Smoothie Love + Hamilton Beach Single Serve Blender Giveaway

Sorry for the late post today – little man took a 3 hour nap {win!} 1 hour of which was in the crib, the other two hours were on me. Nap time is usually when I get my lunch, blog work & a million other things done so apologies for the delay! The good news is, I’m pretty excited about this post today because it gets me really {Really!} excited about the spring weather that the weather man promised is coming to stay! Woohoo!FRUIT

For me, there’s nothing better than a smoothie on a nice warm day. For this pregnancy, I’ve actually been craving all things fruits & vegetables {which has been awesome} and on the days where the weather hasn’t been too cold, I’ve been making a smoothie or two to calm some sweet cravings!BABY DRINK

I love a good smoothie because it’s easy to throw together, keeps me full for a while, calms my sweet tooth and plus Brooks loves to share one with me too! I’ve been struggling a bit getting him to eat fruits and veggies on his own – I think part of the problem is that he only has 5 teeth – but I think this is a great way to get him used to a wide variety of fresh flavors! And hopefully as the weather warms & more teeth come in {which I’m not looking forward to, the whole cutting teeth part} he’ll be more into trying some seasonal eats!


Here’s a look at what’s inside my current favorite smoothie combination:

  • 1/2 frozen banana
  • blackberries
  • raspberries
  • 1 cup Stonyfield yogurt
  • ice

If I wasn’t sharing with Brooks I’d add in some of my favorite chocolate protein powder. Other things I’d love to add include any additional berries, peanut butter, flax seeds! My fridge is a little empty at the moment, but I love to add in as much as possible to pack a real punch!BEFORE AFTER

I was pretty pumped when I had the opportunity to partner with not only Stonyfield but also Hamilton Beach to test out the new Hamilton Beach Personal Blender – it comes in four colors: blue, red, green & black! I got to try out the blue and I must say, it’s a cute little color and the perfect size for making your very own individual smoothie. Plus it saves on washing extra dishes because you literally just pick the cup off the blender and go.


I have already used this a bunch of times since receiving it last week. I can already tell I’m going to be using it constantly this spring and summer. It’s awesome to just throw everything in the blender, pick up my cup, toss it in the stroller and take the boys for a walk. Doesn’t get any better than that!


The other awesome thing about the Hamilton Beach Personal Blender is that holds up to 14 ounces, which is just shy of two cups, so you get a nice size smoothie if you fill that bad boy up! The cup is also dishwasher safe, another win! I also wanted to let you know that I was a little skeptical at first about the power that this blender because of it’s size – I’ve also been pretty spoiled by my Vitamix so, I expect a lot from a blender – but it blended all the frozen fruits with ease! It was very quick and pretty quiet too!

Hamilton Beach

Have I sold you on this little blender’s awesomeness yet? Well thanks to my friends at Stonyfield + Hamilton Beach, up for grabs today is your very own Hamilton Beach Personal Blender PLUS Stonyfield coupons to help get your smoothie on!! Woohoo!

Want to win one? Leave a comment below letting me know your favorite smoothie combination & enter the rafflecopter to win:

a Rafflecopter giveaway


Giveaway ends Sunday, March 29th / Winner will be notified via email / Open to US Residents Only

As a Stonyfield Blogger Ambassador, I was compensated for writing this post as part of my agreement with Stonyfield. I was also given a Hamilton Beach Single Serve Blender as part of my compensation. As always, all opinions are my own. 

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  • Reply Meg March 25, 2015 at 7:43 pm

    Banana, strawberries, vanilla yogurt and ice are in my favorite smoothie

  • Reply Jessica March 25, 2015 at 7:54 pm

    Banana, peanutbutter, and lots of ice

  • Reply Kirsty March 25, 2015 at 8:04 pm

    Strawberries. Banana. Kiwi. Greek Yoghurt. Almond Milk and Ice 🙂

  • Reply Liz M March 25, 2015 at 8:54 pm

    Love any berries with banana, spinach and vanilla yogurt. Need a small, easy to use blender in my life!

  • Reply Ani March 25, 2015 at 9:17 pm

    Strawberry, spinach, carrot and a hearty slice of banana!

  • Reply Nancy March 25, 2015 at 9:54 pm

    Banana, PB2, chocolate protein powder, handful of spinach, milk, ice

  • Reply Caitlin March 25, 2015 at 9:54 pm

    Mmm smoothies! Vanilla Greek yogurt, frozen cherries, vanilla protein powder, spinach. Tastes like cherry vanilla ice cream

  • Reply Madeline March 25, 2015 at 10:12 pm

    I love frozen banana, blueberries, almond butter and milk smoothies!

  • Reply Hilary B March 25, 2015 at 10:44 pm

    My fave lately has been cocoa powder, PB2, milk, ice, and 1/2 of a frozen banana.

  • Reply Judith March 25, 2015 at 10:55 pm

    I love putting in banana, vanilla protein powder, and some cinnamon! It’s like a banana chai smoothie!

  • Reply Alyssa March 26, 2015 at 6:43 am

    My go to for months now has been spinach, frozen strawberries, frozen bananas, cocoa powder, almond milk, protein powder and ground flax… served in a bowl with granola on top!

  • Reply Patty O March 26, 2015 at 6:54 am

    That personal blender looks awesome -love the size! Also, what a great way to sneak those fruits into Brooks too!

  • Reply Erin E. March 26, 2015 at 7:27 am

    I love vanilla yogurt, blueberries and bananas!!! Thanks for the opportunity!

