Mar 302016
oat - banana smoothie

What we eat for breakfast (and please never skip it!) often sets the tone for the rest of the day. This is a lot of culinary responsibility and one that this Oat – banana smoothie recipe handles quite well.

The ingredients here provide lean protein, soluble fiber, and an energy boost to get your day off on the right track.

In your favorite blender mix:

  • 1 frozen banana, peeled and sliced (TIP: Peel and slice the banana BEFORE FREEZING!)
  • 1/4 cup rolled oats
  • 1/2 cup milk (this is where the protein comes from)
  • 1/2 cup plain Greek Yogurt
  • 2 tsp. honey (or sweetener of your choice)
  • Pinch of ground cinnamon

All the ingredients go into your trusty blender at the same time and blend until your preferred consistency is reached.

By the way, if you aren’t clear on what “rolled oats” are here is what Wikipedia has to say “Rolled oats are traditionally oat groats that have been de-husked, steamed and then rolled into flat flakes under heavy rollers before being stabilized by being lightly toasted”. If you want all the details, the page is here.

Oat – Banana Smoothie

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