7 random facts and a cuisinart giveaway

There’s this thing going around called 7 random facts; I first saw it on Choosing Raw here. Even though I’m not personally into most of the memes that hit the blogosphere, I do enjoy reading the ones that give me a glimpse about the people behind the blogs I read, especially those of us who tend to keep there personal lives kinda out of the spotlight. It’s kinda fun, you know?

Also I needed some good filler text to go above my giveaway today.

So here goes. If you’re totally bored by my one-way-interview with myself, just skip on down to the bottom where I’m giving away a cuisinart mini processor. Because I  you. (UPDATE: Contest has ended. Thanks everyone for playing! )

1) I have a green smoothie and a giant salad for breakfast and lunch (respectively) almost every single day. I mostly post sugar and fat laden goodies on this here blog, cause I LOVE sugar and fat and I think dessert is the best, but when I’m pounding away on my computer or busy at work in the kitchen, what I crave are greens! Lots of them. Typical smoothies include spinach, kale, chard, collards, and dandelions along with frozen bananas or grapes, apples or carrots, berries (and some chocolate on occasion). For my salads I tend to stick to mixed greens and kale, tomatoes, fruit, nuts, seeds, hummus or other bean based dressings and cukes.

2) Martha Stewart is my hero. I’ve loved her since I was just a teenager—judge me if you must, but that woman knows what’s up about a lot of things. She even spoke out against factory farming just recently. In case you missed that… check it.

3) Phones and I do not get along. Unless it’s for business, a call from my husband, or a call to catch up with an awesome friend or family member, I’d rather let it go…straight to voice-mail. I’m much better with email. :\

4) I’m the youngest of 4 kids, with my brother –who is closest to my age–being 9 years older than me. I became an aunt in the 2nd grade, and I loved it because I had so many different ages around me to influence my childhood. I always felt like I had the best of both worlds: growing up almost as an only child in my household, and still having a lot of family around to keep things interesting.

5) I love white chocolate. Especially home-made. The smell of cocoa butter can make this girl’s knees weak.

6) I buy almost all of my clothing from thrift stores or vintage retailers online. The only exceptions being jeans, certain types of shoes which I stock up on every few years or so, and a few random items I’ve picked up if I’m in a pinch and need them fast. My wardrobe is an ever growing collection of strange and iconic fashion trends from decades past and present.

7) Even though I am obsessed with getting new cookbooks, I rarely ever cook from them; instead I treat them like collectors items on my bookshelf and as wonderful reading material and eye candy. I used to cook from every cookbook I could get my hands on when I was a little girl, and I loved it… somewhere along the line I just stopped. Now for dinner I’m much more of an improvisational kinda gal, partially out of thrifty-ness and partially out of a craving to create.

Okay! Enough about me, here’s the details of what I’m giving away. I asked my friends on facebook if they would give me some ideas about their fave small kitchen appliance, and although a VitaMix was the most popular choice, it’s not quite in my budget for this particular giveaway. Ahem. But! I love my food processor and a mini one just like this can be used for chopping/mixing/pureeing up small amounts of foods for all kinds of nifty reasons. And these come in fun colors. So here’s the deal:

1) Up for grabs is 1 cuisinart 3 cup mini food processor in any 1 color you see below.

2) To enter, just leave a comment telling me your favorite color of the bunch. If you win, you get that color. If you don’t tell me your favorite color, I’ll pick for you. :)

3) Contest open to USA residents only. Sorry, friends in other parts of the world.

4) Contest closes next Monday (February 6th) at midnight EST.

5) Wait for me to announce contest winner on Tuesday (February 7th). Winners will be selected using random number generator.

Easy, huh? Good luck!

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391 Responses to 7 random facts and a cuisinart giveaway

  1. Emily says:

    Oh man, that Turquoise one is beautiful. If I could have my way, all of my kitchen appliances would be that color!

  2. Kara says:

    ORANGE! Yes!

  3. Kathy says:

    PINK!

  4. Natalie says:

    Turquoise <3 but really I love the orange too!

  5. Lisy Espindola says:

    I love the green <3

  6. Chrissy says:

    Pink Please!

    xx
    Chrissy

  7. Mary says:

    OMG The green would look AMAZING in my kitchen.

  8. Rick says:

    The green would be awesome here in the desert where there hasn’t been much of that color for quite a while…

  9. Aggie says:

    I am the exact same way with the cook books! There are several boxes at my mom’s house right now because I have run out of room. The turquoise one is beautiful!

  10. Valerie H says:

    I love the Magenta one! One can never have enough purple around. :D

  11. Viv says:

    I Love the Magenta one!!!!

  12. Rachel says:

    I love the Turquoise!!

  13. Carrie says:

    Orange please!!! Such an underrated color. I love it!!

  14. Corah says:

    This is my first time visiting your blog, as I’ve just gone vegetarian in the last 2 weeks and am now thinking I may also have a gluten intolerance. I love your recipes…. it gives me hope knowing that if I have to go gluten free that I won’t be eating “nothing” like I’ve been complaining about to all my friends. Lucky that I found you on the last day of the giveaway, Yay! I’m having a really hard time deciding between the turqoise and pink. I guess turqoise.

  15. Catherine R. Keene says:

    Your genorosity overwhelms me. As I have just embraced a raw vegan lifestyle, I would like to get the magenta one!

  16. Amber Hanstead says:

    Love the Turquoise! So cute! :)

  17. Kelly says:

    Turquoise. Such a happy color! Yay!

