For many years now, the Ninja Blender has been a smart and convenient addition to millions of kitchens all around the world.
The high-powered, efficient, and professional blender is up there with the very best products on the market.
Whether you want to make a fresh smoothie in the morning, crush tough vegetables to make a soup, or make a delicious puree, a Ninja Blender has you covered.
The fact you’re here would suggest you already have a Ninja Blender. If so, you’ve come to the right place.
No matter how experienced you are with your blender, it’s always nice to have a handful of easy-to-make recipes at your fingertips.
That’s where we come in!
To help you make a wide range of things in little time, we’ve done the research and put together a list of 20 super easy recipes.
In this post, we’ll show you each recipe, so let’s get started!
1. Immune Boosting Super Green Smoothie
From our experience, green smoothies can be a big hit or a massive miss. Sometimes, they taste awesome, other times, they just don’t hit the mark.
Luckily, this immune-boosting super green smoothie is the complete opposite. Hitting the spot perfectly, this smoothie recipe is fresh, vibrant, sweet, and bitter.
Made with just six ingredients, the smoothie contains spinach, kale, frozen tropical fruit mix, lemon juice, ginger, and unsweetened almond milk.
Full of nutrients, what more could we ask for?
2. Ninja Foodi Blender Tomato Soup
If you’ve had a tough day at work and want a simple, quick-to-make, yet hearty dinner, make yourself this tasty Ninja Foodi Blender tomato soup.
Following this recipe, you’ll be left with a super creamy, smooth tomato soup that goes beautifully with a freshly made grilled cheese sandwich and a generous serving of croutons.
Perfect for a cold winter’s night, this soup is wonderfully flavored, packed with healthy nutrients, and incredibly delicious.
The addition of whipping cream helps take things to the next level.
3. Butternut Squash Soup
If you want something a little more adventurous than a tomato soup, why not give this vibrant butternut squash soup a try instead?
Made in 45 minutes, this soup recipe is one you can use to impress family and friends time and time again.
Extremely comforting, flavor-packed, and again healthy, this soup is smooth, creamy, light, and elegant.
The rosemary and garlic added to the soup add to the overall flavor, and a serving of warm buttered bread is amazing to dip.
4. Frozen Summer Hot Chocolate
Did you know that you can make a delicious summer hot chocolate drink using your Ninja Blender? Well, you do now!
This frozen hot chocolate recipe is an incredibly refreshing version of a hot classic.
Made using real melted chocolate, cocoa powder, ice, milk, and whipped cream, your kids will love the sweetness overload this drink provides.
Topped with chocolate sauce, and whipped cream, this recipe is the perfect treat during the summer holidays.
5. Sun-Dried Tomato Sauce
Take your favorite dishes to new levels with this sun-dried tomato sauce recipe.
Next time you’re making delicious pasta or even a pizza, use this recipe to create a fresh, light, and delicious sauce that enhances flavors and adds freshness to any dish.
Taking just 25 minutes to make, you could quite easily make this sauce to use immediately, or store the sauce in a jar for use at a later date.
For us, this recipe beats a store-bought sauce every time.
Fresh from the Ninja Kitchen website, this hummus recipe gives you the chance to make a great classic dip with no hassle.
Taking only 5 minutes to prep, the classic hummus you make could be used for lunches throughout the week or as a dip for your barbecue party.
Adding roasted garlic, peppers, and onions to the recipe will give you something even more exciting.
Make sure you have your pita chips and fresh vegetable batons on hand to tuck into the dip as soon as it’s ready.
7. Peanut Butter Mini Muffins
You’re probably very surprised to hear that you can make a fresh batch of muffins using your blender but you totally can.
You will need some help from an oven too, but if you have a Ninja Blender, you can easily mix the several ingredients needed to make this sweet, yet surprisingly healthy muffin recipe.
Gluten-free, flourless, dairy-free, refined sugar-free, and oil-free, this recipe is a fantastic treat for anyone following a diet.
Warm, melt in your mouth, and absolutely gorgeous, these muffins taste great, look even better, and take little time to make.
Can things get any better?
