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  • Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    Versatile and Effective Blender

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    Design: I like the design of this Ninja blender. It has a modern, sleek look with an appealing black and silver finish. The buttons on the base of the blender are clearly labeled with the name of each function, and they are easy to press. In addition, the cord length more than suits my needs based on where I like to place the blender in my kitchen, and the suction cups on the bottom of the blender prevent it from moving while turned on. Regarding the included plastic containers, each is durable but also lightweight. Features: Firstly, the blender comes with four containers, which include: one 4-cup bowl, one 32 oz. cup, and two 24 oz. cups. I have found the 4-cup Nutri Bowl to be especially useful because I like to make a yogurt blend that my whole family can share. Each container seems well-made, so I am not worried about them breaking anytime soon. Additionally, the three cups have lids, which are great to have when you want to transport the drink you have made. I like to take a smoothie with me to work in the morning, so I am glad there are lids included. Also, all the containers are easy to clean. The plastic has not lost its color, and sticky residue is not overly difficult to clean from the cup. Secondly, the Auto-IQ Technology is fantastic. Pausing and pulsing patterns are performed automatically, which is not only convenient but also more effective than manual operation. I enjoy this blender’s ease of use, and it did not take me long to learn what each Auto-IQ program does. Effectiveness: I am very impressed with how well this blender can crush and mix almost any food you put into it, even frozen food. Thanks to the powerful motor and blades, I have been able to achieve very smooth blends every time. As mentioned above, the Auto-IQ technology drastically contributes to the effectiveness of each blend. You can control the texture and consistency, which not every blender is able to do, at least not as well as this Ninja blender. Verdict: If you are looking for a versatile blender that can blend, chop, mix, or even knead dough, this Ninja blender is the one for you. With the sleek design, it looks nice in my kitchen, the features, such as a variety of containers and Auto-IQ technology, are very useful, and it is one of the most effective blenders I have ever used.

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  • Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    Cooking With Speed !

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    The Ninja Nutri Bowl is a wonderful companion piece to the Ninja BlendMax Duo (Model: BL2013) despite some similarities between the two units. The Nutri Bowl allows for a wider range of uses including settings for dough based recipes, cookies, or chopping vegetables for soups or dips. However, both can be used simultaneously to make smoothes and extract nutrients from fruits and vegetables. Physically, the Nutri Bowl is a little bit smaller and more compact that the BlendMax, though it definitely does not lack in power. At 1200 Watts, the Nutri Bowl speeds through any task you throw at it ! Cooking with speed is definitely an understatement ! Inside the box you will note several different accessories including a 32 and 24 oz ninja cup as well as the bigger Nutri Bowl. These were a personal favorite of ours since they are easy to handle and can be used on the go. Complementing these, you will find a plastic dough blade as well as a quad blade. You will also receive a book of 75 recipes that cover wide variety of foods. It covers all the modes of the Nutri Bowl. On the front of the unit, much like the bigger BlendMax Duo, you will note several modes that are listed in connection with the AutoIQ setting. The AutoIQ setting determines how long each will run; with the setting turned on, each setting will run longer for a more creamy, thinner texture. When the setting is set to no, the results tend to be thicker. There is also a pulse setting that you can manually control. In addition, several of the modes are only available depending on which cup you use. There are small LED lights in the corner of each button to show you which modes are available. As such when you use the 24 or 32 oz cups, only smoothie and extract are allowed. When you use the Nutri Bowl, the Fusion Mix, chop and dough settings are allowed. Their respective times are listed below: Smoothie (Boost Yes): 60 Seconds Smoothie (Boost No): 40 Seconds Extract (Boost Yes): 70 Seconds Extract (Boost No): 45 Seconds Fusion Mix (Boost Yes): 56 Seconds Fusion Mix (Boost No): 20 Seconds Fusion Chop (Boost Yes): 5 Seconds Fusion Chop(Boost No): 3 Seconds Fusion Dough (Boost Yes): 30 Seconds Fusion Dough (Boost No): 15 Seconds For a test with our Nutri Bowl, we made a few milkshakes using the pulse setting. Comparing this with the BlendMax Duo, both of the results were fairly equal in consistency. Perhaps one edge the BlendMax Duo has is that it has 3 manual speed selections (Low, Medium, High) over the Nutri Bowl's only pulse setting. However, this is an hardly an issue as both produced the same results even though the Nutri Bowl is listed at 1200 watts versus the 1600 watts of the BlendMax! Quite amazing ! Another test we did was we decided to make the Lemon Pound Cake found in the included recipe book. This was an amazing first time recipe and I recommend it to everyone. After baking two loafs, we found that once we juiced half of the lemon, it was slightly more than 1/8th of a cup, though depending on the size of the lemon, this will naturally vary so keep that in mind. In addition, for the lemon zest we found that the best amount is about 1 teaspoon. This will prevent you from overdoing it since a little zest goes along way, though you may tweak it to your needs. The Nutri Bowl was able to whip the ingredients really well and was extremely fast. Connectively, once it was done, it was a bit difficult to get all of the mixture off the dough blade but this was just a minor inconvenience. The Lemon Pound cake turned out amazing after about 50 minutes or so. The crack on top gave it a nice homemade appearance! In conclusion, the Nutri Bowl is an amazing companion piece to the BlendMax Duo. With both, you will be able to tackle even the most difficult cooking tasks with ease. However, both are definitely not required. The Nutri Bowl still fulfills most of the tasks needed to create wonderful smoothies and other treats. Washing and storing has been relatively pain free and all the blades and lids are dishwasher safe (top rack only). In the end, I would strongly recommend giving this a shot, especially if you already have the BlendMax Duo or in need of a quality blender for your household.

