Being a lover of iced coffee and 'granita' or crushed ice drinks, I'm glad to now have a blender that I can actually blend ice in. My mum got me the Breville Blend Active for my birthday, after I had seen lots of bloggers using it!
One of the drinks I like to whip up is an almond iced coffee. All I do is fill up the blender with ice, then I add cooled coffee made in my cafetiere (instant or espresso would also be fine), almond milk and a dash of my favourite Monin almond syrup. The Monin syrups I buy from Amazon and they are great for making drinks (not to mention cocktails) in all different flavours. They do some good sugar-free versions too. I am very excited about all the nice iced drinks I'll be blending up to cool us down this summer. And I'll save a few pounds on certain high street coffee shops that I tend to frequent too!