For Father’s Day this year, I got a Nutribullet blender. It was one of the things I most wanted, so I went in with high expectations. This is an unbiased review. I’ve been using this appliance for a while now – heavy use – and I have good, and bad to say.
First off, my daily meals include two smoothies from this machine almost daily. Sometimes on the weekend I only end up with one, but I take two to work with me. One is usually all fruit, with spinach or greens packed in. The other is often tomatoes, garlic, and things that make a V-8 like concoction. Also with greens. The smoothies – I love. They have enhanced and improved my diet, and my daily health. They have helped me continue my weight loss. All of this is good. Almost anything with enough fruit, or a spoon of honey, tastes good.
The downside. Within a couple of weeks we started having problems getting the machine to shut off. The switches stick. I have been able to overcome this by being patient, whacking the side of it, and not removing the cup from the top until it stops, but this is (apparently) a fairly common thing. There are some issues. Still, it’s proven to me that the fruit or vegetable smoothie is a perfectly good way to substitute a meal and get all the vitamins and benefits of a full meal…
I give this a 4 of 5 stars, with the caveat that you may have to be willing to deal with a few mechanical issues… I would not go back to the diet I had before… so I count this machine as an asset and a friend.