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Coffee Banana Smoothie (with oats and chia seeds)

This coffee-based smoothie is as tasty and creamy as a milkshake but contains enough vitamins and nutrients to make it a healthy start to your day or even a great way to refuel after a challenging workout.

Course Drinks
Cuisine American
Keyword Coffee Banana Smoothie with oats and chia seeds recipe
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 2
Calories 186 kcal

Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup strong brewed coffee, chilled
  • 1 large banana
  • 1 tbsp smooth almond butter, salted or unsalted
  • 2 tbsp rolled oats
  • 1 tbsp chia seeds (and more for garnish)
  • 1 tbsp honey or maple syrup
  • 1 cup ice
  • chopped toasted almonds (optional garnish)
  • whipped cream (optional garnish)
  • chocolate chips (optional garnish)
  • chocolate syrup (optional garnish)
  • greek yogurt (optional garnish)
  • blender
  • measuring spoons
  • chilled glass
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Instructions

  1. Brew the coffee add the chia seeds to the hot liquid

  2. Set the coffee/chia mixture in the fridge to cool for at least an hour (or overnight)

  3. Put the ice in the blender first and top it with the banana, the oats, the almond butter, and the honey. Pour the chilled coffee and chia seeds over everything

  4. Puree the entire mixture for a minute or more

  5. Optional: Top this one off with a sprinkle of extra chia seeds, some crushed toasted almonds, a dollop of Greek yogurt, chocolate chips, a drizzle of chocolate syrup, or a spoonful of whipped cream.