Is there a better trick to keep the goods in and not strain? I've been using the magic bullet but the vitamix or blendtec would be better for this right???
You have the answer, best investment is in a Vita-Mix blender. I blend in everything. Skins, some orange skin at times. The Vita Mix blends every thing smooth. Thus allowing you to keep all of the vitamins and nutrients in. Anytime you strain you are removing at least some of the nutritional benefits. A big expense, but, eye opening after you use one. Beyond juicing, I have taken popped popcorn and blended it in the Vita-Mix, to make a a breading or coating that I use on seafood items. Same thing with Pretsels.
I use frozen kale and a kitchen aid blender on liquefy for at least a full minute. This seems to do the trick! Good luck.
I love my Vita-Mix. Totally agree with Chef Tyler.
Try blending the more solid items first, with enough liquid to facilitate blending. Then add the rest of your ingredients, and blend long enough to make your smoothie smooth. I'll lend another vote for the Kitchen Aid blender. My choice is the chew up the solids -- even with a totally smooth drink, a little bit of enzymes generated by chewing improve your absorption.