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  • Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    Great blender/food processor

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    Great blender/food processor for home use, brings 3 different cup sizes for drinks, iq one touch button makes it very easy to make smoothies with the touch of 1 button, the food processor is great for chopping small amount of food, not great help if you are trying to make large amount of food, for that I would go with a bigger processor, still over all great to have at home or office for a quick smoothie or snack!!

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  • Rated 4 out of 5 stars

    Fun and easy but limited use

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    I primarily use this Ninja to make single serving smoothies in the morning. I like the included "tritan" cups and drinking lids. I particularly like the 32 ounce cup, which are hard to find. The bowl was merely an afterthought, but I liked using it and made some good food from the included recipe book (which you may not use if you're a cooking guru unlike me). It's also a plus that everything is dishwasher friendly. What you get: - Motor base - Bowl with metal mixing blades and plastic mixing blades (kneading dough) - 2 24 ounce travel cups - 1 32 ounce travel cups - 3 drinking lids - 1 screw on blade base for travel cups Like all Ninja products, everything is made of plastic. But that is no knock, these are made of high quality and sturdy plastics. I also like the black and silver look. There are quite a few buttons on the base (from a guy coming from a blender with Low Med High settings) but they all serve a purpose. As a whole, the whole system looks good. The base is a bit tall, but even with the 32 ounce cup locked into the base for storage (I keep a cup on the base for easy access and to eliminate some clutter in my cabinet) it fit on my counter underneath my cabinets. Using this as I primarily do, making single serve smoothies, this baby is pretty self explanatory. I will say that I am extremely impressed with the blender's capability to pulverize anything. Frozen fruits, nuts, apples all come out smooth and "non lumpy." The bowl on the other hand, took me out of comfort zone. I don't have and have never used a food processor. My guess that this is close to a food processor as you can get. Since I've never used one, I don't know what to do with it offhand, but the included 75 recipe book has lots of fun things to make. I made veggie burgers and quinoa salad and it was awesome. It was really simple to make and use and the finished product is delicious. And dare I say, it was kind of fun. I haven't strayed away from the cookbook, but there's plenty of offerings in there to justify the purchase if you aren't a big cook and want to experiment. What I like most are the various items you can try; there's something different which makes it fun to cook (I'm used to making the same 3 things all the time). Bottom line is, if you are looking for a "nutribullet" this thing can handle anything you throw at it, and if you are interested in venturing outside of your comfort zone and utilizing the bowl to make new and interesting dishes (using the included cookbook) this is a great device to have. Even if you don't use the bowl attachment, this is a great single serve smoothie maker.

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    Nutri Ninja NN101

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    The Nutri Ninja Nutri Bowl DUO Auto-iQ Boost Blender (NN101) comes with a single base, a 4-cup nutri bowl, single 32 ounce cup and two 24 ounce cups and we found it sufficient for out daily use for making food and drinks for ourselves and make quick nutritious blends for our 8 month old baby. The 1200 watt motor is powerful enough to break down the nutrients from all fruits and vegetables and maintain the vitamins and not losing them. The base is very sturdy and does not move at all while being used on the countertop and you do not have to keep holding the top as in traditional blenders. We found the power cable to be long enough for our needs. The labels really pop up with the black and silver classic finish and the different modes do the job as expected.We really like the extract feature to make perfect fruit and vegetable mixed blends for the baby. With the 3 cups for smoothies it makes it easier to blend juices without having to go clean them just because somebody in the family needs other ingredients or has some condition that does not permit particular foods. We found the blades to be very good compared to other blenders and easy to clean. Excellent versatile blender that suits multiple needs in a modern family.

