HEALTHY AND High Protein Oats Breakfast Smoothie Recipes

Are you an oats fan but you are tired of eating oats just as cereal and want a change? How about you try some of these protein-rich oats smoothies for your breakfast!

HEALTHY AND High Protein Oats Breakfast Smoothie Recipes

Benefits of eating oats:

Oats are rich in protein and protein is rich in building muscle mass and bones. The body uses protein to repair itself and plays an important role in the creation and maintenance of every cell in the body. It provides energy to the body. Any sort of injury or wear and tear repair and healing will depend on the protein your body has. It can help curb hunger and maintain a healthy weight.

Oats are very nutritious and contain antioxidants, vitamins, minerals and fibre. It can help lower blood sugar levels and keep one’s cholesterol in check. It can also reduce the risk of developing heart diseases.

Here are some oat breakfast smoothie recipes you can try at home:

  1. Banana and peanut butter oats smoothie:

Ingredients:

  • ½ cup milk
  • 1 to 2 tbsp peanut butter
  • 1 banana
  • ¼ cup rolled oats
  • ice cubes
  • 1 tsp chia seeds (optional)

Method:

Into a mixer blender, add in the peanut butter and the banana and blend until it becomes a smooth paste. Then, add in the rolled oats and chia seeds (optional) and give it a quick blend before adding in the milk. Once the milk is added, blend for a few minutes until the mixture is well combined. Then pour into a serving glass and it is ready to consume.

  1. Mixed fruit oats smoothie:

Ingredients

  • 1 cup milk
  • ¼ cup oats
  • ½ cup chopped mango
  • ¼ cup spinach or kale
  • honey or maple syrup ( optional)

Method:

Into a mixer blender, add the mango and spinach, and blend until it becomes a smooth paste. Then, add in the instant oats and give it a quick blend before adding in the milk. Once the milk is added, blend for a few minutes until the mixture is well combined. Then pour it into a serving glass and it is ready to consume.

Tip: You can substitute with any two or three fruits of your choice.

  1. Cocoa avocado oats smoothie:

Ingredients:

  • ½ cup milk
  • ¼ cup instant oats
  • Pulp of half an avocado
  • ¼ cup vanilla yogurt
  • Honey to taste ( optional)

Method:

Into a mixer blender, add the avocado pulp, instant oats, yogurt, and honey (optional) and give it a quick blend before adding in the milk. Once the milk is added, blend for a few minutes until the mixture is well combined. Then pour into a serving glass and it is ready to consume.

  1. Dry fruit oats smoothie:

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup milk
  • 6 almonds, 4 walnuts, 4 figs, 6 cashewnuts, 6 raisins
  • 4 deseeded dates
  • ¼ cup rolled oats
  • banana or any fruit ( optional)

Method:

Take half a cup of milk and soak in all the dry fruits overnight. When you make the smoothie, add the soaked dry fruit and milk mixture into a mixer blender along with the and blend until it becomes a smooth paste. Then, add in the rolled oats and give it a quick blend before adding in the milk (the other half cup). Once the milk is added, blend for a few minutes until the mixture is well combined. Then pour it into a serving glass with ice cubes and it is ready to consume.

5. berry oats smoothie:

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup coconut water
  • ½ cup frozen berries
  • ¼ cup rolled oats
  • 2 tsp chia seeds
  • honey or maple syrup ( optional)

Method:

Add chia seeds, frozen berries, coconut water, and oats into a mixer blender and blend until it becomes a smooth paste. Then pour it into a serving glass and it is ready to consume.

Tips:

  • You can substitute the milk with almond milk or soy milk in any recipe.
  • If you do not wish to use any of the fruits mentioned you can substitute in the same quantities using any other fruits of your choice like apples, pears, bananas, mangoes, avocados, choose, etc (peeled and roughly chopped).
  • In case, you wish to sweeten the smoothies, add in sugar, honey, maple syrup or jaggery to taste.
  • You can substitute peanut butter or cocoa powder with chocolate spreads like Nutella or Hershey’s chocolate spread if you wish to have a chocolate-flavored smoothie.