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Raspberry-Banana Morning Boost Smoothie

Raspberry-Banana Morning Boost Smoothie

  • 1¼ cups unsweetened vanilla almond milk, soy milk, or dairy milk
  • 1 peeled and frozen ripe banana, cut into pieces
  • ¼ cup old-fashioned rolled oats
  • ¼ cup peeled, seeded, and finely chopped cucumber
  • 3 tablespoons cooked white beans (homemade, or canned, rinsed)
  • ¾ cup frozen or fresh raspberries
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • ¾ cup ice cubes

Old-fashioned rolled oats and white beans add body and fiber to this blushing pink smoothie. It’s also delicious made with strawberries or blueberries.

COOKING TIME 40 seconds


  1. Add the almond milk to a blender and then add the remaining ingredients in this order: the banana, oats, cucumber, beans, raspberries, vanilla, and ice cubes.
  1. Blend on high speed until smooth, 30 to 45 seconds. Divide between glasses and serve.

PER SERVING: Calories 172 / Protein 5g / Dietary Fiber 7g / Sugars 14g / Total Fat 3g

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Reprinted from Supermarket Healthy: Recipes and Know-How for Eating Well Without Spending a Lot. Copyright © 2014 by Melissa d’Arabian. Photographs © 2014 by Tina Rupp. Published by Clarkson Potter, an imprint of Random House LLC.

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