Blueberry Overnight Oat Smoothie

From First-Time Vegan: Delicious Dishes and Simple Switches for a Plant-Based Lifestyle by Leah Vanderveldt, Ryland Peters & Small, 2019

Images are by Clare Winfield © Ryland Peters & Small

  • Yield: 1-2 servings

Ingredients

  • 190 g/1 cup frozen blueberries
  • 250 ml/1 cup coconut milk
  • 1 tablespoon pure maple syrup
  • pinch of salt
  • 95 g/1 cup rolled/old-fashioned oats
  • 1 tablespoon chia seeds

 

OPTIONAL TOPPINGS

  • toasted flaked/sliced almonds or almond butter
  • fresh fruit, such as cherries, blueberries or figs
  • sprinkling of dried blueberry powder

Directions

  1. Combine the frozen blueberries, coconut milk, maple syrup and salt in a blender and process until smooth. In a large jar or container with a lid, combine the oats and chia seeds. Pour the blueberry milk mixture over the oats and stir everything to combine. Pop the lid on and place
  2. in the refrigerator overnight.
  3. The next day, portion the oat smoothie into bowls or jars, add the toppings and enjoy.

Note

This is a smoothie-overnight oats hybrid, with the blended berries and coconut milk mixed with the oats to soak. Don’t forget to add the maple syrup, to give it the right balance of sweet and tart.

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  • Yield: 1-2 servings
  • Ingredients:
    • 190 g/1 cup frozen blueberries
    • 250 ml/1 cup coconut milk
    • 1 tablespoon pure maple syrup
    • pinch of salt
    • 95 g/1 cup rolled/old-fashioned oats
    • 1 tablespoon chia seeds

     

    OPTIONAL TOPPINGS

    • toasted flaked/sliced almonds or almond butter
    • fresh fruit, such as cherries, blueberries or figs
    • sprinkling of dried blueberry powder
  • Directions:
    1. Combine the frozen blueberries, coconut milk, maple syrup and salt in a blender and process until smooth. In a large jar or container with a lid, combine the oats and chia seeds. Pour the blueberry milk mixture over the oats and stir everything to combine. Pop the lid on and place
    2. in the refrigerator overnight.
    3. The next day, portion the oat smoothie into bowls or jars, add the toppings and enjoy.
  • Note:

    This is a smoothie-overnight oats hybrid, with the blended berries and coconut milk mixed with the oats to soak. Don’t forget to add the maple syrup, to give it the right balance of sweet and tart.

  • Credit:

    From First-Time Vegan: Delicious Dishes and Simple Switches for a Plant-Based Lifestyle by Leah Vanderveldt, Ryland Peters & Small, 2019

    Images are by Clare Winfield © Ryland Peters & Small

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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