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    Amazing blender - so much better

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    I guess it has been awhile since we bought a new blender. Holy smokes this thing is impressive compared to our old Oster or even the Magic Bullet. Unit is sturdy, and the materials seem heavy duty. So far we have only used it to make protein shake with peanut butter and banana smoothies and some dipping sauces, but it works amazingly well. The auto iQ function is what makes it so impressive as it automatically stops to let the ingredients settle with gravity and then pulses again every few seconds depending on which setting you use (smoothie and mix for example). Mixes everything we've put in there perfectly and the pour spout to add oil in the mixing bowl worked great while it was running. The suction cups on the bottom really grab onto granite. I was worried that we'd pull them off accidentally when moving it, but they seem to be working great so far (and they really hold this thing in place when it gets up to warp mixing speed.) Overall very impressed. No more manually shaking the magic bullet to get everything settle and chop up. The auto iQ does it for you. Set it and come back in 60 seconds to a perfect smoothie.

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rated 4 out of 5 stars

    blend it up!

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    In the past, I didn't use blenders or juicers however, after using the NINJA, I definitely understand how juicing can become a lifestyle. The model I received has the 1500 watt motor, 88 oz blender, 3 bullet cups with lids and a blender attachment for the cups. The blender also comes with a recipe book which has some good recipe's and pointers on what ingredients to use, so make sure take that to the store with you when you shop for ingredients. In my excitement to start making some drinks I spent about 80 bucks on ingredients and started blending. Now to talk about performance. The blender easily chopped through everything to include the ice and frozen fruits. Also depending on which setting I used, the blender was able to independently give me different drink consistencies. overall i like the blender and would recommend it to others.

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  • Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    Very Powerful Blender

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    This is a very nicely and thoughtfully built appliance. The blender itself is very powerful and has no problems with even the most difficult items I've put in it. Ice, frozen fruit, etc. The Auto IQ system is also a great feature. Taking some of the guess work out of the blending. For instance, making a smoothie just involves dropping in the ingredients and hitting the smoothie button (with Auto IQ turned on). It goes through it's various cycles and out comes a perfect smoothie. Another couple things I like are all the attachments and dishwasher safe, and the suction cups on the bottom are very good. It doesn't move at all while running. Pros: Powerful, dishwasher safe attachments, Auto IQ, easy to use Cons: It's loud, but it's a blender, so that's to be expected.

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  • Rated 4 out of 5 stars

    This thing would blend anything!

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    before the arrival of this little monster i was kind of sceptical of what will it be able to do, I expected it to be good for making smoothies, and maybe chop some greens. What i DID not expect is how multifunction this blender is and the amount of accessories it comes with! it comes with 3 different size smoothie tumblers with 3 caps to make them a complete set of 3 tumblers!! there is no machine anywhere else that can be utilized this much! you can make smothies, chop greens, make dough, and meat. the options are endless, and to add a cherry on top, they included a book (not a booklet) for recipes of foods you can prepare with the blender. the only downside i can think of is the main bowl, it could be a bit bigger if you want to make any type of meal portion for more than 2 people. this is a perfect multi function blender and it will be the only thing I use from now on (retiring 3 other blenders to replace them with the Ninga!)

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  • Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    Wonderful Product

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    Very powerful motor. It handled everything from smoothies, extracting fruit juice and salads to making hummus and pancake batter. There are so many different options with this machine. I find the pulse function very useful for being able to control and not over do it. The suction mount on the bottom truly keeps the machine in place. Very nice looking chrome/black finish yet compact where is does not require a lot of counter space. It does make a lot of noise which I suppose is why it is full of power. Very easy to operate and has become an important tool in the kitchen.

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  • Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    Great product

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    Its even better than its predecessor. I kinda of lazy preparing my drink in the morning, but after I recevived this product I feel motivated to prepare my veggies drink or smoothie. Very tough machine and worth buying it. Very stable while crushing ice I honestly love this machine.

