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5 affordable alternatives to vitamix, blendtec and Cuisinart

Some affordable alternatives to Vitamix, darlings!

A friend of mine saw my old and trusty Vitamix and would not leave without it! She fell in love which is understandable. The gadget is awesome!affordable alternatives to vitamix

Blender is by far one of my most used and valued kitchen tools! I use my blender at least twice a day!

It’s great for juices, smoothies, soups, nut butter, dough, just to crush ice, to mill flour, for a quick foamy latte, etc…

Because I use it so intensively, I prefer and need a high-speed blender.

Thanks to the great return policy so stores offer, I have tried out quite a few high-speed blenders. Some are quite impressive, some lack power, some just don’t make it to a second use.

I have experienced with both affordable and high-end blenders. As you may already know, high-speed blenders from Vitamix, Blendtec, and Cuisinart are quite popular, they perform well, but unfortunately, not everyone can afford them or is willing to shell out $ 300 plus for one kitchen gadget, great warranty policy or not!

I am all for the frugal living! I value great performance over name brand. Depends on what the price tag is I also value a great warranty and return policy!

Affordable alternatives to Vitamix,Blendtec, and Cuisinart high-speed blenders

Before I share those 5 affordable alternatives to Vitamix, Blendtec, and Cuisinart blenders please notate below:

Since blender is such a well-used tool, I have some criteria that I refer to when investing in a new one.

Here they are:

  • high speed

I prefer 1200 watts or higher. That’s what I need. Please factor in noise. These beasts are not that quiet.

  • Warranty length

It’s nice to buy from brands with good warranty policy especially when you are spending hundreds!

  • Price

More expensive doesn’t always mean more practical, or more useful.

  • replacement parts

Some replacement parts are almost as expensive as the blender itself!

From more affordable to least affordable

# 1 affordable alternatives to Vitamix, Blendtec,  Cuisinart

Why we love it?

It’s affordable, powerful, comes with the Oster 10 Year DURALAST All-Metal Drive Limited Warranty for lasting durability. Everything is blended evenly. I tested it for vegetable juice and smoothie. It worked ok for nut butter but required extra time. affordable alternatives to vitamix


It heats up after prolonged usage. Least Loud.

#2  affordable alternatives to Vitamix, Blendtec,  Cuisinart

Shred Emulsifier Multi-Functional the Ultimate 1500W 

For  $103, this blender is one heck of a beast!

What do we love?

  • easy to operate
  • 8 pre-programmed one-touch buttons-smart technology
  • heavy duty 2 horsepower motor
  • 1500 watts
  • 4 surgically sharp blades


The warranty period is 60 days. Better make sure you like it before you decide to keep it!  Not made for prolonged usage, it heats up quite a bite! And would probably raise the dead!


# 3 affordable alternatives to Vitamix, Blendtec,  Cuisinart

Aicok,  Heavy Duty Professional Blender with Single Serve


$109.77. I got this one for my mom almost a year ago, it’s still blending, mixing, pureeing just fine!

What do we love about it?

It blends everything smoothly, no pulp or leftover unblended chunks, handles hot and cold seamlessly!

It has a fantastic warranty of 14 years which is double the Vitamix one! It’s a 1400 watt powerhouse and you need it!


None, nada, rien, riente!

# 4  affordable alternatives to Vitamix, Blendtec,  Cuisinart

Posame, smoothie Blender 1500W High-Speed 30000RPM

$129.99.  This blender is a beauty!

What do we love about it?

Family size, it pulverizes everything from seeds, nuts, to fruits and vegetable in seconds!

Heating function for the techies!  Easily make soy milk, or any other nut milk, soups when setting the blender with 10 grades speed over 15 mins of high-speed operation. 


It moves around, and super loud!


# 5 affordable alternatives to Vitamix, Blendtec,  Cuisinart

Ninja Chef  1500-Watt High-Speed Blender, Black CT805

$179.99. This is my third ninja blender. The first one I forgot while relocating from one state to another. The second one came cracked, I just returned it for a complete refund, and this one which I had to exchange because the first I received didn’t even turn on.

What do we love about it?

It has a clean program. Just add some water and soap, turn it on after you are done. Easy clean-up!

7 years limited warranty.

Sharp blades.This blender was made to mill flour, and makes the smoother nut butter!


Dishwasher safe? No! Take my word on this, do not put the pitcher in the dishwasher! and oh, it’s the louder of the bunch! Poor quality assurance. I believe I almost gave my poor bunny a heart attack the first time I turned on! True story! Haha!


affordable alternatives to vitamix



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Have you tried or own any on that list? What is your favorite blender? How many times do you use it a week?

Give me all the details in the comment section!  ?

About Author

Hi, darlings! I am Mika! My first home will always be Haiti! I have been living a plant-based lifestyle for a while now. I don't have a favorite color or food for that matter. I like a variation of shades and recipes. I have a little girl who is the center of my world! I am married to my favorite human! I can spend days browsing drool-worthy food pictures on Pinterest. I love biking and hiking. I love tea, and I am a self proclaimed coffee snob! I am always trying out new recipes, new eco-beauty products, and ethical fashion wish list so long it will make your head spin!

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