Health Powerhouse: the BlendTec Designer 625

The Blendtec Designer 625 is a health-promoting powerhouse, with everything you need to create salubrious smoothies, snacks, and meals in a matter of seconds. With an illuminated touch interface, preprogrammed cycles for blends, and a sleek modern look, this is one blender you won’t want to lose in the back of the cupboard.


Really the Blendtec Designer 625 serves as a food pro, juicer, and blender in one. Its high-torque 1,560-watt motor is powerful enough that you can use the 625 as a coffee grinder, hand mixer, soup maker, grain-mill food processor, ice cream maker, meat grinder, bread mixer, and smoothie maker. We demoed its smoothie-making abilities by following one of their online recipes, the Jolly Green Smoothie. We substituted spinach for our own kale from the garden.

The raw ingredients, loaded in the correct order.
Several seconds later, the result.
Several seconds later, the result.

It is amazing to watch the Blendtec ferociously reduce the stack of ice, kale, berries, orange, banana, honey, and almond milk in a matter of seconds into a smooth-drinking breakfast-to-go far better than any expensive store-bought alternative. And its patented cold-forged unbreakable wingtip stainless-steel blades – 80% thicker and 10 times stronger than traditional blades – are not sharp, so cleaning is a worry-free breeze.

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Made of Tritan co-polyester, the jar is certified to NSF standards and BPA-free.

More tech details here:

Features include:

  • 1625 watt, 3.0 peak horsepower motor
  • Illuminated, capacitive touch interface
  • Preprogrammed cycles: Smoothie, Ice Cream, Whole Juice, Hot Soup
  • 6-speed capacitive touch slider + Pulse
  • Illuminated timer displays remaining time on blends
  • 8 Year Warranty.

 Capacitive Touch, Illuminated Control Panel

The Blendtec Designer 625 features a capacitive touch, illuminated control panel with easy-to-see icons. It lights up with a single touch and shuts off automatically, and its completely flat design is easy to wipe clean.

Six-Speed Capacitive Touch Slider + Pulse

Simply slide your finger left or right to control for customized blending. The truncated slider offers six different incremental speeds, and the Pulse button provides a burst of high-speed power.

Four Preprogrammed Blend Cycles

The Blendtec Designer 625 provides four different preprogrammed settings: Smoothie, Ice Cream, Whole Juice, and Hot Soup. The settings automatically speed up or slow down as needed, providing consistently perfect results of your favourite recipes with a single touch.

Loads of recipes here.