This strawberry banana oat smoothie is packed full of juicy strawberries, sweet bananas, and the natural goodness of oats via oat milk and oat milk yogurt. Both dairy free and added sugar free, it’s a healthy way to start your day.
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How to Make a Strawberry Banana Oat Smoothie
Making a smoothie is as simple as tossing ingredients into the blender pitcher and letting it do the work. The harder part is deciding what goes into the pitcher.
In the case of this strawberry banana oat smoothie, there are only four ingredients between you and a deliciously refreshing treat. It’s dairy-free, added-sugar-free, and vegan friendly.
We start with a combination of fresh and frozen bananas and strawberries. Then, instead of using whole oats, we use a combination of oat milk and oat milk yogurt. The results are smooth and creamy, without the chewy almost gluey texture (is it just me?) you can find in smoothies made with whole oats.
New to making homemade smoothies? I’ve got an entire post just for you: how to make homemade smoothies. Check it out and you’ll be a smoothie master in no time.
Optional Smoothie Add-Ins
In the culinary world if baking is more of a science and cooking is a balance between science and art, smoothie making would be 100% an art form. You start with a general idea of what you want then mix it up as you go along.
This recipe starts as a good basis, but it’s easy to adapt it to your own tastes and make it your own! Here are some common add-ins you can throw into this strawberry banana oat smoothie before blending:
- sweeteners – like honey, maple syrup, or stevia
- flavor boosters – like ginger root, lemon or lime juice, or fresh herbs like basil (—> one of my favorite additions to this strawberry banana oat smoothie!)
- whole seeds – like flax seed, chia, or hemp
- seed or nut butters – like almond butter, peanut butter, cashew nut butter, or sunflower seed butter
- nutritional supplements – vitamins, protein powders, collagen powders
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Strawberry Banana Smoothie FAQs
Like most of my smoothies recipes, most of the questions I get are about how to adapt the ingredients for what you have on hand in your pantry and fridge and/or customize the flavor to suit your own palate.
If you have additional questions, feel free to drop them in the comments below and I’ll add them.
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Strawberry Banana Oat Smoothie Recipe
This strawberry banana oat smoothie is packed full of juicy strawberries, sweet bananas, and the natural goodness oats. Both dairy-free and added-sugar-free for a healthy start to your day.
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- 5 ounces (about 1 cup) fresh or frozen strawberries
- 2 ounces (about 1/2) ripe banana
- 4 ounces (1/2 cup) plain oat milk yogurt
- 4 ounces (1/2 cup) oat milk
- Add strawberries, bananas, oat milk yogurt, oat milk, and flax seed to the blender.
- Blend until smooth.
- Serve immediately or refrigerate for up to 24 hours.
Nutrition Information:Yield: 1 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 248Total Fat: 1gSaturated Fat: 0gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 1gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 14mgCarbohydrates: 60gFiber: 7gSugar: 35gProtein: 3g
Nutrition information is automatically calculated by Nutritionix and is for general information purposes only. For the most accurate information, calculate using your select brands and exact measurements.