8. Orange Creamsicle Smoothie
Next on our list, we have this awesome orange creamsicle smoothie recipe. We don’t know about you, but there’s something special about orange in a refreshing smoothie (if you’re looking for smoothie that doesn’t include bananas, read here).
Offering plenty of sweetness and your daily intake of Vitamin C, this smoothie recipe is cool, refreshing, sweet, and smooth.
Filled with yogurt and fruit, this recipe is surprisingly filling too.
This makes it a fantastic healthy snack or breakfast. On a hot summer day, this smoothie goes great with an afternoon by the pool.
9. Sunrise Super Smoothie
If you’re looking for the perfect wake-up call, look no further than this delicious sunrise super smoothie recipe.
Sunshine yellow in color, no matter what the weather is like outside, this smoothie will set you up perfectly for the day ahead.
Sweet, citrusy, colorful, and full of goodness, this smoothie offers everything you need.
It’s full of protein, healthy fats, antioxidants, and vitamins. You’ll even find the biggest haters of smoothies enjoying a glass of this in the morning.
10. Spinach And Cherry Smoothie
Made in just 5 minutes with 4 simple ingredients, this smoothie combines the health benefits of spinach brilliantly with the vibrancy and tartness of the cherries.
Containing 56 calories per serving, this healthy smoothie is a great breakfast or afternoon snack.
All you need to make the smoothie is cherries, spinach, ice, and almond milk. You can even throw a banana in for some extra flavor and nutritional value.
You’ll be pleased to hear that the tartness of the cherries doesn’t overpower the smoothie at all.
11. Banana And Apple Oatmeal Smoothie
The next easy Ninja Blender recipe on our list is this banana and apple oatmeal smoothie recipe. This is a solid recipe for anyone that wants to make a more fulfilling breakfast smoothie.
Setting you up perfectly for the day ahead, this smoothie has a thicker texture and a more balanced flavor than other smoothies we’ve mentioned.
Offering the perfect amount of sweet flavor, this smoothie almost tastes like a milkshake.
The vitamins and minerals provided by the fruits are a nice bonus too.
12. Lemon Dijon Vinaigrette
You can also make some fantastic vinaigrette using your Ninja Blender. This fabulous lemon Dijon vinaigrette recipe is one of our favorites.
This recipe will only take 3 minutes of your time to make, leaving you with a fresh, tangy, spicy vinaigrette that tastes wonderful on a fresh salad.
Well flavored, you’ll probably find that the vinaigrette tastes and looks like it has cream in it. Weirdly, despite this taste, it doesn’t.
This is great for us though because the extra flavors without the addition of more calories is brilliant.
13. Antioxidant Refresher Smoothie
Here’s another super quick and easy-to-make Ninja-specific recipe. This time, we have a tasty, super fresh antioxidant refresher smoothie.
Taking just 5 minutes to make, this smoothie will load you with the essential antioxidants your body needs.
The smoothie is made using blueberries, apple, red cabbage, celery, water, watermelon, and ice.
It’s mostly sweet, with a subtle undertone of tanginess. The veggies also provide an underlying earthiness.
Don’t worry though, this earthiness doesn’t reduce the overall brightness of the juice.
14. Ninja Blender Emerald Green Elixir
With a name like emerald green elixir, we couldn’t possibly leave this smoothie off our list of Ninja Blender recipes.
Another fantastic green smoothie, this vibrant drink is packed with vitamins, antioxidants, and minerals.
Containing half a cup of spinach, banana, honey, white grape juice, kiwi, and ice, the recipe combines a wide range of unique flavors.
The end result is a lightly sweet smoothie that has a subtle tang to it.
Perfect for lunch, dinner, or a mid-afternoon snack, we love the color of this smoothie above everything else.
15. Carrot Baby Food
If you have a baby, you could use your Ninja Blender to make some excellent homemade baby food.
Ready in a matter of minutes, one of the easiest, healthiest, and baby-friendly meals you can make is a carrot puree.
All that’s required to make this carrot puree is your choice of carrots and filtered water.
Once steamed, the carrots can be blended with the water to create healthy, soft food for your baby to eat.
