Beverage

Orange Banana Oat Smoothie

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You can make your mornings easy by doing a little prep work the night before. Freeze the banana the night before and make the oatmeal. Do these couple of things and you can have breakfast in your hand and out the door in minutes!

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2/3 cup fresh orange juice
1/2 cup prepared quick cooking oats
1/2 cup plain 2% reduced-fat Greek yogurt
1 tablespoon flaxseed meal
1 tablespoon honey
1/2 teaspoon grated orange rind
1 large banana, sliced and frozen
1 cup ice cubes
Combine the orange juice, oats, yogurt, flaxseed meal, honey, orange rind, banana and ice in a blender. Pulse to combine and process until smooth.
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Nutritions

Calories
145

Sodium
112mg
4% DV

Fat
2g
3% DV

Protein
4g
8% DV

Carbs
34g
11% DV

Fiber
4g
18% DV

Put those overripe bananas to good use with the best recipe for Easy Banana Muffins! These simple, one-bowl, moist banana muffins are a perfect make-ahead breakfast or snack -- and they're freezer-friendly, too! Best of all, they rise high and have tall, puffy, sugar-coated domes. Add chocolate chips, nuts, or blueberries for the ultimate bakery-style treat!

3/4 c granulated sugar
1/2 c vegetable oil
2 eggs
1 1/2 c mashed banana
1 t vanilla extract
1/4 t almond extract
1 t baking soda
1 t baking powder
3/4 t salt
2 c all-purpose flour
1/2 t cinnamon
1/4 t nutmeg
coarse sugar
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Nutritions

Calories
205

Sodium
262mg
10% DV

Fat
0.55g
0% DV

Protein
5g
10% DV

Carbs
44g
15% DV

Fiber
3g
12% DV