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Oat and banana energising smoothie

13 January 2017

A filling oat and banana smoothie packed with protein and fibre for lasting energy.

Oat and banana energising smoothie
Oat and banana energising smoothie

Although milk is a drink, it acts more like a semi-solid food in the stomach, slowing down digestion and helping to create a sense of satiety. The skimmed-milk powder adds extra protein, boosting this effect. 

The fruits provide fibre and bulk, and flax seeds add omega-3 for general brain and heart health.

How to make

  • 150ml (5fl oz) semi-skimmed milk mixed with 1 heaped tbsp skimmed milk powder
  • 20g (1oz) small, soft porridge oats
  • 1 banana, peeled and sliced
  • 100g (4oz) peaches canned in fruit juice
  • 1 tsp flax seeds, to sprinkle

Combine the fruit and milk in a blender until smooth, then serve with a sprinkle of flax seeds on top.

Visit our juice and smoothie section for more delicious smoothie recipe ideas

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