Nutribullet: What’s all the fuss about?

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I bought my Nutribullet during the time of the mad rush when all the main retailers were sold out, it was a crazy fiasco, but I’m sure that’s all calmed down now.

Like most people, I was drawn in by the strong advertising campaign, promoting a healthier/more nutritious lifestyle.

I have no regrets. It’s a fabulous kitchen gadget and well worth investing in.

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A few selling points for me:

  • It looks nice (stylish/smooth/not bulky and mechanical)
  • It takes up very little space (I leave it on the kitchen counter all the time)
  • It juices, blends and grinds in record time
  • It’s very easy to use
  • It’s very very easy to rinse clean
  • The jugs are dishwasher safe
  • It’s handy when cooking and you want to ‘blast’ something quickly in a small jug (not a big almighty juicer or food processor)
  • It’s great for blending down pulses/beans, with hardly any mess, which I regularly use to thicken sauces

A few tips:

  1. You don’t need to shake it, just let it do the work.
  2. Remember to turn the power switch off at the mains whilst dis/connecting the jug (there is no on/off switch on the Nutribullet).
  3. Rinse the blade piece “immediately” after easy use , everything rinses straight off.
  4. Remember to add water to your jug before blending into a liquid – otherwise you’ll end up with a thick paste. If you’re blasting to make a drink, add ice cold water or fruit juice.
  5. It’s great for making a soup

 

I’m one of those people who hates to throw the box away, straight away – but it’s been 6 months now so maybe it’s ok to let go!!

Strawberry, banana, pineapple, peach, peach, mango: next time I’ll add pineapple juice instead of water.

Conference pear, cucumber, kiwi,Β spinach, almonds: green fruit and veg seem to work well together, taste-wise.

Cashew nuts, banana, almonds, pistachios: this was really nice and creamy.

Apple, spinach, kiwi, brocoli

 

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