Tag: blender

Do You Need a High-Speed Blender?

by in Healthy Tips, September 28, 2015

Are you tempted to buy a high-speed blender but apprehensive about making the financial commitment? We don’t blame you. Here are five questions to ask yourself before you make the investment. Read more

Tell Us Your Favorite Summer Soup Recipe and You Could Win a SMEG Blender!

by in Giveaway, August 19, 2015

In the middle of August while you’re trying to keep your kitchen cool and your oven off, your blender can become your best friend. It’s a pro at making smoothies, juices and even soups. Read more

Tell Us Your Favorite Summer Smoothie Combo and You Could Win a Blender

by in Giveaway, May 20, 2015

It’s prime time for blending your breakfast! With seasonal produce getting into full swing and the weather heating up, a refreshingly cold and healthful drink is the perfect solution for a summer morning meal or an afternoon snack. That’s why we’re about to make your smoothie experience a whole lot, well, smoother. Share your favorite summer smoothie combo and you could win a Cuisinart Red SmartPower Deluxe 4-Speed Electronic Blender from the Food Network Store. You can shop the Food Network Store now and buy your own, but FN Dish is giving one lucky, randomly selected fan the chance to win one. All you have to do to enter to win is leave a comment below telling us what you love to put in your smoothie creation. Not a smoothie expert? You can get some great inspiration from our favorite smoothie recipes and experiment now.

So, tell us, what’s your favorite summer smoothie combination? Read more

Win This Blender!

by in Giveaway, October 30, 2013

ninja blender

Whip up smoothies, soups and more with the Ninja Ultima Blender. The Ninja’s speed range allows you to gently blend or totally crush ingredients, and the dual-blade system breaks down whole fruits, vegetables, greens, seeds and ice. Plus, chop fresh herbs for dishes like Spicy Pasta with Tilapia, or emulsify Holy Moly Guacamole.

You can buy your own Ninja Ultima Blender or enter in the comments for a chance to win one. Just let us know, in the comments, how you’d put this blender to use. The contest starts at 10:00 a.m. EST today, and ends on Friday, November 1 at 5 p.m. EST.

We’re giving away one Ninja Ultima Blender to one randomly-selected commenter. You must include your email address in the “Email” field when submitting your comment so we can communicate with you if you’re a winner.

You may only comment once to be considered and you don’t have to purchase anything to win; a purchase will not increase your chances of winning. Odds depend on total number of entries. Void where prohibited. Only open to legal residents of 50 U.S. states, D.C. or Puerto Rico, and you must be at least 18 to win. For the first day of the giveaway, all entries (answers) must be entered between 10:00 a.m. EST on October 30 and 5 p.m. EST on November 1, 2013. Subject to full official rules. By leaving a comment on the blog, you acknowledge your acceptance to the Official Rules. ARV of each prize: $199. Sponsor: Scripps Networks, LLC, d/b/a Food Network, 9721 Sherrill Blvd, Knoxville, TN 37932.

So tell us, what would you whip up in this blender?

Win This Blender!

by in Giveaway, April 3, 2013


No healthy kitchen is complete without a blender. Not only can this must-have kitchen staple whip up easy morning smoothies, but it’s also great for blending soups, sauces and dressings. Create silky smooth Potato and Leek Soup, or blend eggs for a quick Zucchini and Goat Cheese Frittata. Blend, chop, grind and mix a different meal every day of the week with this 17-piece Rocket Blender from Bella Cucina.

You can buy your own Bella Cucina Rocket Blender or enter in the comments for a chance to win one. Just let us know, in the comments, you’re favorite dish to make in a blender. The contest starts at 10:00 a.m. EST today, and ends on Friday, April 5 at 5 p.m. EST.

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Maximize Your Blender

by in Uncategorized, February 3, 2013

There’s one kitchen appliance that seems relegated to smoothies, margaritas and slushies. Think beyond drinks and get creative with this useful kitchen tool:

  • Puree eggs with a little water or milk before making omelets. Using the blender adds air to the egg mixture and produces a lighter, fluffier omelet.
  • Turn chunky soups into velvety purees (puree soup in small batches to prevent overflow and cover the lid with a towel to prevent burns). Read more

More Tools For Healthy Cooking

by in Healthy Tips, July 23, 2009

We shared our Top 5 Kitchen Tools before, but there are many more helpful ones out there. Here are a few more that I use daily, especially during the summer months.

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