October 03, 2009

Ninja Master Blender and Starbucks VIA: A Video Review and Giveaway

When I received samples of Starbucks VIA and my Ninja Master Blender (turn down your sound before click) for review in the same week, I was inspired to try them out together in one tasty review.

Watch as I mix up a fancypants homemade coffee drink in my Ninja.  https://youtu.be/NZljZZFlKJk (

I enjoyed my iced mocha-like drink and the Ninja cleanup was simple.

I'm not one for drinking coffee straight, that is without a bit of mocha and topped with whipped cream, but I brought a few samples of VIA home from BlogHer09 courtesy of SoCal Vacation Gal Jennifer Miner, anyway. I gave them to my mom and she's now a huge fan of it. Gosh, I feel kind of like a drug dealer. The woman is now hooked.

Don't tell mom, but now I've got a few extra VIA samples to share with you along with a coupon for a can of Reddi-Wip whipped cream, so you can make your own fru-fru coffee drink.

US residents only, leave a comment by Sunday, October 12 at 1:00 PM CST . For extra entries, tweet or blog about the contest and come back to let me know in a new comment. Winner will be chosen at random.

Edited to add: After making the coffee drinks, my crew couldn't wait to try making other items with the Ninja Blender, so we followed up with guacamole and deliciously smooth mashed potatoes. The blender is a hit and I can tell we're going to be putting it to the test over the coming weeks.


puffthedragon said...

You're giving away stuff?! Count me in!

Maris said...

I am nor entering the contest but I think my favorite part of this is your mug "No Kvetching" hehe.

Sounds like a wonderful creation - it looks like you've got a sous-chef in the making!

Sheena @ Mommy Daddy Blog said...

Tastes like chicken, lol. Love your mug :-).

Erica C. said...

Been wanting to try Starbucks Via but missed the day they were doing tastes at the stores. Maybe I'll win your giveaway? We're also a big blender family. Everything's better in a blender!

Tiffany @ Lattes And Life said...

That was a super cute video. I love how he's listing the ingredients and says, "mug".

Anonymous said...

Cute video! But you should probably try a tripod for your camera when shooting videos next time, especially for demos. All the shaking and unfocused zoom-ins were dizzying.

Cadma said...

thanks for the video, I've never used a blender before and didnt know what to pick and your video helped me decide


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