Orchard's Bounty: Apple and Great Grains Shake


Delight in the Orchard's Bounty, a wholesome Apple and Great Grains Shake that’s a toast to harvest-time flavors. This rustic blend combines the crisp sweetness of fresh apples with the hearty fullness of grains like oats and quinoa. A hint of cinnamon adds a warm spice note, while a drizzle of maple syrup sweetens the deal. Blended with almond milk for a smooth finish, this shake is a nutritious, fiber-rich treat that energizes the body and pleases the palate.

Orchard's Bounty: Apple and Great Grains Shake

Preparation and Cooking Time

  • Preparation Time: 10 minutes
  • Cooking Time: 5 minutes (for toasting grains)


  • Yields: 2 servings
  • Ideal Serving Size: 350 ml per serving

Nutritional Information per Serving

  • Calories: 300 kcal
  • Protein: 8 grams
  • Carbohydrates: 50 grams
  • Fat: 7 grams
  • Fiber: 6 grams
  • Sugar: 20 grams


  • Fresh apples, cored and sliced: 200 grams
  • Rolled oats: 40 grams
  • Cooked quinoa: 50 grams
  • Ground cinnamon: 2 grams
  • Maple syrup: 20 ml
  • Unsweetened almond milk: 400 ml
  • Ice cubes: 100 grams

Method of Preparation

  1. Toast the oats and quinoa in a dry pan until fragrant.
  2. Blend the toasted grains with apples, cinnamon, maple syrup, and almond milk.
  3. Add ice to the mixture and blend until smooth.
  4. Pour the shake into glasses and garnish with a thin apple slice and a sprinkle of cinnamon.

Culinary Success Tips

  • Choose a variety of apple like Honeycrisp or Fuji for the best flavor.
  • Soak the oats and quinoa before blending for a smoother texture.
  • Adjust the level of sweetness by varying the amount of maple syrup.

Anticipated FAQs

  • Can I use dairy milk instead? Absolutely, any type of milk will work in this recipe.
  • Is it necessary to cook the quinoa? Yes, cooked quinoa blends better and provides a nicer texture.
  • What if I don't have maple syrup? Honey or agave nectar are suitable substitutes.