  • Reply Erin E. March 26, 2015 at 7:28 am

    I love the size of the personal blender. I could really use this. Believe it or not, I don’t have a blender yet.

  • Reply Sarah D. March 26, 2015 at 8:07 am

    Chocolate protein powder, PB, frozen or fresh strawberries and almond milk.

  • Reply LM March 26, 2015 at 8:42 am

    What a great product! I’m a fan of strawberries, banana, some coconut milk, and a hand full of spinach. Perfect snack!

  • Reply Nikki March 26, 2015 at 8:53 am

    How did you get Brooks to drink through a straw? My 9 month old is bottle obsessed!

  • Reply Desiree March 26, 2015 at 9:35 am

    almond milk, banana, ice, cocoa powder, almond butter, spinach, silken tofu.

  • Reply Lizzie March 26, 2015 at 10:01 am

    Banana plus any frozen fruit I have on hand!

    My husband has become obsessed with putting PB2 in his!!

  • Reply Katy B. March 26, 2015 at 10:40 am

    Almond milk, frozen banana, peanut butter & spinach…mmmm.

  • Reply Meghan March 26, 2015 at 11:13 am

    I love strawberry banana smoothies with peanut butter and a little chocolate protein powder. I’m too lazy a lot of times to pull out my big ol’ blender and then wash all the components so having this Hamilton Beach blender would be so nice!

  • Reply Sharona March 26, 2015 at 11:23 am

    What a great way to take a smoothie on the go! I always make too much in my big blender! Such a great tool for one person!

  • Reply Carolyn March 26, 2015 at 2:09 pm

    Frozen banana, strawberries, vanilla almond milk, and ice

  • Reply Nicole March 26, 2015 at 2:38 pm

    Kale, Avocado, banana, strawberry, blueberry, flaxseed, coconut water and vanilla Greek yogurt….YUM!!!

  • Reply Nicole @ LibertyBellesBlog March 26, 2015 at 8:22 pm

    love tropical versions, with mango and pineapple. yum!

  • Reply katie March 26, 2015 at 8:40 pm

    Mango, pineapple, kale. Yum!

  • Reply Margot C March 27, 2015 at 12:41 am

    I would love to win this; what I like to make is a smoothie f mango/blueberry/chia seeds and a dollop of cooked oatmeal (and no store will make that for you)

  • Reply Danielle March 27, 2015 at 1:22 am

    I love to make smoothies with Greek yogurt, frozen bananas, and berries! I toss in spinach too for an extra veggie boost!

  • Reply mary matheson March 27, 2015 at 5:03 am

    I like to make my smoothies out of bananas, pineapple and yogurt.

  • Reply Jayme March 27, 2015 at 10:40 am

    I love green smoothies! Coconut water, spinach, banana, mixed berries… So good!

  • Reply Claudia March 27, 2015 at 11:05 am

    Frozen strawberries, Greek yogurt and a bit of spinach!

  • Reply Natalie Patalie March 27, 2015 at 12:52 pm

    This is perfect! I’v been wanting to make more smoothies, but I don’t even have a blender yet LOL.

  • Reply Bohemian Babushka (@BBabushka) March 27, 2015 at 2:05 pm

    BB has a teeny,tiny kitchen so this blender would be great! Bananas,yogurt,cantaloupes,honey, flaxseed… wow and woah. gracias for the giveaway.

  • Reply Holly E March 27, 2015 at 4:57 pm

    I love banana, peanut butter, and cocoa powder smoothies.

  • Reply Marisol March 27, 2015 at 6:25 pm

    banana, kale, berries, milk, chia seeds and sometimes yogurt
    Totally need this guy, especially after the good review.

  • Reply Ashley Perez March 27, 2015 at 7:10 pm

    I love strawberry smoothies and I would love to win so I can start making smoothies♡ 🙂

  • Reply Starla J @ Pressing In and Pressing On March 27, 2015 at 7:34 pm

    Love this! I’ve never really made a smoothie before. I’d love to win. Thank you for a chance.

  • Reply Sean March 27, 2015 at 7:53 pm

    I love that it’s compact so you can take it with you while running errands. This would be great to have. Love the functionality of it.

  • Reply Alina March 27, 2015 at 7:55 pm

    I don’t have a lot of counter space so this would be wonderful to have to make smoothies in.

  • Reply Lisa Brown March 28, 2015 at 8:54 am

    i would make a hemp protein and avocado smoothie. i would love to win to use it for small amounts of smoothie

  • Reply Elle P. March 28, 2015 at 11:34 am

    I want to win it so I can easily make myself a delicious smoothie without needing to use and then clean out the much bigger blender.

  • Reply Lindsay Roznowski March 28, 2015 at 12:32 pm

    My new favorite is an orange, a banana, plain yogurt, some maca powder, and a little honey…simple, but a healthy throwback to the shopping mall version of the Orange Julius!

  • Reply Nikki March 28, 2015 at 2:39 pm

    I current favorite is spinach, banana, a little yogurt & frozen blueberry!

  • Reply Linda F. March 28, 2015 at 4:13 pm

    I love smaller size. Sometimes I just want to make a smoothie for myself and this is easier.

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  • Reply Kiersten Tomson March 28, 2015 at 5:57 pm

    i need this! The girls love smoothies and this would be helpful if I want to add extras that may not be toddler friendly 🙂

  • Reply Shannon April 19, 2015 at 9:03 pm

    I like spinach, frozen berries, almond milk and flax/chia seeds!

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