Ninja

David and I said good-bye to our Ninja (great gift from my sis and bro-in-law couple years back)…

Usage= 2 times a day (sometimes more/less) for 2 and a half years.

GREAT Christmas gift… So happy we were introduced to the Ninja.

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Good-bye Ninja!

Hello to the Ninja Professional! We kept our first Ninja for small jobs… we just couldn’t get rid of it 😉 So meet Ninja Pro…

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It was exciting getting to open this bad boy up… with our blender usage we wanted to stick with the brand that has served us well but kick it up a notch since we KNOW that it will be used!

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Guess what we had to do first? Read the directions (per David’s request)… even when we got the tri-pod for my camera. David is all about some directions (as am I)… which is wonderful! I always feel like I am going to have a quiz haha 😉 The reason why we like to scan the directions… to make sure we get the most out of the product. Who knows there might be a secret button that you never know about… just throwin it out there!

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After opening… we realized we had officially kicked it up notch. Our Ninja had just turned into a 3 blade blending machine! It is so sleek too… with the clear, stainless steel, and black.

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To break in the Ninja– to introduce it to the DC Kitchen– we used it to crush ice for mojitos! Funny story– we had a little dinner party and guess what David forgot in 2 (mine and my friend’s) of the drinks? Rum. Haha about half was through I told him I couldn’t even taste a HINT of the alcohol. I just assumed we had a new kind of rum and it was that smooth. Well then he started back tracking and realized he forgot the rum. I love him… even when he forgets an ingredient in my mojito!

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So the Ninja Pro is now making smoothies and crushing ice and doing all sorts of important things in the DC Kitchen! We love it!

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CrossFit this afternoon then guess what I made for dinner? I used the black quinoa in Eat Live Run’s recipe I mentioned yesterday! Can’t wait to dig in 🙂 But first a banana with almond butter to give me some juice pre-workout. I love Justin’s nut butters!!

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Off to grab our friend’s harvest basket… our week 10 basket will be here Thursday! Can’t believe it has been 10 weeks— 10 awesome veggie packed weeks!! I think I need to get a treat at the bakery to celebrate 10 weeks…

Smile.

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