It is no big mystery that we are fans of the blending. We use it daily for everything from smoothies to soups, salsas, and dips. Why do we like this important kitchen appliance so much? It offers not only versatility but also many other benefits, including:
1. Major Time-saver
They are a major time saver. Just put all your ingredients into the container, keep the lid on and mix. Blender takes less than 5 minutes to make most smoothies.
Blending is particularly fast compared to juicing. You need a minimum 30-40 minutes to spend prepping vegetables and fruits for juicing. Blender takes only a few minutes.
2. Clean-up is a Breeze
Cleaning of blender is also very convenient. Once you have blended up your smoothie, all you have to do is rinse out the container and put it in the dishwasher. Depending on the kind of blender you have, you may have to clean the container by hand, but it will still only take five minutes.
While the juicer is just as simple to clean, the whole juice extraction process leaves a huge mess behind. We always have the counter full of fruit peels, pits, and stalks. And if you are squeezing something like beets, it needs to be cleaned as soon as possible.
3. More Fiber
The best thing about the blending is that you still get fiber from your vegetables and fruits. Fiber is essential for healthy digestion and also helps remove toxins from the body.
When you make juice, you do not get much fiber from vegetables and fruits. All of that nutrient fiber remains in the remaining pulp pile.
And since you retain all the fiber in the food, you do not notice an increase in blood sugar due to juicing.
4. Incredibly Versatile
Blenders can do many other drinks than just make a smoothie. You can use this small kitchen unit to make tasty salsa, soups, sauces, dips, and many more. It is amazingly versatile and does not take up much room in your kitchen.
5. Get Your Daily Intake of Fruits and Vegetables
It is not always possible to get all the vegetables and fruits your body needs with every meal. Blending makes it possible to get all the nutrients and vitamins your body needs and since blending is a truly big time-saver, you are more probable to stick to this healthy habit.
In addition to vegetables and fruits, you can also include superfoods like corn, chlorella, spirulina, cacao, goji berry, tea seeds, flax seeds, and protein powder.
We love to add a day’s serving of greens such as bok choy, broccoli, kale, and spinach to our afternoon smoothies for an added energy kick and effortless lunch.
6. Less Wasteful
As compared to juicing, blending is much less wasteful. And you can keep almost all of the food intact while blending. Peels and skin of most vegetables and fruits contain large amounts of food vitamins and nutrients and they can be blended well into your juice. And since they are broken, they are easier for a body to digest.
There are countless advantages to utilizing a blender, and we firmly believe that each kitchen ought to have one. From healthy smoothies to delicious soups, sauces, and everything in between will, there are countless ways to incorporate your blender into your everyday food routine.