1 Cup Oats (use raw oat groats if following a raw food diet or oatmeal if you don’t have a powerful blender)
3 Tablespoons Agave Nectar
1 Teaspoon Vanilla
½ Teaspoon fresh or ground ginger
Optional: If you want to make it more of an ice cream consistency, substitute 2 of the Cups of Water for Ice.
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Blend the ingredients in the order listed.
Blend the ingredients a few at a time so that your blender can cope with the work, unless you’ve got a high powered blender, then you might be able to add them all in at once.
If it gets too thick, add more water as necessary.
If your blender has made the smoothie too warm, you can either cool it down in the fridge or freezer, or add some ice cubes or frozen fruit to it (You may need to add more water as this will thicken it further).
The quantity produced varies slightly from recipe to recipe depending on the consistency of the ingredients used and may be a different colour to the photo.
Half of this recipe should serve one person for breakfast and keep you going until lunch (or any other meal). You can always save the other smoothie for your next meal or the next day, or share it and give someone else an energy boost.
If you want to ensure this recipe is gluten free or wheat free, either use gluten free oats or substitute the oats for another healthy gluten free grain such as brown rice or quinoa.
If you want to ensure this recipe is raw, ensure all your ingredients are raw. Include raw oat groats or raw buckwheat. Include raw nut or seed milk or water instead of the oat milk.
All the Green Thickie recipes on this website are suitable for vegetarians and vegans and are dairy free. They do not include any animal products at all.
If you are avoiding soya, use a soya free milk.
Feel free to add a healthy sweetener that fits in with your diet or avoid extra sweeteners altogether. Feel free to substitute sweeteners with whole fruits such as date to increase the sweetness.
All the recipes are sugar free.
No green thickie recipes contain salt.
All recipes are suitable for babies as they contain no salt or sugar.
Substitute seeds for nuts to make these recipes nut free if you are avoiding potential allergens.
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