Vanilla Banana and Coffee Breakfast Power Smoothie

Barbara Oseland

By
@BOseland

This recipe I just kinda opened the fridge and pantry and threw it all in a blender, taking the things I love in the morning... oatmeal, fruit and coffee!


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Serves:

1

Prep:

5 Min

Ingredients

1/4 c
prepared quick oats
1 c
low fat milk
1/2 c
low fat plain yogurt
1
scoup vanilla protein powder (25 g. protein in 1 scoup)
1 medium
frozen banana, in chunks
1/4 tsp
vanilla extract
1 Tbsp
benefiber (optional)
1 Tbsp
wheat germ
1 Tbsp
flax seeds
1/2 pkg
(single) instant coffee your choice
1/2 pkg
(single) instant coffee, vanilla flavor
1 pkg
splenda packet
1
dash cinnamon
1 dash(es)
nutmeg (optional)
5
ice cubes (optional)

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Combine oatmeal, milk, yogurt, and protein powder in blender. Give it a quick 2 pulses in the blender. Add banana chunks, vanilla extract, benefiber (optional), wheat germ, flax, instant coffee, splenda and cinnamon. Blend until smooth. If you would like, you can pulse in 4-5 ice cubes, or pour over ice to keep cold and for consistency. Sprinkle a dash of nutmeg on top as an option.
2
Note:
I use APC whey protein powder in chocolate that contains 25g protein in 1 scoup and low in sugar. Use what you like or what you have on hand. If you prefer to NOT use a protein powder, you can sub with Carnation Instant Breakfast or Ovaltine.