  18. Colleen says:

    That green is simply adorable.

  19. Alyson says:

    I really dig the turquoise one. :) yay, cuisinart!

  20. Meg says:

    ooohh..I didn’t know they came in pink!! Love it! I would get the magenta or pink one :)

  21. Tricia says:

    Oh turquoise, definitely! I ADORE it!

  22. Kathleen says:

    Oh my goodness – I absolutely adore the GREEN! It’s that perfect shade that brings a smile to this Irish girls’ face and also makes me crave delicious leafy greens. :)

  23. Donna says:

    My kitchen is black and pale yellow so chrome would be my choice.

  24. Teresa says:

    I love the chrome :)

  25. whitney says:

    Green! :D
    <33

  26. Amy Saklar-Behrens says:

    I love the green one! Thanks for sharing your random facts!

  27. Taryn says:

    GREEN! Such a happy color.

  28. Jennifer Clement says:

    Definitely the chrome one! I enjoyed your 7 facts as well. :)

  29. Chrome! Def chrome! I make natural drinks and foods for my son bc he has add and ADHD. This would be perfect!

  30. Cristina says:

    I immediately fell for the Turquoise! *—-*

    Thanks for the hard work! I love your recipes.

  31. Katie says:

    I love the chrome.

  32. Carrie D says:

    The turquoise one is gorgeous…very retro.

  33. jean says:

    Chrome baby chrome. Although that orange one would be a close second. I am so happy to hear that I’m not the only one who loves Martha. I’ve been in her audience three times and would go back in a heart beat.

  34. Claudia says:

    Turquoise or green? Love them both! Turquoise.

  35. Breena says:

    Oh my gosh, green!

  36. Zack says:

    I’m digging the chrome one!

  37. tricia says:

    What a fun giveaway! I’m just starting out eating vegan/GF and I’d love the turquoise food processor. :)

  38. Joan says:

    I love the pink one!

  39. Rachel Williams says:

    I love the TURQUOISE one!

  40. Vanessa says:

    Lucky for me I made it just in time! Normally I’d choose the chrome – all my appliances are stainless. But that green is too cute to pass up! I think I’d smile every time I took it out to use it! So bright and fresh.

    And I’m with you on the cookbooks – we recently moved mine from one room to the other. No joke it took a good 30 minutes between the two of us, maybe even 45. I have hundreds. My husband looked in disbelief and said it was time to give some away. Even since going vegan – many I can’t use anymore – I can’t part with them!

  41. Luna says:

    Orange!!! It’s so bright and happy! :D

  42. Katie says:

    Totally obsessed with the green!!!

  43. caleb says:

    My small sad kitchen would benefit greatly from ANY of the colors. You pick!!

  44. courtney d says:

    My favorite is the chrome!

  45. Deb says:

    Wow. Awesome color selection. If I had to choose it would be chrome.

  46. River says:

    Oh wow, that orange! Spicy! Love it to bits! If I don’t win, I may have to get that anyway..

    Also, you know how to make homemade vegan white chocolate?! o.O Share your secrets please!

  47. Sophie S says:

    Even though it is probably not the best option decor wise, I love, love, love the magenta one!!

  48. Megan says:

    Turquoise! It’s got a new school vintage flair, love it :)

  49. Sherry says:

    The orange, definitely!

  50. Tess says:

    i have never seen appliances in so many colors! magenta is my favorite color :)
    p.s. i love your new blog layout.

  51. Carolyn G says:

    I love the Pink one!!

  52. Jessica says:

    Ohhh, the turquoise one is sooo pretty and would look great with my orange blender (and go perfectly with my turquoise, orange, and yellow Fiestaware…yeah, I’ve got a problem :). This is the first time I’ve chimed in on comments, but I’ve been enjoying your blog for awhile now. My husband went GF awhile ago and your blog has been just the inspiration I needed! I tell everyone about the raw GF cheesecake; it has become our favorite dessert :) Thanks!

  53. Lauren Camille says:

    something about turquoise appliances, so beautifully retro ;) makes me want to make a watergate salad<3<3<3

  54. Jessica T says:

    All the colors are fabulous!! I love bright colors. As far as kitchen appliances go, I have to go with the chrome. I love classic colors for the kitchen, even though I do have a bright turquoise blender…!!

  55. Kelly says:

    I love the turquoise! And the orange- can’t pick!!

  56. Bridget says:

    I love the chrome!!!

  57. Cee says:

    My favorite color is the turquoise. I love their food processors. I’ve been without one since I dropped it when I was transferring it from one counter to another, and a part cracked (we have hard tile floors). It was a sad day.

  58. Emily says:

    Chrome. And I feel the exact same way about phones. I’d take email any day.

  59. cindy says:

    Love a white kitchen, clean and modern, with white appliances. Your polenta is inspiring!

  60. Jillian says:

    I’m a sucker for some shiny new Chrome! :)

  61. Barb says:

    It’s a toss up between Magenta and Orange. I’m going to go with Orange…for today!

  62. Jen says:

    As much as the chrome would match best with my other kitchen appliances, I’m gonna have to go with magenta. You just don’t see appliances in that color!

  63. Erin S says:

    I LOVE the turqoise! It is vintage and modern all at the same time and I love it!

  64. Tracy says:

    tough one, I love the turquoise and magenta, but I think my favorite is the chrome!

