oat and peanut butter smoothie

Peanut Butter and Oat Smoothie

This peanut butter and oat smoothie tastes just like a milkshake. Its also made with bananas, vanilla essence and flax seeds. It’s sweetened with dates. I make mine with oat milk, but it should work well with your milk of choice.

When I was a kid, I loved milkshakes. I was an uncomplicated boy, vanilla was my favourite. I didn’t have much interest for chocolate or strawberry. This smoothie creates the flavour of a milkshake, without being loaded with refined sugar.

I throw in some flax ground flax seeds or chia seeds for that extra nutrient boost.

You can experiment with thickness by adding more or less milk but I find around 600 ml of oat milk works well. You can also add more dates to make it sweeter, but I think around six gives a nice level of sweetness, without going too crazy.

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Peanut Butter and Oat Smoothie

A peanut butter and oat smoothie that tastes like a milkshake
Prep Time5 mins
Servings: 2 large glasses
Author: SimonDeaneHealth

Ingredients

  • 600 ml oat milk or milk of choice
  • 50 g oats
  • 2 peeled bananas
  • 2 tbls peanut butter
  • 6 pitted dates
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla essence
  • 1 tbls ground flax linseeds

Instructions

  • Put all of the ingredients into a blender
  • Blend until smooth

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