Immersion blenders have been around for years. But I came late to the party. I bought an immersion blender about a month ago and already I'm in love!
True, it looks like a cross between a piece of exercise equipment and well, yes, a vibrator, but so what!?
The immersion blender, also known as a hand blender or a stick blender, kicks some serious butt helping my husband and I eat healthier and, yes, even lose weight.
My immersion blender is so so easy to use (and clean!), I find myself reaching for it to make dishes I never would have without it--dishes in which I can easily cut calories and cut down and even cut out not-so-good-for-you ingredients.
Plus, I can swap out empty-calorie-laden ingredients for more nutritious ones--all without sacrificing flavor.
You can buy a decent immersion blender for less than $50. This is the one I bought.
Below are seven ways an immersion blender can help you, too, to plunge into healthier eating territory and take off pounds.
Did I mention that I love my immersion blender!?