  65. I absolutely love the turquoise Cuisinart!

  66. shellie says:

    i love love LOVE the turquoise!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  67. Amanda T. says:

    I’m crushing on the green1

  68. Rachel Rayeske says:

    Hello,
    I love the pink or magenta :) <3 <3 <3, But I would be thankful for any.

    P.S. What an outstanding blog! I have a couple GF/vegan cookbooks, but the truth is that we eat with our eyes first. Love the colorful pictures and love pinning them to my board and having non GF/vegan people pin it as well.

  69. Brandon says:

    The green would go really well with all the plants I have in my apartment!

  70. Chelsea says:

    I love love love the turquoise. It is the closest to my favorite color-aqua!

  71. Sarah says:

    The magenta is too gorgeous to pass up!

  72. Eliza says:

    I love the chrome! Classic and a clean look.

  73. Bonnie says:

    My favorite color is chrome!

  74. Lily Varon says:

    why are mini kitchen appliances always so precious?! the turquoise one calls to me. :) thanks for doing a give-away. your blog is great!

  75. Maggie says:

    Loving the PINK! :)

  76. Kel says:

    Chrome, of course =). I’m not a colorful person, alas!

  77. Jessie says:

    AMAGAD… that green is epic. Love, love, love it.

  78. Kim says:

    I love the magenta!!!

  79. Amy says:

    Love all the colors! But to match my uninspired kitchen decor, I’d have to go with white. :P

  80. Alicia says:

    I love the Magenta! :)

  81. DEE says:

    I like the magenta!

  82. How cute are these? I’d have to pick the turquoise! :)

  83. Cynthia says:

    I also crave green smoothies in the morning and fresh fruits and veggies all day. Baking sweets a ton must have that effect! My personal favorite is the turquoise. Looks retro-modern!

  84. Jaymie Wells says:

    I love the Magenta! but would prefer the chrome (my honey would die if I had a magenta appliance!)

  85. Kelly says:

    The turquoise is amazing!

  86. Julie L says:

    I would like the turquoise one thanks

  87. Emily H. says:

    Either the turquoise or the chrome. The turquoise is super cute, but the chrome would match more…

  88. Alison says:

    Orange!!!! or should i say, hunters orange, blaze orange. these really need cleverer names.

  89. Rachael says:

    I LOVE THE MAGENTA!!! Not enough appliances are magenta!!! :)

  90. Whitney says:

    Hi, Allyson!
    I just discovered your website today and have had a great time reading about you and your recipes. The photos are amazing and I can’t wait to begin my gluten-free vegan adventure. :)
    I’m so in need of a food processor because mine broke a while ago and I’m not that great at cutting tons of veggies by hand. I adore green! Green is my favorite.
    Thanks so much!

  91. Pam Bustamante says:

    Oh, the Turquoise is calling to me!!!!

  92. Anna says:

    Ooooooo turquoise!

  93. Kat says:

    I love the turquoise one!

  94. MorganD says:

    Tough choice! I would certainly be most happy with any of them. But if I have to choose, I’d go with the orange. It’s such a happy color. :)

  95. Donna says:

    Pink. Definitely pink. Since red is not an option. :-)

  96. Lori says:

    Since I *have* to pick (they are all great!), I think I’ll go with the turquoise. Thanks for the opportunity!

  97. Fair says:

    Oh man, it’s a toss up between turquoise and magenta! Fun!

  98. Hannah says:

    I love the magenta!

  99. Liz says:

    Green! It’s not easy being green! Thanks!

  100. Michele says:

    I am a total green girl through and through. I’d love the green one! Loving your blog, too!! :)

  101. Jill says:

    I’m a brand new vegan and I’m loving your blog! And I love the green one :)

  102. christine says:

    awesome giveaway! i’m boring and like my kitchen to match, so i’d pick the chrome.

  103. VegAnn says:

    Lovely! I like the Orange

  104. Hannah H. says:

    I really like the chrome!

  105. carrie says:

    love that green! happy Wednesday! xoxo

  106. Patty Fischer says:

    I have the orange one on my Christmas/Birthday/Random Contest wish list!!!

  107. Courtney says:

    i love the turquoise or chrome the best!

  108. Sarah says:

    The turquoise one looks like it is right out of the 1950’s. Classic. Love it. I am sure the 1950’s would have loved it too.

  109. Lena Woods says:

    The turquoise one is so adorable! What a wonderful giveaway :)

  110. Christen says:

    Wow, I love how vibrant the orange is! Thanks for the giveaway.

  111. Leah says:

    The magenta is so fabulous. I usually go for minimalist approaches, but for some reason I’m totally in love with the idea of a bright pink Cuisinart!

  112. Christy says:

    Oh, the turquoise one is so pretty :)

  113. Ashley says:

    I would love to win any of these, but the chrome would match my kitchen! Thanks so much for the giveaway!!

  114. Elizabeth Bernardes says:

    I had one until it died on me a few weeks ago, and I just became a vegan 4 weeks ago! It would come in very handy, but even it is not in my budget now. I have a 3 yr old & 5 yr old and their needs come before mine! I love the pink! But will be grateful for any color.

  115. thompson bishop says:

    MAGENTA FOR SURE! THanks for you kindness :-)
    tb

  116. Kelly says:

    Turquoise! It’s so cute :)

  117. Erin says:

    I love the magenta. Almost everything in my kitchen is pink because most proceeds go to Susan G Komen and almost every woman in my family has had breast cancer. so it’s a cause I like to support. :)

  118. Katherine M says:

    Oh my goodness these are so cute! I love the turquoise or the pink one!

