A purchaser has a number of options when they are shopping for one of these wonderful ways to get the daily suggested servings of fruit and vegetables in a delicious drink. A smoothie blender has different power settings, blending options and container sizes. Finding the right blender will make preparing these nutritious and refreshing treats so fun and easy the buyer will want to do it all the time.
These are used to crush ice and chop up fruit to make a smooth and cool drink. The power of the motor will affects the amount of ice and fruit that can be processed at one time. The power options range from 350 Watts to 525 Watts. The larger ones will blend a larger quantity faster; for a person preparing one or two glasses of drink at a time, the smaller size performs well.
Different speed settings are available; these control the rotation of the blades. Most people only use a few settings on this appliance. There are appliances that offer a choice of two speeds, five speeds and even 10 speeds for the perfectionist.
The liquid container holds the ice, fruit and anything else to be blended. There is a size of container available for anyone and for any purpose; from a person that prepares only a single serving fruit drink to a person who is preparing drinks for a party. The choices range from 24 ounces to 58 ounces, with the most common size being the 40 to 48 ounces.
Fruit smoothies are wonderful blend of fruit and ice. The best fruit to use is fresh, ripe fruit. To improve the consistency of the drink, the fruit should be frozen. Frozen fruit makes the texture thicker, smoother and tastier. Other ingredients can be added to improve the nutritional value of this delicious drink; vegetables, yogurt, milk and protein powder are some of the most common choices in smoothie recipes.