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An Angel came today. Streak Day 34.

Wednesday, April 09, 2014




emoticon Sometimes you need an Angel. Things were going all wrong. Things that should of not of been hard and challenging were overly difficult. I struggled for a few months when hubby decided to intervene. emoticon






emoticon Hubby treated me to an Angel Juicer. Today she arrived in via UPS. She was packed up as snug as a bug in her shipping box. She shines brightly as she is made of polished stainless steel. He carried her to the kitchen for me. I gave her a quick bath and got her ready for juicing. I grabbed my purple kitchen scissors (they were on sale.) and went out to the garden to harvest. I gathered a large quantity of wheat grass, kale, collard greens, and peppermint to juice. Her first test was wheat grass. Most juicers have issues juicing wheat grass. She gobbled it up like it was nothing. Within minutes I had a full cup of juice. I never had to push down to feed it into the juicer. She ran quietly, never complaining about the work. Then it was on to the kale and collard greens. No problem. Apples required a little bit of cutting and pushing down with the pusher, but not too much effort was required. (I have used a Green Star Juicer. It required a lot more muscle strength.) She also took down hard vegetables such as carrots and sweet potatoes down with a little bit of pushing but did not require extra-ordinary strength.








Angel is going to save hubby LOADS of MONEY !!! OMG. In comparison to other juicers I use lots of produce to make a quart. Angel hardly uses anything. 2 cucumbers and 1 carrot made a quart of juice. Each cucumber made about 2 cups of juice. Normally I go through bags of apples for hubby's juice. I hardly made a dent in the bag as it squeezed out so much more juice out of the produce. It is so much more efficient at juicing the produce dry. I got LOADS of juice out of the greens. The flavor of the juice is so much more intense than juice from other juicer. Red Grapes made Red grape juice. (Not pink like in the Omega VRT 400.) That means more nutrition gets into my body. A handful of grapes or small bunch made 2 cups of juice. You have got to love that. The pulp came out super dry in comparison the the Breville Juicer, Sampson Juicer, and Omega VRT. Yes, I have gone through lots of juicers on my journey. Angel has a 10 year warranty I think. Her screens are all stainless steel, there is nothing there to break as far as I can tell.








I drank a 1/2 a quart of juice for dinner. It had wheat grass, kale, collards, turmeric, and a couple of apples and lemons and a barely green piece of lemon grass. The lemon grass was so dry, but the juicer still pulled out juice from it. I was getting ready to toss it out, but I decided to see what would happen in the Angel. The flavor was so much more than other juicers. It was even more mentally energizing than the other juice. It felt like it had more nutrition. The juice was pulp free in comparison to other juicers. If I poured it through a screen there was a very fine bit, but nothing like other juicers. That makes it easier for the nutrients to be absorbed by the body.






The workload to make the juice was so much lower than using other juicers. The assembly of the juicer is quick. It was easy to use. I didn't have to press juice out of the screen with a spoon as in the Omega VRT 400 and rinse the screen clogging up the sink filter with pulp. I would have to do that repeatedly over and over again making juicing with the VRT very labor intensive. When I dissembled the juicer, there was hardly any pulp left in the machine. The screen was made differently than other juicers. It has more surface area for the juice to pass through and the holes are much smaller. The tools that came with the juicer made it easy to clean. The kitchen was less work to clean when I was done due to the efficiency of the Angel. Out of all the juicers I have used which include: Champion, Norwalk, Green Star, Sampson, Breville, Omega VRT 400, this one is so much easier to use. The Angel juicer never clogged up. I never had to filter the juice through a screen. In comparison to other juicers it is a dream to use. It has brought back the joy to juicing.








The next test will be to see how it stands up over time. The Green Star juicer developed cracks quick in the plastic exterior from the pressure required to push the produce through. It is much harder to use than Angel. The Breville lasted about a year of intermittent use alternated with the Sampson juicer. The Omega VRT 400 4 months. The company replaced all moving parts, but the juicer isn't made for intensive juicing or lots of use. (My opinion.) The Sampson's Screens kept breaking. The Beville went through two screens in a year and then the motor died. The Champion juicer still works, but struggles with celery and greens. It can't do wheat grass. The Norwalk I have is old. It works, but it cannot do wheat grass very well. Wheat grass is so filled with loads of nutrition I must have it in my diet. The only downfall is there is less pulp for the garden. It extracts so much more out of the produce that the pulp it makes is minimal.








The way Angel is build is like a tank. It feels like it's meant to have a long lasting life.

Out of all the juicers I have used, the Angel breaks down the pulp so it looks like tiny strands of fiber. It no longer looks like chunks of pulp. It's almost looks like something that could be used to make paper. The way the pulp is broken into fiber like threads is different, unique to this juicer. It seems way more advanced than other juicers.

