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Vitamix 5200 Blender Giveaway

Vitamix® 5200 Blender Giveaway

‘Tis the month for fabulous giveaways, apparently. I sure don’t hear anyone complaining. (You guys love giveaways as much as I do, that much is obvious). And speaking of, don’t forget that today is the last day to enter the DeLallo giveaway for your chance to win a year’s worth of whole wheat pasta. Carbolicious.

Today, however, one lucky L&OO reader will win a Vitamix 5200 Blender! I am SO excited to be able to give one of these away today, considering it really is one of the most used appliances in our kitchen.

Let me tell you, this thing is WAY MORE than just a blender.

Take yesterday’s no-bake pie, for example. Not only does it liquefy bananas, it also crushes cookies, grinds fresh homemade peanut butter, AND whips cream in under 10 seconds flat. In Vitamix-less kitchens, you’d need 3 different appliances to accomplish the same thing. And I don’t know about you but I really (truly) don’t want to wash 3 different appliances.

How’s that for a prize worth winning? Don’t wait another second, click through for your chance to win!

Giveaway is now closed. Thanks for entering!

Congratulations to Kelly, comment #945, the randomly selected winner of this giveaway! Hooray!

The fine print: Winner will receive a Vitamix 5200 blender in black, MSRP $449.00. No purchase necessary. Giveaway open to residents of the US and Canada only. Void where prohibited. Winner will have 48 hours to respond otherwise an alternate winner will be chosen. Bonus entry requirements will be verified if selected as the winner, otherwise an alternate winner will be chosen. Giveaway sponsored by Vitamix®. As always, all opinions written are purely my own.

3,927 Comments

  1. 201
    Sandy
    Posted On February 7, 2014 at 8:14 am

    As cliche as it sounds, I would love a blender that could actually whip up a decent green smoothie…mmmm I can taste it now!

  2. 202
    Posted On February 7, 2014 at 8:14 am

    Whipped cream, for sure! Homemade whipped cream is the real deal.

  3. 203
    Hatuly
    Posted On February 7, 2014 at 8:14 am

    Hmmm…. what would I make … If I shut out reality… then ice cream using fresh frozen fruit, honey and greek yogurt…. but who am I kidding… it’s 26 degrees outside, everything is buried under snow,  so “frozen” is not my favorite word right now.  
    I need something to melt my winter blues… sipping on a hot dark chocolate drink with a medicinal amount of Kahlua added and topped with whipped cream seems just perfect.

  4. 204
    Posted On February 7, 2014 at 8:15 am

    Following on Pinterest as Abigail Hardaway !

  5. 205
    Katerina M.
    Posted On February 7, 2014 at 9:16 am

    My favorite smoothie is Chocolate Banana Smoothie with milk kefir 
    http://www.enter2life.gr/wp/20886-smoothie-banana-sokolata-me-gala-kefir.html

    I hope to win this super Blender!!!
    Keep the good work!!

  6. 206
    Marissa Whitehouse
    Posted On February 7, 2014 at 8:17 am

    I would LOVE to make homemade, flavored whipped cream!

  7. 207
    Jenna Bonnert
    Posted On February 7, 2014 at 8:17 am

    Squash soup!

  8. 208
    Dianne Colwill
    Posted On February 7, 2014 at 8:20 am

    I would do a veggie and fruit smoothie! 

  9. 209
    Rachel
    Posted On February 7, 2014 at 8:20 am

    Dosa dough!

  10. 210
    Melissa K.
    Posted On February 7, 2014 at 8:23 am

    Probably a smoothie!

  11. 211
    Posted On February 7, 2014 at 8:23 am

    OMG! I’d make protein powder ice cream… :)

  12. 212
    Kristin
    Posted On February 7, 2014 at 8:23 am

    I would use it to make some almond flour and some nut butter for my gluten free sister.

  13. 213
    Jessie
    Posted On February 7, 2014 at 8:23 am

    I would have such fun whipping up nut butters, coconut butters, combining flavors… I have been baking breads for years, i want to try to create some yummy toppings now :)

  14. 214
    Melissa K.
    Posted On February 7, 2014 at 8:23 am

    Followed on pinterest! melkat42

  15. 215
    Posted On February 7, 2014 at 8:23 am

    I follow on Pinterest! 

