Best Oatmeal Smoothies Recipe

Best Oatmeal Smoothies Recipe

Check out this easy to make Best Oatmeal Smoothies Recipe if you love a fruit smoothies recipe that’s good for breakfast as it is for an after workout snack.

It combines the best of a frozen fruit smoothie with the yummy goodness of a bowl of oatmeal.

This is also a dairy free smoothie. So if you have to avoid dairy, this is the smoothies recipe for you!

Oatmeal smoothies in mason jars with red straws on a polka dot tea towel.

Making an easy oatmeal smoothies

I love adding oatmeal to a fruit smoothies recipe.

What type of oatmeal?

Make sure to use instant oatmeal, which is just as nutritious as steel cut or old fashioned oats. (It’s just cut up in smaller pieces so it cooks up quicker.)

I always use oatmeal for baking or as a hot breakfast cereal. However, now that it’s getting warm out, the last thing I’d want for breakfast is a steaming bowl of oatmeal.

With this cold yet satisfying oatmeal smoothies recipe, you get all the benefits of oatmeal as well as fruit.

How to serve your smoothie?

Make the oatmeal smoothies the night before by putting them in 16 ounce Mason jars with lids.

This way you save time in the morning. Just grab a jar out of the fridge and go! (Don’t forget a straw.)

After drinking your smoothie, toss the straw and put on the lid. That way you can safely store the dirty jar until you get home – no spills!

Closeup of an oatmeal smoothie in a mason jar with a red straw with a polka dot tea towel in the background.

Tips for making an easy oatmeal smoothies

Gluten free? If you’re gluten free, make sure to use oatmeal that’s certified as gluten free. Even though oatmeal is naturally gluten free, it can be contaminated during growing, processing or shipping.

Buying certified gluten free oatmeal means you won’t get glutenized!

Go sugar free: To keep the calories low, I used stevia. Powdered monk fruit sweetener is also a good choice as is Swerve Sweetener.

All are natural, no calorie sweeteners.

Go dairy free: To make this oatmeal smoothie recipe dairy free, I like using unsweetened soy milk or coconut milk and frozen strawberries and ice cubes instead of yogurt.

If you’re looking for more dairy free smoothies, try this Pumpkin Smoothie Recipe. It’s dairy free because it’s made with tofu.

Too thick? Finally, if you find that that the oatmeal smoothie is too thick, you can add more soy or coconut milk to the jar. Then put the lid back on and shake it up!

Three jars of oatmeal smoothies in a mason jars with red straws with a polka dot tea towel with an ice tea spoon.

Looking for more healthy smoothie recipes?

Check out this Healthy Banana Smoothie, which is made with sweet plum juice.

Try a Coffee Breakfast Smoothie instead of your usual morning coffee.

This Protein Packed Berry Smoothie Recipe is one of my kids’ favorites.

This Easy Berry Quick Iced Tea Smoothie is a wonderful afternoon pick me up.

If you love green plant based smoothies, try the Best Spinach Smoothie Recipe.


Best Oatmeal Smoothies Recipe

Best Oatmeal Smoothies Recipe

Do you love a fruit smoothies recipe for breakfast or an after workout snack? Then learn how to make the best oatmeal smoothies recipe.

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes


For the oatmeal:

  • 4 cups water
  • 1 cup instant oatmeal
  • 1/4 cup powdered monk fruit
  • 1/4 cup dried cranberries
  • 1 apple, thinly sliced
  • 1 tablespoon cinnamon

For the blender add-ins:

  • 1 cup unsweetened soy or coconut milk
  • 1 cup frozen strawberries
  • 1 banana
  • 1 cup ice cubes


  1. Bring water to a boil.
  2. Add oats and return water to a boil. Then reduce heat and simmer for 5 minutes. Stir occasionally.
  3. Add powdered monk fruit, dried cranberries, apple, and cinnamon. Stir to combine.
  4. Simmer 2 more minutes. Stir occasionally. Then cover and turn off the heat and let sit for 5 minutes.
  5. Add cooked oatmeal, soy or coconut milk, frozen (not thawed) strawberries, banana, and ice cubes to a blender. Cover and blend on high until strawberries and ice cubes are pulverized and the mixture is creamy.
  6. If the smoothie mixture is too thick, add more soy or coconut milk and/or ice cubes and blend some more.

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Nutrition Information:



Serving Size:


Amount Per Serving: Calories: 282Total Fat: 14gSaturated Fat: 11gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 2gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 65mgCarbohydrates: 41gFiber: 6gSugar: 19gProtein: 4g

Nutritional information is automatically calculated per the ingredients list. Serving size may not be accurate. Please double-check with your preferred nutritional app for the most accurate information.

Originally posted on April 23, 2015. Updated with new pictures and information.

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