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Make-Ahead Oatmeal Smoothies

Make-Ahead Oatmeal Smoothies
Awhile back, I wrote a post about Overnight Refrigerator Oatmeal that has been very popular with Yummy readers. (Thanks for all of the enthusiastic feedback!) Since then I've been experimenting with a smoothie version of that recipe. In today's post, I'm sharing my 6 favorite flavor varieties along with a formula you can follow for inventing your own smoothie flavor combos. They're easy, can be stored in the fridge for several days; and they can be frozen! Breakfast before school or work, or on the way. If you have kids and have a hard time getting a healthy breakfast in them before school, let them choose or create a favorite flavor and help you make them ahead of time. Great boost before or after exercise. Make ahead convenience. A complete meal in a glass. I honestly can't drink a whole 2-cup serving at one time. Chia seeds are power food (and a perfect smoothie thickener). How to make 6 flavor varieties of Oatmeal Smoothies(or invent your own flavor combo) Step 1. Oats. Fruit.

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