This Ninja mixer as powerful as a $350 Vitamix is on sale for less than $50, today only

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Get the power of a $350 blender by spending 1/7 of the price. (Photo: Getty)

Is there anything more refreshing than a fruit smoothie blended to perfection?

The experience really relies on the texture, which is so hard to get at home with any normal blender that you can find in a grocery. Since the professional-grade blenders used in juiceries and restaurants can be extremely expensive, buying one is often out of the question.

But right now, a perfectly refurbished 1000 Watt Ninja professional blender mixer is 40 percent off, and just $48. It’s been known that a Ninja with this kind of power is just as good (if not better) than a $350 Vitamix.

A great accessory to any kitchen, the Ninja can blend up anything from fruit to ice to veggies to broths in just seconds at the speed you want.

The 72-ounce professional blender comes with “total crushing technology,” which promises to pulverize anything you put inside, whether it be ice, veggies, fruits or nuts. The blender includes three different speeds plus a pulse setting, ensuring that your ingredients combine into the exact texture you want.

Shoppers love the blender, saying the affordable option still gives professional, smooth results. “This is the first blender I've bought and it is amazing, it works so good and it makes perfect smoothies!” one happy shopper said. “I love how much cheaper it was than in the stores. I haven't found one bad thing about it! I'd highly recommend it.”

Another wrote: “I have had great results for the last two months. This thing smashes up everything and I don’t have to deal with chunks when I’m drinking my smoothie. Very pleased with this purchase.”

The fans say they can whip up anything they’d like in the blender, from traditional smoothies to spicy soups.

“Bought this blender after my magic bullet broke,” explained a happy shopper. “I make smoothies and protein shakes 1-2 times a day so was looking for a quality blender for a reasonable price. This is a great product and it takes seconds to make my morning smoothies with how sharp the blades are. HIGHLY RECOMMEND”

Even with a lower price than competitors like Vitamix, the Ninja works as well as any blender should, reviewers say.

“This was a "refurbished" item but it came with all instructions and packaging and looked brand new,” a five-star reviewer said. “It was an incredible deal. I did a great deal of research on different brands and this one rates up with models and brands costing hundreds, and was less than $100.”

Ninja 1000 Watts Blender NJ600

Ninja 1000 Watts Blender NJ600. (Photo: Amazon)

Shop it: Ninja 1000 Watts Blender NJ600, $48 (Was $80), Amazon.com

The reviews quoted above reflect the most recent versions at the time of publication.

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