How to Use Hand Blenders to Make Healthy Smoothies
The hand blender is probably the handiest kitchen tool/appliance. It is also known as immersion blender or stick blender which can make endless Smoothies, Sauces, Chutneys, shakes, juices and much more. Nowadays smoothies are a trendy, delicious food item. Smoothie is not only a delicious food, but it also has many benefits to our body, which we will discuss step by step.You can quickly make your smoothies at home within a few seconds! Most blenders can make smoothies, but I prefer to use the best personal hand blender.
Modern hand blenders are much more than a stick; its attachments made it work like multiple appliances in one. They are not just another kitchen appliance but your companion to live a better life. I prefer hand blender because it is easy to clean, easy to store, take less space, easy to operate, it is portable. You can easily use them in the cooking container. While purchasing check the motor speed (select higher motor speed or as you require) and warranty of the product.
Health benefits of smoothies:
A smoothie tastes not only great but also worthy of health. Smoothie with right ingredients is one of the simplest ways to get all the nutrition that one’s body needs. They are made with fruits, vegetables and other healthy ingredients. The health benefits that we can get from smoothies are as follows:
• Get nutrients• Weight loss• Strong immune system• Look younger/better
• Enhanced digestion
Best easy way to make smoothies
When you want to make a smoothie, at first collect all the ingredients you need. Take a big glass or jar, put ingredients in it. For best result, glass/jar should not be full more than two-thirds of its size. Insert the blender and make sure that the protective guard is submerged. Now hold the blender at the right angle into the glass/jar. If your hand blender has more than one power setting, then start with the lowest speed. Slowly up and down the blender until the ingredients are combined. Blend until the smoothie is Smooth and reaches the consistency level you like. Check the thickness, if you think it is too thick then add some juice or crushed ice and blend again. If it is too thin, then add half a banana or yoghurt and blend it again. Now your desired yummy smoothie is ready to drink! You can add your imagination and can experiment with different combination of ingredients for a new one.
Here’s two easy and delicious smoothie recipe that you can get started with:
• Two peeled seedless orange
• 1 cup Frozen blueberries
• 1 cup low-fat yoghurt
• 1 cup chopped spinach
• One tablespoon lemon juice
• One tablespoon honey
• 2/3 cup crushed ice cube
Good Fat /Avocado Smoothie:
Blend up the Ingredients to fill yourself up:
• One medium or large avocado, peeled and pitted
• 1 and ½ cup washed spinach
• Two ripe banana
• 1 cup skim milk
• 2/3 cup crushed ice cube
Blend all the ingredients until the mixture is smooth. Now it is ready to drink. For Optimum health benefits, make sure you drink your smoothie within an hour. Keep in mind that frozen fruit and vegetable will taste as good as fresh seasonal fruit and vegetable. Crushed the ice before throwing it to other ingredients. After use clean your hand blender straight away. Only wash the blades, no need to wash the entire blender. After cleaning, dry it fully and store it.
If you want to add nutrition in a tasty way, drink smoothies daily. Considering all your requirements buy a top quality hand blender for smoothies. Buying a high-quality hand blender is an investment for your future health. So why you are waiting for? Grab a hand blender and taste a delicious, healthy smoothie today!