Spiced Oatmeal Smoothie
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Recipe type: Breakfast
Serves: 1
 
Adapted from here.
Ingredients
  • 1/4 cup rolled oats
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1/3 cup plain Greek yogurt (I used non fat)
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon, plus more for dusting
  • Pinch of turmeric
  • 1 apple, cored and roughly chopped
  • 1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon pure maple syrup
  • A small squeeze of fresh lemon juice
  • 1 fresh date, pitted and chopped (optional)
  • Ice cubes
Instructions
  1. Combine oats and water in a microwave-safe bowl. Cook for 2 minutes. Set aside.
  2. To a blender add milk, yogurt, cinnamon, turmeric, apple, vanilla, maple syrup, lemon juice, date (if using), ice cubes (7 - 8 if you like it thicker) and cooked oats. Blend on high until smooth.
  3. Pour into a glass or jar. Finish with a light dusting of cinnamon on top.
Recipe by Kitchen Konfidence at http://www.kitchenkonfidence.com/2012/01/spiced-oatmeal-smoothie