  119. Sam H says:

    The magenta one is definitely the best, but Cuisinart really chose a beautiful color scheme!!

  120. rudy says:

    I love the teal color. It reminds me of cooking with my grandma as a kid.

  121. Deedee says:

    Oohh I love the turquoise, please and thank you!!

  122. Arielle says:

    The green is my favorite. It would match my collection of green Le Creusets!

  123. rachel says:

    Love the turquoise!

  124. Maddy C says:

    I love the tourquoise! This could possibly be perfect timing, as my food processor just broke :(

  125. jc says:

    i love the magenta one and orange one! yay. thanks!

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  127. Christie says:

    Turquoise is beautiful! My food processor just broke… in fact we are both broke!! haha.

  128. Arkady says:

    I’m not picky, I would like any color. I’m in desperate need of a food processor!!! I’ve just become “more” vegan and all the yummy things I want to try require a food processor of sorts. Thank-you!!

  129. Noa says:

    ooh so not a pink girl but there’s something adorable about a pink food processor..it’s a toss up. I like the crisp clean white cuisinart! Hope I win, I’m a food processorless vegan.

  130. Tina A says:

    I would be happy with green or orange–or even pink or magenta–so I will let u pick! Loved your 7 list. I recently started following your blog and am enjoying it immensely! Thanks for sharing!!

  131. Maria says:

    Love the turquoise one! So cute :)

  132. Becca says:

    Orange like the sun! My favorite color :D

  133. Kelly says:

    Ahh, they’re so cute! I love all the colors, but the orange is so vibrant. :)

  134. Cait says:

    That chrome is classic and sleek. And pretty perfect, to boot!

  135. antoinette says:

    they are all so bright and pretty! the white is classic, the chrome is modern, my favorite is the green though! it just looks cheerful! :)

  136. Brian Peel says:

    Love your blog! I’m just starting out with veganism, so I’m going to be trying a lot of these recipes. I love the white!

  137. Susan says:

    turqoise please! Thank you!!!

  138. Lauren says:

    Ohhh, it’s hard to choose! But I like the vintage look of the turquoise – so that’s my choice :) Thanks for having a give-away!

  139. Sharon says:

    Oh! I’m torn between green or magenta; they’re both so vivid and beautiful!

  140. Krystle G. says:

    The chrome looks so snazzy!

  141. Dixie says:

    I love the turquoise one, but also a fan of the bright orange!

  142. Tammy says:

    I would LOVE the CHROME!!! Thank you!!!!

  143. Shelly says:

    CHROME!!!! Love it!

  144. Rikki says:

    Turquoise! A popular choice it seems! Love your blog.

  145. Denise Williamson says:

    Chrome/Silver goes with everything:))

  146. Melissa Mae says:

    Oh, the turquoise is lovely! And a little bit 50’s fab=I love her!

  147. miri says:

    Love the Orange..will go very well with my brown and orange 70’s kitchen..

  148. Gil S. says:

    I love the Orange!

  149. Jhena says:

    Thank you for the great site! Love the chrome one =0)

  150. Christina says:

    Call me practical, but I like the chrome :) What a great giveaway!

  151. Carol Schmoker says:

    I love the magenta — that would get my attention in the kitchen when I’m trying to decide what to cook.

  152. carrie says:

    Green! Of course.

  153. Carol says:

    Nice giveaway. I like the white one.

  154. Kate says:

    Turquoise please! My cuisinart hand blender is magenta and my big cuisinart food processor is chrome… and my little mini cuisinart is all burned up after 10 years of use.

  155. Deborah says:

    While I love the magenta, I think the white would be most practical in terms of matching my kitchen tools and decor.

  156. Carina says:

    Turquoise or magenta are my favorites!!! Great giveaway!

  157. Yvonne Wagner says:

    A tough call, but I’m in love with the orange!

  158. Alicia says:

    Oooh!! The orange one makes me giggle with delight!

  159. sterhymeswithtree says:

    I really like the green! Awesome giveaway!

  160. definitely the green or the magenta. i can’t decide! have a great day allyson! :)

  161. Karmalily says:

    I would want the pink for sure! I’m a super girly-girl, and it would match a lot of the kitchen equipment I already have. :)

  162. Pattie says:

    The Turquoise is my favorite.

  163. robyn says:

    chrome me=]

  164. Sara says:

    Chrome. This would be awesome because mine just broke this week!

  165. Julie says:

    chrome.

  166. Tina says:

    Green, For all the greens I should be eating!

  167. Erin B says:

    Chrome please!

  168. Pamela says:

    Green!

  169. Nene says:

    Chrome is classy! Thanks for the opportunity–and thanks for sharing the facts–who doesn’t love Martha!

  170. Rachel says:

    I really like the turquoise!

  171. Kaycee says:

    I LOVE the turquoise one! Would love to win this, thanks!

  172. Beth says:

    I like that turquoise one — sort of “updated retro”!

    And, I loved your random facts!!!

  173. Jessica says:

    I love the magenta! Thanks for the offer.

  174. Melissa says:

    I love the magenta!

  175. Anita says:

    I’m always reaching for green things!

  176. Julie says:

    Orange, because nothing rhymes with orange except doorhinge if you say it really fast!
    Thanks!

  177. Nancy Tzeng says:

    Turquoise or chrome for me!!! Thanks for a great giveaway and you are definitely not alone with your reluctance to be married to a phone:)

  178. Terris says:

    Love mini-preps and those colors make them even more adorable. Love that little orange one!

