Blenders Can Create More Than Smoothies
If you are using your blender for just smoothies, as many people do, then your blender is probably craving a sense of adventure. You can do so much more with it than just the basic smoothie recipe. There are tons of things that you can make, and we are going to introduce to you a few of them. These are not super complex foods or anything, and they are easy enough that anyone can make them. Hopefully, you find something here that piques your interest and gets you trying some new things with your blender.
When you make applesauce on your own, you can give it just the consistency you want it to have and put in just the right amount of sugar. Making it on your own can be a great way to control ingredients, especially if you can’t find unsweetened applesauce near where you live.
There are tons of sauces the can be made in your blender. Homemade ketchup, pesto dip, garnishes and much more can be whipped up easily using a blender. The advantage to making these things on your own is that you can determine how much sugar, salt, etc. goes into them. You get to decide how healthy (or unhealthy) they are, and that can make all the difference in your diet. Making basic foods like sauces on your own is a great way to monitor what you eat when you or someone in your family has trouble with high blood sugar or is sensitive to gluten.
Now, you should not make butter with the blender, but most any other kind of spread can be made with this versatile appliance. One of the tastiest spreads that the blender is superb at creating is hazelnut spread. This goes great on crackers, cookies, cakes and toast. You can also make peanut butter and similar spreads, and the blender is ideal for making gluten-free spreads for those who need them.
You can also make your own cornmeal with the blender, and it goes super fast. Just throw the ingredients in there and mix, and you are done. You can store this in the fridge or freezer until you are ready to use it. Making it this way ensures that there are little to no preservatives, and you get to decide what goes in it. The best way to store it in a freezer bag or regular Ziploc bag, and you can use it to make tortillas, cornbread and much more.
Your blender is a door to an endless supply of great foods. You can learn to make so many different foods, and the blender makes them so easy, that you may not want to go back to buying food already made up. Look for recipes online and try some out for yourself. You might be surprised at how easy some foods are to make and how great they taste when you make them for yourself.