Chia seeds are derived from a species of flowering plant that belongs to the mint family Lamiaceae. When added to the food or a green smoothie, they bring to the fore a number of health benefits as comprehensively outlined below. 1. Helps Combat Diabetes According to research, Chia seeds can potentially treat type-2 diabetes primarily due to their ability to slow down digestion. The gelatinous coating of the seeds can […]
Best Smoothie Makers 2015 | Honest & Complete Smoothie Blender Reviews
Making Your Own Smoothies Can Be A Great Start To A Healthier Life!
Our modern society has moved away from healthy and nutritious meals in exchange for cheap, fast and convenient fast food. Unfortunately that results in anything from increasing waist lines to vitamin deficiencies. Beauty about smoothies is they are incredibly quick to make, and you have full control over the ingredients.
You could have a completely different smoothie every single day of the week. Maybe you’re feeling a banana, blueberry and spinach smoothie one day and maybe a traditional strawberry and banana smoothie the next. You are able to tailor the ingredients for the benefits you seek. Maybe its flu season and you want to start boosting your immune system or you just need a little extra energy. Making your own smoothies at home might just be the easiest get healthy plan to keep, try it out! Let us help you select the best smoothie maker so you can start your journey!
Our Favorite Smoothie Blenders
Selecting that perfect blender can often be a real chore. There are hundreds of different types of blenders that all scream about being number one. I’ve tested majority of the smoothie makers on the market and have picked my favorites. I will be reviewing the following smoothie blenders and get you familiar with them, to help you make the final decision of which one would suit your household.
There is absolutely no doubt that Vitamix is the king of blenders. If you want the best smoothie maker on the market in 2015 look no further and get yourself one of these bad boys. The brand is trusted by all chefs because unlike majority of brands, Vitamix prides itself in making product that caters to the professionals. They take a lot of feedback to make their products stand out from the rest.
The reason Vitamix really shines for smoothie making is the ability to create incredible smooth consistency out of your choice of ingredients. You could actually taste the difference in smoothies made by Vitamix vs a competitor even if identical ingredients and exactly same blend times are used. Click through to read more information about this Vitamix blender and why it is my all-time favorite.
Blendtec have been in fierce competition with Vitamix for years. Unfortunately Blendtec has been unable to catch up to its bigger brother. You can expect to save about $100-150 by choosing to go with a Blendtec model over Vitamix. Even though it doesn’t get our #1 rank, it is still a really great blender for those who seek extremely high quality product and try to save some money.
Blendtec also has a Youtube show “Will it Blend” in which they put various objects into their blender such as phones, marbles and a whole assortment of weird objects. You should really check out their channel and see just how powerful this blender is. Read my review and see why Blendtec clearly deserves to be on this list.
Waring MX1000R Professional 91/100
This smoothie maker is one serious machine. Very heavy duty base that has just two switches on it. One for pulse and other for low and high motor speed. One warning though, this blender is merciless when it comes to blending ice cubes into snow consistency but it is extremely loud. Frozen fruits get pulverized in seconds to the point where if you put some strawberries in it, you will have problems trying to find the seeds.
Cuisinart is known for creating good and affordable kitchen appliances. The Cuisinart CBT-1000 is their way of staying relevant in the blender market. A competitively priced, well powered and offering a great 3 year warranty, the Cuisinart CBT-1000 is a good appliance for those looking to spend under $200 for a smoothie maker.
Ninja NJ600 85/100
Ninja NJ600 looks like a blender that should be in the $200-300 range. You’d be surprised what this smoothie maker ACTUALLY costs. My favorite feature is the fact that it comes with a larger than usual 72 ounce jar. Read my whole review to see what has impressed me about this Ninja blender the most.
Ninja Master Prep (QB900B) 83/100
This blender has an average 4.5 rating from over 5,400 reviews on Amazon.com – but how could a blender that only costs about $35 be so highly voted? What makes some people get rid of their higher end blenders for this one? I had to find out, and after 2 years of use I completely agree with the other reviewers on why the Ninja Master Prep can easily be the best smoothie blender for under $50. Want to see my experiences and opinions while using the QB900B? Click though and read my entire review.
Best Personal Smoothie Blender
Cuisinart CPB-300 SmartPower 95/100
The CPB-300 really shines as a portable and efficient smoothie blender. Its great for those who want to make personal sized smoothies. I can tell you we’ve had really great feedback from those who have purchased the CPB-300. And we’re not really surprised even according to Consumer Reports this is one of the best smoothie makers for under $100.
Magic Bullet NutriBullet Pro 900 Series 93/100
This little powerhouse of a smoothie maker comes from a well known and reputable company. You have likely seen the commercials and should be fairly familiar with the NutriBullet brand.
The NutriBullet offers all the features one looks for in a personal smoothie blender and delivers it at an exceptional price. It costs about $30 more than the Cuisinart CPB-300, for which it loses a few points since both are really close in terms of features and usability. Interested in why so many people are talking about the NutriBullet? Read our entire review and see for yourself.
With a smoothie blender in your kitchen, you can get all important nutrients from fruits and vegetables. With many native fruits and vegetables available in many parts of the world, you will enjoy many food varieties. Furthermore, with a blender in your kitchen you will lose almost nothing from a fruit or a vegetable. The following are some benefits of having a blender in your kitchen. Blending is Fast Having a […]
Pounded flax seed brings to the fore a sugary and nutty taste to just about any smoothie. In addition, the seeds come with a myriad of health benefits that not only lower the risks of contracting diseases, but also improve your general physical condition. Here are the benefits that come with drinking a flax seed smoothie on a regular basis. 1. Prevention of Cancer Recent studies have indicated that flax […]