Wednesday, March 21, 2012

Breakfast Smoothie!

Healthy Breakfast. yes. 

This smoothie is a wonderful way to start the day healthy.  It provides lots of vitamins, anti-oxidants, minerals, and fiber which makes you feel full longer.  I am not a big breakfast fan myself but this smoothie has convinced even me.
You can also enjoy this smoothie as healthy snack anytime during a hot summer day.  A guilt-free, healthy, and refreshing snack to cool down a bit.
  • 1/2 cup plain non-fat yogurt
  • 1/2 cup low-fat milk
  • 1 cup fresh strawberries, frozen
  • 1 cup fresh blueberries, frozen
  • 1/2 cup of oats, soaked overnight in 1/2 cup water + squirt of lemon juice
  • honey or sugar, to taste
Soak 1/2 cup of oats overnight in half a cup of water and a squirt of lemon juice.
Unless the berries are already frozen, clean the fresh berries and freeze them overnight.
In the morning, you add the yogurt, the milk, the frozen berries and the oats to a blender and combine well.
Sweeten with honey or sugar to taste.

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