A perfect breakfast in a glass.  This indulgent tasting shake is rich and satisfying – the gluten free oats provide plenty of fibre to help balance blood sugar while the protein powder and healthy fats will keep you feeling fuller for longer. You could use this as a post workout shake too as is has a great combination of protein and carbs to refuel and energise the body.


Peanut Butter Oat Smoothie


Difficulty – Easy

Time – 5 minutes preparation

Serves 1

What’s good about it?

Peanut butter contains a reasonable amount of protein and carbs plus some healthy fats particularly monounsaturated fats but don’t go overboard and always choose a pure brand without added sugars or other nasties. A 100g portion which admittedly is loads contains a whopping 588 calories.

  1. Simply place all the ingredients in a blender or nutri bullet and process until smooth and creamy. Best served immediately.

Did You Know?

Replace the peanut butter for other nut or seed butters. You could also use tahini paste which is an excellent source of calcium especially for vegans.

2 tsp peanut butter

1 tsp ground cinnamon

1 small banana, chopped

1 tbsp gluten-free oats

1 scoop (30g) vanilla or chocolate protein powder

250ml unsweetened almond milk