Healthy Protein Smoothies

Servings: 1
Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes

Ingredients

Blueberry Banana Smoothie

  • 1 cup Almond Milk Plus Protein , divided (I used So Delicious brand with 5g added protein)
  • 1/4 cup quick oats
  • 1 (5.3) oz Strawberry or Blueberry Nonfat Greek Yogurt
  • 1/2 overripe banana , chilled
  • 1/2 cup fresh blueberries , chilled
  • 5-6 ice cubes

Pina Colada Smoothie

  • 1 cup Almond Milk Plus Protein , divided
  • 1/4 cup quick oats
  • 1 (5.3) oz Vanilla or Strawberry Nonfat Greek Yogurt
  • 1/2 overripe banana , chilled
  • 1/2 cup diced fresh pineapple , chilled
  • 1/4 tsp coconut extract
  • 5-6 ice cubes

Instructions

  1. For the blueberry banana smoothie: In a large microwave safe bowl, combine 1/2 cup Almond Milk with 1/4 cup quick oats. Microwave on high power 2 1/2 minutes. Pour cooked oat mixture into a blender along with remaining 1/2 cup almond milk, Greek yogurt, banana and blueberries. Blend mixture on low speed for 2 minutes or high speed for 1 minute. Add in ice cubes and puree until well blended. Serve immediately.

  2. For the Pina Colada smoothie: In a large microwave safe bowl, combine 1/2 cup Almond Milk with 1/4 cup quick oats. Microwave on high power 2 1/2 minutes. Pour cooked oat mixture into a blender along with remaining 1/2 cup almond milk, Greek yogurt, banana, pineapple and coconut extract. Blend mixture on low speed for 2 minutes or high speed for 1 minute. Add in ice cubes and puree until well blended. Serve immediately.

Recipe Notes

  • Recipe Source: Cooking Classy
  • If you want an even colder smoothie, stir the oatmeal after microwaving and allow to cool at least 5 minutes before blending into smoothie.