Smoothies are a beautiful thing. You toss everything into a mixer, hit blend, wait two minutes, and end up with a refreshing meal or snack. Leave it to Instagram foodies to complicate the process by creating smoothie stacks, which layer multiple smoothies on top of each other (the one above is a twist on Neapolitan ice cream).

Sure, the food trend is fun to look at, but who has time to make all the different smoothies required for one of these monsters? We don't. And even if we did, we wouldn't want to clean our Vitamix again and again. If you’re in it for the likes, go ahead and layer up. We’re sticking to ogling the prettiest ones on Instagram:

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