Hello everyone! How was your Christmas? Did you eat, like, a TON? Ugh, I sure did! Detox is starting early this year.
(Pretty sure it’ll be ending early, too, if we’re honest.)
So here we are with a virtuous smoothie! If you follow me on Instagram, you maaaay have noticed that I like smoothies. I really, really like smoothies.
On weekdays Mr. Veggie makes me my trusty green breakfast smoothie, and on weekends I experiment with new ideas. I’ve made this one a number of times now and I thought it was time to share the love!
This smoothie has everything you need. A very quick microwaved oatmeal provides slow releasing energy – perfect for those who don’t like the texture of oatmeal / porridge, but want to get the health benefits of it. Or those (like me) who are OK with oatmeal / porridge but have trouble eating any solid food early in the morning.
The oatmeal is spiked with vanilla and cinnamon so adds a little something to the flavor, as well as making it thick and filling. You can also throw in your choice of mix-ins (I threw in a chia seeds, maca and chlorella) if you’re a mix-in kind of a person.
Hope you enjoy!
Blueberry Oatmeal Breakfast Smoothie
- ¼ cup dried oats
- ¼ tsp of vanilla extract
- ⅛ tsp cinammon
- A couple of ice cubes
- 1 cup of frozen blueberries*
- 1 frozen banana*
- 1 mejool date, pitted
- 1 Tbsp cashew butter
- 1 cup almond milk , + a little extra for the oats
- 1 tsp chia seeds
- 1 heaping tsp maca powder
- ¼ tsp chlorella
- In a small bowl, pour almond milk over the oats until they are all moistened. Add the cinnamon and vanilla and microwave for about 30 seconds, until the oats are softened.
- Add a couple of ice cubes to the bowl to cool the oats down.
- Blend the oats together with all other ingredients in a high speed blender until smooth.
Having this for breakfast today and am enjoying very much. Thanks! Made a double batch – wondering how long it would keep in the fridge?
Really glad to hear you’re enjoying it! I tend not to refrigerate smoothies because they can start to separate, and the banana can also start to brown within it and get more sweet. If you find that this happens, I think your best bet for reviving it would be to pop it back in the blender with some ice cubes. Hope it works out!