Best Kitchen Tools for Making Smoothies

If you know you're only going to use your blender for smoothies and that's all you care about, then no need for a bulky, multipurpose piece of machinery. A NutriBullet takes up less counterspace and does one thing, and one thing well with a 900-watt motor and an easy push-and-twist mechanism to get blending. Besides a hardcover recipe book, the set includes a high-torque power base, two extractor blades; a 32-ounce cup, two 24-ounce cups, a short cup, a handled lip ring, a regular lip ring, a flip-top to-go lid, and two stay-fresh resealable lids — so you can save time in the morning by packing your smoothies for several days in a row. Price: $99.99 new/$69.99 certified refurbished.