Getting the Boss the Boss To Go Plus

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As my husband and I are getting older we have started to focus on our health a little more. Where I struggle to lose weight my husband struggles to gain weight. He is the epitome of a healthy guy and has to do one workout to bring his 7-pack (I know weird there is only 7) to its full glory.

No matter how naturally fit he is he still needs to be healthy on the inside and we have come to the realisation that our health depends greatly on what we put into it. This Father’s Day I got some help from Breville Canada for a gift that keeps on giving long after this weekend.

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Breville Boss To Go Plus

This week we got the Breville Boss To Go™ Plus (ARV $300) delivered to our door. Although hubby was not initially impressed with a mini blender I knew I could sway him easily. We headed off to the grocery to pick up some goodies that we would not eat regularly but are oh-so-good for you–like kale.

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I knew I had to start him off with something that was going to tantalize his taste buds and help him feel great. Food is the original medicine so if I could convince him of the insane amount of delicious goodies in his shake that only took a few minutes to prepare I knew he would be using it daily. 

The Boss To Go™ really pulverizes ingrediants, breaking through the tough cellular walls of fresh fruit and vegetables, nuts and leafy greans. The combination of the powerful motor and blade system produces spectacularly fine particles, giving you the chance to creaty smootheis that are truly super-smooth.

Once opened the box boasted some pretty impressive goodies. Included in the system was:

  • Die-Cast Metal Base that boasts an impressive 1000w of high-velocity power
  • Mill & Grind stainless steel grinding container perfect for nuts and seeds
  • 1 Mega 23 oz. Tritan Tumbler
  • 2 x 15 oz. Insulated Tritan Sports Cups
  • 4 x Portable Lids
  • Nurture via Nature Bookletboss to go


I know what some of you are thinking. That you can find this same system from a competitor for less. I have a couple of the competitors systems and they are not the same. Not in the slightest.

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I made this beautiful almond butter with a tablespoon of coconut oil fresh in 15 seconds. That has everything to do with the 1000w power and the Kinetix® Blade and Bowl System. Using a unique of intense folding action and serrated central blades you can ensure what you are blending will be lump-free and cool.

This system works fast and because it does so your smoothies will not start to cook from the heat of the blades spinning. I may love that feature in my full-size blender but nobody got time for that when you want to have a green smoothie.

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I really like how there’s enough lids to cover all of the cups and I leave them on the cups when not in use because I then don’t have to search for them. Also, the loop on the lid makes for and awesome handle.

In the morning, I got to making our first green smoothie. I counted four glorious cups of fruit and veg to my mega tumbler although I had to do it in two stages. Because of all of the goodies I had to break down some of the greens and then add more of the harder items like the apples near the end. What I got though was a divine juice of the Gods. My husband was, of course, skeptical because it was A. Green and 2. He saw me put kale into it

After taking a sip he was hooked and asked me to make it for him every morning. Who am I to say no?

Glorious Green Juice

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Check out the Breville Canada website to see their vast selection of home appliances and see what you can pick up for yourself. When it comes to quality home products Breville has you covered. For more info on the Boss To Go Plus see here

Since I am new to the green smoothie world and always looking for tips, tell me what you would make a smoothie out of for a chance to win a $25 VISA gc. Open worldwide where legally allowed. Ends July 10 at midnight EST

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I received the Breville Boss to Go Plus for free. All opinions are my own.
Aneta Alaei
Aneta Alaei

Aneta is a Toronto-based mom of four that loves a good meal, great company, and learning something new. In her free time, you can find her trying to keep yet another plant alive.

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  1. Heidi C.
    June 20, 2016 / 6:43 am

    I like berries, Greek yogourt, spinach, chia seeds, almond milk, protein powder and pineapple in my smoothies.

  2. Judy Cowan
    June 20, 2016 / 10:52 am

    Spinach and then lots of fruit like strawberries, mangoes, peaches & bananas to hid the spinach taste 🙂

  3. Tara
    June 20, 2016 / 11:05 am

    I don’t know if i could do a green smoothie yet…but i would make one with strawberries, pineapples, coconut and protein powder and some yogurt…maybe i’ll throw in a few pieces of spinach.

