Personal blenders perfect for in-cab meal prep

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Updated Mar 15, 2016

Blenders have a variety of uses. Smoothies, sauces and soups can be whipped up in a blender in a matter of minutes.

Personal blenders make it possile to drink healthy smoothies while on the road.

Traditional blenders can be big and take up too much space, but personal blenders are compact, come with less parts and can cut down on clean up time. And, they are perfect for in-truck cooking.

Instead of blending your smoothie or other drinks in a standard blender and then transferring it to a travel cup, the travel cup is built in.

An added bonus: all of these blenders retail at less than $25.

1. Hamilton Beach 51101BA Personal Blender

This personal blender has a one touch pulse operation for blending. It comes with a 14 ounce blending jar that doubles as a travel cup and fits into most drink holders. It has a 175-watt motor and is BPA free in food zones and BPA free in the blender jar. This blender retails for $14.96 on Amazon here.

2. Rival Personal Blender

The Rival Personal Blender comes with a 15 ounce detachable travel cup and drink-through travel lid. It is BPA-free with anti-skid rubber feet on the bottom and a 220-watt motor. It is available from Walmart here for $8.74.

3. Black & Decker FusionBlade Blender

This blender has a stainless steel FusionBlade and comes with two 20-ounce blending jars with twist-on travel lids. It has 275-watt power and a single on/off button. This blender is available here from Target for $24.99.