The smoothie blender as ubiquitous in the American kitchen as the microwave. Once blenders were relegated to a counter corner, primarily being used for milk shakes and the occasional bowl of crushed ice for cocktails. But now that people realize they can be used to prepare much healthier fare, they’ve taken on a whole new life. They’ve become more high-tech and feature-laden. But that doesn’t mean choosing the right smoothie blender has to be as complicated or expensive as choosing a new car. Amazon offers 10 top models from 10 different manufacturers, all for under $50.00.
This compact, streamlined unit operates with minimum fuss and mess. The powerful motor allows you to turn whole fruits and vegetables into delicious and healthy smoothies in no time. Since the blending blade attaches directly to the blending cup, all you have to do is flip the cup over and it doubles as a storage cup with the solid ring or drinking cup with the lip ring. That’s a lot of versatility for such a low price.
This 17-piece unit with a 300-watt motor packs a powerful punch with a lot of user options. It comes with 4 spill-proof 16 ounce cups with foam grips, so if you’re on the go the smoothie is more likely stay in the cup and less likely to get on you. It’s operated by a one-touch pulse switch and has a safety lock system. Cleanup is quick and easy. And the all-black unit looks super-cool in any kitchen.
With 700 power watts, 45 blending watts, and a Crush Pro 4 Blade, this unit is a precise and powerful pulverizing machine. Add to that the durability of all metal drive and the flexibility of 10-speeds and you’re ready to take on any blending task. Ice is crushed in seconds. Smoothies are chunk free. With the 6-Cup BPA Free Plastic Jar and separate Blend and Go Cup, you could whip up smoothies for a crowd or a personal one just for yourself.
Sleek and slim, this is the perfect smoothy blender for the active person on the go. Two 20 oz. BPA free plastic blending jars make it easy to whip up smoothies and hit the road. Operation couldn’t be easier. Pressing the on-off button is all it takes. There is nothing else to set or adjust so you can focus on getting on with your active life. Your only decision is what color to buy. White, red, grey or navy?
Gourmia GPB250G BlendMate Smoothie Plus Personal Blender With Travel Sport Bottle and dual Acton Blade
Elegant and compact, this blender packs a lot of functionality in its minimalist design. It has one-button operation that includes a touch pulse feature for when you want a bit more control over texture. The intuitive BlendMate design allows smoothies to be blended and taken to go in the sleek BPA free 20 oz travel sport bottle with a sealable lid. Available in two eye-catching colors – purple and green.
This unit is flip, literally, as the 400 Watt Power Pod with quad blade technology sits on top of either a 48-ounce master prep pitcher or 16-ounce master prep bowl. Both containers have an anti-spill splashguard, easy-flip pour spout, and no slip base. A one-touch pulsing button gives you complete control over the blending process so you can make that perfect smoothy every time. This machine packs so much power you can even crush ice and make a frozen smoothy with ease.
This versatile blender is great for the smoothy-lover on the go. Two interchangeable stainless steel blades, flat and cross, give you various blending options. One button simplifies operation, and the high speed mixing system gives results in 30 seconds or less. Four different color Smart Blending 0.6 Liter Cups and a matching cover and tasting lid for each give you a set of both mixing jars and travel mugs.
This small, compact unit is aptly named, as it is almost as fast as a speeding bullet. All it takes is 10 quick seconds or less to make yourself a cool, refreshing smoothie. And it couldn’t be easier. You don’t even have to hit a button. All you have to do is put one of the cups on the High-Torque Power Base and press. This blender includes 3 containers with lids and a 10-second recipe book.
This unit looks like a traditional blender but performs like a high-tech marvel with a 700 watt peak power motor, patented Ice Sabre blades, and patented Wave Action system that eliminates any need to stop and stir the ingredients. Thanks to the Auto Smoothie function, it makes the perfect smoothy every time. This 45-second smart blending cycle is programmed to deliver the correct pulses and speed needed and then shuts off automatically when done. What could be easier?
Smooth and sleek, this compact powerhouse with a 300 watt motor is perfect for the smoothie-lover on the go. Two 20 oz and two 14 oz BPA-free bottles with spill-proof lids and carry handles make it a commuter’s smoothy dream machine. The bottle even fit in a car cupholder! And the stainless steel/black body will look great in your kitchen.
Staying on top of your health and nutrition should be smooth and easy. And with a low-cost smoothie maker in your kitchen, it’s just that.