  16. 216
    Natalie Berse
    Posted On February 7, 2014 at 8:23 am

    I would make a fresh batch of Ina Garten’s Parmesan Basil mayonnaise!

  17. 217
    kayla
    Posted On February 7, 2014 at 8:24 am

    Definitely would be making all my own nut butters in one of these :)

  18. 218
    Amanda
    Posted On February 7, 2014 at 8:24 am

    I would make my own almond butter!

  19. 219
    Jessie
    Posted On February 7, 2014 at 8:25 am

    I am subscribed via email, too!

  20. 220
    Olivia
    Posted On February 7, 2014 at 8:25 am

    I love natural nut butters, so I would definitely make and experiment with a new kind of nut butter. I have always wanted to whip up a coconut butter :)

  21. 221
    Amanda
    Posted On February 7, 2014 at 8:25 am

    Already subscribed :)

  22. 222
    Posted On February 7, 2014 at 8:26 am

    I still use a hand mixer and and old fashion blender for everything.  It would be awesome to make homemade whipping cream and not have to do anything but add ingredients.

  23. 223
    Posted On February 7, 2014 at 8:27 am

    I follow you on Pinterest.
    @NecoleKell

  24. 224
    Posted On February 7, 2014 at 8:27 am

    Your no-bake pie from yesterday looked fantastic! I think I’d start there :)

  25. 225
    Posted On February 7, 2014 at 8:27 am

    What a great giveaway! I would love to make hummus or a smooth restaurant-style salsa with this.

  26. 226
    Posted On February 7, 2014 at 8:27 am

    I would test it out by making raw almond butter.

  27. 227
    Posted On February 7, 2014 at 8:28 am

    I follow both on Pinterest (@kay819)!

  28. 228
    Katie Cauthen
    Posted On February 7, 2014 at 8:28 am

    I would make carrot and ginger soup!

  29. 229
    Katie Cauthen
    Posted On February 7, 2014 at 8:28 am

    My pinterest name is @katiecauthen

  30. 230
    Posted On February 7, 2014 at 8:28 am

    I follow you on Twitter!

  31. 231
    Posted On February 7, 2014 at 8:29 am

    I’d make a creamy chickpea soup.

  32. 232
    Olivia
    Posted On February 7, 2014 at 8:29 am

    I subscribed via email.

  33. 233
    Posted On February 7, 2014 at 8:29 am

    I follow you both on Twitter and tweeted.

  34. 234
    Kelly R
    Posted On February 7, 2014 at 9:30 am

    I would LOVE to be able to make almond butter without spending 45 minutes breaking my blender!

  35. 235
    Kelly R
    Posted On February 7, 2014 at 9:30 am

    I followed on Pinterest under Kelruss13

  36. 236
    Olivia
    Posted On February 7, 2014 at 8:30 am

    I follow on Twitter– @olivialebamoff

  37. 237
    Christine
    Posted On February 7, 2014 at 8:31 am

    I’d whip up the batter for almond butter muffins! Yum!

  38. 238
    Olivia
    Posted On February 7, 2014 at 8:31 am

    I follow on Pinterest– @olivialebamoff

  39. 239
    Melissa
    Posted On February 7, 2014 at 8:32 am

    Almond butter!!!

  40. 240
    Mendi
    Posted On February 7, 2014 at 8:33 am

    I would have to go for almond butter

  41. 241
    katie
    Posted On February 7, 2014 at 8:34 am

    I would make a yummy soup. I hear the vitamix goes so fast it cooks the sou
    p ????

  42. 242
    Posted On February 7, 2014 at 8:34 am

    My husband and I are the kind that buy the peanut butter that is JUST peanuts and salt from the store (even, like, “Jiffy Natural” has 3 other ingredients in it) and it seems to get increasingly expensive. I would start making my own peanut butter, stat, because we make a LOT of peanut sauces. Heck, I bet after you crush up the peanuts, you could just throw the rest of the sauce ingredients in there and save yourself the whisking!

  43. 243
    Lauren K
    Posted On February 7, 2014 at 8:34 am

    SOUP!!! Any soup. Some sort of vegetable. Maybe Tomato basil?

