Making a smoothie seems like the simplest way to start your day off right—pop your favorite fruit into a blender, add some ice and a splash of almond milk, and you're good to go. But not so fast. Simple mistakes can quickly derail the health-benefits and tastiness of your drink. To help you avoid common pitfalls, we spoke to Amy Chaplin, author of At Home in the Whole Food Kitchen, to learn the 9 most common mistakes you're making with your blender.
This article was originally published by our partners at Prevention.