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Which Blender is Right For You?

We’ve reviewed dozens of blenders of varying styles, designs, prices, and purposes. So which one is right for you?
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Published Jan. 15, 2021.

Best Blender Overall

ATK Recommends

Vitamix 5200

 

Price (approx): $449

 

Best For: Everything! Heavy-duty blending, smoothies, frozen drinks, milkshakes, raw foods, nuts, grains, and more.

Midpriced Blender

ATK Recommends

Breville Fresh & Furious

 

Price (approx): $200

 

Best For: Smoothies, dips, mayonnaise, frozen drinks, milkshakes, nut butters. A serious blender at a moderate price.

Blender Less Than $100

ATK Recommends

NutriBullet Full Size Blender

 

Price (approx): $80

 

Best For: Smoothies, frozen drinks, milkshakes, nut butters, dips; low speed is too fast to emulsify mayonnaise.

Personal Blender

ATK Recommends

Ninja Nutri Ninja Pro

 

Price (approx): $60

 

Best For: Single servings of smoothies, milkshakes, salad dressings. Small batches right in a travel cup.

Portable Blender

ATK Recommends

PopBabies Personal Portable Blender

 

Price (approx): $37

 

Best For: Single servings of smoothies and protein drinks, on the go. Small, battery-powered blender.

Immersion Blender

ATK Recommends

Braun Multiquick 5 Hand Blender

 

Price (approx): $60

 

Best For: Pureeing soups right in the cooking pot, mixing salad dressings, whipping cream.

Now get your blend on!

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