  4. Erin W
    June 20, 2016 / 11:21 am

    I love adding spinach, nutritional yeast and hemp hearts!

  5. Cheryl
    June 20, 2016 / 1:49 pm

    I love banana. strawberry and yogurt ones 🙂

  6. Catherine Burke
    June 20, 2016 / 1:50 pm

    The best smoothies are made with kale, spinach or small cukes, any frozen fruits (in place of ice) protein powder, almond/cashew milk or coconut water, hemp or chia seeds, touch of ginger or tumeric. DELISH & good for you.. Or add peanut butter, or banana (extra ripe frozen. Possibilities are endless. Enjoy

  7. sage
    June 20, 2016 / 2:19 pm

    I love banana peanut butter and blueberries

  8. Krista M
    June 20, 2016 / 2:36 pm

    I like using a banana, peanut butter, greek yogurt, & cocoa in my smoothies!

  9. Krista M
    June 20, 2016 / 2:37 pm

    To answer specifically For “Green Smoothies” I would use cucumber, zucchini, & mango!

  10. John C
    June 20, 2016 / 2:53 pm

    I would use milk, banana, pineapple, mango, strawberry.

  11. Debbie Bashford
    June 20, 2016 / 3:43 pm

    I use mixed frozen, greek yogurt and skim milk

  12. Bailey Dexter
    June 20, 2016 / 3:52 pm

    I make smoothies everyday for Hubby & me. I always start with a base of fruit, whatever is in the fridge. (makes it easier, nothing wasted here) always add a few slices of ginger from the ginger root & 1/2 tsp flax , 1 c of any kind of juice. Perfect for the start of the day!

  13. Kim K
    June 20, 2016 / 4:11 pm

    Lots of various berries, spinach, yogurt and hemp hearts

  14. Andrea Amy
    June 20, 2016 / 4:28 pm

    I’ve never had a green smoothie before (and to be honest, not sure I’d be able to get past the green colour). I make simple fruit smoothies, normally with berries and bananas and yogurt.

  15. Florence Cochrane
    June 20, 2016 / 4:34 pm

    I would zucchini, spinach & apple. in my green smoothie.

  16. jan
    June 20, 2016 / 5:07 pm

    My fav green smoothie is 3 cups spinach, i cup water or coconut water, 2 bananas, 1 mango. I like to have my smoothie cold so I slice the bananas and mango and freeze before using.

  17. June 20, 2016 / 5:39 pm

    I usually use banana, berries and spinach 🙂

  18. kristen visser
    June 20, 2016 / 5:49 pm

    I just started getting into the green smoothies! they are actually a lot taster then they look lol. my regular is fresh spinach, water, pineapple, mango and bananas and sometimes throw in some raspberries

  19. lynn clayton
    June 20, 2016 / 5:55 pm

    i use one cup of ice one cup of almond soy milk the colder the better 4 bananas 2 containers of plan vanilla yougurt a good handfull of strawberries a squirt on honey blend in blender its really good

  20. Amy C
    June 20, 2016 / 6:14 pm

    I put yogurt, spinach, mango, strawberries and bananas.

  21. Tracy D
    June 20, 2016 / 6:31 pm

    I would put in some sweet fruit, strawberries and kiwi!

  22. Jenness M
    June 20, 2016 / 6:32 pm

    I make my fave smoothie with unsweetened almond milk, coconut water, apple, kale, and pineapple.

  23. Athena
    June 20, 2016 / 7:08 pm

    yogurt, with spinach or kale, berries, banana’s
    anything goes really!

  24. Tammi L.
    June 20, 2016 / 8:02 pm

    I like mine very simple, I use lots of pineapple, mango and a little raspberry with either pineapple juice or orange juice.

  25. Holly OGorman
    June 20, 2016 / 9:04 pm

    I like strawberries and banana.

  26. Lynda Cook
    June 20, 2016 / 9:59 pm

    Mine is… Summer Juice,
    1 cup pineapple
    ½ lemon
    2 carrots
    2 stalks celery
    1cm ginger
    or if I’m not in the mood or don’t have all the ingredients it’s a free all with what goes in and sometimes these are the best tasting!!