  44. 244
    cori
    Posted On February 7, 2014 at 8:34 am

    The pie you posted yesterday – yum!

  45. 245
    Dana
    Posted On February 7, 2014 at 8:34 am

    sunflower butter!

  46. 246
    Posted On February 7, 2014 at 8:34 am

    I would try my hand at soup in the vitamix.. maybe like a butternut squash or pumpkin soup..

  47. 247
    cori
    Posted On February 7, 2014 at 8:35 am

    I’m a subscriber!

  48. 248
    Amanda
    Posted On February 7, 2014 at 8:35 am

    @AmandaS56618249

  49. 249
    Melissa
    Posted On February 7, 2014 at 8:36 am

    Our first baby is on the way and I’d love to be able to make our own baby food eventually!! 

  50. 250
    Caroline H
    Posted On February 7, 2014 at 8:36 am

    Nice PB to go into my homemade larabar

  51. 251
    Carrie
    Posted On February 7, 2014 at 8:36 am

    Hummus!

  52. 252
    Posted On February 7, 2014 at 8:37 am

    I’d love to try homemade sunflower seed butter!

  53. 253
    Rachel Cartucci
    Posted On February 7, 2014 at 8:37 am

    I would make a milk shake!!!!

  54. 254
    Posted On February 7, 2014 at 8:37 am

    A strawberry smoothie!

  55. 255
    Posted On February 7, 2014 at 8:38 am

    hummus, hummus, hummus

  56. 256
    Katherine
    Posted On February 7, 2014 at 8:38 am

    I would make hummus

  57. 257
    Rachel Cartucci
    Posted On February 7, 2014 at 8:39 am

    already subscribed    rachelcartucci(at)gmail(dot)com

  58. 258
    Amanda
    Posted On February 7, 2014 at 8:40 am

    Pintrest Amanda Smart

  59. 259
    Katherine Thul
    Posted On February 7, 2014 at 8:40 am

    I subscribed to your newsletter.

  60. 260
    Marie
    Posted On February 7, 2014 at 8:40 am

    Margaritas ;)

  61. 261
    Adina
    Posted On February 7, 2014 at 8:40 am

    Peanut and almond butter, soups, and fruit salsas!

  62. 262
    Marie
    Posted On February 7, 2014 at 8:41 am

    Subscribed via email!

  63. 263
    Katherine Thul
    Posted On February 7, 2014 at 8:41 am

    I follow both Love & Olive Oil and Vitamix on Pinterest. 

    pinterest.com/klmc

  64. 264
    Amy Heinle
    Posted On February 7, 2014 at 8:42 am

    I’d like to try some nut butters!

  65. 265
    Rachel Cartucci
    Posted On February 7, 2014 at 8:42 am

    follow both on pinterest as rachel crisman  link to page:  http://www.pinterest.com/meeyeehere/

  66. 266
    Emily
    Posted On February 7, 2014 at 8:43 am

    i’d whip up one of the many amazing brunch recipes i’ve been dying to try if only i had a good blender!

  67. 267
    Lauran
    Posted On February 7, 2014 at 8:43 am

    How about some almond honey butter!

  68. 268
    Wendy
    Posted On February 7, 2014 at 8:44 am

    I’ve got to go with a nice batch of Butternut Squash Soup.

  69. 269
    Amy Heinle
    Posted On February 7, 2014 at 8:44 am

    Following on twitter @heinleal

  70. 270
    Lauran
    Posted On February 7, 2014 at 8:44 am

    Carrot coconut soup with cilantro and siracha

  71. 271
    Lauran
    Posted On February 7, 2014 at 8:45 am

    Bourbon vanilla whipped cream with cinnamon

  72. 272
    Stacy
    Posted On February 7, 2014 at 8:46 am

    Salsa!

  73. 273
    Amy Heinle
    Posted On February 7, 2014 at 8:46 am

    Subscribed to your newletter

  74. 274
    Emily J
    Posted On February 7, 2014 at 8:46 am

    I would make the no bake pie from yesterday! I was so excited when I saw the recipe and then saw you needed the vita mix for it :( I obviously don’t have one hehehe Chocolate peanut butter and banana is my boyfriend’s FAVORITE flavour combo. I make him Peanut Butter Banana bread and put mini chocolate chips in it just for him :) And he does have a birthday coming up…..

