Whether you have a Vitamix or a similar, high-powered blender, it’s a great investment that makes tasty, homemade meals so much easier—especially when you just need three ingredients!
If you’re looking for some inspiration for your Vitamix usage, we found 30 3-ingredient recipes (not counting basics like water and ice or salt and pepper) that the whole family can enjoy. Whether you’re looking for a sweet treat, savory sauces, or a cozy soup—your Vitamix makes meal prep quick and easy for you.
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1. Strawberry Banana Kombucha Smoothie
Kombucha is a fermented probiotic drink that offers many health benefits. Mixing it up with some strawberry and bananas in your Vitamix is a great way to start the day, or fill a void between meals.
Recipe: Whole Lifestyle Nutrition | Strawberry Banana Kombucha Smoothie
2. Homemade Cashew Milk
Cashew milk isn’t always easy to find in your neighborhood grocery store. However, it’s easy to make with help from your trusty Vitamix, since the recipe only calls for cashews, water, and dates.
Recipe: Good Girl Gone Green | Homemade Cashew Milk
3. Paleo Crepes
Who knew that you could make Paleo crepes in your Vitamix? Add all the toppings you want to these delicious treats.
Recipe: Cheeky Kitchen | Paleo Crepes
4. Avocado Banana Smoothie
It’s a simple recipe that’ll keep you full. It has potassium, good fats, and iron packed in every serving.
Recipe: Bravo for Paleo | Avocado Banana Smoothie
5. Fruit Sweetening Paste
Instead of all the added sugar, make your own natural sweetener to use in your desserts. This recipe centers around dried fruit and your Vitamix.
Recipe: Primally Inspired | Fruit Sweetening Paste
6. Homemade Coconut Milk
If coconut milk is your non-dairy milk of choice, this is a wonderful recipe for you to enjoy. It’s rich and brings all that creamy flavor that coconut has to offer.
Recipe: Small Footprint Family | Homemade Coconut Milk
7. Kombucha Berry Sorbet
If you’d rather indulge on kombucha during dessert, make a sweet sorbet out of it. This recipe calls for blueberries and strawberries, but you can also add raspberries, blackberries, or even acai to the mix!
Recipe: Whole Lifestyle Nutrition | Kombucha Berry Sorbet
8. Vanilla Cashew Cream
This is the perfect recipe for a quick, rich dessert. Dip berries or top your favorite Paleo-friendly desserts with this dreamy goodness. Add liquid stevia to sweeten it up or keep it as is to make some savory cheese.
Recipe: Good Girl Gone Green | Vanilla Cashew Cream
9. Mango Soft Serve
It’s sweet and delicious. It’s just like the Dole Pineapple whip Disneyland has to offer, except it’s made from mangos. Stick with frozen mangoes and full fat coconut milk, or add stevia if you want some added sweetness.
Recipe: Coco’s Well | Mango Soft Serve
10. Strawberry Shortcake Smoothie
It’s creamy and dreamy. This smoothie is everything you want in either a sweet dessert or a quick breakfast.
Recipe: Amy’s Healthy Baking | Strawberry Shortcake Smoothie
11. 3-Ingredient Pineapple Sorbet
This is the best dessert for the dog days of summer. If you really want to top off this dessert, make some Paleo waffle cones to serve it in!
Recipe: Fearless Dining | 3-Ingredient Pineapple Sorbet
12. Watermelon Basil Smoothie
Watermelon goes deliciously well with some fresh basil. Coconut water also offers some extra tropical flavor.
Recipe: Radiant Rachels | Watermelon Basil Smoothie
13. Turmeric Root Milk
We all know that turmeric is the ultimate Paleo spice. This nut milk recipe boasts a bunch of antioxidants and healing properties.
Recipe: Elana’s Pantry | Turmeric Root Milk
14. Ice Cream Three Ways
The base ice cream is only one ingredient, but when you add mix ins like mint and chocolate chips or cherry and vanilla, you get many more flavors to choose from. Get creative and create some of your own!
