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March 26, 2012

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recipe | chocolate oatmeal almond smoothie

The title of this post says it all.  This is a smoothie recipe with cocoa, oatmeal, almonds, and some other key ingredients.  It’s seriously healthy and the tastiest late night snack.  Ever.  (Also a tasty breakfast, mid-morning snack, lunch, second lunch, etc.)

Ingredients
– 3 tbsp raw oatmeal
– 1/4 cup almonds
– 1 cup water
– 1/4 cup raw milk (or half and half if you feel like splurging)
– 1 tbsp raw cocoa powder
– 2 frozen bananas
– 8 ice cubes

Directions
Put all ingredients in your blender.  Blend thoroughly.  We have a VitaMix and it’s incredible – the ice is destroyed in approximately 15 seconds.  Pour in a fun glass, insert straw.  ENJOY!

We’ve made this smoothie (or a similar variation – some have had date pieces, some no milk products, some coconut oil!) the past few nights and everyone fights over seconds.  Always a good sign.

Let me know if you try this out, or if you have your own favorite smoothie recipe.

till tomorrow,
Rebecca

  1. Pink Ronnie says:

    Looks lovely! My favourite recipe i mango smoothie: just a mango, low fat milk and a squeeze of honey if I want something a bit sweeter!
    Ronnie xo

  2. victoria says:

    That sounds amazing! YUM:)

  3. Going to try this! 🙂 That mango smoothie that Ronnie makes sounds awesome, too. Now I have two to make!

  4. Page Gerrick says:

    That sounds yummy! I wish I could incorporate grains into my diet without feeling icky afterward, but I'm totally passing this along!

  5. Olivilla says:

    ummmmmmmm I'm on diet ;(

  6. Amy Turman says:

    That seems decadently delicious (and healthy).

    I love a good frothy milkshake.

    xoxo,
    mon amy

  7. Sarah says:

    Wow, sounds like the perfect breakfast on the go! It looks awesome! Thanks for sharing =)

    – Sarah
    http://agirlintransit.blogspot.com

  8. Yum! This sounds so good – will have to try. Your photos and styling are beautiful too, Rebecca! 🙂

  9. Tara Celeste says:

    Sounds delicious! I think I'll try it for breakfast tomorrow.

  10. lol I think I love any smoothie that includes chocolate!

    xx

    Jen

  11. This sounds absolutely delicious!

  12. Shoko says:

    What a great breakfast. I need a blender first, but once I get one, I'm trying it!

  13. I just pinned another breakfast smoothie with oatmeal so I can't wait to try your recipe too!

  14. this sounds {and looks} delicious! i always go for a soy milk with strawberries and bananas smoothie, its super yum

  15. morgan. says:

    I just pre-made this so I can whip it up in the morning before work. thanks rebecca! i drink a smoothie for breakfast everyday and needed a new one to rotate out!

  16. Oh yeah – we LOVE these! Since I pick up eggs from a farm down the street, I usually add an egg or two to the shake. Add a little good fat and protein to the mix.

  17. Nicole says:

    Yum! This looks like a wonderfully healthy excuse to eat something undeniably sweet! I would do this with milk or yogurt ice cubes to keep it from getting watered down. Which reminds me, I need to get an ice cube tray! These will be great for keeping cool this summer 🙂

  18. This looks delicious. I will definitely be trying it soon. AND you use raw milk. I love you for that :).

  19. Yum yum yum! This sounds soooo tasty! Love the idea of oatmeal in a smoothie! Also, I'm so jealous of your Vitamix!! 🙂

  20. Nicole says:

    i'm *still* dreaming about making this even though you posted it a while ago 🙂

  21. Nicole says:

    I finally made this smoothie this morning and it was HEAVENLY! I still can't get over how healthy it is. Thanks for the awesome recipe!

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