Blueberry Oatmeal Smoothie

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blueberry oatmeal smoothie

Oatmeal with blueberries, coconut oil and a splash of maple syrup is one of our favourite breakfasts. However, it can get old and we can get lazy. So, the other morning we thought why not throw all ingredients in a blender and make a blueberry oatmeal smoothie?!

blueberry oatmeal smoothie

Oats not necessarily have to be cooked to be edible. We recommend buying organic oats to avoid their exposure to RoundUp, a carcinogenic pesticide. Oats may not have been sprayed with glyphosate while growing but rather for harvesting. Yep, you heard it right. Stay safe with organic oats.

blueberry oatmeal smoothie

Blueberries are an antioxidant powerhouse. They are affordable even throughout winter months. Look for organic frozen blueberries in Costco and many other grocery stores. Costco offers the best deal, as always.

blueberry oatmeal smoothie

And do not worry about blending solid coconut oil with other ingredients. It will blend after 3-4 minutes and add some amazing anti-inflammatory qualities to your blueberry oatmeal smoothie.

Up for an oatmeal with blueberries? Try this bake with steel cut oats, quinoa and berries of choice.

Blueberry Oatmeal Smoothie

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Ingredients

1 cup milk of choice, unsweetened
1 cup blueberries, fresh or frozen
1/2 cup oats, quick or old fashioned
1 tbsp coconut oil
1 tbsp honey or maple syrup
1 tsp pure vanilla extract

Directions

In a blender, combine all ingredients and process for 3 - 4 minutes or until smooth. Serve immediately.

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