What kind of oats do you use in smoothies?
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Beside this, is it OK to put raw oats in a smoothie?
You do not need to cook oats before adding them to a smoothie. Raw oats are safe and nutritious to eat. However, they have a rougher texture compared to softer cooked oats.
Beside above, do I need to cook oats before putting in a smoothie? Whole rolled oats tend to blend better, and you don't have to cook them before adding them to your smoothie. Either throw the oats into your blender with the rest of your ingredients or soak them beforehand for at least an hour in milk or water (this softens them and will give your smoothie a smoother texture.)
Regarding this, how do you use oats in a smoothie?
The easiest method is to just add whole rolled oats into the blender with the rest of your smoothie ingredients and blend. 1/4 cup to 1/2 cup of oats is all you need to get the nutrition and satisfaction boost in your smoothie. Remember, oats will thicken your smoothie.
Can you blend oats?
Making blended oatmeal (a.k.a. oat flour) is as easy as pouring dry rolled oats into a blender and flipping on the switch! Use your fresh blended oats along with or in place of regular wheat or all-purpose flour in baking recipes. Blend until oats are fine and begin to look powdery, like flour.