I would love to hear from you.

Photo taken by Clarissa Westmeyer of Kalman & Pabst Photo Group
This recipe is an official Vitamix Recipe.
Published here with permission from the Vitamix Corporation.


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*Please note: this recipe has been written for the Vitamix 5200 with Standard 64-ounce container.
If you are using a different Vitamix machine or container size, you may need to make adjustments to the Variable Speed, processing time, and/or ingredient quantities.

Vitamix Raw Apple Juice

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  • 4 (908 g) medium to large apples, seeded and cut into large pieces
  • 1/4 cup (60 ml) cool water
  • 2 double layer cheese cloths, filtration bag, or sheer pantyhose
  1. Place apples and water into the Vitamix container in the order listed and secure lid.
  2. Select Variable 1.
  3. Turn machine on and slowly increase speed to Variable 10, then to High.
  4. Blend for 45 seconds, using the tamper to push apples into the blades until pureed.
  5. Transfer puree to a bowl lined with cheesecloth or filtration bag  set atop a bowl and twist until juice is extracted.
  6. Allow to strain about 10 minutes.
  7. For the best flavour, combine two or more apple varieties. 

Photo: Clarissa Westmeyer of Kalman & Pabst Photo Group
This recipe is an official Vitamix Recipe.
Published here with permission from the Vitamix Corporation.

Get YOUR Vitamix now. 
Find more delicious Vitamix recipes in their recipe center.
Follow Vitamix on FacebookTwitter & You Tube.

*Please note: this recipe has been written for the Vitamix 5200 with Standard 64-ounce container.
If you are using a different Vitamix machine or container size, you may need to make adjustments to the Variable Speed, processing time, and/or ingredient quantities.

Tip: the best way to grate fresh ginger

Nothing beats a porcelain ginger grater! Just rub the whole ginger piece unpeeled over the grater and you have it ready in literally seconds, Procelain ginger graters are as cheap and chips and so easy to clean. Just place the whole grater under running water and everything runs off. That little piece of kitchen gadget mastery would be in my top ten favourite cooking tools. I have had mine for years and travel everywhere with it. Thankyou Tony!

Just checking out the new delicious recipes and the kids have given their thumbs up.  Apparently in their eyes it’s “Rainbow Month”....a different Smoothie color each day.  Thanks Tess

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Tess,  Your kids are right it is a rainbow.  I eat the rainbow every day as much as I can.  Keep them happy and well nourished!!!  Tracy

LOL! I LOVE that! Yes. lots of colours makes it more fun AND more nutritious :)

My favorite smoothie recipe is:  1 cup of orange juice or apple juice, protein powder, frozen strawberries, frozen blueberries & frozen mixed fruit, a couple of handfuls of fresh spinich & carrots.  That’s my base, then I may add whatever else I may have on hand, oranges, apples, nectarines, squash, etc. I fill the container to the top then blend.  Sometimes I add yogurt.  If it’s too thick for what you like add a little more liquid.

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YUMMO! LOVE your blend. Thankyou so much for sharing. Great to be connected :)

Thanks for the simple basic smoothie recipe!!!  But I need a substitute for bananas,coconuts, and mangos.  I love them all.  But I am eating for my blood type so many of the standard ingredients are foods on the avoid list.  I would appreciate any input.  I love eating healthy all the time and am willing to try new recipes. Some recipes are easy to sub ingredients others not so much.  Thanks for any help. Tracy

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Hey Tracy,
For bananas and coconuts, if you are using them for texture, you can use avocado, some raw cashews, macadamias or almonds, or sprouted tofu or chia seeds. If you are using them for flavour…there is just not sub. Sorry. For mangoes, I would say the same. You could always sub other sweet fruits in some of the recipes. I hope this helps.

Thanks soooo much for the subs for mangos, coconuts and bananas.  I thought avocados would possibly be good for texture.  Nuts, tofu, and chia seeds make sense.  I guess frozen juice or concentrate would also be a great sweetener too.  Keep the suggestions coming!!  Tracy

Hello all you fellow grunters!!!  I enjoy every recipe and suggestion you all generously give.  THANKS Tracy

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Feel free to email me about this. The address is in the FAQ section of the site.

Fresh, cold apple juice sounds so perfect in this hot, Southern California weather…

That’s it! I’m making this when I get home!

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Wonderful! I LOVE it. Enjoy :)

I was skeptical. But I tried this, and it was good. I tried it strained and unstrained. I think I prefer unstrained to get the fiber.

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Wonderful! I prefer it unstrained too. But it is nice to have the option isn’t it?

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