Getting bored of your usual breakfast routine??!!
With the weather warming up, it’s a great time to start adding in delicious breakfast smoothies! This is one of my favourites, so I thought I would share with you today. Remember, you are only limited by your imagination, so get experimenting and create your own favourite combo!
I use a thermomix which allows me to grind up all of the seeds, nuts & oats up really well for optimal digestion. If you don’t have a good blender, then I suggest soaking your seeds & nuts over night before you blend them to ensure they are digested easier.
Down the bottom I have some additional ingredients that you could add, but not essential. I add the Macca Root powder, which is fantastic for regulating your blood sugar levels (energy), and also balancing your hormones. The mesquite powder is a great source of amino acids (protein!), nutrients, and adds an amazing caramel-ish flavour….mmmmmm!! Play around with the ingredients to find what works best for you!
Time: 10minutes Makes: 1 smoothie
- 1 frozen banana
- 2-3 tbsp seed and/or nut mix (combination of whatever you have: pepitas, sunflower, chia, flaxseeds, almonds, cashews etc)
- 1/3 cup whole oats
- 1 cup water or milk of your choice (more or less depending on desired consistency)
- 1/4 tsp cinammon
- Superfoods: macca root powder (1/2 tbsp), mesquite powder (1 tbsp)
- Honey (I don’t use honey personally to avoid too much added sugar, but can be added if you desire!)
Put all ingredients into the blender and blend until desired consistency! In the thermomix I blend the seeds & oats first dry until they reach a fine consistency, and then I add the remaining ingredients in.
Using nut milk will add more creaminess, but I find adding water means you are essentially making oat milk which tastes great to me!
Using frozen banana makes the smoothie cold and more creamy.