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rated 3 out of 5 stars

    Blends well, but so very loud

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    This Ninja blender works quite well, but is so loud (as most blenders are) I can't be in the room while it is on. The cups are absolutely fantastic! It makes it easy to make a smoothie or milkshake to take on the go. The Ninja makes quick work of ice and frozen fruit, blending the ingredients smooth and evenly. The one touch button for smoothies is great and does the job usually in one pass. The bowl for food processing is quite small, but works well for chopping up graham crackers to make pie crust. Overall it does what it says and the blades are SUPER sharp! My only complaint is the motor's noise level, it is just so very loud. It makes wonderful smoothies and milkshakes!

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    Excellent performance with a very efficient design

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    The Nutri Ninja blender is an excellent blender / food processor with a lot of functionality. The pros: It has a lot of different settings for a variety of different end results. It comes with a very useful recipe book with many different good ideas. It comes with many different blending containers to do a large assortment of different blending projects. The base has some very strong suction cups to hold it onto your counter. The cons: It is very very loud. The nutri-bowl container is small. The “cord storage” area in the base is difficult to use and pretty much useless. The measurements are on the side of the nutri-bowl instead of the front. The little “add hole” at the top of the nutri-bowl is so tiny as to be pointless (you could add liquids via this, but little else). All in all, I was very impressed with the Nutri-Ninja. I used the Nutri-Bowl to crush graham crackers for a cheesecake (not the healthiest use, I know). It managed to pulverize them into a fine powder within 20 seconds on a straight run (no Auto-Boost IQ). The bowl size is small enough that you’re not going to be using this to prep meals for a family of four. For someone who live on their own though, the size is perfectly adequate for small batch cooking. I used the longer drink containers to make a cranberry-apple smoothie and to make a apple-clementine “extraction.” The Auto-Boost “Extract” setting did an excellent job of finely mincing everything into a thick, but easily drinkable, concoction. I will note though that you really ought to add ice cubes as, even using refrigerated fruit, the resulting drink seems to have warmed up some during the blending process. I’m looking forward to trying some of the recipes in the book. Not all of them are winners (chopping a salad in a food processor - why?), but enough of them look appealing that I anticipate many weekends experimenting with them. I would recommend this product.

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  • Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    Can be a life changer or just make life easier!

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    I’ve been using my Ninja Blender for just about 2 weeks now and have fallen in love! I never used to be much of a smoothie drinker but wanted to start since I know how beneficial they can be to your health. I now use my blender on a daily basis, using it every morning to make a healthy protein smoothie that I take to work with me using the included cups. I will also sometimes make a drink in the evening if I don’t have time to cook dinner and don’t want to get fast food. There are just so many different drinks you can make that you will never get bored. Included with this kit is a recipe book that I have found to be invaluable. Not to mention the bowl that comes with this package which is great for making salsa, pesto, various sauces, and many other things. Everything blends so well, regardless of what you are making whether it be crushed ice for your drink or basil leaves for pasta, the Auto-IQ feature allows you to choose the appropriate setting and the Ninja does all the work. I have no fears about this breaking down on me as everything included appears to be constructed from quality materials and feels sturdy and built to last. I highly recommend this kit to anyone who is looking to make some dietary changes as it really makes it easy to eat healthy. I would also recommend this to pretty much anyone who cooks their own meals or wants to start cooking as using the bowl can be very helpful when preparing many different types of dishes. And finally, if you do not cook and you do not want an easy way to get more nutrients into your body, don’t forget about all the great mixed drinks you can make while entertaining guests, making frozen cocktails and other mixed drinks are a breeze!

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  • Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    Great big power in a small multitasking machine

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    This is a powerful, heavy duty blender. I haven't had any of the $300+ power blenders so I can't compare this to those but it makes better smoothies and shakes than any of my previous machines. . Not all blenders can crush ice well, or blend frozen fruit into a good, dense slush but this one does. Once upon a time I fell for the juicing fad and got a juicer, but I realized that it doesn't make sense to not use at least half of each food I put through it unless I saved the remains to use in something else - that was a pain. This blender can do whatever you want for smoothies and juices without wasting some of the best, most nutritious parts of food. I also frequently make salsa, sofrito, and mirepoix and this is ideal for that. I don't always feel like hauling out my big Kitchenaid food processor. This is what I like best about this Ninja - that it can do more than one thing with a relatively small footprint. It isn't compact by any means, but it is smaller than having multiple machines, and even smaller than my old (and less powerful) Oster blender. Sometimes you might feel you have to hold onto your blender so it doesn't jump off the counter, but this has rubber suction feet. That accounts for probably 10 percent of my appreciation for this thing! The first time I put it down, it stuck fast before I knew what was happening. There are buttons for dough (and a blade for mixing without cutting), chop, mix, and pulse along with the smoothie and extract buttons. You'll have to experiment to see which modes you prefer. Except for the smoothie function, not all presets generally do what I want but I do like the mix and pulse modes a lot. I expected this to be louder than it is - that is a pleasant surprise. I don't use my dishwasher to clean the plastic parts of my kitchen appliances so I can't speak to the cleaning aspect of the Ninja except to say, be very careful because the blades are sharp. If you're looking for a way to sneak vegetables into spaghetti sauce, muffins, or quick breads, this can pulverize anything well enough to get away with it. If you want to make your own nut butters, this can do it. My biggest test is making garbanzo bean flour for panelle. I haven't tried that yet but next time I hit the market I'll get some dried beans, a pair of earplugs, and go to town.

