You love the heartiness of a wholesome bowl of oatmeal, but you also crave the cold and refreshing flavor and ease of sipping on a smoothie. Both breakfasts are quick, so how do you decide? Now you don't have to. This recipe is like overnight oats and a smoothie all in one.
This smoothie is packed with 10 grams of fiber, so it will seriously keep you full all morning long, which is perfect if you're trying to lose weight. It also offers over 14 grams of protein all for under 18 grams of sugar.
Just soak the oats overnight in your blender container, and in the morning add the frozen banana and ice cubes, whip it up and you've got the ultimate creamy, milkshake-like smoothie. Yes, soaking the oats overnight is a must, because if you just add regular rolled oats to your blender, the texture isn't quite as smoothe and silky. Plus prepping the night before saves time in the morning.
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This smoothie is subtly sweet and thick. If you prefer a sweeter breakfast, add more maple syrup, and to thin out this smoothie, add a little more soy milk.
1 large banana
1/2 cup rolled oats
1 teaspoon chia seeds
1 cup unsweetened soy milk
1/2 teaspoon maple syrup
3 ice cubes
- Peel the banana, break it into about six pieces, and place them in a freezer bag in the freezer overnight.
- Add the rest of the ingredients except for the ice cubes to your blender container, put on the top, and refrigerate overnight.
- In the morning, add the frozen banana and ice cubes to the blender and puree until smooth. Enjoy right away.
Source: Calorie Count
- 1 serving
- Cook Time
- 5 minutes
- Calories per serving