There are a lot of machines out there for creating fruit smoothies. As you’ll find – not all are built equally. The good old you get “what you pay for” usually applies. In this review well cover why this is the case and what you need to be on the lookout for when selecting your next or possibly first blender.
When to choose a cheap fruit blender
Firstly, as mentioned above – cost is the biggest factor. A cheaper made blender more often than not contain parts made from cheap plastic that wear down over time, causing you to buy another – only having to repeat the process. The cheaper models such as the Magic Bullet and Bella’s Rocket Pro are good examples. They might be a good fit for you if you are not sure if making green smoothies is an option for you – or are looking to get your feet wet before making a bigger investment. They are also a good option if you’ll be bringing the machine out when the kids come over or for the occasional snack / desert.
So, the million-dollar question is “can I use a blender instead of a food processor?” The short answer is sadly no. Although both machines look similar in nature and seem to function the same, the are quite different.
While they can perform similar functions, ultimately, you need the right tool for the job your undertaking. Below ill provide you with a basic understanding of how each machine operates and what’s its best used for.
To start, the biggest difference when it comes to the blender is the speed at which the blades turn. Your average blender operates at just over 20,000 rpm while your average food processor operates at 2,000 rpm. This makes the machine perfect for turning any ingredients into a fine powder or drinkable liquid[...]
Green Superfood powders are an excellent way to boost the nutritional value of your morning smoothie. Superfood powders may not taste very nice, but when added to your favourite smoothie, can become quite palatable.
The amount of nutritional value you get from a green smoothie is great, providing you add in the correct amounts of fruits and vegetables. Adding in a supplement such as Macro Greens will amplify the goodness your body will receive.
It’s a good combination over all as the fibre from the green smoothie will keep you feeling fuller for longer with the added nutritional value of the fruits and vegetables with the 70 plus serving you will receive through the superfood powder[...]