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Blenders: Why They Are 2016’s Hottest Appliance

When it comes to kitchen appliances, we are all spoiled with choice. From freezers to microwaves, they help us cook, prepare and store our favorite food and beverages. But one appliance, in particular, is seeing a huge rise in popularity — the blender.

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To some, a blender might not seem like the most obvious appliance every kitchen needs to have. They are often an item that people own but keep hidden away in a cupboard. This is because a lot of the time they don’t know what benefits can come from using one. It can help you eat well, try new ingredients and get more creative with your meals. If you’re still unsure, here are some other things that a blender can bring to your life.

Countless Food Preparation Options

Many people think that you can only make smoothies with a blender. But this is entirely untrue. While smoothies are popular snacks (and sometimes meals) created in a blender, there are so many other things it can make too. You can create pancake batter, make homemade soups and even create your own ice-cream. The great thing about using a blender is that you have the freedom to choose what is included and what isn’t. You can leave out ingredients with high fat and salt content and swap them for healthier alternatives. This makes the blender an ideal appliance for those who want to start a healthy lifestyle or diet regime. Search for blender recipes online to see just how many options you have.


More Flexibility

Whether it’s at home or work, we all lead busy lives. This can make it difficult to find the time to prepare healthy, well-portioned meals and snacks. Convenience and processed food that can be cooked quickly is often the only option. However, a blender can provide you with speed and flexibility. You can place your ingredients into the blender and in no time they can be transformed into soups or smoothies. You can then place these items into a portable cup, which allows you to consume your blended creations on the go. You can also use your blender when you have more time to create meals and snacks too. With this much flexibility, it’s no wonder so many people are using them.


Blenders Are Easy to Use

As blenders have become more popular over the years, their manufacturers have improved their design. Unlike ones you may have used in the past, blenders are now sleek, fast and easy to clean and use. You can also personalize them to your requirement with different attachments and fixtures. They also come in an array of sizes so they can fit seamlessly into your kitchen and suit it’s style perfectly. Just remember that blenders do vary in price and quality. So it’s always best to read reviews to gain further insight before parting with your money. Take a look at this 6500 Vitamix to get you started.


It should now be pretty obvious why blenders have become so popular. Whether you want to make healthy eating more doable or just want to try something new, a blender is the perfect appliance for you.


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About the author

Carma Spence has been experimenting in the kitchen since she was four years old and loves trying out new recipe ideas. She is the author of Bonkers for Bundt Cakes and Your Perfect Pie, as well as author and contributor to several more non-food-related books. With Carma's Cookery, she is taking her passion for empowering people and blending it with her passion for cooking, gift-giving and entertaining.