We are having amazing weather in Oregon...it has been 90 degrees and will continue to get even a little hotter! Now, I know some of you will say that is not amazing weather, however, it's not humid and since it rains most of the year, I'll take it. It just feels good and I truly appreciate every sunny day I get around here.
I love taking my early morning walks on these summer mornings, most of the year I walk in rain and mud so it has been wonderful.
And when I return home, breakfast several times a week consists of a smoothie. It's the perfect cold treat after a 5 mile jaunt around our beautiful neighborhood. I still have sweet, peaches I froze last year during peach season, but you can use store-bought frozen peaches too. Just make sure they are frozen and you may need to add a little more agave if they are not sweet enough.
I love oatmeal and raw quick-cooking oats are a great addition to your morning healthy drinks. They work great as a thickener and offer a nice, complex flavor. I would suggest adding it to all of your smoothies.
Always serve your smoothie in a pretty glass, it feels indulgent. We all need that.
Let me know how you like this version, I have a feeling you will love the flavors. Let's face it, cinnamon and peach is the perfect combo.
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Cinnamon Peach Oatmeal Smoothies
- 2 cups frozen peaches
- 1 container (5.3 oz) vanilla Greek yogurt
- 1-1/4 cups vanilla almond milk
- 1/2 cup raw, quick-cooking oats
- 1 Tablespoon chia seeds
- 1 Tablespoon agave syrup (more if your peaches are not sweet)
- 3/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
- 1/2 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
- 2 cups ice
- Place all ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth.