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Nutribullet - worth buying or not?

After seeing someone else using theirs seems like the plus points for a Nutribullet are that they are very quick to clean and use again the next day and that they do seem to work on all sorts of fruit and veg.

Anyone have any experience or another model/brand they'd like to recommend before I possibly invest in one?
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Old 28.04.2017, 17:58
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Re: Nutribullet - worth buying or not?

My impression is that it's just a hyped up blender, I have never used one but my friend bought one and we've (read "I") had a few laughs over it because she bought into the hype.

I would just look around for whatever meets your needs regardless of brand or price. If Nutribullet is what you need then just buy it.
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Old 28.04.2017, 18:18
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Re: Nutribullet - worth buying or not?

It's easy to use and clean, and works well as a fairly powerful blender. Don't believe all the health hype though. Ice cream smoothies are the best!
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Re: Nutribullet - worth buying or not?

Bought one a few months ago and the novelty is wearing off. Works very well and blends everything I have thrown at it.

While easy to clean, be aware of seepage into the seal as I found black gunk. Now I take the seal off after 2 or 3 times and clean it thoroughly.
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Re: Nutribullet - worth buying or not?

It is, in fact, just a blender.

But it's a really great blender! Cheap yet powerful, you can use to make everything from smoothies to nut butters to flour. My wife and I use ours an average for four times a day.
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Re: Nutribullet - worth buying or not?

I got one quite a while ago. Smoothies are not really my thing I found out pretty soon but it really is a good/strong blender, easy to clean, doesn't take up much space and I wouldn't want to miss it.
Apart from it hacking - so far - anything (nuts ... etc.) my main concern is the cleaning part. Apart from the engine part, which is simple to clean if you do it immediately, you can chuck everything into the dishwasher
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Re: Nutribullet - worth buying or not?

I love mine, I use it at least every day for my morning coffee smoothie I also use it for bread crumbs, pizza sauce, blending onions and ginger for curries and loads more..
For cleaning i fine it way easier than my big blender or my smaller one, it can go in the dishwasher. For the seal that was mentioned I also clean it after each use, its so easy.
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Old 01.05.2017, 16:12
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Re: Nutribullet - worth buying or not?

Its a great blender and Its great to make smoothies for the train ride to work. Health wise, just remember use more veg than fruit.

On the non healthy side it makes great cocktails with frozen fruit and tequila
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Its a great blender and Its great to make smoothies for the train ride to work. Health wise, just remember use more veg than fruit.

On the non healthy side it makes great cocktails with frozen fruit and tequila
..... and piņa coladas
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Re: Nutribullet - worth buying or not?

I can recommend it. We always have too many grapes each year, so I freeze them. As they have small seeds, normal blenders leave a gritty texture. The nutribullet spins at such high speed there is no trace of them left (grape seeds are actually quite healthy). Same for anything you put in it, coconut, nuts, lemon peel, vanilla stick, cinnamon stick, etc. All comes out perfectly smooth. It cleans and stores easily, and it's pretty cheap.
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Re: Nutribullet - worth buying or not?

The Lidl SilverCrest Nutrition Mixer did really well in this comparison.

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/food-and-...e-nutribullet/
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For cleaning i fine it way easier than my big blender or my smaller one, it can go in the dishwasher. For the seal that was mentioned I also clean it after each use, its so easy.
How many do you have?

Wouldn't it have been better to get a blender that did everything?
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Old 01.05.2017, 17:48
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I can recommend it. We always have too many grapes each year, so I freeze them. As they have small seeds, normal blenders leave a gritty texture. The nutribullet spins at such high speed there is no trace of them left (grape seeds are actually quite healthy). Same for anything you put in it, coconut, nuts, lemon peel, vanilla stick, cinnamon stick, etc. All comes out perfectly smooth. It cleans and stores easily, and it's pretty cheap.
Off topic: You put the entire vanilla stick in? Not just the pulp?
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Re: Nutribullet - worth buying or not?

I bought one about 5 months ago, used it daily for about a month or so, and haven't used it since.

That is not really the fault fo the nutribullet though. I used it to make greens more palatable as part of a move towards healthy living. After using it for a month I just started eating the greens raw and had no more use for a blender.

The healthy living goal is almost complete and the nutribullet helped me towards it!
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Off topic: You put the entire vanilla stick in? Not just the pulp?
Just a small piece of the stick, like an eighth of an inch because it's pretty strong. The bullet completely pulverises it.
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I bought one about 5 months ago, used it daily for about a month or so, and haven't used it since.
The Swan song of every Nutri Bullet ever made.
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The Swan song of every Nutri Bullet ever made.
No, no .... just drop the smoothies. Happy with every other result
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The Swan song of every Nutri Bullet ever made.
I wouldn't completely endorse that comment. I bought the nutribullet to help me move away from a very unhealthy diet to one which avoided processed sugar and relied heavily on dark green vegetables (preferably raw). I would use the nutribullet with a base of spinach and lots of fruit and rounded off with water, and have the smoothie as a meal replacement.

I just found that after a month or so, I no longer needed the smoothie and just ate the greens raw. So, one could say, that the nutribullet fulfilled its purpose.

But, then again, so could have any other blender...
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Re: Nutribullet - worth buying or not?

If you make smoothies or blend drinks with ice regularly it's definitely worth the money as it 1. takes up less space 2. easier to clean 3. more powerful.. than many traditional blenders

We are very happy with ours!
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Re: Nutribullet - worth buying or not?

I have to admit, I was precautious thinking - oh no another juicer thingymagic.
I have bought one and it's the best!
I love mine. So much so, that all my friends have one now too.
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