PB&J Smoothie

from the NatureBox Snack Kitchen

If school just started and you’re already hearing “but Mom, not another PB&J sandwich!" then this smoothie recipe is for you! It’s perfect for after school snackers who are on-the-go!

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Serves 1 as a lunch/meal smoothie or 2 as a snack.

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 cup milk (any kind you prefer: cow’s, almond, soy, etc)
  • 1/3 cup berry Greek yogurt
  • 1/4 cup rolled oats (raw)
  • 1/2 cup frozen berries
  • 1 small banana (fresh OR frozen)
  • 2 TBSP peanut butter (almond or sunflower seed butter ok too!)

Optional Add-Ins:

  • 1 TBSP ground flaxseed
  • T TBSP chia seeds
  • 1 scoop protein powder
  • 2-3 ice cubes, depending on how thick you like your smoothies

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Instructions:

In a blender, layer oats, banana, berries, nut butter, Greek yogurt, milk, and any add-ins. Make sure you put the oats in first at the bottom so it can get well-blended.

Pulse until berries and banana are broken up and then “liquify” until well-blended. You may need more or less ice depending on whether your fruits are frozen or fresh and how thick you like your smoothie.

Note: This is a VERY filling smoothie, thanks to the Greek yogurt, oats, and nut butter. For little ones, we recommend splitting it into 2 servings.

Tip: It freezes beautifully so you can eat half now and save the rest for later.

Tell us: How do you normally eat your PB&J??

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