I have been testing out a few different smoothie recipes and this recipe has become a favorite of mine. This refreshing strawberry oatmeal smoothie is very easy to make, quick, and delicious. It’s great in the morning as an oatmeal breakfast smoothie and goes well with my Mediterranean Breakfast Egg Cups for a full breakfast if you’re craving more.
With only 5 simple ingredients you can have a delicious strawberry smoothie for breakfast or an afternoon snack.
Why it's awesome
Since this strawberry oatmeal smoothie recipe uses frozen strawberries, you can always have them on hand and make this smoothie any time! It’s great for a quick breakfast on the run because oats will keep you full for a long time.
There are some great health benefits in this smoothie. The probiotics in the greek yogurt are great for your gut health, oat milk is light and creamy, and strawberries are a great source of vitamin C.
Try my Chocolate Cherry Smoothie for another delicious option!
Rolled Oats: For this recipe I prefer to use old fashioned rolled oats. But you can substitute with quick oats if you’d like, they’ll require less time in the blender. Oats are some of the healthiest grains out there. If you buy pure oats they are gluten free, but some are produced in the same area as grains with gluten so if you have an intolerance make sure to check. Rolled oats are whole grains with a good amount of minerals, fiber, important vitamins and antioxidants.
Oat Milk: Oat milk is a great substitute for dairy milk because it is high in fiber and vitamins. You may substitute this with your preferred milk substitute such as almond milk, soy milk or rice milk.
Greek Yogurt: Eating greek yogurt may improve your bone health, boost your metabolism, lower blood pressure and many more health benefits. It makes this strawberry oat smoothie nice and smooth and just creamy enough.
Frozen Strawberries: It’s easy to keep frozen strawberries on hand in your freezer and have them whenever you want for this smoothie! They also help make the smoothie nice and cold. It’s always good to incorporate fruit into your meals or snacks and this is a great way to do that.
Maple Syrup: Maple Syrup is a good natural sweetener and adds some nice flavor as well. If you’d like to substitute some honey or agave that will work as well.
This oatmeal berry smoothie will be done in a few minutes and keep you energized for a while.
To make this smoothie simply add the rolled oats to your blender and pulse a few times until the oats are a coarse powder.
Then add your milk, yogurt, frozen strawberries, maple syrup, and blend until smooth or your desired consistency.
Oatmeal Smoothie Recipe Tips
I used old fashioned rolled oats for this recipe. You can substitute with quick oats if you would like. Since quick oats are cut finer, you may not need to pulse them in the blender as long.
If your strawberries are sweet, you may not need to add maple syrup, or you may want to use less. You can also use a no-calorie sweetener if preferred, just adjust the amount of sweetener to your personal preference.
Yes you can eat raw oats and it is not a problem. Oats can be used in many different ways, cooked or uncooked.
Depending on the recipe, yes they can be a great way to start your day. The ingredients in this recipe are very healthy and will help you to feel full and energized for a while.
If you are having a smoothie with excess sugar every day it may not be the best choice for your health. However, if the smoothie recipe doesn’t have too much added sugar, it is a healthy choice.
More Breakfast Recipes
Strawberry Oatmeal Smoothie
- Add oats to the blender and pulse a couple times until the oats a a coarse powder.
- Add milk, yogurt, strawberries, and maple syrup and blend until smooth or desired consistency.