Spiralizer Reviews – Choosing a Spiralizer

Choosing a Spiralizer

 Choose a spiralizer that is right for you!!

Read the spiralizer reviews below to help make an informed decision that is both cost effective and efficient for your needs. With so many companies creating their own version of a spiralizer, it is difficult to choose one that is right for you.

Spiralizers range in price, quality,  durability.. and now, it’s even coming down to aesthetics such a colour and design details.

As of right now, I currently own two spiralizers which I can personally endorse and provide reviews for  – I love both, and I use both! There is no pressure to buy the ones I endorse, please use the information below to help make your own informed decision! As always, let me know if you have any questions. 

If there is a spiralizer you would me to review, please contact me at michelle@twirlybites.com or reach me on my contact page

Hand Crank Spiralizers

Michelle’s Pick: the Paderno World-Cuisine 3 Blade Spiralizer 

Update: or  the Paderno 4-Blade Spiralizer (read my review  on 4-Blade spiralizers)

SPIRALIZED CELERIAC TWIRLY BITES

Hand crank spiralizers offer the option of spiralizing 24 fruits and veggies due to their large blade design.  They are easy and fun to use!

  • Comes with either 3 or 4 blades that create different sized noodles (check the product specifications)
  • Blade types: 3mm noodles, 6mm noodles, flat blade, and angel hair (angel hair is exclusive to the 4-blade spiralizer
  • Storage: They sit on the counter, either as permanent or temporary fixture. I often stash mine in the cupboard when I’m not using it
  • Size: Approximately 9″x5″
  • Weight: Less than 2lbs
  • Limitations: Compared to the hand-held spiralizer below, is a little bit more work to wash and takes up a more counter space.
  • Care and Wash: Requires washing 3 parts: the main body, the crank, and the blade
  • Brands: Multiple brands available – do a quick google or Amazon search for keywords like “spiralizer, spiral slicer, spirelli, spiral slicer.”
  • Price: Ranges in price, $38-$65 – again, shop around, do your research and try to find a sale!
  • Caution: Do you research before purchasing a spiralizer, not all brands are reliable. Look  for warranties and reviews on Amazon

The “Colesnotes”: Hand crank spiralizers are best for committed users or people who want flexibility and are interested in spiralizing the full range of Spiralizeable fruits and veggies – there are over 20 of them!

If you’re interested in purchasing the Paderno World Cusine 3-Blade Spiral Slicer, above is my affiliate link.

Hand-Held Manual Spiralizers

Michelle’s Pick: the Gefu Spiral Cutter Spirelli 

Hand held spiralizers are extremely lightweight, portable, and are quick to clean.

  • Benefit: I have had GREAT success making fresh portable lunches with the spirelli.  It is so easy to pack into a lunch bag to spiralize-on-the-go – don’t ever worry about your zoodles being soggy or old!
  • Blade types: 3mm noodles and 6mm noodles only.
  • Storage: They sit on the counter, either as permanent or temporary fixture. I often stash mine in the cupboard when I’m not using it
  • Size: Approximately 6″ x 2.5″
  • Weight: Less than 1lb
  • Limitations: Can only spiralize veggies that fit into the girth of the spiralizer, for example: carrots, zucchinis, cucumbers, parsnips, some potatoes, and some sweet potatoes.
  • Care and Wash: Easy, fast, requires bristle brush to get into the bladed area
  • Brands: Multiple brands available – do a quick google or Amazon search for keywords like “spiralizer, spiral slicer, spirelli, spiral slicer.”
  • Price: Ranges in price from $20-$35 depending on brand, retailer and sales.
  • Caution: Do you research before purchasing a spiralizer, not all brands are reliable. Look  for warranties and reviews on Amazon.

The “Colesnotes”: Manual spiralizers are great for beginner spiralizers or if you want to spiralize on-the-go,  such as at work!

If you’re interested in purchasing the Gefu Spiral Cutter Spirelli, above is my affiliate link (it’s pennies for me, but every penny counts!)

If you do go with a small manual spiralizer – check out my “Veggetti Recipes” that are mini-spiralizer friendly and approved!

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