I’m writing this post at 8:45 this morning, as I’ve just tried a new combination of ingredients for a smoothie and I love it – so thought I better share it with you now before I forget it!
Sometimes some smoothies I make are very tasty but are not filling me for up a good few hours, no one wants to be snacking within a couple of hours of their breakfast! So I’ve been looking at numerous recipes to see what I can do about this.
One suggestion I’ve read was to add porridge oats – at first I thought “I don’t think so” but now that I’ve seen it on various recipes I thought “let’s try it”.
So just before bed last night I soaked a third of a mug of gluten-free porridge oats with cold water, and this morning the mug was full to the brim with creamy soft oats.
I added this in with all my other ingredients. Another new ingredient for my breakfast smoothies is coconut milk, for me this makes it creamy and adds a little more sweetness.
All in all I loved it my new recipe – so I hope you will give it a go too!
- 1/3 mug of soaked gluten-free porridge oats (for at least one-hour or overnight)
- 1 banana
- Handful of spinach
- 1 small green apple
- 2 teaspoons of Linwoods’ milled flax, sunflower, pumpkin, sesame seeds & goji berries
- Frozen blueberries
- KoKo brand coconut milk (add depending on the thickness you want)
And then blend.
I realised later in the morning that how would you know whether this filled me up or not?! I can confirm quite happily that I was full till lunchtime 🙂