In just 5 minutes, a 6 simple ingredient apple oatmeal breakfast smoothie is ready to be enjoyed. This oatmeal smoothie recipe is naturally gluten free, nut-free, and vegan.
Combining the mild nutty flavour of hemp hearts with high omega-3 fatty acids, low-calorie, fiber-rich oats, sweet and juicy apples, and warm spiced cinnamon results in this delicious smoothie. Dates serve as both a sweetener and a nutrient booster for the smoothie.
Whether you want a healthy breakfast or a tasty treat, this smoothie is the perfect choice. With simple ingredients, quick prep time, and an incredible taste, your family is sure to love it.
The combination of apple and cinnamon takes the smoothie to the next level. Apple cinnamon is a flavor that pleases everyone, whether it's in the form of apple pie, apple turnovers, cake, muffins, milkshakes, apple popsicles or smoothies.
Why you will love oatmeal breakfast smoothie?
Healthy and filling
It can be customised with various options
Gets ready in 5 minutes
Apple: I have used royal gala apple but you could use pink lady, honey crisp or other varieties.
Oats: Old fashioned rolled oats or porridge oats.
Milk: I have used almond milk. Feel free to use any milk of your choice.
Dry fruits and seeds: Medjool dates and hemp hearts are used for extra taste and nutritional value.
Spices: I have used cinnamon, the perfect combo with apple.
Find the quantities and a short video in the recipe card at the bottom of the post.
How to make apple oats smoothie?
Put the oats, hemp hearts, cinnamon dates, maple syrup, milk, and apple in the blender jar.
Put a lid on the jar.
Blend the ingredients for 4-5 minutes.
Serve the delicious apple oatmeal breakfast smoothie in glasses.
Substitutions and Variations
Sweetener: Dates can be substituted with any healthy sweetener of your preference, such as agave syrup or maple syrup.
Milk: Instead of almond milk, use any plant-based milk like coconut, soy, or oat milk.
Nut butter: Adding nut butter, including almond or creamy peanut butter, is a fantastic way to get more healthy fats and protein.
Seeds: Chia seeds, flax seeds, or flax meal are suitable substitutes for hemp hearts.
Oats: I have used rolled oats but feel free to use porridge oats instead.
Gluten-free: Use certified gluten-free rolled oats instead of regular ones.
The apple oatmeal breakfast smoothie is most delicious when consumed right away. But, you can store leftovers for future use.
Store this healthy apple smoothie in the fridge in an airtight container or jar with a lid and finish it within a day.
Tips and Tricks
The type of dates and oats used will determine the texture and taste of this healthy oatmeal smoothie. A smooth texture is achieved by blending soft Medjool dates and rolled oats with other ingredients.
Soften dates by soaking them in warm water for 15-20 minutes if they're not soft already.
To get a richer and creamier texture, soak oats in ⅓ cup milk for 10-15 minutes.
Achieve the desired consistency by adjusting the milk.
Too thick: add more milk to thin the smoothie down.
Too thin: add a few cubes of apple or oats to thicken the smoothie. Gradually mix in a handful of diced apples or ¼ cup rolled oats at a time.
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Of course, you can. The texture of steel cut oats is not smooth and creamy, but gritty and tough. Compared to old fashioned oats and porridge oats, it has a stronger flavour.
Several hours of soaking steel cut oats will make blending with a normal blender easier. If not, the first step is to blend it into a fine powder using a high-powered blender before mixing it with the other ingredients.
Yes, frozen fruit is a perfect option if you want a super chilled smoothie but don’t want to use ice cubes. If you have a lot of apples, freezing them is the best way to preserve them.
The consistency of the smoothie is affected by ice cubes, so don't use them. For a super chilled and thick smoothie, opt for a frozen apple.
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📖 Recipe Card
Apple Oatmeal Smoothie
- Put the oats, hemp hearts, cinnamon dates, maple syrup, milk, and apple in the blender jar.1 large Apple, 50 gms Rolled Oats, 4 Medjool dates, 1.5 cups Almond milk, ½ Teaspoon Cinnamon Powder, 1 Teaspoon Hemp hearts
- Put a lid on the jar.
- Blend the ingredients for 4-5 minutes.
- Serve the delicious apple oatmeal breakfast smoothie in glasses.
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