Oster Versa Blender Review & Giveaway ($300.00)

Oddly, I get the same question often, “What is the best blender to get?”

I usually answer with, “Well, depends on how much you want to spend.”

People are watching their pennies these days and don’t want to spend the $500-$700 for the 2 Blenders that claim to be the best.

Well guess what?

Now,there is a new Powerhouse Blender in town for half the price and it comes from Oster®, which happens to be the most trusted blender brand since 1926.

Welcome the Oster® Versa Performance Blender.

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Before I get into the specifics, this blender would make an awesome Mother’s Day gift. For a limited time if you purchase this beautiful blender, you will get a $50 Walmart Gift Card. Click here to purchase.

The new Oster® Versa Performance Blender can blend anything from soup to nuts.

It’s truly a powerhouse.

Let’s take a look at this beauty.

Packed all cozy in it’s box, just waiting to unleash it’s power.

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It’s a substancial size. I put a regular sized pineapple next to it for a size comparison.
The 64oz. jar is very sturdy and thick. Believe me you don’t want a glass blender jar. I have broken at least 2 in my day.

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There are just enough settings. In my opinion, some blenders go overboard with all their settings.
The turn dial, is purely for speed. The touch button are preprogramed for time and speed…you have pulse, smoothie, soup and dips/spreads.

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There are 6 blades that blend everything….they even blend ice PERFECTLY. Those 6 little steel blades go over 250 MPH and with its 1400 watt motor, so theres really nothing this blender cant handle.

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Another thing I love about the Oster® Versa Performance Blender is it comes with a Tamper Wand. Can you say genius?!?!?! It lets you push items into your blender if they need a little help getting down to the blade.
Have you ever had your lid fly off during blending? Not fun.
Or do you have to sit there and hold your lid onto you blender when you blend?
Not with this lid, when you put it on, it’s not coming off until YOU take it off, so you can press smoothie on the blender and WALK AWAY without having to worry about having smoothie on your ceiling!

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I was very impressed with the thick stainless steel housing for the blades.

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I put the blender to the test with my favorite smoothie recipe…
About 4 large strawberries, large handfull blueberries, large handfull baby spinach, 1 cup unsweetened Vanilla Almond Milk and about a cup of ice.
One tip with ALLLLLL blenders, if you are using ice, ALWAYS ALWAYS put it in last!

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A perfectly SMOOTH smoothie.
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One winner will win

Oster Versa Performance Blender

Contest ends Wednesday May 15 th 9 am EST
Winner will be chosen by Random Org.com
Open to US residents Only
Main Entry
1.) What would you make first if you won this blender?
(For EACH additional entry, you must leave a SEPARATE comment for EACH ADDITIONAL entry,extra entries not required)
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Disclaimer: This post is sponsored by Lunchbox. All opinions are my own.

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    I would definitely make a green smoothie – this blender looks awesome!

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    That’s an easy one: I’d make a *fruit* smoothie! Pineapple, oranges, frozen strawberries and blueberries, along with some soaked wheatberries. A full meal in a glass.

    Dan @ Casual Kitchen

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    I’d try my hand at making a Starbucks Frappucino at home!

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    I would make a strawberry smoothie!

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    I would love to see how well it could make cashew cream. That would definitely be the first thing I’d make.

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    I have never owned a good blender – this would be awesome! I would make some green smoothies or maybe margaritas 🙂

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    I like you on Facebook.

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    I’ve been an email subscriber for several years 🙂 Love your blog!

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    I would make myself some fantastic Shamrock Shakes ala McDonald’s style (can you tell I miss St. Patty’s day?)

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    Liked you on Facebook!

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    Followed on twitter! Tweet tweet tweet!

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    And just tweeted about your giveaway

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    Posted on my FB page!

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    I love making salsa in my blender, it make quick work out of cilantro and onions.

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    I would make a coconut custard blender pie. This blender seems to have all the bells and whistles.

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    I’d make a smoothie with frozen bananas, blueberries (Wyman’s!), strawberries, spinach, and almond milk. Maybe throw in some chia seeds for added nutrition. Yum!

