Budget NutriBullet Alternatives US – Affordable personal blenders

Not everyone can justify spending hundreds on a personal blender, for those who just wants a basic blender that works, without burning a hole in the pocket, here are 5 best low cost personal blenders for the rest of us.

Premium blenders like NutriBullet, Nutri Ninja, Vitamix S-series are powerful high performing blenders with a powerful motor averaging around 900-1000Watt. These cheaper alternatives however are not quite as powerful and would require a bit more time when blending harder ingredients such as ice, carrots, kales or nuts. Still, they do a good job with a bit of patience.

To make your personal blender last longer, we recommend adding resting time during and between blending. This stops the motor from overheating especially when dealing hard ingredients.

Best Affordable and Budget Personal Blenders

1. Black and Decker PB1002R Fusion Blade Personal Blender 275Watt (Red, Grey, Navy or White)

2. Oster BLSTPB-WBL My Blend 250Watt

3, Hamilton Beach 51102/51103 175Watt

ALSO: Hamilton Beach 51101BA Personal Blender – ULTRA BUDGET

4. Conair Cuisinart CPB-300 350Watt (Black, White or Pink)

5. Oster Blend n Go Mason Jar Blender 250Watt

6. Bella 13984 Rocket Extract Pro 750Watt – POWERFUL

ALSO: Bella 13586 12 piece rocket blender

7.Cuisinart CPB-300 1 Quart Portable Blender 350Watt

BONUSChef’s Star Nutri Extractor 1000Watt – MOST POWERFUL

A Closer Look

Let’s jump straight in…

1. Black and Decker PB1002R Fusion Blade Personal Blender 275Watt (Red, Grey, Navy or White)


  • Power: 275 Watt drives
  • Control: Single on/off button
  • Fusion Blades is made from stainless steel and strong enough to crush and shred ice and puree food quickly and evenly. Perfect for soups and smoothies.
  • Includes two 20 ounce jars that comes with twist-on travel lids.

2. Oster BLSTPB-WBL My Blend 250Watt

Simple and compact personal blender for smoothie or shake right in the sport bottle. The included 20-ounce BPA free plastic sport bottle is stylish, comes with a carry hook and has a drip proof drinking lid. Replace the blade assembly with the drinking lid, so you have to drink with the blade still in the bottom. The Blender base is small enough to keep on your counter every day. Simply fill the My Blend Sport Bottle, blend, and go! Oyster My Blend is a low power personal blender available in blue, orange, pink, or green with matching sports bottle.

For safety, there is a built-in, resettable fuse that revives the motor in 15 minutes should it overheat. Let’s hope you never have to use this too often. Just make sure you give the blender some rest time between blending.

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  • Power: 250 Watt motor drives 4 point blade
  • Includes 20 oz single wall BPA free sports bottle and lid.
  • Control: push down blending and pulsing

3. Hamilton Beach 51102/51103 175Watt – BLENDING

Hamilton Beach’s personal blender design is playing it safe and a little conventional in our books. While the blender offers two small blender jugs with travel lids, these are still blender jugs with the blades intact and attachment surface at the bottom of the jug. Unlike other personal blenders and premium blenders seen here, with its’ swap-able blending covers for travel lids, the Hamilton Beach plays it safe with an upright jug in favour of the new flipping the container over the base profile.

It comes complete with durable stainless steel blades and pulse blending action, enough to prepare a variety of great-tasting smoothies, shakes and more. The blending container functions as a mixing jar during blending and doubles as a portable travel mug with attachable drinking lid. For a lightweight, easy-to-use, inexpensive personal blender, the Hamilton Beach Single-Serve Blender is the one to consider.

NOTE: To keep cost down even further, you may opt for single blender jug with travel lid. A single serve blender with Stainless Steel Jug and travel lid is also available if preferred.

ALSOHamilton Beach 51101BA Personal Blender ULTRA BUDGET

5. Oster Blend n Go Mason Jar Blender 250Watt – BLENDING

To bring a bit of vintage fashion to the kitchen or nostalgia from the good old days, the Oster Blend and Go Mason Jar Blender is a unique blender that uses BPA free mason jars with handles instead of the typical tumblers. It may not be practical for on the go given its size, but the package does offer lids and straws if you absolutely want to be different. The simple one touch operation makes the unit easy and quick to use. A storage cap is also included for storing salsa, dips, spreads or baby food.

