I know many of you have seen the infomercial and print ads for the Magic Bullet juicer. I picked one up over the weekend after a friend of mine recommended it. At first I was thinking to myself, I already have a regular blender and a small size hand blender, what will this do for me that the others do not.
At any rate, based on his recommendation, I decided to go down to the local Bed Bath and Beyond and picked up the $50.00 version of the Magic Bullet. There are two types. The larger one cost $100.00.
After I picked it up and unpacked it. I kept thinking how is this going to be different then what I already.
Granted it is nice to have a smaller container to mix your fruits instead of having to use a larger blender but the motor on the thing is not as strong. If you want to mix ice you need to use a different part that comes with the Magic Bullet.
If you are using frozen fruits, it sometimes sounds like you are maxing out the motor. The motor is ok but not as strong as my regular blender. It is somewhat loud. It gets the job done. There are some nice cups that come with it that allow you to mix and drink right away.
If I had to do it all over again, I probably would not have brought it.
If you already have a blender then just keep using it. If you don’t have one then this is a good option. Especially if you have tight on space. It doesn’t take up a lot of space and gets the job done. Its ideal for one to two people. If you have a larger family then compare the prices of a regular blender with this one and get the blender. The blender will be stronger and more durable and probably last longer as well.
Well that is my review of the Magic Bullet.
OH by the way, there are great smoothie and green smoothie recipes online so don’t buy the Magic Bullet for their recipes. There just isn’t that many in the book anyways.