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    Maria’s Coconut Green Smoothie. Love it and love their blog! http://www.twopeasandtheirpod.com/coconut-green-smoothie/
    Oh, and the hubs broke the glass jar for our blender. Sooooo….this would be great timing to win a new one. Just sayin’… 🙂

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    I also follow you on twitter @XQZMI.

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    I would make a fresh peach julius. Thanks!!

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    I follow you on facebook.
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    I would make some green smoothies!

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    Twitter follower @sharonjo2

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    I shared the giveaway on my Me and My Pink Mixer FB page 🙂

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    i follow you on twitter. 1amypugmire

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    email subscriber
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    email subscriber

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    Liked on FB & via email.

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    I follow you (in a non-creepy way) on Twitter.

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    I subscribed to your email feed a bazillion years ago…

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    Aaaaaannnnnddddd I like you on FB. I’d probably like you in real life, too. You seem cool’ish. 😉

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    Smoothies and soup!

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    I would make a pina colada!

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    I would LOVE to make fruiut smoothies!!! Yours look YUMMY!!

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    I’d make a peanut butter chocolate chip smoothie with strawberries, yep….hmmm…wonder how it would turn out? Ok maybe just a milkshake, no need for me to be all healthy and add the fruit! LOL.

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    Hmm, first thing I would make…… salsa and margaritas!

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    I posted the giveaway on FB!

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    I would probably end up making a chocolate shake, though very often I make smoothies with my horrible blender!

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    I would defiantly make smoothies for the whole family.

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    Since i make a smoothie about every day, I would have to try it out first on one of those!

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    I like you on Facebook!

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    I subscribe to HH via email!

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    I follow you on twitter!

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    Tweeted about the giveaway!

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    I would try your recipe. Sounds interesting.

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    I would probably make a green monster smoothie. Those are my favorite.

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    I’d make a piña colada

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    A blueberry smoothie

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    I would make carrot ginger soup.

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    I would make homemade carrot ginger soup.

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    Nut butter.

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    I would definitely make a smoothie! Our blender can’t handle them anymore!

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    I like The Hungry Housewife on Facebook!

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    I’d make a strawberry smoothie!

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    I like you on Facebook.

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    I’m an email subscriber.

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    I would make salsa (I have no food processor so the blender is the next best thing).

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    Like on Facebook.

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    I shared this post on my facebook page.

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    I would make a batch of my super berry smoothie…blueberries, raspberries, greek yogurt, honey, whey protein powder and ice.

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    a fruit smoothie

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    I would make a chocolate malt first!!

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    Healthy Green Smoothies.

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    I would have to make a milk shake for my grandson!

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    Protein shakes!

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    I like you on Facebook!

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    I follow you on Twitter! (@elinwoods)

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    I’m an email subscriber!

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    The first thing would be a fruit smoothy!

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    My blender died last year and I have yet to replace it. I really want to get a new one asap and the first thing I intend to make is a smoothie! Heck if I know what flavor smoothie, but that is a bridge to cross once I have a new blender on my counter ready to go! =)

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    I am an email subscriber =)

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    I would make some smoothies! Or maybe a milkshake…

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    I already subscribe via email!

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    I would make a smoothie!

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    I would make tomato soup.

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    I would make a margarita.

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    Probably a smoothie or maybe a milkshake.

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    I like the Hungry Housewife on Facebooj

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    I would make almond butter or homemade nutella!

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    Chocolate chip peanutbutter banana smoothie!

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    First thing I would make is a pineapple margarita to celebrate winning this wonderful blender! Then lots of smoothies.

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    Done all of the above! 🙂

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    A cool, delicious, fruity smoothie!

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    Breakfast smoothies for everyone!

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    I already like you on FB!

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    I like you on fb 🙂

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    I follow you on Twitter (_livliveslife_)!

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    Smoothies for sure

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    I would make a frozen fruit smoothie because the blender I have now can’t handle it. I may even throw in some kale for good measure 🙂

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    a blended ice coffee! yumm

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    Posted giveaway on my FB- Dawn Gerharz Logterman

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    I would make strawberry smoothies.

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    I love green smoothies, so I would make one of those! With banana and peanut butter! 🙂

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    I tweeted! @TheresaSea

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    I like you on FB already.

