ANNHi, my name is Ann and I’d like to share my story with you. I had the privilege of being raised by a working mom who somehow managed to care for my siblings and I while also providing for our family financially. We had dinner as a family several nights a week and, even though they were nothing fancy, I still cherish the memory of those dinners today. When I became a mother myself I was overwhelmed at first with how busy my life suddenly became. In addition to working a full-time job I had to find a way to feed my family without relying on fast food and takeout.
That’s when I discovered that my trusty blender was good for more than just smoothies. One evening I was struggling to come up with something for dinner, just staring at a refrigerator drawer full of vegetables. Then an idea popped into my head – why not make a soup? So I threw all of those vegetables into a pot with some garlic, chicken broth, and herbs. When the soup was finished I put it all in my blender and pureed it to perfection. Let me tell you – for as simple as that meal was, it was absolutely delicious. In fact, my family requested it for dinner once a week for the next month!
It was almost by accident that I stumbled upon the versatility of my trusty kitchen blender but once I did I made it my mission to discover as many ways to use it as I possibly could. I have always loved to cook, largely because it is a creative outlet for me, but also because it is a great way to make sure my family eats healthy. With my blender in hand I learned how to make more than just soups and smoothies – I also experimented with sauces, dips, desserts, and more. Suddenly my meal prep time in the evening went from one to two hours to less than 30 minutes. I started using my blender so much that the motor burned out and I had to buy a new one.
While shopping for a new blender I realized that I had only scratched the surface in terms of what these amazing kitchen appliances are good for. I found that blenders come in all shapes and sizes, some with extremely powerful motors and others with unique features like single-serve blending cups. In my search for the perfect blender I did a lot of research and it is now my pleasure to share that information with you! If you are like me and want to provide your family with healthy, nutritious meals without spending hours in the kitchen every night, a high-quality blender might be the missing piece of the puzzle. I hope you will use the information I’ve gathered to your benefit and can’t wait to see what kind of delicious recipes you come up with!