Our mothers deserve an Oscar for working around the clock and while a trophy couldn’t make up for her deteriorating health, we decided to add a glass of coffee, oatmeal and peanut butter smoothie to his Monday diet to give him energy for the day ahead. Don’t sweat it, the recipe is easy enough to even let the kids try it out and surprise mom tonight.
No, it’s not Mother’s Day but to juggle household chores and other jobs with the same panache, our moms deserve to be pampered every day and this Coffee Oatmeal & Peanut Butter Smoothie recipe contains whole grains , fruit, caffeine and its daily dose of protein all in one. Check out the coffee, oatmeal and peanut butter smoothie recipe below and thank us later:
100 ml of French pressed coffee (make it a little stronger)
1 frozen banana
120 ml milk
1 tablespoon of peanut butter
30 g oatmeal
Combine all the ingredients in a blender until smooth, adding more milk if necessary to achieve a consistency to your liking. Use immediately.
For the garnish, you can add chopped dates or any fruit of your choice. You can add a scoop of protein powder for a daily dose of protein.
(Recipe: Abdul Sahid Khan, Head Coach, Lavazza India)
Coffee reduces the risk of developing depression and significantly reduces the risk of suicide. It reduces the risk of type 2 diabetes, reduces the risk of liver and colorectal cancer, and even reduces the risk of premature death.
Bananas, whether mashed or not, help reduce stress levels as they are high in potassium which is an essential mineral needed to regulate water balance, acidity level, and blood pressure. They not only improve digestive health and help with weight loss, but also support heart health, improve insulin sensitivity, and contain powerful antioxidants.
Peanut butter can help with weight loss and improve heart health when consumed in moderation and as part of a healthy diet. Rich in a variety of nutrients, peanut butter may reduce the risk of breast disease, manage blood sugar, and aid in bodybuilding when consumed a scoop or two per day, as advised by your doctor or dietitian.
Oats can improve blood sugar control, lower cholesterol levels, and protect LDL cholesterol from damage, in addition to being high in antioxidants and incredibly nutritious. Its soluble beta-glucan fibers aid digestion, keep the stomach full, ward off the feeling of hunger while keeping a full stomach.