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BRENDA_G50 4/12/2014 10:41AM

    emoticon So happy to hear that your (DH) emoticon gifted you with a different type of emoticon that will keep you healthier for years to come. emoticon Enjoy your new juicer. emoticon

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MJ2AHM 4/11/2014 6:32AM

    Enjoy your juicer. Looks like it is working great for you. I have never juiced, but have thought about it.

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SIMPLELIFE4REAL 4/10/2014 4:33PM

    I'm so happy that you like your Angel! I was hoping that you would. I've never done wheat grass with mine, but it plows through everything else. I agree that it looks like it will last a long time. We haven't had any problems with ours at all.

It's great that you like it so much compared to the others that you have used. It confirms that we both made a good choice. It's scary spending that much money on something like that, but I feel it's been a wonderful investment.

I also think it's interesting that you think the flavors are more intense. I have nothing to compare mine to since it's the only juicer I've ever owned.

Trust me....you will still have plenty to through in your compost pile even with the reduced amount of pulp the Angel leaves behind. We are so fortunate to be able to get so much nutrition in our bodies!

Hugs,
Kay

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4RASCALS 4/10/2014 2:50PM

    Enjoy your angel. How very thoughtful of your hubby to get it for you. Enjoy, Enjoy!

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IAMAGEMLOVER 4/10/2014 2:22PM

    emoticon That's a great gift.

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VORTEX33 4/10/2014 2:08PM

    What a great gift!!

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1CRAZYDOG 4/10/2014 1:55PM

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SASSY220888 4/10/2014 1:17PM

    I will check out this juicer. What a wonderful hubby to give you a gift that is the gift of life. I loved your blog. Keep juicing and rejoicing.

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JANTHEBLONDE 4/10/2014 10:58AM

    What a beautiful blog! Thanks for sharing! You are such an inspiration! Hope you have a fabulous day!
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SUSIEMT 4/10/2014 10:40AM

    What a wonderful gift! I guess you could say he gave you the gift of life! Way to go hubby!

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FALLENSHORT2013 4/10/2014 9:41AM

  I am curious about your juicer; I think I'll look it up! emoticon

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AZMOMXTWO 4/10/2014 9:04AM

  awesome info emoticon

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LINDAK25 4/10/2014 9:04AM

    Fantastic! Makes life so much easier when we have the right tools.

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BARB4HEALTH 4/10/2014 7:37AM

    emoticon I did not know about an "Angel" juicer. Will have to check it out. I have one from the old Jack Lalane company. I had his blender, too, but can't find a seal to fit it. After years of use, it wore out.

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WATERDIAMONDS 4/10/2014 7:20AM

    Your explanation of the differences among all these juicers is truly helpful. When I invest my pennies, I will look --and pay--for the very qualities you describe as, basically, necessary to a good juicing experience.

Thank you so much.

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MAMISHELI53 4/10/2014 6:52AM

    You have yourself a real good hubby!

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BKNOCK 4/10/2014 6:39AM

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SANDRALEET 4/10/2014 6:31AM

    There is a expensive juicer that uses pulp to we need all to be healthy

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DSJB9999 4/10/2014 5:05AM

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CATIATM 4/10/2014 4:43AM

    You are teaching me so much. Thanks, and enjoy your new juicer!

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ERIN1957 4/10/2014 4:23AM

    Enjoy, you deserve it!

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HICKOK-HALEY 4/10/2014 3:43AM

    Your Hubby is sweet!

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MISSY455 4/10/2014 2:30AM

    Enjoy!

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FLEMIDG 4/10/2014 12:40AM

    Sounds like you have a wonderful juicer. Glad you are able to get such good use out of it.

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PHOENIX1949 4/9/2014 11:56PM

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HELEN_BRU 4/9/2014 11:41PM

    I swear juicing saved my life one time. Enjoy yours!



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BETRHO48 4/9/2014 11:18PM

    emoticon How blessed you are to have an angel bring you an angel. What great support you got today! emoticon
~Beth

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ANGELBELIEVER 4/9/2014 11:09PM

    I'm happy for you and your Angel. Seems like your Angel brought you and angel. Enjoy and many more years of feeling stronger each day. emoticon

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HUNGRYWOMAN2 4/9/2014 11:07PM

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SCOTMAMA 4/9/2014 11:04PM

    So glad to hear you have a juicer you like. It is amazing that you have gone through so many.

I hear the attributes of the wheat grass, but don't think I could ever force myself to drink it -- unless maybe if I had some horrible disease and it was said the wheat grass could possibly cure me. Even then it would make me wince! Sorry -- I hear that you are a big fan, but then again, I doubt I could live on a juice diet. I like to chew on crunchy things.

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EVIE4NOW 4/9/2014 10:57PM

  So glad you like your new toy.

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