    LOVE YOUR BLOG! Read it everyday. PS~Meyer lemon tart blew my mind.

  75. 275
    Posted On February 7, 2014 at 8:46 am

    followeing and retweeted – @thinktran

  76. 276
    Posted On February 7, 2014 at 8:46 am

    following on pinterest – @thinktran

  77. 277
    Amy Heinle
    Posted On February 7, 2014 at 8:47 am

    I follow on pinterest heinle

  78. 278
    Lauran
    Posted On February 7, 2014 at 8:47 am

    Id also love this blender to make the weekly batch of egg white oatmeal pancakes that taste just like French toast. 

  79. 279
    Posted On February 7, 2014 at 8:47 am

    subscribed to monthly newsletter!

  80. 280
    Lauran
    Posted On February 7, 2014 at 8:49 am

    I’m already subscribed to the newsletter. 
    Lauranbowes@gmail.com

  81. 281
    Meg
    Posted On February 7, 2014 at 8:49 am

    Oh my gosh I have been lusting after a vitamix forever! There are so many things I would love to try.. I have two young boys and have found a blender just doesn’t cut it when making food for them. I think right now the first thing I would try my hand at would be a creamy delicious soup, butternut squash perhaps! 

  82. 282
    Liz
    Posted On February 7, 2014 at 8:50 am

    Smoothies!

  83. 283
    Rhianna
    Posted On February 7, 2014 at 8:51 am

    A milkshake for sure!

  84. 284
    Lauran
    Posted On February 7, 2014 at 8:52 am

    Following both on pinterest @labowes

  85. 285
    Posted On February 7, 2014 at 8:52 am

    I hear that you can make some great soups in the Vitamix.  I’d love to try that!

  86. 286
    Diandra
    Posted On February 7, 2014 at 8:52 am

    Following you on PINTEREST and VITAMIX!!!! @ diandrabucc (diandrabucciarelli)

    I look forward to looking at your website each morning I get to work. It allows me to plan my evening meal or treat ;o)

    Thanks for being so inspiring!!!!!

  87. 287
    Judy hd
    Posted On February 7, 2014 at 8:53 am

    Tomato basil soup

  88. 288
    Rhianna
    Posted On February 7, 2014 at 8:53 am

    I already subscribe via bloglovin with the email above

  89. 289
    Kristina
    Posted On February 7, 2014 at 8:54 am

    Almond milk! Or, more realistically, frozen margaritas!

  90. 290
    Rhianna
    Posted On February 7, 2014 at 8:54 am

    I followed both on twitter @rhokeutk

  91. 291
    Cait
    Posted On February 7, 2014 at 8:55 am

    I would LOVE to make my own nut butters!! I subscribed to the newsletter and followed both Love and Olive Oil and Vitamix on Pinterest. My Pinterest name is Caitriona McCarthy. This is an amazing giveaway!!

  92. 292
    Meg
    Posted On February 7, 2014 at 8:55 am

    I am proudly subscribed to the newsletters! 

  93. 293
    alexandra
    Posted On February 7, 2014 at 8:56 am

    nut milks! namely almond, coconut, coconut-almond… :)

  94. 294
    Jill
    Posted On February 7, 2014 at 8:58 am

    Pistachio nut butter. I bought pistachios to make it but am scared my crappy food processor can’t handle it!

  95. 295
    Posted On February 7, 2014 at 8:58 am

    I would LOVE to be able to make my own nut milks!  And nut butters! And chocolate avocado mousse! And pesto!  

  96. 296
    marla
    Posted On February 7, 2014 at 8:59 am

    I would make salad dressing!

  97. 297
    Allison
    Posted On February 7, 2014 at 8:59 am

    butternut squash soup!

  98. 298
    Posted On February 7, 2014 at 8:59 am

    Homemade peanut butter! I’ve never tried before due to lack of proper blender :) peanuts, sea salt and just maybe a touch of cinnamon…

  99. 299
    Posted On February 7, 2014 at 8:59 am

    I also follow on Twitter (@lauravein)

  100. 300
    Posted On February 7, 2014 at 9:00 am

    I desperately want a Vitamix to make homemade pecan butter with all of the pecans I froze from my front yard this winter