Posted on August 23 2020
Vegan Oat And Banana Smoothie
Whether summer’s vanilla latte changes to winter’s pumpkin latte, one constant sip is banana oats smoothie.
The added sweetness of maple syrup along with bananas makes it more of a treat. This is turned in to a bowl for breakfast, or take it to go. Oats make it wholesome and bring a nutty flavour.
Flax seeds are emerging superfoods. With many proven health benefits and possibly more, there’s no better time than now to grab some flax seeds from your local grocery store. And one of the best ways to add it in your diet is by incorporating it into your smoothie!
Flax seeds and its benefits
- Loaded with nutrients - Flax seeds are good sources of many nutrients.Their health benefits are mainly due to their content of omega-3 fats, lignans and fibre.
- Flax seeds are high in Omega 3 - Flax seeds are a rich source of the omega-3 fatty acid ALA, that have heart health benefits.
- Rich source of lignans, that may reduce cancer risk- Flax seeds contain a group of nutrients called lignans, which have powerful antioxidant and estrogen properties. They may help in preventing breast and prostate cancer, as well as other types of cancer.
- Flax seeds are official chill pills - Flax seeds have been proven to lower blood pressure and are especially helpful for those with high blood pressure.
2 tbsp. rolled oats
3 tbsp. hot water
1 banana, sliced & frozen
1 tbsp. flaxseed meal
1 tbsp. maple syrup
1 cup (240ml) almond milk, unsweetened
Soak the oats in the water for a few minutes until softened
Then place all the ingredients in a blender and blitz until smooth. Serve immediately.