Making smoothies at home is an easy and affordable way to get your five-a-day, and could be healthier than buying ready-made versions, which can be high in added sugar.
By adding a smoothie maker to your line-up of kitchen gadgets, you’ll be whipping up nutritious fruit- and veg-packed drinks in a jiffy, with total control over the ingredients you use.
To help kickstart (or continue on) your wellness journey, here’s our pick of the best smoothie makers…
Is a smoothie maker the same as a blender?
The main difference between a smoothie maker and a blender is that smoothie makers – also known as “personal blenders” – are designed to make smaller portions at a time, which can help cut down on food waste.
Their main function is to whizz up smoothies, which you can easily drink on the go thanks to the smoothie maker’s jug transforming into a cup