Bella Rocket Blender Review: Compact Budget Model [13330]

bella rocket blender reviewIt is no secret that people are always seeking ways to simplify their lives and the manufacturer of the BELLA Personal Size Rocket Blender has answered that call. They created a product that not only saves time but also money. With this appliance, your morning routine is almost hassle-free. It is easy to use, easy to clean, and the price is not bad either. This nifty gadget will make you a smoothie to-go in mere minutes. Simply blend your ingredients, take the cup off the base when done, place a lid onto the cup to secure its content and you can be out of the house in no time.  Pretty convenient right?

This single-serve blender comes with a stainless steel blending blade to liquify fruits and leafy greens, as well a grinding blade perfect for pulverizing dry foods and spices.  Do not let the size fool you; it is a small, yet powerful and versatile tool that can do it all — from mixing, chopping, grinding, pureeing, and of course blending.


Bella Rocket Blender Review: Overview

The BELLA Personal Size Rocket Blender is a twelve-piece set complete with a 240-watt stainless steel motor, one 8 oz, and two 13.5 oz cups, a blending blade and a grinding blade, two lip rings, two shaker lids, and two regular storage lids. Both the cups and lids are made of plastic. Measuring in at 9.1 x 7.1 x 11 inches and weighing 3.5 pounds, it is a small and compact gadget, coupled with high power speed to get the job done.


Multi-functional

The dual blade functionality makes this a multi-functional blender suitable for soft foods like fruits and leafy greens and also hard food such as nuts, spices, and coffee beans. Place the blade of your choice onto a blending cup, rotate to lock into the base, and then push down to blend. In the mood for a smoothie with a velvety smooth consistency? No problem! It gets the job done in a short time.

How about grinding coffee beans, nuts, and spices into fine powders? Again, no problem! The BELLA (13330) Personal Size Rocket Blender is a two in one product — it is also a food processor. This goes without saying: for the best outcome, make sure you add enough liquid to help with the blending process.

What is also brilliant about the design of this appliance is the two shaker lids, which serve different functions. There is one with larger holes suitable for serving grated cheese, chocolate, or coarse spice blends. Meanwhile, the lid with smaller holes is designed for spices with a fine texture. For the price and its capabilities, this blender is a steal.


A Great Product for Singles and Families

Careful thought was put into differentiating the BELLA Personal Size Rocket Blender from others on the market and I think they got it right. The varying cup sizes and multi-functional lids set it apart from similar products that come with only one attachment. As a result, the different accessories make it great not only for singles but also for families.

The different sized cups allow for customized mixes for families and the accompanying lids allow for easy storage if you want to save some for later. The lids are also convenient if you are on the go. A nice feature is that the blade is separate from the cup, so you do not have to pour from the mixer into a glass. Just take the cup off, cover with a lid and you are all set to go.


Easy Cleanup and Dishwasher Safe

You will especially love how easy it is to clean the BELLA (13330) Personal Size Rocket Blender. Simply rinse the blade and cup immediately after use and you are all set. Additionally, all the lids and blending cups are dishwasher safe.

The Not So Good News

Let’s face it—for the price, which is on the cheaper side, there are aspects of the design where quality is bound to be compromised. The base of the stainless-steel blade is made of plastic and is likely to wear down with consistent use. If still under warranty, you can send the blade housing back. Otherwise, you may have to purchase a new blade from Bella.

Something else to consider is for such a small device, it sure is loud. In fact, you may find it difficult to carry on a conversation while operating it. Be mindful when using around pets that might be sensitive to noise. It is also probably not a good idea to use this product too early in the morning, or late at night while a family member or friend is sleeping.

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It also does not do well with whole blocks of ice so you’re better off using crushed ice instead.

Another downside to the BELLA (13330) Personal Size Rocket Blender is that it comes with only one manual pulse setting, hence there is no way to control speed or power.


Bella Rocket Blender Review: Final Thoughts

The BELLA Personal Size Rocket Blender is a super handy kitchen appliance designed to take care of your blending needs. Though small and compact, it comes with multi-functional stainless-steel blades powerful enough to blend fruits and green smoothies and pulverize dry ingredients such as coffee beans and spices. The blending blade serves up velvety smooth shakes, creamy nut spreads, and flavorful seasonings.

While this gadget is great at grinding, don’t expect it to take on jobs better suited for an industrial-sized blender. For example, it will not crush whole blocks of ice.  Another drawback is that it is susceptible to wear and tear, especially if you are using it every day. However, if you plan on using it only a few times during the week, this appliance will be adequate for you and your family.

If you are looking for a reasonably priced, super powerful and easy to use blender then I recommend you nab this nifty mini blender.

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