Into my blender went: coconut milk (this kind), ground flax seeds, coconut oil, quick oats, banana, strawberries, oatmeal, ice cubes, cinnamon, and vanilla extract.
The texture was indeed creamy. The taste was reminiscent of the Capt'n Crunch Crunch Berries cereal I enjoyed in my youth, except unsweetened.
Will today forever be remembered as "that one time I put oatmeal in my smoothie" or will I try it again?Totally! Oats are super good for you. I love that they are packed with fiber that helps me stay full longer and keeps things moving inside.
Thinking about putting oats in your smoothie? Here are some other recipes:
- The Yummy Life's Make-Ahead Oatmeal Smoothies
- Drink Your Oats: Recipe Round-Up at The Kitchn including this delicious looking Peanut Butter Banana Milkshake from Joy the Baker
- Something Swanky's Chocolate Almond Oatmeal Smoothie
Olivia Lovejoy is a Blogger, Green Living Educator, and Health Coach trained at The Institute for Integrative Nutrition. She's also author of Baking Soda & Bliss: The Healthy & Happy Guide to Green Cleaning.