Recipe: One Ingredient Chef | One Ingredient Ice Cream Three Ways
15. 3-Ingredient Date Caramel
Speaking of ice cream, caramel sauce goes hand in hand with this yummy dessert. The sweet sauce gets its flavor from the Medjool dates.
Recipe: Veganosity | 3-Ingredient Date Caramel
16. 3,2,1 Custard
All you need is three eggs, two bananas, and a can of coconut cream. Top with chopped walnuts if you don’t mind a forth ingredient.
Recipe: The Green Backs Gal | 3,2,1 Custard
17. Paleo Strawberry Clementine Smoothie
All that’s in this smoothie is fruit. Add some ice chunks if you want to cool this sweet beverage down a bit.
Recipe: This Flourishing Life | Paleo Strawberry Clementine Smoothie
18. Cauliflower Tortillas
Load these tortillas with shredded beef and fajita veggies, or slather some nut butter and honey on them. They are thick and partner well with many different ingredients.
Recipe: Slim Palate | Cauliflower Tortillas
19. Green Smoothie
Everyone needs one of these cleansing smoothies in their life. Whether you start your day or end your workout with one of these, it’s a refreshing way to get some nutrients.
Recipe: Cook Eat Paleo | Green Smoothie
20. Cauliflower Soup
All you need for this rich and velvety hot soup is a head of cauliflower, high quality butter, and a drizzle of sesame oil.
Recipe: Tori Avey | Cauliflower Soup
21. Salted Almond Ice Cream
It’s a sweet and salty treat made for your indulgence. Quickly blend these three ingredients and you can serve at your next gathering, or savor it yourself.
Recipe: Comfy Belly | Salted Almond Ice Cream
22. 3-Ingredient Creamsicle Smoothie
Who doesn’t love a cool creamsicle? Now you can have it without the melted popsicle running down your arm. It’s summer in a glass.
Recipe: Carrots n Cake | 3-Ingredient Creamsicle Smoothie
23. Chocolate Sorbet
This sorbet offers all of the chocolate richness you are craving in a dessert. Add pieces of Paleo-friendly brownies if you’re looking for even more chocolate decadence.
Recipe: Elana’s Pantry | Chocolate Sorbet
24. Banana Breakfast Smoothie
This is a great breakfast smoothie that’ll hold you over until lunch. Top it off with some cinnamon if you’re looking for a little extra flavor.
Recipe: The Big Man’s World | Banana Breakfast Smoothie
25. Citrus Carrot Juice
Here’s a refreshing juice that packs a ton of beta-carotene. All it requires is pineapples, carrots, lemon, and water. Pair it with a fresh, green salad.
Recipe: Vitamix | Citrus Carrot Juice
26. Simple Paleo Mayo
Put some on your sandwiches or in your egg salad. It’s as easy to eat as it is to make. Add chipotles or garlic if you want more flavor.
Recipe: Paleo Magazine | Simple Paleo Mayo
27. Paleo Avocado Dressing
It’s a simple dressing to spoon on top of a simple, green salad. The best part is that this rich dressing only offers healthy fats thanks to the delicious avocado.
Recipe: Elana’s Pantry | Paleo Avocado Dressing
28. Easy Almond Flour Pancakes
Yes, even pancakes can be made in your Vitamix. If you want toppings or more flavors vanilla, cinnamon, blueberries, or even chocolate chips are great additions.
Recipe: Wellness Mama | Easy Almond Flour Pancakes
29. Cantaloupe Lime Icee
Here’s a wonderful beverage to sip on poolside. What’s great is this cool drink is appealing to both kids and adults!
Recipe: Salted Paleo | Cantaloupe Lime Icee
30. Paleo Peach Coconut Smoothie
Peach is one of fall’s calling cards. However, this is a smoothie you can drink all year round. You can even bring it pool-side for a cool, creamy drink.
Recipe: Cook Eat Paleo | Paleo Peach Coconut Smoothie
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