Have you ever thought of adding a blender to your kitchen? You’re not alone. More and more of us are becoming conscious of the food we eat. Organic food, raw food, increasing numbers of vegans and people who simply want to eat more nutritious food are ever more popular trends. A blender is essential for many of these styles of eating, and it's become just as common a machine on the kitchen worktop as a coffee maker or toaster. Blenders – sometimes called mixers – are a kitchen appliance with many areas of use, including smoothies, juices and drinks, making soups and crushing ice. To a large extent a blender can replace what a food processor, stick blender or juice squeezer is expected to do. There are loads of recipes on the internet for tasty smoothies and soups that you can prepare in just a couple of minutes. It's a lovely healthy feeling on a Sunday morning to quickly be able to make up a glass of smoothie from coconut milk, chia seeds, banana and apple.