Our Top Choice
NutriBullet Lean Smoothie Maker
When it comes to customer care, NutriBullet LLC wins the gold for commitment to product quality testing and a helpful customer support team.
“Perfect portion” plate. Two 32-ounce cups. Measuring spoons and carrying bag. Seven-day transformation plan booklet. Stainless steel blades that never need sharpening
Initial use of blender will have burning smell, but odor will dissipate.
15.6 x 7.7 x 14.4 inches
2 32 oz. cups
Oster Pro 1200 Blender Combo
Since its foundation in 1928 by John Oster, Oster has gained a reputation amongst consumers for having long-lasting products backed by years-long warranties.
1200-watt motor. 3.5-inch extra-wide blades. Blades sit on an extra-wide base for even blending. Limited 10-year warranty on blades. Three choices available.
Cannot replace rubber gasket (gasket has been discontinued).
14.25 x 7.25 x 8 inches
40 oz. blender; 24 oz. cup
3 settings, 7 speeds, pulse
Hamilton Beach Quiet Shield Blender
Hamilton Beach was established in 1910 when one of its founders, Chester Beach, created the first electric motor suitable for home use.
Four program settings, including a "clean" function. Includes tamper for making nut butters. 32-ounce BPA-free blending jar. Five-year limited warranty.
No handle on blending jar.
Quiet shield blender
17.2 x 7.7 x 11.4 inches
4 settings, 10 speeds, pulse
Ninja Nutri Ninja Smoothie Maker
Ninja operates under SharkNinja Operating LLC, which strives to provide consumers with convenient, competitively priced housekeeping and cookware products.
Powerful 1000-watt motor. Three cup sizes—32, 24, and 18 ounce. Includes lids. Digital timer on front. Four different functions.
Lid gasket that holds the blades may need to be washed periodically.
12.8 x 15.8 x 7.9 inches
18, 24, and 32 oz. cups
2 settings, pulse
Cuisinart Portable Blending System
Cuisinart is a well-known manufacturer of kitchen products that was pushed into fame when Julia Child praised its food processor, the first one in America.
Three colors available. Includes recipe book. Comes with four 16-ounce travel cups and eight-ounce chopping cup. Dishwasher safe. Three-year limited warranty.
A few complaints about the noisy motor.
15.8 x 10.1 x 10 inches
32 oz. blender, 4 16 oz. cups
2 speeds, pulse