strawberry oatmeal smoothie

Strawberry Oatmeal Smoothie

This strawberry oatmeal smoothie not only tastes great, but the oatmeal helps make it nice and thick. It does taste slightly like oatmeal, which I like, but if you blend the oats first, it’s not too grainy.

strawberry oatmeal smoothie

strawberry oatmeal smoothie

I put chia seeds in my smoothie but you don’t have to if you don’t have any. Incase you haven’t used them before, chia seeds are small (the size of poppy seeds) flavorless seeds that add a little extra protein and fiber to your smoothie.¬† I also use them in oatmeal and sometimes even in cookies.

strawberry oatmeal smoothie

Recipe adapted from Strawberry Oatmeal Breakfast Smoothie at allrecipes.com

Strawberry Oatmeal Smoothie

Ingredients

  • 1 cup milk
  • 1/2 cup oatmeal
  • 1 banana, broken into pieces
  • 14 frozen strawberries (a heaping cup of sliced berries)
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 tablespoon sugar

Optional

  • 1 tablespoon chia seeds

Directions

1. Put oatmeal in blender and grind it up, then add remaining ingredients and blend until smooth.

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