What the blender excels in is style and uniqueness. Perfect for everyday and entertaining, serve up frozen drinks and your blend of healthy smoothies to wow your friends and guests.

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  • Power: 250 Watt motor
  • Control: One touch operation
  • Includes 2 mason style jars 20 oz. each

6. Bella 13984 Rocket Extract Pro 700Watt – BLENDING & GRINDING

The Rocket Extract Pro is a personal blender that liquefies and extracts nutrients in pretty much the same way as other expensive counterparts. It uses a simple one-touch operation to get your smoothie ready in seconds. A grinding blade is also included, together with smaller 12-ounce containers goes to work on nuts, spices and coffee beans making it versatile and useful in more than one way. The package includes two 12-ounce tumblers and two bigger 24-ounce tumblers, an emulsifying blade, a grinding blade and an array of lids. There are two lip rings, travel lid, shaker lid and three solid lids.

Why so many different lids – The travel lid’s drinking spout closes to allow you to enjoy your blended drink wherever you go. The shaker lid has large holes, so you can serve grated cheese, chocolate, flavored sugars, or coarse spice blends straight from the tumbler. Three solid lids seal contents to store or transport. The two included cup lip rings screw onto the top of the tumblers, so you can immediately sip your drink in comfort and minimize drips.


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  • Power: 700 Watt Motor powering stainless steel blending or grinding blades
  • Control: One touch operation
  • Included Blades: Emulsifying blade, Grinding blade. Lids: two lip rings, one travel lid, one shaker lid and three solid lids. Tumblers: Three 24-ounce tumblers and two 12-ounce tumblers.

ALSO: Bella 13586 12 piece rocket blender 3.9star1227

7. Cuisinart CPB-300 1 Quart Portable Blender 350Watt (Black, White or Pink) – BLENDING & CHOPPING

Cuisinart offers the convenience of blend-and-go with four travel cups and lids for your drinks. As with other single portion blenders, the blade assembly screws on to the cup filled with your favourite ingredients and you simply turn the container over and slot this into the base. The self-aligning mechanism ensures that the cup fits easily and correctly every time. The motor and blade is powerful enough to crush ice, simply use the 32-ounce blender cup and fill this with ice. A second blade for chopping together with a smaller 8-ounce chopper cup is also included for hard ingredients like nuts and beans.

While the containers and jar are dishwasher safe, you can manually clean this quickly. Simply use a small amount of dish washing liquid into blender jar or cups and fill halfway with warm water. Attach blade assembly and run the motor on Low for 15 seconds. Repeat, using clean tap water. Carefully disassemble parts and empty blender jar or cups. Rinse and dry all parts thoroughly. Finally, wipe the motor base clean with a damp cloth to remove any residue, and dry thorough. The only downside is that the lid on the cups does not have a built-in cover.

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  • Power: 360 watt motor
  • Controls: High, Low and Pulse control
  • Electronic soft touch buttons, Safety interlock and auto stop feature, 2 interchangeable stainless steel blade assemblies – one for blending and one for chopping
  • Stainless steel front panel and ABS body
  • Includes: BPA free tritan 32-ounce blender cup, 8-ounce chopper cup and a set of four 16-ounce travel cups.

BONUSChef’s Star Nutri Extractor 1000Watt – BLENDING & GRINDING

Chefs Star Nutri Extractor
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This nutrition extractor may not be the cheapest in our list but it does come highly rated, has the most powerful motor in our list and works in the kitchen for both chopping and blending. With a 1000 Watt motor, the unit is strong enough to blend through seeds, stems and skin of fruits and vegetables to make your nutritious beverage. The carbon steel blades can cut through anything to chop, blend, mix, grate, puree and even shave ice and frozen fruit. The 7 piece set includes a 6 fold blade, milling blade, storage lid, spill proof drinking lid, lid ring with handle, short 350ml cup and tall 600 ml cup as well as recipe book with 6 recipes to start with.


  • Power: 1000 Watt motor
  • Controls: Single push power button
  • Includes 6-fold blade, Milling Blade, Storage Lid, Spill-proof Drinking Lid, Lid Ring with Handle, Short Cup 350ml ( 11.8 oz ), Tall Cup 600ml ( 20.2 oz ) and Manual with Recipes