Cherry-Berry Oatmeal Smoothies

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That's right, you can drink your oats with this healthy smoothie recipe. Plus it only takes about 15 minutes to whip up, so there's no excuse to miss breakfast.

Cherry-Berry Oatmeal Smoothies
Total Time:
15 mins
Servings:
3
Yield:
2 1/4 cups

Ingredients

  • ½ cup water

  • cup quick-cooking rolled oats

  • ½ cup light almond milk or fat-free milk

  • ¾ cup fresh or frozen unsweetened strawberries, partially thawed

  • ½ cup fresh or frozen unsweetened pitted dark sweet cherries, partially thawed

  • 1 - 2 tablespoon almond butter

  • 1 tablespoon honey

  • ½ cup small ice cubes

Directions

  1. In a medium bowl combine water and oats. Microwave 1 minute. Stir in 1/4 cup of the milk. Microwave 30 to 50 seconds more or until oats are very tender. Cool 5 minutes.

  2. In a blender combine oat mixture, the remaining 1/4 cup milk, and the next four ingredients (through honey). Cover and blend until smooth, scraping container as needed. Add ice cubes; cover and blend until smooth. If desired, top each serving with additional fruit.

Tip

This recipe easily doubles to make 6 servings.

Out the Door

Pour smoothies into insulated travel mugs or bottles.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

121 Calories
4g Fat
21g Carbs
3g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 3
Calories 121
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 4g 5%
Sodium 41mg 2%
Total Carbohydrate 21g 8%
Total Sugars 12g
Protein 3g
Vitamin C 23mg 115%
Calcium 108mg 8%
Iron 0.9mg 5%
Potassium 192mg 4%
Folate, total 15.5mcg

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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