  179. Summer says:

    Turquoise
    I <3 this blog!

  180. Sherry says:

    I am digging on the Turquoise and the Magenta!!!

  181. CMStewart says:

    As Trace Adkins said, “Her favorite color is chrome.” It’s my favorite color too. :)

  182. Cynthia Niernberger says:

    Thanks for all the great tips and recipes…my husband and I are brand new vegans and we are enjoying the health benefits! About 2 months now…please, I love orange for
    the mini cuisinart…and you are not alone in your love and admiration of Martha Stewart…I miss her wonderful shows!
    Thanks,
    Cynthia

  183. kelsey says:

    Awesome give away!
    Turquoise or chrome would be totally sweet!
    Thank you!!

  184. Caitlin Phillips says:

    Love the turquoise! And I love your blog! Thanks for sharing!

  185. Lisa P. says:

    My favorite is turqoise. The white or chrome are nice, too, for neutral colors to go with anything, though…

  186. Stephanie says:

    White or Chrome… surprise me. :) Thanks for the giveaway!

  187. I am in Canada, but I will say I love the Magenta, the orange and the chrome ones. I also don’t get along with phones unless it is for business reasons and I LOVE veggies so much that I crave them lots of times.

  188. gfveg says:

    the orange would wake me up every morning!

  189. Mb says:

    turqoise!

  190. Mia says:

    Oooh! I love cooking, and tons of recipes call for a food processor, and I don’t have one. This is the perfect opportunity! (:
    hmmm…
    I love pink, It’s my favorite color. (:

  191. Nathan says:

    Chrome! Chrome! Chrome!

  192. Steph says:

    Who could resist magenta?!

  193. Kelsey says:

    Hi there! I love white chocolate too, but I haven’t had any since becoming vegan a year ago- I should get on that homemade version soon. Anyway, I love all the colors, but I’d have to go with white so it would match my other appliances. Thanks for such an awesome giveaway!

  194. Amanda says:

    Ooo, the green is my favorite! Thanks for the chance to win!

  195. Sara says:

    I fancy the turquoise one :)

  196. Liz says:

    I am absolutely loving the orange mini-food processor. Thank you so much for hosting this giveaway <3

  197. Helen says:

    Orange vs. green, hmmm… GREEN to go with my vegan pesto that I just made for the first time.

  198. Shirah says:

    I love these- the orange matches my teapot. I could really use a cuisinart. my food processor is old and could use some powerful backup

  199. Angie says:

    I love the pink one.. but I choose the white one to match my kitchen.

  200. Anna says:

    Turquoise for sure!!

  201. michelle says:

    I’d love the pink one! I have the matching blender and mixer ;-)

  202. Meredith says:

    I love the Chrome one!

  203. Gretchen says:

    The chrome one would be great. Thanks for the opportunity.

  204. Rosa says:

    i would love the turquoise one! such a happy color!

  205. Adriana oliveira says:

    I love all of them! Especially the orange…

  206. So pretty! The turquoise! The green? My daughter can never know there’s a pink or she’ll be mad at me for not picking that one.

    I really need this – my Cuisinart keeps breaking :( Currently I have a busted cup and a breaking blade.

  207. Susan says:

    Hello – Just discovered your blog…amazing! What a wonderful and generous giveaway this is! My favorite is probably the turquoise (I’ve got a retro kitchen) – but white, chrome and pink work too. :)
    p.s. If I win, I promise not to call you to thank you. I will email instead. Haha…I hate phones too!

  208. charli says:

    Actually, color doesn’t matter as much as quality. Saying that if I had to choose, it would probably chrome, if it is indeed real chrome and not silver “coloring”.

    I also get 95% of my clothes, kitchen equipment, furniture, etc in thrift stores, have for decades now; even if I had the cash to buy new, I find the quality of “discarded” things were of better quality than today’s items.

    Thanks for sharing what you do……………….peace

  209. Adriane says:

    I like the chrome one!

    I also collect cookbooks and rarely end up cooking from them. I love when they have pictures!

  210. Sarah G. says:

    Vanilla fan that I am, I’ll go for white. I wonder if you can paint them with fun patterns?

  211. Natalia says:

    I love the green one! :)

  212. Daisy suarez says:

    I love the magenta! Goes with my kitchen.

  213. Lia says:

    Ive been craving a food processor for years that could travel with me. The Turquoise one would be perfect for me!

  214. joelle says:

    We LOVE the magenta one!

  215. Becky S says:

    I love the orange, it’s definitely “Tough Murder” orange! If you’re not sure what that is, feel free to ask ;)

  216. Veronoica says:

    Love the chrome one. Awesome contest! :)

  217. Andrea says:

    Ooh ooh turquoise, definitely! It caught my eye immediately. Then again I am often distracted by pretty objects ;)

  218. Michelle says:

    The orange one – a bright color to brighten my day :)

  219. Diana G. says:

    I would choose the Orange one. :)

  220. Kayla says:

    turquoise!!!

  221. Marty says:

    Oh, and I’d love kitty painting some day! =^..^=

  222. Marty says:

    Oh my oh my! I “heart” the green one!!! I would love, love, love a mini Cuisinart! #1, 2 and 7, same, same, same!

