Vitamix Aspire Galaxy Class 48oz 12-in-1 Variable Speed Whole Food Blender

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512-344
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TSC Price: $649.99

EASY PAY™: 6 payments of $108.33

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Creating your favourite dishes and treats will be a piece of cake with the Vitamix Aspire GC 48oz 12-in-1 Variable Speed Whole Food Blender! GC refers to the impressive 2.25HP "Galaxy Class" motor and powerful stainless steel hammermill blades. This versatile blender can easily do the work of 12 different appliances, including a whole food juicer, ice cream maker, hot soup maker, blender, cheese grater, chopper, meat grinder, ice crusher, peanut butter maker, stick blender, food processor and hand mixer. A high-performance appliance, this blender will help you prepare healthy meals without needing to change blades or attachments.

With the holidays fast approaching, every host and hostess is in need of a machine that can meet all his or her entertaining needs. This whole food blender allows you to create fruit smoothies, piping hot soups and frozen desserts in minutes so you can impress your guests. The powerful motor, contoured blades and a smart container shape work together to create a virtual vortex inside the BPA-free 48oz jar, which pulls your ingredients down through the blades continuously and back up the sides with variable speed and precision. The variable speed control lets you spin the blades as slow or as quick as needed. The blades can spin slowly at 11 mph, ideal for processing chunky salsas and dips, and they can also spin as fast as 240 mph, great for making ice cream or frozen yogurt in 30 seconds and hot soup in about four minutes.

Vitamix is an award-winning brand (it has won the "Best in Class" award for blenders for seven consecutive years from the Foodservice Equipment & Supplies magazine) and has machines used in over 100,000 restaurants all over the world. The quality company designed this configuration exclusively for The Shopping Channel and this product can only be found here! This blender is the most powerful and the fastest blending Vitamix we've ever offered and is easy to store as it comes in a unit that fits in the standard 18" space underneath your cabinets. This appliance is perfect for the chef at home, so get yours today!

• Break down whole foods, including skin, seeds, pith, leaves and fibre, to release more of their flavour and retain more nutritional value than juice alone
• Patented spill-proof vented lid has removable lid plug allows you to safely add ingredients while blending
• Patented stainless steel blades easily crush ice and pulverize whole foods
• Bilingual cookbook with 100 recipes and a getting started guide
• 2.25 HP motor blends up to 25% faster than other Vitamix blenders
• Made of: Metal to metal container to base coupling for superior durability; base housing is made of heavy duty fire retardant ABS plastic
• Cleaning/care: Wash container by adding two cups warm water, two drops of dish soap; run on high for 20 seconds
• Made in USA

Includes:
• Aspire Galaxy Class Blender Base
• BPA-Free 48oz Container
• Tamper
• Bilingual Recipes to Inspire Cookbook
• Owners Manual

Warranty Information:
This item comes with an extended 45-day warranty through The Shopping Channel and a five-year warranty through the manufacturer.

Ratings & Reviews

 
4.8

(average rating based on 36 reviews)

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5.0

patience rewarded

By Dr. HEATHER

from HUNTSVILLE Ontario

I bought this superb machine when it was a show stopper in Sept. 2013. I waited to review because I wanted to see if I would still be using it 6 or so months after. The answer is a resounding "yes!" Every morning I make a smoothie: half for now and half for afternoon during that 'lull' period I seem to have. I throw in just about everything that is good for you- fruit, vegetables, other juices and let it go. I've made hot soup, grated chesses- awesome! As an owner of many kitchen hi-tech equipment, there isn't one that I use as much as Vitamix. Not many things in life are perfect- the Vitamix is!

 
5.0

Great purchase

By Sarah

from Toronto, Ontario

This machine makes it so much easier to consume fruits and veggies.. and my kids love the smoothies and ice-cream too! My whole family benefits from it.

 
5.0

Awesome !

By di

from Redwater , Alberta

Well worth the investment ! I got mine on sale and an extra 20% off on the day I ordered mine . I have used it 3 times a day since I received it and sometimes more ! I am drinking fruits and veggies like crazy and now my body just craves them . I was never a big fruit or veggie eater . I would usually end up throwing out most veggies and fruit as they would spoil before getting eaten . Not anymore ! I have almost cut out junk food completely and crave the nutrients from the fruit and veggies , nothing gets wasted anymore and clean out the fridge weekly using the Vitamix . I usually use half bottle water , ice , fruits and veggies and 2 tablespoons of yogurt and it makes a awesome smoothie which isn't too sweet . I can't drink regular fruit juices due to acid reflux but using the Vitamix I can drink the smoothies and have cut back on the meds that help to control the acid reflux . This machine has paid for itself already just in being able to cut down on meds and using it daily . I am so happy I got this machine . :)

 
5.0

My Best Kitchen Appliance Ever!

