7 Best Single Serve Personal Blenders for Smoothies on the Go

Best single serve personal blenders

Reviews of seven of the best single-serving personal blenders, based on performance, size, manufacturer, accessories, price, and more.

Single-serve blenders are the perfect solution for those that want to prepare easy smoothies on the go and don’t want to invest in a larger, more expensive blender with too many unnecessary features.

These compact-sized personal blenders are designed with convenience in mind, so you can quickly prepare a filling drink without too much effort.

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7 Best High End Blenders (Powerful and Versatile Machines)

Best high end blenders (powerful and versatile machines)

Reviews of 7 of the best high-end blenders available today. Powerful blenders that can create creamy smoothies, nut butters, jams, and soups with ease.

Blenders have become common household kitchen essentials in recent times, as blending fruits and vegetables is an easy and simple way to consume essential nutrients without having to spend hours in the kitchen.

This article looks into the best high-end blenders available on the market today, considering horsepower, brand, consumer reviews, container size, price, and more. Professional and powerful blenders that can turn all kinds of foods into creamy smoothies and delicious soups.

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Types of Juicers Explained (Complete Guide)

Types of juicers

Whether you’re a juicing veteran or completely new to juicing, buying the right juicer for your needs can be quite challenging with so many different types of juicers available.

Centrifugal vs cold press, slow vs fast juicing, masticating vs triturating, the world of juicing is more complicated than you might think.

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3 Best Triturating Juicers (2023 Buying Guide)

Best triturating juicers (twin gear)

Reviews of three of the best triturating juicers, also known as twin gear or double auger juicers, based on performance, features, and price.

Triturating juicers are generally the most expensive type of juicer on the market. They are similar to masticating juicers, but the key difference is that a triturating juicer comes with two gears (or augers), resulting in the best quality juice with minimal oxygen added.

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7 Best Manual Citrus Juicers (2023 Buying Guide)

Best manual citrus juicers

Reviews of seven of the best manual citrus juicers on the market, from basic handheld lemon squeezers to advanced orange press juicers.

A manual citrus juicer is a good solution if you’re looking to create quick fresh juices from citrus fruits such as oranges, limes, and lemons. But there are a lot of options available when it comes to manual citrus juicers.

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7 Best Centrifugal Juicers (2023 Buying Guide)

Best centrifugal juicers

Reviews of seven of the best centrifugal juicers on the market, based on power, juicing speed, juice quality, noise levels, price, and more.

If you want to juice fruits and vegetables fast, a centrifugal juicer is your best option. And for the best quality juice, you’ll need a centrifugal-style model with multiple speed settings and premium features to make it more versatile.

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How to Clean Your Vitamix Container (Quick Guide)

How to clean a Vitamix container

Have you had a Vitamix blender for a while now and you start seeing that cloudy film in your container that just won’t go away?

Or perhaps you have only recently bought a Vitamix blender and you want to make sure the container stays clean?

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The Stroopwafel Iron Explained (How to Make Tasty Stroopwafels)

Stroopwafel iron explained

This article about stroopwafel irons carries a bit of nostalgia for me. As a child, with my Dutch heritage, I was lucky enough to be treated to stroopwafels (stroop waffles, or thin waffles) quite often.

And today, I still happily make my very own stroopwafels at home because they are just so irresistibly delicious. Perhaps not very healthy, but it’s okay to indulge sometimes, right?

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What Is a Food Dehydrator and How Best to Use It?

What is a food dehydrator and how to use It

A food dehydrator can be a very useful and versatile kitchen appliance. But what exactly is it, and how can we best use one?

Food dehydrators may not be the most common appliance in people’s homes, but they can quickly become one’s best friend in the kitchen.

They are also very popular with people on a raw food diet because a food dehydrator can produce deliciously warm, crunchy snacks while still being raw.

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12 Smart and Innovative Kitchen Tools and Gadgets

Smart and innovative kitchen tools and gadgets

A list with 12 smart and innovative kitchen tools and gadgets, designed to make cooking and other food preparation tasks easier, way more fun, and much more time efficient.

Sometimes I come across a smart kitchen tool that turns out to be a real gem. A little gadget that actually serves a purpose and makes my time spent in the kitchen just that little bit easier.