  27. Travelbuds
    June 21, 2016 / 1:24 am

    I make my smoothies with OJ, frozen banana and a bunch of berries of different kinds.

  28. Tainan Lu
    June 21, 2016 / 2:01 am

    spinach , cucumbers , kiwi and banana

  29. Jeannie
    June 21, 2016 / 2:25 am

    I make smoothie out of frozen strawberries (that we pick and freeze), banana and greek yogurt.

  30. Pam
    June 21, 2016 / 5:14 am

    I would explore making a green smoothies with spinach, apples and pom juice.

  31. Victoria K
    June 21, 2016 / 7:08 am

    I love adding pineapple to my green smoothie.

  32. jb
    June 21, 2016 / 8:04 am

    Lots of combinations would work with mangoes

  33. kathy downey
    June 21, 2016 / 10:57 am

    I make my fave smoothie with unsweetened almond milk,kale,Chia seed,pineapple and banana

  34. Julie
    June 21, 2016 / 10:58 am

    Strawberry, pinapple, ice, a bit of juice and milk, honey and flax seed is my favourite!

  35. Ashley P
    June 21, 2016 / 10:59 am

    I love smoothies! Strawberry & Banana is my go-to. I like to use frozen bananas for a milkshake – like consistency.

  36. Angela September
    June 21, 2016 / 12:56 pm

    i would love to try papaya, pineapple and spinach

  37. kyle g
    June 21, 2016 / 3:36 pm

    Kale, raspberries and bannana

  38. Josh S
    June 21, 2016 / 3:50 pm

    I like putting in spinach, bananas, strawberries, and almond milk.

  39. Brenda Witherspoon-Bedard
    June 21, 2016 / 7:30 pm

    I like berries, Greek yogurt, spinach and bananas – very yummy

  40. Piroska
    June 21, 2016 / 7:43 pm

    I would do yogurt, raspberries and blueberries.

  41. mike k
    June 21, 2016 / 8:34 pm

    i would make a smoothie out of vanilla and raspberries

  42. Wendy hutton
    June 21, 2016 / 9:58 pm

    I would put strawberries, bananas and yogurt

  43. margaux retrophiliac
    June 21, 2016 / 10:28 pm

    LOVE SPRIULINA, wheatgrass~~ so good!!

  44. Tina L.
    June 22, 2016 / 1:13 am

    I would put spinach, berries and banana

  45. June 22, 2016 / 3:09 am

    I like a Peach and Strawberry Smoothie with Kefir

  46. Jeanne Rousseau
    June 22, 2016 / 4:06 am

    I think carrots and spinach along with some fruit to sweeten it up!

  47. June 22, 2016 / 7:00 am

    I love spinach and strawberries together in a green smoothie. Have to add some vanilla protein powder to it .

  48. lori b
    June 22, 2016 / 7:59 am

    banana, protein powder strawberries and almond milk

  49. angela m
    June 22, 2016 / 9:15 am

    I use banana, strawberries, blueberries and yogurt.

  50. Krista Embertson
    June 22, 2016 / 9:46 am

    I am all about ginger… so good for you! We love juicing this is a favorite kale, spinach, cucumber, celery, apples and ginger I cut a decent size square like 1 inch square, if you aren’t as big of a ginger fan use a smaller amount. I bought my husband a to go blender to take to work he keeps it in his office and I sent the veggies and fruit in the morning with him. If he is feeling extra hungry he adds some chia and spiralina.

  51. June 22, 2016 / 10:20 am

    I put spinach in my smoothies

  52. Mira
    June 22, 2016 / 10:28 am

    I would put spinach, kale, and some fruit to sweeten it up.

  53. latanya
    June 22, 2016 / 10:58 am

    kale, carrots, apples, orange, chia seeds

  54. Lynn Andersen
    June 22, 2016 / 11:05 am

    I like kale, strawberries, hemp hearts, chia and whey powder.

  55. ivy pluchinsky
    June 22, 2016 / 11:29 am

    I like yogurt, hemp hearts, fruit like mango and berries, and almond milk in my smoothies.