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    The last blender you might need.

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    Impressions: This probably won’t be the most expensive appliance on your counter, but the look and feel are quite nice. The reflective stainless base looks and feels like a quality built item. Much more than an on/off switch but not too complicated, the buttons are clearly labeled with an assortment of functions the blender offers. One of my favorite design features of the Ninja series is the suction cups on the bottom of the base. This machine is powerful and it’s good to know that it won’t walk away on your counter during operation. I like the included smaller travel cups(24oz) with matching lids. If you are active person you can make yourself a fresh protein drink to take to the gym. Features: The blender comes with four containers in total with three different size. one 4-cup bowl, one 32 oz. cup, and two 24 oz. cups. The bowl is an interesting feature and I had not thought about all the recipes that might be possible until I saw this. Making a lower sugar yogurt blend, homemade cookie dough or salmon burgers are all now easily possible. Cleanup in the dishwasher works quite well. Auto-IQ Technology is a great feature. Pausing and pulsing patterns are performed automatically, it’s sort of a set it and forget it type feature. The ease of use is quite good. You pretty much don’t have to read the manual to get up and running quickly. Effectiveness:  The blender can crush and mix almost any food you put into it, even frozen food. The blades were able to handle a ton of ice that I experimented with in my first drink. Of course, getting a recipe right is a bit of an art. My too heavily initial ice and frozen fruit drink turn into an Italian ice dessert more than a smoothie. The kid loved it anyways. I experimented with frozen fruits and snuck some veggies in as well. Without any sugar the kids didn’t know any different. The texture and consistency can be changed with the different Auto IQ settings. Really a nice feature you probably won’t find in other blenders at this price range. Final thought: A versatile blender that can blend, chop, mix, or even knead dough, the Ninja blender is tops in my books and the price can’t be beat.

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    Great compact blender

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    I mainly use a blender like the Ninja NutriBowl for making a smoothie and I am very happy with the Nutri Ninja NutriBowl. First the packaging, the blender was well packed and easy to take out of the box to set up. It seems like it would be easy to put back in if you had to repack it if you were moving. The blender is very compact but powerful and it does not take up a lot of space, which is nice if you are limited in counter space, but need a compact device to blend many different items. The Ninja was able to easily blend 4 cups of kale, a lemon, a table spoon of chia, 1 and a half cups of blueberries and strawberries along with a scoop of protein powder. I blend the kale, chia meal and lemon with 2 cups of water first. The Ninja NutriBowl easily blended the kale and chopped up lemon and blended most of the precut kale well with little bits of kale still left and a piece or two of lemon grind. This is very similar to other high end blenders I have used in the past. Next I would add another cup of water, and 1 and a half cups of blueberries and strawberries with protein powder and blend again. The Nutri Ninja left me with a well blended and easy to drink smoothie. I put the extra in a large thermos and drink the rest for lunch usually around 2 cups and after an easy stir it was still smooth. I also used the Ninja to blend chia seed into meal and it worked well even for those hard to blend items. The presets on the blender worked well and are accurate. Clean up is easy. My smoothies did not leak while I made them, which made cleaning up the motor easy. Having suction cups on the bottom of the blender was nice as it made the unit more stable which helped keep the unit cleaner. The blending cups are easy to clean and can be washed in the dishwasher which is nice since my smoothies tend to stain other blenders. You do need to be careful if you put a lot of items in the blender and are trying to pack the items in. Do not use your fingers as the blades in the blender are very sharp and can easily cut your fingers. Over all this is an excellent diverse blender that blends many different items well, is compact and easy to clean.

