Orange Strawberry Smoothie [RECIPE]

Orange Strawberry Smoothie
Blend up this yummy breakfast beverage the night before for a refreshing summertime treat. (Photo by Jathan Fink, Jadeworks Entertainment)

Summertime heat can be brutal, so quench your thirst with this delicious orange strawberry smoothie. Best part is, you can make it in advance to enjoy anytime you start craving this fruity citrus blend.

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Breakfast Week: Tropical Smoothie

Heather drinks a tropical smoothie

For a quick and tasty breakfast on the go, few things top a delicious, fruity smoothie.

Smoothies have always been popular in our house. Filled with nutritious berries and fresh fruit, they are delicious, simple and satisfying, especially on a hot day! We particularly love their portability.

This recipe rises above the rest, however, because it adds a powerful ingredient which delivers an extra boost of energy and staves off hunger pangs until lunch. What’s the secret? Oatmeal!

PREP: 5 minutes

INGREDIENTS
  • 1/2 cup ice
  • 1 cup frozen berries
  • 1/2 cup vanilla yogurt
  • 1 banana, cut up
  • 1/2 cup old-fashioned rolled oats
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 3/4 cup pineapple juice
DIRECTIONS
  1. Place ice and berries in the bottom of blender, then add all other ingredients on top. Blend until completely smooth. Serve.

YIELDS: 2 – 4 servings

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