This baby food is loaded with essential vitamins, giving your child the essential nutrients they need.
16. Healthy Peanut Butter
This healthy blender peanut butter recipe is perfect for you if you’re following a strict diet.
Free from any preservatives, this peanut butter recipe will save you valuable calories and money, as it can be made at a fraction of the cost of store-bought jars of peanut butter.
Crunchy, smooth, and full of peanutty flavor, this recipe helps you make amazing peanut butter that can be used to make the best peanut jelly sandwiches.
For those on a diet, why not spread it on your toast instead?
17. Homemade Hazelnut Chocolate Spread
You can even use your Ninja Blender to make your own homemade hazelnut chocolate spread.
This recipe is from the Vitamix website, but it works perfectly in a Ninja Blender too.
To make this hazelnut chocolate spread, you need peanut oil, toasted and skinless hazelnuts, milk chocolate chips, and bittersweet or dark chocolate chips.
Once you have all of those ingredients, you can blend the ingredients together to create a super sweet, slightly crunchy, and smooth chocolate spread.
You can then use the spread on toast or to make a tasty chocolate dessert. We like to top a chocolate cake with our homemade hazelnut chocolate spread.
18. Pineapple Strawberry Kale Smoothie
If you’re on the lookout for a tropical, sweet, and tangy-tasting smoothie that’s full of flavor, refreshing, vibrant, and packed with healthy vitamins and minerals, look no further than the pineapple strawberry kale smoothie recipe from Damn Delicious.
Beautifully green and red, this filling smoothie doesn’t actually taste healthy. Instead, it tastes like a super sweet unhealthy treat.
This helps make the smoothie an excellent sweet snack for anyone on a diet.
Make this recipe when you need a healthy boost or a beverage that will cool you down on a hot day.
19. Almond Joy Smoothie
If you prefer a less sweet smoothie, check out this almond joy smoothie recipe. Packed with a more savory flavor, this thick smoothie can be whipped up in just 5 minutes.
To make the smoothie, you need coconut milk, raw almonds, spinach, cacao powder, shredded coconut, coconut extract, banana, honey, and ice.
The addition of honey and coconut is excellent. Both ingredients add a subtle sweetness and freshness to the smoothie. The coconut also improves the consistency of the smoothie.
20. Blueberry Smoothie
The final Ninja Blender recipe on our list is this super simple, yet extremely delicious blueberry smoothie recipe.
Easily made using 4 different ingredients, this smoothie is bright purple in color, tangy in flavor, and loaded with nutrients.
In total, it will only take you 5 minutes to make the smoothie too.
This makes it a solid breakfast smoothie choice for those that seek a good wake-up call.
Add honey to the smoothie if you want to neutralize the tartness of the blueberries.
Frequently Asked Questions
Can You Make Hot Soups In A Ninja Blender?
You’ll be pleased to hear that yes, you can make hot soups in a Ninja Blender. However, it’s worth noting that not every Ninja Blender is capable of doing so.
You’ll first need to make sure your blender has a heating feature. If it does, you’re good to go.
Is The Ninja Blender As Good As Vitamix?
The debate as to which brand makes the best blender has been going on for many years. Generally speaking, Vitamix blenders are considered the best.
However, there are things that Ninja Blenders do better. For example, the Ninja Blender has a built-in heat element. They are also easier to clean.
Having said that, Vitamix blenders are usually more powerful and made to a higher standard.
What Is The Lifespan Of A Ninja Blender?
If looked after and well-cleaned after use, a Ninja Blender should last you at least 2 to 3 years.
However, there’s no specific time frame that your blender will stop working after. If you care for it well, it could last many more years.
That concludes our list of 20 Ninja Blender recipes that you should know.
On our list, you’ve seen super simple smoothie recipes, quick and easy dinner recipes, tasty dessert ideas, and even healthier alternatives to some of our favorite snacks.
We’ve even shown you how to make baby food using your blender.
Now you know what’s possible with your Ninja Blender, you should start writing down the ingredients you need to give some of these easy blender recipes a try.
We’re sure you’ll be satisfied no matter which recipe you choose first.
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