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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?

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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