10 ripe spotty bananas

Peel the bananas and put them in a vita mix or blender. Pulse until creamy. Do not blend or the mixture will turn brown.

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  • Michele

    February 29, 2012 at 10:49 pm Reply

    Interesting on the pulsing v. blending; I’ll have to try that. Are you saying that your smoothie doesn’t turn brown even after several hours in your mason jar? What about if you open and drink half and save the rest for later?

    Love the photos! 🙂

    • Vibrant Victoria

      March 1, 2012 at 2:56 am Reply

      exactly Michele. I usually have my banana smoothie at lunch at it is still yellow 🙂

  • Michele

    March 1, 2012 at 4:27 pm Reply

    Wow. That’s great. One more question: When you say, “pulse,” do you mean that you turn the Vitamix on and off repeatedly? Or, do you mean you keep it on the low variable speed? Perhaps we have different versions of the Vitamix, because mine does not have a “pulse” option. I have the 5200 standard, which I bought about a year-and-a-half ago. It has a BPA free container, and I see yours is some kind of metal. Just looking for a way to keep away the brown with my Vitamix! 🙂

    • Vibrant Victoria

      March 2, 2012 at 5:38 am Reply

      My vita mix has a switch you can flip on and off to pulse. If you blend it on low it will still turn brown. It has to be pulsed. If you do it on high then it only takes about 6 pulses.

      • Michele

        March 2, 2012 at 4:29 pm Reply

        Ah hah! Thanks so much. I will try this out. You are a wealth of info, Victoria; I appreciate your generosity and sharing your experiences. 🙂

        • Vibrant Victoria

          March 2, 2012 at 8:04 pm Reply

          thank you so much Michele. I am happy to share any knowledge I have with others 🙂

  • ellen

    March 2, 2012 at 12:34 am Reply

    Hi! Is that a hand cranked blender on your counter top?

    • Vibrant Victoria

      March 2, 2012 at 5:19 am Reply’s a vita mix. But I do have a hand cranked blender

  • Amaani

    July 30, 2013 at 10:11 am Reply

    Is it the same with Banana milkshakes? Just add milk to this pulp?

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