Coach's Oats Smoothies

Coach's Oats® oatmeal fruit smoothies are the ideal summer breakfast. Receive all of the health benefits from Coach's Oats® without eating a hot breakfast. Smoothie ingredients such as fruit and yogurt pack in additional vitamins and calcium. Try these four cool, delicious and healthy smoothies!



Ingredients:

Pineapple-Mango Oat Smoothie:
1 mango
2 cups pineapple
1/3 cup Coach's Oats® oatmeal
1/2 cup orange juice


Strawberry-Banana Oat Smoothie:
2 1/2 cups strawberries
1 banana
1/3 cup Coach's Oats® oatmeal


Grapefruit-Peach Oat Smoothie:
2 grapefruits
1 peach
1/3 cup Coach's Oats® oatmeal
Cardamom to taste
1/4 cup Greek yogurt (plain or vanilla)
1 tsp honey


Watermelon-Strawberry Oat Smoothie:
2 cups watermelon
1 kiwi
1/2 cup orange juice
1/3 cup Coach's Oats® oatmeal
1/2 cup strawberries


Instructions:
1. Chop fruit into small pieces; this will allow blender to run smoothly.
2.  Add half of the solid and liquid ingredients to blender. Blend for about 15 seconds. Ingredients should be combined, but not fully blended.
3. Add second half of ingredients and blend for 30 seconds, or to desired consistency or blender manufacturer's instructions.
4. To cool, add ice cubes (blended or whole), or place in the refrigerator.

Notes:
Ingredients will make 16 oz. to 20 oz. smoothies, depending on size of fruit.
Ingredients are blended in two portions to avoid blender blades from getting stuck.
For healthiest fruit juice option, use fresh squeezed or brands that do not use concentrate or high fructose corn syrup.
Blending with ice will thin consistency of smoothie.