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Ryan's Blueberry and Oats smoothie

SpunOutter Ryan shares his delicious smoothie recipe

Written by Ryan Mangan | View this authors Twitter page and posted in opinion

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It was a quiet, peaceful Sunday morning when I first made these beauties. There’s something about making smoothies that relaxes me; something satisfying about creating something so appealing and tasty from a few messy chunks of fruit. On this particular occasion, I took it slowly and discovered a few tips as to how we can make them even more filling and appetising


  • 2 x Apple (helps balance blood sugar levels)
  • 1 x Orange (aids healthy digestion) 
  • 2 x Bananas (contains slow-releasing sugars) 
  • 1 x Avocado (omega-3, healthy fats)
  • Blueberries (antibacterial qualities)
  • Flahavan’s Irish organic oats (help lower cholesterol)
  • Bran flakes (iron, fibre)
  • Water


  • A blender
  • Cutlery
  • A trendy travel cup to take and go (optional)


  1. Add three tablespoons of oats to a blender, followed by two tablespoons of bran flakes.
  2. Dice up and chop up all of the fruits and throw them in on top.
  3. Pour in about 2/3rd of a cup of water.
  4. Blend right through to a smooth consistency.
  5. Add blueberries last if you’d like them to remain in small chunks (they make it more visually appealing if wanting to serve to others).
  6. If making them for a special occasion, garnish with some healthy chia seeds or bee pollen (optional).
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Published Octo­ber 6th2015
Tags healthy eating eat well feel well
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