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MAY 01, 2024

Healthy Oatmeal Smoothie Recipes: Easy and Delicious Breakfast Ideas


Discover quick and nutritious oatmeal smoothie recipes for a delicious breakfast boost. Easy, healthy, and perfect for busy mornings.

Read time: 3 minutes

Oatmeal doesn’t have to just be a breakfast bowl you chomp through, it can also be an amazing smoothie. Seriously, with key ingredients like oats, ripe bananas, Greek yogurt, milk, and a dash of sweetness from honey or maple syrup, you can transform a fairly boring functional bowl to something exciting.

What’s more, the recipe we’ve got for you can easily be tailored to your preferences, whether that’s a mixed berry oatmeal smoothie or something with a peanut buttery flair. So, without further ado, let’s get to it.

Delicious Oatmeal Smoothie Recipes

So, now you know that oatmeal smoothies are a fantastic way to start your day, let’s explore the various options and customizations for this healthy and satisfying breakfast.

Classic Oatmeal Banana Smoothie

Two key formidable players here: oats and bananas. The oats provide fiber to keep you feeling full, while the bananas add natural sweetness and creaminess to your smoothie. Here's how the recipe goes:

Ingredients:

  • 1 ripe banana
  • 1/2 cup rolled oats
  • 1 cup unsweetened almond milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 tablespoon honey (optional)

Preparation:

  1. Using a high quality, powerful blender, add the ripe banana, rolled oats, almond milk, vanilla extract, cinnamon, and honey (if using).
  2. Blend until smooth and creamy.
  3. If you’re using a PROMiXX MiiXR X7, simply detach the blade and attach the sports cap for on-the-go satisfaction.

This oatmeal banana smoothie is a great balance of flavors and a rich, creamy texture, making it an ideal breakfast or snack option.

Mixed Berry Oatmeal Smoothie

Our mixed berry oatmeal smoothie is an excellent choice for anyone who enjoys the fruity tang of berries to help start their day.

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 cup rolled oats
  • 1 cup mixed berries (eg. strawberries, blueberries, raspberries)
  • 1/2 cup Greek yogurt
  • 1 cup almond milk
  • 1 tablespoon honey (optional)

Preparation:

  1. Add the rolled oats, mixed berries, Greek yogurt, almond milk, and honey (if using) into your blender.
  2. Blend until the mixture is smooth and well combined.
  3. Serve immediately or store in your detachable blender bottle for later.

This vibrant and nutritious smoothie is packed with vitamins and antioxidants from the mixed berries and oats' sustaining power.

Peanut Butter Oatmeal Smoothie

Ok, it’s peanut butter oatmeal smoothie time! Pairing the creamy richness of peanut butter with the heartiness of oats will create an unbeatably filling blend.

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 cup rolled oats
  • 1 ripe banana
  • 2 tablespoons creamy peanut butter
  • 1 cup unsweetened almond milk
  • A drizzle of maple syrup or honey (optional)

Preparation:

  1. In your blender, combine the rolled oats, ripe banana, creamy peanut butter, almond milk, and maple syrup or honey (if using).
  2. Blend until the mixture is velvety and well-blended.

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Required Ingredients For Oatmeal Smoothies

While your smoothie is only going to be as good as the ingredients you use, the truth is, creating an oatmeal smoothie doesn't need a long list of fancy or obscure add-ins. Instead, it calls for simple, readily available flavors that you probably have in your kitchen.

Rolled Oats

Obviously the foundation of your oatmeal smoothie - providing the fiber that makes it thick and filling. Rolled or quick oats can be used interchangeably based on what you have on hand. What’s more, the oats enhance the texture but also serve as a wholesome source of nutrients.

Banana

A ripe banana can bring brilliant sweetness, creaminess, and thickness to any smoothie. Frozen bananas are particularly good for creating a chilled, milkshake-like consistency without the need for ice. That said, adding ice cubes can help achieve a similar effect if you’re using fresh bananas.

Greek Yogurt

If you want to add creaminess, richness, and an extra protein boost to make your smoothie, Greek Yogurt is ideal. That’s because its thick texture enhances the overall consistency of the blend, elevating it from a light breakfast option to a more satisfying meal replacement.