  56. SHAYNA
    June 22, 2016 / 12:37 pm


  57. nicolthepickle (Nicole Graham)
    June 22, 2016 / 12:52 pm

    I’m not huge on green smoothies. I like other ones better, but I would make it with peaches, milk, ice, vanilla, and matcha green tea powder.

  58. Clare O'Brien
    June 22, 2016 / 1:11 pm

    Kale and peas are great to put in green smoothies! They are barely detectable if you put in enough sweet fruits, and they have numerous nutritional benefits.

  59. Grace Bertou
    June 22, 2016 / 1:21 pm

    I always make simple fruit smoothies. Yogurt, juice, banana, and frozen strawberries. I’d like to incorporate greens into my smoothies too.

  60. James Doyle
    June 22, 2016 / 1:33 pm

    besides all the greens, just a lil peanut butter 😉 <3 protein

  61. Jenny Scheldberg
    June 22, 2016 / 2:54 pm

    Maybe some mango for a sweet fruity taste.

  62. Steve Weber
    June 22, 2016 / 4:01 pm

    I put all good tasting fruits in mine — apples, kiwis and mangos

  63. Debbie F
    June 22, 2016 / 5:28 pm

    I like kefir milk, bananas and powdered almonds in mine. 🙂
    But usually I just drink the kefir milk with some pure dark chocolate cacao powder in it. yum!

  64. Annalisa L
    June 22, 2016 / 6:35 pm

    I would put in carrots and pineapple

  65. DebP
    June 22, 2016 / 6:49 pm

    I like fruits and berries in my smoothies – strawberries, blueberries, cherries, and I love vanilla yoghurt, especially French vanilla.

  66. Melissa R
    June 22, 2016 / 6:58 pm

    I like tropical flavors the best – pineapple, mango, banana, and passion fruit (I buy the passion fruit puree frozen).

  67. Char
    June 22, 2016 / 7:42 pm

    I love almond milk, spinach, and bananas! They are the best, thank you so much 🙂

  68. Shane Smith
    June 22, 2016 / 7:44 pm

    i would love to try peanut butter, banana and maybe some yogurt. i think my kids would enjoy it too!

  69. Burcu
    June 22, 2016 / 9:01 pm

    I would put spinach, orange and berries

  70. janine a
    June 22, 2016 / 9:23 pm


  71. Kim Henrichs
    June 23, 2016 / 1:01 pm

    I would put in apples and blueberries for sure!

    June 23, 2016 / 2:08 pm


  73. marla
    June 23, 2016 / 3:51 pm

    i love mangoes strawberries and bananas

  74. Rosie
    June 23, 2016 / 6:04 pm

    I fairly recently tried making my own green smoothie and I was soo happy with them. I used baby green spinach, frozen fruits chopped up including banana,, orange, apple, and milk, a little honey, and a spoon of cashew butter. So good!

  75. SarahJ
    June 23, 2016 / 7:17 pm

    I love smoothies! Kale works really well with mango!

  76. heather sibley
    June 23, 2016 / 10:01 pm

    spinach, beets, lemon juice and carrots

  77. Linda Svarovsky
    June 24, 2016 / 7:44 pm

    Beets ginger and parsley

  78. Amber Y
    June 24, 2016 / 11:40 pm

    I’m not much for green smoothies, but I do love pears and honey in my smoothies!!

  79. Jen Mach
    June 25, 2016 / 11:56 am

    Heres mine … This how i get more greens into my diet while being very tasty.
    1 cup of spinach
    1 cup of kale
    1 apple
    2 kiwis
    4 tablespoons of hemp hearts
    1/3 cup of cucumbers
    1\3. Of green peppers
    Hand full of celery
    2 cups of coconut waters
    Splash of lemon juice
    Couple cubed up pineapple
    Half avacado
    Blend until smooth. So delicious and so healthy for you. This is my morning breakfast. Find my self losing weight as well as more energy!

  80. Treasure Grraux
    June 25, 2016 / 5:54 pm

    This is what I make for my kids and they LOVE it!! I tend to eyeball the quality.

