Strawberry, Almond Butter, and Oatmeal Breakfast Parfait

This combination of fresh fruit blended into a creamy smoothie and tasty oatmeal is an almost dessert-style concoction that is actually good for you. Frozen bananas and sliced strawberries are blended into an ice cream-like smoothie and then layered with warm oats flavored with almond butter for an out of this world treat that is both decadent and delicious. Make sure your oats are warm, but not piping hot, when you put this together; otherwise, they will melt the banana and strawberry mixture.

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Strawberry, Almond Butter, and Oatmeal Breakfast Parfait

Strawberry, Almond Butter, and Oatmeal Breakfast Parfait

Yields: 2 servings | Serving Size: 1 cup|Calories: 332| Total Fat: 13 g | Saturated Fat: 7 g | Trans Fat: 0 g | Cholesterol: 10 mg | Sodium: 11 mg | Carbohydrates: 49 g | Dietary Fiber: 12 g | Sugars: 19 g | Protein: 7 g | SmartPoints: 14

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup rolled oats
  • 1 cup water
  • 1/4 cup almond milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 tablespoon almond butter
  • 2 frozen bananas
  • 1 cup sliced strawberries
  • Sliced almonds and strawberries, for garnish

Directions

Combine the oats and water in a saucepan and cook over low heat for 5-6 minutes. Stir in the almond milk, vanilla, and almond butter. Stir until almond butter is melted. Turn off heat and allow to cool slightly.

When the oats are slightly warm, but not hot, put the bananas and strawberries in a blender. Blend, pushing ingredients down with a tamper if necessary. Add a tablespoon or two of almond milk to help blend if necessary, being careful not to add too much (it should be very thick, almost like ice cream.)

To serve, layer the warm oats with the frozen strawberry mixture in a jar or parfait glass. Top with sliced almonds and strawberries and eat with a spoon.

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4 Comments on "Strawberry, Almond Butter, and Oatmeal Breakfast Parfait"

  1. Lauren  October 13, 2014

    Can I omit the banana? That's the problem I have with most smoothies. I don't tolerate bananas very well…

    Reply
    • SkinnyMs  October 13, 2014

      Lauren, You sure can. You can always use an avocado or cooked sweet potato in place of the banana.

      Reply
  2. Sandra  May 2, 2017

    It says vanilla. Is it vanilla ice cream? Or something else.

    Reply
    • Emilia Horn  May 2, 2017

      Sandra, it’s vanilla extract. Sorry it isn’t clear!

      Reply

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