Maybe you have been convinced that you need to get healthier and eat more fruits and vegetables and the best way to achieve your daily intake is to blend them into a drink that you can consume easily.
If you are like me and live a busy, active life and appreciate the easy, quick way to maximise your nutrients, then a personal blender like the NutriBullet juicer may be a good choice for you. But which one is the best for you?
Read on and this article will help you decide if Nutribullet Pro 900 is what you need.
This is a very popular bullet juicer with thousands of reviews in Amazon; many which are 5 stars. This comes as no surprise as many users comment that they love the 900W bullet juicer for its high power, ease of use and cleaning.
The bullet juicer is not just a normal juicer; it is a nutrient extractor. This powerful machine extracts all the nutrients from fruits, vegetables, nuts and seeds into smooth and silky smoothies within seconds. It is also great for pesto, chutney, hummus and even pancakes. You can also mill dry ingredients such as flax seed with the same blade.
Some users call this machine “the fighter jets of Nutribullet” and “It’s more like a dynamite” because of its superb power.
This model is great for people who live an active lifestyle and love to enjoy their smoothies on the go. It is stylish, compact and does not take much bench space.
But where this product truly shines is in its ease of use and cleaning.
Is the NutriBullet 900 Watts Better Than 600 Watts?
The main difference between the 2 models is in the blade, power and blending cup size.
The 600 watts comes with 600 watts power and 2 x 24 oz cups. It has 2 separate blades (one for blending liquid and the other for dry ingredients). It can make up to 5 servings of fruits and vegetables per smoothie.
The 900 watts machine has 900 watts power. More power means finer and silkier smoothies.
It comes with 2 x 32 oz cups. It holds 3.5 tor 4 cups of ingredients and liquid. It can make up to 7 servings of fruits and vegetables per smoothie. The height of this machine is 8 inches without the cup and 15 inches with the cup. The 900 watts comes with 1 blade which handles both wet and dry ingredients.
If you already own or have owned the 600 watts, you can use the same recipes for the 900 watts machine. However, you will be pleasantly surprised at how the 900 watts will blend up tougher vegetables and fruits more smoothly, effectively and faster.
The 900 watts bullet juicer can handle dry ingredients without a separate blade; which makes it more convenient and takes less counter top space.
How Powerful is the Motor?
The motor is 900 watts, which represents 50% more crushing power than the 600 watts. It can blend a cup full of hard vegetables, seeds and ice into a smoothie in less than a minute. You don’t need to worry about what you can throw into this blender as it can handle almost any fruits and vegetables.
Does it Crush Ice and frozen fruits?
Like the 600 watts model, this juicer cannot be used to blend ice without other ingredients. You may consider this a drawback, However, as you would normally use this machine for making smoothies, this should not tip your scale when deciding on this machine. You can add ice cubes to water and other ingredients to make cold smooth delicious smoothies that you will enjoy. The Manual warns users not to use this blender for crushing ice on its own.
You can also blend frozen fruits, but you may need to add more liquid as frozen fruits get thicker and may turn into thick milk shakes instead of smoothies.
Can I use the Nutribullet Pro to grind Coffee?
Unlike the 600 Watts model which comes with a separate blade for grinding dry ingredients, this machine comes with only one blade that you can use for blending both liquid and dry ingredients.
This machine can pulverize coffee beans into powder in less than 30 seconds. You can either use the pulse function or press it down continuously for a few seconds until the ground coffee reaches your desired consistency. Make sure that you do not overheat the motor by turning it on for too long.
How To Use the NutriBullet Pro 900
Like the other models, this machine is very easy to use.
Simply fill the cup with the desired ingredients and liquid to the MAX line. Screw the cup to the extractor blade tightly to prevent leaking. Press down to the motor-base and twist the cup securely. Blend for less than a minute each time to prevent over-heating.