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    I would make my morning blueberry/spinach smoothie.

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    I would make a berry smoothie!

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    A peach smoothie!!!!!!

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    I would make my favorite protein smoothie! Frozen blueberries, strawberries, kale, protein powder and unsweetened almond milk! Yum!!

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    Shared link on my Facebook page

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    The first thing I would make is oatmeal banana muffins.

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    First thing I would make in my new blender? Milkshakes!!!

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    I already liked you on fb (several months ago).

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    I already subscribe to the HH via email.

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    I would make a spinach and berry smoothie 🙂 My FAVE!!

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    I like you on Facebook 🙂

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    I would make protein gelato!

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    I’m obsessed with the perfect blender since I went so long with a crappy one. I do have a Vitamix, but hate recommending it to people since it’s crazy expensive! The first thing I’d do with this blender is crush ice for a margarita 🙂

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    I would make a smoothie 🙂

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    I would make a green smoothie with pineapple, pear, strawberries, coconut, kale, cilantro, and almond milk. I so desperately need a high powered blender to include kale!

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    I would make smoothies! my kids love them and my blender is 10 years old! would love it!

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    I shared the post on facebook!

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    I would make an adult beverage! 🙂

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    The first thing I’d make with this blender would be my peanut butter banana breakfast smoothie!

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    I would make a new avocado dressing.

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    If I got to it first, I’d either make salsa or a smoothie, my wife would probably make a chimichurri.

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    I already follow you on FB (as Griffin’s Grub)

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    Posted about the giveaway on my FB page

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    With the week I’ve been having the first thing I would make is a margarita. The second thing I would make is another one!

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    I love the fact that you’re sharing an alternative (yet still awesome) blender! The price tags along of the other ones are just sooooo high. I have a hard time justifying buying one. Which is why I haven’t, lol! The first thing I would make in this blender would be some sort of chocolate coffee smoothie thing. I am a sucker for blended coffee drinks 🙂 Thanks for the opportunity!!

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    I would make a strawberry smoothie.

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    I would like to make smoothies and try purees and vegan desserts made from beans.

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    I would make an iced coffee drink! My favorite!

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    I already like you on FB.

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    I already subscribe to your e-mails. 🙂

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    I would make a greek yogurt & banana smoothie – my favorite!

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    Homemade peanut butter. Thanks!

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    I(Jo March) follow The Hungry Housewife on Facebook. Thanks!

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    I would make a fruit smoothie!!!! strawberry w/banana!

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    I would make a smoothie!

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    I’d make banana ice cream

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    I like you on Facebook. Christel Elliott

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    I would definitely make some nice piña colados.

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    I would make a smooooothie!

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    I would make a smoothie.

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    Our blender just broke last month so this is perfect timing! I would love to make a smoothie or a milkshake. Basic, but its been a while since I could make them

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    I follow you on Twitter!

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    Banana PB smoothie

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    I’d make a strawberry banana smoothie first
    Thank you for hosting this giveaway

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    I like The Hungry Housewife on facebook (Louis H Uffmire)

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    following you on twitter @left_the_stars

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    I tweeted your giveaway

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    Green monster smoothies!

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    I’d make a smoothie.

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    I would make hummus

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    I would definitely be making some crepe batter!

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    I would make smoothies! I’m trying to eat healthier and I know smoothies are a great way to start the day.

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    The very first thing I would make is a Peanut Butter and Banana shake. Mmmm my favorite.

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    We’re not big smoothie fans, so I’d probably make some hummus or something like that. Or a milk shake.

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    I would make a vanilla shake (then play nice with a smoothie.)

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    I’d make my daily protein shake! YUM-O!

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    I would make a delicious whole foods smoothie – not sure what flavors as I go off of what I am feeling for the day. I would love this – my current blender barely works and especially won’t grind kale fine enough.

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    I would make a Strawberry-banana smoothie,

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    I shared on Facebook.

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    I would most definitely make peanut butter! I keep hearing about how to make your own, but don’t have the blender to make this happen!

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    I have liked you on facebook for a while now!

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    I follow you on Twitter as well!

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    And now I get your emails!

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    I would make cheddar and broccoli soup

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