Cherry Banana Oats Smoothie

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Summer breakfast is always delicious – healthy, fresh and colorful and this Cherry Banana Oats Smoothie is all about that goodness. An everyday morning stressful affair is almost sorted with this yumness. While mangoes are a must eat during summers, the market is full of ruby red cherries. Perfect balance of tart and sweetness, cherries are a perfect ingredient to enjoy in smoothies, desserts and of course as is. This recipe is as simple as anything can get. Throw in a bit of this and a bit of that and you have a glass of awesomeness.

So while the fruits are still available in the grocery store, it’s time to kick start the hot and long days with this Cherry Banana Oats Smoothie

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RECIPE

INGREDIENTS: ( For 2 people)

  • 2 medium bananas, diced and frozen
  • 1 cup pitted cherries
  • 4 tbsp oats
  • 3/4 cup plain yogurt
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract (optional)
  • 1 tbsp flax seeds + extra for garnish
  • 1 tsp chia seeds
  • 1 tbsp maple syrup (optional)
  • 8 – 9 ice cubes

METHOD:

  • In a blender add the chopped bananas, pitted cherries, oats, yogurt, vanilla extract, flax seeds, maple syrup and ice cubes and blend it until smooth and without any lumps.
  • Transfer it to serving glasses and garnish with flax seeds and chia seeds and serve cold.

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