How to make a oatmeal and banana smoothie
Oats are a cereal which is very beneficial for our body, known for its high fibre and protein which helps lower bad cholesterol in the blood. And a great way to take advantage of all their properties and enjoy a unique taste is to prepare delicious smoothies with oats as the main ingredient. In this OneHowTo article we present an ideal recipe for making a oatmeal and banana smoothie, a great drink for a good breakfast or snack. Discover the steps below.
The preparation of this oats and banana smoothie is very simple. The first thing to do is put a cup load of oatmeal to soak in a bowl of warm water. Make sure that the water completely covers the oatmeal. Suffice to leave it for a few hours for these to soften and grow. After this time, strain the remaining water in the container and put aside the oatmeal.
Now, you must prepare the banana for the smoothie. Take a ripe banana, peel it and cut it into slices. Add the banana slices to the oats in a container suitable for use with a blender. Add a glass of milk and a cup of fat free plain yoghurt and begin to blend all the ingredients at medium speed. Do it for a few seconds.
While blending the ingredients, slowly add 3 or 4 tablespoons white sugar. If you want the texture of the oatmeal and banana smoothie to be a little smoother, use honey instead. Continue blending all the ingredients until a smooth mixture is reached.
End by straining the mixture to obtain a more creamy and smooth smoothie. You see, in just a few moments your oats and banana smoothie is ready to serve. Leave it in the fridge if you want to have it very cold, and if it is to your liking, sprinkle some cinnamon on top. The end result is amazing!
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