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    Great little machine

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    Bought this as an upgrade from a smaller Ninja chopper. This is like a smaller version of my larger Ninja Blender. I am impressed with the chop function which leaves food items in chunks and not over processed like other food processers I have owned. Push the desired button once and watch it do the work... Smoothies, Blend, Chop, Pulse and manual on off Glad I bought it.

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  • Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    Monster blender!

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    I wanted to make smoothies and bought a cheap blender which could hardly crush the ice . This blender crushed frozen strawberries with zero effort. It has a nice boost Auto Iq feature which slowly pulses to get the right amount of blending . There are many features on the blender which I haven't tried yet but I'll be excited to use. It's like 2 blenders in one & comes with an 88 oz. pitcher & 2 personal take along cups , 18 & 24 oz. with pop up lids . It has suction cups on the bottom so it doesn't move while in use & comes apart easily for cleaning. I love the clock countdown too & the pitcher seems like a durable bpa free plastic. A small 20 recipe guide is included. This is not your grandmas blender... I love it & cant wait to try more features & recipes.

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rated 4 out of 5 stars

    Near Perfect

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    I was very excited to try the Nutri Ninja Bowl Duo system. The components were packaged very nicely with plenty of cardboard boxes, partitions and warnings of sharp blades in the packaging. Also Included: A user friendly Quick Assembly Guide, A well Written and Illustrated Instruction Guide Book and A Colorful easy to understand Recipe Booklet that has 75 recipes. The first Item I used (after reading all the safety Instructions) was the 24 oz Nutri Ninja Cup. I made my favorite smoothie using: Kale, Frozen Kiwi and Apple Juice. I put them into the Cup following the loading Tips reference in the recipe book. The Cup has measurement markings and a Maximum Liquid line so that the glass is not overfilled. The cup has a blade assembly that screws onto the cup and than locks onto the top of the motor base. On the front of the unit is the control panel with multiple easy to read buttons. I selected the Smoothie Button and left the Auto IQ Boost setting on. Wow was that fun! The unit automatically stopped after a minute of doing a series of burst pulse mixes and a final longer mix. My drink was Perfectly Blended and a proper serving size. I replaced the blade assembly with the Spout Lid and found it comfortable to drink from. Awesome! My next drink was with the 32 oz Cup. This time I used Frozen Strawberries, Frozen Mangos, Fresh Pineapple Chunks and Juice using the Frozen Drink Setting and again leaving the Auto IQ on. WOW WOW WOW, again a perfect blend automatically. I love The Auto IQ Boost Settings and The 24 & 32 oz cups. No more making too large of a drink for me!!! Next I used the Nutri Bowl to make the Cauliflower Rice from the recipe book. Before adding the ingredients I locked the bowl into place on the motor base. It makes a small clicking sound when the bowl is locked in. Part of the cauliflower, garlic and cilantro are put into the 3 cup bowl that has a multiple blade spindle that sets into the middle of the bowl. Once all the ingredients are in the bowl the Lid locks onto the bowl and I selected the Auto IQ Boost NO button and then the Fusion Chop button. The unit did a few pulses and stopped on its own. I then added the remaining ingredients according to the recipe and used the Fusion Chop button again. In seconds all the ingredients were finely chopped and ready to be added to the rest of the ingredients to be cooked on the stove. In under 15 minutes I prepared, cooked and plated my great tasting food! The bowl doesn't have a Handle so I found it somewhat awkward to hold when removing from the motor base. Then it got a little messy getting the blade out of the bowl. Since the ingredients are so finely chopped it should be removed over a plate or paper towel. After cleaning the bowl and its blade I used the bowl to chop dates for making Date Bars. I find Dates are sticky and hard to chop with a traditional knife. When using the bowl I found that chopping just 1 cup of dates at time worked best for getting an even cut quickly. I was thrilled to have all my dates chopped so quickly. I will never hand chop dates again! I also chopped chicken, apples and onions for other recipes in the cookbook, I love the results of the chopped food! I wish the bowl had more of an indentation or a small handle for a better grip. It also has a small opening in the lid with a sliding cover, not sure what that is intended for, I have shaky hands so I can't use it for adding liquid. I really enjoyed trying recipes form the book. The Nutri Bowl also has a Dough Blade for mixing Bread and Cookies, I'll be trying them next. The cups, bowl and blades are dishwasher safe so clean up was easy. If I could give it 4.5 starts then I would.

    I would recommend this to a friend
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