Green Smoothie Oatmeal

Green Smoothie Oatmeal

Green Smoothie Oatmeal is the perfect hybrid breakfast when you want both an energizing green smoothie and a cozy warm bowl of oats. This green oatmeal is gluten-free, dairy-free, egg-free, nut-free, and vegan.

Green Smoothie Oatmeal is the perfect hybrid breakfast when you want both an energizing green smoothie and a cozy warm bowl of oats. This green oatmeal is gluten-free, dairy-free, egg-free, nut-free, and vegan. | Nutrition to Fit

One way that I practice self-care is by nourishing myself with the foods that make me feel my best. And honestly? Vegetables make me feel really good! And I love getting to start my day first thing with veggies!

Typically I enjoy veggies for breakfast in the form of a smoothie (like this Strawberry Orange Squash Smoothie or even my Chocolate Veggie Smoothie!). If I’m in a more savory mood I’ll pair some veggies and eggs, like in my Veggie Egg Muffin Cups.

But sometimes I want something on the sweeter side, but still warm. You know – like those mornings a green smoothie sounds delish, but you want something warm and cozy in your belly. Well – I got ya covered with tasty Green Smoothie Oatmeal!

Green Smoothie Oatmeal is the perfect hybrid breakfast when you want both an energizing green smoothie and a cozy warm bowl of oats. This green oatmeal is gluten-free, dairy-free, egg-free, nut-free, and vegan. | Nutrition to Fit

This Green Smoothie Oatmeal is exactly that. With the use of fresh spinach and banana, the flavor is similar to many green smoothies. Yet it’s a warm bowl of cozy oats!

This recipe packs:

  • 1 banana (vitamin B6, vitamin C, manganese, potassium, + much more, including a delicious natural sweetness!)
  • 2 packed cups of spinach (vitamin K, vitamin A, folate, + much more!)
  • 1/2 cup oats (fiber, molybdenum, whole grain carbohydrates, a little plant-based protein, + much more)
  • flaxseed (fiber, omega-3s, antioxidants like lignans, + much more!)
  • cinnamon (antioxidants; may have benefits to blood sugar regulation, digestion, immunity system, and more)

Also? This Green Smoothie Oatmeal was a huge success with my one-year-old and my husband. We meal prepped a larger batch and it made the for the easiest mornings. My husband packed his in glass jars with a few extra blueberries and nut butter, and either ate it cold (like overnight oats) or reheated it when he got to work. I would scoop some out for my daughter’s breakfast, and she actually devoured this before one of her most favorite foods (blueberries) I served with it. Which I’ve you’ve ever eaten around my daughter…you know that says a lot. 😉

Green Smoothie Oatmeal is the perfect hybrid breakfast when you want both an energizing green smoothie and a cozy warm bowl of oats. This green oatmeal is gluten-free, dairy-free, egg-free, nut-free, and vegan. | Nutrition to Fit

With St. Patrick’s Day just around the corner, it’s also the perfect time to bust out the green food, and what better way than a tasty, naturally-colored bowl of green oats. 😉 If you make some to enjoy, share with the NTF community on the NTF Facebook Page or on Instagram (tag @nutritiontofit #nutritiontofit). Live well!

Green Smoothie Oatmeal is the perfect hybrid breakfast when you want both an energizing green smoothie and a cozy warm bowl of oats. This green oatmeal is gluten-free, dairy-free, egg-free, nut-free, and vegan. | Nutrition to Fit

Green Smoothie Oatmeal

Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes
Servings: 1
Calories: 357 kcal

Green Smoothie Oatmeal is the perfect hybrid breakfast when you want both an energizing green smoothie and a cozy warm bowl of oats.

free from: gluten, dairy, eggs, soy, tree nuts, peanuts, fish, shellfish & no sugar added

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Ingredients

  • 1/2 c. old-fashioned oats (certified gluten-free if needed)
  • 1 c. water
  • 1 Tbsp ground flaxseed
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 banana
  • 2 c. spinach
  • 1/2 c. unsweetened milk of choice
  • Optional toppings: sliced banana, blueberries or other berries, nut or seed butter, seeds, coconut, cacao nibs, etc.

Instructions

  1. Combine oats, water, flaxseed, and cinnamon in a small pot on the stove over medium-high heat. Stirring occasionally, cook for 5-7 minutes or until oats have absorbed all the water and are cooked.
  2. In a blender or food processor combine the banana, spinach, and milk/ milk alternative. Blend on medium speed for 30-60 seconds, or until smoothly combined.
  3. Pour the pureed spinach banana mixture into the oats. Stir and cook another 2-3 minutes.
  4. Serve immediately, or store in airtight containers in the refrigerator up to 3 days.
Nutrition Facts
Green Smoothie Oatmeal
Amount Per Serving (0 g)
Calories 357 Calories from Fat 90
% Daily Value*
Fat 10g15%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 1g
Cholesterol 0mg0%
Sodium 63mg3%
Potassium 990mg28%
Carbohydrates 61g20%
Fiber 11g46%
Sugar 15g17%
Protein 11g22%
Vitamin A 5675IU114%
Vitamin C 33.3mg40%
Calcium 99mg10%
Iron 4.1mg23%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Green Smoothie Oatmeal is the perfect hybrid breakfast when you want both an energizing green smoothie and a cozy warm bowl of oats. This green oatmeal is gluten-free, dairy-free, egg-free, nut-free, and vegan. | Nutrition to Fit

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