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Oatmeal Smoothies Weight Loss: Their Cozy Flavor And Creamy Texture Will Fuel You For A Healthy Day Ahead

Everyone wants to be healthy so they can live a long and happy life. One way of ensuring this is by not being overweight, and oatmeal smoothies for weight loss can help with this. Why oatmeal? You may ask. Here are the reasons why oatmeal smoothies would help in your weight loss journey.

For starters, eating oatmeal will have you feeling full and satisfied (2). People who eat an oatmeal-based breakfast stay full for longer, thus consuming fewer calories, hence promoting weight loss. The reason oatmeal makes one feel full for longer is due to its high fiber content, which makes one feel full faster and longer (2). Another reason why oatmeal can promote weight loss is that it has a low-calorie count, also as you are consuming fewer calories than you are burning. With that said, here are oatmeal recipes for weight loss.

Healthy Oatmeal Smoothies For Weight Loss

Oatmeal Smoothies For Weight Loss

Ingredients (6) (for 1 smoothie):

  • ¼ cup of old-fashioned oats or quick oats, depending on your preference
  • ½ teaspoon of pure vanilla extract
  • 1 frozen banana, chopped into chunks
  • ½ cup of unsweetened almond milk
  • 1 tablespoon of food creamy peanut butter
  • ½ tablespoon of pure maple syrup, additional to taste
  • ½ teaspoon of ground cinnamon
  • ⅛ teaspoon of kosher salt
  • Ice, optional (add at the end if you want a thicker smoothie)

How to Make The Oatmeal Smoothie?

  1. Place the oats in the bottom of a blender and pulse a few times until finely ground. Add the banana, milk, peanut butter, maple syrup, vanilla, cinnamon, and salt.
  2. Blend all these ingredients until smooth and creamy, stopping to scrape down the blender as needed. Taste and add additional sweetener if you’d like a sweeter smoothie.
  3. Enjoy your oatmeal smoothie immediately.

Nutrition

  • Serving: 1 smoothie
  • Calories: 327kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 54g
  • Protein: 8g
  • Fat: 11g

Peach Oat Smoothie

Ingredients (1) (for 2 smoothies):

  • 2 ripe peaches, pits removed and cut in quarters
  • 1 tablespoon of chia seeds
  • ¼ cup rolled oats (You can use gluten-free oats if you are gluten-free.)
  • ½ frozen banana
  • 1 cup fresh orange juice
  • ½ cup unsweetened almond milk
  • 1 tablespoon of agave, maple syrup, or a pinch of stevia

How To Make The Peach Oat Smoothie?

  1. Add all ingredients to a blender and let it sit for 5-10 minutes so the oats and chia seeds can soak, then blend until smooth.
  2. For a thick smoothie, add another quarter to half a frozen banana. For a thin smoothie, add more almond milk or orange juice.
  3. Taste and adjust flavor as needed.
  4. Serve the peach oat smoothie immediately.

Nutrition

  • Serving: 1 smoothie
  • Calories: 142kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 28g
  • Protein: 4g
  • Fat: 3g

Greek Yogurt Berry Medley Smoothie

Ingredients (1) (for 2 smoothies):

  • ½ cup sliced strawberries
  • ½ cup raspberries
  • 1 ripe banana
  • ½ cup blueberries
  • 1 cup Greek yogurt
  • 2 tablespoons old fashioned oats
  • 1-2 tablespoons agave

How To Make The Greek Yogurt Berry Medley Smoothie?

  1. Add the strawberries, raspberries, blueberries, banana, greek yogurt, oats, agave, and 1 cup of ice in a blender and blend until smooth.
  2. Serve the Greek yogurt berry medley immediately.

Nutrition

  • Serving: 1 smoothie
  • Calories: 107kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 23g
  • Protein: 3g
  • Fat: 1g

Berry And Banana Oat Breakfast Smoothie

Ingredients (1) (for 1 smoothie):

  • ½ cup Greek or regular yogurt (plain or vanilla)
  •  1 medium banana
  •  1 cup of frozen berries (You can use a mix of blueberries, raspberries, and strawberries.)
  •  ¼ cup of oats
  •  1 tablespoon of coconut oil
  •  1 cup of almond milk (or milk of your choice)
  •  You can also add peanut butter, almond butter, chia seeds, but all these are optional.

How To Make The Berry And Banana Oat Breakfast Smoothie?

  1. Take all the ingredients and add them to a blender.
  2. Blend until smooth and then serve the berry, and banana oat breakfast smoothie immediately.

Nutrition

  • Serving: 1 smoothie
  • Calories: 204kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 26g
  • Protein: 10g
  • Fat: 7g

Strawberry Beet Smoothie

Ingredients (1) (for 2 smoothies):

  • 1 cup  of whole strawberries, frozen or fresh
  • 1 small beet, peeled and cut into chunks
  • 3 tablespoons of chia seeds
  • 1 banana, peeled and frozen
  • 2 pitted dates
  • ¼ cup of old fashioned oats
  • 1 cup of cold water
  • 1 cup of ice stevia, to taste (optional)

How To Make The Strawberry Beet Smoothie?

