"I was in your shoes some time ago. I chose the Excalibur dehydrator and am very happy with it, but I also make smoothies daily and I wish I had spent my money on a Vitamix first. I suppose it depends on which appliance you will use the most first.…"
"Blender is definitely most important!
It's best not to eat dehydrated food too often, anyhow (obviously, its dehydrating); best to just use such foods as a treat (raw "junk food" if you will);
however, smoothies are DELICIOUS, and…"
"It really depends what you think that you will be using more. I do admit that the high speed blender is amazing; I have a vitamix, but a dehydrator is also great as well for making snacks, warming your food up. When I started my journey into raw…"
"If you can afford the vita mix is the best. Try and get 1 piece of equipment at a time. I had my vita mix before I went raw I got as a gift a juicer and now am in the process of looking fir a dehydrator"
"Blender and knife and chopping board and grater..thats all you need..then a dehydrator later...I have made amazing food without for a long time (I do lust after a dehydrator mind you..)..but you dont NEED one..:)"
"I use my dehydrator quite often, but my Vitamix is an every day (sometimes several times a day) piece of equipment. Get the best one you can afford, or you'll be replacing it often. My boss learned this the hard way after he started drinking…"
"Definitely a blender. I have a Blendtec that I use every day at least once. My dehydrator I haven't used in many years. I recently upgraded from a centrifugal juicer to a Omega 8005, which I can highly recommend."
"Leyla....I couldn't afford either. I bought a Healthmaster (1200 watts, 2 HP). It's the blender that Montel Williams sells. I love it. You can get it brand new but cheaper than the infomercials on eBay. Just…"
"I couldn't live without my high speed blender. When I started this journey I tried to use my old blender. Since getting a high speed blender I have found new things to eat (like hot, raw soups) and am able to keep variety in…"
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