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Kate’s Power Smoothie

  • Author: Our Best Bites

Description

This citrus and blueberry power smoothie is loaded with lots of goodness to keep you fueled, whether you have it first thing in the morning or as a snack!


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Ingredients

1 cup orange juice (preferably the good stuff, like the not-from-concentrate orange juice)
2 tablespoons steel cut oats or oatmeal
3/4 cup 2% or full-fat plain Greek yogurt
1 1/2 cups frozen blueberries
3 cups baby spinach leaves
1 1/2 cups crushed ice


Instructions

  1. Combine ingredients in the jar of your blender and blend. You will probably need to run it through twice. Serve immediately.
  2. Makes 1 giant smoothie, 2 smaller smoothies, or 3 snack-sized smoothies.

Notes

nutrition information (for 2 servings using 2% greek yogurt):

Calories: 211
Fat: 3
Carbs: 36
Sugar: 22
Fiber: 7
Protein: 12

This also has 211% of your Vitamin A, 116% of your Vitamin C, 37% Calcium, and 19% of your iron–not too bad for a snack!

Tip: To help your blender out, you can soak the oak groats in the orange juice overnight (either in the jar of your blender or in in a glass). This will make it easier to blend and will also eliminate a lot of the grittiness from the oats.

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