Friday, April 12, 2013

Healthy Smoothie - Oatmeal, Spinach & Berries

If you've been following along at home, you know I'm a sucker for a good smoothie.  This week I decided to add a few ingredients to one of my favorite mixtures of fruit to make it healthier, and loved what I ended up with.  Adding oats and spinach to the already delicious list of ingredients makes this a fantastic breakfast! I was SO full after drinking mine!


All you need is:

1 medium banana
5-6 strawberries
1 cup blueberries
1/4 cup yogurt (I used strawberry Chobani)
1/4 cup oats (I used Old Fashioned Quaker Oats)
1-1.5 cups baby spinach
1/2 cup water (or more)


Then just fill your blender and blend until smooth!  I gave it a little longer than usual to make sure the oats were pulverized.  :)


Even husband liked it!


Have fun switching out the fruit you use - I don't think you'll come up with a bad combination.

Interested in other cool treats?  Check out a few of my frozen yogurt recipes - Blackberry Honey Frozen Yogurt and Strawberry Banana Fro Yo!

Enjoy!


9 comments:

  1. Are you suuuuuuuure there's no chocolate in here? ;)

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    1. Hahaha...noooo. Wouldn't THAT be delicious though. :)

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  2. It actually looks pretty good considering it has dried oats in it :) For me, color is key, yours came out a very pretty shade of purple. OK, I'm going to try and make one this weekend!
    xM

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    1. Let me know what you think! If you're worried about the oats, you could do 1/2 the amount (or just leave them out)...but they really help fill you up! :)

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  3. Yum! This looks so healthy and satisfying!!

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  4. Oh, I'm a smoothie addict! I'll definitely have to try this combo!
    Visiting from Kelly's Korner. :)

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    1. Me too Cristin. They're so good! Let me know how you like it. :)

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  5. This was great! I'm a newbie smoothie girl and I love finding new recipes. Mine came out green but I'm ok with the slime look.

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  6. I am SO going to make these! My daughter (and I) LOVE smoothie! Perfect!

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