  1. Take all the ingredients and add them to a blender.
  2. Blend until smooth, and then serve the strawberry beet smoothie immediately.

Nutrition

  • Serving: 1 smoothie
  • Calories: 225kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 38g
  • Protein: 7g
  • Fat: 5g
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Vegan Almond Butter Banana Oatmeal Smoothie

Ingredients (1) (for 1 smoothie):

  • 1 medium banana, frozen and cut into chunks
  • 1 tablespoon of natural almond butter
  • ½ cup of unsweetened vanilla almond milk
  • 3 tablespoons of oats (gluten-free if desired)
  • 1 teaspoon agave or a sprinkle of Truvia (optional)

How To Make The Vegan Almond Butter Banana Oatmeal Smoothie?

  1. Place the oats into a blender and pulse until they are finely ground.
  2. Add the frozen banana chunks, almond butter, almond milk, and sweetener if desired.
  3. Blend until smooth and pour into a large cold glass and enjoy your smoothie.

Nutrition

  • Serving: 1 smoothie
  • Calories: 239kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 27g
  • Protein: 9g
  • Fat: 12g

Mocha Overnight Oatmeal Smoothie

Ingredients (1) (for 1 smoothie):

  • ¾ cup of unsweetened vanilla almond milk
  • 1 tablespoon of unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 tablespoon of almond butter
  • ½ cup of rolled oats (gluten-free, if needed)
  • 1 tablespoon of maple syrup
  • 1 teaspoon of instant coffee
  • A scoop of chocolate or vanilla protein powder (optional)

How To Make The Mocha Overnight Oatmeal Smoothie?

This smoothie is made in two processes: one process is done the night before, and the other is done in the morning when you are about to take the smoothie.

The Night Before

  1. Add all the ingredients to the bowl of your blender and stir them to ensure that everything is well combined.
  2. Cover and place in the fridge for at least 3 hours, preferably overnight.

The Next Morning

  1. Blend on high until a smooth and creamy consistency is reached, adding more milk if the smoothie is too thick.
  2. Transfer back to a bowl or glass, add desired toppings, and enjoy!

Nutrition

  • Serving: 1 smoothie
  • Calories: 324kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 48g
  • Protein: 10g
  • Fat: 13g

Caramel Pear Overnight Oatmeal Crisp Smoothie

Ingredient For The Caramel Sauce (1) (for 2 smoothies):

  • 1 tablespoon of refined coconut oil or butter (melted)
  • ½ tablespoon of coconut sugar or brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon of vanilla
  • 1 teaspoon of honey or maple syrup

Ingredients For The Smoothie (1):

  • 1 medium pear
  • ½ cup of 2% greek yogurt
  • ½ cup ice
  • ¼ cup of rolled gluten-free oats
  • A dash of cinnamon
  • 8 ounces of almond milk or coconut milk
  • ½ banana (optional for more thickness)

How To Make The Caramel Pear Overnight Oatmeal Crisp Smoothie?

  1. First,  make your caramel sauce.
  2. Mix the melted coconut oil, coconut sugar, extract, and honey and mix until smooth.
  3. Then next, place your remaining ingredients in a blender and blend until mixed.
  4. Add your caramel sauce and blend until smooth and creamy.
  5. Pour into 1 large cup or 2 smaller cups.
  6. For overnight oat smoothies, keep cups in the fridge for 6-8hrs.
  7. Stir in the morning and enjoy your smoothie.

Nutrition

  • Serving: 1 smoothie
  • Calories: 198kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 32g
  • Protein: 4g
  • Fat: 7g

Walnut, Berry, And Beetroot Smoothie Bowl Recipe

Ingredients (9) (for 2 smoothies):

  • 125-gram beetroot, cooked
  • 140-gram mixed berries, frozen
  • 2 tablespoon of oats
  • 1 stem ginger (thumb-sized piece)
  • 400 ml homemade walnut milk or other nut milk
  • A handful of blueberries
  • 2 handfuls of walnuts
  • A few sprigs of mint

How To Make The Walnut, Berry, And Beetroot Smoothie?

  1. Place the beetroot, frozen berries, oats, and stem ginger into a blender.
  2. Pour over the milk and whizz until smooth.
  3. Pour the smoothie into 2 bowls and arrange the blueberries, walnuts, and mint leaves on top in an attractive pattern to serve.

Nutrition

  • Serving: 1 smoothie
  • Calories: 215kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 14g
  • Protein: 5g
  • Fat: 17g

Pina Colada Smoothie Bowl Recipe

Ingredients (9) (for 2 smoothies):

  • 100 ml of unsweetened coconut milk
  • 50 gms of rolled oats, soaked
  • 200 gms of low-fat yogurt
  • 1 pineapple

Ingredients for the toppings of the smoothie:

  • Fresh strawberries
  • Passion fruit
  • Fresh kiwi
  • Mango slices
  • Banana slices
  • Coconut, shredded

How To Make The Pina Colada Smoothie?