By Carmelitz

from Toronto, ON

I've waited so long to own this machine because it is very expensive. Finally, now I am so happy to have it in my kitchen. I use this machine to make my juices every day and it's worth every penny for the health benefits which I derive from using this powerful machine. Heart problems run in my family and I believe I can beat this with the help of this amazing machine, Vitamix, by eating wholesome food and drinking healthy juices. Oh yes, I agree - cleaning is a breeze and you would want to use this anytime of the day.

( 5 of 6 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Love Love My Vitamix!

By Nantol

from Markham (Ontario)

I purchased the Vitamix Aspire GC with 48oz container in white (looks lovely sitting on my countertop btw) during the Showstopper in November.

The instructional and straightforward DVD helped me overcome my fear of using this very powerful and expensive machine. In addition, the recipe book served as inspirations for smoothies as I'd learned from previous reviews that the recipes in the book were measured out for the 64oz sized container.

At first I was sticking to the recipes provided in the booklet but now that I've got the hang of it I've started to experiment more and simply do a clean out my fridge and countertop fruit/veggie smoothie.

I haven't tried the soup or dessert/frozen recipes yet but looking forward at trying my hand at it.

I wholeheartedly recommend Vitamix. It's worth the wait for it to come out on Showstopper especially if you have a particular colour in mind. It also doesn't hurt that I got it on Showstopper for such a great price!

I love that I'm getting in my daily intake of fruit and veggies with very little effort. These Vitamix smoothies are by far better than expensive smoothie drinks offered at juice stands, coffee houses or in stores. Great product and great value. Thanks TSC!

( 3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

 
4.0

BEST BLENDER EVER!!!!!

By Norgithflame75

from Alberta, Canada

I have always wanted a vitamix! My mom got hers first and was showing me all the awesome things it can make, like soups and ice cream, and sorbets in all of the healthiest ways! I knew right then I had to get one. Time kept going by and wasting away and I always told myself I can't afford one right now, but really what it was, is that I couldn't afford not too! I needed a way to eat healthier in my life and this was the secret to my success!
So one day I was sitting going through channels when I came to the shopping channel and there is was the Aspire Galaxy Vitamix, show-stopper of the day!!! Welll I got on my computer and ordered one right away. I lost sleep waiting for this blender I was so excited; with what I was going to make with it! It came in 5 short days and I have been using it ever since! I love making broccoli cheese soups and mixing in all other different kinds of veggies and herbs to change it up. I make smooth gravies, and smoothies, and omelettes I grate my cheeses, and well, It is my kitchen GODDESS!!! I recommend a vitamix to everyone I talk to too, because it makes it very easy to eat healthier everyday! This was a must for me, I have a BMI of 41!!! It's gotta change, and so far I have lost 10lbs in less than 2 months!! This is without exercise yet! So go for it! Make a healthy and wise investment on a brand that is trustworthy, With such a great warranty and great quality why wouldn't you?
Don't even think about getting a knock off brand, they have plastic pieces and gears, that will wear out in no time and wastes your money! Get something that has stood the test of time and has great reviews like mine!!!! You won't be sorry, I wasn't and that means a lot as a consumer! Cheers. And Enjoy!!

( 2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

JUST AMAZING

By Rolfie

from Toronto

I was holding off to spend this amount of money on a blender for one year: one whole wasted year! It is so very much worth it.

I am using the blender nearly EVERY DAY as I am creating smoothies with fruits and vegetables I normally would never eat!!!! I feel so healthy! You should definitely go and get one!!!

Also, thank YOU to The Shopping Channel that offers the Easy Pay... Love it!

( 1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Well worth it

By Kevin

from Calgary

I have run the gamet of making everything in the recipe booklet.

Soups are incredibly easy.

Smoothies are fantastic.

Ice cream is tricky, but I got the hang of it soon enough.

I'm now drinking a smoothy almost every day. Healthy and easy.

Clean-up is a snap.

This machine is way better than a juicer any day of the week.

Unbeatable value when it was the showstopper.

( 1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

YES, THIS!

By Yogagirl

from Kitchener

Silver Reviewer

I have been wanting this blender for a long time and this December my husband bought it for me for my birthday. I use it every day. My daughter loves it too. What they say about having a smoothie in the morning instead of tea or coffee is true. I do not crave caffeine and feel great all day. Going to try the soups next. While it is expensive, it is so worth it. Don't bother buying any other blender, just save your money and get the Vitamix.

( 1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
4.0

Vitamix an amazing machine!

By Ruby

from Strathroy, Ontario

Since I got the Vitamix I have used it everyday. I have a smoothie with berries, grapes,kale, apple, orange, banana and 4 ice cubes. That's 6 servings of fruit and vegetables that I wan't eating before. I have also used it to cream Lentil soup. Oh, and clean up so easy and quick…love my Vitamix!

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