    Green apple, skin on.
    Avocado – I find it helps the texture.
    Baby Kale – this is key. The regular kale doesn’t break down as easily but I have a kitchen aid. Might work better with the Breville.
    Lemon juice
    1 clove of garlic (really good for immune system)
    Honey to taste
    Banana – I don’t like the taste of banana but the kids will get upset if they see that I haven’t put any in.
    Cocnut water to help thin it out. If I don’t have coconut water then I use apple juice.

  81. Tim P
    June 25, 2016 / 8:24 pm

    I’m not big on green smoothies lol

  82. June 25, 2016 / 11:37 pm

    strawberry, banana, yogurt. haven’t tried a green smoothie yet, although that’s probably a good idea. 😉

  83. Clair P
    June 26, 2016 / 3:54 pm

    ohh that sounds good, nice looking blender as well, what I’ve been doing one each day is
    1 banana
    1 cup of spinach
    1/2 an apple peeled
    1/2 cup of almond milk
    4 strawberries
    1 tsp of ground flax (optional)

    that’s my green smoothie and I’ve been loving it but also looking to try more 😀

  84. Juliee Fitze
    June 26, 2016 / 5:04 pm

    I make mine with spinach, frozen fruit, coconut/almond milk, chia seeds , coconut oil and protein powder.

  85. Dana
    June 26, 2016 / 11:01 pm

    I make mine with avocado, kale, spinach, strawberry, and pineapples

  86. Dianne G.
    June 28, 2016 / 11:27 am

    I would use frozen bananas, almond milk, kiwi fruit, and berries.

  87. June 28, 2016 / 1:14 pm

    I’m always looking to get more fibre into my diet so kale, spinach, broccoli, and anything else that is green.

    Besos, Sarah
    Journeys of The Zoo

  88. Janice Wong
    June 28, 2016 / 2:17 pm


    June 29, 2016 / 2:59 pm

    I do green smoothies when I do a cleanse but I don’t do them often. I just stick with like strawberry banana or something like that mainly but will try stuff as I go.

  90. Suzie B
    June 30, 2016 / 9:48 am

    My go to mix for smoothies are a base of frozen banana, almond milk & half a scoop of Vega almond coconut protein powder. It’s soooo good 🙂

  91. Wanda Bergman
    June 30, 2016 / 11:55 am

    Spinach and berries would go into my green smoothies.

  92. Silvia D
    June 30, 2016 / 12:06 pm

    I have only tried a green smoothie once and was not that great, I am more to the fruit smoothies , love raspberries and black berries.

  93. Erica Seaman
    July 2, 2016 / 9:22 am

    I would use green apples, spinach and a cucumber to make my smoothie.

  94. Anne-Marie Tvete
    July 2, 2016 / 7:29 pm

    I would use protein powder plus any green leafy veggies I have on hand.

  95. Nicole Jubleew
    July 4, 2016 / 2:44 pm

    I like to freeze my fruit beforehand so that the smoothie is nice and cold and it makes my smoothie texture a little creamier without adding dairy. I also like to add a bit of protein powder for a little added protein boost.

  96. Maggie C
    July 5, 2016 / 10:17 pm

    Everyday I have a smoothie! Most often, my drink consist of pineapples, coconut water, chia seeds, and goji berries.

    Thank you for the chance!

  97. Grant D
    July 5, 2016 / 10:20 pm

    Frozen kale, almond butter, almond milk, frozen bananna, chia seeds.

  98. loucheryl
    July 5, 2016 / 10:35 pm

    I use this one all of the time! It’s so good. I got it off the web. 🙂


    1 c plain nonfat yogurt
    1 banana
    ½ c orange juice
    6 frozen strawberries

    COMBINE the yogurt, banana, juice, and strawberries for 20 seconds. Scrape down the sides and blend for an additional 15 seconds.

