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Quick & Delicious: Make the Most of Your Blender

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Discover blender techniques for easier, less-expensive dishes, from sweet crêpes to savory salsas, sure to turn weeknight meals into something special again!

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What You Get

  • 7 Streaming HD video lessons with anytime, anywhere access
  • Class materials, including recipes
  • Hours of close-up instruction
  • Answers to student questions from instructor, Nicki Sizemore
  • Closed captioning available (web only)

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  • Watch on any device anytime.
  • Find downloadable class resources in the class viewer.


Find out how to use any blender for faster food prep, healthy smoothies, flavorful sauces and more. Cooking instructor Nicki Sizemore guides you through how to create whipping cream and butter from scratch. Then, learn how easy and inexpensive it is to make almond milk at home and throw together smoothies your pickiest eaters will love. Moving on, Nicki shares her tricks for transforming standby meals into exciting entrees with bright sauces and dressings. And, find out how to whip up a versatile tomato sauce, mess-free hollandaise, roasted tomatillo salsa and Nicki's special blueberry jam — no canning required. Finally, satisfy any sweet tooth with the perfect crêpe batter or kid-friendly banana-oat pancakes. Plus, enjoy an exclusive lesson on how to use a Vitamix blender to make hot tomato bisque, chocolate chunk ice cream and even whole wheat bread!

Lesson Breakdown

1. Food Prep Tricks
Meet Nicki Sizemore and learn fast food prep tricks using your blender, from easy whipping cream and creamy butter to your best-ever breadcrumbs.
2. Smoothies & More
3. Dressings & Marinade
4. Sauces & Soups
5. Spreads & Salsas
6. Batters
7. Only in a Vitamix Blender

Taught by

Nicki Sizemore
Nicki Sizemore
Nicki Sizemore is a food writer, video host and culinary instructor. She created the website From Scratch Fast, where she shares from-scratch recipes you can make in under an hour. She’s the author of "The Food Processor Family Cookbook" and "Build a Bowl." Nicki also produces and hosts cooking tutorials for a number of clients, including Fine Cooking magazine, Culture magazine and more.

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