Fruit & Quaker Oatmeal Smoothie | U.S. Dairy

Fruit and Quaker Oatmeal Smoothie

Makes 2 Servings

  • Total Time: 20
  • Prep Time: 15
  • Cook Time: 5

Ingredients

  • ​½ c rolled Quaker©​ oats 
  • 1 c milk, fat-free, lactose-free
  • ½ ea banana, 6”
  • ¼ c strawberries, fresh or frozen
  • ¾ c vanilla Kefir
  • 3 ea ice cubes
  • 1 ea strawberry, fresh (for garnish)

Instructions

To make oatmeal

Combine rolled oats and fat-free, lactose-free milk in saucepan; simmer for 5 minutes or until oats have absorbed a majority of the milk. Oatmeal will yield 1 cup.

Let cool.

To make smoothie

In blender, combine 1 cup cooked oatmeal, half of a ripe banana, ¼ cup frozen (or fresh) strawberries, ¾ cup Kefir, and ice cubes.  Blend until smooth.

Serve immediately with fresh strawberry garnish (optional).