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Citrusy Banana-Oat Smoothie

Photo: Iain Bagwell; Styling: Cindy Barr
Hands-on time 5 mins
Total time 30 mins
Yield Serves 2 (serving size: 1 1/2 cups)
Make morning prep even faster by freezing the banana and cooking and refrigerating the oatmeal the night before.

Ingredients

  • 2/3 cup fresh orange juice
  • 1/2 cup prepared quick-cooking oats
  • 1/2 cup plain 2% reduced-fat Greek yogurt
  • 1 tablespoon flaxseed meal
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1/2 teaspoon grated orange rind
  • 1 large banana, sliced and frozen
  • 1 cup ice cubes

Nutrition Information

  • calories 228
  • fat 3.9 g
  • satfat 1.2 g
  • monofat 0.6 g
  • polyfat 1.4 g
  • protein 8 g
  • carbohydrate 43 g
  • fiber 4 g
  • cholesterol 4 mg
  • iron 1 mg
  • sodium 24 mg
  • calcium 66 mg

How to Make It

  1. Combine first 7 ingredients in a blender; pulse to combine. Add ice; process until smooth.

Cook's Notes

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