Product Review: Mueller Ultra-Stick Hand Blender

[1]Eating healthfully[2] is a key part of managing diabetes. But challenges come along with all that healthy eating, and one of them is time. Who has time to drag out the blender or food processor? And cleaning those gadgets? Forget it! It’s so much easier to order take-out, right? Not anymore! Meet the kitchen tool that you soon won’t be able to do without: the Mueller Ultra-Stick 9 Speed Hand Blender.


Sometimes known as an immersion blender, this Mueller hand blender will make it possible to whip up tasty — and healthy — delights, such as smoothies, soups, tomato sauce, pesto, hummus, salad dressing, nut butters, and scrambled eggs in no time at all. This handy kitchen tool has an ergonomic grip that makes it easy hold, plus an S-shaped stainless-steel blade that makes blending super-fast and easy. And unlike many other immersion blenders on the market, the Mueller Ultra-Stick Hand Blender has a 500-watt European, high-quality copper motor that holds up, use after use. It also comes with a whisk attachment, which is perfect for beating egg whites or whipping cream. Finally, clean up’s a breeze: just detach the blending arm and rinse with water or pop it into your dishwasher. Healthy eating just got a whole lot faster!

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Want to learn more about healthy eating with diabetes? Read “Improving Your Recipes: One Step at a Time,”[4] “Top Tips for Healthier Eating,”[5] and “Counting Carbohydrates Like a Pro.”[6]

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Amy Campbell: Amy Campbell is the author of Staying Healthy with Diabetes: Nutrition and Meal Planning and a frequent contributor to Diabetes Self-Management and Diabetes & You. She has co-authored several books, including the The Joslin Guide to Diabetes and the American Diabetes Association’s 16 Myths of a “Diabetic Diet,” for which she received a Will Solimene Award of Excellence in Medical Communication and a National Health Information Award in 2000. Amy also developed menus for Fit Not Fat at Forty Plus and co-authored Eat Carbs, Lose Weight with fitness expert Denise Austin. Amy earned a bachelor’s degree in nutrition from Simmons College and a master’s degree in nutrition education from Boston University. In addition to being a Registered Dietitian, she is a Certified Diabetes Educator and a member of the American Dietetic Association, the American Diabetes Association, and the American Association of Diabetes Educators. Amy was formerly a Diabetes and Nutrition Educator at Joslin Diabetes Center, where she was responsible for the development, implementation, and evaluation of disease management programs, including clinical guideline and educational material development, and the development, testing, and implementation of disease management applications. She is currently the Director of Clinical Education Content Development and Training at Good Measures. Amy has developed and conducted training sessions for various disease and case management programs and is a frequent presenter at disease management events.

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