  1. Blend all the smoothie ingredients in a blender.
  2. Place in a smoothie bowl.
  3. Top with the toppings, and serve chilled.

Nutrition

  • Serving: 1 smoothie
  • Calories: 370kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 65g
  • Protein: 3g
  • Fat: 12g

Melon And Kiwi Fruit Smoothie Recipe

Ingredients (9) (for 2 smoothies):

  • 1 kiwi
  • 2-3 papaya slices
  • 2 melon slices
  • Grapes
  • 1 slice plum
  • 1 glass of milk
  • ½-1 teaspoon of honey
  • ½ cup of oats

How To Make The Melon And Kiwi Fruit Smoothie?

  1. Mix all the ingredients in a blender and blend well.
  2. Serve chilled.

Nutrition

  • Serving: 1 smoothie
  • Calories: 260kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 36g
  • Protein: 6g
  • Fat: 5g

Banana And Oat Smoothie

Ingredients (4) (for 1 smoothie):

  • 1 small banana
  • ¼ cup of dry rolled oats
  • 1 cup of oat milk
  • ½ teaspoon of ground cinnamon

How To Make The Banana And Oats Smoothie?

  1. Blend the banana, rolled oats, oat milk, and a pinch of cinnamon until smooth and frothy.

Nutrition

  • Serving: 1 smoothie
  • Calories: 298kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 46g
  • Protein: 7g
  • Fat: 6g

Avena Healthy Oatmeal Shake

Ingredients (3) (for 4 smoothies):

  • ½ cup of  quick oats
  • 2 cups of water
  • 1 cup of fat-free milk
  • 1 cup of ice
  • 3 tablespoons of sugar
  • 2 teaspoons of ground cinnamon

How To Make The Avena Healthy Oatmeal Smoothie?

  1. Cook the oats and water in a small pot for about a minute or two, stirring continuously until it becomes thick and bubbly.
  2. Remove from the heat and let it cool for a few minutes.
  3. In a blender, add milk, sugar, cinnamon. Add oats and ice.
  4. Blend on high until very smooth.
  5. Chill in the refrigerator or pour in a glass over ice.

Nutrition

  • Serving: 1 smoothie
  • Calories: 124kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 21.5g
  • Protein: 7g
  • Fat: 2g

Peaches And Cream Oatmeal Smoothie

Ingredients (7) (for 1 smoothie):

  • 1 cup of almond milk with honey
  • ¼ cup of rolled oats
  • ¼ cup of honey Greek yogurt
  • ¾ cup of frozen peaches

How To Make The Peaches And Cream Oatmeal Smoothie?

  1. Combine all the ingredients in a blender.
  2. Blend until peaches are blended in well.

Nutrition

  • Serving: 1 smoothie
  • Calories: 186kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 28g
  • Protein: 10g
  • Fat: 5g

Chai Tea and Oats Smoothie

Ingredients (8) (for 1 smoothie):

  • ¾ cup of water
  • 1 masala chai tea bag
  • ½ frozen banana, broken into chunks
  • 2 tablespoons of Bob’s red mill organic old fashioned rolled oats

How To Make The Chai Tea And Oats Smoothie?

  1. Mix all the ingredients in a blender.
  2. Blend on low, then finish on high for 1 to 2 minutes, until smooth.
  3. Serve the chai tea and oats smoothie immediately.

Nutrition

  • Serving: 1 smoothie
  • Calories: 167kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 23g
  • Protein: 7g
  • Fat: 6g

Berry Oat Breakfast Smoothie

Ingredients (5) (for 2 smoothies):

  • ½ cup old fashioned rolled oats
  • 1 cup of milk (more as needed)
  • ½ cup of frozen berries
  • 3 tablespoons of honey
  • ⅓ cup of vanilla yogurt or Greek yogurt
  • ¼ cup of ice

How To Make The Berry Oat Breakfast Smoothie?

  1. Add all ingredients to a blender and cover tightly and pulse until ice is broken up, then puree until smooth.
  2. Taste and add sweetener if needed or milk if it is too thick. Serve the berry oat breakfast smoothie immediately.

Nutrition

  • Serving: 1 smoothie
  • Calories: 171kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 36g
  • Protein: 8g
  • Fat: 4g

The Bottom Line

The various oatmeal smoothies for weight loss highlighted in this read will help you in your weight loss journey. Make sure to read all the ingredients carefully before making any of the smoothies highlighted. In case you are allergic to any of the ingredients, make sure to replace or remove the particular ingredient.

Alexandra Danieli

Alexandra Danieli, CHC, The Conscious Gut
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