In this article, we’ll simmer down the best of the best, serving up a menu of ingenious kitchen companions that blend style, function, and fun.

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Masticating vs Centrifugal Juicers (A Detailed Comparison)

Masticating vs centrifugal juicer

One would think that buying a juicer is as simple and easy as looking at prices and reading reviews, but the world of juicers is a bit more complicated than that.

Masticating juicers and centrifugal juicers are the two most popular types available. They both function very differently with varying performance results.

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Review of the Breville 800JEXL Juice Fountain Elite

Breville 800JEXL Juice Fountain Elite review

My review of the Breville 800JEXL Juice Fountain Elite, a versatile juicer that makes the process of juicing and cleaning up a breeze.

Some of you will know that I’m a bit of a blender nerd and a juice head. As a treat, I bought myself a Breville 800JEXL Juice Fountain Elite last year, and now it’s time to give you the goods on this juicer.

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Vitamix Containers Explained (Which Jar Is Best for You?)

Vitamix containers explained (which jar is best for you)

This Vitamix container guide explores the different types of jars available so you can choose the most suitable one for your blending needs.

Vitamix containers come in different sizes and styles, so how do you decide which one is right for you? If choosing a blender isn’t challenging enough, picking the right jar, large or small, can also be quite confusing.

They range in size from 32 oz to 64 oz. And then there are also dry and wet containers, not to mention low-profile and classic Vitamix containers.

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3 Best Blender and Food Processor Combo (2023 Buying Guide)

Best blender food processor combo

Reviews of three of the best blender food processor combo products available, based on performance, features, capacity, price, and more.

A blender food processor combo is a great kitchen appliance for those seeking to save space in the kitchen while still being able to enjoy the benefits of having a blender as well as a food processor.

But combining a blender and food processor is not always the best choice. Ultimately this depends on what you plan to do with it, but also what you’re NOT going to do with it.

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7 Best Blenders for Making Green Smoothies (2024 Guide)

Best blenders for green smoothies

Reviews of seven of the best green smoothie blenders, based on features, price, manufacturer, performance, versatility, and more.

Using a blender regularly is the perfect way to get your whole fruits and vegetables in, simply by consuming delicious smoothies. I have been making and drinking smoothies consistently for many years, using various types of blenders in different price categories.

Looking to purchase an affordable blender but not sure which one to choose? In this article, I will share my seven favorite green smoothie blenders in different price categories. All of these products have been tried and tested by me, and I can vouch for them.

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Review of the Vitamix Ascent A3500 Blender

Vitamix Ascent A3500 blender review

I’ve had the Vitamix A3500 Ascent Series for a little over a year now, and I think it’s time I shared my thoughts on this blender with you.

It should be no surprise to anyone on this blog that I love blending, and my standard for blenders is set pretty high. I’ve had my trusty classic 5200 for many years, using it nearly every day, so it was a tough decision to upgrade to the A3500.

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Review of the Vitamix Ascent A2300 Blender

Vitamix Ascent A2300 blender review

The Vitamix Ascent A2300 is a powerful and versatile blender in the popular Ascent series. It is, in fact, the entry model in that series, but don’t let that fool you.

The Ascent A2300 is the perfect choice for those looking for a good quality Vitamix blender that not only performs well but is also reasonably affordable.

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The Pulse Button on a Blender Explained

Blender pulse button function

You may have come across the word pulse in a recipe or in an instructions guidebook for a blender or food processor.

While it’s a completely legitimate word, many don’t know what a pulse button is or how to use it. In all honesty, I wasn’t quite sure what it meant either before I became a smoothie fanatic several years ago.

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Review of the Blendtec Designer 625 Blender

Blendtec Designer 625 blender review

The Blendtec Designer 625 is a powerful and stylish blender that everyone can use for their blending and also cooking recipes.

Fortunately, I was able to get my hands on one of these a while ago, and I have been able to experience its excellent features firsthand.

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Blending vs Juicing (Smoothies or Juices?)

Blending vs juicing

Blending or juicing, it’s a never-ending debate, and rightly so! I actually enjoy doing both, as I can see the pros and cons of smoothies and juices.

With the help of this guide, you will hopefully be able to decide whether you should invest in a blender or a juicer and figure out which is more likely to give you the biggest nutritional bang for your buck!

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