Smoothies are one of the fastest and easiest ways to enjoy a healthy breakfast or snack. Just throw everything in the blender and a few minutes later you have your healthy breakfast ready!
Power-packed with blueberries, banana, Greek yogurt and oatmeal, this oatmeal blueberry smoothie has everything you need to start your day off right.
The smoothie contains oats, which is rich in soluble fibers and are a good source of vitamins, minerals. It helps you to keep fuller for longer period.
Blueberries are great sources of fiber, Vitamin C, Vitamin K, and manganese. Free radicals are the primary cause of many chronic diseases. Blueberries are a very rich source of antioxidants, which can fend off free radicals, and can protect your skin from any damage. They also have anti-inflammatory properties. Chronic inflammation leads to several diseases like- obesity, heart disease, diabetes. But the antioxidants in berries can reduce inflammation. (Read more about –> Health benefits of berries)
Bananas are rich in potassium, manganese and are also a good source of dietary fiber. Ripe banana acts as a sweetener and also helps to make this smoothie much creamier.
Yogurt provides important nutrients such as calcium, magnesium, phosphorus, potassium and protein, which is really good for your bones. It is a great source of probiotics which aid digestion and also help to keep your gut healthy
Ingredients for Blueberry Smoothie
1/3 cup (35 grams) rolled oats
150 grams fat-free Greek yogurt
3/4 cup (120 grams) frozen blueberries
1/2 cup water
1 ripe banana (frozen)
Place the oats in the blender and pulse until finely ground.
Add the remaining ingredients and blend on high until completely smooth.
Feel free to add more or less water depending on your preference.
If your blueberries and banana are fresh instead of frozen, add a few ice cubes.
Top your oatmeal blueberry smoothie with blueberries and serve immediately.
(You can also try these breakfast smoothie recipes –> 5 Smoothies that taste so good)