Sunday, before I started school for the spring semester, was intended to be a relaxing day.
My #SundaySupper post was up, I had been productive, and the day was going smoothly. So I decided to make some smoothies with my Vitamix (lovingly named Blendy by the boyfriend).
Side note: This wasn’t the first time I had used a Vitamix … This wasn’t even this first time I had used Blendy. But the error I made was so silly you’d think I’d never touched a blender before.
This is what happened…
I happily made a cup of coffee, stirred in a tablespoon of sugar and 2 tablespoon unsweetened cocoa powder then let it chill in the refrigerator.
Then I chopped up 2 bananas and dumped them into the Vitamix, added the coffee, 1/2 a cup of milk and a cup of ice.
After I blended this to my hearts content I gave it a taste. The texture, thickness and flavor were perfect. So, I set up a little area on the counter to take a few pictures, grabbed a glass then went to move the Vitamix back a bit.
I think you have an idea of what might have happened… If not, here’s a little play by play.
With glass in hand I attempted to push back the base of Blendy (I had already given the smoothie a taste so the lid was off – mistake 1). [Read more...]