Vitamix is the Kitchen’s Little Helper this Christmas

Shortbread Biscuits

Whether you need a little sweet treat to leave out for Father Christmas, or something to tame the tummies of guests while you wait for the turkey to cook, these shortbread biscuits are just the thing. Use your Vitamix to blend melted butter, egg, sugar and flour to make the dough. After a bit of proofing, get out your festive cutters to create your cookies and bake for about 8-10 minutes until they are set.

Roast Brussels Sprouts with Lemon Thyme Dipping Sauce

Love them or hate them, Christmas wouldn’t be the same without brussels sprouts. Put a twist on the seasonal staple with this scrumptious dipping sauce, blending together olive oil, maple syrup, lemon juice and thyme in 10 seconds. Keep covered overnight and serve up hot with the brussels themselves.

Sourdough, Pistachio and Apricot Stuffing

Try doing the traditional stuffing a little differently this season with this unique mix of pistachio and apricots. Blitz the nuts and dried fruit and add this to sourdough breadcrumbs, also made with your Vitamix blender. Throw in some sautéed onion, garlic and bacon with thyme, tarragon and lemon juice. Store in the fridge overnight and you’re all set to go in the morning!

Cranberry Relish Sauce

The perfect complement for your Christmas turkey, this cranberry sauce offers hints of apple and orange and takes just 10 minutes to prepare.

Chestnut Ice Cream

Whatever you’re having for dessert, make sure you’ve got this ice cream in the freezer ready to whip out and wow your guests. A festive favourite, blend roasted chestnuts with vanilla yoghurt, dates and ice cubes for a luxuriously creamy treat. Ready to eat in just six minutes, you won’t be able to resist a scoop while you are making this delicious dessert – just make sure you save enough for everyone else on Christmas Day!     

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