  223. nik says:

    The turquoise is so cheery…it would match my retroboomerang kitchen!
    Love your mini interview…we have many things in common. I have been known to hide my phone under a big thick blanket on occasion, hoping it will hibernate. :)

  224. Jessie says:

    chrome! I recently became vegan and moved into an apartment that I’m trying to stock and this blog has been a lot of fun to read

  225. Stacey says:

    Thanks for the random facts! I like the Chrome one! I do not own a food processor which makes being vegan/raw a lot more work!

  226. Elye says:

    They’re all so cute! And I love your facts – I always wonder if it’s expensive to drink so many smoothies/juices because I really want to, too! Ohhh I also love the white machine :)

  227. sophia says:

    i would love a turquoise one!

  228. Jacquelyn says:

    Tough choice but I’d have to say turquoise! Fun!

  229. Stephanie N says:

    I would love to win the turquoise one!!

  230. Carrie says:

    I like the Chrome one – it would match the rest of my kitchen. :)

  231. Angela says:

    Doesn’t exactly go with my brown and red kitchen, but the turquoise is my favorite!

  232. Kristi says:

    Green — like asparagus, like my envy for owners of VitaMixes.

  233. I want the green one! :)

  234. Pamela says:

    I like the magenta one!

  235. i would love the turquoise and the green they both rock!!

  236. The magenta one is quite exciting!

  237. abbey says:

    awesome!!! green like the earth is my fav:)

  238. Alisa N. says:

    The turquoise is adorable! I’ve been thinking about buying a food processor, actually.I’ve had decent success in most things with my Magic Bullet, but it doesn’t quite know how to chop things….

  239. Karo says:

    i love the magenta!

  240. Chrome! Just because it matches the rest of my appliances. lol My first instinct was Turquoise though ;D

    Good luck, everyone! <3

  241. Vanessa L. says:

    turquoise! i’d give it to my sister – i think she’d love it in her small apartment.

  242. Jeff says:

    Chrome!

  243. Whitney says:

    MAGENTA for the gluten-free vegan!!!!! :)

  244. Meredith says:

    Turquoise – would look great with some pink kitchen accents too :)

  245. My favorite color is turquoise because it matches my teapot.

  246. Keri says:

    I would LOVE the turquoise one. I am in love with turquoise.

    On another note. I like the random facts. It’s good to hear that I’m not the only one who shops thrift stores mainly for clothes.

  247. Kim says:

    all of the colors are great, but i love the orange one!

  248. Anna Lee says:

    I love the pink one!

  249. Deb says:

    I think the chrome is gorgeous! Thanks for hosting!

  250. Faye Weissbaum says:

    I love the magenta color also. I have a 25 yr old cuisinart. It’s losing it’s punch!

  251. Jennifer says:

    If I say all of them can I have all seven?

  252. VL says:

    I love the pink!

  253. WOW, the magenta one is just gorgeous!! I’ve never seen that color!!
    After reading your random facts, I feel like if we lived near each other we’d be fast friends!! I so need a friend who would go thrift and second hand store shopping with me!! Thanks so much for this amazing giveaway!!

  254. Nicole says:

    Love the turquoise. Please and thank you (:

  255. Michelle says:

    The turquoise is beyond adorable!

  256. Billie Zinke says:

    Since everything else in the kitchen is white I would have to go with that. But any color would be AWESOME!

  257. Christy says:

    I love the green! It’s so vibrant.

  258. Carole says:

    Have to love the turquoise!

  259. Cadry says:

    The turquoise one is super cute!

  260. MB says:

    Oooh! I’ve had a mini Chrome one for years and it *just* broke. Perfect timing as I want to replace it, fingers crossed :)

  261. Ben Roberts says:

    I’m a big fan of Chrome. I do like a nice orange appliance (my fetish with foods of such a hue) but Chrome just suits my kitchen. Oh, a good food processor…

  262. Alicia Gifford says:

    Turquoise is quite handsome!

  263. Jack says:

    I’m a fan of the simple white!

  264. lolahippie says:

    turquoise looks best to me!

  265. Dana says:

    My Birthday is on the 8th!! this would be an awesome bday present for my new apartment! I love the orange one best! :)

  266. Luann says:

    Thanks for the giveaway. I would love to have the chrome!

  267. Dale Bedford says:

    They all look so cute, but orange is the accent color in my kitchen.

  268. misschels says:

    Green, pretty pretty please! I need to chop something, stat!

  269. Kristyn D says:

    chrome looks fancy

  270. Autumn says:

    The light pink one would match the other appliances in my kitchen!

  271. Katie says:

    I love the magenta! And I hear you on the phone…straight to vm :-)

  272. Heather says:

    oh, the chrome looks wicked sleek!

  273. Lexi says:

    green would be lovely!

  274. Kathy says:

    Those are the cutest processors and great colors but I’ll stick to plain white since it will best coordinate with my kitchen. My current processor is falling apart and each time I pull it out I think it will be it’s final use.

  275. Liliana says:

    I love the turquoise! So adorable!!!

  276. Critter says:

    That green is stunning. Makes me think of apples and nature and leaves. And what an awesome giveaway.

  277. shannon says:

    Turquoise is normally my go to color, but I think it would clash with my pistachio standing mixer….. so chrome it is!

  278. kittee says:

    omg, but turquoise!!! i didn’t even see that at first. and really i should go with pink, to match my big food processor, my mixer and my hello kitty rice cooker.

    :-/

  279. kittee says:

    i love green! even tho i know i can’t win. :-(

    xo
    kittee

  280. Meghan says:

    I like the green!