    NUTRITION (per serving) 300 cal, 14 g pro, 63 g carb, 5 g fiber, 45 g sugars, 0.5 g fat, 0 g sat fat, 180 mg sodium

  99. Joni W
    July 6, 2016 / 2:50 pm

    I would put Kiwifruit, yogurt, spinach, cherry and apple. I’ve always wanted to try a tiny bit of kale but haven’t gotten around to it. I’ve never thought of putting in mint!! and i have some growing in my garden. (words of wisdom: don’t ever plant mint in your garden, put it in pots. You’re welcome)

  100. Janice Cournoyer
    July 7, 2016 / 8:12 am

    My favourite is: 1 cup unsweetened almond or soy milk
    1-2 handfuls of spinach
    2 frozen bananas
    2-4 soft pitted dates
    2 tbsp hemp hearts
    1 tbsp natural peanut butter
    2 ice cubes
    Topping (optional)
    2 tbsp hemp seeds
    2 tbsp chia seeds
    2 tbsp raw buckwheat groats
    2 tbsp slivered almonds (or pumpkin seeds)

  101. Laura B.
    July 7, 2016 / 12:48 pm

    Greek yogurt, spinach and strawberries! It’s like a salad in a smoothie! Just add ice and some extra liquid and honey, if needed! BAM!

  102. July 7, 2016 / 4:13 pm

    Spinach, Banana, Apple, Carrots and Ginger and some almond milk or greek yogurt

  103. michelle matta
    July 7, 2016 / 7:29 pm

    I have been wanting to try avocado in a smoothie. the texture seems good for it. also the strawberries that are in season of course

  104. Betty S
    July 8, 2016 / 7:41 am

    I would put baby kale in my smoothie, not of fan of it usually but in a smoothie, I get the benefits but not the taste

  105. Andrea Patel
    July 8, 2016 / 9:47 am

    I would add banana strawberry almond butter and vegan protein powder

  106. July 8, 2016 / 10:07 am

    The kids suck when it comes down to trying this stuff. The older ones I mean. E makes this face that makes me go crazy. The little ones are always running around with a carrot juice orange mustache 🙂

  107. Suzi
    July 8, 2016 / 7:37 pm

    I like using herbal tea as a base (I’m partial to David’s tea) then adding some milk or yoghurt, ice cubes, raspberries, blueberries and banana!

  108. Scott MacMillan
    July 9, 2016 / 2:43 pm

    Fresh fruits and yogurt are always my go to for smoothies.

  109. Glogirl
    July 9, 2016 / 5:44 pm

    I like a smoothie made with strawberries, kiwi, banana and vanilla yogurt.

  110. Laurie W.
    July 9, 2016 / 9:05 pm

    I love smoothies with yogurt, banana, strawberries, and some protein powder.

  111. Allyson becker
    July 10, 2016 / 4:17 am

    Sounds like watermelon would be a fun ingredient for a smoothie!

  112. Ariel C
    July 10, 2016 / 4:24 am

    blueberries, nutmeg, milk, yogurt and a bit of honey!

  113. yvonne
    July 10, 2016 / 10:27 am

    In my daily smoothie I use kale, vanilla probiotic yogurt, an apple, a bit of pineapple juice and a fig. pretty delicious!

  114. Cindy Peterson
    July 10, 2016 / 5:20 pm

    1/2 cup plain greek yogurt
    1 cup spinach leaves, packed
    2 teaspoons honey
    1/2 banana, best frozen
    2 tablespoons fresh lime juice (About 1 medium lime, depending on juiciness)
    1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
    1/2 cup almond milk

  115. Kristi
    August 12, 2016 / 6:45 pm

    I had no idea that Breville even made a blender like this. I’ve always wanted to get a Breville, this looks great.

  116. Victoria Ess
    December 16, 2016 / 9:02 am

    This looks like a great blender! Mine’s on the way out so I’m looking for a new one!

  117. Debbie White Beattie
    October 18, 2017 / 5:54 am

    This looks like a great blender for smoothies and I like how big the cup is

  118. Debbie White-Beattie
    October 16, 2018 / 3:41 am

    My husband and I are doing smoothies again and our ingredients are cherries, blueberries, bananas, apples, yogurt, milk

  119. Tammi L.
    October 17, 2018 / 9:29 am

    I’m not responding to the giveaway as it is long gone past, besides, the smoothie I like is just pineapple, mango and orange juice… not the healthy kind you were looking for, lol. I was glad to see this though as I’m now on my second bullet – the next mini will be one of substance. This sounds like the winner. Thank you!