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Vegan Smoothie By Vasiliki Milioni
Easy ✔ Gluten-Free ✔ Vegan ✔

If you’re short on time in the morning, there’s nothing quite as fast or as tasty as a fruit smoothie. But smoothies do seem to have one drawback: Are they ever as filling as a proper breakfast?
The answer is yes — they can be! It’s all a matter of adding the right ingredients for a smoothie that’s equal parts convenient, delicious, and satisfying. Whether you simply overslept or just can’t muster the energy to fry an egg, this 5-minute breakfast smoothie will carry you all the way to your lunch break.

This recipe will only take 5 mins of your time in preparation so let’s get to it!

UTENSILS
You will need:

  • Blender

INGREDIENTS

  • Organic Almond Milk
  • Oats
  • Seeds (Flax, Chia, etc.), Nuts, Wild Berries
  • Banana
  • Peanut Butter
  • Maple Syrup or Dates
  • Protein Powder (Optional)

DIRECTIONS

Step 1

Pour the organic almond milk into the blender. You can add as much as you prefer. Then add oats to taste. Add seeds, nuts, berries to your liking. Cut a banana and drop it into the blender. Drop a spoonful of peanut butter on top. Drizzle some maple syrup, and if you don’t like maple syrup, you can substitute it for dates. If you feel that the mix is too thick, you can add some water to it.

Step 2

Blend until smooth, pour into your favorite mug or glass cup, and enjoy!

VEGAN MILK HEALTH BENEFITS
Plant-based or vegan milk is rich in vitamins and minerals and low in cholesterol. It is advised to people who have a slow digestive system, are lactose intolerant, or people who wish to follow a cruelty-free lifestyle. So considering its many benefits, it can be a healthy alternative to cow’s milk. You can also find several types of plant-based milk: the most popular ones are almond milk, coconut milk, rice milk, and soy milk. Other plant-based milks include hemp milk, oat milk, pea milk, and peanut milk.

OATS HEALTH BENEFITS
Oats are extremely nutritious and rich in antioxidants. They can lower cholesterol levels. Oats can improve blood sugar control. Oatmeal is very filling and may help you lose weight. Oats may help relieve constipation.

SEEDS HEALTH BENEFITS
Seeds are great sources of fiber. They also contain healthy monounsaturated fats,
polyunsaturated fats, and many important vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants. When consumed as part of a healthy diet, seeds can help reduce blood sugar, cholesterol, and blood pressure.

NUTS HEALTH BENEFITS
Nuts are a nutritionally rich food, containing most of the vitamins and minerals the body needs. They’re one of the main sources of ALA omega-3 fatty acids, offering a range of health benefits from reducing rheumatoid arthritis to protecting against Alzheimer’s and dementia.

WILD BERRIES HEALTH BENEFITS
Wild berries are abundant in vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants, which provide important health benefits. Wild berries of all varieties are rich in vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants. Blackberries, raspberries, mulberries, and elderberries are excellent sources of Calcium, Potassium, Vitamin C, Phosphorous, Magnesium.

PEANUT BUTTER HEALTH BENEFITS
Peanut butter is a concentrated source of nutrition that may offer potential health benefits. One study showed that eating peanuts every day can decrease the overall risk of death by up to 21% – and reduces the occurrence of heart disease by 38%.
However, peanuts are high in calories and, while they contain “good fats,” too much can be a bad thing. Moderate your intake to avoid unwanted weight gain or health problems caused by excessive fat intake.

MAPLE SYRUP HEALTH BENEFITS
Maple syrup contains numerous antioxidants and gets a lower score on the glycemic index. It helps fight inflammatory diseases and it may help protect against cancer while helping protect skin health. It is an alternative to sugar for improved digestion and it supplies important vitamins and minerals.

If you tried this recipe or have any questions, don’t hesitate to reach out to us.

 

September 13, 2021 — Mint Basil Team
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