The best breakfast smoothie recipe likes this mocha oatmeal smoothie is so decadent, healthy, filling and delicious. It is like having dessert for breakfast and make you feel awesome.
Total Time: 5-8 Minutes
Prep Time: 5-8 Minutes
Active Cook Time: ZERO
People always say overripe bananas best used for making banana bread. I think it is best used in this smoothie.
I have been thinking of making this recipe for a while. Little did I expect that I am addicted since the first taste. Is it the chocolate? Is it the coffee? I don’t know. All I know is that I felt awesome after having this smoothie. My energy sustains longer. I don't feel hungry for a long, long time.
I tried using an overripe banana and a ripe banana separately at different times. Overripe banana brings in more sweetness in the smoothie. In my opinion, it definitely tastes better. But if you are not that picky, a ripe banana is perfectly fine.
You may have more than 1 overripe banana on hand and can't use them all right away. What could you do? Discard the banana peels, store one banana in one zip lock bag and freeze it.
As much as it is so irresistible, this smoothie is best served after chilling it overnight. I bring to work for several occasions for my mid-morning snack. Storing the smoothie in a thermos to keep its cold temperature would be the best.
1 cup (7oz / 202g) Rolled Oat
1 tsp Chia Seeds
1 cup (7oz / 202g) Almond Milk (or any milk of your choice)
1 Very Ripe Banana (overripe banana would be the best)
1 Avocado (Skin and seed discarded)
1 1/2 cups (11oz / 302g) Almond Milk (or any milk of your choice)
1/4 cup (2oz / 50g) Cocoa Powder
1 tsp Instant Coffee Espresso Powder
2 tbsp Honey
1/2 tsp Vanilla Extract
1/4 tsp Ground Cinnamon (optional)
1 pinch of Salt
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