1098479_515961238488268_486438914_nBefore January of this year, I had never made a smoothie for myself.  Enter the Vitamix and, voilà, I became a smoothie maker extraordinaire!  To say that the Vitamix has changed my life seems a bit melodramatic but it’s true.  I’ve never eaten so much spinach (a common ingredient in most of my drinks) in my life, not to mention raw fruits and vegetables.  While I mostly follow Kris Carr’s and Dr. Fuhrman’s recipes, I’ve recently discovered Young and Raw.  This combination looks divine and, with my chronic neck and back pain, it certainly warrants experimentation.