So maybe you are looking at smoothie makers because you want to change your diet and go down the healthy route, well little fact for you 1 smoothie counts as one of your five a day. So opting for a smoothie maker over a juicer is a healthier option, smoothies are delicious so I have sifted through the best smoothie makers you can get to make your decision a little easier.
Best Budget Blender: Breville Blend Active Personal
Available in a variety of bold colours, this sporty looking blender is great value for money if you are on a tight budget, it comes with two 600ml plastic bottles that will attach directly to the base. You are going to need to blend for a little bit longer than some of its bigger rivals since the motor is only 300 watts, but its small size is ideal for kitchen worktops that may be a little bit crowded.
Quietest powerful blender: Sage by Heston Blumenthal The Boss To Go Blender.
Now this number is the bees knees in smoothie makers, the 1,000 watt motor absolutely demolishes fruit and veg, including tough leaves such as kale and spinach and the motor is surprisingly quiet even though its powerful, also comes with stainless steel components, the cups, lids and blade can all be thrown into the dishwasher and also comes with a recipe book in case you run out of ideas.
Best Value Blender: Salter Nutri Pro 1000
This bullet style blender is large and is also fitted with a 1,000 watt motor and while it is a little bit on the loud side its amazing at cutting through fruit and veg. It comes with three blending receptacles and a nice little recipe book to make your way through.
Best Multi Tasker Blender: Nutri Ninja Complete Kitchen System
Apart from smoothies, the nutri ninja can chop, slice, shred veg, knead dough, and blend soups its auto programme lets you pour all your ingreinients into a cup press a button stand back and let it work its magic. It has a very impressive 1,500 watt motor that offers an array of blending functions, it is a loud product but deals with even the tough tasks in a matter of seconds.
Best Compact Blender: Philips Daily Collection Mini Blender
This blender is powerful enough to chop through fruit, vegetables, nuts, coffee, herbs with ease and its compact design won’t take up a lot of room on your worktop. You can put all the parts in the dishwasher for an easy clean. You will have to blend your ingredients together in the jug before pouring your smoothie in one of the drinking vessels provided.