With plenty of power crush ice and blend fruits and the no mess pouring spout, the Hamilton Beach Smoothie Smart Blender is just what you need to a create your very own smoothies. The one-touch blending and Wave Action features make it easy to create perfectly blended fruit drinks. The jar, lid and blades are dishwasher safe and the base can be wiped down for quick and easy cleanup.

3 thoughts on “Hamilton Beach 56206 Smoothie Smart Blender

  1. Mr John Haueisen says:

    mixed reviews I see that the reviews of this blender are quite mixed: from “can’t be beat!” to “worthless.”Well, all I can do is tell you my experiences with this model.The negative: Maybe it’s just me, because others have written that it crushes ice cubes. I tried five ice cubes at a time, reducing it to even just one at a time, and I simple couldn’t get more than something that resembled frost in the bottom of the blender.I’ll use it and enjoy it for hot chocolate and smoothies, but I’m still going to have to get an ice-crusher.The positive:It made perfect smoothies for me, using bananas, strawberries, blueberries and other fruit. Much of the fruit was frozen, but it still produced well-blended smoothies.It makes wonderful “Abuelita-style” hot chocolate. This is the Mexican hot chocolate you make first heating milk in a microwave (Pyrex bowl), then pouring it into the blender and adding one of those hard Mexican discs of…

  2. C. Andew Currie says:

    So far so great For some time now we have been making due with our cheap, old Oster blender. Don’t get me m wrong, we’ve had it for a good 110 or so years now and it’s still kicking, it just doesn’t do what we want it to do very well, and the motor tends to make that unpleasant “hot” smell after its been running for minute or so.And so I set out on the search for a bit of an upgrade, planning to spend $80 or so. Honestly, I had no idea household blenders could get so expensive. The Breville Hemisphere Control Blender seemed like a really well thought out, quality blender, but at $200 it was more than I had budgeted for at this time (maybe later though!).I had looked over the Oster beehive beehive blenders, but a lot or reviews seem to complain about excessive noise, the drive shaft coupler breaking, and lower quality compared to older models.The Cuisinart blenders all seemed to have pretty lackluster reviews, so that left we me Hamilton Beach, since other…

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