Oats smoothie is a healthy, delicious, instantaneous recipe. This is great as breakfast, evening snack, post-workout drink, or as an after school snack. Breakfast is an important meal of the day. And healthy breakfast is a must for a happy and energetic day.
Even though, some times it’s not possible to have a nutritious breakfast every day. So include this as your breakfast. Because this quick and doesn’t need much preparation. Above all, this oats smoothie is marvelous for the whole family.
As you know, a smoothie can be made with fruits, greens, nuts, or even with chocolate and peanut butter too. Never the less, if you’re new to the smoothie world, start with a simple fruit smoothie. Likely, this is one of the perfect ways to feed fruits and nuts to your kids.
How to make oats smoothie:
To make oats smoothie, first rinse the oats and soak them in the milk. For this, we are using soaked almonds. So better soak the almonds previous night. Chop the apple into pieces. Adjust the brown sugar and cinnamon powder according to your taste. Similarly, the thickness also.
Then put everything in a blender and blend it into a fine smoothie. Serve with some chopped nuts on the top. Mostly, this tastes like a milkshake. So your kids definitely going to love this. Never the less, don’t add the raw oats
Know more about ingredients:
Oats: Oats are the main ingredient of this recipe. You should use the soaked oats only. Oats are very healthy and they are gluten-free. In addition, they are packed with vitamins, minerals, fiber, and antioxidants too. In particular, they help with weight loss and keeps you full for long.
Oats can be used in different recipes like porridge, oats upma, dosa, pancakes, and even snacks like biscuits too. This is oats smoothie is the fast one to make.
Apple and almonds: Apple is the main ingredient in this recipe. likely, you can use banana also for oats smoothie. In addition, soaked almonds are involved for this oats smoothie.
Apple helps to reduce the blood sugar levels, so it is good for diabetic patients. And it might reduce the risk of type 2 diabetics. Likely, it promotes digestion and cures constipation and diarrhea.
Dates are full of protein and they help you boost muscle strength. They have vitamins like A1, c, B1, B2, B3, and B 5. They are rich in iron and they promote bone health and improves the nervous system.
Dates and brown sugar: There are source of sugar for this oats smoothie. Dates add the natural sugar to this recipe. Brown sugar is replaceable with white sugar. But for the healthier option better to avoid white sugar.
Cinnamon powder: This is the key ingredient in this recipe. This adds the wonderful flavor and taste to this recipe. In addition to that, cinnamon consists of more amount of highly potent polyphenol antioxidants. Importantly, it increase the sensitivity to Insulin.
Oats Smoothie Recipe
- 3 tbsp oats
- 1/4 cup milk
- 6 dates
- 10 soaked and peeled almonds
- 1 cup apple pieces
- 1 tsp cinnamon powder
- Take oats in a bowl and soak them for 10mins. After that chop the apple into pieces and keep them in a bowl.
- Peel the soaked almonds. Keep them in a bowl.
- Take a blender and add all the ingredients to the blender and blend into a smooth mixture.
- Pour this into a serving glass and garnish with some dry fruits like sliced pistachios and almonds and serve.
Watch Oats Smoothie Recipe Video:
This is the breakfast recipe. Make this with regular rolled oats. This recipe needs only 15 mins. And the process is similar as regular upma and add veggies of your choice.
First, dry roast the oats and keep them aside. Next heat the oil in the pan. When the oil is hot enough add curry leaves, mustard seeds, cumin seeds, chana dal, and peanuts. When they sputter, add onions and fry them until they turn golden brown.
After that add the green chilis and stir them. Then put the veggies of your choice like carries, beans, and green peas. Fry them for 1 min and add turmeric and salt to the pan. Mix them well. Now pour water and let the water boil. Then add the rolled oats. Cover the lid and cook until the oats are done. Finally, squeeze some lemon juice and sprinkle some chopped coriander leaves on the top.
Oats Masala Dosa:
There are different kind of dosa like plain dosa, onion dosa, masala, Rava dosa, and the list goes on. Today I’m sharing the dosa recipe with oats. This potato masala for this is the same as masala dosa. To make dosa first, we need to prepare the dosa batter.
- First, make powder with oats. Take a mixing bowl and add oats powder, rice flour, semolina, curd, and add water.
- Make the batter and put salt, chopped green chills, coriander leaves, onions and mix them well.
- Now heat the pan and spread some oil on the pan. Now pour dosa batter in the circle shape on the pan.
- When the edges of the dosa start leaving the pan, then turn the dosa to the other side.
- After that place, the potato masala in the middle and fold the dosa. pair the dosa with chutney and sambar.