Simple Breakfast Smoothie with Oats

Summertime = smoothie time. Drinking a smoothie for breakfast is a great way to kickstart your day and start it off on a healthy note. This simple breakfast smoothie is filling and satisfying. If you are looking to add a bit more nutrition, add 1 big handful of spinach. The greens won’t impact the taste whatsoever.

PRO TIP: Need your caffeine in the morning? Replace half of your liquid with cold brew coffee or try my Vanilla Coffee Smoothie. Over the weekends, I brew extra concentrated coffee at home. Then, I store that coffee in the fridge during the week to use in smoothie or drink iced. Heavenly.


Simple Breakfast Smoothie with Oats

(Serves 1)


1 cup coconut water or plain, unsweetened nut milk

1 frozen banana

1/4 cup oats

1 scoop plant-based vanilla protein powder*

1 Tbsp nut butter, unsalted and unsweetened

2 dates

1 Tbsp chia seeds

1 Tbsp raw cacao nibs

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  1. Put your ingredients in your blender and press go!
  2. Serve fresh with a garnish of extra cacao nibs, shredded coconut, and or chia seeds. Not drinking it right away? Store your simple breakfast smoothie in the freezer for up to 5 days, then defrost overnight in the fridge the night before consumption.


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