Smoothie Makers – Our Top Recommendation
Smoothie makers are a health nuts craze that simply hasn’t gone away. They can make meals and delicious drinks with any fruit or vegetable you desire and they can also make soups and dips. One of the most well known brands is the Nutri but there are many others that do just as good a job.
Nutri Ninja with Auto IQ Review – Our Number 1
The Nutri Ninja (VIEW PRICE HERE!) is the latest model from the Nutri brand and it doesn’t disappoint. This blender comes with Auto IQ, a pre-program, which allows you to set it according to the fruit and veg you are blending to ensure maximum extraction of juices. The Nutri Ninja comes with a 1000w motor with the ability to blend ice, nuts and frozen fruit into a completely smooth drink.
Weighing a modest 3.2kg the Nutri Ninja is easy to use and transport and comes with two different cups, a 500ml (producing almost a pint (and a 650ml nearly one and a quarter pints). The Nutri Ninja changes your perception on life and diet; making it easy to be healthy with a 30-recipe book you’ll soon be creating your own smoothie variations.
With advancements in technology the Nutri Ninja blends everything a lot more smoothly than previous Nutri products. The Nutri Ninja can also be used to make delicious sauces, soups and salad dressings.
It’s so easy to use, throw all your ingredients into one of the containers, click the cup into place and blend. You needn’t change the cup when your smoothie is done, twist it off and away you go saving time and cleaning. The cups are BPA free.
The Ninja is simply designed, and at only 37cm high it’s compact and strong. It comes with suction pads what firmly hold the ninja in place on your surface. Cleaning after use is simple enough, detach the blade lid and rinse under cold water. If you are feeling particularly lazy you can also put the blades in the dishwasher.
The Ninja is a little noisy to use, so if you plan on having an early smoothie, maybe consider making it the night before.
- 1000w motor
- Ice crushing facility
- Nutrient and vitamin extractor
- Auto IQ technology
- Light weight 3.2 kg
- BPA free plastic
- 3 blend programs: blend, ultra blend and pulse
The Nutri Ninja is a fantastic juicer and can handle anything you throw in it. It comes with an Auto IQ button, which can be programmed to properly blend fruits and vegetables as well as ice and nuts. The Ninja comes with 3 blend settings: blend, ultra blend and pulse giving you total control on the consistency of the smoothie.
Features: 1000w motor – 3 blend programs – BPA free – Auto IQ Technology
Price: High end
Nutri Pro 1500 / Salter Pro 1500 Review – Number 2
The Salter Pro Blender is a fantastic option if you are after a healthy smoothie in the morning and a cheeky cocktail in the evening. Smoothies are a great way to feed the body quickly the nutrients and vitamins you desperately need. With a 2 litre jug you’ll most definitely have trouble filling it, making it perfect for a family. The Salter comes with a 1500w motor with 2 speed programs.
Its faster and stronger than a normal blender with blades rotating at 25, 000 rpm blending even the skins, seeds and stems to ensure you don’t miss out on any of the nutrients.
The Saltro Pro is even great for grinding coffee beans, rice grains for flour as well as soups and sauces. The Salter Pro comes with a great recipe book. The special extraction blade has the capacity to fully extract the vitamins and nutrients from your fruit and vegetables.
It’s relatively easy to clean, the blade is built into the lid so actually the best way to clean it is to put a small amount of cold water into the blender and turn it on.
- 1500w motor
- Steel extractor blades to abstract nutrients and vitamins
- Easy to make smoothies, soups, juices or even cocktails
- 2 litre jug
- Great for slicing through frozen fruit
The Salter Pro is a fantastic family choice blender as it comes with a 2L jug and it’s easy to use to make milkshakes, smoothies, soups and sauces. The Salter is great to clean, being dishwasher friendly.
Features: 1500w motor – extraction blades to blend through seeds and nuts – easy to clean – 2 litre jug
Price: High end
NutriBullet Review – Number 3
The NutriBullet was a ground-breaker in smoothie technology when it was first released and rightly so. What made it so different to the other smoothie makers is the 600 watt motor that it came fitted with. Teamed with the turbo extractor blades, the Nutri-bullet can blast through anything: seeds, nuts, frozen fruit and hard vegetable.
The Bullet totally breaks down all ingredients into a smooth, chunk free drink. The blades fit into the cups, which means you can blend and drink from the same cup, making it easier and less to clean. The Nutri cups are dishwasher safe and the blades are easily washed with soap and water.
The Nutri bullet uses nutrient extraction as opposed to blending. The cell walls of fruit and vegetables are broken down by nutrient extraction, which release vital nutrients and vitamins ensuring that you get the most out of fruit and vegetables you are blend.
This set comes with 2 blades, 2 cups, 2 ids and a pocket nutritional guide. It will into even the smallest of kitchens only measuring 14 inches high and weighing 3.6kg.
- Nutrient extraction technology
- 600 watt motor
- Extract and drink from same cup
- Easy to clean and Dishwasher safe
- Strong blades for frozen fruit and nuts
Features: 600 watt motor – extract and drink same cup – easy to clean – dishwasher safe
As expected, the Nutri Ninja is the clear winner amongst these three. It slices through anything you throw at it producing a smooth, delicious treat. You can blend your fruits and vegetables at high speed and still reap the benefits of the nutrients and vitamins found within. It can easily handle frozen fruit and vegetables, as well as hard vegetables thanks to its powerful motor.