Citrusy Banana-Oat Smoothie

Citrusy Banana-Oat Smoothie Recipe
Photo: Iain Bagwell; Styling: Cindy Barr
Make morning prep even faster by freezing the banana and cooking and refrigerating the oatmeal the night before.

Yield:

Serves 2 (serving size: 1 1/2 cups)

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Recipe Time

Hands-on: 5 Minutes
Total: 30 Minutes

Nutritional 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

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

Preparation

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

Note:

MyRecipes is working with Let's Move!, the Partnership for a Healthier America, and USDA's MyPlate to give anyone looking for healthier options access to a trove of recipes that will help them create healthy, tasty plates. For more information about creating a healthy plate, visit www.choosemyplate.gov.

Sidney Fry, MS, RD,

April 2014
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