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As a really busy mum, the only way I can seem to keep up my intake of fruit and veg is is by drinking smoothies with a nice dash of protein powder when I need it. After using a competitor smoothie blender for a while, I was given the opportunity to do a Breville Boss to Go Plus review, the big brother of the Breville Boss to Go. I have also included a comparison chart further on in this post comparing the Breville Boss to Go and the Breville Boss To Go Plus for those of you seeking a Breville Boss to Go review. There are a few subtle differences with the machines, particularly power wise.
I’m one of those strange people that will eat more fruit if it’s prepared a certain way. For example, if a watermelon is in the fridge, I won’t just go and cut a piece off to eat it. But if it’s cut into cubes, I will. The same with an apple. I prefer eating an apple when it’s cut up. I love fruit salads because of the fact they’re all cut up into nice little pieces.
The same goes for smoothies, it feels really good to know that I’m drinking something really tasty that’s packed full of goodness. If you were to separate all the ingredients, I just wouldn’t eat them all on their own. I guess it’s a cheats way to boosting my immune system.
So when I was able to review the new Breville Boss to Go Plus, you can just imagine how glad I was that’d I’d have something to make my immune boosting so much easier given how picky (and lazy) I am.
Putting the Breville Boss to Go Plus to the test
And voila! This smoothie is absolutely delicious, smooth and has so many health benefits.
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The performance of the Breville Boss to Go Plus
Well, I’m lucky to have a popular competitor machine to compare the Breville Boss to Go Plus against (think Bullet) and I am extremely impressed with the performance of the Breville.
The Breville Boss to Go is a surprisingly powerful machine and whips up a smoothie in under 10 seconds with absolutely no lumps, even when placing a whole frozen banana in it or ingredients like nuts or frozen berries. There’s nothing worse than drinking a smoothie, especially with a straw, and getting a gigantic chunk stuck or in your mouth or stuck in the straw. Now that’s not a ‘smoothie’, is it?
In terms of the consistency of the smoothies, the Breville Boss to Go certainly exceeds its competitor for being able to really refine the texture to an extremely smooth consistency. This is great for kids too.
The other thing I love is the number of tumblers it comes with and the great lids so you can drink your smoothie on the go. I can definitely see myself taking my smoothie along with me for kindy drop-offs, especially when baby number two comes and I’m juggling two kids!
The other thing I tried was the grinding function using the stainless steel grinding container. Wow! Again, with little effort, the Breville Boss to Go can instantly turn almonds into almond meal!
But one of my absolute favourite parts of the Breville Boss to Go is the fact that the blade assembly DOES NOT have a seal. The competitor machine (Nutri Bullet) I have does and it’s an absolute pain in the bum to keep clean.
So there you have it, my Breville Boss to Go Plus review. Such a great way for lazy fruit and veg eaters like me (and my son) to keep healthy!
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What’s the difference between the Breville Boss to Go Plus and Breville Boss to Go?
For some time I didn’t actually realise there was a difference between the Boss to Go Plus and the Boss to Go other than the Plus came with extra tumblers and a grinding tumbler. The fact is, they are a tiny bit different in the technical department. I’ve put the comparison together so you can see the difference. The main difference is power – 1000 vs 800 watts.
Breville Boss To Go Plus vs. Breville Boss To Go Comparison Chart
|Breville Boss to Go Plus||Breville Boss to Go|
|ProKinetix® Blade and Bowl System designed with 3 powerful stainless steel blades contoured to the base of the jug for maximum cutting power and processing results||ProKinetix® Blade and Bowl System designed with 3 powerful stainless steel blades contoured to the base of the jug for maximum cutting power and processing results|
|Breville Assist™ Lid unique ring pull design ensures the lid is easy to remove yet sealed tight during operation||Breville Assist™ Lid unique ring pull design ensures the lid is easy to remove yet sealed tight during operation|
|Smooth Edge Tritan® cups with travel lids 1 x 700ml 2 x 500ml||Smooth Edge Tritan® cups with travel lids 2 x 500ml|
|Durable Stainless Steel for milling and grinding of nuts and seeds||Does not have a grinding container|
|1 Speed||1 Speed|
|220-240 Volts||220-240 Volts|
|1000 Watts||800 Watts|
|168x151x183 mm||168 x 151 x 184 mm|
|Nurture vs Nature recipe book||Nurture vs Nature recipe book|
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