Milk

Whether dairy or plant-based, milk is crucial to ensure your smoothie isn’t a stodgy, rock solid mass. Unsweetened almond milk is often recommended for its creamy texture and neutral flavor that complements the other ingredients without overpowering them. However, you can use any type of milk based on your preference or dietary requirements.

Quick Tip: Experiment with various kinds of milk, such as coconut or oat, to add unique flavors and textures to your smoothie.

Sweetener (Honey or Maple Syrup)

Admittedly, fruits like bananas and berries are often sufficiently sweet enough for most of us, but a sweetener can enhance your smoothie's entire flavor profile. And using honey or maple syrup adds that hint of sweetness without overwhelming the natural taste of the other ingredients.

Fruits

Don’t be afraid to customize your oatmeal smoothie with a range of different fruits based on your preferences. Berries like strawberries, raspberries, or blueberries will infuse your smoothie with vibrant color and antioxidants, whereas other fruits like mangoes or peaches offer a tropical twist to the flavor profile.

Optional Toppings for Enhanced Taste

Again, the fun part about oatmeal smoothies is selecting toppings that enhance the flavor and make for a more fulfilling and nutrient-rich experience. So let’s look at a few more optional add-ins.

Chia Seeds and Flaxseeds

Adding a sprinkle of chia seeds or flaxseeds to your smoothie gives it a pleasant crunch and boosts omega-3 fatty acids, fiber, and antioxidants. And while we’re talking texture, you can either mix them in or sprinkle on top at the end. Either way, chia seeds and flaxseeds are an easy way to add extra nutritional value to your morning routine.

Greek Yogurt and Nut Butter

A helping of creamy Greek yogurt or a generous swirl of nut butter can transform your oatmeal smoothie into a richer, creamier early morning treat while maxing it out with protein, probiotics (in the case of yogurt), and healthy fats. Ultimately both bring a nice earthy tang that goes so well with your oats.

Shredded Coconut and Granola

Shredded coconut and granola can really elevate the texture of your smoothie - depending on whether you’re looking for a tropical twist or an earthy crunch. Sprinkling shredded coconut introduces a generous helping of fiber, iron, and essential minerals. While granola gives a whole host of complex carbohydrates.

Bonus Tips For Oatmeal Smoothies

Making an oatmeal smoothie can be simple and enjoyable (especially when armed with a reliable blender that’s up to the job), and the best part is that you can customize it to your taste. Simply follow these steps to ensure every smoothie is as delicious as it is nutritious.

Soak Your Oats!

Before blending, soak the oats in milk or water for a few minutes. This helps to soften them and creates a smoother texture in the smoothie. Additionally, the oats will absorb some of the liquid, making them easier to blend and giving the smoothie a thick and creamy consistency.

Tip: If you're using rolled oats, soaking them for at least 5 minutes is ideal, giving them enough time to soften. Quick oats, due to their finer texture, will require less soaking time.

Adding Optional Toppings

Whether you’re drinking your drinking your smoothie straight out of the MiiXR X7’s detachable blender bottle or pouring it into a shaker bottle for later, you can always get creative with toppings! Choose from various options, such as:

  • Sliced fruits
  • Nuts
  • Seeds
  • Granola
  • Shredded coconut

Remember: Toppings are more than just making your smoothie look pretty, they’re a great opportunity to get extra essential nutrients and textures.

Nutritional Benefits

Oats are a rich source of fiber, providing you with nearly 4 grams per cup.
Fiber aids digestion and helps you feel full for longer, making it an ideal ingredient for breakfast smoothies. Adding oats into your diet sets the foundation for a day filled with sustained energy and reduced snacking.
Oatmeal is also packed with vitamins and minerals such as manganese, phosphorus, magnesium, and iron.
The above are essential for various bodily functions and contribute to overall well-being. For example, manganese plays a role in metabolism, while iron is crucial for transporting oxygen in the blood.

So be sure to start your day the right way with a simple, delicious, and versatile solution that’s going to keep you going.

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Written by Matthew Stogdon

Matt has been writing for two decades, across print and digital media. He is also an accomplished filmmaker, with several accolades under his belt.

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