While the northeastern States are being hit by an early snow storm, it is merely a chilly, rainy day in the District. The gloominess outside called for an infusion of cheerfulness. Luckily, I finally got my act together to complete an Iron Chef Challenge for Vegan MoFo! The secret ingredients for this weekend are carrots and oats; the perfect recipe for some sunshine. This yummy breakfast shake tastes reminiscent of the fall-winter in transition, with cinnamon undertones and a nice hearty consistency. I might have to make these more often!
Carrot Oat Shake
2 organic carrots
1/2 banana (I think 4 slices of frozen peaches would be lovely, too)
1/4 cup rolled oats (or a multigrain oatmeal)
3/4 cup almond milk
5 drops vanilla stevia
1. Soak oats for thirty minutes in the milk.
2. Grate the carrots (optional, but recommended if using an immersion blender instead of legitimate one)
3. Blend everything until a nice, thick milkshake consistency. Yeah, that was pretty easy peasy...
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