When you lead a busy life (and who doesn’t?) getting in necessary nutrients can be a challenge. Smoothies are an excellent option for a quick, well-rounded meal that provides a variety of minerals, vitamins and other essentials to your health. Additionally, there are a multitude of smoothie recipes available to help you in your efforts to slim down and eat right.
A full countertop blender system that also offers the convenience of a single serving blender container for your on-the-go lifestyle, the Ninja Kitchen System Pulse is an inexpensive option ($78.55) that has 700 watts of power. Additionally, this system takes on other kitchen tasks such as juicing whole fruits or kneading dough. Trying this Yogurt Orange Smoothie recipe with the Ninja Kitchen System Pulse—you can make fresh squeezed orange juice and a blend your smoothie using the same appliance.
Expertly designed to evenly blend all of your ingredients, whether they naturally float or sink, Breville’s top-of-the-line blender is a worthwhile investment ($199) for smoothie aficionados with its heavy duty motor (750 watts) and unique blade design. This blender has it all, from a wide range of functionality to an LCD timer to make sure your blending as long as necessary. Put the Breville blender to the test by whipping up a Popeye Smoothie made with almonds, honey, peanut butter, spinach, strawberries and bananas.
Not only does this blender from KitchenAid ($149.99) have lasting quality and a range of uses, but it also comes in almost every color imaginable for those smoothie makers that like to perfectly match their kitchen decor. As with most KitchenAid products, this blender is of excellent quality and easy to use. Put the Diamond Blender to the test with this Green Morning Smoothie. The blend of whole oats, peaches, spinach, bananas and honey will kick start your day.
For under $25, you can get this highly-rated blender from trusted company Hamilton Beach. The varying functions of this blender make it ideal for traditional blended recipes (smoothies and frozen adult beverage) as well as whipping up more unique dishes such as your own salsas. A great recipe for this blender is the Dr. Oz Energy Boosting Smoothie, for those Monday mornings when coffee just isn’t enough.
If you need a blender just for smoothies, you won’t find a better appliance than this one from Hamilton Beach. Claiming to have a lifetime of 8,000 frozen drinks due its durable motor, you could make one smoothie a day for nearly 22 years with the Smoothie Smart Blender. Take your Smoothie Smart for a test run with the Sneaky Spinach Smoothie.
Supplementing a nutrient-packed smoothie for one meal a day is an excellent way to supply your body with what it needs while taking in some hearty and delicious goodness. See what you can whip up with one of these incredible blenders.