Sep 02, 2022
2 mins read
For those of you who ALWAYS have a flap in the morning trying to work out how to get everyone fed, dressed and out of the house on time.. This 'on the go' smoothie is an ideal alternative for breakfast if time is tight.. ESPECIALLY if you are the 'grab a fancy smoothie or coffee on the way to work' type.. This recipe costs under £1 for 2 portions, helping you to watch those pennies and eat better at the same time.
You can easily prep this the night before and allow to chill in the fridge overnight rather than adding more stress in the morning.. Even though it literally only takes 5 minutes to make, every minute counts when you know things get a bit hectic trying to leave the house on time!
This smoothie is a really filling breakfast option, particularly good for people who usually skip breakfast before work.
The oats provide good slow release energy that will keep you full until lunchtime and help you to resist the mid morning biscuits in the staff room!
To make two portions of the 'On the Go PBC Smoothie' you will need:
1 Heaped Tablespoon of Peanut Butter (go for one that is 100% nuts rather than one with added oils) (20p)
1 Large Mashed Banana (15p)
2 Teaspoons of Instant Barista Coffee (10p)
1 Tablespoon of Milled Seeds (5p)(something with a blend of sunflower, pumpkin, sesame & flax /linseeds is good)
2 Heaped Tablespoons of Rolled Oats (5p)
A Splash of Vanilla Essence (5p)
450mls of Dairy Free Milk (30p)
How to Do It:
Pop all of your ingredients into a large jug and use a stick blender to create a smooth consistency. You might want to add a little more milk or water to loosen up the mix if you think it's a bit thick - particularly if you want to drink it through a straw.
Serve immediately or store in a sealed bottle overnight in the fridge ready for a grab and go breakfast.
These smoothies last easily in the fridge for up to 3 days, just give them a good shake before drinking.
Need an alternative to peanut butter? try using another nut butter instead - just make sure you go for a 100% roasted nut butter rather than one with lots of added oils and sugars.. Also if you're not keen on coffee, try switching to the same amount of cocoa powder instead to create a chocolate flavoured smoothie!