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Strawberry Tahini Smoothie with Activated Oat Cubes

What began as a happy accident, these activated oat cubes are a smoothie game changer! Activated oats (or nuts, grains, seeds, legumes…) have been soaked over night to help to break down some of the hard-to-digest compounds in these foods and allow their full potential to shine when we consume them!

By freezing activated oats in ice cube trays, you have a perfect nugget to pop into the blender to make your smoothies rich, creamy, frosty, and super filling!

Activated Oat Cubes


  • rolled oats, soaked overnight in filtered water and a splash of apple cider vinegar or squeeze of lemon juice


  • Rinse and drain the soaked oats, pack them into ice cube trays, freeze, and store in the freezer!

Strawberry Tahini Smoothie


  • cups / 175g frozen strawberries
  • 1-2 frozen activated oat cubes (mine are quite large so I use 1)
  • 1 Tbsp. tahini or other nut / seed butter of choice
  • 2 Tbsp. hemp seeds
  • 2 tsp. lemon juice
  • ½ tsp maple syrup (if desired)
  • splash vanilla extract
  • pinch cardamom
  • pinch sea salt


  • Add everything to a blender, add water or plant-based milk to blend / as needed. Enjoy!