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I am trying to decide between a Ninja, Kitchenaid Diamond, Nutribullet, Breville Hemisphere, or something else? I want the best one for ice, hummus, and sofrito. Please help!
I don't want to spend more than about $150, but I'm willing to spend a bit to get something that will do what I want and not need replacing. Vitamix is out of my price range.
What I want to do:
I have watched so many YouTube reviews and read so many product comparisons today that my head is spinning. I asked a similar question on Amazon, and got answers like, "I made a yummy smoothie with bananas and milk!". This is not what I asked at all.
What do the real people here think I should buy?
Thank you so much in advance!
By Weavre Cooper from (northeast region), PA
I can tell you from personal experience, I have used multiple blenders and "processors". The best bang for your buck is getting the Ninja Mega Kitchen system (1500 watt). It includes the blender, food processor with 2 bowls (small can fit in large), 2 bullet type 16oz containers with blades and lids to drink, a dough blade for lighter mixing.
Do you have a Ninja? What do you think of it and what do you use it for? I don't like my blender and I'm considering buying the Ninja. I don't do a lot of baking, mostly smoothies and chopping foods. The blender does not do a very good job of chopping nor does it do a good job when putting ice cubes in for a smoothie. Any suggestions?
By Betty from Lubbock, TX
Be very careful with them. I sliced my finger very bad (11 stitches) with their blades. I prefer my immersion stick blender to anything else I use.
Smoothies are a wonderful breakfast alternative but some blenders cannot handle the ingredients and ice and will get jammed. This page has advice about what is the best blender for making smoothies.