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Sugar Balancing Smoothie Bowl

Prep Time

15 minutes

Prep Notes

Using steel cut oats makes this smoothie rich and thick, and adds important fiber and protein to help keep blood sugar levels in check!  Enjoy it warm or cold!  If you prefer, rolled oats can be used instead of the steel cut oats.

Cooking Time

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2 servings


1/4 cup steel cut oatmeal

1/2 cup boiling water

1 tbsp almond butter

3 sprigs fresh parsley

2 sprigs fresh mint

1/2 medium mango, roughly cubed

1/2 red apple, Fuji or Gala are good for this

1 tbsp hemp seeds

1 tbsp chia seeds

Garnish:  dried unsweetened coconut flakes, raspberries, raw pumpkin seeds


  1. In a breakfast bowl, combine boiling water and oatmeal.  Set aside.
  2. Meanwhile, combine remaining ingredients into bowl of high speed blender.  Pulse once or twice.
  3. Add oatmeal to blender.  Blend until well combined.  If you like more texture blend until just incorporated.  For a smoother smoothie consistency, blend until smooth!
  4. This can be eaten immediately or allowed to cool.


Evey Schweig