  281. Denise says:

    Turquoise — has that retro-fabulous vibe!

  282. Caroline says:

    Normally I’d say chrome, but I’m gonna have to go with green!

  283. Kristina says:

    I love your recipes!!! Just made your cinnamon bundt cake (again!!) this morning.

    And…. Chrome!! :).

    Thank you!!

  284. katherine d. says:

    magenta please

  285. Tamara says:

    Chrome looks awesome!

  286. Lisa says:

    I think the turquoise is very pretty. I have been using my Gramma’s old food processor from the 70’s! My birthday is Sunday and that would be a awesome present:)

  287. Heather says:

    TURQUOISE!
    I fell in love :)

    Heather

  288. Kandy says:

    Call me crazy, but I love the magenta! :)

  289. melissa says:

    Chrome!

  290. Sara says:

    Holy moly, I’ll take that rockin’ orange one!

  291. N says:

    Orange because it’s my daughter’s favorite color and I would so sent this off to boarding school (her choice to go!) next year with her so she can do some food prep for herself in her room.

  292. Katherine D. says:

    I’d bowl over and die if there was a lime green one, but as it stands, I’m loving the turquoise one!

  293. Nat K. says:

    I would Love the turquoise food processor! It’s sooooooooo adorable! Mwah!

  294. I like the ORANGE one. My food processor has gotten so much use, it’s standing only on 3 legs! Carol

  295. Nora says:

    Aw, thanks for the nice contest! I loved your self-interview! Turquoise for the win.

  296. Ashley says:

    I love the turquoise color! It has a very retro feel to it ; )

  297. Jessica says:

    I love love love the magenta!

  298. Mary says:

    I absolutely love the turquoise.
    It sounds like you have a ton of cookbooks, so how many do you have?

  299. Alessandra says:

    ohmygosh! The Turquoise!

  300. Jane Park says:

    I love the turquoise!

  301. Ivonne F says:

    Love the turq!!!

  302. Whoa! Great give away! I really need one too! I would go down on someone for that Orange one! Bad ass!

  303. Tiffany says:

    Thanks for sharing those random facts about yourself. It’s always nice to know a little bit about the people behind the blogs so many of us read and love. :) I can relate to much of what you’ve said–particularly the Martha and cookbook-collecting comments!

    As much as I love the bright colors, I really dig the clean, gleaming look of the chrome mini food processor.

  304. Kaleigh says:

    Turquoise!!

  305. Benjamin Bruce says:

    GREEN. I’m a lean, mean, vegan green machine!

  306. MsMelisaClimbyClimb says:

    Ooh… orange! It’d definitely have a place on my countertop and not in my cabinet!

  307. Cecilia says:

    Orange would be great with my things. While I have you, thank you for so many recipes that are gluten free vegan. Your recipes are wonderful. I have some great vegan cook books, but none are exclusively gluten free. Anyway, thanks.

  308. Cori says:

    Ooooh…am I the first to say it? Magenta!!! It’s so bright and sassy!!

  309. sarah says:

    I would absolutely want the magenta one. I really need a food processor, there have been so many recipes that I have been wanting to try out that I haven’t been able to because they require a food processor. So I would be thrilled if i won this!

  310. Love the magenta…it caught my eyes right away! But the green is such a close second. Cuisinart always makes the best stuff and uses the cutest colors!

  311. Mary says:

    I like the green one!

  312. Elizabeth says:

    Magenta!!! <3

  313. Pam says:

    I love the orange color. !

  314. Rebecca says:

    Oh my goodness! I’ve never seen such cute food processors! I’d definitely have to go for the green! Represents my lifestyle!

  315. Cory Martinez says:

    I love the pink one :)

  316. Allison says:

    Love pink. And I am with you 100% on the phone thing… I much prefer email and texting. I avoid talking on the phone whenever possible… but I work as a receptionist. I guess I just get too much phone time at work :)
    I really need to get into making smoothies, especially green ones. I love most greens but still struggle with “drinking” them, I like my beverages sweet! Maybe when it gets warmer out I will buy a blender and give them a try!

  317. Sarah says:

    The turquoise one is great! I plan on having a red/turquoise kitchen (sort of a 50s diner thing) so it would be perfect :)

  318. Lauren says:

    The turquoise is gorgeous!

  319. Laurel says:

    Funny I bought my niece one for Christmas and never once thought about how handy a Chrome one would be! I’d let you choose but Turquoise would clash with my Mexican tile kitchen. :-) I love your 7 random facts. I love the vintage clothing and I love that you come from a family of 4 as do I. The youngest 8 years younger than the rest of us so she definitely had bunches of Mom time.
    Good luck everybody!

  320. Martine says:

    I love the colors, but alas, chrome is more fitting with my kitchen decor

  321. Jes says:

    We’re starting to sound like the same person! I collect cookbooks but never remember to use them AND Martha Stewart was my childhood hero (and I still love visiting her website to check out recipes, DIY ideas). I also have a ginormous food processor that is great for full batches of soup, but waaay too big for most of the things I use a processor for. Love the chrome color for its clean simplicity!

  322. Maureen says:

    What great colors all of them but I am leaning towards the Turquoise or the Green. I think the Turquoise.

  323. manda says:

    orange or turquoise! they’re all so pretty!

  324. Erika says:

    I love the pink one!

  325. laura says:

    I love the turquoise!

  326. Wendolyn Vermeer says:

    The white one is a classic. :) Go chop go!!!

