We know what you're thinking: Oats…in a smoothie?! But it's not as crazy as it may sound. Hear us out: Oatmeal gives smoothies a thicker, more filling consistency, a boost of fiber, and a kick of protein, too. So if you're sick of sugary fruit smoothies, try one of the most delicious oatmeal smoothies we found on Instagram this week:
Think you can resist this berry pie smoothie from @caraclarknutrition, made with frozen cherries, frozen banana, orange juice, almond milk, spinach, chia seeds, oats, Greek yogurt, walnuts, and matcha powder? We didn't think so.
Frozen peaches, mangoes, carrots, almond coconut milk, a splash of orange juice, and oats make this tropical creamsicle smoothie taste crazy-yummy—and filling. Garnish with pineapple if desired.
Who needs to eat dessert when you can sip this apple pie smoothie, made from almond milk, plain yogurt, oatmeal, cinnamon, nutmeg, vanilla extract, frozen banana, and ice?
Oats, frozen blueberries, banana, and unsweetened almond milk make his smoothie taste like a treat. But the delicious drink only seems decadent—the ingredients are super-healthy!
Here's your new favorite smoothie, made from frozen banana, uncooked oatmeal, almond milk, and a tablespoon of peanut butter, all topped with chocolate chips (if desired). You're welcome.
Love making smoothies? Our next smoothie roundup will feature basil smoothies recipes.