There is only one speed with this bullet blender. Unlike the Vitamix bullet juicer, this machine does not come with a tamper which you can use to push food around as you blend the food. However, you can pulse it instead of holding it down, and you can shake the cup as you blend. If you prefer a similar blender with more functions, you should take a closer look at Vitamix s30.
Can You use the Nutribullet Pro to Make Baby Food?
You can make baby food with this machine but remember to add liquid to your ingredients. It can effectively grind baby food into a smooth and consistent puree which will be easy for your baby to eat and digest.
You can even blend fruits and vegetables into healthy smoothies that your baby can sip with a straw. It’s never too early to get your baby into healthy eating habit!
Never add hot liquid or other hot ingredients to your blender. Make sure they cool down before your put them into the blender as the bullet juicer is not designed to blend hot foods.
What is the Warranty?
The NutriBullet Company warrants that the NutriBullet is free of defects for one year. If your machine breaks down within one year, the Company will replace or repair it free of charge.
You have the option to extend the warranty for another 4 years which starts at the expiry of the one-year warranty. However, you are responsible for the shipping charges and there is a processing fee charged by the Company.
The warranty only applies to the original buyer and is non-transferable.
- More powerful than the 600 watts
- Handles hard vegetables and fruits well
- Makes fine smoothies in less than a minute
- Compact and doesn’t take up much bench space
- The 32 oz cups can hold larger portions than the 600 watts
- One easy function-just press down and use
- More expensive than the 600 watts
- Some people complain about leakage problems. However, according to many users, the leaking problem can be prevented by following the instructions carefully
- Does not crush ice by itself
- The tall cup may still be too small for some people who want to make larger portions. If you want to make larger portions, RX Model many be more suitable for your needs,
- The cups are quite wide, making them difficult to grip if you have small hands
- The vent on the side of the base is not covered and may have issues if liquid drips into it
What’s in the Box
You will find a 13-piece set when you open the box which includes:
- High-toque Power Base
- 1 Emulsifying Extractor Blade
- 2 32oz Colossal Cups
- 2 Flip-Top Lids
- 2 Handled Lip Rings
- 2 Comfort Lip Rings
- 1 Blasting for Optimum Health Recipe Book
- 1 User Manual
- 1 Pocket Nutritionist
You will also get access to hundreds of recipes and a one-year limited warranty.
Once you open it, putting it altogether is a breeze. All you need to do is wash it with warm soapy water and fill the tumbler with your ingredients, attach to the blade and twist securely. The motor will start blending and the machine will produce your first smoothie in seconds! It will take only seconds for you to clean it after use.
What Customers Say
Many users love this machine and use it everyday to make healthy smoothies and are pleased they bought it. The main features they like are: it is to use and clean, and the machine blends up the smoothies in seconds. They also like the fact that they can blend and take their smoothie in the same cup and drink it later, be it at work, on the road or at the gym.
A lot of users also said this bullet juicer has helped them improve their life and health. Many customers lost weight after using this machine regularly.
Nutribullet 900 is a very popular bullet juicer with a high number of reviews. It has great power and performance. For a personal blender, I am impressed at the versatility for making not only smoothies, but also grinding seeds and nuts and other ingredients. A consumer test website, Wirecutter selectedthe NutriBullet 800 as their top pick after testing 20 personal blenders
Nutribullet 900 is a sensible upgrade from Nutribullet 600. Although there isn’t a great deal of difference between the two, go with the Nutribullet 900 if you want to make smoother, more consistent smoothies in a shorter time and prepare bigger servings.
It will be a good choice if you are a person who is on the go and like to take your smoothies wherever you go. You can’t go wrong with this product if you are planning to improve your health by incorporating more smoothies into your life.
If you only want to blend simple fruits and vegetables and save some money, then go with the Nutribullet 600.
If you have more money to spend, then take a close look at the Vitamix s30 which is sturdier, has more functions and is more versatile.
While it isn’t the most powerful Nutribullet blender, it is my favourite model. I love it for its power, versatility, ease of use and cleaning. It is a great little single serve blender and offers great value for money.