  327. Tiffany says:

    So many fun colors! I’d love the chrome one!

  328. Brandae says:

    Fun, fun, fun! Turquoise for me, if I’m so lucky. :)

  329. Janie says:

    I love the turquoise. Would be a great addition to my small “attempted” kitchen out of my dorm room!

  330. Sarah C says:

    Chrome! (Though that orange is neat-o, it wouldn’t match my kitchen). I used to have one of these (an off-brand called the handy chopper/mincer chopper – so that’s what I always call these things now). For some odd reason I sold it in a garage sale when I moved and I’ve regretted it ever since!

  331. Vanessa says:

    this was tough, but I had to go with turquoise :: it’s often my go to color – especially with out super rad and retro (and very well loved) orange kitchen wallpaper.

  332. megan says:

    turquoise! (great idea!)

  333. Liza says:

    Turquoise, obviously!

  334. Bitt says:

    Green! I have a big smoothie and salad daily too. I hope you post a vegan white chocolate recipe sometime.

  335. Jessica says:

    Wow great giveaway! I’d pick chrome since I have no idea what color my kitchen in my new apartment will be :)

  336. Annie says:

    Chrome or turquoise. I would love either!

  337. Katrina says:

    I like magenta!

  338. Scott says:

    You ROCK!

  339. I would love to have one of these–it’s the perfect size for my shoebox kitchen. And I’d have to go with green :)

  340. Amy says:

    Chrome, definitely. Looks gorgeous!

  341. matthew says:

    I like the chrome the best!

  342. Stefanie says:

    That chrome may not be as fun as the other colors, but it seems pretty classy and would match my toaster oven :)

  343. Leah says:

    Turquoise! I have blue and silver tiles in my kitchen, and I would feel oh-so-matchy if I had that cute lil guy on my counter!

  344. sara says:

    I’d be all about magenta – so cute! :)

  345. Amber says:

    I love the turquoise. Its the same color as my daughter Piper’s eyes!

  346. karen beth says:

    Love the turquoise! What a nice pop of color!

    msred5 at gmail dot com

  347. Gail says:

    ORANGE! I agree with you…loathe the phone, love the thrift store.

  348. Angie says:

    Tough decision but I think turquoise.

  349. Stephanie says:

    The orange one is awesome.

  350. Ellen says:

    Love the green – so cheery!

  351. Chelsea D. says:

    Such a nice giveaway! So many cute colors, but I think turqoise in the kitchen is a match made in heaven!

  352. Danielle Atkins says:

    green just like my diet!

  353. Mariah says:

    Turquoise! It’s so pretty!

  354. Adrienne says:

    pink pink pink i love pink

  355. Marlee says:

    The turquoise one is precious, not a color you see much of these days.

  356. Lisa says:

    Turqoise!

  357. val s. says:

    i’m pretty drawn to that turquoise one, personally!

  358. Chris says:

    Green! I love the green one.

  359. Cindy says:

    I love the chrome one!

  360. Andrea says:

    I love the magenta one!! What a way to perk up my kitchen!! Great giveaway!!

  361. Jon-Michael says:

    Pink. I hear it’s what real men wear, so I assume it’s what real men cook with as well.

  362. Greta Anderson says:

    My Favorite color is the Turquoise!

  363. Mallory says:

    Those are so cute! I love the orange one.

  364. Taylor says:

    I’m going to go with Magenta. I need some hot pink in my kitchen :) Thanks!

  365. Melinda says:

    I love the turquoise one – so retro. I love that you have salad for breakfast in addition to your green smoothie. I’m going to have to give that a try especially on a day that I have breakfast for dinner :o)

  366. Kate says:

    Magenta! A bright spot of color is what my kitchen would like. Thank you!

  367. megan johns says:

    turquoise!!! such a cute color! can’t wait to make my vegan delicious dishes with it! ooo hope u pick me!! <3

  368. Emily says:

    I’m swooning for the chrome. If I win, I will be one happy cook indeed.

    I’m with you on the phone hate. I have not had any sort of phone for the past month and it’s been the BEST. Yet alas, my work requires me to buy one so eventually such joys will fade.

  369. Michelle Packard says:

    Turquoise

  370. Rick says:

    The turquoise one looks great…

  371. Katrina says:

    O love the pink one since pink is my favorite color… :)

  372. Amy says:

    I like the turquoise one!

  373. Gloria says:

    I love the colors, but I think chrome might be my favorite for matching my kitchen appliances. You and I have VERY similar food tastes … at least certainly as salads go (and every day and for lunch…)

  374. Chrome! It looks all professional-like ;)

    PS – I LURVE white chocolate too! Better than the dark stuff, even!

  375. Sarah says:

    Have to go with turquoise – my favorite color!

  376. Skye says:

    I’m totally in love with the turquoise!

  377. elna clark says:

    I would love to have a little cuisinart. What a thoughtful giveaway. I would LOVE to win.

  378. Debbie Swanson says:

    I am totally in love with that hot magenta color!

  379. ariel says:

    I <3 the turquoise one and mine has nearly died twice now, so it's time for a new one…!!!

  380. Mike Joiner says:

    chrome, pick an old guy trying to eat healthy

  381. Caitlin says:

    hmmm…i choose…magenta!

  382. Moira says:

    I absolutely adore the green one! This is such a generous giveaway!

  383. Heather says:

    Chrome! All my appliances are either chrome or candy apple red (save the vitamix). :)